I had a very helpful and encouraging facilitator. I really enjoyed taking this course from the comfort of my home on my schedule.
Course Code: GES828
Understand the uses of Microsoft Word. Learn how to create and edit Word documents, input pictures, format your document, and review and share your documents with multiple users. You’ll also take on projects such as building webpages, using advanced table functions, and more.
Begin by learning about basic formatting, including entering data, text, and formulas into Excel. Continue by inserting and modifying charts, troubleshooting, and using review tools and permissions.
Learn how to create compelling presentations using PowerPoint. Once you know the fundamentals, you’ll learn about advanced functions such as applying animations, formatting videos, and proofing presentations.
Understand the basic functions of Outlook, including how to send and format messages. Review your message options and learn how to incorporate graphics and SmartArt. Manage your inbox and collaborate across multiple email accounts.
Explore the basics of scheduling, for yourself and for others. This section of the course will cover how to best handle tasks and time management.
Complete the course by learning how to use Outlook online and in print. You’ll also learn about advanced options and how you as an administrator can handle email accounts, setup, and backup.
Clair Dickinson has a B.S. in secondary English education from Eastern Michigan University. She currently works as an online course facilitator in a lab setting, working with students taking courses towards their high school diploma. She also completed her Graduate Certificate in Educational Media and Technology through Eastern Michigan University Online, doing all of the work online. She earned the Microsoft Office 2010 Master Certification by passing the tests for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook 2010. In addition, she has Microsoft Word 2003 Expert level certification. She has used every version of Office since 1995 and still enjoys finding new ways to use the software. In her spare time, Clair writes short crime stories and chases after her young son.
Elizabeth Ann Nofs is the designer and developer of the Computer Mama guides. Her research on how men and women approach computer learning provided the foundation for the Comma Method of training, as well as The Computer Mama Show, a pilot produced with WFUM/TV28 (PBS), Flint, Michigan. She’s the author of 44 books, including: The Computer Mama Guide to Computers (2001), The Comma Method of Computer Training (2003), The Comma Teachers Edition (2003), and The Complete Computer Guide (2005) and The Complete Computer Guides for Microsoft Office 2007, and Office 2010 (MOS) Certification Training. Elizabeth received her B.A. degree in biology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
To enroll in the Microsoft Office 2010 Master Certification Training program, you should have basic computer skills and should be comfortable using an Internet browser and selecting commands from a menu or toolbar. You should be able to manage files, including saving, updating, and backing up files. This program is for you if you're an office worker, manager, entrepreneur, or other professional who wants to start using advanced Microsoft Office skills immediately. This program is also suitable for you if you're looking to learn about this software and expand your job possibilities.
This program can only be taken on a PC. It is not compatible with a Mac. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. You need a high-speed Internet connection and e-mail account. You should also have the following full-retail version Microsoft Office 2010 Products already installed: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. It is recommended that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.
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No, you must access this program from a PC or IBM-compatible computer.
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.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
This program allows you 180 days after you register for completion.
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, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
Each student is paired up 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.
You must have the Microsoft Office 2010—Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook—software already installed on your computer before taking this program. This course cannot be completed with the Microsoft Word 2010 Starter or Excel 2010 Starter, which comes free on new PCs. This course requires the full retail version of Word 2010 and Excel 2010. Otherwise, all the materials you’ll need are included, and their cost will be covered in your tuition. Ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.
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.
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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 will be charged for an extension.
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 best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.