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Lakeland, FL 33803

Phone: 863-499-2700
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Course Content

 Short-term Computer Classes

Introduction to Personal Computers

Prerequisites: None
This hands-on course is designed for the novice and will provide the participant with a solid foundation in Computer Concepts and Internet skills.

Topics Include:

  • Basic Computer Concepts
  • Controlling the Program Windows (windows 7)
  • Starting Applications
  • Working with the Taskbar
  • Multitasking and Managing files
  • Working with the Internet
  • Understanding the Cloud (storing files and sharing online) and more….

Microsoft Windows 10

Prerequisite: Introduction to Personal Computers
This hands-on course will show you the features of Windows 10. With Windows 10 you will be able to better manage your time by using new and more efficient tools and applications.

Topics Include:

  • Navigating Windows
  • Customizing the Start Menu and Pinning Applications
  • Navigate and Change Control Panel Items
  • Use Gadgets, Themes, Sticky Notes, and Snipping Tools
  • Understand Libraries
  • Windows Key Shortcuts
  • Share Files
  • Use Location Aware Printing
  • Troubleshoot Program Compatibility
  • Understand System Restore and Startup Repair

 

Microsoft Word 2013 – Level 1

Prerequisites: Basic Windows skills. Participants will learn the basic features of Word 2013.

Topics Include:

  • Understanding the Interface (Ribbon, Status Bar, and Backstage View)
  • Create and Save Documents
  • Insert and Work with Text, Symbols, and Numbers
  • Perform Basic Editing Tasks
  • Formatting Text and Paragraphs (Spacing, Alignment, Indents, Tabs, and Bulleting
  • Use Styles and Themes
  • Format the Page
  • Share Files and more….

Microsoft Word 2013 – Level 2

Prerequisites: Basic Windows and Microsoft Word skills. Participants will learn advanced features of Word 2013.

Topics Include:

  • Arranging Windows
  • Splitting Documents
  • Perform Advanced Editing and Formatting Tasks
  • Use SmartArt
  • Use Tables and Special Objects (Cover Pages and Textboxes)
  • Document References (Index and Table of Contents)
  • Work with Illustrations and Pictures
  • Translation and Language Features
  • Comments, Track Changes, and more…

Microsoft Word 2013 – Level 3

Prerequisites: Basic Windows and Microsoft Word skills.

Participants will learn advanced features of Word 2013.

Topics Include:

  • Customize Word
  • Create Reusable Content
  • Develop and Use Templates
  • Work with Sections
  • Use Cross References
  • Work with Mail Merge
  • Use Master Documents
  • Record and Use Macros
  • Develop Forms

 

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Prerequisites: Basic Windows skills.

Participants will learn the basic features of PowerPoint 2013.

Topics Include:

  • Creating Presentations from Scratch and Templates
  • Add Slides and Change Layouts
  • Insert and Edit Text
  • Work with Pictures
  • Use Transitions and Animations
  • Prepare for a Presentation (Including Size, Narration, and Timing)
  • Use In-Show Tools

 

Microsoft Excel 2013 – Level 1

Prerequisites: Basic Windows skills.
This hands-on course is an introduction to Microsoft’s spreadsheet application. This workshop is designed to provide a basic understanding of Excel 2013.

Topics Include:

  • Using the 2013 Interface
  • Enter and Edit Data in a Variety of Ways
  • Navigating and Highlighting
  • Understand Basic Formulas and Functions
  • Quick Analysis Features
  • Format Worksheets and Data
  • Conditional Formatting and more…

Microsoft Excel 2013 – Level 2

Prerequisites: Basic Windows and Microsoft Excel skills.
This hands-on course provides participants advanced features of Excel 2013. Use Excel to analyze numbers, keep track of data, and graphically represent your information.

Topics Include:

  • SmartArt and Objects
  • Auditing Tools
  • Create and Work with Charts
  • Create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • Functions (IF, COUNTIF, DATEDIF)
  • Record and Run Macros
  • What If Analysis Tools
  • Managing Data
  • Data Validation
  • Group and Outline Data

Microsoft Excel 2013 – Level 3

Prerequisites: Basic Windows and Microsoft Excel skills.

Participants will learn advanced features of Excel 2013.

Topics Include:

  • Working with Permissions and Options
  • Sharing Workbooks
  • Advanced Formulas and Function Tasks
  • IFERROR Function
  • Array Formulas
  • Functions (SUMIF, Lookup, Financial, Text, and Database)
  • Macros
  • Forms
  • Advanced Pivot Tables and Charts

 

Microsoft Access 2013 – Level 1

Prerequisites: Basic Windows skills.
This hands-on course is designed to provide an understanding of Access 2013. Participants will learn how to use the basic features of Access to help them better manage a database.

Topics Include:

  • Understand the Access Interface
  • Database Terms, Tables, and Relationships
  • Perform Basic Table Tasks
  • Work with Fields and Records
  • Perform Basic Tasks for Queries, Forms, and Reports
  • Protect Database Data and more….

Microsoft Access 2013 -Level 2

Prerequisites: Basic Windows and Microsoft Access skills.
This hands-on course is designed to provide a deeper understanding of Access 2013. Participants will learn how to use advanced features of Access to better manage their database.

Topics Include:

  • Perform Advanced Record Tasks
  • App Views and Customizing App Views
  • Advanced Field Types
  • Field Validation Options and Advanced Field Tasks
  • Table Design View
  • External Data
  • Queries
  • Forms and Reports
  • Expression Builder and more….

Microsoft Outlook

Prerequisites: Basic Windows skills.
This hands-on course is designed to provide the participant with a basic understanding of Outlook 2013.

Topics Include:

  • Use the Outlook Interface
  • Work with Messages
  • Organize Messages in Folders
  • Calendar
  • Task List
  • Contacts
  • Creating Signatures