MOS: Office 2003 Editions Track
You'll benefit from Microsoft Office Specialist certification—whether you want to take your career further or improve your company's bottom line. That's because certification recognizes expertise with Microsoft Office programs. Employers around the world know that it's a smart move to hire certified candidates. And, certification can be an employee's ticket to better career opportunities.
The Microsoft Office Specialist certification program provides computer program literacy, measures proficiency, and identifies opportunities for enhancement of skills. Successful candidates receive a Microsoft Office Specialist certification credential that sets them apart from their peers in the competitive job market. The certificate is a valuable credential that is recognized worldwide as proof that an individual has the desktop computing skills needed to work productively and efficiently.
By encouraging individuals to develop advanced skills with Microsoft business desktop software programs, the Microsoft Office Specialist certification program is helping to fill the demand for qualified, knowledgeable people in the workplace. Microsoft Office Specialist certification also helps satisfy an organization's need for a qualitative assessment of employee skills.
Individuals: Stand Out as a Microsoft Cerified Specialist
Microsoft Office Specialist certification can launch your career. Certification shows that you're an expert with Microsoft Office programs. It also sets you apart in today's competitive job market with skills to accomplish the most complex of Microsoft Office projects.
Employers: Certification helps improve your bottom line
Make that training money quickly pay off. Get your employees certified as Microsoft Office Specialists. Certification means that you'll have experts available for your Microsoft Office project needs. That's because Microsoft Office Specialists know how to best use all the power of the Office suite. And, Office Specialist certification makes it easier to pick the best individuals for the job.
Research Shows the following:
- Up to 87 percent of employers notice increased competency in their Office Specialist-certified employees.
- Up to 83 percent of employers feel that their employees who are certified Office Specialists are more productive.
- Up to 82 percent of employers believe that Office Specialist certification directly benefits an organization.
How to Earn Your MOS: Office 2003 certification
To earn the Microsoft Office Specialist (Office Specialist) certification for Microsoft Office 2003, you must successfully complete one or more of the Specialist exams. Office Specialist exams provide a valid and reliable measure of technical proficiency and expertise by evaluating your overall comprehension of Office programs, your ability to use their advanced features, and your ability to integrate the Office programs with other software programs.
There are three levels of certification:
- Specialist Certification: Candidates must successfully complete any one of the Specialist exams. (Word 2003, Excel 2003, Outlook 2003, Access 2003, or Powerpoint 2003).
- Expert Certification: Candidates must successfully complete any one of the Expert exams. (Word 2003 expert or Excel 2003 expert)
- Master Certification: Candidates must successfully complete three required exams (Word 2003 expert, Excel 2003 expert, & Powerpoint 2003) and one elective exam (Access 2003 or Outlook 2003).
Word 2003 Level 1
The Word 2003 Level 1 training course provides the basic concepts required to create, edit, and enhance standard business documents using Word 2003
Word 2003 Level 2
The training course Word 2003 Level 2 provides the skills to improve the quality of your work by enhancing your documents with customized Word elements
Word 2003 Level 3
Learn how to create, manage, revise, and distribute long documents, forms, and Web pages with the training course Word 2003 Level 3
Excel 2003 Level 1
Manage, edit, and print data, and create and edit basic Excel 2003 worksheets and workbooks on the Excel 2003 Level 1 training course
Excel 2003 Level 2
Learn skills to apply visual elements & advanced formulas to a worksheet to display data in various formats with the Excel 2003 Level 2 training course
Excel 2003 Level 3
Automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, and more, with the Excel 2003 Level 3 training course
Outlook 2003 Level 1
Learn to compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, on the Outlook 2003 Level 1 training course
Outlook 2003 Level 2
Customize your environment, calendar, and mail messages to meet your specific needs with the Outlook 2003 Level 2 training course
Outlook 2003 Level 3
Use Instant Messaging, personalize and organize mail, organize Outlook items, share and link contacts with the Outlook 2003 Level 3 training course
Access 2003 Level 1
Learn the basic operations of the Microsoft Access Database program to perform day to day responsibilities with the Access 2003 Level 1 training course
Access 2003 Level 2
Design & create a new database, customise database components, share data with other applications with the Access 2003 Level 2 training course
Access 2003 Level 3
In the Access 2003 Level 3 training course, you will gain the skills to create complex Access databases using forms, reports, and macros
Powerpoint 2003 Level 1
Create and modify effective basic PowerPoint presentations for delivery in front of an audience with the Powerpoint 2003 Level 1 training course
Powerpoint 2003 Level 2
Learn to enhance and transform basic presentations into those with a powerful means of communication on the Powerpoint 2003 Level 2 training course