Releases Microsoft Office 2013 Training Releases Microsoft Office 2013 Training

   Coinciding with the Release of Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365, the
  Online Education Leader Releases New Excel, Word and SharePoint Courses to
                    Help Members Keep their Skills Current

Business Wire

CARPINTERIA, Calif. -- January 29, 2013

Online learning company 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.

Courses covering popular Microsoft programs like Excel, Word and Outlook have
been some of the most requested by members. The company offers more
than 175 Microsoft courses, providing training for the widely used Office
applications and Windows 8, as well as more advanced Microsoft applications
for developers. It also offers training on the new subscription model
Microsoft is introducing with its release of Office 365, covered in the course
Up and Running with Office Web Apps taught by Curt Frye.

Whether using the subscription model with Office 365, or the traditional suite
of products with Office 2013, the new courses cover instruction for
both. 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.

“Microsoft’s new release shows how technology and software change rapidly, and is committed to helping people stay up to date,” said Tanya Staples,
vice president of content and production for “Our courses give
professionals the opportunity to deepen their understanding and develop the
skills they need to get ahead in their careers or grow their businesses."

The company will offer additional Microsoft Office training this year, with a
number of courses scheduled to be released in February. The timely release of
these courses demonstrates the company’s mission to provide members
with access to the most relevant course content online. With this effort, supports more than two million members worldwide who have access to
its library of instructional videos.

About is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software,
technology, creative and business skills to achieve their personal and
professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government
subscriptions, more than two million people have access to the video
library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts
and filmed at the company’s 12-acre, state-of-the-art campus in Carpinteria,
California. Founded in 1995 and incorporated in 1997, is led by
co-founders Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin and president and CEO Eric Robison.
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