Microsoft Office Suite and Other Software Application Courses

Employee development and performance

These Software Application training courses are available to fulltime faculty and staff through Employee Development and Performance. Click here for a printable Computer Skills and Instructional Technology Resource Guide. These workshops are designed to help you make the most of our new computer technology and software used in the conduct of your job here at the University. The sessions are outcome oriented, taught by professionals, and allow participants to apply their new skills immediately in the classroom environment. Software courses should be taken in increasing levels by individual class participants to ensure they have successfully completed all the prerequisites for the next higher level of course. This also ensures that the course content and training activities match the group’s skill level for the class.

Registration: Register online at My Learning Connection.

Cancellation: Please cancel online through My Learning Connection at least 2 business days prior to the scheduled class so that we may accommodate employees who are on the wait list. If you have questions about the different levels (Essentials, Intermediate, and Advanced) or need assistance, please contact our office at HRLearning@MissouriState.eduor by calling X65779/64592 for assistance.

Essentials, intermediate, and advanced level classes are offered for the following software applications

Please check My Learning Connection for current class offerings.

Microsoft Office 2010Adobe CS4Half-Day Classes

New Features






Acrobat 9



Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Forms

Computer File Management

Email Management

Excel - Database Management, Clear and Precise Charts, and Print Options

OneNote Overview

Windows 7 New Features

Get to know our instructors


For classes held in Cheek Hall

  • Parking is available for those with commuter parking passes in Bear Park South or Bear Park North.
  • You may also choose to utilize the University’s shuttle system. The Red and Maroon routes stop at Carrington Hall. The Blue, Green, Orange, Purple, and Maroon routes have stops at Plaster Student Union. Both Carrington Hall and Plaster Student Union are within walking distance of Cheek Hall.

For classes held in Duane G. Meyer Library

  • Parking is available for those with commuter parking passes in Bear Park South.
  • You may also choose to utilize the University’s shuttle system. The Red, Orange, and Maroon routes have stops at the Bear Park South which is within walking distance of the library.

Please refer to the shuttle map at and the parking map at for more information.

Lunch: Classes are structured to allow an hour break for lunch and smaller breaks throughout the day. There are several areas for dining on campus, including the food court and Union Club located in Plaster Student Union. Starbucks Coffee is also located in the Duane G. Meyer Library lobby.

Please check My Learning Connection for the current class offerings.