Microsoft Office

MS Office is the benchmark desktop application suite with businesses ever more reliant on it.

Many use the basic functionality day in, day out without ever exploring the full potential at their fingertips.

From Macros to Formulae, Mail Merge to Charts, we can show you how to get more out of this key toolset.

  • Word
  • Outlook
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint

Short training sessions give users the confidence to explore the application.

Classroom training provides structured development for larger topics such as nested Excel formulae or Visual Basic macros.

Other Microsoft products

You might also benefit from the training/guidance we provide on the following MS products:

  • Access
  • Project

These are usually reserved for specialist purposes and are often regarded as requiring expert skills.

Find out how these can fit into your everyday application toolset without becoming a Project Manager or Database Administrator.


Spreadsheets have become the must have desktop tool in business and are used for so many different purposes.

If not handled well, a spreadsheet can take on a life of its own and take more time to manage than the benefit it delivers.

Learning to harness the capabilities of Excel will help you determine when it is the right tool to use and when to stop developing it.

Our experts will guide you through the use of:

  • Common and rarer formulae
  • Tables and references
  • File links ODBC
  • Visual Basic macros
  • ... and so much more!


When you need to share information in a graphical presentation, PowerPoint provides you with the capability to produce a professional finished product.

Get carried away though and you find images and words flying in & out, up & down, distracting the viewer and not delivering the message.

Learn how to effectively use:

  • Slide Transitions
  • Animations
  • Presenter notes
  • Presentation mode

In addition, find out how to build a presentation that becomes a self-teaching aide on almost any subject matter.


For typing letters...
... and so much more!

Build and use pre-defined outputs (e.g. invoices) or embed data from other Office files using one of:

  • Templates
  • Forms
  • Mail-Merge
  • File-linking
Sometimes, you just need something simpler:
  • Using Styles
  • Managing Headers and Footers
  • Embedding images
  • Formatting tables across pages

Whatever your needs, we can provide you with a solution.


Outlook is not just your email and calendar application, it is your office diary and personal assistant.

Sort incoming emails into folders, send automatic replies or change the way emails are presented to suit you.

Flag items to be followed up, set reminders or use Tasks to define a To-Do List.

Many of the tasks you do manually can be automated with a few simple settings changes.