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Microsoft Office Access 2010 offers several advanced options for importing and exporting data. With Access 2010 you can link to, or import data and objects from external sources, such as other Access databases, SQL Server databases, Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Word files, and XML files. You can also export data and objects from an Access 2010 database to a variety of external sources. This course explains and demonstrates the various methods of importing, exporting, and linking to external data sources in Access 2010.

Estimated Course Hours: 6.0

Target Audience: End users seeking advance Access skills

Continuing Education : 0.6
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Access 2010 is Microsoft’s dynamic database management tool and it offers features that allow you to create and modify a variety of database types. The ribbon is unique to Microsoft Office and stacks the many features of Access into related tabs, making it easy to quickly access the ones you need. Backstage view is a streamlined gathering of all database file-level tools, such as those used for saving, creating databases and tables, and working with external data. This course explores the fundamentals of databases and the many tools that will help you create and modify databases in Access 2010.

Estimated Course Hours: 6.0

Target Audience: End users seeking Access skills

Continuing Education : 0.6
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The default installation of Outlook 2010 allows you to easily send and receive messages among colleagues and friends. There are, however, many options that help you make creative, more visually appealing messages, as well as options that change how messages are sent. This course discusses sending e-mail in different message formats as well as formatting options that can be applied to the text and background of an e-mail. Also covered are how to check your message’s spelling and grammar, how to track outgoing messages, how to add voting buttons, and how to set importance and sensitivity options.

Estimated Course Hours: 7.0

Target Audience: End users seeking advance outlook skills

Continuing Education : 0.7
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Outlook 2010 is the primary messaging client. Outlook provides all of the tools necessary to manage e-mail, scheduling , tasks, and communication. The Outlook 2010 interface has been updated and now uses the ribbon instead of menus, which makes it easier to locate the commands you need. This course addresses the basic features and functionality of Outlook 2010, including an introduction to the redesigned interface, how to create e-mail messages, and view and reply to incoming e-mails.

Estimated Course Hours: 8.0

Target Audience: End users seeking advance outlook skills

Continuing Education : 0.8
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PowerPoint 2010 is a presentation program that allows you to create professional-looking slide-show presentations. This course provides an introduction to the main components of the PowerPoint 2010 interface. It covers opening and saving a presentation, working with slides, formatting text and text boxes, and using templates and themes to create professional looking presentations. PowerPoint 2010 enables you to create visually appealing presentations through the use of graphics. Adding simple enhancements through the use of themes, tables, charts, and SmartArt allows you to create more engaging and interesting presentations. This course introduces the various themes and SmartArt features that allow you to add flair to your presentations by using colors and shapes to emphasize text and data. Also covered are the various ways of incorporating diagrams, tables, and charts to create a professional and effective presentation.

Estimated Course Hours: 6.0

Target Audience: End users seeking Powerpoint presentation skills

Continuing Education : 0.6
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Adding visual elements to Excel worksheets can help to enhance what can sometimes be dry facts and figures, making it easier to hold the attention of the intended audience. A balance needs to be struck, however, between enhancing and overwhelming when it comes to adding graphics and colors to your Excel workbooks. Excel 2010 provides you with a number of basic and advanced techniques for customizing common elements such as charts, themes, cell styles, and graphics. This course describes many of these techniques and shows you how to implement them to their best effect. As both business and home users move toward working in more electronically collaborative environments, the need to share Excel workbooks and to have multiple users edit them simultaneously has increased. Excel 2010 allows you to share workbooks over a network, distribute them by e-mail, and share them online. You can make use of Information Rights Management (IRM) to ensure that users cannot copy or forward workbook content, as well as to expire files and enforce corporate information dissemination policies. You can also specify that users can only edit specific ranges in a shared workbook. This course covers sharing Excel 2010 workbooks on a network with advanced sharing options, the limitations of shared workbooks, and the uses and limitations of IRM. It also covers how to limit users’ editing to specific cell ranges in a worksheet, and how to apply the AutoRepublish feature when saving workbooks for use on the Web.

Estimated Course Hours: 13.0

Target Audience: End users seeking proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel 2010 at an advanced level and at a power user level

Continuing Education : 1. 3
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Word 2010 is the newest version of Microsoft’s dynamic word processing tool and it offers features that allow you to create attractive and engaging documents. The Ribbon menu, which is unique to Microsoft Office, organizes Word’s many features into related tabs and makes it easier to quickly access those you need. The new Backstage view provides a single streamlined ‘stage’ for all file-level tools, such as those used for saving, printing, and sharing your files. This course explores these topics and many other basics of using Word 2010, including opening the application, creating new documents, and an introduction to the many tools that will help you create and edit your documents.

Estimated Course Hours: 13.0

Target Audience: End users seeking Advanced word skills

Continuing Education : 1.3
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Word 2010 is the Microsoft’s dynamic word processing tool and it offers features that allow you to create attractive and engaging documents. The Ribbon menu, which is unique to Microsoft Office, organizes Word’s many features into related tabs and makes it easier to quickly access those you need. The new Backstage view provides a single streamlined ‘stage’ for all file-level tools, such as those used for saving, printing, and sharing your files. This course explores these topics and many other basics of using Word 2010, including opening the application, creating new documents, and an introduction to the many tools that will help you create and edit your documents.

Estimated Course Hours: 9.0

Target Audience: End users seeking basic word skills

Continuing Education : 0.9
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Beginning Excel Office 2010 program explores the basics of using Excel 2010, including opening the application, creating and opening worksheets, and the many tools that will help you enter and manage data. Topics in this course include navigating Excel 2010; creating spreadsheets; formatting and moving data; using basic formulas and functions; reviewing and protecting content; and customizing appearance and using charts.

Estimated Course Hours: 11.0

Target Audience: End users seeking basic excel skills

Continuing Education : 1. 1
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