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FREE Office Upgrades
By Richard Rost   Richard Rost on Facebook Richard Rost on Twitter Richard Rost on LinkedIn Email Richard Rost   12/8/2010 3:44:32 AM

In a nutshell: if you purchased any of my older Microsoft Office (2000-2003) courses less than one year before the new updated version was released, you'll get a FREE UPGRADE to an Office 2010 or 2013 course when it is available, if it's not already available.

Here are the details...

The majority of the courses I have available right now are for Microsoft Office 2000-2003. As of right now, I have five Word 2007 courses (will not be upgraded; almost exactly the same), fifteen Excel 2010 courses, and a bunch of Access 2010 and 2013 courses available. I'm currently working on More Excel and Access 2010 Advanced courses, and will follow with some PowerPoint and Outlook basics as well.

Once you get past the basic interface changes, the CORE of these programs (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) are still pretty much the same. Unless you're a complete novice, you should be able to figure out where things are. See this video for information on upgrading with Access 2010/13 lessons.

So if you're looking to learn, for example, how to build a database in Microsoft Access, and you already know the basics of making tables and forms, you should be just fine with my intermediate (200-) and advanced (300-) Access courses.

So here's how the FREE upgrades work:

If you purchased any of my Microsoft Office 2000, 2003, or 2007 courses within the past calendar year, but BEFORE the 2010 version of that class was released, then you will qualify for a FREE upgrade to a 2010/13 lesson, when it's released, if it's not already available.

So, for example, if you purchased Excel 101 (for 2003) less than a year before Excel 2010 Beginner 1 was released, you qualified for a FREE upgrade to when it was released. If you purchased Excel 102, you get a free upgrade to Excel 2010 Beginner 2, and so on. Access 101 upgrades to Access 2010 Beginner Level 1. Access 102 upgrades to Access 2010 Beginner Level 2, and so on. Once again, however, you need to purchase the lessons BEFORE the new ones are released. See below for the complete upgrade chart.

If you want to know the estimated release order for a particular class, check my PRODUCTION SCHEDULE.

Now, the new courses aren't numbered 101, 102, etc. anymore. They were too confusing. People were always trying to figure out what class to take next. So, I've changed it to:

100s = Beginner levels 1, 2, 3
200s = Expert levels 1, 2, 3
300s = Advanced & Developer levels (mixed)

The Basic/Beginner series are roughly equivalent to the 100-series from the old lessons. Expert courses are roughly 200-series. The Advanced and Developer will be a mix of the 300-series (of which, there are only Microsoft Access classes, which will be divided up based on those WITH and those WITHOUT programming).

The FREE upgrade ENDS when the new course is released. So, for example, if you purchase Word 101 right now, you don't qualify for the Word 2007 Basic 1 course because it's already released. But, if you order one of the more 300-level Access courses, you WILL qualify for the DEVELOPER-Level Access 2013 courses when they're released. If you have any questions about what's released, just ask me.

The free upgrade is a DOWNLOAD copy. If you want it sent out to you on CD, you pay only shipping & handling.

Also, I cannot guarantee that the new courses will stay strictly in line with the numbering on the OLD lessons. Word 2007 Basic 1, for example, doesn't cover exactly that Word 101 did. There is some new material, and some old material isn't covered - because of the changes in Office 2007 like the Ribbon and new menus. Access 2010/13 Beginner 1 and 2 are significantly different from the old Access 101 and 102.

I DO NOT GUARANTEE that the material covered in a class is exactly the same as what's covered in the upgrade class that you get. For example, the material that was covered in Access (2003) 101 to 104 was greatly expanded upon in the 2010 lessons and it takes up 9 full lessons. This is why the upgrade chart below shows that Access 201 goes to Access Beginner 5. Access Expert 1 is pretty similar to Access 201, but there's a ton of new material in Access Expert 2, so it's NOT exactly the same as Access 202. Sorry, but as these courses evolve that just happens.

How can you redeem your free upgrade? Once the new course is released, just log on to your account and click on the link that says "Free Upgrades." It's pretty much automatic from there. If you can't figure it out, then contact customer service and we'll take care of it for you.

Any questions? Post 'em here.


UPGRADES FOR ACCESS LESSONS

Beginner / 100-Level
Access 101 > Access 2010 Beginner 1
Access 102 > Access 2010 Beginner 2
Access 103 > Access 2010 Beginner 3
Access 104 > Access 2010 Beginner 4
No upgrades to Access 2010 Beginner 5 to 9

Expert / 200-Level
Access 201 > Access 2010 Expert 1
Access 202 > Access 2010 Expert 2
Access 203 > Access 2010 Expert 3
Access 204 > Access 2013 Expert 4
Access 205 > Access 2013 Expert 5
Access 206 > Access 2013 Expert 6
Access 207 > Access 2013 Expert 7
Access 220 > Access 2013 Expert 8
Access 221 > Access 2013 Expert 9
Access 222 > Access 2013 Expert 10
Access 223 > Access 2013 Expert 11
No upgrades to Access Expert 12 and above

Advanced
No free upgrades to the Advanced series (mostly embedded macros which were not covered in the old series)

Developer / 300-Level
Access 301 > Access 2013 Developer 1
Access 302 > Access 2013 Developer 2
Access 303 > Access 2013 Developer 3
(etc.)


UPGRADES FOR EXCEL LESSONS

Excel 101 > Excel 2010 Beginner 1
Excel 102 > Excel 2010 Beginner 2
Excel 103 > Excel 2010 Beginner 3
Excel 104 > Excel 2010 Beginner 4
Excel 201 > Excel 2010 Beginner 5
Excel 202 > Excel 2010 Expert 1
Excel 220 > Excel 2010 Expert 2
Excel 221 > Excel 2010 Expert 3
Excel 222 > Excel 2010 Expert 4
Excel 223 > Excel 2010 Expert 5
Excel 224 > Excel 2010 Expert 6
Excel 230 > Excel 2010 Expert 7
Excel 231 > Excel 2010 Expert 8
Excel 232 > Excel 2010 Expert 9


UPGRADES FOR WORD LESSONS

Word 101 > Word 2007 Basic 1
Word 102 > Word 2007 Basic 2
Word 103 > Word 2007 Basic 3
Word 201 > Word 2007 Basic 4
Word 202 > Word 2007 Basic 5

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Terry Ray - 6/1/2016
I purchased the CD with lessons 101-301 years ago, I think it was in the XP days, and now am needing to refresh myself on these lessons.  Now I have Windows 10 on my PC and have tried to download the courses.  Of course, to my dismay, it didn't work.  Just wanting to know if mine would qualify for the upgrade?  I sure did like the way you taught it and have a need for it again.  Please let me know what I need to do. Read More...
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Goran - 2/8/2015
thanks for you dear
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I've learned a great deal watching your videos. I've created my own tables, queries, and reports, in just two days.  I'll be tested on Monday for a job.  I hope I do well.  I'm sure, I will. Thanks for the help. Read More...
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Robert B - 11/21/2012
Hello Richard,

First let me apologize if there is a better place than this to ask this 'general skills' question.

I am taking your courses because it seems clear you have designed your courses around your real-world experiences, not simply to pass a skills test. That said, is there an Access course level (Advanced or Expert) where it would be reasonable to expect a student could pass the Microsoft Specialist (MOS) Certification test? Read More...
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