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  • view course page for Office 365 for Mac: Outlook Essential Training

    Learn how to set up and navigate email, calendar, and people in the Office 365 for Mac version of Outlook.

    2h 7m
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  • view course page for Office 365 for Mac: PowerPoint Essential Training

    Learn how to create, edit, and share presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint—the powerful presentation and slideshow tool included with Office 365 for Mac.

    2h 40m
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  • view course page for Office 365 for Mac: Word Essential Training

    Learn how to create, format, collaborate on, and print a wide variety of documents in the Office 365 for Mac version of Microsoft Word.

    4h 56m
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  • view course page for Office 365 for Mac: OneNote Essential Training

    Learn how to use OneNote 2016—included in Office 365 for Mac—to create, edit, and save important notes.

    2h 5m
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  • view course page for OneNote for Mac 2011 Essential Training

    Learn how to use OneNote, the popular note-taking and sharing app, to get and stay organized.

    1h 49m
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  • view course page for Office 365 for Mac: Excel Essential Training

    Learn everything you need to master Excel for Mac—now accessible from anywhere with an Office 365 subscription.

    6h 20m
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  • view course page for Office for Mac 2016 New Features

    Take a look at all the features and enhancements in Microsoft's new Office for Mac 2016 suite.

    1h 33m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Office for Android Devices

    Get started with the new Office for Android suite.

    54m 22s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Office for iPads and iPhones

    Get started with the new Office for iOS suite.

    58m 14s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Office 365: Outlook Essential Training

    Learn how to manage your inbox, calendar, contacts, and task list with Outlook 2013, and get the most out of your Office 365 subscription.

    3h 3m
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  • view course page for Office 365: PowerPoint Essential Training

    Office 365 subscribers: Learn how to create, edit, and share presentations with PowerPoint 2013.

    3h 17m
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  • view course page for Office 365: Access Essential Training

    Take a tour of the essential features of Access 2013, the database application included with every Office 365 subscription. Learn how to build a database with Access and store, organize, and access your data more efficiently.

    5h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Office 365: Word Essential Training

    Learn to create, edit, and format documents with Microsoft Word and your Office 365 subscription.

    5h 6m
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  • view course page for Office 365: Publisher Essential Training

    Create email, print, and web publications (brochures, newsletters, and more!) with an Office 365 subscription to Publisher 2013.

    4h 26m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Weekly Office Workshop

    Weekly Office Workshop with David Rivers

    Get a new Microsoft Office tip every Tuesday. Take a five-minute break to improve your productivity and efficiency.

    4h 11m
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  • view course page for Outlook for Mac First Look

    Office 365 members: learn how to install the new version of Outlook for Mac and get up to speed with changes to email, calendar, and contacts.

    24m 52s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Office 365

    Get up and running with Office 365, the cloud-based version of Office that allows you to access email, contacts, calendars, and documents, anywhere and on any device.

    1h 59m
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  • view course page for Cleaning Up Your Excel 2013 Data

    Learn how to clean up your Excel data with a few simple and easy-to-understand functions, commands, and techniques.

    1h 59m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Lync Online

    Learn how to conference, collaborate, and share screens with Lync.

    1h 18m
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  • view course page for InfoPath 2013 Essential Training

    Create and publish sophisticated electronic forms using the latest version of the Microsoft form-creation tool InfoPath.

    6h 57m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for OneNote 2013 Essential Training

    Learn the basics of using OneNote 2013 to create, edit, and save notes.

    3h 28m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Outlook 2013 Essential Training

    Learn how to leverage the power of Outlook to stay on top of all your important connections.

    3h 6m
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  • view course page for PowerPoint 2013 Essential Training

    Teaches the basics of creating, editing, and sharing presentations with PowerPoint 2013.

    3h 19m
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  • view course page for Access 2013 Essential Training

    Take a tour of the essential features of Access 2013 and discover how to build a database and store your data more efficiently.

    5h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Office 2013 New Features

    Office 2013 New Features with David Rivers

    Take a look at suite-wide enhancements like cloud integration, Touch Mode, PDF editing, and Ribbon customization, as well as individual app improvements added to Office 2013.

    2h 31m
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  • view course page for Word 2013 Essential Training

    Teaches you the basics of working with documents in Word 2013, from creating and editing to formatting text.

    5h 9m
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  • view course page for Excel 2013 Essential Training

    Teaches you the basics of using Excel 2013 to enter and organize data, use functions, and build charts and PivotTables.

    6h 32m
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