Back to Work Series / Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

Are you entering the workforce for the first time? Returning after a long absence? Starting a new career? Want to enhance your current career?

Get a thorough introduction to Microsoft Office Applications used in most businesses; learn touch-typing skills to improve your productivity; or get started toward Microsoft Office Specialist Certification.

Back to Work Series

Learn acceptable business conventions to produce a wide variety of business documents. Take one course or the entire series. Take your time, get instructor feedback, and go at a slower pace. Lots of practice time.

Location: CCBC Hunt Valley

Back to Work Series Courses

A Simplified Guide to Windows File Management

Do you have trouble finding files on your PC? Are all of your files located in one place or library such as “Documents” or “My Documents?” Create and organize folders just like you would in a file cabinet. Practice moving and copying files from one folder to another and/or a flash drive. Learn how to copy files to a CD. Find out how to rename, delete, and restore deleted files. Learn how to create icons on your desktop to gain quick access to files, folders, and programs you use frequently.

Computer Applications for Business Series

This Microsoft Office package of three courses is designed for students with some computer experience who want to learn Introductory and Intermediate Windows file management, Word, and Excel skills needed in many positions across many levels and in a wide variety of industry sectors.

Excel Simplified

Microcomputer Keyboarding I (online)

Do you look at the keyboard when you type? Do you use the “hunt and peck” method when you use your computer? Start at the beginning and learn to type without looking at the keys and improve your speed and accuracy! Students must be computer literate and have Internet access.

Word Simplified

Start at the beginning and learn Introductory and Intermediate Microsoft Word skills in a slower paced environment with plenty of practice projects and instructor feedback. Discover how to create, save, and edit documents. Practice formatting text, paragraphs, and documents. Generate envelopes and labels.


Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

Get started toward Microsoft Office Specialist Certification! Microsoft Certification sets you apart in today’s competitive job market with greater earning potential and career advancement, and brings you recognition for your knowledge and skills. (Students must have Internet access, Microsoft Windows experience and have Microsoft Office 2013 installed on their computers to take these classes.)

Location: online

Microsoft Office Certification Courses

Database Management Using Access

From basic skills through advanced Microsoft Access features, students learn the skill sets needed to sit for the Access Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam.

Introduction to PowerPoint

From basic skills through advanced Microsoft PowerPoint features, students learn the skill sets needed to sit for the PowerPoint Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam.

Microsoft Excel I and II

From basic skills through advanced Excel features, students learn the skill sets needed to sit for the Excel Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam.

Microsoft Word I and II

From basic skills through advanced Word features, students learn the skill sets needed to sit for the Word Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam.