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Essential Office Skills

Anyone seeking employment in an office needs to know the software programs that are regularly used. Being able to adapt to these and pick them up quickly is something employers are looking for. 

General Microsoft Office and Google skills are essential programs in most office jobs. You will stand out from the crowd as a job candidate if you have the knowledge and expertise in these programs.


Industry-led Training


G Suite is integrated suite of secure, cloud-native collaboration and productivity apps powered by Google AI. Includes Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Meet and more.

Training

 Description

Cloud Search

Cloud Search lets you find content across Google products, contact details, schedule-based recommendations, and more.

   

Gmail

Gmail lets you send and search for messages, organize your inbox, and build relationships with integrated chat and video meetings.

   

Google Calendar

Calendar lets you keep track of important events, share your schedule, and create multiple calendars.

   

Chrome Browser

Chrome Browser lets you get personalized search results that appear instantly as you enter text.

   

Google Contacts

Contacts lets you organize, review, and merge your contacts

   

Google Docs

Docs lets you write reports, create joint project proposals, keep track of meeting notes, and more.

   

Google Drive

Drive lets you keep all your work in one place, view different file formats without buying extra software, and access your files from any device.

   

Google Forms

Forms lets you manage event registrations, create quizzes, analyze responses, and more.

   

Google Groups

Groups lets you create mailing lists, share files with team members using one address, and more.

   

Google Keep and Tasks

Keep and Tasks let you make to-do lists, transcribe voice memos, take photos as reminders, and more.

   

Google Chat

Chat lets you ask quick questions, collaborate in group chats, create virtual rooms for team projects, and more.

   

Google Meet

Hold video meetings with people inside or outside of your organization.

   

Google Sheets

Sheets lets you handle task lists, create project plans, analyze data with charts and filters, and more.

   

Google Sites

Sites lets you build public sites, internal project hubs, and moreā€”all without IT help.

   

Google Slides

Slides lets you create pitch decks, project presentations, training modules, and more.

   

Google Voice

Voice lets you make calls, send texts, and get voicemail from your Voice number.

 

Microsoft Office is your productivity cloud across work and life.

Training

 Description

Access

Create a database, add tables, use relationships, add and edit data, manage data with queries, and create forms and reports.

   

Delve

Use Delve to connect and collaborate with others and to discover and organize information that's relevant to you.

   

Excel

See what's new in Excel, download templates, and get tips, help, and training on Excel, including info from pros on YouTube channels.

   

Forms

Build a form in minutes, make a survey, share it out, and analyze your results.

   

Kaizala

Use the Kaizala mobile app to manage your daily work, send secure messages, and get real-time feedback.

   

Microsoft Teams

Set up, customize, and collaborate in teams and channels, work with posts and messages, and start chats, calls, and meetings.

   

OneDrive

Collaborate with others, store, share, sync your files, and find help, training, and tips for using OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.

   

OneNote

Get tips for how to take and format notes, draw and sketch, stay organized, share and sync, and use OneNote on your mobile devices.

   

Outlook

Set up and customize Outlook, create and send email, organize your inbox, and manage your email, contacts, tasks, and calendar.

   

Planner

Get expert advice about how to plan an event, track a process, publish content, and support customers with Planner.

   

PowerPoint

Create, share, and co-author presentations, create slides, tables, and animations, and insert pictures and videos.

   

Project

View your organization's projects in one place, connect to projects from different apps, and move beyond the basics.

   

Publisher

Design calendars, greeting cards, labels, newsletters, and marketing materials with pre-designed templates.

   

SharePoint

Explore the modern SharePoint experience and learn how to find and follow sites and news, create sites, posts, and lists, create and share files in a library, and sync SharePoint files and folders.

   

Skype for Business

Get started with Skype for Business on Windows or Mac and start making calls and chats, and organizing online meetings.

   

Sway

Create a sway, add text, images, and videos, and design and share your Sway.

   

To-Do

Create and share lists, add due dates and reminders, plan your day, and sync your to-dos to Outlook tasks.

   

Visio

Create detailed flowcharts, complete with shapes and connectors, text, pictures, and tables.

   

Word

Jumpstart your project with templates, work with others on documents, and find help, training, and tips for using Word.

   

Yammer

Stay connected with your network and find out how to share files, get company updates, and communicate using Yammer.

 

Training

 Description

Computer Science 101

Computers can appear very complicated, but in reality, computers work within just a few, simple patterns. This class demystifies and brings those patterns to life, which is useful for anyone using computers today.

Questions

If you have any questions, please e-mail Kerra Jones at kjone154@msudenver.edu


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