Course: OpenOffice (Writer, Calc, Impress)OpenOffice

The course is available on demand.

Remote training: online live with a trainer and a group. Available on demand, at time and place convenient to you, for groups of at least 4 participants.

exempt from VAT

Price: 299 EUR

refreshments included

computer station included

first minute (30+ days before) - 3%

Category: OpenOffice

The course provides an overview of the features and functions of OpenOffice programs: Writer, Calc and Impress. After completing the course, students will be able to use OpenOffice programs efficiently during everyday work. Practical exercises accompany every topic covered during the course.


2 days


  1. Introducing OpenOffice.
    • What is included? Tools and features.
    • Understanding file formats. Compatibility with other office suites.
    • Availability. Language packs.


  1. Getting familiar with program interface. Creating document content.
    • Entering text, symbols, special characters.
    • Finding words and phrases.
    • Inserting and modifying graphics. Diagrams.
  2. Working with tables and lists.
    • Creating and modifying tables.
    • Inserting ordered and bulleted lists.
  3. Formatting content. Using styles.
    • Formatting words, paragraphs, pages.
    • Working with header and footer.
    • Understanding styles.
    • Understanding main differences between OpenOffice Writer and Microsoft Office Word.
  4. Printing. Setting printing options.


  1. Getting familiar with program interface.
    • Entering data.
    • Copying and filling ranges.
  2. Working with data.
    • Inserting and editing formulas.
    • Useful functions.
    • Sorting and filtering data.
    • Understanding main differences between OpenOffice Calc and Microsoft Office Excel.
  3. Formatting.
  4. Printing. Preparing a document for printing.
  5. Charts.
  6. Pivot Tables.


  1. Getting familiar with program interface. Creating presentations.
    • Using templates.
    • Entering and editing text.
    • Inserting tables.
    • Inserting pictures and graphics.
  2. Setting transitions between slides.

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Audience and prerequisites

The course is intended for information workers who want to learn how to use OpenOffice.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Basic computer knowledge, such as keyboard and mouse skills.
  • Basic file-management skills. The student should know how to navigate to folders and files on a computer running Windows Vista / Windows 7.


Course participants receive completion certificates signed by ALX.

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