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Microsoft 365- work it like a pro!

Does formatting your documents in Word give you a headache? Could your PowerPoint presentations look more professional? Perhaps you wonder if you’re using Excel in the most effective way?

If you feel less than positive about your Microsoft 365 skills, then a visit to our Microsoft 365 Courses web page will set you on the right track to academic success and workplace fulfilment!

Get started with our recommended Microsoft 365 beginner courses  

Begin a Microsoft Office training course today

OneDrive, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams are just some of the apps available with Microsoft 365. So, focus on the tool that you need right now and develop a stronger understanding of its features with our recommended beginner courses, which are available via the brilliant LinkedIn Learning online training platform.

You can enjoy a more interactive experience by downloading course exercise files so that you can work alongside the instructor. When you complete a course you can evidence your learning with a certificate. Great for adding to your CV and sharing on your social media platforms.

An example of a LinkedIn Learning course

Flexibility for how and when you learn 

You can complete an entire course in one sitting, or you can develop your new skills in short bursts if that suits you better, as the courses are divided into short videos. Maybe there is a particular topic you need to focus on? Use the Contents list to jump straight to it.

Learn in your own time and at your own pace, but if you work better with a little encouragement then you can set yourself a weekly goal so that you get a timely reminder to continue with your learning.

How to sign into LinkedIn Learning as a new user 

If it’s your first time for signing into the LinkedIn Learning, then make sure you watch our video, How to access LinkedIn Learning at the University of Salford, to ensure your FREE access, and to download its brilliant mobile app.

It’s not just about software training… There’s something for everyone on LinkedIn Learning, so use its Browse or Search feature to acquire new knowledge and skills across its huge range of courses.

Want to challenge yourself further? 

It’s ‘Essential’ range of Microsoft 365 training courses are mapped to the exam objectives of the globally recognised Microsoft Office Specialist certification programme, You can add IT qualifications to your CV, and really take it to the next level!

It’s a win-win situation!

Developing your digital skills can improve your academic performance and boost your employability skills too. It can better prepare you for today’s workplace, where baseline digital skills such as Microsoft Office are commonly required in jobs across all skills levels. So, don’t put it off. Activate your LinkedIn Learning account today and discover for yourself its wealth of training courses.

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