Excel + Word + Outlook + OneNote + Adobe Acrobat 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.

Please note this course will be hands-on. We recommend bringing your own laptop to this program with office loaded. You can attend without one but you would not be able to participate during the hands on exercises.

Learning Objectives
  1. * 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
  2. * Perform data analysis and reporting
  3. * Control document formatting
  4. * Integrate Excel data into Word
  5. * Create, annotating and securing PDF files
  6. * Search and manage files using Windows 7 or 10 features
Major Topics
  1. 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
Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
Business & Industry
CPE Field of Study
Computer Software & Applications
Who Should Attend
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
Judith Borsher
Prior experience using Microsoft Office

Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus, 8890 McGaw Rd Columbia, MD 21045-4743

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Mar 27, 2018
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus, 8890 McGaw Rd Columbia, MD 21045-4743
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Excel + Word + Outlook + OneNote + Adobe Acrobat Tips – Improve Personal Productivity

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