Course Code: GES2082
|Microsoft Word 2019|
|I.||Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019|
|A.||Creating a Microsoft Word Document|
|C.||The File Tab|
|D.||The Quick Access Toolbar|
|E.||Formatting Microsoft Word Documents|
|G.||Finalizing Microsoft Word Documents|
|H.||Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019 Exam|
|II.||Intermediate Microsoft Word 2019|
|B.||Working with Tables|
|C.||Working with Images|
|E.||Working with Illustrations|
|F.||Viewing Your Document(s)|
|G.||Intermediate Microsoft Word 2019 Exam|
|III.||Advanced Microsoft Word 2019|
|A.||Working with Long Documents|
|B.||Reviewing and Collaborating on Documents|
|C.||Comparing and Combining Documents|
|F.||Random Useful Items|
|G.||Advanced Microsoft Word 2019 Exam|
|IV.||Microsoft Word 2019 Final Exam|
|Microsoft Excel 2019|
|I.||Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019|
|A.||Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook|
|C.||The Backstage View (The File Menu)|
|D.||Entering Data in Microsoft Excel Worksheets|
|E.||Formatting Microsoft Excel Worksheets|
|F.||Using Formulas in Microsoft Excel|
|G.||Working with Rows and Columns|
|I.||Finalizing Microsoft Excel Worksheets|
|J.||Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019 Exam|
|II.||Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019|
|B.||Working with Lists|
|C.||Working with Illustrations|
|D.||Visualizing Your Data|
|E.||Working with Tables|
|G.||Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019 Exam|
|III.||Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019|
|A.||Using Pivot Tables|
|D.||Working with Others|
|E.||Recording and Using Macros|
|F.||Random Useful Items|
|G.||Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019 Exam|
|IV.||Microsoft Excel 2019 Final Exam|
|Microsoft PowerPoint 2019|
|I.||Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019|
|A.||Creating a PowerPoint Presentation|
|C.||The Quick Access Toolbar|
|D.||The Backstage View (The File Menu)|
|E.||Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations|
|F.||Working with Images|
|G.||Working with Tables and Charts|
|H.||Finalizing Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations|
|I.||Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 Final Exam|
|II.||Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2019|
|C.||Working with Special Effects|
|F.||Setting Up the Slide Show|
|G.||Outlines and Slides|
|H.||Managing Multiple Presentations|
|I.||Sharing and Securing a Presentation|
|J.||Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 Final Exam|
|III.||PowerPoint 2019 Final Exam|
|Microsoft Outlook 2019|
|I.||Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2019|
|A.||The Outlook 2019 Interface|
|B.||Performing Popular Tasks in Outlook 2019|
|C.||Working with Messages|
|D.||Working with the Calendar|
|F.||Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2019 Exam|
|II.||Advanced Microsoft Outlook 2019|
|A.||Working with Tasks and Notes|
|B.||Using Signature and Themes|
|C.||Managing Your Inbox|
|D.||Working with Multiple Email Accounts|
|E.||Advanced Microsoft Outlook 2019 Exam|
|III.||Microsoft Outlook Final Exam|
|Microsoft Access 2019|
|I.||Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019|
|A.||Quick Overview of the Access User Interface|
|C.||Tables and Their Views|
|H.||Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019 Final Exam|
|II.||Advanced Microsoft Access 2019|
|G.||Completing the Desktop Application|
|H.||Advanced Microsoft Access 2019 Final Exam|
|III.||Microsoft Access Final Exam|
|I.||Organizational Communication (Part 1)|
|B.||Interacting With Stakeholders|
|II.||Organizational Communication (Part 2)|
|E.||Organizational Structure and Systems|
|III.||Business Writing and Document Production|
|B.||Using Personal Computer Software Applications|
|C.||Publishing Web Documents, Hard-Copy Documents, and Meeting Minutes|
|IV.||Technology and Information Distribution|
|A.||Information in Organizations|
|B.||Researching, Gathering, Compiling, and Analyzing Data and Information|
|C.||Networks for Information Distribution and Maintaining, Backing-up, and Storing Data|
|V.||Office and Records Management|
|A.||Office and Records Management (Introduction)|
|B.||The Basics of Creating Functioning and Productive Workspaces|
|C.||Obtaining and Managing Resources for Your Office and Working in a Virtual Office|
|VI.||Event and Project Management|
|A.||Event and Travel Management: Coordinating Virtual Meetings|
|B.||Project Management, Time Management, and Negotiations|
|A.||Human Resources Functions, Duties, and Processes|
|B.||Employee Files and Records and Employee Training|
|C.||Recruitment, Staffing, and Hiring Practices|
|D.||Diversity, Onboarding/Offboarding, and Human Resource Law|
|A.||Organizational Finance: Budgeting, Financial Statements, and Financial Transactions|
|B.||Banking Process and the Bank Statement Reconciliation Process|
|C.||Basic Statistical Analysis|
|A.||Goal Setting and Creativity|
|B.||Problem Solving and Decision Making|
|C.||Time Management and Stress Management|
|X.||Becoming an Administrative Assistant and Advancing Your Career|
|A.||Job Duties, Responsibilities, and Personal Characteristics of Administrative Assistants|
|B.||Administrative Assistant Position Options|
|C.||Becoming an Administrative Assistant, Making a Career Change, and Career Advancement|
|I.||Financial and Accounting Management|
|III.||Strategic Management in Operations|
|IV.||Legal Issues in Operations|
|V.||Legal Aspects of Contracts|
|VII.||Organizational Development and Change|
|IX.||Business Best Practices|
|X.||Organization Leadership and Decision Making|
|XI.||Project Management for Executives|
|XII.||Seven Management Disciplines|
Becky Swaim has taught since 2000, focusing on Administrative Assistant Fundamentals, Administrative Assistant Applications, and Individual Excellence. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from California State University, Long Beach. Her experience includes managing large staff in medical billing and collections and as a program manager to various medical practices.
