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Course Description

Students will learn how to use Microsoft Office Applications (including Office 365) in a modern workplace. You will learn practical tips for using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and OneNote effectively in your work.

This course is not intended as a comprehensive guide to Microsoft Office, which is covered in Microsoft Office Specialist Program. 

Course Details

Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful learners will be able to: 

  • Use Microsoft Word to create documents with tables, lists, headers, and footers. 
  • Use Microsoft PowerPoint to create an engaging presentations with images, tables, and animations 
  • Use Microsoft Excel to organize and calculate data, and produce diagrams and charts 
  • Use Microsoft OneNote to capture notes, research plans and information 
  • Use Microsoft Outlook to organize your emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, and to-do lists 

Topics

  • Microsoft Word 
    • Navigate Effectively in Word 
    • Create and Edit Documents 
    • Create and Modify Tables
    • Create and Modify a List 
    • Create a Header and Footer 
    • Use Themes, Styles, Page Backgrounds, and Quick Parts 
    • Track changes 
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 
    • Navigate Effectively in PowerPoint 
    • Change Layouts and Format Your Slides 
    • Add Photos or Pictures, Tables, etc. to enhance your presentation 
    • Use the Slide Master to Modify Your Presentation Quickly 
    • Apply Transitions and animations 
    • Present Your Slideshow 
  • Microsoft Excel 
    • Navigate Effectively in Excel 
    • Organize Data into a Worksheet 
    • Format the Data – words, numbers, dates  
    • Create Formulas to Calculate the Data 
    • Create Charts 
    • Print the Worksheet 
  • Microsoft OneNote 
    • Navigate Effectively in OneNote 
    • Creating a Notebook, Sections, Pages 
    • Use Show / Hide for Specific Users 
    • Setup Editable Sections for Specific Users 
    • Using Search 
  • Microsoft Outlook 
    • Navigate around the Microsoft Outlook interface 
    • Create, send, receive, and save email messages 
    • Manage email messages using categories and folders 
    • Create, manage, edit, and share contacts 
    • Set up automatic replies 
    • Send mass email (using Word and Outlook) 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. Learners are expected to have basic level of familiarity with computer, and can perform the following tasks: 

  • start and run Windows or Mac operating system 
  • operate a mouse, keyboard and microphone  
  • start applications, copy and paste objects, navigate between files, folders, or drives 
  • access the Internet
  • send emails

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 23, 2024 to Aug 01, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Required Software
All students are given access to Microsoft Office 365 – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote.
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:45PM
Dates
Nov 12, 2024 to Nov 26, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Required Software
All students are given access to Microsoft Office 365 – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote.
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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