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Microsoft Office Specialist 2019 (MOS) Certification Training

Microsoft Office is most widely used business productivity suite. Knowing how to use its products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, is valuable in any professional setting. Earning your Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification demonstrates your knowledge of the Office and proves you’re ready to make an immediate impact at your organization.

This course prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2019 certification exams for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. You will build your expertise in these programs through hands-on exercises, in-depth course material, and supplemental video demonstrations. As you prepare for each exam, you will test your skills at regular intervals with quizzes and exams. 

By course completion, you will know how to best use Microsoft Office 2019 software and be fully prepared for the MOS certification exams. The certification exams will be released mid 2019.    

6 Months / 335 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

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Microsoft Office Specialist 2019 (MOS) Certification Training

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES890

What You Will Learn
  • Learn essential skills required of the Microsoft Office 2019 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 Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and 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


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Microsoft Word 2019 
I.  Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019 
  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 2019 Exam 
II. Intermediate Microsoft Word 2019 
  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 2019 Exam 
III. Advanced Microsoft Word 2019
  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 2019 Exam 
IV. Microsoft Word Final Exam 
Microsoft Excel 2019 
V. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019 
  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.   Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019 Exam 
VI. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019 
  A.   Advanced Formulas 
  B.   Working with Lists 
  C.   Working with Illustrations 
  D.   Visualizing Your Data 
  E.   Working with Tables 
  F.   Advanced Formatting 
  G.  Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019 Exam 
VII. Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019 
  A.   Using Pivot Tables 
  B.   Auditing Worksheets 
  C.   Data Tools 
  D.   Working with Others 
  E.   Recording and Using Macros 
  F.   Random Useful Items 
  G.   Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019 Exam 
VIII. Microsoft Excel 2019 Final Exam 
Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 
IX.  Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 
  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 2019 Final Exam 
X. Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 
  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.   Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 Final Exam 
XI. Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 Final Exam 
Microsoft Outlook 2019  
XII.  Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2019 
  A.   The Outlook 2019 Interface 
  B.   Performing Popular Tasks in Outlook 2019 
  C.   Working with Messages 
  D.   Working with the Calendar 
  E.   Organizing Contacts 
  F.   Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2019 Exam 
XIII. Advanced Microsoft Outlook 2019
  A.   Working with Tasks and Notes 
  B.   Using Signature and Themes 
  C.   Managing Your Inbox 
  D.   Working with Multiple Email Accounts 
  E.   Advanced Microsoft Outlook 2019 Exam 
  F.   Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 Final Exam 
XIV. Microsoft Outlook Final Exam 
Microsoft Access 2019 
XV.  Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019 
  A.   Quick Overview of the Access User Interface    
  B.   Fundamentals    
  C.   Tables and Their Views    
  D.   Tables    
  E.   Queries    
  F.   Forms    
  G.   Reports    
  H.   Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019 Final Exam 
XVI. Advanced Microsoft Access 2019 
  A.   Relationships    
  B.   Queries    
  C.   Table Functions    
  D.   Forms    
  E.   Reports    
  F.   Macros    
  G.   Completing the Desktop Application    
  H.   Advanced Microsoft Access 2019 Final Exam 
XVII. Microsoft Access Final Exam 

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.




There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, you should be comfortable using a personal computer and be familiar with operating Windows Office software.   


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 Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access 2019 (not included in enrollment). While Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access 2019 is ideal, you can use the versions that comes with Office 365. Please note that there may be some differences between your version of these programs and what you see in the course.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and available online. 


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

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.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. 

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:

How can I get more information about this course?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-877-221-5151 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the “Contact Us” form.

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About Certification


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.