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    Administrative Assistant with MOS 2013

    $3,995.00
    As an office professional, you only have to do one thing: everything! And there never seems to be enough time to do it all, much less learn how. But if you really want to ramp up your job performance – and add value to your employer – you need to take this Administrative Assistant course. This course offers an almost endless supply of savvy advice, great tips, proven tools, and powerful strategies for dealing with both everyday job responsibilities and requirements.

    As an office professional, you only have to do one thing: everything! And there never seems to be enough time to do it all, much less learn how. But if you really want to ramp up your job performance – and add value to your employer – you need to take this Administrative Assistant course. This course offers an almost endless supply of savvy advice, great tips, proven tools, and powerful strategies for dealing with both everyday job responsibilities and requirements.
    So whether you’re brushing up your skills, keeping up with new developments in business, increasing your own marketability, or just starting a challenging and rewarding career, this comprehensive course is just the right thing to move your career forward!
    If you're looking for a way to get up to speed quickly on the newest version of Microsoft® Office, this course offers step-by-step instructions to make it easy. Office 2013 has new features and tools to master, and whether you're upgrading from an earlier version or encountering the Office applications for the first time, you'll appreciate this simplified approach.
    NOTE: This course does NOT include the MS Office programs themselves. Students will need to have Office 2013 already installed on their computers.

    Outline

    Administrative Assistant Module 1
    Typing Practice & Improvement
    • Pre-Test Your Typing Ability
    • Finger Positioning Exercises
    • Typing Practice Games
    • Typing Progress Tracking
    • Improve Your Typing Skills
    • Increase Your Typing Speed

    Administrative Assistant Module 2
    General Office Procedures
    • The New Administrative Assistant
    • The Daily Routine
    • Telephone Usage & Etiquette Tips
    • Mail Services and Shipping
    • Travel Arrangements
    • Transportation Reservations
    • Dealing with Meetings
    • Meeting Agendas and Minutes
    • Time Management
    • Creating Action Plans
    • Keeping Accurate Records
    • Filing Systems and File Cabinets

    Administrative Assistant Module 3
    Office Equipment and Computers
    • Understanding Office Equipment
    • Using Microsoft Windows
    • Using Apple Macintosh
    • Navigating with Mac OS X
    • Email Accounts & Programs
    • Organizing Your Email
    • Using the Internet
    • Computer Networking
    • Web Conferencing
    • Data Security
    • Troubleshooting Computer Problems
    • Office Ergonomics

    Administrative Assistant Module 4
    Using Microsoft Office
    • Common Microsoft Office 2013 Features
    • Using Microsoft Word
    • Using Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Using Microsoft Excel
    • Using Microsoft Publisher
    • Using Microsoft One Note
    • Using Microsoft Outlook
    • Using Microsoft Web Applications

    Administrative Assistant Module 5
    Business Documents
    • Creating a Great Business Letter
    • Appearance and Paragraphing
    • Interoffice Memorandums and E-Mails
    • Reports and Report Templates
    • Press Releases
    • Editing and Proofreading
    • Forms of Address
    • Legal Documents and Terms
    • Grammalogues
    • Notary Public Forms
    • Agreements and Contracts
    • Legal and Real Estate Terms

    Administrative Assistant Module 6
    Language Usage
    • Grammar
    • Using Adjectives and Adverbs
    • Language Usage and Style
    • Subject-Verb Agreement
    • Avoiding Redundancies
    • Phrases and Words to Omit
    • Common English Usage Problems
    • Spelling and Spell Check
    • American English vs. British English
    • Punctuation: Using a Period or Comma
    • Writing Numerals
    • Roman Numerals

    Administrative Assistant Module 7
    Financial Activities
    • Bookkeeping and Accounting
    • Business Taxes
    • The Company’s Bank
    • Business and Financial Information for Small Businesses
    • U.S. Weights and Measures
    • International Weights and Measures (Metric)
    • Business Math
    • Career Advancement
    • Growing as the Company Grows
    • Presentation Skills
    • Communication Skills
    • Office Management and Supervision

    Duration

    12 months

    Hours

    375

    Audience

    There are no specific prerequisites for this program but students must have the Microsoft Office suite installed on their computer. Students will need access to both a computer and the internet. Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, and be comfortable navigating the internet.

    The intended audience for this program is individuals that are seeking to enhance their skills or find employment as an Administrative Assistant.

    Certification

    Upon successful completion of our Administrative Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level job as an Administrative Assistant in an office setting and to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Administrative Assistant (CAA).

    Upon successful completion of our Microsoft® Office 2013 course, students will be prepared to sit for Microsoft® Office certification exams to become a Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS).

    To assist in preparing for these Microsoft® Office certification exams, checklists are provided which outline all tasks that may be covered in that exam. To prepare for an exam, it is recommended that each task on the checklist be fully explored and practiced using the textbook and/or software. Links to practice tests are also provided to help prepare for these exams.

    Language

    English

    Instructor

    This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

    Requirements

    Internet Access
    • Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
    • Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Moodle pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

    Hardware
    • Windows hardware configurations and processors are acceptable
    • Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website)
    • 1 GB RAM minimum recommended
    • Operating Systems
    -Windows XP, Vista or 7 and Mac OS X 10 or higher with Windows
    • Web Browsers
    -Google Chrome is highly recommended
    -Internet Explorer is not recommended as it may not display certain menus and links
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Kindle Reader App
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    • Media Plug-ins (These may be required depending on your course media.)
    • Adobe Flash Player
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
    • PowerPoint Viewer
    •Students must have Microsoft Office 2013 installed (not included with tuition)

    The following textbooks will be provided to each student upon registration:

    • Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 18 Software
    • Administrative Assistant’s and Secretary’s Handbook by James Stroman, Kevin Wilson, Jenniver Wauson

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    Data sheet

    Certification included
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