Microsoft office training

Carly Green made this Freedom of Information request to Improvement and Development Agency for local government

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08/07/15
Dear Improvement and Development Agency for local government,
Please could you provide the following information regarding your
Microsoft Office training requirements.

1.Do you have a contract with an external training supplier to
provide you with Microsoft office training i.e. Excel, Word,
Outlook, Access, Project, PowerPoint training? Or are you able to
use any local supplier?
2.If you have a contract, does that contract expire?
3.Which training supplier(s) do you currently use?
4.Which version of Microsoft Office is used at your organisation?
5.Are there any plans to upgrade to the next version of Microsoft
Office? If so, When?
6.How many users of Microsoft Office do you have at your
organisation?
7.Who is the person responsible for your Microsoft Office training
for all staff? Please provide full name, title and contact
information if possible

Yours faithfully,

Carly Green

Info, LGA, Improvement and Development Agency for local government

Dear Carly Green

Ref: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request ENQ-203403-AF9K

28 July 2015

Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA) dated 8 July 2015. You have made this request
of the Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA), however, the work of the
IDeA now falls under the Local Government Association (LGA), so we will
answer your request as though it were made of the LGA. Please note that
the LGA is not subject to the requirement of the FOIA. We do, however,
endeavour to provide information when requested where we are able to do
so.

Request

You have requested “1. Do you have a contract with an external training
supplier to provide you with Microsoft office training i.e. Excel, Word,
Outlook, Access, Project, PowerPoint training? Or are you able to use any
local supplier?
2.If you have a contract, does that contract expire?
3.Which training supplier(s) do you currently use?
4.Which version of Microsoft Office is used at your organisation?
5.Are there any plans to upgrade to the next version of Microsoft Office?
If so, When?
6.How many users of Microsoft Office do you have at your organisation?
7.Who is the person responsible for your Microsoft Office training for all
staff? Please provide full name, title and contact information if
possible”

Response

Please find answers as listed below;

1. We do not have a contract with an external training supplier for
Microsoft Office.
2. NA
3. NA
4. Microsoft Office 2010
5. We are in the process of outsourcing our IT to a third party supplier,
and there is a plan to upgrade to Microsoft Office 365 within that.
6. 339 users currently.
7. We do not have anyone responsible for Microsoft Office training for LGA
staff.

I hope that this helps.

Kind Regards

LGconnect

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