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Office Specialist (MOS)

To be a successful administrative professional, you must possess skills to handle a wide variety of workplace tasks and scenarios.  it provides you with a broad selection of essential skills and knowledge to effectively work as an administrative assistant in fields including education, technology, government, and medicine.

You will learn the basics of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access in workplace administration as well as how to begin and grow a successful career as an administrative professional. The course covers the intricacies of organizational communication, office and records management, and human resources fundamentals, among other topics. You will also learn to effectively write for business, produce documents, and utilize informational technology. You’ll gain event and project management skills, which includes virtual meeting coordination. As technology develops, this skill has become increasingly useful. Each course module concludes with a hands-on Lab, helping you to effectively track your progress and test your skills.

This program will also prepare you to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams, which cover Word, Excel, This course offers enrollment with vouchers. The voucher is prepaid access to sit for the certifying exam upon eligibility. Proctor fees may apply, which are not included.


OfficePro/Microsfot Office Specialist (MOS)

Online Essentials
The Information Age
The Internet and Social Media
Digital Communication
Online Safety and Security
Evaluating Online Information

Computer Essentials
Computer Hardware
System Software
File Management
Application Software
Networking and User Accounts
Computer Programming
Information Systems

Common Office Features
Getting Started with Office
Customizing Views and Options
Printing Files
Navigating Files
Working with Objects

Microsoft Word
Introduction to Word
Creating Documents and Using the Clipboard
Modifying Fonts
Formatting Paragraphs
Formatting Pages
Editing Documents
Inserting Illustrations and Other Elements
Creating and Formatting Tables
Using Themes, Styles, and Templates
Managing References
Managing Headers, Footers, and Sections
Using Office Collaboration Features
Using Macros

Microsoft Excel
Introduction to Excel
Creating and Managing Workbooks
Organizing and Entering Data
Changing Properties and Printing Worksheets
Formatting Cells
Entering Simple Formulas
Using Advanced Functions
Displaying Data in Charts
Organizing Data in Tables
Summarizing Complex Data

Microsoft PowerPoint
Introduction to PowerPoint
Creating and Managing Presentations
Formatting Textual Content
Designing Slides
Using the Slide Master
Formatting SmartArt and Shapes
Formatting Tables and Charts
Formatting Pictures and Other Media
Applying Animations and Transitions
Delivering Presentations

Microsoft Access
Introduction to Access
Managing Databases
Designing and Creating Tables
Using Simple Queries
Creating Forms
Creating Reports
Surveying Advanced Access Features

Microsoft Outlook
Introduction to Outlook
Sending and Receiving Messages
Managing Messages
Managing Contacts and Groups
Working with the Calendar

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac. Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device.
  • A reliable Internet connection of at least 1 Mbps – to view video tutorials.
  • Headphones or speakers connected to your computer – to listen to video tutorials.
  • Any web cam with a minimum of 640×480 video pixel resolution – including both external and built-in web cams.
  • A microphone connected to your computer.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

To enroll in this program, you should have high school level education and basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems—for example, how to power up and log on to a machine, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills.

George Davis

Energetic, results driven Information Technology Expert with extensive experience in corporate and government information technology strategies. Expert knowledge in Client/Server Windows and Unix environments; Cisco Routing and Switching deployment and administration. Excel in Integrating virtualization, cyber security and cloud services to maximize the potential of existing technology options. Solid background in managing complex technology projects with cross functional teams. Dedicated to delivering a superior end user experience by balancing technical expertise with rapport building skills.

Retired US Army NCO where he held manny technology positions. George continued his IT Career as: Technology Instructor, System Administration, Network Technology Specialist, System Engineer, Help Desk Support,

He holds a dual Master of Science Degree in Information Technology and Human Resource Development from Webster University St lious Mo.

Technology Certification:

Microsoft:  MOS, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP (Security, Exchange, SharePoint)
CompTia:  A+, Network+, Security +, Linux+
Oracle:  PL/SQL
ProSoft: Certified Internet Webmaster
Dapartment of Defense Security Clearance
(DOD8570.1 certificates)

Can I register for courses if I am an international student?

Yes, Tekskills courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country’s regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes, this course will prepare you for the OfficePro/Microsfot Office Specialist (MOS)  Certificate exams and you will receive exam vouchers after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

When can I start this course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

After you register, you will have up to 6 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.

What if I don’t have enough time to complete the course within the time frame provided?

If you are unable to complete the course, contact your  itcoach@tekskillsacademy.com to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee will be charged. If you are funded through a third-party organization, approval may also be required.

What kind of support will I receive?

The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also be assigned a Student Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.

Am I guaranteed a job?

Tekskills courses will help you gain the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.

Can I get financial assistance?

Tekskills courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses.

How can I get more information about this course?

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