Learn the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint in one convenient course! You will cover word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation concepts with an emphasis on specific skills.
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Gary Brown is an author, autodidact, technologist, and public speaker with over 17 years experience in technology consulting and finance. He has a MBA in Global Business Management and a BS in Financial Management and is the founder of Brown, Jones, & Associates, a consulting firm that helps small businesses turn data into informed business decisions.
Brown began his training career helping peers create business models and databases and found a true passion for teaching. He has taken that passion for sharing knowledge along with practical work experience and creates a dynamic teaching environment for all those seeking knowledge.
Before starting this course, students are recommended to take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge: Computer Basics with Windows 7 and Keyboarding.
Basic keyboarding skills are required.
Microsoft Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course. ISBN: 0538747153.
Target Audience: This course is meant for people who are entering (or re-entering) the workforce and need to learn or brush up the basics Microsoft Office skills.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Teaching Methodology and Assessment:
Methodology: Lecture, group discussions, power point presentations, real life experiences, and case studies.
Assessments: Discussion, Q and A, Practical Exercises, and Verbal Pop quizzes
Criteria for Successful Completion: At a minimum, for a Clayton State University Continuing Education Certificate and CEUs: 80% attendance, active participation and a completed evaluation for the course.
Amount of contact time (in hours) needed to effectively teach this course: 24 hours
Number of CEUs to be offered: 2.4