Get the Job: Gain Skills Employers Demand

Learn the fundamentals of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and professionalism - all the tools you need to impress employers.
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  • Lectures 38
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2014 English

Course Description

This course is your online curriculum for the National Society of Student Professionals (NSOSP). You will watch the video-based lectures to learn the fundamentals of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, LinkedIn and professional communications. Upon completion of the course, you will become a member of NSOSP and have the building blocks of these programs which employers desire across industries. You will also enhance your professionalism and be better prepared for your internship or job.

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need a computer with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and an internet connection.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you will be able to create, edit and review documents, such as resumes, in Microsoft Word
  • You will be able to create spreadsheets and perform functions and formulas using Microsoft Excel
  • You will be able to create a PowerPoint deck
  • You will be able to create a LinkedIn account, set up your profile, and navigate the system well
  • You will learn appropriate etiquette and professionalism in correspondences with employers and supervisors

What is the target audience?

  • Undergraduate students. No previous knowledge of these programs are required.
  • Recent graduates looking to get an edge on the job market

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Microsoft Excel
Movement
Preview
04:29
Basic Functions
Preview
05:01
Referencing
Preview
04:24
"If" Function
02:43
"Countif" Function
01:25
"Sumif" Function
01:47
Nested Functions
02:22
Sort and Filter
01:39
Excel Quiz
3 questions
Section 2: Microsoft Word
Navigation and Menus
02:19
Page Layout, Margins, Line Spacing
03:30
Font Type, Size, Format
03:49
Resume elements: Bullets, bold, italics, lines across the page
02:59
Reviewing Documents, Tracked Changes
03:04
Headers and Footers
02:16
Inserting
03:40
Find & Replace, Format Painter
04:02
3 questions

Quick quiz to see if you can use MS Word now.

Section 3: LinkedIn
LinkedIn Overview
02:57
Setting up your Profile
04:37
Setting up your Profile, continued
04:00
Adding and Importing Contacts
01:56
Basic and Advanced Search
04:59
Exploring Career Paths
04:29
Alumni Page
02:25
Groups & Discussions
03:12
Finding Jobs
04:48
3 questions

Using LinkedIn

Section 4: PowerPoint
Navigation
03:05
Managing Slides
02:53
Background
01:55
Text Boxes
07:14
Shapes
03:46
Connectors
03:05
Grouping
02:01
Alignment
03:43
Tables
04:15
Charts
04:21
PowerPoint Quiz
3 questions
Section 5: Professional Communications
Email Correspondence
06:59
Networking the Right Way
08:06
Tips for on the Job
07:13
3 questions

Professionalism Quiz

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Instructor Biography

NSOSP Instructors:


Mark Davis:

Mark is a serial founder & investor who breathes startups. He is the Founder of Interplay Ventures, a co-founder of DevSpark, Founder Shield, Nomad Financial, TwentyPine, Venwise and a Venture Partner at High Peaks Venture Partners. He also has a background in management consulting, working at firms such as Bain and KPMG. Mark graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and holds his MBA from Columbia Business School. His blog has reached enough folks to garner the attention and Business Insider who listed Mark as one of the 100 Most Influential Digital NYers. He has also been included in the CVC30 – a list of the 30 most interesting members of the Columbia University startup community. This blog has been syndicated or cited on Inc.com, Mashable, Business Insider, OPENForum, AlwaysOn, PEHub, ReadWriteWeb, The Wall Street Journal and others.

Laurie Samach has experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, having launched her career at Gap, Inc.’s management rotational program, gaining exposure to several aspects of the organization. She then worked in global production and sourcing for the Old Navy division. After completing her graduate degree in Applied Psychology, Laurie transitioned into higher education as a career counselor. She worked at Columbia University’s Center for Career Education followed by a position as the Director of the Career Center at Yeshiva University. She works with undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni, and frequently lectures to large audiences on career-related topics. Laurie Davis holds her Master's in Counseling from NYU and her Bachelor's in History, summa cum laude from Duke University.

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