Course curriculum

As a virtual Course you need to complete all this prework before the end of the 4 Week period. Please visit the Virtual Sessions section for Details on Links and Assignments

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course

  • 2

    Getting Started with Office 365

    • What is Office 365?

    • Sign in to Office

    • Working from anywhere with Office.com

    • Update your Profile on Office 365

    • How to change your Office 365 Password

    • Getting Office 365 on your Android Phone

    • Getting Office 365 on your iPhones & iPads

    • Office 365 on Windows phones

    • How to Setup One Drive for Business

    • How to Setup a SharePoint Site

  • 3

    Office 365 Basics

    • Overview of Office 365

    • Create, Save & Open Files

    • Create a File from a Template

    • Renaming your Files

    • Switch between Online and Desktop

    • Zoom in or out

    • View files in Split and multiple windows

    • Preview and Print Files

  • 4

    Word Essentials

    • The Microsoft Word Interface

    • What is Word

    • Create a Document

    • Add and Edit Text

    • Add and Format Text

    • Create and Format a document

    • Creating bulleted and numbered lists in Word

    • Research, edit, and design in Word

    • Changing Line Spacing in Word

    • How to Apply Styles to your Document

    • How to Apply Themes to your Document

    • Inserting Headers and Footers in your Document

    • Inserting and Modifying Page Numbers in your Document

    • Working with Page Breaks

    • Word 2016 for Windows keyboard shortcuts

    • Chapter Quiz

  • 5

    Excel Essentials

  • 6

    PowerPoint Essentials

    • What is PowerPoint

    • Create and Format a Presentation in PowerPoint

    • Design in PowerPoint

    • Working with the Slide Master

    • Align Objects in PowerPoint

    • Stacking Shapes, Pictures and Objects

    • Add, rearrange, duplicate and delete slides

    • Apply a Slide Layout

    • Using Themes in PowerPoint

    • Inserting Pictures in PowerPoint

    • Adding a Background Picture to your slide

    • Add or record Audio in your slides

    • Chapter Quiz

  • 7

    Microsoft Teams Essentials

    • Welcome to Microsoft Teams

    • What is Microsoft Teams?

    • Get your team up and running

    • Go-to guide for team owners

    • Organize your teams list

    • Overview of teams and channels

    • Work in channels

    • Work on a file together

    • Create a plan with Planner

    • Upload and share files

    • Find and filter files

    • Send email to a channel

    • Manage meetings

    • Create instant meetings with Meet now

    • Microsoft Teams Adoption Guide

  • 8

    Outlook Essentials

    • What is Outlook

    • Setting up Outlook

    • Overview of your inbox

    • Working with Outlook

    • Create and send email

    • Create your Email Signature

    • Attaching documents and pictures

    • Get Organised with Categories, Flags, Reminders or Colours

    • Adding Contacts

    • How to create tasks and a to-do list

  • 9

    Get Organised with Outlook Calendar

    • Intro to Calendar

    • Create Appointments and Meetings

    • Schedule an Online Meeting

    • Share a Calendar

    • Import Calendars

    • How to Search for Calendar Items

    • Get organised with Colour Categories and reminders

  • 10

    Microsoft Visio Essentials

    • Introduction to Microsoft Visio

    • Using Visio shapes

    • Change the drawing scale

    • Choose the right view for the task

    • Change grid spacing size

  • 11

    Microsoft Power BI Essentials

    • Microsoft Power BI

    • Working with AI in Power BI

    • Creating Reports

    • Data Protection in Power BI

    • Monitor your organisation's BI

  • 12

    Microsoft Power Apps Essentials

    • Microsoft Power Apps

    • AI Builder in Power Apps

    • Extend Power Platform with APIs

  • 13

    More Microsoft Office 365 Apps

    • Microsoft Stream

    • Introduction to Yammer

    • Introduction to Sharepoint

    • Microsoft Planner

    • Microsoft To-Do

    • Microsoft Kaizala

    • OneDrive for Business

    • Microsoft Forms

    • Microsoft Project

    • What is Sway?

    • Microsoft Power Virtual Agent

    • Microsoft Power Automate

    • Microsoft Delve

  • 14

    Top Productivity Tips With Office 365

    • O365: Find Out What is New in Office 365

    • O365: Co-author Office files

    • O365: Collaborate with Comments

    • 0365: Using Icons in your documents

    • Excel: Live Workbook Collaboration with others

    • Excel: Protect an Excel File

    • Excel: Analyse your Data Instantly

    • Excel: Use Sparklines to show Data Trends

    • Word: Find and Replace Text in Word

    • Word: Improve your Grammar

    • Word: Automating Table of Contents

    • Word: Tips for working with Text and Pictures in Word

    • Outlook: Trick to Setup your Gmail account in Outlook

    • Outlook: Recall or Replace a sent email

    • Outlook: Quickly Cleanup your Inbox

    • Outlook: Get Organised with Rules and Folders

    • Outlook: Import Contacts from Excel

    • PowerPoint: Harnessing Artificial Intelligence with Design Ideas

    • PowerPoint: Organise slides into sections

    • PowerPoint: Inserting a Linked Excel Chart

    • PowerPoint: Using Morph Transition for special effects

    • Best practices for collaborating with Office 365

    • Work remotely with Microsoft 365

    • A new way to work together

  • 15

    Shortcuts, Cheat Sheets & Guides

    • Excel: Quick Start Guide

    • Excel: 50 Excel for Windows Shortcut Keys

    • Excel: All Keyboard Shortcuts

    • Outlook: Cheat Sheet Outlook Mobile Android

    • Outlook: Cheat Sheet Outlook Mobile iOS

    • Word: All Keyboard shortcuts

    • PowerPoint: All Keyboard Shortcuts

  • 16

    Virtual Sessions

    • Requirements for Virtual Sessions

    • Download Exercise Files - Productivity Essentials with office 365

  • 17

    Session 1

    • Exercise Files & Assignments

  • 18

    Session 2

    • Exercise Files & Assignments

  • 19

    Session 3

    • Exercise Files & Assignments

  • 20

    Session 4

    • Exercise Files & Assignments

  • 21

    Course Evaluation

    • Instructions

    • More resources for you

    • Evaluate & get your Certificate

    • How to Attach your Certificates to your LinkedIn Profile