K2's Office 2016 or Office 365 - Make the Right Decision

  • Monday, December 11, 2017

    3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • 2
    Computer Software and Applications

Office 365 burst on the IT landscape amid great fanfare, but many accounting and business professionals are confused by the large array of options available from Microsoft. Should I subscribe to Office 365 or purchase Office 2016? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Office 365? What are the relative costs of using Office 365 versus Office 2016? Can I subscribe to the desktop applications only or must I also accept unneeded cloud services, such as Exchange-based email or SharePoint? With Office 365, must I store all of my data in the cloud? Must all of my staff be on the same version of Office 365? What upgrade fees will my organization face when a new version of Office is released? Get the answers to these and other important questions in this fast paced session designed to make sure that you have all the information necessary to make the decision.


Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate between Office 365 and Office 2016 on the desktop
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of using Office 365
  • List the three basic configurations of Office 365 and describe the scenarios in which each configuration could be used
  • Describe how Office 365 provides organizations greater flexibility in resourcing their staff with necessary IT applications and services


  • Understanding the differences between Office 2016 and Office 365 on the desktop
  • Office 365 advantages and disadvantages and how it fits in your organization
  • Overview of Office 365 plans and determining the right plan for your organization
  • Deploying Office 365 while minimizing costs and providing adequate resources to each staff member
  • Additional Information

    Designed For

    Accounting and IT professionals seeking more thorough knowledge of the Microsoft Office alternatives


    K2 Enterprises

    Advanced Preparation




    Field of Study

    Computer Software and Applications

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