Microsoft Word 2013

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If you wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-418: Microsoft Office Word 2013 OR Microsoft Certification Exam 77-425 Part 1 and 77-426 Part 2: Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert, this course will help you build the skills and knowledge you need.

With this comprehensive, performance-based certification preparation online program, you can build and validate your business computer skills using Microsoft Word 2013 software. You’ll cover basic through advanced topics, including how to create and format documents, how to use tables, how to complete a mail merge, and more! Upon completion, you'll be prepared to earn your certification and gain an important edge in today's competitive job market.

The Microsoft Word 2013 Certification Training Program is part of the Microsoft Business Certification program: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2013 suite. Students who wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-418: Microsoft Office Word 2013 OR Microsoft Certification Exam 77-425 Part 1 and 77-426 Part 2: Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert will find beginning through advanced lessons that demonstrate these required MOS topics.

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Upon registering, you are given an initial six months to complete this program.  Should you need more time beyond the six months, an extension is six months is available at no additional cost.  


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 diplomas. 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 Master 2007 certification by passing the tests for Word, Outlook, Outlook, and Outlook. 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. She’s the author of more than 60 books, including: The Computer Mama Guide to Computers (2001), The Comma Method of Computer Training (2003), The Comma Teachers Edition (2003), The Complete Computer Guide (2005), and the Complete Computer Guides for Microsoft Office 2007, Office 2013 and Office 2013 (MOS) certification training Elizabeth received her B.A. degree in biology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  


To enroll in the Microsoft Word 2013 program, you should have basic computer skills and should be comfortable using an Internet browser and selecting commands from a menu or toolbar. You should be able to manage files, including saving, updating, and backing up files. This program is for you if you’re an office worker, manager, entrepreneur, or other professional who wants to start using advanced Microsoft Word skills immediately. This program is also suitable for you if you’re looking to learn about this software and expand your job possibilities.  


This program can only be taken on a PC. It is not compatible with a Mac. It is compatible with Windows 7 and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. You need a high-speed Internet connection and an e-mail account. You should also have Microsoft Word 2013 already installed.


Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.

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All materials for this program are available online.

The following textbooks are available to download throughout the lessons:

  • Beginning Guide to Microsoft® Word 2013
  • Intermediate Guide to Microsoft® Word 2013
  • Advanced Guide to Microsoft® Word 2013


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Registration Closes On
Friday, June 30, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

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