Microsoft

Explore Microsoft software tutorials and learn Microsoft applications—from beginner to advanced. Our courses on Microsoft cover a wide range of tools from Excel, PowerPoint, and Word to Access, Outlook, Windows, and more.
Bruce Heavin
.

Delve into Microsoft applications, operating systems, and tools

Transform the way you work by learning Microsoft applications, operating systems, and tools. lynda.com can show you how to make the most of Microsoft's business tools, migrate from an old version of Windows to a newer one, and master applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Try our Microsoft tutorials

— every online course includes free video tutorials. Become a member to keep learning, with unlimited access to every course in our library.

Software

Skill level

Subject

Author

More options

393 Microsoft courses · 16,631 video tutorials
sort by:
  • view course page for Windows 10 Essential Training

    Learn all the essential features of Windows 10, including everything you need to know to install Windows 10, customize it to your liking, and start working with files and applications.

    7h 47m
    Appropriate for all
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Windows 10 New Features

    Windows 10 New Features with Garrick Chow

    Explore the core new features and improvements in Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 10.

    40m 47s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Excel Tips

    Excel Tips with Dennis Taylor

    Get a new productivity-boosting tip every Tuesday from Excel expert Dennis Taylor.

    3h 15m
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Visio 2013 Essential Training

    Master the intricacies of Visio 2013, the powerful diagramming and vector graphics software. Learn to create org charts, floor plans, prototypes, and more.

    5h 53m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Managing Projects with SharePoint 2013

    Manage your projects and workflow better with SharePoint 2013. Learn how to set up a project site, customize it to suit your team's needs, and track and report on project progress.

    3h 16m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for The 5-Day Excel Challenge

    The 5-Day Excel Challenge with Dennis Taylor

    Take this fun and fast 5-day Excel challenge to test your Excel skills.

    40m 9s
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • 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 31m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Office for iOS Devices

    Get started with the new Office for iOS suite.

    58m 13s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Excel for Mac 2011: Charts in Depth

    Learn how to use Excel for Mac 2011 to create different kinds of charts—from column, bar, and line charts to Gantt and exploded pie charts—and understand which type works best for your data.

    4h 19m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Office for Android Devices

    Get started with the new Office for Android suite.

    54m 22s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Business Etiquette: Phone, Email, and Text

    Learn how to strike the right tone in emails, text messages, and phone calls; include the right information; and understand what communication method to use when.

    59m 3s
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Internet Explorer

    Learn how to browse the web, manage privacy settings, and use add-ons to extend your web experience in Internet Explorer.

    1h 55m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Creating Quick No-Code SharePoint Business Solutions with Composites

    Learn how to create quick no-code SharePoint business solutions with Composites.

    2h 10m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Solving Optimization and Scheduling Problems in Excel

    Learn how to use Solver, a free Excel add-in, to find optimal solutions to problems with multiple constraints.

    2h 19m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Publishing Sites with SharePoint 2013

    Learn how to easily author and publish sites the no-code way using SharePoint 2013.

    1h 14m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Creating Interactive Dashboards in Excel 2013

    Make your data more intuitive and visually appealing by creating an interactive dashboard in Excel.

    2h 34m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for SQL Server 2014 Essential Training

    Learn everything you need to know to start building databases with SQL Server.

    3h 51m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Agile Project Management with Microsoft Project

    Learn how to use Microsoft Project to manage agile projects including traditionally scheduled tasks and agile work.

    1h 33m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Excel Power Pivot DAX in Depth

    Combine DAX—Data Analysis Expressions—with Excel Power Pivot and take your Excel analysis skills to the next level.

    2h 25m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Excel for Mac 2011 Tips and Tricks

    Cool shortcuts, techniques, and tips for enhanced productivity in Excel for Mac 2011.

    4h 31m
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for C# Delegates, Events, and Lambdas

    An in-depth exploration of delegates, events, and lambdas: C# elements for creating more efficient and flexible functions.

    1h 9m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Public Data Sets

    Learn how to find free, public sources of data on a variety of business, education, and health issues and download the data for your own analysis in Excel.

    2h 6m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2010 to Google Apps

    Learn everything you need to know to smoothly migrate from Office 2010 to Google apps.

    1h 15m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Cybersecurity with Cloud Computing

    Learn how to plan for and minimize risk when deploying cloud services such as Dropbox, Amazon Web Services, and Azure at your organization.

    2h 25m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for NoSQL for SQL Professionals

    Learn how to choose a NoSQL database solution that's right for your organization, including options that work with Microsoft SQL Server and on the cloud.

    3h 26m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2013 to Google Apps

    Learn everything you need to know to smoothly migrate from Office 2013 to Google apps.

