Word Training, Seminars & Workshops

Are You Ready to Be More Productive with Word?

Let’s connect to talk about creating your custom Microsoft Word training programs or conference sessions for skill levels ranging from foundation (beginning) to advanced as well as targeted, project-specific education.

Thank you for your virtual classes! I always thought I knew enough about Word and Excel but you proved me wrong in a good way!
Linda Morse
Purchasing & Contracts Manager

These Word training and speaking topics may be combined to create customized education solutions ranging from 45-minute presentations, hands-on online Learning Labs, one to two-hour virtual training classes, Lunch & Learn sessions, or half-day to full-day workshops:

Microsoft Certified Trainer, MCT
Certified Virtual Presenter, CVP

Stop Wasting Time in Word! Tips & Shortcuts to Be More Efficient

Microsoft Word is packed full of features designed to help you create, edit, and produce a wide range of documents. With all of its power, many Word shortcuts, tips, and techniques are not obvious or intuitive. Join this session to find out how to stop fighting with Word automation, customize your workspace, and learn the steps and shortcuts to quickly and easily get your work done.

  • Stopping annoying automation
  • Customizing the Word workspace
  • Creating time-saving automation
  • Navigating more easily with Word tips & tricks
  • Editing shortcuts

Recommended Session Length: 45 to 120 minutes (customized to audiences and organizations). Longer, hands-on training sessions are also available on key topics in Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Word: How to Simplify & Organize Long Documents

Longer documents such as annual reports, board meeting materials, and other document-heavy projects present bigger challenges to your work in Word as they often require consistent formatting, complex text layout, and more advanced features. In this session, find out how to master Word skills to create effective, lengthy documents with ease.

  • Building consistent formatting with styles
  • Creating hyperlinks, bookmarks, and cross-references
  • Mastering sections in complex documents
  • Inserting and editing document headers and footers
  • Adding and formatting an automatic table of contents

Recommended Session Length: 45 to 120 minutes (customized to audiences and organizations). Longer, hands-on training sessions are also available on key topics in Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Word: The Power of Mail Merge Made Easy

What happened the last time you wanted to send an email or letter to a group of people? Did you waste time manually creating each communication one-by-one? When you want to send the same document to many people, be more productive by tapping into the automated Mail Merge features in Word. In this training session, you’ll go through the step-by-step process of creating and delivering a mail merge letter or email. You’ll also find out how to further customize and personalize your results.

  • Understanding mail merge basics
  • Running the Mail Merge Wizard and manually completing a mail merge
  • Working with data from Word, Excel, or Outlook
  • Applying merge rules to customize each mailing

Recommended Session Length: 45 to 120 minutes (customized to audiences and organizations). Longer, hands-on training sessions are also available on key topics in Microsoft Word.

It’s rare to attend a presentation in which the takeaways will literally save me hundreds of hours in improved productivity well into the future. The tips you shared are sure to do this for me and many others.
Steve Krueger, CPPO, CPPB
Procurement & Capital Projects Manager

Microsoft Word: Tables & Forms

Tables are incredible tools for page design and layout as part of a larger document or as an integral part of an important business form. Although Word is frequently used to create business forms, most of them are not formatted correctly to allow for easy data entry from a computer. In this training course, find out how to work with the tables and forms features separately and together to create and format useful documents in Word.

  • Creating and formatting a table
  • Sorting table content
  • Editing table layout and structure
  • Creating a form and adding content controls
  • Preparing a form for distribution

Recommended Session Length: 45 to 120 minutes (customized to audiences and organizations). Longer, hands-on training sessions are also available on key topics in Microsoft Word.

Changing Together: Leveraging Collaboration Tools in Microsoft Word

Whether you are collaborating with others or reviewing someone else’s document, Microsoft Word makes it easy to communicate as you edit, providing collaborative feedback to ensure that your documents match the needs of your partners. In this session, explore how to track and customize changes, review comments, and see how the options to compare and combine documents can help you be more productive when collaborating in Word.

  • Adding comments
  • Working with Track Changes and online editing
  • Reviewing comments and changes
  • Comparing and combining documents
  • Protecting a document from changes

Recommended Session Length: 45 to 120 minutes (customized to audiences and organizations). Longer, hands-on training sessions are also available on key topics in Microsoft Word.

Dawn’s presentation was upbeat, funny, and very informative. Most important, I am still hearing from our members that are using the great ideas from your session. It takes a lot to ‘Wow!’ some meeting planners, but Dawn succeeded!
Barbara Guest
Chapter President / Society of Government Meeting Professionals

Microsoft Word: Getting Started with Macros

If you have tasks in Microsoft Word you perform repeatedly, you don’t have to keep doing each step manually. Instead, create macros to automate these actions. In this course, find out how to plan, create, edit, and run macros in your Word documents.

  • Understanding and planning macros
  • Creating macros with the recorder
  • Working with macro security
  • Exploring easy editing of macros (programming not required)
  • Running macros with a Quick Access Toolbar button
  • Running macros with keyboard shortcuts

Recommended Session Length: 90-180 minutes (customized to audiences and organizations). Longer, hands-on training sessions are also available on key topics in Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Word: Custom

Build your own customized conference session or training course (on-site or virtual) to focus on the Microsoft Word skills that are essential to help your team and organization get the results they need.

Dawn was professional, consistent, and a joy to work with! She is at the top of her game and she is an excellent presenter. Conference attendees loved her and she knows her subjects.
Erik Ruthruff
Microsoft Office Solutions Conference

Bring a Word Expert to Your Office or Next Meeting

Quickly build Microsoft Word expertise within your office, department, or work team by bringing Dawn to your next meeting for virtual or in-person computer training and seminars. Add valuable educational sessions by adding a Microsoft certified expert, Certified Virtual Presenter (CVP), and software conference speaker to your organization or association meetings and conferences. Or, create customized virtual training for expert training without travel.

Contact The Software Pro® for your tailor-made training program.

Dawn Bjork, MCT, The Software Pro®
(303) 699-6868
Dawn@TheSoftwarePro.com

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