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Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 (MOS) Certification Training

Microsoft Office 2016 skills are important to have in any profession or workplace. Being able to work with Office programs is a must in today's workplace whether you are preparing for an entry-level position or are an experienced professional. The material is presented in a step-by-step manner, and you will learn by completing readings and hands-on exercises, as well as watching video presentations. The course also includes quizzes and exams so you can test your skills at regular intervals throughout the material.

Through these methods, you will learn essential introductory and advanced Office skills across Microsoft Office’s Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access programs. Upon completion of this course you will be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel), 77-725 and 77-726 (Word), 77-729 (PowerPoint), 77-731 (Outlook), and 77-730 (Access). This course offers enrollment with or without vouchers. The vouchers are pre paid access to sit for the certifying exams upon eligibility.

6 Months / 335 Course Hrs
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Course Code: GES873

What You Will Learn
  • Learn essential skills required of the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
  • Know how to create and edit a Word document
  • Present information in a compelling way via Excel or PowerPoint
  • Manage databases and improve efficiency using Access
  • Send messages, manage calendars, and collaborate with coworkers across Outlook
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 335 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel), 77-725 and 77-726 (Word), 77-729 (PowerPoint), 77-731 (Outlook), and 77-730 (Access)
  • Learn how to efficiently use the Microsoft Office suite and take these skills with you to any workplace
  • Develop your professional communication skills and understand office etiquette
  • Understand the best ways to create and send information or data for the most impact

Outline

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Introduction

Receive a general introduction to the course that covers how to succeed in an office environment. Learn about best communication practices, expectations, and how to make yourself a viable asset to any team.

Excel

Understand how to work within Microsoft Excel. Enter data and create worksheets, cover advanced topics like using formulas, visualizing data, and how to work with others.

Word

Create and edit Word documents. You’ll learn how to use tables, images, illustrations, and change page layout. Additionally, you’ll cover how to review and collaborate on documents, manage mailings, and protect documents.

PowerPoint

Develop PowerPoint presentations from start to finish. Understand how to format your presentations, and include advanced elements like effects, illustrations, and tables.

Outlook

Master Microsoft Outlook by learning to work with messages, organize contacts, manage an inbox, and work across multiple email accounts.

Access

Complete the course by developing an understanding of Access. Receive an overview of the user interface before moving on to covering tables, queries, forms, reports, and macros.

Details

Excel

I. Introduction to Microsoft Excel
    A.    Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook
    B.    The Ribbon
    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
    H.    Editing Worksheets
    I.    Finalizing Microsoft Excel Worksheets
    J.    Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013
    K.    Features New in 2016
    L.    Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 Exam
II. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016
    A.    Advanced Formulas
    B.    Working with Lists
    C.    Working with Illustrations
    D.    Visualizing Your Data
    E.    Working with Tables
    F.    Advanced Formatting
    G.    Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013
    H.    Features New in 2016
    I.    Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016 Exam
III. Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016
    A.    Using Pivot Tables
    B.    Auditing Worksheets
    C.    Data Tools
    D.    Working with Others
    E.    Recording and Using Macros
    F.    Random Useful Items
    G.    Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013
    H.    Features New in 2016
    I.    Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016 Exam
IV. Microsoft Excel Final Exam

Word
V. Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016
    A.    Creating a Microsoft Word Document
    B.    The Ribbon
    C.    The File Tab
    D.    The Quick Access Toolbar
    E.    Formatting Microsoft Word Documents
    F.    Editing Documents
    G.    Finalizing Microsoft Word Documents
    H.    Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 Exam
VI. Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016
    A.    Advanced Formatting  
    B.    Working with Tables
    C.    Working with Images
    D.    Page Layout
    E.    Working with Illustrations
    F.    Viewing Your Document(s)
    G.    Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016 Exam
VII. Advanced Microsoft Word 2016
    A.    Working with Long Documents
    B.    Reviewing and Collaborating on Documents
    C.    Comparing and Combining Documents
    D.    Managing Mailings
    E.    Protecting Documents
    F.    Random Useful Items
    G.    Advanced Microsoft Word 2016 Exam
VIII. Microsoft Word 2016 Final Exam

PowerPoint
IX. Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
    A.    Creating a PowerPoint Presentation
    B.    The Ribbon
    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 2016 Exam
X. Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
    A.    Customizing Presentations
    B.    Presentation Masters
    C.    Working with Special Effects
    D.    Using SmartArt
    E.    Multimedia
    F.    Setting up the Slide Show
    G.    Outlines and Slides
    H.    Managing Multiple Presentations
    I.    Sharing and Securing a Presentation
    J.    Features New in 2016
    K.   Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Exam
XI. Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Final Exam

Outlook
XII. Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2016
    A.    The Outlook 2016 Interface
    B.    Performing Popular Tasks in Outlook 2016
    C.    Working with Messages
    D.    Working with the Calendar
    E.    Organizing Contacts
    F.    Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2016 Exam
XIII. Advanced Microsoft Outlook 2016
    A.    Working with Tasks and Notes
    B.    Using Signature and Themes
    C.    Managing Your Inbox
    D.    Working with Multiple Email Accounts
    E.    New Features in 2016
    F.    Advanced Microsoft Outlook 2016 Exam
XIV. Microsoft Outlook Final Exam

Access
XV. Introduction to Microsoft Access 2016
    A.    Quick Overview of the Access User Interface  
    B.    Fundamentals  
    C.    Tables and Their Views  
    D.    Tables  
    E.    Queries  
    F.    Forms  
    G.    Reports  
    H.    Databases and Access Terms  
    I.    Introduction to Microsoft Access 2016 Exam  
XVI. Advanced Microsoft Access 2016
    A.    Relationships  
    B.    Queries  
    C.    Table Functions  
    D.    Forms  
    E.    Reports  
    F.    Macros  
    G.    Completing the Desktop Application  
    H.    Advanced Microsoft Access 2016 Exam  
XVII. Microsoft Access Final Exam 

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Instructors & Support

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.

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

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..

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course must be taken on a PC. A Mac is not compatible.

Software Requirements: 

  • Windows 10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Microsoft Office 2016 Suite.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Software is not included in the cost of tuition. All software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins. 
Instructional Materials

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.

About Certification

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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. 

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

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

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel), 77-725 and 77-726 (Word), 77-729 (PowerPoint), 77-731 (Outlook), and 77-730 (Access).  Students enrolled in the "voucher included" option will also receive a pre-paid voucher for the exam after successful completion of the course and financial obligation.

When can I start the course?

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.

How long does it take to complete this course?

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.

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

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.

What kind of support will I receive?

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.

What happens when I complete the course?

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

Am I guaranteed a job?

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.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do 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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