Katrina McBride's career reflects extensive experience in organizational leadership, marketing strategies, and market development in multi-national corporate environments. Her leadership abilities have been utilized to develop new programs and functional areas. In director-level positions for Nortel Networks, she led strategy for competitive intelligence, emerging markets, and lead generation. McBride holds an M.A. in organizational management and a B.S. in psychology.
Katherine Squires Pang, J.D., LL.M., M.Ed has practiced law with since 1983. She has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, and has been an adjunct faculty member of many universities, including New York University and the University of California, Irvine. She received her B.A. in 1980 from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School in 1982, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School in 1983, and her M.Ed from the University of Texas in 2001.
Jerry L. Partridge is a Certified Project Management Professional with experience as a project and program manager for a major retail organization. He is a certified instructor for IBM project management courses and hosts university seminars for project managers seeking certification. He has worked extensively with the Project Management Institute, previously leading a team that developed a practice standard for Earned Value Management Systems and volunteering as a subject matter expert for an update to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Partridge holds a Master of Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University.
Tracy Berry has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993 and has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide. She was also involved in several large corporate software rollouts. She 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, and reporting/productivity applications.
You should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, be comfortable navigating the Internet and using e-mail, and have an understanding of a word-processing program (such as Word). This course is intended for anyone interested in developing their management skills.
Certification Eligibility Requirements:
Candidates must meet specific education and administrative office support professional experience, which are:
All relevant work experience must have been earned within the last ten years.
Relevant work experience qualifies as office and administrative professionals who engage in some, if not all, of the following:
Please visit https://www.iaap-hq.org/page/Certification for more detailed information on eligibility.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbook will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
Yes. You will be prepared for the Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) certification offered by the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). You will also be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist 2019 (MOS) certification exams for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive eighteen (18) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. 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. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance
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As an administrative professional, you will play an important role in keeping an office organized and functioning efficiently. You will perform routine clerical tasks such as answering phones and drafting messages. Administrative professionals will also organize files, schedule appointments, and support other employees within the office. As an administrative professional, you may also be responsible for greeting guests who visit your organization.
For most administrative professional positions, you will need a high school diploma or equivalent as well as some training which can be obtained in an online course like this one. There is a lot of competition for good administrative professional jobs, so getting formal training and earning a certification will put you ahead of the competition and make you more desirable to employers.
The median salary across all office and administrative support positions according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics is nearly $35,000 per year. Your salary will vary depending on the type of administrative job you choose. For example, a financial clerk earns a median salary of $38,680 while a receptionist earns $28,390 and secretaries earn $37,870. According to a research study conducted by Microsoft, entry-level professionals who obtain a certification can earn almost $16,000 more per year than those without certification.
Yes, administrative professionals are in demand, but there is expected to be little change in the total number of open positions in this field through 2026 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Technology is expected to play a major role in this profession, so your understanding of courses like those in the Microsoft Office Suite will help you land coveted positions.
Administrative professionals typically work full time hours, between 35- 40 hours per week in an office environment, though some do work part time. It is even possible to work from home depending on your duties and your employer. You will spend large amounts of time in front of a computer using various software courses. You will also interact with other people on a daily basis either in person or via the phone.
In order to be a good administrative professional, you will need good communication skills as you will be responsible for working with people at many different levels within the organization. You will also need good organizational skills, a detail-oriented personality, and the ability to keep information you encounter private and confidential. In addition, you'll need to have good time management as well as the ability to prioritize tasks, and you will need to be dependable and reliable no matter what tasks you're assigned. Finally, you'll need to know how to provide good customer service.
You will receive six exam vouchers, one voucher for the CAP exam and five vouchers for the Microsoft MOS exams. Microsoft MOS Associate level exam vouchers will be provided for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. An expert level exam voucher will be provided for Access (there is no Associate level exam for Access for 2019). This course fully prepares you to sit for the Access expert level exam.
International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)
The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting, teaching, and leading administrative professionals so they can excel in an ever-changing business world. IAAP was founded more than 70 years ago as the National Secretaries Association, and has become an internationally-recognized organization for the advancement of administrative professionals.