Lynda.com released the following set of online courses for Office for Mac 2011, particularly about the new Outlook for Mac and enhanced tools for working and collaborating across platforms.
- In Excel for Mac 2011 Essential Training covers the ins and outs of Excel for the Mac, including detailed tutorials on managing data, formatting, and Excel formulas and functions. He also demonstrates new features like Sparklines for easy data visualization, enhanced Pivot Table reports, and the ability to automate workbooks with macros.
- In Outlook for Mac 2011 Essential Training offers complete coverage of the long-awaited Entourage replacement, including migrating from other email applications, setting up IMAP, POP, and Exchange accounts, syncing Address Book contacts, and taking advantage of organizational features like Conversation View and My Day.
- In PowerPoint for Mac 2011 Essential Training gives in-depth tutorials on making visually compelling presentations, from using built-in and custom themes and formatting text to adding charts and SmartArt drawings to incorporating animation. The course covers new features like the new Ribbon interface, photo editing within PowerPoint, and the ability to broadcast presentations over the web.
- And in Word for Mac 2011 Essential Training shows how to create documents from start to finish -- how to build outlines, format text and pages, work with headers and footers, use themes and styles, add multimedia, and more. She also shows how to customize and automate Word 2011, including how to record macros.