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Are you getting close to claiming your high school diploma? Have your parents and other family members been encouraging you to choose a path of study that will result in a promising career path? Are you thinking that you should apply your natural ability towards technology and select a formal degree program that will surely yield in a successful and promising professional future? Are you anxious to make a selection about which path will be the best for you, but you have found that to be quite a stressful task? If you found that you were nodding your head in agreement to these career related questions, then keep reading below. It will surely make your professional decisions much easier.

First of all, if you haven’t figured this out yet, within the technology industry you will likely need additional trainings even if you have completed a formal degree program. It is much more common for individuals to complete a technology related degree program and to then complete specific training or certification programs that will directly lend themselves to daily work responsibilities. You will also want to keep in mind that it is probable that it will be necessary to complete multiple training programs that will serve to increase your value as an employee; this will also make it more possible for you to climb the ranks of employment within this industry. This will likely be the case no matter what type of technology related degree program that you have completed. However, you should not let this simple fact deter you; most of the certifications that you will think are necessary to complete are generally offered in an online learning format. This fact alone will surely make it more feasible for you to complete, even in conjunction with your work and family schedule. In addition, you can expect your individual training sessions to be set up in a manner that will allow you to complete them in a short period of time. As you pursue a Microsoft Office certification there are two different ways that you can approach this. First, you could complete training programs for each of the Microsoft programs that are a part of the Microsoft Office suite. This would have you receiving training in these areas:

  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Lync
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Microsoft SharePoint Workspace
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Office 365

However, if you are specifically looking to become certified in Microsoft Office 365 then it will likely be in your best interest to complete the video training tutorials. As you become familiar with the basic components of Microsoft Office 365 you will learn how it makes it easy to use email, how to share documents among colleagues, how to set up online meetings and then attend those meetings, how to collaborate on projects, and how to access your favorite Office programs from anywhere. Microsoft Office 365 also has a calendar tool that will coordinate well with the Outlook program or the Outlook Web Application. This tool will allow your friends and colleagues to see the appointments and meetings that you enter in your calendar. You will also have the option to control who can view your calendar, who can make changes to your calendar, and how much of your calendar they can see.

Your training in Microsoft Office 365 will also teach you how to operate as an administrator. The tasks that you perform as an administrator will allow your corporation to run as smoothly as possible. Within this component of your training you will learn how to add users, how to update user information as necessary, how to buy and assign licenses as necessary, how to reset or change passwords for yourself or for others. In addition to sharing your personal calendar you can also share your contacts with your colleagues or friends. This action can be completed through the use of the Outlook software program, through the global address book tool, or by taking contacts from a SharePoint list and synchronizing them with Microsoft Outlook. The Lync portion of your Microsoft Office training is likely to be particularly relevant. For instance, you will learn how to create a Lync to phone connection for Microsoft Office 365. This will allow the individuals who work in your corporation to make and receive phone calls by using a smart phone or laptop. You will also want to be sure that you learn how to configure the Lync to phone tool for unified messaging. This will give individuals the chance to access their voice mail and missed call notifications from the Lync software program or from the Outlook software program