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The majority of businesses use this Word on a daily basis, however; Are you working efficiently? Could you be more productive? Could you achieve more professional results? 

Whether you are looking to up-skill your employees, set-up new company standard templates or looking to improve your procedures and processes, we are here to help. 

This everyday software is full of tools which will, when used correctly, improve the quality of your documents, speed up document creation time, reduce risks associated with over-typed or lost files and many many more.  What's stopping you up-skilling your employees to be more effective?

So many business have historic .doc files which are being regularly used. Unfortunately the new web apps and office 365/2019 software will not work well with these old files. Help you employees work more productively by giving them the right tools for the job. Let Green Shoots solutions sort them out, and get on with what you do best.

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Our face to face and live online training events are totally tailored to cover your requirements. We won't put you or your employees in a box as beginner, intermediate or advanced.


However, if you are looking for some standard topics, or just need a bit of inspiration, please review the course overviews below.

Course overviews are designed for Face to Face workshops, for up to 8 delegates, but feel free to pick specific elements if you would prefer to do live online learning.

Creating Professional Documents

A short course which looks at how to maximise the use of Word Styles and Formatting features to allow you to quickly and efficiently create branded corporate documents.

Importance of a house style

Using Word Styles

Creating and editing Word Styles

Applying Automatic Numbering

Creating bespoke Automatic Numbering Styles

Document layout


Creating a standard Table of Contents

Creating Referencing Documents

A short course for those that create lengthy text documents. This workshop works well alongside "Professional Documents".

Inserting & updating table of contents

Working with footnotes

Understanding electronic cross references

Adding a bibliography

Using researching and thesaurus tools

Using Collaboration Tools

A fantastic workshop for delegates who work with travelling documents, such as Solicitors, or sales teams who are signing off on contracts.  

Tracking changes

Viewing markup

Reviewing changes

Comparing content

Merging content

For businesses using Office 365 the collaboration tools and co-editing tools will also be included in this workshop. 

Speed Up Mail Merge

In this course you will learn the benefits of using mail merge to quickly produce bulk letters, labels, emails and documents.

Mail merge terminology

Mail merge data sources

The different mail merge fields

Testing a mail merge

Producing content

New features Word 2019 & 365

A workshop for existing Word users who are moving or have moved to Word 2019 or Word via Office 365. It looks at the new tools and advanced features now available.

New Reading Modes

Insert 3D models

Insert Icons and SVG's

Improved translation tools

Working with digital pens

Using Structure Tools

A workshop which looks at the different structure tools available to arrange lengthy and complex documents

Working with complex tables

Formatting tables professionally

Section breaks

Working with columns

Modifying page layouts within a document

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