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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 program 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). The registration fee for these exams are included with this program.

6 Months / 335 Course Hrs
Open Enrollment

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Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 (MOS) Certification Training

Learning Method

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

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Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 (MOS) Certification Training (Vouchers Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES873

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
Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 (MOS) Certification Training (Vouchers Included) 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.

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Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 (MOS) Certification Training (Vouchers Included) Instructors
Tracy Berry 

Tracy Berry 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, reporting/productivity applications, Microsoft Office, as well as the creation of online courses with software from leading vendors. Tracy has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993. She has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide, including involvement in large corporate software rollouts. Tracy is also an expert in all Microsoft Office programs.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 (MOS) Certification Training (Vouchers Included) 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 online program can only be taken on a PC; it is not Mac compatible. It is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems and you will need the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari. We highly recommend that you use Firefox or Chrome in place of other web browsers. Adobe Acrobat Reader or an alternative software application to open and read PDF files is required. You will also need the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite for this program as there are no free trials. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the program.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 (MOS) Certification Training (Vouchers Included) Frequently Asked Questions
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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.

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’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.

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 may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

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.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive exam vouchers 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) after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

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.

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.

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 the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

No.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right. You may also call us at 1-877-221-5151. We will answer your questions promptly.

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.

Does this program 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) and receive exam vouchers after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

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