The process and knowledge involved with the MOS certification provide advanced knowledge in the operations and functions of the Office Suite products. Microsoft Office is the world's most popular suite of business productivity tools. Its Word, Excel and PowerPoint products set the standard for word processing, spreadsheet and data use, and business presentations, respectively. This course will also provide participants with Personal Credit Management skills.
The Metro Detroit Career Bootcamp is an opportunity for job seekers to learn and prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification examination and demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Microsoft Office software. Having a Microsoft Office Specialist certification could mean more in annual salary than uncertified job seekers for working professionals. The GPSDetroit Credit® financial education program can help people of all ages enhance their financial skills and develop positive credit management skills. The curriculum provides participants with practical knowledge, skills-building opportunities, and resources to confidently manage their finances.
Program Class Schedule (In-person Classroom Learning)
Friday, April 01, 2022 • 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Friday, April 08, 2022 • 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Friday, April 22, 2022 • 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Friday, April 29, 2022 • 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Limited Seating 25 Students. Registration Deadline - March 18, 2022
BOOTCAMP COST $$$ FREE. ZERO DOLLARS*
Bootcamp participants receive 120-Day GPSDetroit SmartCredit®. Credit Scores and Reports with Monitoring Service and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) online courses.
Higher Earning Power
Studies indicate that MOS certification can lead to productivity enhancements for employees, contractors and freelance experts. Higher levels of productivity are highly correlated to confidence and job satisfaction. Research suggests that MOS certification can lead to salary levels up to $16,000 higher than uncertified peers.
Better Job Prospects
Many jobs require certification in one or all of the Microsoft Office products. MOS certification may lead directly to job opportunities in training or computer support, for example. Design or data-related positions may require certification in PowerPoint or Access.
What You Will Learn
This course will prepare participants to take and pass the MO-100 (Word), MO-200 (Excel), MO-300 (PowerPoint), MO-400 (Outlook) exams.
EXCEL - Participants will gain a fundamental understanding of the Excel environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. They will know and demonstrate the correct application of the principal features of Excel. Participants will create and edit a workbook with multiple sheets, and use a graphic element to represent data visually. Workbook example include professional looking budgets, financial statements, team performance charts, sales invoices, and data-entry logs.
OUTLOOK - Learners will be able to use Outlook to enhance professional correspondence, create calendars, and schedule appointments. Participants will create and edit professional-looking email messages, maintain calendars across time zones, and schedule tasks for a variety of purposes and situations including sending email for marketing campaigns, planning staff meetings, and assigning action items from those meetings.
POWERPOINT - Participants will learn to create, edit, and enhance slideshow presentations to create professional-looking sales presentations, employee training, instructional materials, and kiosk slideshows. Learners will gain a fundamental understanding of the PowerPoint environment and the correct use of key features of this application.
WORD - Participants will learn to proficiently use the advanced features of Microsoft Word for document content management and advanced formatting - critical skills for those in roles such as editors, project managers, business information workers, and educators. Participants will create and manage professional multi-page documents for a variety of specialized purposes and situations. They will customize their Word environments to meet project needs, and to enhance productivity. Examples of expert-level documents include a business plan, a research paper, a specialized brochure, and a mass mailing.
Personal Credit Management
What Is My Credit Score and Reports?
How to Manage Credit During a Crisis.
How to Interpret Your Credit Report.
The Credit Scores That Lenders Use Most.
How Often Should You Be Checking Your Credit Score?
Monitoring Your Credit.
Fraud Prevention. How to Spot and Fix Errors on Your Credit Report.
The Difference Between Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud.
6 Lesser-Known Signs of Identity Theft.
How Do Hard Inquiries Affect Your Credit Report?
What Credit Score Is Needed To Buy a House?
What Credit Score Do I Need for a Personal Loan?
Is It Ever a Good Idea To Open a Retail Credit Card?
How Your Credit Score Can Affect Employment Opportunities.
Ever Wonder How To Get an 850 Credit Score? 5 Tips To Help Get You There.
Revolving, Installment and Open Accounts: What to Know About the Three Types of Credit.
5 Ways to Increase Your Credit Limit in a Short Amount of Time.
The Benefits of Budgeting. Creating a Personal Budget. Checking vs Savings.
Interested In The Career Bootcamp?
This is a great opportunity. Schedule to meet with a Bootcamp Enrollment Specialist
Metro Detroit Career Bootcamp is free for participants enrolled in Hired In Michigan Career Institute career training programs only.*