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.

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Office Productivity
 
 Course  Date
50+ Club 7/12/2017
Access Basics 9/11/2017
Access Intermediate 9/19/2017
Access Advanced 9/26/2017
Computer Essentials for Home & Work  6/5/2017
Computer Essential for Home & Work 50+ 6/5/2017
Excel Basics 6/19/2017
Excel Basics 7/10/2017
 Excel Basics 8/14/2017
 Excel Basics 9/5/2017
 Excel Intermediate 8/29/2017
Excel Advanced 6/6/2017
Excel Advanced 9/25/2017
Introduction to Windows 10 9/6/2017
iPads for 50+ 7/11/2017
Keyboarding for Computers 7/17/2017
Keyboarding for Computers 9/11/2017
Microsoft Outlook Basics 6/6/2017
Microsoft PowerPoint 9/5/2017
Microsoft Publisher 7/17/2017
Word Basics 6/20/2017
Word Basics 7/11/2017
Word Basics 8/8/2017
Word Basics 9/5/2017
Word Basics 9/12/2017

 

50+ Club 
If you're over 50 and have a nagging computer use question or two, this free program might be for you. It's designed to meet the varying levels of experience and interests of each participant. Classes are 60 minutes in length and include a mini lesson with time for questions.

#59363           3 Hours, 2 Sessions                                $0
                     SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                            Cindy Chambers
                     Mon, July 12 - Aug 14                              1 - 2 PM
                     Class meets on the second Monday of the month.

 

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.

#59351          8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                  $129
                    SCC CBIZ, 110                                         Cindy Chambers
                    Mon & Wed, Sep 11 & 13                           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.

#59354         8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                   $129
                    SCC CBIZ, 110                                          Cindy Chambers
                   Tue & Thu, Sep 19 & 21                              1 - 5 PM

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.

#59357        8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                    $129
                   SCC CBIZ, 110                                           Cindy Chambers
                   Tue & Thu, Sep 26 & 28                              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.

#59390         24 Hours, 8 Sessions                                   $195
                   SCC CBIZ, 110                                            Cindy Chambers
                   Mon & Wed, June 5 - 28                               1 - 4 PM

Computer Essentials for Home & Work 50+
Discounts available for persons 50 or older–birth date required.

#59391         24 Hours, 8 Sessions                                   $169
                   SCC CBIZ, 110                                             Cindy Chambers
                   Mon & Wed, June 5 - 28                                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.

#59347        8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                           $129
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                   Sarah Johnson
                  Mon & Wed, June 19 & 21                                   8 AM - Noon 

#59348       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                           $129
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                  Marianne Klein
                  Mon & Wed, July 10 & 12                                   8 AM - Noon

#59349      8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                             $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                   Cindy Chambers
                 Mon & Wed, Aug 14 & 16                                     8 - Noon

#59350       8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                            $129
                 SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                         Jill Ita
                 Tue, Sep 5 - 26                                                   6 - 8 PM

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.

#59356      8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                               $129
                SCC CBIZ, 110                                                       Curtis Clark
                Tue & Thu, Aug 29 & 31                                          1 - 5 PM

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.

#59358       8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                              $129
                 SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                         Cindy Chambers
                 Tue & Thu, June 6 - 15                                         6 - 8 PM

#59359       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                              $129
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                   Cindy Chambers
                  Mon & Wed, Sep 25 & 27                                    1 - 5 PM

Introduction to Windows 10
Whether you're new to computers or have used them in the past, this class will help you become more comfortable using a personal computer (PC) and, more specifically, the Windows 10 interface.  This course will help you to define what a PC is, and familiarize you with the Windows 10 user interface and its basic capabilities.  In this course, you will explore Windows 10, learn how to create documents, send email, browse the internet, and share information between applications and with other users.  This course is designed for end users who are familiar with computers and who need to use the features and functionality of the Windows 10 operating system for personal and/or professional reasons.  
This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate and Business Applications Certificate.

#59368   8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                  $129
             SCC CBIZ, 110                                                          Cindy Chambers
             Wed & Fri, Sep 6 & 8                                                 8 AM - Noon

iPads for 50+
iPads aren't just for teenagers! In this class we will discuss how to configure your iPad, setup an email account, send photos by email, setup a calendar with reminders, create a contact list, map a location, download books to your library, set up iTunes account for music and more.  Requirements:  an iPad and a basic knowledge of computers.

#59360       4 Hours, 2 Sessions                                             $39
                 SCC CBIZ, 111                                                    Cindy Chambers
                 Tue & Thu, July 11 & 13                                        9 - 11 AM

Keyboarding for Computers
You will learn the alphabetic keyboard, practice alphanumeric skills and apply those skills to word processing situations you are likely to encounter.
This course is approved for the Business Applications Certificate.

#59361       9 Hours, 3 Sessions                                                $129
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                      Cindy Chambers
                  M, W, F, July 17 - 21                                                1 - 4 PM

#59362       9 Hours, 3 Sessions                                               $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                       Larry Cutsinger
                 M, W, F, Sep 11 - 15                                                 1 - 4 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.

#59341       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                  $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                         Marianne Klein
                 Tue & Thu, June 6 & 8                                              1 - 5 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.

#59352     8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                     $129
                SCC CBIZ, 110                                                           Curtis Clark
                Tue & Thu, Sep 5 & 7                                                  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.

#59353       12 Hours, 3 Sessions                                                  $185
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                           Cindy Chambers
                  M, W, F, July 17 - 21                                                   8 AM - Noon

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.

#59342       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                          $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                 Sarah Johnson
                 Tue & Thu, June 20 & 22                                   8 AM - Noon

#59343       8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                          $129
                 SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                      Jill Ita
                 Tue & Thu, July 11 - 20                                     6 - 8 PM

#59344       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                          $129
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                Cindy Chambers
                  Tue & Thu, Aug 8 & 10                                     8 AM - Noon

#59345       8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                          $129
                  SCC Keokuk, 417                                             Jill Ita
                  Tue, Sep 5 - 26                                                6 - 8 PM

#59346       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                          $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                  Larry Cutsinger
                 Tue & Thu, Sep 12 & 14                                     1 - 5 PM

 

 

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