Personal Productivity Trainings

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Microsoft Office Program Trainings for School Personnel

Microsoft OneDrive 2013

(30 minutes – M-564 US | M-327 CAN)

This training includes an array of beginner and intermediate videos and tutorials on how to use Microsoft OneDrive 2013.
Beginner-level tutorials include: What is the Cloud?; What is OneDrive?; How to Sign in and Create an Account; How to Upload Files; Get Acquainted with the Site; Create and Work with Folders; Organize Your Photos and Videos; Search for Files and Folders; and The Recycle Bin.

Intermediate-level tutorials include: Storage and Options; What is Sharing?; Share with Specific People; Share with Lots of People; Publish to Facebook; Change or Stop Sharing; Receiving a Share Request; OneDrive and Office Online; What is the OneDrive Desktop App?; and Upload and Download Files in the OneDrive App.

Microsoft OneNote 2013

(30 minutes – M-565 US | M-328 CAN)

This training includes an array of beginner, intermediate and advanced courses, videos and tutorials on how to use Microsoft OneNote 2013. Beginner-level tutorials include: Create and Organize Quick Notes; Create Your First OneNote 2013 Notebook; Format Notes; Format Pages; Take Your Notes Anywhere on Any Device; Using Tables in OneNote; Back to School with OneNote; OneNote for Free Plus New Tools; OneNote for (Holiday) Planning; and Sharing with OneNote. Intermediate-level tutorials include: Make the Switch to OneNote 2013; and Onetastic for OneNote.

Microsoft Excel 2013

(30 minutes – M-563 US | M-326 CAN)

This training includes an array of beginner, intermediate and advanced courses, videos and tutorials on how to use Microsoft Excel 2013. Beginner-level tutorials include: Add Numbers in Excel 2013; Basic Math in Excel; Create a Chart; Create Your First Excel 2013 Workbook; Freeze or Lock Panes; Top Tips for Working in Excel Online; Understand and Use Cell References; and Use AutoFill and Flash Fill. Intermediate-level tutorials include: Add or Subtract Time; Average a Group of Numbers; Insert Headers and Footers; Make the Switch to Excel 2013; Sort and Filter Data; Take Conditional Formatting to the Next Level; Use Conditional Formatting; VLOOKUP: When and How to Use It; and Simplifying Your Excel Data. And advanced-level tutorials include: Advanced IF Functions; Array Formulas; Create and Manage Drop-down Lists; Create a PivotTable and Analyze Your Data; Password Protect Workbooks and Worksheets; Print Worksheets and Workbooks; Understanding Power Pivot; Understanding the Excel Data Model; and Work with Macros.

Microsoft-Office-logo-2010Microsoft Excel 2010

(20 minutes)

In this course, employees will learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2010, using self-paced tutorials covering key topics.

Microsoft Excel 2007

(30 minutes)

In this course, employees will learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2007, using self-paced tutorials covering key topics.

Microsoft Outlook 2013

(30 minutes – M-566 US | M-329 CAN)

This training includes an array of beginner, intermediate and advanced courses, videos and tutorials on how to use Microsoft Outlook 2013. Beginner-level tutorials include: Add and Use Contacts; Calendar Basics; Email Basics; Fonts, Hyperlinks and Spell Check; Recall and Replace Sent Messages; Send Automatic Replies When You’re Out of the Office; Send and Open Attachments; The Ins and Outs of BCC; Use Instant Search to Find Calendar Items; Use Instant Search to Find Contacts; Use Instant Search to Find Messages and Text; and Using the Outlook Web App. Intermediate-level tutorials include: Add Holidays to Your Calendar; Control Spam; Create or Delete a Search Folder; Group and View Email in Your Inbox; Import and Export vCards to Outlook Contacts; Make the Switch to Outlook 2013; Make Your Job Easier with Outlook; Reach out with Contact Groups (Distribution Lists); Send or Delete an Email Stuck in Your Outbox; Take Calendars to the Next Level; Templates and Stationery; Track Email with Read Receipts; Use Voting Buttons to Create or Respond to Polls; Tips for Outlook Search; Five Simple Ways to Clean up Outlook; and Eight Great Timesavers in Outlook. And advanced-level tutorials include: Archive or Back up Your Mailbox; Create and Use Personal Folders (Outlook Data Files); Password Protect Your Mailbox; Share or Publish Your Office 365 Business Calendar; Use Rules to Manage Your Email; and Archiving Items in Outlook.

