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Transitioning to Office 2007 - Course Information
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Name: Transitioning to Office 2007
Category: Microsoft Office Suite
Length (Days): 0.5
Course Price (CAD): 245
Description:
In order to make the transition from Office 2003 to 2007 smoother, you will explore the components of the new results-
oriented interface across several of the most popular applications in the Office 2007 suite. Compatibility of documents between versions, customizing the interface, and a variety of new improvements over classic functionality will be discussed.

An emphasis will be placed on the functionality found within PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

*Note: While the course will demonstrate examples from various programs such as PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, it is not a replacement for standard level training. For a more in depth exploration into these and other programs making up the office suite, there are a number of application specific sessions available.
Prerequisites:
Participants should have previous knowledge of Office 2003 applications.

Participants should have basic Windows operating skills (Computers 101 class or equivalent). This includes understanding the basic operation of a mouse and keyboard, being able to navigate the Windows hierarchy, as well as being able to open and close files in an application.
Outline:
I – Introduction
1. The ‘Ribbon’
2. Why Microsoft decided on the change
3. Search - Command Reference guide

II - MS Word
1. Office menu
2. Window appearance menu
3. Quick access toolbar
4. ‘Live preview’
5. How to create PDFs
6. Opening and Saving documents – MS Office 2003 format vs. 2007.
8. How to use styles, Headers and Footers
9. Margins

III – MS Excel
1. Reinforce from what’s seen in Word (1,2,3,4)
2. Review Tabs
3. Tables. Table styles. Smart art. Enhanced graphics
4. Formats
5. Galleries
6. Enhanced tool tips
7. Formulas, functions
8. Pivot tables and Macros
9. Trust center message

IV – MS Outlook
1. Reinforce Office menu
2. Previewing attachment
3. Searching for emails – instant and advanced
4. Out of Office assistant
5. Sharing Calendar and Contacts
6. Scheduling assistant and finding free time

V – MS Power Point
1. Reinforce Office menu
2. Live preview
3. Enhanced tooltips
4. New templates and designs, Styles, Galleries
5. Working with presentation views. Slide show.

VI – Q & A
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