Computer Technology

From the new computer user to the IT professional, we have the training and certifications you need to advance to the next level.

CBIZ offers two new certificates in the area of Office Productivity.
 

Business Application Certificate
This hands-on program is for those who need or want to learn more about the world of computers. Students will learn the essentials of computing for today's technological workplace.  Through hands-on, interactive training, students gain a working knowledge of a wide variety of computer software applications to help them be successful in a cross-section of occupations. A final project from each student will assess and review the concepts covered in the program.

Check out our Computer Technology Classes below.
Call (319) 208-5375 to register.

Office Productivity
 
 Course  Date
Access Basics 9/13/2016
Access Intermediate 9/20/2016
Access Advanced 9/27/2016
Computer Essentials for Home & Work  6/15/2016
Excel Basics 5/31/2016
Excel Basics 7/13/2016
 Excel Basics 8/16/2016
 Excel Basics 5/5/2016
 Excel Basics  5/31/2016
 Excel Intermediate 6/21/2016
Excel Intermediate 8/23/2016
Excel Advanced 8/30/2016
Excel Formulas, Functions, and Charts 6/29/2016
Introduction to Windows 8.1 6/7/2016
Introduction to Windows 8.1 6/28/2016
Microsoft Outlook Basics 8/9/2016
Microsoft PowerPoint 9/6/2016
Microsoft Publisher 7/26/2016
Word Basics 5/24/2016
Word Basics 6/23/2016
Word Basics 7/5/2016
Word Basics 8/10/2016
Word Intermediate 6/14/2016
Word Intermediate 7/12/2016
Word Advanced 7/19/2016

Access Basics
This seminar will take you from knowing little or nothing about databases and Access to a basic level of understanding. Topics include database concepts, databases and tables, fields and records, data entry rules, simple queries, using forms, creating and modifying reports, and much more. You’ll practice what you learn in this hands-on course.  This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate and Business Applications Certificate.

#54146        8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                  $119
                    SCC CBIZ, 110                                         Cindy Chambers
                    Tue & Thu, Sep 13 & 15                            8 AM - Noon

Access Intermediate
Topics covered are relational databases, working with related tables, complex queries, advanced form design, advanced reports, charts in forms and reports, pivot tables and pivot charts, and Internet integrations. You’ll practice what you learn in this hands-on course. Prior knowledge of Access required.  This course is approved for the Business Application Certificate.

#54148        8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                   $119
                    SCC CBIZ, 110                                          Cindy Chambers
                   Tue & Thu, Sep 20 & 22                             8 AM - Noon

Access Advanced
Students will learn how to query with SQL; use crosstab, parameter, and action queries, create and run macros; import, export, and link database objects; optimize, replicate, and synchronize databases; and maintain database security. Prerequisite: Access Intermediate or equivalent knowledge.  This course is approved for the Business Application Certificate.

#54150       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                    $119
                   SCC CBIZ, 110                                           Cindy Chambers
                   Tue & Thu, Sep 27 & 29                              8 AM - Noon

Computer Essentials for Home & Work
This course is the starting point for anyone entering the workforce and for home use. Learn how to use a computer in a fun and relaxed environment. A step-by-step approach will be utilized to cover the Windows operating system, word processing, working with files, Internet and email. This course will provide fundamental computer competencies to survive and prosper in today’s fast-changing world. No previous computer knowledge is required. No book required.

#54151        24 Hours, 8 Sessions                                      $189
                    SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                   Cindy Chambers
                    Wednesdays, Jun 15 - Aug 3                          1 - 4 PM

Discounts available for persons 50 or older–birth date required.

#54152        24 Hours, 8 Sessions                                      $159
                   SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                     Cindy Chambers
                   Wednesdays, Jun 15 - Aug 3                            1 - 4 PM

Excel Basics
Work with numbers? Then you need to learn Excel 2013. In this class you will discover dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You’ll benefit from hands-on activities covering creating and editing workbooks, modifying worksheets, using functions, formatting worksheets, creating charts, and managing large workbooks. Experience with Windows is recommended. New users of previous Excel versions will also benefit.  This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate and Business Applications Certificate.

#52801      8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                           $119
                  SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                       Cindy Chambers
                  Thursdays, May 5 - 26                                        6 - 8 PM

#52803      8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                           $119
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                   Marianne Klein
                  Tue & Thu, May 31 - Jun 2                                 12:30 - 4:30 PM

#52803     8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                             $119
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                    Marianne Klein
                 Tue & Thu, May 31 & Jun 2                                12:30 - 4:30 PM

#54144     8 Hours, 1 Session                                              $119
                 SCC Keokuk, 417                                                Sarah Johnson
                 Thursday, Jul 13                                                  8 AM - 4:30 PM

#54145    8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                              $119
                SCC CBIZ, 110                                                     Cindy Chambers
                Tue & Thu, Aug 16 & 18                                        8 AM - Noon

Excel Intermediate
Continue with your Excel proficiencies by learning the benefits of the more advanced features of Excel 2013. Topics covered include using multiple worksheets and workbooks, customizing Excel, advanced formatting, outlines and subtotals, cell and range names, list and table management, advanced charting, documenting and auditing, templates and settings, and Internet features. Pre-requisite: Excel Basics or equivalent knowledge.  This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate and Business Applications Certificate.

