Course Code: GES846
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Yes. The Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 training course prepares students 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).
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 six (6) 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 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.
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 about financial assistance.
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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.
I really enjoyed the Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 course. It is the best course that I have ever taken in all of my school days. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone!"
I've learned a lot more than I thought I ever could about Microsoft Office 2013!"
The Presentations, readings and self paced exams are an excellent concept for those wanting to reach their full potential!"
Great classes and perfect for busy moms with limited free time."
This course provided a wealth of information, especially if you are not a regular user of the products. With serious study and time applied you will come away with a very good working knowledge of all of the Office products."