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Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2017

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2017

The New Year is often a time when many businesses and their employees begin to think about ways to introduce formal learning solutions into their development plans. New Horizons offers a large selection of courses to help students further their knowledge and proficiency of software and other areas of technology. 

In 2017 we provided almost 14,000 classes to students in all formats, including: Private Group Training, Instructor Led Training (ILT), and Online LIVE classes (OLL).

How to Use VLOOKUP in Microsoft Excel

How to Use VLOOKUP in Microsoft Excel

How often does this situation happen to you? You have 2 spreadsheets full of data and they need to be combined into one. What makes it even more difficult is that both tables are not organized in the same way, leaving you with data all over the place. There's an easy way to fix this.

How To Customize Grammar Settings in Microsoft Word

How To Customize Grammar Settings in Microsoft Word

Auto-Correct is a modern marvel that many people use without even knowing it. Combined with spellcheck, lessons on knowing proper grammar have become less frequent. Computers now make those corrections for us. However, our tech is only so smart and sometimes it does not understand phrasing and names that are common in some industries. Speaking specifically for the tech industry, try writing any kind of guide or case study in Microsoft Word without getting that red edit line somewhere.

How to Create Pivot Tables in Excel

How to Create a Pivot Table in Excel

Pivot Tables can be used to create comprehensive tables of information, even combining two to compile data. They help you create better charts, graphics and tables, as well as make it easier to export to other applications within Office. Pivot tables are a quick way to help up presentations and keep data organized. Utilize them with other tips to make your Excel experience better.

How to Use Outlook Add-Ins: Starbucks

How to Use Outlook Add-Ins: Starbucks

Outlook is the Microsoft powerhouse when it comes to email. Used mainly by businesses and heavily focused in practicality, Outlook works hard to create ease of use. It can also organize your calendar and integrate with Skype for Business to let you immediately schedule calls. Like many other great products of Microsoft, the new Office 365 version of Outlook has plenty of add-in features to make your business schedule more enjoyable. One of these latest features: schedule meetings at Starbucks, all from within Outlook.

Which Microsoft Learning Method Should I Choose?

Which Microsoft Learning Method Should I Choose?

Microsoft is one of the leading names in technology and works hard to provide products to further businesses and everyday life. New Horizons is a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner, meaning there are many options to get Microsoft training and certifications through various courses. Traditional Instructor Led classes are available, but many additional learning modalities are offered to give a more accommodating way to get the training needed.

Here is a look at four distinct Microsoft learning methods for end users, as well as for IT professionals. We will leave it up to you as to decide which is the best option for you and the needs of your business. 

9 Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word

9 Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word

Key commands have always been a part of my work day. I love knowing how to shave off a mere 1 or 2 steps in any process. With everyone wanting everything yesterday, you have to move quickly – get to the finished product without sacrificing design. Keeping up isn’t that difficult when you add some basic key commands to your routine.

How To Utilize the Collaboration Tools in Office 365

How To Utilize the Collaboration Tools in Office 365

Office 365, a Cloud-based version of Microsoft Office, can offer businesses several advantages. With Office 365, email, calendar, and contacts are all synchronized to work together, and employees can have access to the applications they use most, like Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word in the Cloud, which means they can work from anywhere-anytime. Plus, they can collaborate with their coworkers in ways that will help greatly improve your workflows. Sounds great, doesn't it?

The Rise of On-Demand Learning

The Rise of On-Demand Learning

Over the past several years, on-demand learning solutions have not only evolved but have also witnessed incredible changes in the way they are adopted. According to The Top eLearning Statistics And Facts For 2015 You Need To Know, nearly 42% of global Fortune 500 companies apply some kind of technology to help provide employees with more organized learning sessions, and it is expected that the figure will rise steadily in future.

Key Benefits of the Microsoft Access Database

Key Benefits of the Microsoft Access Database

A spreadsheet program like Microsoft Excel is a terrific tool for maintaining and calculating small sets of information. Excel is easy to understand and easy to use. You can sort, filter and format the data quickly and easily. But spreadsheets are not ideal for handling hundreds of records when creating an important file for a client, a contact or an executive. It’s very easy to make errors in a spreadsheet, which then makes analysis, summing and reporting very challenging.