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Business and Information Technology Education
Microsoft Office Specialist Excel/PowerPoint Study Prep
This course builds on the Fundamentals of Administrative Technology skills and will provide students with the ability to practice and prepare for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS): Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, Exam 77-603 and the MCAS: Microsoft Office Excel 2007, Exam 77-602.
Jaclyn Arnold
(405) 743-5419
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies
Creating and Manipulating Data:
-Insert data by using AutoFill.
-Insert data by Filling Series.
-Copy Data.
-Ensure data integrity.
-Make Data Entry Restrictions.
-Work with Input and Error Messages.
-Work with Duplicate Rows.
-Modify cell contents and formats.
-Change worksheet views.
-Change Views.
-Use the Zoom Level.
-Change Program Window Area.
-Freeze and Split Worksheet Views.
-Work Through Multiple Windows.
-Manage worksheets.
-Hide and Display Worksheets.
-Move and Copy Worksheets.

Formatting Data and Content:
-Format worksheets.
-Add Themes to Data and Content.
-Insert Gridlines and Headings to Contents and Data.
-Add Worksheet Tabs.
-Apply Worksheet Background.
-Insert and modify rows and columns.
-Insert and Delete Rows and Columns.
-Format Rows and Columns.
-Hide Rows and Columns.
-Change Height and Width.
-Format cells and cell content.
-Use Built-In Number Formats.
-Add Custom Formats.
-Insert Hyperlinks.
-Merge Cells.
-Format Cells and Cell Contents.
-Apply Cell Styles.
-Format data as a table.
-Format Data Tables.
-Apply Table Styles.
-Add Total Rows.

Creating and Modifying Formulas:
-Reference data in formulas.
-Work with Cell References.
-Relatively reference the contents of a cell.
-Absolutely reference the contents of a cell.
-Absolutely reference a column or a row.
-Locate and Select Cell Ranges.
-Reference the contents of a range of cells.
-Prepare Worksheet References.
-Reference a cell on a different worksheet in the same workbook.
-Reference a cell in another workbook in the same folder.
-Create Named Ranges.
-Define a selected cell or arrange of cells as a named range.
-Change the name of, or redefine the cells in a named range.
-Delete a named range definition.
-Summarize data by using a formula.
-Add values in a cell range.
-Count cells containing values.
-Count empty cells.
-Average values in a data range.
-Return the lowest value in a data range.
-Return the highest value in a data range. 
-Summarize data by using subtotals.
-Create subtotals within a data range.
-Conditionally summarize data by using a formula.
-Add values to meet a specific condition.
-Add um values that meet multiple conditions.
-Count all instances to a specific value.
-Count all instances of values that meet multiple conditions.
-Average values that meet a specific condition.
-Average values that meet multiple conditions.
-Look up data by using a formula.
-Use H-Lookup or V-Lookup in a formula.
-Use conditional logic in a formula.
-Use the following conditional logic in a formula: IF(); AND(); OR(); NOT(); IFERROR().
-Format or modify text by using formulas.
-Return a text value in a specific case.
-Convert one column of space-delimited text to multiple columns.
-Display and print formulas.
-Display formulas rather than their values.
-Print formulas.

Presenting Data Visually:
-Create and format charts.
-Create Plotting Charts.
-Create Layouts and Styles.
-Modify charts.
-Move and Size Charts.
-Edit Data Charts.
-Create Chart Elements.
-Apply conditional formatting.
-Insert and modify illustrations.
-Insert Pictures.
-Insert SmartArt Diagrams.
-Insert Shapes.
-Outline data.
-Sort and filter data.
-Sort Data.
-Filter Data.

Collaborating on and Securing Data:
-Manage changes to workbooks.
-Track the Changes made to a Worksheet.
-Work with Comments.
-Protect and share workbooks.
-Insert Passwords.
-Add Workbook Protection.
-Add Worksheet Protection.
-Share a Workbook.
-Prepare workbooks for distribution.
-Manipulate workbook Properties.
-Use Document Inspector.
-Add Permissions.
-Add Digital Signatures.
-Finalize you Workbook.
-Save workbooks.
-Save File Formats.
-Use Compatibility Checker.
-Set print options for printing data, worksheets, and workbooks.
-Print Areas of your Data, Worksheets, and Workbooks.
-Use Page Breaks.
-Add a Worksheet Layout.
-Insert the Header and Footers to your Worksheet.

Creating and Formatting Presentations:
-Create new presentations.
-Begin a Blank Presentations.
-Open different Templates.
-Create and use Outlines.
-Customize slide masters.
-Create Slide Masters.
-Use Different Themes.
-Use Different Backgrounds.
-Add elements to slide masters.
-Insert Layouts.
-Add Content Placeholders.
-Add Custom Elements.
-Create and change presentation elements.
-Change Slide Orientation and Size.
-Add Transitions.
-Arrange slides.
-Add and Delete Slides.
-Rearrange the Order of the Slides.

Creating and Formatting Slide Content:
-Insert and format text boxes.
-Add Text Boxes.
-Change the Size and Position of a Text Box.
-Add and Change the Shape Formatting.
-Change Text Layout.
-Manipulate text.
-Use Basic Editing.
-Add Different Bullets and Numbered Lists.
-Conduct Basic Formatting.
-Add WordArt.
-Add and link existing content to presentations.
-Insert Ready-Made Slides.
-Insert Sounds.
-Insert Movies.
-Add Other Types of Files.
-Add Links to Presentations.
-Apply, customize, modify, and remove animations.
-Insert Built-In Animations.
-Create Custom Animations.

Working with Visual Content:
-Create Smart Art diagrams.
-Create Independent Diagrams.
-Create Diagrams for Bulleted Lists.
-Modify Smart Art diagrams.
-Make Design Changes.
-Make Different Shape Changes.
-Insert illustrations and shapes.
-Insert Pictures.
-Insert Clip Art.
-Add Shapes.
-Modify illustrations.
-Make Picture and Clip Art Formatting.
-Change Shape Formatting.
-Arrange illustrations and other content.
-Change Size and Position.
-Arrange the Stacking Order of a Content.
-Group illustrations, etc.
-Change alignment of illustrations, etc.
-Insert and modify charts.
-Work with Basic Charts.
-Change Chart Elements.
-Add Chart Formatting.
-Insert and modify tables.
-Insert Basic Tables.
-Edit and Format a Table.

Collaborating on and Delivering Presentations:
-Review presentations.
-Make Comments.
-Review comments.
-Discuss Comment Management.
-Protect presentations.
-Make a Digital Signature.
-Add a Password to your Presentation.
-Secure and share presentations.
-Use Document Inspector.
-Set Permissions.
-Compress presentations.
-Make your Finalization.
-Set File Formats.
-Prepare printed materials.
-Make Handouts and Notes.
-Print Handouts and Notes.
-Prepare for and rehearse presentation delivery.
-Prepare Slide Subsets.
-Practice Rehearsals.
-Set up Delivery Preparation.
PowerPoint Objectives: (taken from Exam 77-603:
MCAS: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007)

Excel Objectives: (taken from Exam 77-602:
MCAS: Microsoft Office Excel 2007)
MCAS Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 and MCAS Microsoft Office Excel 2007
Students will complete simulations tests over the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist in PowerPoint:

Students will complete simulations tests over the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist in Excel:

Business Management and Administration Career Cluster: Resources by Subject:
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Microsoft Office Specialist
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Project Administrative Assistant