We are proud to have experienced instructors in all of the applications of the Microsoft Office™ Suite; for the new to experienced user. Our courses can be both Instructor-led classroom training and virtual live training using a Zoom platform. We ensure all participants walk away with new skills and an enthusiasm to put their new knowledge to the test! We offer Excel courses in all four Western Provinces: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia!

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We are not listing “traditional” course outlines as every training need is different. We do have the basic to advanced outlines available but please contact us so we can help you determine what your exact requirements are. It may be as simple as a traditional course but we want to ensure you are getting the best training possible for your investment and with an experience that you have helped shape.


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Microsoft Excel is a software program produced by Microsoft that allows users to organize, format and calculate data with formulas using a spreadsheet system. Spreadsheets present tables of values arranged in rows and columns that can be manipulated mathematically using both basic and complex arithmetic operations and functions. This software is part of the Microsoft Office suite and is compatible with other applications in the Office suite.
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Microsoft Excel Programming and Data Wrangling with VBA VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) enables you to enhance and extend the capabilities of Microsoft® Excel® and other applications in the Microsoft® Office application suite. You can use VBA to perform tasks that would be difficult or impossible to do using only worksheet functions, and you can automate a wide range of tasks involving the collection, processing, analysis, and visualization of data. This course will give you a good foundation for understanding, creating, and using VBA in your own Excel workbooks, show you how to work with data across different applications, and how to package the macros and functions you create so you can back them up, move them to other computers, and share them with other users.

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Power BI is a business analytics service by Microsoft. It aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end users to create their own reports and dashboards. With Power BI Desktop, you connect to data (usually multiple data sources), shape that data (with queries that build insightful, compelling data models), and use that model to create reports (which others can leverage, build upon, and share). Power Bi is an add-on to your existing Microsoft version.


Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is a programming language that is used throughout Microsoft Power BI, PowerPivot, Power Query and Excel for creating calculated columns, measures, and custom tables. It is a collection of functions, operators, and constants that can be used in a formula, or expression, to calculate and return one or more values.

Excel Dashboard As the name implies, a dashboard gathers multiple data sources, including Excel, into a single interface. That means you can immediately see a detailed overview of your business in one quick glance. Better yet, it reduces the amount of time it takes to compile reports, saving you time.

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Power Pivot is an Excel add-in you can use to perform powerful data analysis and create sophisticated data models. With Power Pivot, you can mash up large volumes of data from various sources, perform information analysis rapidly, and share insights easily.

Microsoft Access is a relational database management system ( RDBMS) developed by Microsoft. It’s part of the Microsoft Office suite, included in the Professional and higher editions or sold separately. Microsoft Access provides a quick and easy way to develop databases and is particularly well suited for individuals and small business.
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Microsoft Project is a set of tools for competent and well-organized project assistance and management. This software tool can be used to assist any sort of project from various lines of work such as construction, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, government, retail, financial services and health care.
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Microsoft 365 is Microsoft’s answer to Google Docs.  It is their online office version.  With regular updates you are always working with the latest version of office and a seamless integration with all your Microsoft products. Please contact sales@westernts.ca to arrange custom training for O365

MS Word is a popular word-processing program used primarily for creating documents such as letters, brochures, learning activities, tests, quizzes and students’ homework assignments. There are many simple but useful features available in Microsoft Word to make it easier for study and work.
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Microsoft PowerPoint is a computer program that allows you to create and show slides to support a presentation. You can combine text, graphics and multi-media content to create professional presentations.

Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing program that can be used to create a variety of publications. Using Publisher, you can easily create business cards, greeting cards, calendars, newsletters and much, much more.

Microsoft SharePoint is a browser-based collaboration and document management platform from Microsoft. It allows groups to set up a centralized, password protected space for document sharing.
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Microsoft Visio is a diagramming and vector graphics application and is part of the Microsoft Office family. Microsoft Visio is a tool that allows you to create professional diagrams and flowcharts

Microsoft OneNote is a program for free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration. It gathers users’ notes, drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries. Notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network.

Microsoft Outlook, or simply Outlook, is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. Primarily an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing. Please contact sales@westernts.ca to arrange custom training as a one-on-one training session.

Microsoft Teams is a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines persistent workplace chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration. This has replaced MS Messenger and Skype.

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Adobe Photoshop

Retouch. Replace. Remix

Use powerful editing tools to make everyday edits or total transformations. Make portraits pop and expressions more expressive. Swap out skies in a click. Remove objects, retouch, and recolor.

Transform photos into fantasy.

With one-click selections, easy masking, virtually unlimited layers, and thousands of brushes, you can quickly create what your camera can’t capture.

Gorgeous graphic design.

Posters, packaging, banners, websites—do it all in Photoshop. Combine photos, graphics, and text to create new images. Select subjects in a click. And play with color and effects to polish any design project.


Adobe Acrobat Pro DC with Fillable Forms

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC with Fillable Forms

You can create interactive forms that other Acrobat or Reader users can fill in and submit. Another option in Acrobat Professional or Pro Extended lets you save a PDF as a simple form where users can type information directly onto the PDF.

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Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media. Create beautiful graphic designs with typography from the world’s top foundries and imagery from Adobe Stock.

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Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard design app that lets you capture your creative vision with shapes, color, effects, and typography. Work across desktop and mobile devices and quickly create beautiful designs that can go anywhere—print, web and apps, video and animations, and more.

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WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that allows you to host and build websites. WordPress contains plugin architecture and a template system, so you can customize any website to fit your business, blog, portfolio, or online store.

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Don’t worry. Just give us a call and we can help. 1-204-837-4776 and we can determine the scope of your need. We offer additional services such as:

Accessibility training for Digital Office Documents in Word and in Acrobat
Desk – side coaching
Proprietary training based on individual need
...just to name a few.