Online Professional Skills Development Trainings
Since 1983, The Next Step, Inc. (TNSI) has offered various initiatives and skills development programs to assist socially and economically disadvantaged Texans. These programs develop skills essential for daily living, career transition, and workforce reentry. Participants must be 18+ and live in the United States.
Microsoft Office Basics
Length: 10 days
Group Coaching Sessions: (Central Standard Time) 8:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 5:30 pm
Cost: Online $80, Hybrid $120, (or) request financial assistance
Microsoft Office Basics introduces Word and Excel while strengthening emotional intelligence skills essential in any office environment (remote, in-office, or hybrid). Participants will learn by creating a resume, job search spreadsheet, and action plan to address work challenges.
After this program, participants will be able to perform these basic business tasks in Word and Excel:
Create new documents and spreadsheets
Format pages and text
Sort and filter data in a spreadsheet
Apply AutoSum and write a formula
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Short & Sweet
We believe participants learn best by doing. That is why our programs deliver bite-sized lessons that end with a small, hands-on project.
We offer online and hybrid sessions:
Online sessions are 100% online.
Hybrid sessions require one in-person class weekly and all other learning activities online.
We are committed to your learning. That is why group coaching events are offered on video chat twice a week at different times during the day.
Participants will need the following to benefit from instruction fully:
Basic computer operating skills and ability to use the internet.
Commitment to participate in one coaching session per week. *Online sessions require two per week.*
Personal device (tablet or computer) with a video camera and active internet access.
Need a computer and low-cost internet?
We have partnered with PCs for People to connect qualifying individuals with quality refurbished desktops, laptops, and internet service. Visit tnsi.pcsrefurbished.com to see available products and prices.
"I found it very easy to accomplish each assignment from day to day."
"He [the coach] was very supportive as my time is quite limited. Thank you for your great support, very good job."
"Gave me more confidence and abilities to complete my work efficiently."