Microsoft Office Suite for Business – Online Workshops

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Please note that these are self-paced online courses that includes two (2) hours of one to one tutoring via Zoom.

About Your Trainer

Hello! I’m Gillian,

Gillian has spent the last 18 years training business students, both face to face and online, and has extensive experience in Office Management & Business Administration.

Are You Eligible?

These workshops are offered under the Targeted Skills for Small Business Program. This funding has been designed for small business owners and employees of small businesses who want to better understand how to use the latest technology to improve their business operations.

To be eligible for subsided training under this Program you must: be:

  • Be an owner or employee of a small business with less than 20 employees, or
  • turn over less than $2 million annually.

Students must be able to provide a valid ABN for their own business or the business they are employed by, have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

*Please note that these programs are only open for New South Wales (NSW) residents only. Please do not enrol in this course if you live out of state, as you will be consequently withdrawn.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government and is $0 for eligible students.

What Do You Need?

You will need a Windows or Mac laptop with Microsoft Office Suite and the Zoom app installed and a reliable internet connection.

The live 1 to 1 tutoring will be delivered by one of our industry expert trainers using the Zoom video conferencing platform.

What Happens Next?

These are self-paced accredited courses and you must enrol to participate.

Further online course and Zoom meeting details will be provided via email once you have enrolled.

Getting Started with Microsoft Word

Applications Open From: 1 July 2021

This course has a rolling enrolment and student's can be enrolled at anytime within the above dates.

This is an introductory course designed to take participants through the basics of Microsoft (MS) Word and includes the creation, formatting and printing of text documents. On successful completion students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents from Certificate II in Business BSB20115. Before you enrol you must be able to create files and folders, open an application program, copy, rename, delete files, save, open and print a file.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you should be able to -

Prepare to produce documents

  • Adjust workspace, furniture and equipment to suit user ergonomic environments
  • Ensure workspace meets organisational work health and safety requirements for digital device operation, taking into account the type of device to be used
  • Identify document purpose, audience and presentation requirements, and clarify with relevant personnel as required
  • Identify organisational and task requirements for document layout and design
  • Select most appropriate word processing application to produce document, in accordance with available resources and organisational policies

Produce documents digitally

  • Format document using appropriate application functions to adjust layout to meet information requirements, in accordance with organisational style and presentation requirements
  • Use application features to identify and manipulate display options and controls
  • Use relevant help functions to overcome simple issues relating to document presentation and production

Finalise and present documents

  • Review and edit final document, and prepare for delivery in accordance with organisational and task requirements
  • Deliver document to relevant audience within designated timelines and in accordance with organisational requirements
  • Name and store document appropriately in accordance with organisational requirements and exit application without information loss

Getting Started with Microsoft Powerpoint

Applications Open From: 1 July 2021

This course has a rolling enrolment and student's can be enrolled at anytime within the above dates.

This is an introductory course designed to take participants through the basics of Microsoft (MS) PowerPoint to create digital slide presentations and includes how to add themes, run a slide show, print, and publish presentations. On successful completion students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for BSBITU312 Create Electronic Presentations from Certificate III in Business BSB30115. Before you enrol you must be able to create files and folders, open an application program, copy, rename, delete files, save, open, and print a file.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you should be able to -

Prepare to create presentation

  • Organise personal work environment (including furniture and equipment) in accordance with ergonomic requirements
  • Identify purpose, audience and mode of presentation in consultation with content author or presenter
  • Identify organisational and task requirements relating to supporting documents and equipment
  • Select most appropriate application or platform to produce presentation, in accordance with available resources and organisational policies

Create presentation

  • Plan and prepare slides, notes and handouts according to organisational and task requirements and image and style requirements
  • Use application functions for consistency of design and layout, to meet identified presentation requirements
  • Balance presentation features for visual impact and emphasis
  • Use advanced application features to streamline and customise presentation for different audiences
  • Prepare presentation within designated timeline
  • Use relevant help functions to overcome issues relating to presentation creation, if necessary

Finalise presentation

  • Check presentation for spelling and consistency in presentation features and style, in accordance with task requirements
  • Prepare presentation materials for delivery in accordance with presenter or audience requirements
  • Name and store presentation appropriately, in accordance with organisational requirements and exit application without information loss

Getting Started with Microsoft Excel

Applications Open From: 1 July 2021

This course has a rolling enrolment and student's can be enrolled at anytime within the above dates.

This is an introductory course designed to take participants through the basics of Microsoft (MS) Excel and includes use and creation of simple spreadsheets and charts; how to create formulas, as well as working with functions and formatting techniques. On successful completion students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets from Certificate II in Business BSB20115. Before you enrol you must be able to create files and folders, open an application program, copy, rename, delete files, save, open and print a file.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you should be able to -

Prepare to produce spreadsheets

  • Adjust workspace, furniture and equipment to suit own ergonomic, work organisation and work health and safety (WHS) requirements
  • Identify task purpose, audience and presentation requirements, and clarify with relevant personnel as required
  • Identify specific task requirements, including layout and delivery timeline, and clarify with relevant personnel as required
  • Select most appropriate application to produce spreadsheet, in accordance with available resources and organisational policies

Create simple spreadsheets

  • Ensure data is entered, checked and amended in accordance with organisational and task requirements, to maintain consistency of design and layout
  • Format spreadsheet using application functions; to adjust page and cell layout to meet information requirements, in accordance with organisational style and presentation requirements
  • Ensure formulae are used and tested to confirm output meets task requirements, in consultation with appropriate personnel as required
  • Use relevant help functions to overcome simple issues relating to spreadsheet design and production

Produce simple charts

  •  Select chart type and design that enables valid representation of numerical data and meets organisational and task requirements
  • Create chart using appropriate data range in spreadsheet
  • Modify chart type and layout using formatting features

Finalise and present spreadsheets

  • Review and edit final spreadsheet and prepare for delivery in accordance with organisational and task requirements
  • Deliver document to relevant audience within designated timelines and in accordance with organisational requirements
  • Name and store spreadsheet appropriately in accordance with organisational requirements and exit application without data loss
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