If you are a user of Microsoft Office, you know that it can be difficult to get up to speed and stay on top of your game. The UsingOffice.com website was developed to help you do just that—get up to speed and stay on top. Here you’ll find online courses you can use to learn new skills and expand what you already know.

We currently offer the following courses. (You can click a link for any course you want to explore.)

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

  • Beginning Word Macros Master Class. Creating and using macros in the Word environment can enhance how you use the program. They can make your work more consistent and make yourself more productive. This course teaches you everything you need to know to create and use your own macros. (If you know nothing about Word macros, this is the course for you.) Click here for more information.
  • Mastering Styles and Templates. There are two parts to creating a Word document: creating the content and applying the formatting to that content. If you understand how to use styles, you can make the second part of this equation easy, painless, and (best of all) consistent. This course provides you with the knowledge you need to effectively create and use both styles and templates. Click here for more information.

Both Excel and Word

  • Creating VBA UserForms. When you create macros using Excel or Word, the traditional way to get input from users and share information with users is through the use of input boxes and message boxes. This course takes you to the next level, showing you how to create and use UserForms within your own macros. The course is divided into six easy lessons, each guiding you step-by-step through the learning and application process. Click here for more information.

alwAll of these courses—current and past—have been developed by Allen Wyatt, who has been using Office products since before Microsoft Office existed as a suite. He is publisher of the WordTips and ExcelTips newsletters for well over two decades. His courses bring his vast experience to you in an accessible, understandable way.