Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2010

George Mason University

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Career Training Program
Program Code: GES907
Hours: 460
Fees: $2495.00 USD


According to statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor, over 4 million secretaries and administrative assistants are currently employed in the United States, making administrative professionalism the largest segment of the office workforce. This online career training program will provide you with administrative professional training, in addition to preparing you to become a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS training will familiarize you with the following Microsoft Office 2010 products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.

Administrative professionals perform a wider variety of duties beyond strictly clerical roles, such as planning meetings and special events, working closely with vendors and suppliers, creating presentations, conducting interviews, orienting and supervising staff, writing and editing documents, and more. This program will prepare you for all of the varied tasks you might encounter in an administrative role.

In Microsoft Word learn how to create, format, and secure professional and creative documents. In Excel, learn how to format cells, apply number formats, link worksheets, create PivotTables, and more. In PowerPoint, you will discover how to create, format, and set up presentations, in addition to learning how to apply transitions and animations. Your training will also provide you with the opportunity to conduct a variety of tasks in Outlook, including designing and formatting e-mails, tracking and responding to messages, managing the Inbox with Rules and Quick Steps, and creating appointments and tasks. Building onto this knowledge, you will learn how to create forms that automate data entry and expense reports within Access. Improve in levels of computer-program literacy, measures proficiency, and receive unique opportunities for skill-set enhancement.

The Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 portion of this program is the only comprehensive, performance-based certification and globally recognized standard approved by Microsoft to validate business computer skills in the Microsoft Office Suite.

Upon registering, you are given six (6) months to complete this program.

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