This course accurately and creatively provides an introductory audience with an understanding of the needed information to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Series. Its uniqueness and accuracy of content stands out among other courseware, (Procert, November 2011) Students learn the commands in practical, real world applications. Perfect for office workers, professionals, and students who want to know both how and when to best apply Microsoft Outlook.
Certification proves a certain level of advanced competency with the programs in question. Employers dont have to wonder if the skills stated on the resume are honest and without exaggeration. This can lead to further employment opportunities and increased pay.
When you use Approved Courseware for the Microsoft Office Specialist programs, such as Microsoft Office 2010 Master, you know youre using the very best study materials available.
In order for courseware to receive the Approved Courseware distinction, it must go through a rigorous review to ensure it meets the skill standards set forth by Microsoft. This is the first online Microsoft Word 2010 certification training course approved by Microsoft.
This course is also an exam study guide for the following certification tests:
Exam 77-881: Microsoft Word 2010
Exam 77-887: Microsoft Word Expert 2010
Exam 77-882: Microsoft Excel 2010
Exam 77-888: Microsoft Excel Expert 2010
Exam 77-883: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Exam 77-884: Microsoft Outlook 2010
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Manage Email Messaging
- Manage Calendars and Tasks
- Manage Contacts, and Information
Course Access Time
You have 6 months to complete this course.
Clair Dickson has a B.S. in Secondary English Education from Eastern Michigan University. She currently works as an online course facilitator in a lab setting, working with students taking courses towards their high school diploma. She also completed her Graduate Certificate in Educational Media and Technology through Eastern Michigan University Online, doing all of the work online.
She earned the Microsoft Office 2007 Master certification by passing the tests for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook 2007. In addition, she has Microsoft Word 2003 Expert level certification. She has used every version of Office since 1995 and still enjoys finding new ways to use the software.
In her spare time, Clair writes short crime stories and chases after her young son.
Elizabeth Ann Nofs is the designer and developer of the Computer Mama guides. Her research on how men and women approach computer learning provided the foundation for the Comma Method of training, as well as The Computer Mama Show, a pilot produced with WFUM/TV28 (PBS), Flint, Michigan.
Shes the author of 44 books, including: The Computer Mama Guide to Computers (2001), The Comma Method of Computer Training (2003), The Comma Teachers Edition (2003), and The Complete Computer Guide (2005) and the Complete Computer Guides for Microsoft Office 2007 and Office 2010 (MOS) certification training
Elizabeth received her B.A. degree in Biology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Students who enroll in the Complete Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2010 should have basic computer skills, including how to turn on the computer, how to use an Internet browser, and how to select commands from a menu or toolbar. Students should know how to save files and send attachments by email as well.
The Complete Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2010 is for students to improve their level and breadth of knowledge with Microsoft Outlook functions in preparation for taking the Microsoft Certification Exam. The course includes both recall and authentic assessments to measure student understanding at an increasingly advanced level. Students will be working hands-on with the commands and completing sample projects to reinforce learning. This course does not rely on abstract learning, but on the program in context.
The primary instruction is related to business applications of Outlook, as Microsoft Outlook is used in most workplaces. Nearly every business has a use for Microsoft Office programs, from inter-office memos composed on Microsoft Word to Sales presentations created with Microsoft PowerPoint to Budget spreadsheets compiled in Microsoft Excel. A secondary target group is teachers, who can use Microsoft Office for both teacher preparation and record-keeping as well as in student assignments. Lastly, home users may find many uses for Microsoft Office, similar to those used in the workplace. Microsoft Office is a ubiquitous product with great possibilities. This course aims to expose users to those possibilities.
Students for the certification exams should have the equivalent of six months of hands-on computer experience before taking the exam. These exam candidates should be proficient at file management. In addition, students should be able to readily identify and use the commands for at least 80% of the exam objectives in preparation for taking the timed exam. Amongst the skills necessary, students should be especially effective at entering information and analyzing data. Successful students will have mastered how to create and edit formulas, audit equations, insert and format visual data presentations and present
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet (high-speed Internet access is recommended). You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer.
You will need the following Microsoft products already installed on your computer in order to take this program: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 2010.
- IBM-compatible (PC) computer
- Processor: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64)
- RAM: 1 GB of system memory
- Hard Drive: 40 GB with at least 15 GB of available space
- 128 MB of graphics memory
- DVD-ROM drive
- Audio output
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
- Flash Player