MS Office Essentials for Work – Stage One
If you need to be able to make basic use of the MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
Outlook) then this course will get you started. You may then choose a full course, perhaps in Excel or PowerPoint to extend your skills.
Who is this course for
Anyone with basic computer skills who needs to be able to make better use of the MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). The Stage One course will get you started. You may then choose to do Office Essentials Stage Two then a course in Excel or PowerPoint to extend your skills.
What does this course cover
The basic features of wordprocessing with Microsoft Word; basic presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint; basic spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel; basic use of Outlook for email and Calendar.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
' To identify and use the basic aspects of Word required to create a document
' Formatting basic documents in Word
' To identify and use the basic aspects of Excel required to create a spreadsheet
' Formatting simple Excel spreadsheets
' To identify and use the basic aspects of PowerPoint required to create a slide show
' Formatting simple Slide and run Slide Show
' Identify and use the basic aspects of Outlook used in an office environment - send internal email
What will it be like
Demonstration using Smartboard through computer-linked projectors, exposition and discussion. One-to-one and Group work. Through tutor-guidance and hands-on experience, the completion of the course objectives.+ Ongoing monitoring of students' work including questions, observation and tasks. Start and End of class student self-assessment/achievement tick sheet.
Teaching methods: Visual demonstration and verbal explanation. Written handouts with visual diagrams. One-to-one teaching. Group discussions
Learning methods: Hands-on practical activities, Reading handouts and following instructions.
One-to-one and group discussion.
How students are assessed: Questions and answers during group discussions and one-to-one teaching.
Record of students' progress and achievement on an assessment sheet as they achieve the course objectives. Practical work produced is evidence of learning.
What else do you need to buy or do
Materials are supplied free of charge by the Centre.+ As much practice as possible to reinforce learning. This may be at home or elsewhere or from homework given by the tutor.
What this course could lead to
Courses - MS Office Essentials for Work Stage Two, Entry Level ICT qualification, Excel, PowerPoint, Tame Your Computer, Social Media the Web and email
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact The Departmental Administrator.
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
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