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Microsoft Office Specialist 2013

Microsoft Office 2013 skills are important to have in any profession. Being able to work with Office programs is necessary in today's workplace whether you are preparing for an entry-level position or are already an experienced professional. Developing skills and experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access will allow you to work independently and efficiently problem solve. The Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 training program prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams 77-418, 77-425, and 77-426 (Word), 77-420, 77-427, and 77-428 (Excel), 77-422 (PowerPoint), 77-423 (Outlook), and 77-424 (Access).

6 Months / 335 Course Hrs
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Microsoft Office Specialist 2013

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 Details + Objective

Course Code: GES846

You Will Learn
  • Learn how to work within the multiple programs that make up the 2013 Microsoft Office Suite
  • Understand how to enter, edit, and present data
  • Develop professional communication and collaboration skills
  • Take quizzes and exams throughout the course to monitor your progress
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 335 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Become prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams 77-418, 77-425, and 77-426 (Word), 77-420, 77-427, and 77-428 (Excel), 77-422 (PowerPoint), 77-423 (Outlook), and 77-424 (Access)
  • Gain confidence in your computer-using abilities
  • Develop the knowledge of Microsoft products needed to thrive in any work environment
Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 Outline
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Introduction

Understand the role Microsoft Office programs play in a professional environment. Learn how your knowledge of these programs can help you to advance your career and gain confidence in your professional abilities.

Microsoft Excel

Master Microsoft Excel by learning its basic and advanced functions. Begin this module by learning how to input data, text, and images into Excel. Continue on to study the best ways to present data and use formulas.

Microsoft Word

Learn how to create and edit a Word document. You’ll also learn how to set Word documents up for review and how to collaborate with others across the program.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Understand the basics of PowerPoint including how to set up a basic slideshow, insert multimedia files, and share a secure a presentation. Further your knowledge by learning how to customize your presentation and implement advanced effects.

Microsoft Outlook

Develop an understanding of the Outlook interface, including how to send emails, manage an inbox, and set up a calendar. Explore working with multiple email accounts and cover additional tasks in Outlook.

Microsoft Access

Complete the course by learning how to best use Microsoft Access. Understand how to use tables, queries, forms, reports, and macros to better manage your database.

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Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 Instructors
Tracy Berry 

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.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 Requirements / Prerequisites

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 program can only be taken on a PC. It is not Mac compatible. It is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 9 and later browsers. We highly recommend that you use Chrome and Firefox in place of other web browsers. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.

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You will need the Microsoft 2013 Office Suite for this program. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the program.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I use a Mac?

No, this program cannot be taken on a Mac.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No additional materials are required for this program.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Who will be my instructor?

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.

How long does it take to complete a program?

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 receive six (6) months to complete this program.

Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Can I get financial assistance?

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.

When can I start the program?

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.

Am I guaranteed a job?

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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What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

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.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

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.

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