MOS Microsoft Excel 2013 Expert Part 1

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Course Description

In today’s competitive economic climate, having certifications that validate one’s skills are essential to “set yourself apart from the pack” in the marketplace. Having Microsoft certifications not only increase one’s marketability but also validates an employee’s skills and experience to a potential employer.

The Excel 2013 Expert exam 1 is first part for the two part exam. This exam assesses candidates advanced understanding of the Microsoft Excel 2013 environment. Candidates should be able to create, manage, and distribute professional spreadsheets for a variety of specialized purposes and situations, as well as customise their Excel environment to meet needs and enhance productivity. Workbook examples include custom business templates, multiple axis financial charts, amortisation tables, and inventory schedules. Candidate roles might include accountants, financial analysts, data analysts, commercial bankers, and others.

About this Home Study Course

The MOS: Excel 2013 is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 77-427.

Professionals should be able to create, manage, and distribute professional spreadsheets for a variety of specialized purposes and situations, as well as customize their Excel environment to meet needs and enhance productivity. They should know and demonstrate the use of advanced and specialised features within the application.

Skills Measured

Managing and Sharing Workbooks
Applying Custom Formats and Layouts
Creating Advanced Formulas
Creating Advanced Charts and Tables

Included with this course

Expert Instructor-Led Training

uCertify uses the content from the finest publishers and only the IT industry’s finest instructors. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can study at your own pace. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

Interactive Exercises

Our courseware includes include real world, interactive exercises. uCertify always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

Exercises, Quizzes & Flashcards

Exercises, quizzes and flashcards prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes, flashcards and exercises after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course.

Practice Test Sets

Courses also include full length practice test sets designed to test your knowledge under real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

Award Winning Learning Platform (LMS)

uCertify has developed an award winning, highly interactive yet simple to use platform. uCertify understands that it is critical to help student focus on learning the subject and not learning the LMS. uCertify helps student retain and recall the knowledge by teaching students using interactive exercises. Features such as actionable analytics and study planner help in keeping students focused.


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Career Prospects

he Microsoft Office Specialist(MOS): Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Expert certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

Information Workers
Office Professionals
Financial Analysts
Data Analysts
Commercial Bankers
Program/Project Managers
Sales Professionals

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Frequently Asked Questions

What certificate do I earn on passing the 77-421 exams?

If you pass Microsoft's 77-421 exam you will get credit towards the following certifications:
MOS: Microsoft Office Specialist
Microsoft Office

What will be required?

You will not need any previous knowledge for this exam, however students will require their own version of Microsoft Word 2013 to complete this course.

What is the exam registration fee?

The exam fee is £65.00, however please note exam centre's will usually charge an additional proctoring fee of approximately £20.00 for sitting exams.

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?

The Microsoft 77-421 exam is administered by Certiport at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.

What is the format of the exam?

The exam consists of multiple-choice single answer, extended matching and drag-and-drop. The 77-421 exam is conducted in a live or simulated environment.

How many questions are asked on the exam?

The exam contains 40-60 questions.

What is the duration of the exam?

90 minutes

What is the passing score?

700 (on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 77-421 examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

Retake vouchers can only be used to retake the same exam that was failed.
All vouchers must be used prior to their expiration dates, without exception.
Retake vouchers must be used within 30 days of the initial failed exam.
There is no waiting period for retaking a failed MOS exam.

What is the validity of the certification?

Microsoft Office Specialist has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click here for more information.

Where can I find more information about this exam?

To know more about the 77-421 exam, click here.


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