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Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word Training

If your preference is for company-specific training instead of scheduled public courses, then DMW Consultancy supplies on-site tailored training courses and workshops in Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word.

Your needs for training at all levels from beginner to advanced user and programmer/developer are catered for.

With offices across London, Kent, Surrey and East and West Sussex, mainly, DMW clients vary in size from sole-proprietor, through SMEs to corporates. These clients span a wide range of business types, including advertising, banking, catering, construction, forestry, HR, insurance, investment, manufacturing, motor industry, pharmaceuticals and transport.


Bespoke Course Content

To provide the training that suits your specific needs, you agree with DMW an appropriate pick-and-mix of topics from our introductory, intermediate and advanced level course content.

DMW matches practical aspects of any course to the activities for which you will use the software in your day-to-day work.

As added value to pass on to you, DMW brings to the training sessions experience of developing business applications using Microsoft Office. Understanding gained from such experience is central to the effective application of the software to the objectives of your business and your users.

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As an alternative to courses, DMW workshops for individuals and groups present great flexibility over how a half-day or a full-day of training is targeted across various combinations of the Microsoft Office programs.


Microsoft Access Training Courses

The Access training overview page explains the DMW approach to on-site Access 2010, 2013 and 2016 courses and workshops.

These are the relevant links to topics covered in each of the courses: Basic Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Access VBA programming.


Microsoft Excel 2010, 2013 and 2016 Training Courses

The Excel training overview page explains the DMW approach to on-site Excel courses and workshops.

These are the links to pages of course details: Basic Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Excel VBA programming.


Microsoft Word 2010, 2013 and 2016 Training Courses

The Word training overview page explains the DMW approach to on-site Word courses and workshops.

These are the links to pages of course details: Basic Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced.


Microsoft Office 2016 Conversion Courses

A number of DMW clients have their newest PCs equipped with Office 2016, while their other PCs run earlier versions of the programs. If you are in this situation, DMW has a Conversion Workshop for users making the change.

Please contact DMW to discuss your requirements.


Special Courses

From time to time there is demand for training that does not fit the regular pattern. Examples of special-focus courses DMW designed to meet this demand include:

  • Good Spreadsheet Design and Practice
  • Coping with Legacy Spreadsheets
  • Linking Access, Excel and Word
  • Programming Microsoft Office using VBA.
  • Upgrading an Existing Database
  • Database Design for Access Developers
  • Data Modelling for Access Developers.

Office 2010

Microsoft ended support for Office 2010 some years ago.

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Because a number of DMW clients have chosen to stay with Office 2010, rather than move to Office 2013 or 2016, DMW will continue to offer training in Access, Excel, and Word 2010 to anyone for the forseeable future.


Office 2007

Microsoft ended support for Office 2007 some years ago..

DMW withdrew training for Office 2007 software in October 2017, but continues to offer for the time being programmes for the conversion to Office 2013 and 2016 of Office 2007 Access databases, Excel spreadsheets and Word templates.


Microsoft Powerpoint Training

Owing to lack of demand during the previous two years DMW ceased offering PowerPoint courses and workshops in October 2017.


Microsoft Project Training

Because of lack of demand during the previous two years DMW ceased offering Project training in September 2017.