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Basics of Word and Excel (Office 2021) – online course
Learn the basics of Word with this online course – from anywhere, at any time!
Many people are familiar with this scenario. They sit in front of the computer and waste an unnecessarily large amount of time with tables, formatting and slides. Not to mention the irritation that goes with it because they know that it could all be done more easily. But how? We will show you helpful Office features and how to use them efficiently. Sounds good, but who wants to sit in a classroom learning about MS Office after work? There's a solution for this, too: Complete an online course and learn from anywhere that is convenient for you, whether at the kitchen table, outdoors or in the corner coffee shop.
By combining video lessons with virtual Office exercises, you can immediately apply what you've learned. In addition, your entries are analyzed in real time, with errors shown and possible solutions presented. You can repeat any task as often as you wish until you master them all. Such individualized, simple and effective learning will help you to understand the material.
  • The course offers the following advantages:
    • Varied, interactive multimedia lessons with video, audio and subtitles
    • Practical exercises with real-time analysis of actions and results directly in the Office application
    • Flexible access to course content, 24 hours a day
    • Certificate of participation following successful completion of the course
  • Content
    Basics of Word:
    The course consists of 95 video lessons, plus 95 practical and seven theoretical exercises, and is divided into two modules. (Max. course duration six months)
    • Level 1 – Basics: Discover Word, create, view and format texts, page layout, page numbering and printing, manage tab stops and lists
    • Level 2 – Consolidation: Use AutoText, add and manage tables, use graphic objects, print envelopes, use mail merge
    • Digital reference material

    Basics of Excel:
    The course consists of 98 video lessons, plus 98 practical and 11 theoretical exercises. (Max. course duration six months)
    • Level 1 – Basics: Discover Excel, perform basic calculations, print workbooks and adjust page set-up, manage sheets and data display, edit headers and footers, colours and formatting
    • Level 2 – Consolidation: Set up complex tables, create diagrams, create and use pivot tables
    • Digital reference material
  • Target group
    This course is aimed at beginners or users with a very basic knowledge of Word and Excel, who would like to master the key basic features.
  • Your profile
    No knowledge of Word and Excel is required. Experience of using a computer is an advantage.
  • System requirements
    • Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP3, Mac OS X 10.6 or later (Our recommendation for Mac users: Install Chrome free of charge)
    • Browser: Internet Explorer 10 or later, MS Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari (for Mac users, we recommend the use of Chrome because not all functions are available with Safari
    • Resolution: 1280 x 960 or higher, standard text size 100% (96 dpi)
    • High-speed internet connection (at least 20 Mbps)
    • It is not possible to use iPads or tablets.
  • Learning objectives
    At the end of this course, you will:
    • be familiar with the basic features of Word and Excel.
    • be able to enter text and format documents, to enter data and simple formulas.
    • be able to adjust the page layout as desired.
    • be able to add tables, images and drawing objects.
    • know how to use mail merge, to format tables and diagrams.
    • be able to manage long tables by using filters and sort functions.
    • know how to compile dat
    • a using pivot tables.
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Duration of course 6 Months
Course location Online
Price incl. VAT CHF 450.00