Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Access, SharePoint)

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Microsoft Office Excel

  • Excel Basic
  • Excel can help you organize, calculate, analyze, revise, update, and present data to aid in decision-making. It also makes these tasks much easier for you to accomplish, and in much less time. In this introductory Excel course topics include entering and editing data, performing worksheet calculations, formatting cell contents, managing multiple worksheets, using functions in formulas, and creating charts.
  • Excel Intermediate
  • This course will take your Excel skills to the next level by building on the foundational skills learned in Excel Basic. Topics include advanced workbook formatting; date functions and conditional formatting; financial functions and What-If analysis; conditional functions using IF criteria, nested functions, 3-D cell references; and LOOKUP functions.

  • Excel Advanced
  • Are you an experienced Excel user who wants to learn about Excel's advanced features? This course will help you develop the necessary skills by building on the skills learned in Excel Basic and Excel Intermediate. Topics include: working with tables and special table features.

Microsoft Power BI

  • Power BI was built to connect to a wide range of data sources, and allows you to quickly create visualizations of connected data to gain insights, show trends, and create reports. Its data connection capabilities and visualization features go far beyond those that can be found in spreadsheets, allowing you to create compelling and interactive worksheets, dashboards, and stories that bring data to life. In this course, you will analyze data with self-service BI, connect to data sources, perform advanced data modeling and shaping, visualize data, enhance data analysis, model data with calculations, and create interactive visualizations.​

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​You’re ready to take a computer class, but which one? The first place to start is with the course description and if you want additional information, click on the Table of Contents for the book that’s used.​

​Computer Basics

  • Basic Workplace Computer Skills
    Almost every job in today’s workplace requires basic computer skills.  Through hands-on, instructor-led training, you will gain basic level computer proficiencies in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Employers are seeking employees who can effectively send emails, create spreadsheets, manage databases, create visual presentations and recognize the importance of computer security and privacy.  This course will provide students the foundation for basic computer skills that are increasingly important in today’s workplace.

Tuition includes all textbooks and materials.  Prerequisite:  must be able to type fluently.

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​Courses Available (but not limited to):​

  • AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
  • AZ-900 & 104: Microsoft Azure Fundamental & Administrator
  • AZ-900 & 500: Microsoft Azure Fundamental & Security Technologies
  • Crystal Reports
  • IC3 Digital Literacy GS5
  • Microsoft Access Certification
  • Microsoft Excel Certification Training
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Associate Certification
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Certification
  • Microsoft Outlook Certification Training
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Certification Training
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Microsoft Word Certification Training

These online self-paced courses are offered through a partnership with ed2go.

  • Available 24/7
  • Dedicated ed2go student advisor
  • Payment plan option available through ed2go, call 855-520-6806 for details

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Courses Available (but not limited to):

  • Excel
  • Accounting with MS Excel
  • Microsoft Office Value Suite
  • Word
  • Access
  • Microsoft Project
  • Excel – Pivot Tables
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher
  • SharePoint
  • Master VLOOKUP in Microsoft Excel

These online courses are offered through a partnership with ed2go.

Two Class Types:

  • Instructor-Moderated 6-week courses
    • Available 24/7. No set class day or time
    • 2 lessons released each week (4 hours per week of work)
    • Written online discussion board with instructor and participants
  • Self-Guided 3-Month Course
    • Available 24/7
    • NO discussion with instructor or participants

If final test score on 1st attempt is 70% or better, student prints certificate.

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