Microsoft Office Titles

  • These courses apply to multiple Office applications: Excel, OneNote, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Most of these titles apply to both PC & Mac platforms.
  • Deliveries available for Corporate Training & Conferences
  • (*) Asterisk indicates the course is currently available in the RedCape Academy

“Timesaving (and jaw-dropping) productivity tips using Microsoft Office”*

Vickie’s Signature Session available in these formats:

  • Available on demand for individuals or teams
  • Live, on-site at your office, conference or meeting
  • Live public event — where we host and you attend

Are you overwhelmed by the work on your plate that can’t be delegated to anyone else? Do you feel like it takes too long to get things done in Excel, Word or PowerPoint, but you don’t have the time to learn the shortcuts and new features? Or have you ever thought to yourself, “There’s got to be an easier way?” More often than not, you are right! There is an easier and FASTER way. In this engaging session, discover quick tips and tricks in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to learn…

  • How to instantly format long documents in Word that just might make you cry
  • Secrets to adding and manipulating data in Excel
  • Simple ways to manage and organize content in PowerPoint to keep you from going insane, and more….

“Timesaving (and jaw-dropping) productivity tips using Microsoft Office PART 2”

A continuation of the Part I…In this engaging session, discover quick and easy tips and tricks in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook to learn…

  • Secrets and best practices in Word to help solve common problems
  • Amazing Excel tips & tricks to help you manage your data better, faster and more accurately
  • Simple PowerPoint tricks to make you look like a graphic designer
  • Best practices in Outlook to communicate more effectively

5 Timesaving secrets to Mail Merge*

Available on demand (free)

In this session, discover timesaving secrets for your mail merge process when generating hundreds of name badges and holiday card labels. We will walk through simple mistakes that people make during the Mail Merge process as well as introduce some pretty interesting uses for this underutilized tool for PC & Mac!

“What’s new in Office?”

What do you need to know about the latest and greatest version of Microsoft Office? What are the new bells and whistles? Attend this What’s New tips & tricks session that will save you time and get you up to speed as quickly as possible. We’ll walk through Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook to see how your new version of Office can help you work less, but better.

“Save even MORE time: Tips & Tricks when working with Free Templates from Microsoft”

It’s easier than ever to stay on task, on time, and in touch, thanks to the availability of free templates from Microsoft. Building a procedures manual? Coordinating an event? Tracking expense reimbursements? Whatever you do, don’t start from scratch! You can get help with everything from purchasing, training, and organizing, to managing contacts, time, and projects. But if your favorite template is too complex, it may take more time customizing it than recreating it. Attend this session to learn the three tools you’ll need to make the template your own and use to create new templates. Increase productivity, get more done in less time, and make you (and your boss) look good by using these professional templates and customizing them specifically for your project.

  • Gain access to hundreds of professional templates and forms (for free)
  • Discover the top features you’ll need to effortlessly customize the template
  • Learn how to save (and find) your template internally to use again and again

“Simplify your life using Office Themes”*

Timesaving Secrets to Transforming Your Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations Into Professional-Looking Masterpieces

Whether you are an actual graphic designer, or you are like me (seriously lacking any design skills), the last thing you want to do is spend unnecessary time getting your documents, spreadsheets and presentations to look GREAT and be error-free!
Themes is the tool you must learn!

Introduced in Microsoft Office 2007, Office Themes are available across all Microsoft Office applications and allow you to create professional looking and branded documents with ease. In this session, understand what makes up a “Theme” and best practices for automating and streamlining your work so that you can work less.

  • Leverage existing themes across all applications
  • Customize an existing theme
  • Create a new theme to match your company’s brand
  • Save your custom themes and share them with others
  • Discover the #1 mistake people make when changing fonts in their document that cost them valuable time

“Office Themes Boot Camp for Marketing Departments & Sales Teams”

Timesaving secrets to instantly transforming your documents, spreadsheets and presentations into professional-looking masterpieces using your corporate brand colors & fonts

Whether you are an actual graphic designer, or you are like me (seriously lacking any design skills), the last thing you want to do is spend unnecessary time getting your documents, spreadsheets and presentations to look GREAT and be error-free! Themes is the tool you must learn!

Introduced in Microsoft Office 2007, Office Themes are available across all Microsoft Office applications and allow you to create professional looking and branded documents with ease. In this session, understand what makes up a “Theme” and best practices for automating and streamlining your work so that you can work less but better and improve your corporate or event brand.

  • Leverage existing themes across all applications
  • Customize an existing theme
  • Create a new theme to match your company’s brand
  • Create additional themes for sub-brands or events
  • Save your custom themes and share them with others
  • Never work the same again

Automate your work by integrating Microsoft Office programs

Effortlessly insert and embed Word, Excel and PowerPoint objects throughout your deliverables

When creating proposals, presentations and spreadsheet reports, there are cool timesaving techniques to share objects such as tables, SmartArt, charts and more between Word, Excel and PowerPoint so that you don’t have to recreate the wheel. In this session, you’ll learn how to integrate Microsoft Office to save you valuable hours and prevent embarrassing mistakes.

Course Outcomes

  • Create objects once in an Office program to share in other Office programs
  • Use the correct paste function to get the best outcome
  • Leverage Themes to make sure colors and fonts are consistent
  • Learn valuable troubleshooting techniques

“Productivity magic on the go using Microsoft Office”

How do you stay productive when you’re out of the office? Do you have all the right tools or are you limited by the functionality of your mobile devices? In this timesaving productivity session, discover how to extend your desktop office technology no matter where you are with anywhere, anytime access using the familiar productivity tools that help you get more done with less time: Microsoft Office.

“5 steps to achieving your Microsoft Office certification”*

Calling all power users! Are you ready to take your Microsoft Office skills to the next level and get certified? Or are you being considered for a new role and want to stand out among your peers? Do you want to prove that you have the skills to use the intermediate to advanced features Microsoft Office? The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification helps you shine in your career. With the MOS credential, you will experience an increased ability to use the full features and functionality of Microsoft Office, yielding elevated productivity and performance in your work. Learn:

  • The value of certification
  • What certification programs exist for Microsoft Office
  • The five steps for pursuing your certification
  • Suggested resources on how to accomplish your goals

“Research Tips & Tricks using Microsoft Office”

This session uncovers the secrets to effectively collecting and organizing information from a variety of sources using OneNote and Word. You will learn tips & tricks for collecting data in a digital notebook, compiling information in Word, creating citations and generating a bibliography. Perfect for authors, researchers, teachers and students!