Lesson 1: Overview of Microsoft (MS) Office and Mouse Basics

Microsoft Office is a set of computer application programs (or apps) that can be used to create a variety of business and office files including documents, spreadsheets, slide show presentations and email.  The applications are created to be user friendly by offering consistency between programs in their appearance and with common commands.

Once you learn one of the MS Office applications, it is easier to learn another because of the consistency.

Three of the most popular MS Office apps include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  MS Word is used to create documents; MS Excel is used to create spreadsheets and MS PowerPoint is used to create slideshow presentations.

In this course, we will be looking at all three of these apps.