Excel + Word + Outlook + OneNote + Adobe Acrobat + Ofice 365 Tips – Improve Personal Productivity

Improve your personal productivity by knowing how these programs complement each other and learn quicker techniques to get your work done. This fast-paced course is designed to focus on a combination of important business productivity features in Excel, Outlook, Word, Adobe Acrobat and Windows. The content of this presentation applies to Microsoft Office versions 2013 and 2016, Adobe Acrobat versions X or XI and Windows 7 or Windows 10. (Format choices: “Lecture only with live demo” or “hands-on, instructor-led group training”)

  • Utilize best practices and time-saving business tips in Excel, Outlook, Word, Adobe Acrobat and Windows for managing spreadsheets and data, searching business email, appointments and contacts, working with business documents, and manipulating PDFs
  • Perform data analysis and reporting
  • Control document formatting
  • Integrate Excel data into Word
  • Create, annotating and securing PDF files
  • Search and manage files using Windows 7 or 10 features


Excel Features:

  • Review and check formula calculations quickly
  • Identify trends in data and find duplicates using Excel’s conditional formatting features
  • Track key performance indicators with new business graphics
  • Perform quick data analysis using Excel’s Table and Pivot Table features
  • Enhance Pivot Table results with slicers to filter data
  • Create dynamic Excel business charts in seconds
  • Incorporate new Sparkline graphics into individual cells to display trends in data
  • Explore interactivity between Excel and Word
  • Create PDFs from Excel with security settings

    Outlook Features

  • Use the new instant search email features to find email and attachment content
  • Search all folders including archive folders
  • Trigger email and attach files from Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Use the new conversation view to track and cleanup email threads quickly Share Calendars, overlay Calendars and use privacy controls
  • Schedule a meeting from an email message and invite everyone addressed in the email in one click
  • Explore Calendar views and email flag settings in the ToDo Bar and Calendar peek
  • Explore features and tips to manage Contacts
  • Create PDFs from Outlook email with security settings

    Word Features:

  • Easily incorporate Excel data ranges into Word documents with updating links
  • Apply styles and formatting in documents including page numbering and watermark
  • Use Tables and Tabs within Table columns for aligning numbers
  • Use new options to protect private information
  • Use AutoCorrect Features to save typing time
  • Create PDFs from Word with security settings

    Adobe Acrobat Features:

  • Create, modify and protect PDF documents
  • Use a digital signature to certify and secure a PDF
  • Apply OCR in order to search the content of a PDF
  • Navigate to specific content in a PDF document
  • Create Bookmarks interactively from a Table of Contents in a Word document
  • Create and use stamps and other annotations
  • Add, delete, extract, replace and print pages
  • Organize and combine multiple PDF documents
  • Apply fill-in and save form features in a PDF

    Windows 7 or 10 Features:

  • Manage files, folders, and libraries
  • Use new search features for quick access to files, email and programs
  • Customize Start and the taskbar with hyperlinks and pinned programs and files
  • Use effective document switching techniques and side by side viewing
  • Manage Power Settings

CPAs and Professionals at all levels of an organization using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, Windows, and Adobe Acrobat who desire to learn new time-saving tips to improve productivity

Computer Science

Prior experience using Microsoft Office

Business Learning Institute



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