The objective of this program is to supply students with the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in today’s ever evolving, computerized office environment, which includes the following courses:
The Business Writing and Communications course teaches business writing and business communication skills.
The Microsoft Word 2007 course prepares students in creating, customizing, organizing, formatting, using visual content, reviewing, sharing, and securing contents of documents.
The Microsoft Excel 2007 course prepares students in creating, manipulating and formatting data, formulas, presenting data visually, and securing data in worksheets.
The Microsoft Access 2007 course prepares students in structuring, creating and formatting database elements, creating and modifying queries, and entering, sharing and modifying data.
The Microsoft Outlook 2007 course prepares students in managing messaging, schedules and tasks, contacts, and organizing information.
The Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 course prepares students in creating and formatting presentation masters and templates, slide content, dynamic visual content and presentations.
The QuickBooks Introduction course focuses on using QuickBooks program to perform basic business accounting functions.
The Career Development course covers the skills needed to conduct a more successful job search, including resume writing and interview techniques.
Graduates will obtain the skill set and gain the knowledge necessary to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams, the QuickBooks end-user certification exam, and have the opportunity to study for the Customer Support Specialist (CSS) certification test.
Ideal career tracks for this course: Executive Assistant, Office Administrator, Business Entrepreneur/Consultant, Receptionist, Medical Office Assistant, Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Clerk, etc.
Students will be prepared for the following seven (7) certification tests:
Microsoft Office Specialist
- Word 2007
- Excel 2007
- Access 2007
- PowerPoint 2007
- Outlook 2007
Intuit End-User Certification
- QuickBooks 2009
- Customer Service Specialist
Each Microsoft Office exam costs $95, the QuickBooks End-User Certification e costs $150.00 and the ETA international Customer Service Specialist test costs $75.00. The total cost for all of these certification tests is $700.00. All of these tests are optional, but strongly recommended.