• Understand how to write professional documents can be complemented by using the features of MS Word to produce professional documents
  • Plan a presentation can be made more effective by using MS PowerPoint to bring your point across to the audience
  • Understand finance and managing a budget can become easier by using MS Excel
  • Save time by using the advanced features of MS Outlook to manage your day and your tasks all in one place!

COURSE OUTCOMES

By attending this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Enhance on your existing skills using Microsoft Office® i.e. produce professional documents, powerful presentations, spread sheets
  • Write effective documents and reports and produce professional documents using the functions of MS Word
  • Plan an effective presentation and complement it with a professional MS PowerPoint presentation
  • Keep track of your budget and understand the importance of managing your finances by using MS Excel to keep track.
  • Save time and be productive using time management techniques by using MS Outlook i.e. email, tasks, to-do list and calendars

Want to have this course in-house?

Contact 012 430 2101 or marinkie@raisingthestandards.org.za

COURSE OUTLINE

Written Communication and Report Writing Skills - Producing Professional Documents Using MS Word®

  • Write documents using the correct style and composition
  • Analyse and organise the context of your message
  • Apply the rhetorical triangle to your writing to get the results you want i.e. the writer, audience and context
  • Write and send emails using netiquette i.e. a set of social conventions that facilitate interaction over networks
  • Insert illustrations e.g. pictures, clip art, shapes and charts into a MS Word® document
  • Insert headers, footers and page numbers to give your document readability in MS Word®
  • Use the table of contents and numbering to produce a professional document
  • Apply a style to a document and make save it as a template for future use in MS Word®
  • Apply themes and backgrounds to your document in MS Word®
  • Proof check your document before sending it out using MS Word®
  • Create templates to ensure consistency in the layout of your document in MS Word®

Effective Presentation Skills - Making an Impact With Your MS PowerPoint® Presentation

  • Apply the 5 s’s of effective presentations
  • Deliver a presentation with confidence
  • Handle fear and manage presentation nerves
  • Think on your feet and be prepared for all situations
  • Insert pictures, clipart, word art, shapes, audio and visual to your MS PowerPoint slides to impress your audience using PowerPoint®
  • Insert a theme and a background style to your MS PowerPoint® presentation
  • Insert transitions and animations to make your MS PowerPoint® slides flow smoothly from one to the other
  • Set up a MS PowerPoint® slide show

Managing Your Finances - Understanding the Functions Of MS Excel to Create a Budget

  • Understand management accounts
  • Understand budgets
  • Read financial statements
  • Insert tables, graphs and charts to illustrate your information in MS Excel®
  • Apply formulas to automatically calculate cells and get instant results in your MS Excel®
  • apply conditional formatting to easily identify information in your MS Excel®
  • Manipulate data to build reports and dashboards

Effective Time Management - How to Use Calendars, To-Do Lists, Tasks and, Reminders Effectively Using MS Outlook®

  • Manage your time instead of time managing you!
  • Manage interruptions and take control
  • Identify time stealers and how to overcome them
  • Stay in control of your schedule and maximise your personal productivity
  • Manage a To-Do List and set reminders in MS Outlook®
  • Schedule meetings, events and appointments in MS Outlook®
  • Work with calendars in MS Outlook®
  • Streamline your tasks in MS Outlook®
  • Manage your MS Outlook® inbox, organise and categorise your email folders
  • Create rules and junk mail filters in MS Outlook®
  • Sort, store and search your email in MS Outlook®

 

Want enhance on your existing skills using Microsoft Office?

HAVE QUESTIONS?