Microsoft® Word 2016 enables you to do far more than simple word processing. Word includes advanced image manipulation tools, collaboration features, cross-referencing and linking tools, entry forms and data collection, security features, and tools to automate document production.

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Word 2016 Exam and the Word 2016 Expert Exam.


In this course, you will:

  • Use images in a document.
  • Create custom graphic elements.
  • Collaborate on documents.
  • Add reference marks and notes.
  • Secure a document.
  • Create and manipulate forms.
  • Create macros to automate tasks.


This course is intended for students who want to use advanced capabilities in Word, including image manipulation, collaboration and revision tracking, cross-referencing and linking, document security, forms, and process automation through macros.


To ensure success, you should be comfortable in the Windows® 10 environment, and be able to use Windows 10 to manage information on your computer. Specific tasks you should be able to perform include opening and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders. The following Logical Operations courses would prepare you for this course:

  • Microsoft® Office Word 2016: Part 1
  • Microsoft® Office Word 2016: Part 2


Lesson 1: Manipulating Images

Topic A: Integrate Pictures and Text

– Image Size and Cropping

– Text Wrapping Styles

– Wrap Points

– Picture Positioning Options

– Alignment Guides

– Rotate Images

– The Background Removal Tool

– Selection of Graphic Elements

– How to Integrate Pictures and Text

– Integrating Pictures and Text

Topic B: Adjust Image Appearance

– The Adjust Group

– Corrections Options

– How to Apply Image Corrections

– Adjusting Image Corrections Options

– Color Options

– How to Adjust Image Colors

– Adjusting Image Color

– The Artistic Effects Tool

– Picture Styles

– How to Apply Artistic Effects and Picture Styles

– Applying Artistic Effects and Picture Styles

– Compression

– How to Apply Image Compression

– Compressing Pictures

Topic C: Insert Other Media Elements

– Video Links

– Video Links in Web Documents

– The Screenshot Tool

– How to Insert Other Media Elements

– Inserting a Video Link

Lesson 2: Using Custom Graphic Elements

Topic A: Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes

– Text Boxes

– Pull Quotes and Sidebars

– The Text Box Gallery

– The Drawing Tools Format Contextual Tab

– How to Create Text Boxes, Pull Quotes, and Sidebars

– Creating a Text Box

Topic B: Add WordArt and Other Text Effects

– WordArt

– Text Effects

– Drop Caps

– How to Add WordArt and Other Text Effects

– Adding Text Effects to a Document

Topic C: Draw Shapes

– Shapes in Word

– Types of Shapes

– The Drawing Canvas

– How to Draw Shapes

– Drawing Shapes

Topic D: Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

– SmartArt Graphics

– The Choose a SmartArt Graphic Dialog Box

– SmartArt Graphic Categories

– The SmartArt Contextual Tab

– How to Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

– Creating Illustrations with SmartArt

Lesson 3: Collaborating on Documents

Topic A: Prepare a Document for Collaboration

– Document Sharing

– Real-Time Collaboration

– Multiple Versions of the Same Document

– User Information

– Document Properties

– Search by Document Properties

– The Backstage Info Page

– Document Versions

– Sharing Documents Online

– How to Share Documents

– Configuring Your User Information

Topic B: Mark Up a Document

– Track Changes

– Track Changes Options

– The Track Changes Indicator

– Add Comments

– Markup Views

– How to Work with Track Changes

– Reviewing a Document

Topic C: Review Markups

– Accept or Reject Changes

– Multiple Reviewers

– How to Review Tracked Changes

– Accepting or Rejecting Changes

Topic D: Merge Changes from Other Documents

– Legal Blackline

– Comparison Settings

– Original and Revised Documents

– Revisions Pane

– How to Combine Changes Made in Separate Documents

– Merging Changes in Separate Documents

Lesson 4: Adding Document References and Links

Topic A: Add Captions

– Captions

– Caption Dialog Box

– How to Add Captions

– Adding Captions

Topic B: Add Cross-References

– Cross-References

– Cross–reference Dialog Box

– How to Add Cross-References

– Adding Cross References

– Cross-Reference Updates

– How to Update Cross-References

– Updating a Cross-Reference

Topic C: Add Bookmarks

– Bookmarks

– Bookmark Dialog Box

– Bookmark Formatting Marks

– Hidden Bookmarks

– How to Work with Bookmarks

– Creating and Using Bookmarks

Topic D: Add Hyperlinks

– Hyperlinks

– Insert Hyperlink Dialog Box

– Options in the Link to Panel

– Edit Hyperlink Dialog Box

– How to Work with Hyperlinks

– Inserting Hyperlinks

Topic E: Insert Footnotes and Endnotes

– Footnotes and Endnotes

– The Footnote and Endnote Dialog Box

– Placement

– Reference Mark Navigation

– ScreenTips

– How to Work with Footnotes and Endnotes

– Inserting Footnotes and Endnotes

Topic F: Add Citations and a Bibliography

– Sources

– The Create Source Dialog Box

– The Edit Source Dialog Box

– The Source Manager Dialog Box

– Citations

– Citation Styles

– The Edit Citation Dialog Box

– How to Work with Citations and Sources

– Bibliography

– How to Work with a Bibliography

– Inserting Citations and a Placeholder

– Adding a Bibliography

– Modifying a Citation and Bibliography