Online Microsoft Office 2013 Training

Why ICS Canada?

  • DEAC Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

Program Overview

ICS Canada’s Microsoft® Office 2013 Certificate Training Program can help you improve your computer application skills in a variety of office work environments.¹ You’ll learn how to use Microsoft® Word,™ Excel,® and PowerPoint,® as well as how to integrate Microsoft® Office applications.

Your program includes projects that give you the chance to get hands-on practice using Office applications. You learn at home on your own time, and at a pace that’s right for you. And, you can complete this program in just three months!

Curriculum Details

Program Goal and Outcomes

Program Goal

To provide detailed instruction to students about how to use the Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as how to integrate Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the fundamental skills needed to use the MS Word word-processing application
  • Create new Word documents, edit and format existing Word documents, add graphics and tables to Word documents, and merge Word documents
  • Demonstrate the fundamental skills needed to use the MS Excel spreadsheet application
  • Skillfully use the basic elements of Excel, create and use simple and complex formulas and functions, incorporate useful charts and graphs, add, delete, sort, and lay out table data
  • Demonstrate the fundamental skills needed to use MS PowerPoint presentation application
  • Explain the basic elements and fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint, insert objects and finish a presentation, work with PowerPoint tools, tables, and charts, apply Slide Master, shapes, and effects, and insert hyperlinks, illustration objects, and media clips
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to integrate an Excel spreadsheet into a Word document
  • Identify the tools used to integrate Word and Excel files, embed an Excel worksheet into a Word document, embed an Excel chart or graph into a Word document, explain the difference between object linking and embedding, describe the procedure for linking an object to a Word document, develop a form letter with form fields, and merge a database with a form letter
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to integrate a Word document and table, and Excel chart with a PowerPoint Presentation
  • Identify the tools used to integrate Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, create PowerPoint presentations, place and manipulate clip art in a PowerPoint slide, work with themes and templates, add notes to a PowerPoint slide show, set the slide transitions for a PowerPoint slide show, embed and link Word and Excel material in PowerPoint presentations

Courses and Lessons

CSC035 Word 2013
  • Lesson 4 - Microsoft® Word 2013
  • Lesson 5 - Microsoft® Word Graded Project
CSC040 Excel® 2013
  • Lesson 6 - Microsoft® Excel® 2013
  • Lesson 7 - Microsoft® Excel® Graded Project
CSC045 PowerPoint® 2013
  • Lesson 8 - Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013
  • Lesson 9 - Microsoft® PowerPoint® Graded Project
CSC050 Integrating MS Office Applications
  • Lesson 10 - Integrated Project for Presentations
  • Lesson 11 - Graded Project: Integrating Word with Excel®
  • Lesson 12 - Integrating Word with Excel®
  • Lesson 13 - Graded Project: Integrating Projects for Presentations

Computer Specifications
As you know this is an online academic program. This means you will need high-speed internet access to begin your program. In addition, you will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows® 7 or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running OS X® or later, an email account, and Microsoft® Office 2013 to participate in and complete your program.

We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.
Microsoft, Windows, PowerPoint, and Excel are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.
IBM is a trademark of IBM Corporation registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.
Pentium is a trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries registered in the United States and other countries.

Sample Lesson

To view a Microsoft® Office 2013 sample lesson, click here.

Microsoft® Office 2013 Training Details

In the ICS Canada Microsoft® Office 2013 training program, you will gain a working knowledge of the following programs:

  • Excel®
  • Word™
  • PowerPoint®
  • Integrating MS Office Applications
Online MS Office training

You can improve your skills in Microsoft® Office 2013 to help you take the next step for your career. Here are a few qualities that effective PC users have in common:

  • Analytical: It’s important to have a sharp eye and check things twice.
  • Problem solving: You enjoy crunching numbers and critically thinking to solve a problem.
  • Detail oriented: You make decisions and finish work on your own.

"I chose to further my education and accounting knowledge with ICS Canada while working as an accounting clerk, which allowed me to move up within the company at which I am currently working. Studying with ICS Canada was a great experience, and the instructors were very helpful when it came to resolving any issues I had while studying."

- Sean S., ICS Canada graduate

"I have taken three diploma courses with ICS Canada. It has been very rewarding and challenging. I love to increase my knowledge level and share experiences. ICS Canada is great. Enrol! The contact with them is always very pleasant. You feel like a part of the ICS team."

- Connie K., ICS Canada graduate

Your program includes:

  • Customized payment plans with 0% interest
  • Learning aids
  • Instructional support from our experienced faculty
  • Your personalized online student homepage and learning portal
  • Exclusive access to ICS Canada’s Student and Alumni Facebook Group
  • Additional resources such as our online library and career guidance from Career Cruising

What will I get when I finish this certificate program?

When you complete the Microsoft® Office 2013 Certificate Program, you will receive a certificate of completion from ICS Canada.

More FAQs >

¹ The completion of a certificate-level program does not typically qualify a student for employment. Completion of this program may assist students who have previous academic or work related experience to improve their chances for promotion or entry-level employment.