Improve and advance your computer skills by digging deeper into the functions of the most commonly used computer programs!
Most computer classes skim across multiple topics, but the Computer Consortium is different!
You will cover just a few topics with an in-depth focus on each one. You will learn by doing and by teaching others, increasing your retention rate by 90%*. At the end of class, you will know how to perform each function and be equipped to share your knowledge with others.
QuickBooks – Year-End Reporting
Understand the following QuickBooks topics completely: reconciliation of accounts, dividing date, preparing and creating your accountant’s copy, and importing and exporting accountant’s changes.
December 7, 2017 | 1:00–4:00pm | Instructor: Kathy Thede
Microsoft Excel – Pivot Tables and Charts
Pivot tables are one of Excel’s most powerful features as they help you visualize data in different ways. A pivot table quickly summarizes data and extracts the data from large, complex data sets. Learn how to fully utilize this Excel function.
January 18, 2018 1:00–4:00pm | Instructor: James Flack
Microsoft Word – Editing and Tracking
Working collaboratively is the way work gets done today. Microsoft Word has a robust editing and tracking feature that is a great time saver if you know how to use it to track edits and comments from multiple people. Additionally, practice how to manipulate document spacing and formatting so sections appear different and see the benefits of the hidden text feature.
February 22, 2018 | 1:00–4:00pm | Kathy Thede
Microsoft Excel – Macros and Encrypting Files
Macros can simplify your work by automating most routine work. A Macro is a programming code that runs in an Excel environment and helps power repetitive tasks. In addition, you will learn how to secure files in Excel with encryption.
March 29, 2018 | 1:00–4:00pm | Instructor: James Flack
Microsoft Smart Art and Charts
Visuals make documents more interesting. SmartArt graphics can be created and used throughout Microsoft Office products. Learn how to create SmartArt graphics quickly and easily to visually display information.
April 19, 2018 | 1:00–4:00pm | Instructor: Kathy Thede
Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service that allows users to store and share files in the cloud and synchronize files across devices. You can also collaborate with others on documents. This two-part class will provide a full overview of this tool.
May 22 and 31, 2018 | 1:00–4:00pm Instructor: Rob Green
The price of the Computer Consortium is $599 per seat. Ten seats are available.
Businesses may purchase one seat and send a different employee to each session.
Classes meet at Hawkeye Community College, Cedar Falls Center.
Contact Corporate and Business Solutions at 319-296-4223 or by email.
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