Overview of Microsoft Office

Course Description

Overview of Microsoft Office

Gain an understanding of Microsoft (MS) Office, which includes Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. In this course, you will learn the skills you will need to use the most popular word processing, spreadsheet, email, and presentation software available. Learn to create new documents from scratch using the many formatting tools or start from a supplied template to make your documents stand out. Simple demonstrations and easy instructor led tutorials will step you through the process from start to finish to make your computer life a bit easier and enjoyable.

Total Hours of Instruction: 24

Course Requirements

Text: Microsoft Office 2019 All-In-One ISBN-13: 978-11195-327-8 Available at the BRCC bookstore and Amazon.com

Prerequisites: You should have a good working knowledge of computers prior to registering for this course. Those skills include the material covered in the Computer Fundamentals course or the Computers 101 and 102 courses.


  • Getting familiar with Microsoft (MS) Office products

  • Discover the features found in MS Word

  • Create and format documents from scratch and using MS templates

  • Discover the features found in MS Excel

  • Create and design spreadsheets to solve numerical problems

  • Create spreadsheets from scratch and using MS templates

  • Send, receive, and manage one or more email addresses within Outlook

  • Discover the features found in MS PowerPoint

  • Create presentation from scratch and use provided templates

Course Files

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