Microsoft Micro-courses

Microsoft Micro-courses

These Microsoft micro-courses are short bursts of learning, so that you can choose the topics that you want to learn more about.

Take one course to update your skills to add value to your workplace or take multiple courses to develop a new skill to remain competitive in today's job market.

What to expect from the program

The courses are offered online real-time, with the option to join in person at the Edmonton campus upon request.

Courses within the Microsoft Micro-courses program

Register for the program by signing up for each course, or select a course below to register individually.

MS Office – Office Fundamentals

This course covers topics such as creating folders, renaming files and folders, grouping files, file management, functions such as Open, Save, Save As, and Close, deleting documents, document...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1410

course

MS Outlook – Outlook Fundamentals

This course covers topics such as understanding Outlook, sending and receiving emails, navigating the File menu, and using features such as the calendar, meeting scheduling, contacts, tasks, and...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1411

course

MS Outlook – Beyond the Basics

This course covers topics such as organizing emails, organizing and sharing contacts, the Format ribbon, the Insert ribbon, other email features such as creating multiple signatures, the Delay...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1412

course

MS Teams – Teams Fundamentals

This course covers topics such as general activity in MS Teams, the Chat function, managing multiple teams, and using files.
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1413

course

MS Excel – Excel Fundamentals

This course covers topics such as the basics of using MS Excel, entering numbers, text, and formulas, using formulas and basic functions, the Cut, Copy, and Paste functions, the Autofill function...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1414

course

MS Excel – Key Features and Charting

This course covers topics such as spellcheck, the Find and Replace functions, sorting, setting margins, document orientation, printing titles, scaling, setting and clearing print areas, creating...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1415

course

MS Excel – Formulas and Functions

This course covers topics such as relative vs. absolute references, the What-If Analysis, how to insert a function, the different types of functions, and how to insert a VLookup function.
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1416

course

MS Excel – Tables & Multiple Page Worksheets

This course covers topics such as inserting a table, converting text to columns, formatting text as a table, cell styles, conditional formatting, inserting pictures, shapes, or SmartArt, using...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1417

course

MS Excel – PivotTables & PivotCharts

This course covers topics such as adding a timeline to a chart, creating and formatting PivotTables, creating a PivotChart, and adding slicers.
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1418

course

MS Word – Word Fundamentals

This course covers topics such as understanding the basics of an MS Word document, creating a new document, using the standard features of MS Word, text alignment and enhancements, formatting...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1419

course

MS Word – Page Setup, Graphics & Design

This course covers topics such as page margins, size, and orientation, headers and footers, the Date and Time feature, inserting and formatting pictures, positioning and aligning images, inserting...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1420

course

MS Word – Tables & Columns

This course covers topics such as creating and deleting tables, moving within a table, entering and deleting text in a table, changing column width and row height, alignment within table cells...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1421

course

MS Word – Mail Merge and Styles

This course covers topics such as connecting to a data source, adding marge fields, previewing and completing the merge, envelopes and labels, creating an email mail merge, and understanding and...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1422

course

MS Word – Forms, Templates, and Macros

This course covers topics such as saving a document as a template, changing the document settings, adding a table with hidden borders, adding the Developer tab, adding content controls, drawing...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1423

course

MS Word – Large Documents and Reviewing Documents

This course covers topics such as inserting a screenshot, adding and modifying captions, creating cross-references, inserting textboxes, working in Outline view, working with a master document and...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1424

course

MS PowerPoint – PowerPoint Fundamentals

This course covers topics such as creating a presentation, adding to an existing presentation, formatting text and backgrounds, inserting pictures and textboxes, moving and deleting slides, adding...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1425

course

MS PowerPoint – Beyond the Basics Level I

This course covers topics such as duplicating a slide, inserting SmartArt, inserting and formatting shapes, aligning and grouping objects, inserting a table or chart, adding headers and footers...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1426

course

MS PowerPoint – Beyond the Basics Level II

This course covers topics such as inserting images and WordArt, changing effects, adding custom animations, inserting video and audio files, and changing the Slide Master.
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1427

course

MS Access – Access Fundamentals

This course covers topics such as the basics of MS Access, Datasheet vs. Design view, formatting, and using the navigation pane.
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1428

course

MS Access – Tables

This course covers topics such as creating a table, entering data into a table, setting field properties, using the Primary key, creating multiple tables, creating a one-to-many relationship, and...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1429

course

MS Access – Queries

This course covers topics such as creating and running a query, using text criteria and wildcards, creating and using a parameter and other criteria, sorting and clearing, joining tables and...
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1430

course

MS Access – Forms

This course covers topics such as using the Form Wizard, multi-table form techniques, creating mailing labels, and using a form as a user interface for a database.
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1431

course

MS Access – Reports

This course covers topics relating to creating a report, including grouping and sorting options, using totals and subtotals, conditional formatting, and filtering records.
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1432

course

Internet Fundamentals

This course covers topics such as how to access and search on the Internet, understanding Internet security and precautions, and efficiently using job search websites.
Length

Lecture: 3 hours

Course code

XBUS1433

course

Custom training

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