Microsoft Office Courses

MICROSOFT OFFICE COURSES

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Why Should You Earn This Certification?

Business professionals are much more effective when they are proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. These programs will help you master these essential business software products.

Credential you will earn: Basic, Intermediate, Advanced Certifications from the Center for Professional Development @IUN, based on the program completed; Microsoft Office Specialist certification upon successful completion of the MOS exam

Course length: 2 to 8 hours

Course schedule

When offered: Monthly 

Where offered: Gary and Michigan City

Next sessions: Summer 2020

  • MS Excel - MOS exam prep
    • Summer 2020
  • MS Excel - Basic
    • Summer 2020
  • MS Excel - Intermediate
    • Summer 2020

Pricing Information

WHAT IS IT?

Courses are offered for Excel, Word, and PowerPoint at four levels. The Basic level is designed for those with little to no knowledge about the specific software package. The course focuses on how to create a document and navigate simple functions. The Intermediate level is designed for those who already possess a basic level of knowledge but desire a working knowledge of the software. The course focus is on a deeper understanding of more complex functions. The Advanced level requires a sound working knowledge of the software and is designed to teach participants about nuances and specialized functions of the software. The Advanced level is geared for those who are working in the software regularly. The MOS prep course is a 2-hour test prep course. The focus is on showing participants what the MOS exam is like and providing advice on how to prepare. The prep course is designed for those with a solid working knowledge of the software.

OUR INSTRUCTOR

Patrice Henderson earned her MBA from Indiana University Northwest and her Bachelor of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan. Her first introduction to Excel was at a small computer store where she worked as a teenager. Little did she know that this exposure would lead her to where she is today. Over the last nine years, her Microsoft Office skills have been mastered by attending New Horizons, numerous on the job projects, and becoming MOS certified. ​

 

Prep

Basic

Intermediate

Advanced

Course length:

1.5 hours

2 hours

5 hours hands on

TBD

Course schedule:

One evening

One evening

Two evenings

TBD

When offered:

Monthly

Monthly

Monthly

TBD

Where offered:

Gary

Gary

Gary

TBD

Price:

$99

$129

$259

TBD

Price Includes
  • Materials
  • Registration fees
  • Proctor fee for MOS exam (for MOS prep courses)
Certification Requirements
  • Successful completion of the program
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Requirements
  • The MOS exam is administered on campus on specific days each month.
  • The cost of the MOS exam is NOT included in the cost of the MOS prep course.
  • Prior to sitting for the exam, you must purchase the exam on the CertiPort website: CertiPort.com. Print the exam voucher and bring it to campus on the day you are to take the exam.
  • Please register for the exam in advance by calling (219) 980-6910.