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Course Content

 Short-term Computer Classes

Now Offering MS Office 2013

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 7

Prerequisite: Introduction to Personal Computers
This hands-on course will show you the features of Windows 7. With Windows 7 you will be able to better manage your time by using new and more efficient tools and applications.

Topics Include:

  • Navigating Windows 7
  • 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