Course Outline

Introduction to Vista and Office: Outlook, Word and Excel


Who is this course for?

Using the three most popular Office programs, this course shows you how to create and save Word Documents, send email, and make simple spreadsheets. We will introduce Viewpoint and some of its functions.


How long is this course?

1 Day 


What do I need to know before attending?

There are no pre-requisites. This course is suitable for complete beginners. 


What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of the Windows Vista Explorer, Control Panel, Windows Sidebar, Display Properties and Search Facilities.
  • Use Microsoft Outlook to send, receive and organise electronic mail.
  • Receive and send Office documents as mail attachments.
  • Create, edit and print basic Word Documents.
  • Create, edit, and print spreadsheets which include basic calculations using Excel.
  • Secure your work for future use.


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Introducing desktop components.
Working with windows.
Managing files.
Using shortcuts.
Introducing the Control Panel and Task Manager

Creating a new message.
Adding attachments.
Message flags.
Delivery & read receipts.
Moving and deleting messages.
Calendar; meeting requests and appointments.
Reminders & Post-it notes.

Microsoft Word
Moving the cursor & selecting text.
Copying & moving text.
Spell checking, AutoCorrect & AutoFormat.
Formatting & styles.
Page Numbering & formatting.
Headers & footers.
Document Views.
Printing your work.

Microsoft Excel
Moving around a spreadsheet.
Selecting and editing.
Entering calculations and using basic functions.
Formatting cells.
Moving, copying & pasting.
Working with multiple worksheets.
Using conditional formatting.
Additn charts.
Printing your work.

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