Office 2013 New Features Training

Discover how the new features of Office 2013 can improve your performance




This course is designed to introduce all new features of Microsoft Office 2013 (the 15th version!) to existing users of previous versions. All of the applications in the suite have been revamped and have new functionality built in to improve your performance.

The contents of this course covers common new features introduced across all applications and new features specific to Excel, Outlook PowerPoint and Word.
Some features discussed in this course may have been introduced in Microsoft Office 2010 and will be new to Office 2007 users, however all effort has been made to keep to all new features of Microsoft Office 2013. There is also an additional section on Office 2016 previewing the latest features available.




This is currently only available as a traditional classroom course. This can be delivered from our training centre or from your offices.


Target Audience

Delegates who have used previous versions of Microsoft Office and are familiar with the core features. This course is aimed at non-technical end users. 


Software Versions

This course is applicable to Microsoft Office 2013 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


Group Discount

5+ group = £200 per person (exc. VAT)

8+ group = £150 per person (exc. VAT)

Course Contents

Common New Features

A new beginning – Templates and “Backstage View”

Apps for Office

“Carry On where you left off” synchronisation

Improved Sharing and Saving options

Improved Touch & Inking

Improved Visuals (themes and ribbons)

Online Picture, Video and Audio Sources


Skype, Yammer and OneDrive Support and Integration


Excel 2013

Flash Fill

New Functions

New model limits
Online Collaboration
PivotTable and PivotChart in one
Quick Analysis
Separate Windows
Working with Excel Charts


Outlook 2013

Attachment Reminders
Folder Pane Peek Feature
Improved Preview / Search Folders / E-mail Filtering / Search
Inline Reply
Meeting Recommendations
One click view Unread, support
Re-ordering folders in the Folder Pane
Weather Bar



PowerPoint 2013

Alignment lines

Comments Pane
Enhanced Images, Video and Audio
Merging Shapes
Motion Path Improvements
New improved presenter tools
New Presenter View
New Transitions
One click slide zoom, See All Slides, Laser pointer
Resume reading
Slide show view


Word 2013

Alignment guide

Expand and Collapse
Graphical Options
Insert Online Pictures
New Read Mode – with Object Zoom
Online Video
Open and Edit PDFs
Opening Word
PDF support
Read mode
Reply to Comments and mark as done
Resume Reading
Simple Markup
Table Editing Options with Border Painter



Office 2016 Preview






Classroom Learning

This course is currently only available as classroom learning.


Traditional classroom learning is still one of the most effective ways to learn. Our classroom training has the trainer delivering all the course information to the class with practical exercises and questions and answers throughout the entire session.


We can offer the course at our training facilities, just outside Bristol. If you would like us to deliver training from your offices please contact us. 

What next?

You can check available dates and book onto the course below and download the course information below. 
If you have any questions, or would like to discuss other options please contact us. 

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