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This course introduces you to the productivity features of the new Microsoft Windows and Office 2013. The course aims to improve productivity, collaboration and insight for better business decisions when upgrading to the new version of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.

Course Price (inc GST where applicable): 
Sydney, Melbourne
1 day


You'll Learn how to: 
  • Navigate effectively and use the productivity features in the new MS Windows
  • Navigate effectively around the new application interface and find common commands quickly
  • Communicate and collaborate more effectively with Outlook
  • Use the key new productivity tools in Excel
  • Use the key new productivity tools in Word
  • Use the key new productivity tools in PowerPoint
  • Learn tips, tricks and short-cuts to work more efficiently in MS Office
Course Content: 

The New Office 2013

Navigating Office 2013 applications
Using the ribbon
Exploring backstage view
Setting application options
Working with galleries
Live preview
Contextual tabs
The dialog box launcher
Paste options gallery and keyboard shortcuts
Using and customising the QAT
Customising the ribbon
Utilising the status bar
Using the mini toolbar
Metadata and the document information panel
Compatibility with previous versions

New in Outlook 2013

Conversation view
Clean up messages
Streamline email tasks with quick steps
Instant search
Previewing attachments
To-do bar
Working collaboratively with ‘presence’ information and instant messaging
Coordinating calendars & group schedules
Sneak peaks
Inline drafts

New in Word 2013

Remember where I left off - bookmarking
PDF editing
Navigation pane with search feature
Professional formatting with text effects
Paste live preview & picture effects
Inserting screen shots with clipping tool
Contextual spell check & translate
The mini toolbar and new key tip shortcuts
Apply quick styles & smart art
Document themes
Insert quick parts

New in PowerPoint 2013

New presenter view
Converting bullets into smartart
Adding animations to smartart
Sophisticated themes and quick styles
Adding custom slides and layouts
Slide transitions & animations
Broadcasting presentations to multiple users
Saving a presentation as a video
Video editing tools

New in Excel 2013

Flash fill
Greater workbook capacity
Function autocomplete
Improved conditional formatting and charting
Editing in page layout view
Improved pivot tables & pivot charts with new slicers
Pivot table time lines

New Features in Windows 7 (optional)

Navigating the start menu
Folder browsing
Using the address bar in a folder view
Adding tags and properties to a file
Using quick search and windows explorer library
Shut down options
Personalising the desktop & gadgets
Windows flip 3d
Internet explorer 8

New Features in Windows 8 (optional)

Advantages of windows 8
Navigating the start screen
The start screen and the desktop
The charms bar and hot corners
Working with tiles
Opening and closing apps
Navigating between apps
Searching for files
Personalising settings
Using the file explorer and internet explorer
Shutting down windows 8

This Course Suits: 

This course will suit you if you have recently upgraded to Office 2013 from an earlier version of MS Windows and MS Office.


Basic skills with and knowledge of earlier versions of Microsoft Windows and Office applications.

The Learning Process: 
Preparing to learn

Get the most out of your course by preparing before you attend. TP3 provide pre-course materials that enable you to reflect on and align your learning outcomes with the course content.

After the course

TP3's online Learning Resources contains additional tools and resources to help you consolidate and continue your learning. For more details, click here.

Customising this course: 

TP3 can provide a range of consulting services to better meet your business needs, including closed courses for your organisation, customised course material relevant to your industry and requirements, individual or group coaching and blended learning solutions.

Booking Information: 
Call 1300 658 388 to book this course, or book and pay online below.
Course Dates: 

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