Training and Speaking Services

Melissa offers live and online training & speaking services for the following topic areas:

  • Microsoft Office all versions and skill levels except as otherwise noted below:
    • Excel
    • Word
    • PowerPoint
    • Outlook
    • OneNote
    • SharePoint (2010 and 2013, online and on prem)
    • Project (Intro/Interm)
    • Access (Intro/Interm)
  • Presentation Skills & Public Speaking
  • Finance & Accounting for Non-Finance Professionals

Suggested Software Topics

What you don’t know about Word is wasting your time!

The best tips you never knew to navigate at light speed, reduce repetitive typing, and why you MUST know about styles!

Tackling the Monster Document in Word

Tools to help you structure and manage complex documents. Session includes tools to manage multiple content types, multiple authors, master documents and structural elements.

Tips, Tricks and Timesavers for the Admin Pro – Microsoft Outlook

An overview of several of the best timesaving tips in Outlook email, calendars, and tasks

Taming the Wild Inbox in Microsoft Outlook

Tools to clean up Outlook Inbox and strategies to keep it that way. Intermediate or advanced audience.

Project Management with Outlook Tasks

Very specific process to create project task lists in Outlook. Includes a method to store “templates” of projects to use over and over. Intermediate or advanced audience.

Demystifying Excel Pivot Tables

Finally! Understand how and why to use Pivot tables to create complex reports or just answer simple questions. Tips and tricks to get your Pivot Tables to do the hard work for you.

Demystifying Excel Formulas

The training that no one got on Excel formulas before they started using them. The program moves rapidly from the basics up through If, SumIf and VLookUp functions.

Advanced Topics in Excel

From advanced formulas and functions to PowerPivot, Melissa can create a customized program that will bring the skills of even your most savvy users up a level or two.

Fast and Fabulous PowerPoint Presentations

Learn the fastest way to create PowerPoint Presentation. This process will shave hours of your most grueling presentation project. Then, learn how to user SmartArt, Slide Masters and Animation to make your presentation dynamic, interactive and successful.

Project Management & Collaboration in OneNote

Learn about this fascinating and versatile tool in the Office suite. It is the perfect solution for event planning, travel management, research, and more.

Getting the most out of SharePoint

So, you got SharePoint. Now, what? This very powerful platform can get out of hand quickly without a strategic approach that addresses your specific business. Learn how to create sites that engage, inform, and support your team.

Demystifying Microsoft Project

This very powerful and robust Microsoft tool can seem overwhelming. Learn the ins and outs of setting your project up for success with this powerful application.