MS Office is one of the most important software packages that you must learn to use to succeed in the modern workplace. It is a collection of applications that allows you to perform various functions, from recording data to creating impactful presentations. We have created a series of courses to help you learn how to use four main applications in the MS Office package: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. This course will take you through the basics of using MS Excel, a spreadsheet application that helps you record and analyze data. It has a number of features that allow you to automate functions such as addition and calculation of averages. This way, you will be able to save time and effort, and perform your work more accurately and efficiently. In this course, you will learn some of the basic functions in MS Excel- from merging cells to inserting charts in your spreadsheet. Learning objectives: – Understand how to use templates in Excel – Learn Excel terminologies such as ribbons, groups, and columns – Understand how each cell is identified – Learn how to enter data in a cell – Understand the meaning and naming of ranges – Learn how to add sheets in a workbook – Learn how to edit the text in a cell (for example, by making it bold) – Learn how to merge cells – Learn the shortcut for sizing columns – Learn the shortcut for generating a simple chart from a table of data – Learn how to customize your chart using the Design and the Format tabs – Learn the shortcut for changing the title of a chart – Learn how to edit the chart in the panel – Understand that images can be inserted in charts
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Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.