Computer Technology

With knowledgeable instructors and technology-rich classrooms CBIZ offers a wide range of computer technology training programs. 

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

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

Office Productivity
 
 Course  Date
MS Project 10/2/2014
Personalizing Email  10/15/2014
Introduction to iPad  11/11/2014
 Excel Level I  8/19/2014
 Excel Level I  10/9/2014
 Excel Level I Seminar  9/12/2014
 Excel Level II Seminar  10/10/2014
Excel Level III Seminar 11/7/2014
Microsoft Excel Formulas, Functions, and Charts 9/19/2014
Word Level I 8/21/2014
 Word Level I 10/7/2014
 Word Level I Seminar  9/26/2014
 Word Level II Seminar  10/17/2014
 Word Level III Seminar 11/14/2014
Access Level I Seminar 10/31/2014
PowerPoint Level I Seminar 10/3/2014
Getting Started
 
 Course  Date
 Computers Essentials for Home and Work  9/10/2014
Introduction to Window 8 10/15/2014

 

Social Media / Online Tools
 
 Course  Date
 Twitter  9/17/2014
 Instagram and Flickr  10/15/2014
 Snapchat and Tumblr  11/12/2014
Facebook 11/19/2014
You Tube 12/10/2014
Intro to Wiggio 9/24/2014
Introduction to Google Docs 9/29/2014
Intro to ZOOM: Video Meetings Wherever  You Are 9/19/2014

 

Photoshop / Photography
 
 Course  Date
 Intro to Photoshop Elements  8/27/2014
Photoshop Level I 9/30/2014

 MS Project

Learn to use this powerful program as a tool for Project Management.  Participants will learn how to develop and present your project plan, master the tools for managing schedules and resources effectively, identify critical paths and manage multiple dependencies, and track progress and costs—and make real-time adjustments

8 hours, 2 sessions / $190

#46025   RiverPark Place, Burlington        Room 110
               Thursdays, Oct 2 & 16                 8 - noon

Professionalizing Email

Participants will learn how to write effective messages and use e-mail accessories: when to use e-mail, writing an e-mail message, email features and security, e-mail effectiveness, netiquette styles, composing in-line correspondence and effective writing habits.

4 hours, 1 session / $79  /  Cindy Chambers

#45112   RiverPark Place, Burlington            Room 110 
               Thursday, Jul 17                             8am - Noon

Introduction to iPad

How do I set up my iPad? What is an app? How do I use the installed apps and get more apps? Attendees will get answers to these questions as well as hands-on experience with the iPad. Bring your own iPad if you have one. Some iPads will be provided for use.
Call CBIZ for iPad availability.

6 hours, 3 sessions / $45 / Bruce Huddleson

#46072   SCC West Burlington Campus       Room TBD
               Tuesdays, Nov 11 - 25                   6 - 8pm

Excel Level I

Work with numbers? Then you need to learn Excel 2010. In this class, you’ll 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 Excel users of previous versions will also benefit. This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. Textbook included in price.

 12 hours, 4 sessions / $119 / Johnson / Cruz

#46155   SCC Keokuk Campus                    Room TBD
               Tuesdays, Aug 19 - Sept 9             6 - 9pm

#46156   SCC Mt. Pleasant                           Room TBD
               Thursdays, Oct 9 - 30                     6 - 9pm

Excel Level I Seminar

Work with numbers? Then you need to learn Excel 2010. In this seminar, you’ll 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 Excel users of previous versions will also benefit. This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

 6 hours, 1 session / $109 / Sarah Johnson

#46157   RiverPark Place, Burlington            Room 110
               Friday, Sep 12                                 9am - 4pm

Excel Level II Seminar

Continue with your Excel proficiency by learning the benefits of the more advanced features of Excel 2010. 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 Wand Internet features. Pre-requisite: Excel Basics or equivalent knowledge. This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. Textbook included.

6 hours, 1 session / $109 /  Erin Cruz

#46158   RiverPark Place, Burlington            Room 110
               Friday, Oct 10                                  9am - 4pm

Excel Level III Seminar

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, using analytical options, working with macros, conditional formatting and SmartArt. Pre-requisite: Excel Intermediate or equivalent knowledge.

