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Microsoft word Essentials Course


Microsoft Word is part of the Microsoft's Office suite of software. It is a word processor, meaning its main function is the writing and editing of text documents. Microsoft has developed Word to be the premier word processor used by PC owners, and it is often bundled with new PC purchases. It is also available separately at many office supply and software retailers


5 days.


This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Word skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.

To ensure your success in this course, one should have end-user skills (Basic computer and keyboarding skills recommended) with any current version of Windows.


In this course, you will learn fundamental Word skills.Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Indicate the names and functions of the Word interface components.
  • Create, edit, save, and print documents to include documents with lists and tables.
  • Format text and to use styles.
  • Add a header and footer to a document.
  • Add a footnote to a document.
  • Add a graphic to a document.
  • Use the Spelling and Grammar Checker as well as Microsoft Help.
  • Manipulate documents using functions such as find and replace; cut, copy, replace


  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word
    Launch Word and Navigate in Microsoft Word
    Create and Save Word Documents
    Manage Your Workspace
    Edit Documents
    Preview and Print Documents
    Customize the Word Environment

  • Lesson 2: Formatting Text and Paragraphs
    Apply Character Formatting
    Control Paragraph Layout
    Align Text Using Tabs
    Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists
    Apply Borders and Shading

  • Lesson 3: Working More Efficiently
    Make Repetitive Edits
    Apply Repetitive Formatting
    Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks

  • Lesson 4: Managing Lists
    Sort a List
    Format a List

  • Lesson 5: Adding Tables
    Insert a Table
    Modify a Table
    Format a Table
    Convert Text to a Table

  • Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
    Insert Symbols and Special Characters
    Add Images to a Document

  • Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
    Apply a Page Border and Color
    Add Headers and Footers
    Control Page Layout
    Add a Watermark

  • Lesson 8: Preparing to Publish a Document
    Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability
    Use Research Tools
    Check Accessibility
    Save a Document to Other Formats
    Use Print Preview.
    Print a document.



This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

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Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 10th  December 2018.

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Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 17-12-2018
Event End Date 28-12-2018
Cut off date 10-12-2018
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,592
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,853
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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