Microsoft Outlook 2010

(20 minutes)

In this course, employees will learn how to manage their email, plus other key topics on Microsoft Outlook 2010.

Microsoft Outlook 2007

(30 minutes)

In this course, employees will learn how to manage their email, plus other key topics on Microsoft Outlook 2007.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

(30 minutes – M-567US | M-330 CAN)

This training includes an array of beginner, intermediate and advanced courses, videos and tutorials on how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Beginner-level tutorials include: Apply and Change a Theme; Apply Transitions between Slides; Create Speaker Notes; Create Your First PowerPoint 2013 Presentation; Highlight Text and Change Fonts; Print Slides, Notes or Handouts; and Use Presenter View. Intermediate-level tutorials include: Backgrounds in PowerPoint; Crop a Picture to Fit a Shape; Group Shapes or Pictures; Make the Switch to PowerPoint 2013; Paper Handouts for PowerPoint; Using Video in PowerPoint; Ways to Avoid Rebuilding PowerPoints Over and Over; Five Steps to a Better PowerPoint; Working with Watermarks; and Work with Handout Masters. And advanced-level tutorials include: Add a Sound Effect to a Transition; Add Bullets to Text; Add Headers and Footers to a Presentation; Add Sound Effects to an Animation; Animate Pictures, Clip Art, Text and Other Objects; Create a Flow Chart; Create an Org Chart; and Create a Template from a Presentation; and Design Motion Paths; Insert a Bar Chart; Insert a Line Chart; Insert a Pie Chart; Insert a Video from Your PC; Insert Music and Time it to Your Slides; Rehearse Timings for a Slide Show; Trigger an Animation Effect; Use Slide Masters to Customize a Presentation; and Using Animation in PowerPoint (without being Dorky).

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

(20 minutes)

In this course, employees will learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, using self-paced tutorials covering key topics.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007

(30 minutes)

In this course, employees will learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, using self-paced tutorials covering key topics.

Microsoft Word 2013

(M-568 US | M-331 CAN; 30 minutes)

This training includes an array of beginner, intermediate and advanced courses, videos and tutorials on how to use Microsoft Word 2013. Beginner-level tutorials include: Create Your First Word 2013 Document; Custom Margins in Word 2013; Introduction to Tables of Contents (TOCs); Line Spacing; Spell-check Basics; Top Tips for Working in Word Online; Track Changes; Five Things to Raise Your game to a College Level; and Work with Word Counts in Your Document. Intermediate-level tutorials include: Create Labels; Creating an MLA Paper with Citations and a Bibliography; Footnotes in Word 2013; Make the Switch to Word 2013; Mirror Margins in Word 2013; Resumes in Word; Take Tables of Contents (TOCs) to the Next Level; Use Landscape and Portrait Orientation; Using Styles in Word; Creating Forms in Word; Tips for College Papers; Why Use Styles in Word?; and Working with Watermarks. And advanced-level tutorials include: Advanced Mail Merge; Advanced Tables of Contents; Collapsible Headings; Mail Merge; and Take Mail Merge to the Next Level.

Microsoft Word 2010

(20 minutes)

​In this course, employees will learn how to use Microsoft Word 2010, using self-paced tutorials covering key topics.

Microsoft Word 2007

(30 minutes)

In this course, employees will learn how to use Microsoft Word 2007, using self-paced tutorials covering key topics.

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