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Software and Technology Workshops

Software and Technology Workshops

Microsoft Office Specialist
Microsoft Office Certification

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Training
Demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Microsoft Office by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist certification in Excel or Word.


The Microsoft workshops, taught with certified approved courseware, will help you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist core-level exam (Excel 2010 exam 77-882, Word 2010 exam 77-881), and the Microsoft Office Specialist Expert exam (Excel 2010 exam 77-888, Word 2010 exam 77-887). For comprehensive certification training, you should complete the Basic, Intermediate and Advanced workshops.

 

Microsoft Word Certification

Microsoft Word 2010 – Basic
6 hours; Fee: $179 (Tuition: $154, Text: $25)
The MS Word 2010 Basic workshop covers the basic functions and features of Word 2010. After an introduction to Word's window components, you will learn how to use the Help system and navigate documents. You will enter and edit text, create and save documents, and learn how to enhance the appearance of a document by using various formatting options. You will also create tables, insert headers and footers, proof and print documents, and insert graphics. The course manual comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).

Microsoft Word 2010 – Intermediate
6 hours; Fee: $179 (Tuition: $154, Text: $25)
The MS Word 2010 Intermediate workshop builds on the skills and concepts taught in the Word 2010: Basic workshop. You will work with styles, sections, and columns and will use the Navigation pane to work with outlines. You will format tables, print labels and envelopes, and work with graphics. You will also use document templates, manage document revisions and work with Web features. Course manual comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).

Microsoft Word 2010 – Advanced
6 hours; Fee: $179 (Tuition: $154, Text: $25)
The MS Word 2010 Advanced workshop builds on the skills and concepts taught in the Word 2010: Intermediate class. You will perform mail merges, create and use forms, and create master documents that include a table of contents, a table of figures, footnotes, endnotes, an index, bookmarks, cross-references, and Web frames. You will also create macros, customize the ribbon and Quick Access toolbar, and work with XML documents. Course manual comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).

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Microsoft Excel Certification

Microsoft Excel 2010 – Basic
6 hours; Fee: $179 (Tuition: $154, Text: $25)
The MS Excel 2010 Basic workshop teaches the basic functions and features of Excel 2010. After an introduction to spreadsheet terminology and Excel's window components, you will learn how to use the Help system and navigate worksheets and workbooks. Then you will enter and edit text, values, formulas, and pictures; and save workbooks in various formats. You will also move and copy data; learn about absolute and relative references; and work with ranges, rows and columns. This workshop also covers simple functions, basic formatting techniques and printing. Finally, you will create and modify charts, and learn how to manage large workbooks. Workshop manual comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).

Microsoft Excel 2010 – Intermediate
6 hours; Fee: $179 (Tuition: $154, Text: $25)
The MS Excel 2010 Intermediate workshop builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel 2010: Basic. You will learn how to use multiple worksheets and workbooks efficiently, and you will start working with more advanced formatting options including styles, themes and backgrounds. Learn how to create outlines and subtotals, how to create and apply cell names, and how to work with tables. You will save workbooks as Web pages, insert and edit hyperlinks, and learn to share workbooks by email. This workshop also covers advanced charting techniques, use of trendlines and sparklines, worksheet auditing and protection, file sharing and merging, and workbook templates. Finally, you will learn to work with PivotTables and PivotCharts. Workshop manual comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).

Microsoft Excel 2010 – Advanced
6 hours; Fee: $179 (Tuition: $154, Text: $25)
The MS Excel 2010 Advanced workshop builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel 2010: Intermediate. You will work with advanced formulas, as well as lookup functions such as VLOOKUP, MATCH and INDEX. In addition, you will learn about data validation and database functions such as DSUM. Learn how to import and export data, and how to query external databases. Finally, you will learn about the analytical features of Excel (such as Goal Seek and Solver), running and recording macros, SmartArt graphics, and conditional formatting with graphics. The workshop manual comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).

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Introduction to QuickBooks
Intuit Quickbooks Certification

Introduction to QuickBooks
3 Hours; Fee: $65

This business management system includes accounts, invoicing, receivables, payables, inventory and payroll. This workshop will provide new users with a review of accounting basics, setting up a company, using bank accounts, invoicing and receivables, paying bills, and generating reports. This workshop is suited to individuals who have recently purchased QuickBooks for their business but may be unsure of where or how to start.

Intermediate QuickBooks
9 Hours; Fee: $254 (Tuition: $229, Text: $25)

If you are a bookkeeper, small business owner or accountant in need of an intermediate level class that covers the essentials of using QuickBooks, this workshop is for you. The class focuses on tracking inventory, running payroll, reconciling bank accounts and budgeting for small businesses. You will complete practical exercises to learn how to create invoices and credit memos, write and print checks, add custom fields, set up budgets, and learn how to protect and back up your data.

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AutoCAD
Autodesk AutoCAD Certification

AutoCAD for Professionals I
24 hours; Fee: $564 (Tuition: $469, Text: $95)

This introductory workshop gives professionals an understanding of the basics of AutoCAD. Students will learn about the AutoCAD environment and the following commands: basic drawing, redraw and regen, edit, coordinate systems, zooms and pans, layers, text, dimensioning, hatch, pline, pedit, view, viewpoint, blocks, and explode. Lab exercises are an integral part of the workshop. Students will produce prototype drawings that will be plotted or printed. Class size is limited. Students should have a basic understanding of a Microsoft Windows environment, basic keyboarding skills and computer knowledge. The small class size allows each participant an opportunity for instructor input and assistance.

Who should attend: This introductory workshop is intended for architects, carpenters, engineers, draftsmen, interior designers or others interested in utilizing the AutoCAD environment for drawing, drafting or planning.

AutoCAD for Professionals II
24 hours; Fee: $469

This workshop exposes professionals to advanced techniques in AutoCAD, building on prior knowledge of content and skills identified in Level I, and enables them to deal with increased complexity in the CAD environment. Participants will increase their skills in the areas of drawing, editing and dimensioning. The workshop introduces three dimensional (3D) drawing; creating wire frames, surface and solid modeling; and AutoCAD’s powerful customization techniques; as well as introducing Autolisp and the presentation possibilities within Autoshade, Auto Lfix and 3D Studio.

Prerequisite: AutoCAD for Professionals Level I or level of knowledge and skills presented in Level I workshop.

Who should attend: This workshop is for those individuals who want to learn more advanced or customized techniques. If you do not have a book from Level I, you will need to purchase the text before beginning this workshop.

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