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Becoming a Power User of MS Word and Excel: A Paralegal's Guide

National Business Institute
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6 hours
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Becoming a Power User of MS Word and Excel: A Paralegal's Guide

Are you looking for tips, tricks and timesavers for everyday legal tasks? Are you looking for new and creative ways to use the software already at your disposal? This engaging paralegal program will show you how to tap into the secret capabilities of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote and PDF software to simplify legal tasks, streamline document drafting and review, and much, much more. Become a more resourceful paralegal - order today!

Training content

Making Microsoft Word Support the Needs of the Law Office Professional

  • Navigating within the Latest Enhancements
  • Standardizing the Legal Desktop
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Utilizing AutoText and Building Blocks
  • Publishing and Collaborating within Word
  • Incorporating Shortcut Keystrokes
  • Developing Templates
  • Customization of Word for the Legal Environment

Becoming a Power User with Microsoft Word

  • Tracking Changes, Blacklining and Merging Documents
  • Word Formatting and Preserving Formats
  • Managing Long Documents
  • Advanced Formatting Tips and Tricks
  • Word Tables - What You Don't Know
  • File Conversion and Formatting within Word
  • Practical Applications within the Law Office

Unleashing the Power of MS Excel for the Law Office

  • Designing the Excel Spreadsheet
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)
  • Organizing and Reviewing Data
  • Naming, Coloring, and Formatting Spreadsheets
  • Implementing Quick Tricks and Useful Keystrokes to Streamline Functions and Tasks
  • Importing and Formatting Data into Excel
  • Copying, Pasting or Embedding Excel Data into Other Applications
  • Creating Hyperlinks to Worksheets or Other Files
  • Leveraging Excel and Word Mail Merge Features to Create Completed Forms or
  • Documents

Utilizing Advanced Excel Features in Your Spreadsheet

  • Protecting Worksheets and Workbooks in Excel
  • Creating Compound Formulas
  • Flagging Inconsistent Formulas
  • Utilizing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • Consolidating (Summing Through) Worksheets
  • Auditing a Worksheet
  • Useful Functions That Will Make Your Life Easier
  • Useful Excel Applications for the Law Office

Leveraging Critical Collaboration Techniques for the Law Office Environment

  • Harnessing the Power of PDF
    • Software Options
    • Hardware Requirements and Functionality
    • Creating Searchable PDF Files
    • Working with PDF Files
    • Capitalizing on Key PDF Features within Your Legal Documents
    • Secure Collaboration Using PDF Files
    • Creating Interactive PDF Forms
  • Using Microsoft OneNote to Improve Collaboration
    • Microsoft Office's Best-Kept Secret: Using OneNote to Improve Collaboration
    • Creating an Electronic Notebook
    • Organizing and Memorializing Your Notes
    • Updating and Accessing Your Electronic Notes
  • Instituting Secure File Collaboration within the Law Office
    • Addressing Metadata Concerns
    • Protecting Documents/Worksheets
    • Trending Secure File Sharing Products

Incorporating Effective Organizational Tools and Techniques within Microsoft Outlook for the Law Office Practice

  • Managing Your Inbox: Proactive Email Management Time-Saving Tips
  • Maintaining Your Calendar
  • Leveraging Your Contacts Lists
  • Utilizing the Tasks Feature
  • E-Mail/Mobile Device Security Tips

Bringing Awareness of Trending Technology Products for Law Office

  • Document Comparison Systems
  • Document Management Systems
  • Document Formatting and Repair Tools

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National Business Institute

At NBI, we believe that enhancing professional knowledge through continuing education empowers our customers to better serve their community. With over 35 years of experience, we understand the needs of legal professionals seeking continuing education and we are dedicated to...

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