|[January 29, 2013]
lynda.com Releases Microsoft Office 2013 Training
CARPINTERIA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Online learning company lynda.com
has released the first of several Microsoft (News - Alert) 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 lynda.com 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 lynda.com 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 (News - Alert)
collaboration and ribbon customization. The course also takes a look
at individual application enhancements in Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Access, Publisher, OneNote and Outlook.
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
"Microsoft's new release shows how technology and software change
rapidly, and lynda.com is committed to helping people stay up to date,"
said Tanya Staples (News - Alert), vice president of content and production for
lynda.com. "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 lynda.com members with access to the most relevant course
content online. With this effort, lynda.com supports more than two
million members worldwide who have access to its library of
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 lynda.com 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, lynda.com is led by co-founders Lynda Weinman and
Bruce Heavin and president and CEO Eric Robison. Learn more about
lynda.com at www.lynda.com/press
and on Facebook (News - Alert) at www.facebook.com/lynda.
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