Professional documents using Microsoft Word 2010

Learn how to effectively use Microsoft Word 2010 to create professional business documents
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2013 English

Course Description

Do you believe you could save time and create better looking documents if you just knew how to fully leverage the power of Microsoft Word? Do you wish you could learn from an expert how to create professional documents? If so, this course is for you!

Microsoft Word 2010 is a powerful application in which you can design, author and edit professional documents. In this course you will learn how to use styles, text layouts and images to create good looking documents, you will learn how to create professional reports with references and table of contents. You will learn how to create structured documents using tables to create a professional resume. Finally you will learn how to use more advanced tools in Word such as Mail Merge to personalize letters and emails.

Instead of learning how to use Microsoft Word 2010 feature by feature, you will see how Microsoft Word 2010 is used in real life by productivity expert Ulrika Hedlund.

What are the requirements?

  • There are no requirements, however viewers who have Microsoft Word 2010 will benefit the most.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will know how to:
  • Effectively use style sets to create eye-catching articles
  • Navigate long documents and use references to create professional reports
  • Format text in a table and effectively use the clipboard to quickly create a professional resume
  • Quality proof your documents by sending them for review
  • Work with images, borders and colors to create great-looking business letterhead templates
  • Communicate more effectively by personalizing letters and email using Mail Merge

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for all business professionals who use Microsoft Word but who want to learn better methods to work more effectively and who want guidance on how to get the most of Microsoft Word.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Introduction to the course and the instructor.

Section 2: Creating professional documents

In this first lecture you'll learn how to use the tools in Word 2010 to create an attractive article using images, text layouts and style sets.


In this lecture you'll learn how to effectively use the tools in Word 2010 to create a professional resume. You'll learn how to use tables, how to quickly copy multiple items of text using the Clip Board and how to use the Document Inspector when you are done to make sure the document doesn’t contain any sensitive data.


In this lecture you'll learn how to enrich your writing using synonyms, how to look up more background information about a topic and how to use the translation tool to translate your text to another language.


In this lecture you'll learn some of the basics you need to know to write a professional report. This includes inserting footnotes and references and a table of contents. You'll also learn how to add some structure to your document so that it will be easier to navigate.

Section 3: Designing professional templates

In this lecture you'll learn how to create a simple, clean and professional letterhead template.


In this lecture you'll learn how to create a more advanced business letterhead that can be used for digital communication.

Section 4: Getting feedback on documents

In this lecture you'll learn how to send a document for review; you'll learn how to track changes and how to accept or reject changes that your colleagues might have done.

Section 5: Personalizing written communication

In this lecture you'll learn how to use something called “Mail Merge” in Word 2010 to automate the process of personalizing multiple letters.


In this lecture you'll learn how to use mail merge in Word 2010 to add individual names to your email messages, you'll learn some more advanced capabilities of mail merge which enable you to customize the content of the email message based on data in an Excel file.

Section 6: Closing

Quick summary of the course.

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Instructor Biography

Business Productivity, Results-focused training

Are you bored of lengthy, feature-based product courses? We are, and that's why we founded Business Productivity. Business Productivity offers unique scenario-based courses showcasing real life business results. Our instructor, Ulrika Hedlund, has years of experience helping organizations improve productivity by combining workplace best practices with effective use of technology.

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