    1h 20m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Advanced Microsoft Project

    Advanced Microsoft Project with Bonnie Biafore

    Learn more advanced techniques for working with Microsoft Project 2010 and 2013, from reassigning resources and managing costs to customizing fields and reports.

    5h 17m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Using Office Shapes and SmartArt to Enhance Business Documents

    Use Office shapes and SmartArt to spice up such business docs as presentations, fliers, conceptual graphics, and even Venn diagrams, org charts, and more.

    1h 9m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Foundations of Business Analytics: Prescriptive Analytics

    Understand the different classes of analytics—descriptive, predictive, and discovery— and be able to deliver prescriptive actions rather than analytics without action.

    2h 40m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Creating and Managing Group Policy for Windows Server 2012

    Learn how to create and manage group policies on a Windows network.

    1h 19m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Installing, Configuring, and Administering Active Directory

    Learn how to install, configure, and administer Active Directory and organize computers, users, groups, and other objects on your Windows-based network.

    58m 40s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for SharePoint 2013 Installing and Configuring a Test Environment

    Learn how to install and configure a local version of SharePoint 2013 that can be used for testing, learning, development, and rapid prototyping.

    3h 57m
    Advanced
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Migrating from Google Apps to Office 2013

    Learn how to convert and migrate documents, email, spreadsheets, and presentations from Google to Office, and start using the unique features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    3h 40m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Data Visualization for Data Analysts

    Start thinking more clearly and strategically about data visualization. Learn the ten key components of great communication design and how to put them into practice in the slides, charts, diagrams, and templates you work with every day.

    1h 31m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Word 2013: Styles in Depth

    Learn how to use Word 2013 styles to help save time creating consistent and well-designed documents.

    3h 29m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Excel 2011 for the Mac: Managing and Analyzing Data

    Learn how to manage and analyze large amounts of data with the sorting, filtering, and statistical- and database-analysis features in Excel 2011 for the Mac.

    2h 11m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Designing Database Solutions for SQL Server 2012

    Learn how to design databases, secure databases, and keep them in tip-top shape, with SQL Server 2012.

    1h 58m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for SharePoint 2013 Site and Collection Templates

    Learn how to use SharePoint's built-in site and collection templates to easily add new features to your SharePoint sites.

    2h 11m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for SharePoint 2013: Customizing List Forms

    Learn how to customize list forms in SharePoint the no-code way with SharePoint, InfoPath, Access, and Excel 2013.

    1h 27m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Creating Access Web Apps in SharePoint 2013

    Learn the no-code way to create powerful browser-based SharePoint apps that let users view and enter data from many sources: Access, Excel, and even SharePoint lists!

    2h 8m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Data-Analysis Fundamentals with Excel

    Learn to perform basic data-analysis tasks, from measuring covariance and correlation to testing hypotheses and calculating Bayesian probabilities, with these Excel tutorials.

    2h 24m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Microsoft Project Web Application 2013

    Learn how to manage enterprise-level Project Server projects using Project Web App 2013.

    1h 39m
    Advanced
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Server Core for Windows Server 2012 R2

    Learn how to implement and manage Server Core for Windows Server 2012 R2, and streamline routine tasks across your network.

    1h 37m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Project 2010 Essential Training

    Learn Microsoft Project 2010 and efficiently manage your project tasks, resources, and schedule more successfully with these Project tutorials.

    4h 50m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Access 2013: Forms and Reports in Depth

    Make the information in your Access database more transparent and easier to navigate with forms and reports. These Access tutorials show how to use forms and reports to control the display of data and gather parameters for queries.

    4h 58m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Documenting AutoCAD 3D Models

    Demonstrates AutoCAD's "model documentation" feature set for projecting 2D plans, elevations, sections, and detail drawings directly from a 3D model.

    1h 0m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for SharePoint 2013 Site and Collection Administration

    SharePoint administrators: learn how to manage sites and collections for your organization with these short, focused SharePoint tutorials.

    1h 50m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Excel 2013: Working with Charts and Graphs

    Discover how to work with charts and graphs in Excel, and visualize your data in a new way.

    1h 29m
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • 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
     
    Viewers:

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

“Keep up the good work—it's helping so many of us stay up to speed on all the many topics involved in building creative websites.” —Sandra M.
more from our members »

Try it free

Learn more, save more. Upgrade today!

Get our Annual Premium Membership at our best savings yet.

Upgrade to our Annual Premium Membership today and get even more value from your lynda.com subscription:

“In a way, I feel like you are rooting for me. Like you are really invested in my experience, and want me to get as much out of these courses as possible this is the best place to start on your journey to learning new material.”— Nadine H.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked
Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.