Course Code: GES871
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel. You’ll understand how to format worksheets, use formulas, edit worksheets, and more. Throughout the course you’ll move on to intermediate and advanced Excel offerings.
Gather an introduction to the word processing system. Understand the basics of Word before covering advanced formatting, images, collaborating documents, and more.
Learn how to create a compelling PowerPoint presentation. Move from introductory skills to advanced effects and slideshow preparation techniques.
Understand how to work within Microsoft Outlook. You’ll learn how to send messages, use the calendar, and stay organized. Email from multiple accounts, manage an inbox, and more.
Overview the Access User Interface and learn about tables, queries, forms, and reports. Move on to understand advanced Access offerings like relationships, macros, and more.
Master the fundamental skills needed to thrive within a professional environment. In the final section of the course, you’ll cover topics like communication, records and financial management, career advancement, customer service, time management, business writing, and how to work with a variety of people.
Tracy Berry has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, reporting/productivity applications, Microsoft Office, as well as the creation of online courses with software from leading vendors.
Students should be familiar with using a personal computer, mouse, and keyboard. They should be comfortable in a Windows environment, and have the ability to launch and close activities and navigate to information stored on the computer. They should also have an ability to manage files and folders.
This online program can only be taken on a PC; it is not Mac compatible. It is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems and you will need the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari. We highly recommend that you use Firefox or Chrome in place of other web browsers. Adobe Acrobat Reader or an alternative software application to open and read PDF files is required. You will also need Microsoft Office Professional 2016 Suite or the Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 Suite for this program as there are no free trials. Both can be purchased online directly through Microsoft or other retail outlets. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the program.
Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive exam vouchers for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel), 77-725 and 77-726 (Word), 77-729 (PowerPoint), 77-731 (Outlook), and 77-730 (Access) after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
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Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
Yes, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel), 77-725 and 77-726 (Word), 77-729 (PowerPoint), 77-731 (Outlook), and 77-730 (Access) and receive exam vouchers after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.