New Perspectives Collection, Microsoft® 365® & Office® 2021 Introductory,
1st Edition

Cengage Cengage

ISBN-13: 9780357672082
Copyright 2023 | Published
1032 pages | List Price: USD $225.95

Using a unique in-depth, case-based approach, Cengage's NEW PERSPECTIVES COLLECTION, MICROSOFT® 365® & OFFICE® 2021 INTRODUCTORY prepares you for the Microsoft® Office® Specialist (MOS) certification exam -- and success in your future career. As you apply Microsoft® Office® skills to real-world business scenarios based on Burning Glass market insights, you will sharpen your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Professional tips and insights incorporated throughout provide context and relevancy to real-world practice, while ProSkills Boxes help strengthen your employability skills, including written and verbal communication. Updated coverage of Microsoft® 365® features and enhanced support for Mac users are also included. In addition, MindTap and up-to-date SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) online resources provide interactive study tools to help maximize your study time -- and results.


Module 1: Creating and Editing a Document: Writing a Business Letter and Formatting a Flyer.
Module 2: Navigating and Formatting a Document: Editing an Academic Document.
Module 3: Creating Tables and a Multipage Report: Writing a Recommendation.
Module 4: Enhancing Page Layout and Design: Creating a Newsletter.
Module 1: Getting Started with Excel: Tracking Miscellaneous Expenses for a Conference.
Module 2: Formatting Workbook Text and Data: Creating a Sales Report.
Module 3: Performing Calculations with Formulas and Functions: Staffing a Call Center.
Module 4: Analyzing and Charting Financial Data: Preparing an Investment Report.
Module 1: Creating a Database: Tracking Patient, Visit, and Billing Data.
Module 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships: Creating the Billing and Patient Tables.
Module 3: Maintaining and Querying a Database: Updating and Retrieving Information.
Module 4: Creating Forms and Reports: Using Forms and Reports to Display Patient and Visit Data.
Module 1: Creating a Presentation: Presenting Information about an Insurance Company.
Module 2: Adding Media and Special Effects: Using Media in a Presentation for a Veterinary Hospital.

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  • Microsoft® Teams® coverage is now expanded to include five digital modules available in MindTap, authored by Corinne Hoisington.

  • Thoroughly updated coverage reflects Microsoft® 365® and Office® 2021 features including the new modern commenting experience that enables the user to display comments in contextual view or in the Comments pane. Other feature updates include the immersive reader in Word, XLOOKUP, PowerBI and the analyze data button in Excel, along with Microsoft's updated search feature and backstage view.

  • Introductory Textbook Projects have been redesigned to ensure successful completion by Mac users.

  • New Embracing Change modules in MindTap help students successfully navigate through Microsoft® 365's continual software changes. Each module includes accessibility features, application-specific tips, a Microsoft® ribbon and toolbar visual overview, plus review and discussion questions.

  • Using a case-based pedagogy built around realistic business scenarios, the NEW PERSPECTIVES COLLECTION's signature critical-thinking, problem-solving approach is the ideal way to prepare students to transcend point-and-click skills and take advantage of all that Microsoft® 365® has to offer.

  • Part of the NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT® 365® COLLECTION, this title provides access to a complete digital library of content spanning computer concepts, operating systems (for Windows and Mac) and the Microsoft® Office® Suite -- all for one price including low-cost rental options. Learn more about Cengage Unlimited at

  • Helping learners maximize their study time, Module Learning Objectives are mapped to the Microsoft® Office® Specialist (MOS) exam. Users of MindTap Collections and SAM also have access to exam preparation materials and the option to purchase a discounted MOS exam voucher.

  • By carefully examining the context for their projects, students understand the "why" behind each step in the process, which increases their motivation to learn.

  • ProSkills Boxes help students strengthen their employability skills, including written and verbal communication, problem-solving, decision-making and teamwork.

  • Trouble call-outs offer practical tips and insight to help readers avoid common errors.

  • "TROUBLE ELEMENTS" offer troubleshooting advice and information to help readers avoid common errors.

  • "TROUBLE ELEMENTS" offer troubleshooting advice and information to help readers avoid common errors.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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