In most word processing programs there are tools to allow you to set up columns and tables

In most word processing programs there are tools to allow you to set up columns and tables. This is usually on the tool bar at the top of the page.
Clicking on this tool will then bring up all the options to create the columns and tables. It will request number of columns and rows that you require, along with the depth and width or each column. The sizes can alway be altered afterwards, modifying the elements you needed to amended.
The option to change the size of the text within the sections. Moving the alignment, centralizing the text if you desire.
The easiest program to create columns and tables to organise information is Excel. This program allows you to produce formulas and create charts from the information.