Motion Training
Essential Skills for Microsoft Office Users

Guy Badger (founder of Motion Training) has always been an enthusiastic supporter of self-paced, interactive learning and has designed and written numerous training programs on the use of Microsoft Office. He is currently working full time on developing an exciting range of new tutorials that he believes will not only help people get started with the most popular business software, but turn them into confident users, opening doors to new opportunities in learning and at work.

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Excel 2003 | The Essentials
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If your work calls for Microsoft Excel expertise or if you’re simply interested in learning one of the most powerful Microsoft Office programs - let Motion Training be your guide. Over the course of 11 lessons, you’ll learn: proper use of Excel workbooks, formulas, functions (including AutoFill, AutoSum, and more), cell formatting, chart setup, and printing tips. Each lesson consists of step-by-step instructions and practice .xls spreadsheets.
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Excel 2010 | Intermediate
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Do you feel comfortable with the basics of Microsoft Excel 2010? Want to learn how to do morel? In this comprehensive course from Excel expert Guy Badger with Motion Training, discover essential intermediate-level Excel features and functions! Learn how to save time and energy by making calculations, sorting, filtering, and customizing graphics for better data visualization. Whether it's for personal or business use, the skills you learn in this course will make you an Excel whiz in no time!
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Excel 2010 | The Essentials
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Whether you’re a beginner or have Excel experience, this course will help you master one of the most powerful Microsoft Office programs available. Motion Training covers the fundamental skills you need to become a power user, including: proper spreadsheet set up, workbooks, calculations, formulas, functions (such as AutoFill and AutoSum), cell formatting, and charting. All lessons include .xlsx files so you can follow along for practice. Note that videos show Excel 2010.
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COURSE: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 | The Essentials

Show off your slideshow skills with this tutorial in the basics of PowerPoint! In this beginner lesson from Motion Training, learn to create professional and engaging slideshows. See how to: add slides; create bullet points; write and edit text make custom slide layouts; format your presentation with themes; add images, animate your presentation; and much more. Although this lesson is specific to PowerPoint 2010, the concepts presented here can be applied to any edition of PowerPoint.


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You've learned the basics of navigating Microsoft Office, but how do you create really effective PowerPoint presentations? Motion Training continues his series on PowerPoint 2010 by offering advice on what to take into account when making a good slideshow. See PowerPoint presentation examples, and get a sense of how to tailor your project to your audience and objectives, making your content easy to digest and learning how best to deploy images and graphs.


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Why just say something in a powerpoint presentation when you could say it in style? This lesson from Motion Training’s Microsoft Office PowerPoint series explains how to deal with text boxes and WordArt. Learn how to make use of PowerPoint templates, edit font size and type, create fancy text, add bullet points, and generally add a little pizzaz to the words in your slideshow. This lesson includes handy keyboard shortcuts and clear examples of making a PowerPoint presentation.


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A picture’s worth a thousand words, so why not add some to your PowerPoint presentations? Motion Training continues its series on how to use Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 by introducing you to inserting photos and Clip Art. Learn how to import your own photo or find Microsoft Clip Art. See how to resize, move, and rotate images without distorting them. Make a picture into your slide’s background, or apply a photo effect such as changing the transparency of a picture in your slideshow.


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COURSE: Microsoft Word 2010 | The Essentials

Become a word whiz with this introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 for beginners! This opening overview of a series of lessons on Microsoft Word from Motion Training takes you through the initial basics of navigating Microsoft Word. Learn about typing, correcting errors, using Word’s spell check and autocorrect features, and formatting your text. Find out how to save documents and use and keyword shortcuts, and then move beyond text by inserting tables and pictures into your document.


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Patawaran tells us that “A blank page is no empty space. It is brimming with potential.” Learn how to harness all that potential with this second lesson from Motion Training’s series on Microsoft Word 2010 for beginners. Learn how to create a new document, use Microsoft Word keyboard shortcuts, modify spacing, and cut, copy, and paste text. Then preserve your work by saving and printing! The skills in this Microsoft Word tutorial also can be used for earlier or later versions of Word.


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Learn to navigate Microsoft Word 2010 with grace and ease! In this third lesson from a series of Microsoft Word tutorials, Motion Training teaches you how to open existing documents and how to scroll through the document with a mouse or keyboard. Learn how use spell check to catch spelling and grammar errors, select and delete sections of text, use the undo and redo features, and search a Microsoft Word document for a specific word or phrase.


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