Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to the full suite of Microsoft Office™ Suite  2016 applications: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook. Expand your knowledge on a wide range of tools commonly used in business and personal communication, including word processing, mail merging, spreadsheets and simple functions, creating charts and slide presentations and document design.

We welcome auditing student.*

* Provided there is space available on the first class, undecided students may join the first half of class to observe. Please contact us to schedule in advance.

  • Text formatting
  • Document review
  • Characters, fonts and paragraphs
  • Copy, paste and print
  • Header footer
  • Page set up
  • Creating database tables
  • Entering records
  • Finding data
  • Understanding table relations
  • Modifying table’s and field’s
  • Creating reports
  • Sorting  and filtering data within a report
  • Using controls in report’s and forms
  • Creating conditional formatting control’s based on a value
  • Arranging control layouts


  • Setting up an Email account
  • MS Outlook window
  • Overview of Outlook Components
  • Email Communication and Organization
  • Email Signatures and Business Cards
  • Introduction to formulas and functions
  • Touching on basic mat h, lookup and logical functions
  • Introduction to charts and different chart types
  • Sorting data
  • Basic spread sheet skills and tools
  • Formatting spread sheet
  • Creating, formatting slides
  • Preparing a complete slide presentation
  • Slide transition and object animation
  • Inserting media data, charts, tables and graphics
  • Introduction to publisher work environment, including scratch area
  • Working with different visual media
  • Creating, postcards, newsletter, flyer, poster and more

About the Course

Classes are held in a Computer Lab equipped with Microsoft Office Suite 2016


  • Certificate of Completion
  • Tax Receipt Form for tuition fees for courses taken in the calendar year. To qualify, the fees must be more than $100 for the year.


Basic knowledge of Windows

About the Instructor

Sujeewa Abeyasinghe is a friendly, patient, client-oriented instructor with more than ten years in the Canadian Banking and Finance industry. He is dedicated to making his students feel comfortable in their learning environment and strives to ensure that every student is engaged and active in class while allowing them to progress at their own pace.

Students benefit from his strong accounting background and broad experience using Microsoft Office in real work situations. He is an excellent communicator with good leadership and mentoring skills combined with a strong work ethic.

You can benefit from Sujeewa’s wide experience and acquire the skills you need to be successful in your own career.

Next Session:

February 26, 2022 |Toronto
Wednesdays | 9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. (9 weeks, 45 Hours)

star1star1star1star1star1 – Former Student

“I like Sujeewa’s teaching style and his instructions are precise and easy to understand/ follow. Sujeewa is very knowledgeable about the MS Office Suite. He is patience, has very good interpersonal skills and makes students comfortable. I would take additional courses with him and would recommend this course to my friends/colleagues.”

star1star1star1star1star1 – Former Student

“I really liked my instructor Sujeeva, he had been a wonderful instructor and I would recommend Skills for Change to all my friends”

star1star1star1star1star1 – Former Student

“Our instructor was really patient, he was explaining things individually when we need it. He is the instructor to keep in mind when you want to attend more courses.”

star1star1star1star1 – Former Student

“The course os very helpful. Would like to see more options related to high end courses in Excel, word and Access. Like, How to use macros in them and more. So advanced courses in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) or even Microsoft Visio would be great addition.”