Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Expert (Office 2016)

Demonstrate that you have the advanced skills needed to get the most out of Excel 2016 by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert certification.

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Demonstrate that you have advanced skills in Excel 2016 by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification. As an expert-level candidate for this certification, you have:

  • An advanced understanding of the Excel environment
  • The ability to guide others to the proper use of the program’s features

Skills measured

  • Manage workbook options and settings
  • Apply custom data formats and layouts
  • Create advanced formulas
  • Create advanced charts and tables

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You will have 50 minutes to complete this assessment.

Exam policy

This exam will be proctored, and is not open book. You may have interactive components to complete as part of this exam. To learn more about exam duration and experience, visit: Exam duration and exam experience.

If you fail a certification exam, don’t worry. You can retake it 24 hours after the first attempt. For subsequent retakes, the amount of time varies. For full details, visit: Exam retake policy.

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English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Dutch

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Certification resources

Exam 77-728 skills outline

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