What's New in Microsoft Office 2010

Get up to speed on MS Office 2010 and learn how to use the new features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
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Quick Facts

  • Delivery Method Online
  • Professional Certificate
  • 24hrs Suggested Study Time
  • 8 Weeks Access
  • Tutor Support
  • Mobile and Tablet Friendly
  • 926 Students

What's it all about?

Get up to speed on the latest version of Microsoft Office 2010! In these lessons, you'll explore all the new features of Office as you work with Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and Access databases.

As you master each program, you'll explore both the new 2010 features and those added in 2007. If you're still using Office 2003 or 2007, you'll learn how to transition smoothly to this newer version—and if you're already using Office 2010, you'll discover ways to work more quickly, efficiently, and confidently.

In Word, you'll learn all about the new 2010 File tab. After that, you'll see how to manage your documents in Backstage View and work with the new Picture SmartArt layouts. Then you'll find out how to make your documents more accessible to all users with the Accessibility Checker, and learn how to find anything in your documents quickly with the Navigation pane. Finally, you'll discover that working in a multicultural world is easier than ever with the new Mini Translator.

In Excel, you'll see what the File tab does and find out how to save your worksheet as a PDF file. Next, you'll learn how sparklines let you illustrate your data in a compact format, discover how slicers allow you to summarise data quickly, and delve into brand-new formatting options.

In PowerPoint, we'll look at the new File tab and then move on to SmartArt picture layouts and the new Picture background removal feature. In addition, you'll see how video styles can make your videos look spectacular and how the Transitions tab can make slide show transitions easy. You'll also master new animation effects, examine how to organize long presentations using sections, and learn how to create a video from any PowerPoint presentation.

In Access, you'll learn how to use the new data type parts to quickly add pre-made fields to a database, and explore application parts (which are like templates you can add to your databases). You'll see how Access 2010 lets you use themes in forms and reports, and how you can share your Access tables, forms, and reports by publishing to other formats and exporting objects to the Web.

Before you know it, you'll be using each MS Office 2010 program with ease, accomplishing your work faster, and creating documents that look better than ever!

Courses are delivered to you through expertly executed lessons, online instruction and interaction with like-minded students. Our courses are designed to deliver all of the benefits of studying in a classroom whilst giving you the flexibility to study at a time and place to suit your needs. You can access your classroom 24/7 from any device with an internet connection.

New sessions of each course start monthly and last for six weeks. You’ll gain access to two lessons a week (for a total of 12 lessons) helping you pace your learning. There are no set times for you to study, you can log in and out at any time and complete the course at your own pace. Your expert tutor will guide and facilitate your course, answering any questions you have and providing guidance and feedback. You’ll complete comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments before submitting your final exam at the end of the course to achieve your certificate.

Session start dates are listed below. Has the start date already passed? Don’t worry, you can join a class up to 2 weeks after the start date!

Start Dates:

  • 08 November
  • 13 December
  • 17 January
  • 14 February

Who's the instructor?

Barbara Clemens

Barbara Clemens has been a software product manager, editor, writer, and teacher since 1984. She has worked with educational publishers Addison-Wesley and Course Technology to create software textbooks for colleges and universities. She has edited... Read more Read Barbara Clemens's Profile

What's involved?

  • Lesson 1- Getting Started With Word 2010
  • Lesson 2- Formatting a Word Document
  • Lesson 3- Polish Your Document With Special Word Features
  • Lesson 4- A Look at Excel 2010
  • Lesson 5- Meet Excel Formatting Tools
  • Lesson 6- Organize Your Data With Excel Tables
  • Lesson 7- Get to Know PowerPoint Essentials
  • Lesson 8- Formatting Presentation Text, Graphics, and Video
  • Lesson 9- Finalizing Your PowerPoint Slide Show
  • Lesson 10- Meet Access 2010
  • Lesson 11- Learn Access Formatting
  • Lesson 12- Discover the Special Features of Access

What do others think?

‘I enjoyed learning the four applications in Microsoft 2010. What you covered in each application was very useful and easy to understand. Thank you for all of the useful information you offered for each application.’

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The Learning Environment

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Tutor support during your learning is flawless, friendly and encouraging. You will learn from your professional tutor who is not only knowledgeable and highly skilled but is a passionate industry expert. Our ethos is that if you succeed, we succeed. As with any studies, learning can be intense, yet you will soon realise that your hard work and commitment will be both personally and professionally rewarding.

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