Course Code: GES845
Receive an introduction to the course by learning how Microsoft Office can make you a more efficient, organized worker. Understand how Microsoft programs will be a central part of your everyday office life.
Create and modify basic worksheets and perform calculations, modify the appearance of data within a worksheet, insert and modify illustrations and tables, collaborate with others by protecting worksheets and workbooks.
Create, format, and edit documents, use the ribbon and navigate the file tab. Work with images, including placing and sizing images, wrapping text around images, and using borders and effects. Use advanced editing tools: track changes, accepting and rejecting changes, adding comments, and comparing and combining documents.
Start and edit a PowerPoint presentation and run a slideshow. Create different types of slides, format slides, and use templates. Apply Tables and Charts and special effects to a presentation. Create custom shows and manage hyperlinks. Secure and share presentations.
Navigate the newest features, use the ribbon, tabs, groups, and commands. Set up accounts and work with messages. Work with calendars and contacts, create tasks and notes, establish signatures and themes. Manage your inbox including filtering, creating search folders, and archiving, as well as learn how to toggle between multiple accounts.
Review the material that's been covered in the course in order to pass your Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exams.
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.
There are no prerequisites to take this course, however you must have familiarity with using a personal computer and in a Windows environment. You must also be able to launch and close programs, navigate to information stored on the computer, and manage files and folders.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the course.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
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 six (6) months to complete the course.
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 about financial assistance.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Microsoft is a global leader in software development and technology solutions. Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint are used both at home and at work. Microsoft provides certifications in these programs that range from beginner to expert level, helping professionals realize their full potential. Whether you want to learn a single program or the entire Office Suite, completing a Microsoft-certified course is the first step.
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