[Nfbc-info] FW: MS Office Specialist Course Offering!

Angela fowler fowlers at syix.com
Wed May 20 17:49:52 UTC 2009

Hey guys,
    Just thought I'd pass this along. 


From: Connie Leblond [mailto:ccleblond at rigeltechnology.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 10:37 AM
To: Angela fowler
Subject: MS Office Specialist Course Offering!

Please share the following announcement with others who may be interested.
Connie Leblond
The summer Rigel Technology Office 2007 Specialist Certification Course will
June 8, 2009.
This is an accelerated class and will run until July 17th
.  Classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Students may register for the 
morning session
TIME:   10 AM to 12 PM Pacific time
afternoon session 
TIME:  1 PM to 3 PM Pacific Time.  
The course is available
online, so anyone with an Internet-connected computer can enroll. Please
read the
specific information below, and call 
888-723-5011, ext. 1 to enroll, or for more
Class size is limited, so don't be left out!  Reserve your place today.
Microsoft Office Specialist Course
Microsoft Office Specialist (Office Specialist) certification, the premier
desktop certification, is a globally recognized standard for demonstrating
skills. The Office Specialist program is helping meet the demand for
qualified and
knowledgeable people in the modern workplace.
Earning Office Specialist certification acknowledges you have the expertise
to work
with Microsoft Office programs. Office Specialist-certified individuals
report increased
competence and productivity with Microsoft Office programs as well as
increased credibility
with their employers, co-workers, and clients. Office Specialist
certification sets
you apart in today's competitive job market, bringing employment
opportunities, greater
earning potential and career advancement, in addition to increased job
Rigel Technology offers an online course for the Microsoft Office Specialist
We are currently the only Microsoft Certified private facility offering MOS
with adaptive technology.
This course prepares individuals using Dragon Naturally Speaking, Jaws,
Window Eyes,
System Access, ZoomText, or other assistive software for the Microsoft
Office Specialist
This course begins with an overview on configuring your operating system and
Suite for maximum screen reader friendliness, and introduces you to various
concepts and equivalencies.
Next, the student will follow our curriculum for an overview of all Office
and learn the similarities and interdependence of the desktop suite.  The
we follow is the one which is laid out in the Microsoft Office Application
Guide from Microsoft Press.  The student receives this book in either print
or accessible
PDF format.
Finally, the student will choose which Office application that he or she
wishes to
achieve certification for.
Candidates for Specialist certification must pass an examination in either
Word 2007
or Excel 2007. Other applications covered in this course include
Microsoft Access 2007
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
Microsoft Outlook 2007
Word Specialist
Word specialist skill sets will include formatting content, organizing
content, formatting
documents, collaboration, and customizing Word.  Word 2007 is the most
word processor available today.  Create your own keyboard shortcuts, menu
and more with this exciting version of the world's most famous software.
Candidates will be expected to create lists, custom styles, control
pagination, insert
and modify objects from other sources, sort content, perform calculations
tables, create forms, use and create themes, customize document properties,
and run macros, and create web pages with Word.
Excel Specialist
Excel specialist skill sets include:
Enter and edit cell content
Navigate to specific cell content
Locate, select and insert supporting information
Insert, position, and size graphics
Filter lists using AutoFilter
Sort lists
Insert and modify formulas
Use statistical, date and time, financial, and logical functions
Create, modify, and position diagrams and charts based on worksheet data
Create new workbooks from templates
Insert, delete and move cells
Create and modify hyperlinks
Organize worksheets
Preview data in other views
Customize Window layout
Setup pages for printing
Print data
Organize workbooks using file folders
Save data in appropriate formats for different uses
Clients wishing to  sign up will participate in an initial phone interview
to assist instructor in understanding individual skill levels.  Committment
to the course schedule is crucial.  We look forward to working with you in
the near future!
888-723-5011 Ext. 1


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