If your job so requires, you only need to learn the basics of computers.
These involve learning to:
Use start menu
Change keyboard language
View system information
Install a printer
Understand file extensions
Open & create folders
Cut, copy and paste
Microsoft Access 2010 - Understanding of the basic functions of MS Access 2010 includes
knowing how to use the backstage view, password protecting the database, bound and unbound controls,
create a basic form, understand query and check spellings.
For a more advanced user, learning of controls such as setting fields for indexing,
restoring database from backup and handling a run-time error are essential.
Microsoft Excel 2013 - Understand and use MS Excel by
learning how to use the recent list and auto fill, check spellings,
copy a formula with an absolute reference, use average, create a quick analysis chart and more.
Advanced understanding of Excel involves inserting SmartArt and recommended charts, changing security,
adding macros to quick access toolbar and recording macros.
Microsoft OneNote 2010 - Beginners in OneNote learn to use the Ribbon interface,
create a new notebook, add sub-pages, use templates, use handwritten text option, create tables, insert pictures, and so on.
For advanced users, topics including the use of navigation bar, inserting equations,
setting up a default template, using drawing and pen toolbar, are included in the learning.
Microsoft Outlook 2013 - Basic learning in Outlook includes attaching a file,
printing a message, adding a search folder, renaming and deleting folders,
addressing an email, editing an appointment and previewing messages.
Advanced users learn about styles and themes, formatting fonts, adding voting buttons,
assigning a task, modifying RSS feed, filtering junk and phishing.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 - Essential understanding of PowerPoint involves adding slides,
formatting fonts, resizing and inserting a picture, adding text to placeholder, using the recent list, and more.
Advanced knowledge of PowerPoint includes adding effects to text, using drawing tools, adding shapes to SmartArt,
adding a sound clip, formatting tables and records, and using the mini translator.
Microsoft Project 2010 - Introductory understanding of MS Project includes creating a blank project,
sorting tasks, knowing terms for understanding tasks, creating recurring tasks, updating a project,
creating a baseline and creating summary tasks.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 - Basic knowledge of Publisher is about learning how to use the pages pane;
steps to add pictures; add page parts; insert a blank page; swap pictures; change font colour; and use cut, copy & paste.
Advanced learning includes changing the template, using typography, adding shape effects, layering objects,
grouping & ungrouping objects, and using WordArt tools.
Microsoft Visio 2010 - Advanced users of Visio know how to create calendars,
map, marketing diagrams, cause & effect diagrams, Gantt Charts and PERT charts.
They can also perform tasks such as add shapes to the stencil, and move frequently used shapes to quick shapes area.
Microsoft Word 2013 - Basic learning of MS Word involves the use of recent list,
inserting a symbol, applying a style, changing page orientation, adding headers,
knowing basic text effects and changing font colour.
Advanced learning includes using the phonetic guide, inserting SmartArt and artistic effects,
adding borders to a picture and page, and using SmartArt layouts and style options.