Online learning company lynda.com has released the first of several Microsoft Office training courses it will offer this year, coinciding with the Microsoft release of Office 2013 and Office 365.
Here are the first courses timed with the latest release of Office:
• Office 2013 New Features: David Rivers introduces what's new in Office 2013, including a look at cloud integration, Skype collaboration and ribbon customization. The course also takes a look at individual application enhancements in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, OneNote and Outlook.
• Excel 2013 Essential Training: Dennis Taylor teaches Excel 2013 basics, covering formulas, worksheets, charts, PivotTables, macros and formatting. It includes tips to build charts and protect data in shared spreadsheets.
• Word 2013 Essential Training: David Rivers teaches the basics of working with documents in Word 2013, from creating and editing documents to formatting text. The course explains new functionality to edit PDF documents and insert online videos.
• SharePoint Foundation 2013 Essential Training: Gini Courter shows the basics of getting started using SharePoint Foundation 2013 to create a SharePoint site for business collaboration and real-time document sharing.
The company will offer additional Microsoft Office training this year, with a number of courses scheduled to be released in February.