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Learning Path: Become a Small Business Owner

Start your own business and get it right the first time. Learn everything you need to become a small business owner, from understanding the responsibilities of entrepreneurship to figuring out the legal, financial, and operational aspects of your future business.

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Learning Path: Become an Excel 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist

Validate your proficiency and advance your career as a certified Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel 2013. You'll master creating and managing worksheets and workbooks through hands-on training and performance-based scenarios.

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Learning Path: Become a Manager

As a manager, success is predicated on your ability to achieve goals working with your team. The good news is that management is a skill that can be learned. This path is designed to provide you with the key considerations, skills and competencies to help you become and succeed as a manager.

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Our expert instructors teach you how to manage your time, build your business, and develop your employees. Learn how to work more effectively with tools like Excel, Word, Outlook, Sharepoint, and with operating systems like Windows 8 and Mac OSX.

Office 2016. Explained.

Office 2016 is packed with new features, including a new user interface, collaboration tools and more. Find out what’s new in Office 2016 and why it matters to you.

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  • view course page for Office 2016 and Office 365 New Features

    Learn about the suite-wide enhancements in Office 2016 and Office 365, as well as program-specific new features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    46m 29s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all

  • view course page for Word 2013: Mail Merge in Depth

    Create personalized letters, envelopes, labels, and even email messages that address recipients by name, with the Mail Merge feature in Word 2013 and these expert-led training videos.

    2h 46m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Word 2013: Creating Long Documents

    Learn Word 2013 for authoring reports, white papers, books, and other long documents and explore best practices for planning, writing, and sharing them.

    3h 19m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Securing Microsoft Office Files

    Keep your Microsoft Office documents secure and private with these tutorials for Office 2007, 2010, 2013, and even Office 365.

    1h 21m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2007 to Office 2010

    Upgrading from Office 2007 to Office 2010? Get used to the new interface, and explore the latest features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    2h 10m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2010 to Office 2013

    Upgrading from Office 2010 to Office 2013? Get used to the new interface and touch controls, and explore the latest features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    2h 4m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2007 to Office 2013

    Upgrading from Office 2007 to Office 2013? Get used to the new interface and touch controls, and explore the new features in each of the major application: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    2h 4m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Word 2013 Power Shortcuts

    Word 2013 Power Shortcuts

    with Maria Langer

    Unlock the full capabilities of Word 2013 with expert tips, tricks, and shortcuts.

    3h 33m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Word 2007

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Word 2010

  • view course page for Migrating from Word 2008 for Mac to Word 2011

  • view course page for Migrating from Word 2003 to Word 2010

  • view course page for Word 2010 New Features

    Word 2010 New Features

    with Gini Courter

    Shows how to use features in Microsoft Word 2010 to create professionally formatted and richly illustrated documents.

    1h 55m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Word 2003 to Word 2007

    Explains the benefits of switching from Word 2003 to Word 2007 and the key differences users need to understand.

    1h 3m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Word 2010: Real-World Projects

    Explores Microsoft's powerful word processing application through real-world situations involving the tasks performed daily by administrators, executives, and everyone in between.

    22m 14s
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