Advanced Certificate in Computer Applications

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  • by Lumen
  • Course level: Intermediate
  • Categories Computer Science
  • Duration 400h
  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update October 4, 2021

About Course

This course is aimed at students and anyone who wants to achieve a mastery of the use computer applications such as cloud computing, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, etc.

Description

Course Description

This course is aimed at beginning to intermediate computer users. It teaches a range of computer skills from the basics of using Windows, to basic internet literacy, to creating projects using Microsoft Office. Assignments show step-by-step visuals to help students complete projects, and include integration across Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

Certification

A verifiable certificate in PDF format is available to download after fulfilling all the course requirements.

Who This Course is for

This course is aimed at students and anyone who wants to achieve a mastery of the use computer applications such as cloud computing, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, etc.

What Will I Learn?

  • This course equips you with the skills to do the following: Use basic functions of a computer
  • Use the internet to conduct research
  • Use cloud computing applications
  • Perform basic tasks in Microsoft Word
  • Perform intermediate tasks in Microsoft Word
  • Perform advanced tasks in Microsoft Word
  • Perform intermediate tasks in Microsoft Excel
  • Perform advanced tasks in Microsoft Excel
  • Perform basic tasks in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Perform intermediate tasks in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Perform advanced tasks in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Perform basic tasks in Microsoft Access
  • Perform intermediate tasks in Microsoft Access
  • Perform advanced tasks in Microsoft Access

Topics for this course

292 Lessons400h

Module 1: Introduction to Computers?

Why learn how to use computers?
Why It Matters: Introduction to Computers
Introduction to Computer Concepts
Hardware
Software
Security
Privacy
Introduction to Operating Systems
Identifying Your Operating System (OS)
Introduction to Navigate Programs
Managing Windows
Keyboard Shortcuts
Introduction to Finding Programs and Files
Start Menu
Creating Files and Folders
Organizing Files and Folders
Deleting Files and Folders
Introduction to File Management
Local Files
Network Files
Online Files
Introduction to Snips and Screenshots
Snips and Screenshots
Putting It Together: Intro to Computers
Assignment: Download Files
Assignment: Identify Your OS
Assignment: Empty the Recycle Bin
Discussion: Computers vs. Smartphones

Module 2: Internet Research?

Why learn how to run an internet search?

Module 3: Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing allows users to use computer applications, store files, and communicate and collaborate with others using the internet instead of a local server.

Module 4: Microsoft Word Basic Skills?

Why learn to complete basic skills in Microsoft Word?

Module 5: Microsoft Word Intermediate Skills?

Why learn to complete intermediate skills in Microsoft Word?

Module 6: Microsoft Word Advanced Skills?

Why learn to complete advanced skills in Microsoft Word?

Module 7: Microsoft Excel Basic Skills?

Why learn to complete basic skills in Microsoft Excel?

Module 8: Microsoft Excel Intermediate Skills?

Why learn to complete intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel?

Module 9: Microsoft Excel Advanced Skills?

Why learn to complete advanced skills in Microsoft Excel?

Module 10: Microsoft PowerPoint Basic Skills?

Why learn to complete basic skills in Microsoft PowerPoint?

Module 11: Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate Skills?

Why learn to complete intermediate skills in Microsoft PowerPoint?

Module 12: Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced Skills?

Why learn to complete advanced skills in Microsoft PowerPoint?

Module 13: Microsoft Access Basic Skills?

Why learn to perform basic tasks in Microsoft Access?

Module 14: Microsoft Access Intermediate Skills?

Why learn intermediate Microsoft Access skills?

Module 15: Microsoft Access Advanced Skills?

Why learn advanced Microsoft Access skills?

Module 16: Integration?

Business needs drive collaboration, information sharing and business analysis.

About the instructor

Lumen Learning courseware is based on open educational resources (OER). When we can find well designed, effective OER that are appropriately licensed, we use them in our courseware. When we can’t find pre-existing OER, we create original content and license it as OER (under a Creative Commons Attribution license).
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5 Courses

2 students

$ 72.37

Requirements

  • Little or no prior computer experience is required.

Target Audience

  • Business Managers
  • Anyone who wants to learn to use computer applications

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