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Windows 8 and Microsoft Office: A Hands-On Approach - KN (WMOPM415)
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During this four-hour course, you will be presented with a true-to-life user experience that takes you through common work-related scenarios. You'll work directly on laptops pre-loaded with Windows 8 and Microsoft Office to learn how to put this powerful pair of tools to work the right way in your organization.

3/26/2015
When: 03/26/2015
1:00 PM until 4:30 PM
Where: LCPA - Kenner Training Facility
2400 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Ste 500
Kenner, Louisiana  70062
United States
Presenter: Val Steed


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Registration Fees
Members $149
Non-members $199

CPE: 4 Hours
Level: Basic
Vendor: K2 Enteprises/Microsoft
Category: Specialized Knowledge Prerequisites: None
Advance prep: None

Who should attend: Accounting and financial professionals who are interested in using Windows 8 and Microsoft Office to work more efficiently and effectively.

Note: This is a live, hands-on course with laptops and other technologies provided.
Win Office 2013 Professional!
One person in each course will walk away with a full Office 2013 license.

Windows 8 and Microsoft Office offer businesses of all sizes unique opportunities to improve efficiency, enhance collaboration, and work with seemingly endless volumes of data more efficiently and effectively than ever. In this unique hands-on course, you will take charge of laptops pre-loaded with Windows 8 and Microsoft Office to learn how to put this powerful pair of tools to work the right way in your organization.

During this four-hour course, you will be presented with a true-to-life user experience that takes you through common work-related scenarios such as being productive while mobile, using social networking to get work done, and connecting in real time with coworkers and customers. The course provides you a first-hand look at the fast and fluid experience of Windows 8 and the exciting features of the new Office across a variety of devices, including tablets, PCs, and smartphones.

Course Features

  • Limited seating (10) per session
  • Live hands-on lab provided by Microsoft
  • Touch enabled device with Windows 8 and Office 2013
  • Each attendee will have their own laptop
  • Taught by Val Steed, an award-winning technology instructor, Windows user, and CPA
  • Office 2013 features for accountants

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and work with ten key business-related features in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, such as Boot to Desktop, Internet Explorer 11, Workplace Join, and Device Encryption
  • Create an upgrade strategy to migrate to Windows 8
  • Describe the advantages of subscribing to Office 365 as a means for obtaining Microsoft Office licenses
  • List and implement key new and improved features in Microsoft Office designed to enhance business productivity and efficiency
  • Discuss how to use the combination of Windows 8 and Microsoft Office to work from anywhere, at any time, on any device

Meet the Speaker

Val Steed graduated from Utah State University where he received both his Bachelors of Science (BS) in Accounting and his Masters of Accounting (MA).After college, Val worked for Deloitte Haskins and Sells of Salt Lake City, Utah, and then with Hansen, Steed, Bradshaw & Malmrose P.C. of Salt Lake City. Val was with Hansen, Steed, Bradshaw & Malmrose P.C. for eleven years and was a shareholder for six years before leaving to start K2 Enterprises. Currently, Val is the CEO of K2 Enterprises which is a national technology training and consulting organization. He has twelve years experience in public practice and has been involved with information systems and the accounting technology industry since 1984. View complete bio

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