The Benchmark Series is designed for students to develop a mastery skill level in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Its graduated, three-level instructional approach moves students to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information. Multi-part, projects-based exercises build skill mastery with activities that require independent problem solving, which challenge students to execute strategies they will encounter in today's workplace.
Benchmark Series: Microsoft® Office 2016 is designed for students who want to learn how to use the new version of Microsoft's popular suite to enhance their productivity at school, work, and home. Throughout this text, students are expected to develop and execute strategies for solving information processing and management problems using Word 2016; for solving numeric and mathematical problems using Excel 2016; for organizing, querying, and retrieving data using Access 2016; and for writing, creating, and producing presentations using PowerPoint 2016.