Get a Workplace Software and Skills Certificate

Do you feel like you have some basic, or even advanced, software skills that you’d like to brush up on? Are you on the hunt for your first “office job” and a little overwhelmed by the number of software programs and skills listed in the job ads? If so, you aren’t alone. The sheer amount of software and workplace skills required for many jobs today can feel daunting for those lacking experience.

This course will help you to hone a variety of software and workplace skills, ensuring that you can take on any task at work with confidence. With information about everything from how to collaborate with your team on a document, to understanding and managing databases, we have you covered.

What Happens in the Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course

The Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course is an online learning program with recommended readings from the textbook (Workplace Software and Skills). This course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 9 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 6 weeks or as long as 18 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 8 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course.

Course Topics

The Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Workplace Software and Skills Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College).

Technology in Everyday Life and Business

  • Computing from inception to Today
  • Computer Hardware and Networks
  • The Internet, Cloud Computing, and the Internet of Things
  • Safety, Security, Privacy, and the Ethical Use of Technology

Essentials of Software Applications for Business

  • Software Basics
  • Files and Folders
  • Communication and Calendar Applications
  • Essentials of Microsoft 365
  • Essentials of Google Workspace
  • Collaboration

Creating and Working in Documents

  • Navigating Microsoft Word
  • Formatting Document Layout in Microsoft Word
  • Formatting Document Content in Microsoft Word
  • Collaborative Editing and Reviewing in Microsoft Word
  • Document Design
  • Navigating Google Docs
  • Formatting Layout and Content in Google Docs
  • Collaborative Editing and Reviewing in Google Docs
  • Versions and Version History

Document Preparation

  • Microsoft Word: Advanced Formatting Features
  • Working with Graphics and Text Tools in Microsoft Word
  • Managing Long Documents in Microsoft Word
  • Google Docs: Enhanced Formatting Features
  • Working with Graphics and Text Tools in Google Docs
  • Managing Long Documents in Google Docs

Advanced Document Preparation

  • Creating Different Document Types in Microsoft Word
  • Mail Merge in Microsoft Word
  • Creating Forms in Microsoft Word
  • Creating Different Document Types in Google Docs
  • Creating Forms in Google Docs
  • Advanced Collaboration in Google Docs

Preparing Presentations

  • Presentation and Design Essentials
  • Designing a Presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Slides Layout and Design Principles
  • Adding Visuals and Features to Microsoft PowerPoint Slides
  • Designing a Presentation in Google Slides
  • Creating Google Slides: Layout and Text
  • Adding Visuals and Features to Google Slides

Advanced Presentation Skills

  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Finalizing a Slide Collection
  • Preparing a Microsoft PowerPoint Collection for Presentation
  • Preparing a Google Slides Collection for Presentation

Content Management Systems and Social Media in Business

  • What Are Content Management Systems?
  • Common Content Management Systems
  • Creating Content with a Content Management System
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Social Media in Business

Working with Spreadsheets

  • Microsoft Excel Basics
  • Text and Numbers in Microsoft Excel
  • Calculations and Basic Formulas in Microsoft Excel
  • Formatting and Templates in Microsoft Excel
  • Google Sheets Basics
  • Text and Numbers in Google Sheets
  • Calculations and Basic Formulas in Google Sheets
  • Formatting and Templates in Google Sheets

Advanced Excel Formulas, Functions, and Techniques

  • Data Tables and Ranges
  • More About Formulas
  • Using Arithmetic, Statistical, and Logical Functions
  • PivotTables
  • Auditing Formulas and Fixing Errors
  • Advanced Formatting Techniques

Advanced Excel Spreadsheets: Statistical and Data Analysis

  • Understanding Data, Data Validation, and Data Tables
  • Statistical Functions
  • What-If Analysis
  • PivotTables/Charts
  • Data Analysis Charts

Using Excel in Accounting and Financial Reporting

  • Basic Accounting
  • Financial Functions in Microsoft Excel
  • Integrating Microsoft Excel and Accounting Programs

Understanding and Using Databases

  • What is a Database?
  • Microsoft Access: Main Features and Navigation
  • Querying a Database
  • Maintaining Records in a Database
  • Creating Reports in Microsoft Access
  • Creating Forms in Microsoft Access

Advanced Database Use

  • Advanced Queries in Microsoft Access
  • Multiple Table Forms
  • Customizing Forms
  • Customizing Reports
  • Using Macros
  • Data Analysis and Integration

Integrating Applications

  • Microsoft 365: Collaboration and Integration
  • Microsoft Word: Integration with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint Integration
  • Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint Integration
  • Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access Integration
  • Integrating Data from Other Programs into Google Workspace
  • New Developments: The Role of Artificial Intelligence
  • Mastering Workplace Software Skills: A Project

What Is Included in the Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course

This all-inclusive Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course Online package includes:

  • Registration for the Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course Online
  • Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance
  • Textbook: Workplace Software and Skills (e-book edition)
  • Downloadable Workplace Software and Skills Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
  • (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
  • (Optional) 2024 membership in the IAPO International Organization of Business Professionals for only $2.99 per month

Register for the Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course

$149.00
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You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from over 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.

Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.

SUMMER SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course is priced as only $149.00 for the June 17, 2024 course.

Register today for the Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.

If the course is full, please email support@iapcollege.com to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.

To ensure your complete satisfaction all certificate courses are backed by our full 100% money back guarantee.

Workplace Software and Skills and You

Are you struggling to keep up with the latest software applications that employers are increasingly relying on? Have you been wondering if your current skill set aligns with rapidly evolving demands? Do you want to take control of your professional development?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, our Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course may be a great fit for you. Keeping up to date with the latest software and workplace skills can be overwhelming, and this course is designed to help you do just that on your own schedule.

In today’s dynamic job market, employers are seeking candidates with a versatile skill set that goes beyond traditional expertise. Our comprehensive course goes beyond the basics, providing an in-depth exploration of various software applications and essential skills demanded across industries. Whether you’re eyeing employment in business, technology, healthcare, or any other field, this course is tailored to equip you with the knowledge and proficiency needed to thrive.

This course is well suited to career changers, students looking to supplement their education with workplace skills, and anyone simply looking to upskill in a few key areas. Workplace Software and Skills will walk you through basic to advanced skills in computer literacy, Microsoft Office, and Google Suite applications. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get started.

For every student who takes this workplace software and skills course from IAP Career College, we make a donation to textbook publisher OpenStax, part of Rice University, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

If IAP Career College has the course that you are looking to take, take it. I hesitated between several career colleges prior and choosing IAP was the best decision I had made. In 4 months, I had already completed 2 certifications and those won’t be my last. It gives you clear insights on the program you wish to learn and the schedule is adaptable to your lifestyle.
Nicole Buenaventura, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Why Get a Certificate?

How can you benefit with a certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College)?

A certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College may give you:

  • Respect as a professional
  • A competitive advantage when marketing your services
  • A sense of achievement and confidence
  • A credential for your resume when applying for jobs
  • Assurance to clients of your professionalism
  • Evidence of your expertise
  • Higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Certificates: A fast track to careers)

With the International Association of Professions Career College, you can earn a certificate online more quickly and affordably than many other educational options.

Why Choose IAP Career College?

The International Association of Professions Career College (also known as IAP Career College) aims to offer the finest in affordable online certificate programs for dream careers.

The textbooks for most of our courses were developed by our parent company, the leading online publisher of career guide books on how to get started in a dream career, with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Our guides have been used as textbooks for more than a decade, and you can find them in the career centers and library collections of many famed colleges and universities – from the University of Texas to the Fashion Institute of Technology – as well as in numerous public libraries in cities from Vancouver to New York.

It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other certificate programs. When we discovered online courses based on old editions of our career guides costing over $1,000.00, we knew it was time to offer our own online certificate programs.

Now, the leader in online career guides for dream careers, along with a team of respected academics, have created online certificate programs through IAP Career College, allowing you to study and earn a certificate from the comfort of your own home.

Established online in 1999, the parent company of IAP Career College (known as FabJob) is an award-winning organization named “the #1 place to get published online” by Writer’s Digest. Our company and career guides have been featured in media ranging from ABC to Oprah’s newsletter and respected news sites ranging from CNN to the Wall Street Journal online.

We continue this tradition of excellence in online career education with the International Association of Professions Career College. Each of our career certificate programs has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.

We invite you to learn more about the online certificate courses we offer you by visiting our Certificate Courses page. We are also happy to answer any of your questions to help you decide whether an online certificate course from the International Association of Professions Career College is right for you.

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  • What is the Benefit of Learning Workplace Software and Skills?
    In today's dynamic job market, employers are seeking candidates with a versatile skill set that goes beyond traditional expertise. Our comprehensive course on Workplace Software and Skills will help you hone a variety of software and workplace skills, ensuring that you can take on any task at work with confidence. With information about everything from how to collaborate with your team on a document, to understanding and managing databases. Whether you're eyeing employment in business, technology, healthcare, or any other field, this course is tailored to equip you with the knowledge and proficiency needed to thrive.
  • What is the Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course?
    In IAP Career College’s part-time online Workplace Software and Skills Certificate Course, you will receive a comprehensive introduction to workplace software and skills that will help you to excel in your career. From software basics, to document formatting and collaboration, to working with spreadsheets, this course will prepare you for a variety of “on-the-job” responsibilities. This course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home. It has a recommended completion date of 9 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 6 weeks or as long as 18 weeks, depending on your schedule. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 8 weeks of the course.
  • What is IAP Career College?
    The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.