#54153    8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                               $119
                SCC CBIZ, 110                                                      Marianne Klein
                Tue & Thu, Jun 21 & 23                                         12:30 - 4:30 PM

#54154    8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                $119
                SCC CBIZ, 110                                                        Cindy Chambers
                Tue & Thu, Aug 23 & 25                                           8 AM - Noon

Excel Advanced
Learn the advantages of working with advanced functions, lookups and data tables, advanced list management, working with pivot tables and pivot charts, exporting and importing, also learn analytical options, how to use macros, conditional formatting and SmartArt. Pre-requisite: Excel Intermediate or equivalent knowledge.  This course is approved for the Business Application Certificate.

#54163     8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                              $119
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                     Cindy Chambers
                 Tue & Thu, Aug 30 & Sep 1                                  8 AM - Noon

Excel Formulas, Functions, and Charts
Learn the secrets behind writing mathematical formulas and functions to calculate values such as sum, average, maximum and minimum. Discover how to use absolute and relative cell references. Discover dozens of shortcuts and tricks. Learn the best way to sort and analyze data, create custom charts and graphs. Basic understanding of Excel is strongly encouraged. Materials are included.

#54155       6 Hours, 1 Session                                             $109
                   SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                       Sarah Johnson
                   Wednesday, Jun 29                                            9 AM - 4 PM

Introduction to Windows 8.1
This ILT Series course introduces students to the major new features and enhancements in Windows 8. Students will learn how to customize the Windows 8 environment, use jump lists and gadgets, manage content by using libraries and Windows Explorer, search for content, interact with devices, protect files, troubleshoot problems, and use new privacy and security features in Internet Explorer.  This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate and Business Applications Certificate.

#54158      8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                               $119
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                       Cindy Chambers
                 Tue & Thu, Jun 7 & 9                                               1 - 5 PM

#54157      8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                 $119
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                        Cindy Chambers
                  Tue & Thu, Jun 28 & 30                                           1 - 5 PM

Microsoft Outlook Basics
Are you overwhelmed by emails, meetings, and to-do lists? In this course you’ll learn how to manage the flood of emails, creating folders and archives, how to keep track of your contacts and how to use Outlook’s Calendar and Alert features. Find out how to customize Outlook so it perfectly meets your needs, and discover how to automate your work with rules. Whether you’re new to Outlook or you’ve been using it for years, you’re sure to learn something useful in every lesson.  This course is approved for the Business Application Certificate.

#54139     8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                  $119
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                         Marianne Klein
                 Tue & Thu, Aug 9 & 11                                             12:30 - 4:30 PM

Microsoft PowerPoint
PowerPoint 2013 is used to create presentations that can combine text, graphics, charts, clip art, and WordArt. These presentations can then be shown at internal business meetings, sales calls, and training events. Additional topics include building new presentations, formatting slides, using drawing tools, working with graphics, using tables and charts, and modifying the proofing presentations. Experience with Windows is recommended. New users of previous PowerPoint versions will also benefit.  This course is approved for the Business Application Certificate.

#54159    8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                     $119
                SCC CBIZ, 110                                                             Cindy Chambers
                Tue & Thu, Sep 6 & 8                                                   8 AM - Noon

Microsoft Publisher
This course teaches the core features and functions of Publisher 2013. You’ll learn how to navigate the Publisher interface, create and edit publications, arrange text and pictures, work with master pages, and create and format tables. You will also learn how to flow text across text boxes, create facing-pages layouts, export publications to PDF, and prepare publications for commercial printing.

#54164      12 Hours, 4 Sessions                                                  $175
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                           Cindy Chambers
                  Tue & Thu, Jul 26 - Aug 4                                           8:30 - 11:30 am

Word Basics
In this seminar you will gain basic proficiency with Microsoft Word 2013. Discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks. Learn how to create and edit documents, format characters and paragraphs, create and manage tables, control page layout, work with web features, instant messaging, and much more. You’ll be able to practice what you learn in this hands-on course. New users of previous Word versions will also benefit.  This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate and Business Applications Certificate.

#52772     8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                          $119
                 SCC Keokuk, 417                                             Cindy Chambers
                 Tuesdays, May 3 - 24                                       6 - 8 PM

#54141     8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                           $119
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                  Sarah Johnson
                 Tue & Thu, May 24 & 26                                    8 AM - Noon

#54142      8 Hours, 1 Session                                             $119
                  SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                       Sarah Johnson
                   Thursday, Jun 23                                               8 AM - 4:30 PM

#54143      8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                            $119
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                   Sarah Johnson
                  Tue & Thu, Jul 5 & 7                                           12:30 - 4:30 PM

#54140       8 Hours, 1 Session                                              $119
                   SCC Keokuk, 417                                               Sarah Johnson
                   Wednesday, Aug 10                                           8 AM - 4:30 PM

Word Intermediate
Topics covered include working with sections and columns, formatting tables, working with Excel data, working with styles, headers and footers, printing labels and envelopes, working with graphics and objects, create document templates, and managing document revisions. Pre-requisite: Word Basics or equivalent knowledge.  This course is approved for the Business Application Certificate.

#54160       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                              $119
                   SCC CBIZ, 110                                                      Cindy Chambers
                   Tue & Thu, Jun 14 & 16                                         8 AM - Noon

#54161      8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                               $119
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                       Sarah Johnson
                  Tue & Thu, Jul 12 & 14                                           8 AM - Noon

Word Advanced
Topics covered in this class include using mail merge, working with forms, working with large documents, creating macros, customizing menus and toolbars, using XML features, and sharing Word documents.  Pre-requisite: Word Intermediate or equivalent knowledge.  This course is approved for the Business Application Certificate.

#54162        8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                             $119
                    SCC CBIZ, 110                                                     Cindy Chambers
                    Tue & Thu, Jul 19 & 21                                        8 AM - Noon

 

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