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Microsoft 365 New Features

What You'll Learn in Microsoft 365 New Features

Course Length:

3 hours (1/2 day)

Learning Objectives

Find out how to use the new natural language query feature in Excel, rehearse slideshows in PowerPoint, reuse with ease content from other documents in Word, share to Teams and Outlook, and much more!

Target Student

Beginner to Advanced users who would like to learn the useful new features to enhance their user experience with Microsoft 365 and increase their productivity. This class is for anyone who uses Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook regularly and would like to work faster and more efficiently.

Course Outline

Section 1: Word New Features

Real Time Co-Authoring

Resume Reading Your Word Documents

Read Aloud Voice Improvements

Reusing Content

Modern Commenting

Improved Dark Mode

Transform to Web Page (Sway)

Embed Apps (Forms, Sway, YouTube and more)

Convert Word Documents to PowerPoint in One Click

Text Prediction

Section 2: PowerPoint New Features

Morph Transition

Rehearse with Coach

New Slide Recording and Narrating Audio & Video


Lock Objects Feature

Accessibility Tab

Cartoon People

Section 3: Excel New Features

Power Map

People Graphs

New Searchable Dropdown Lists

Import Picture and Convert to Table

IMAGE Function

Option to Always Leave Leading Zeros

Auto Alt Text for Charts

New Chart Types

Ideas & Natural Query Language

Money in Excel

Bulk Unhide Tabs in Excel

Navigation Pane

Analyze Data

Forecast Sheet

New Functions:

  • XLookup
  • LET Function
  • Filter
  • Sort
  • Unique
  • Cell
  • Textsplit
  • TextBefore
  • TextAfter
  • VStack
  • HStack
  • ToCol
  • ToRow
  • Take
  • Drop
  • ChooseCols

Section 4: Outlook New Features

Activity Notifications?


High Quality Read Aloud

Word Prediction

Translation Improvements

Share to Teams

Start Meetings Earlier or Later by Default

Microsoft 365 New Features

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor

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