This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

6 hours, 1 session / $109 / Cindy Chambers

#46159   RiverPark Place, Burlington        Room 110
               Friday, Nov 7                               9am - 4pm

Microsoft 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.

6 hours, 1 session / $109 / Tammy Dean

#46173   RiverPark Place, Burlington        Room 110
               Friday, Sep 19                             9am - 4pm

Word Level I

Discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks.  Learn to create and edit documents, format characters and paragraphs, create and manage tables, control page layout, work with web features and instant messaging, and much more.  Practice what you learn in this hands-on course.  Experience with Windows is recommended.  New Word users of previous versions will also benefit.  This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

12 hours, 4 sessions / $119 / Johnson / Cruz

#46161 SCC Mt. Pleasant Center              Room TBD
             Thursdays, Aug 21 - Sep 11         6 - 9pm

#46160 SCC Keokuk Campus                   Room TBD
             Tuesdays, Oct 7 - 28                     6 - 9pm

Word Level I Seminar

In this seminar you will gain basic proficiency with Microsoft Word 2010. 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 and instant messaging, and much more. You’ll be able to practice what you learn in this hands-on course. New Word users of previous versions will also benefit. This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. Textbook included.

6 hours, 1 session / $109 /  Erin Cruz

#46162   RiverPark Place, Burlington            Room 110
               Friday, Sep 26                                 9am - 4pm

Word Level II Seminar

This seminar will cover more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. 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, document templates, and managing document revisions. Pre-requisite: Word Basics or equivalent knowledge. This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. Textbook included.

6 hours, 1 session / $109 /  Sarah Johnson

#46163   RiverPark Place, Burlington            Room 110
               Friday, Oct 17                                  9am - 4pm

Word Level III Seminar

Topics in this seminar 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 courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

6 hours, 1 session / $109 / Tammy Dean

#46164   RiverPark Place, Burlington        Room 110
               Friday, Nov 14                             9am - 4pm

Access Level I Seminar

Conquer Access 2010 from the inside out. This seminar will take you from knowing 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. Learn how your business can benefit from using Access. You’ll practice what you learn in this hands-on course. Experience with Windows is recommended. New Access users of previous versions will also benefit.

This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

6 hours, 1 session / $109 / Cindy Chambers

#46130   RiverPark Place, Burlington        Room 110
               Friday, Oct 31                              9am - 4pm

PowerPoint Level I Seminar

In this course you will learn how to create presentations that combine text, graphics, charts, clip art, and Word-Art. Presentations can be shown at internal business meetings, sales calls, and training events. Topics include building new presentations, formatting slides, using drawing tools, working with graphics, using tables and charts, and modifying and proofing presentations. Experience with Windows is recommended. New PowerPoint users of previous versions will also benefit.

This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

6 hours, 1 session / $109 / Erin Cruz

#46260   RiverPark Place, Burlington        Room 110
               Friday, Oct 3                                9am - 4pm

Computers Essentials for Home and 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 easy paced environment. A step-by step approach will be utilized to cover the windows operating system, word processing, working with files, internet and e-mail. 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. (Discounts available for persons 50 or older-birth date required).

24 hours, 8 sessions / $155 / Sarah Johnson

#46151   SCC Mt. Pleasant Center               Room TBD
               Wednesdays, Sep 10 - Oct 29       6pm - 9 pm

#46152  Seniors 50+ Discount                     Cost: $139

Introduction to Windows 8

Welcome to the world of Microsoft Windows 8! It’s a robust, powerful operating system that gives you an efficient way to manage all the apps, programs, files, and folders you use regularly. Finding files and folders on your Windows 8 system is easy, and you’ll learn how, whether you’re looking for files stored on your hard drive or on an external drive. You’ll also see how to create basic text documents using WordPad and discover how to organize, manage, and edit photos in Windows 8. Finally, you’ll gain an understanding of how to protect your files, update Windows 8, and access the Internet with Windows 8’s new Internet Explorer browser. By the time you finish this course, you’ll be ready to have more fun with Windows 8 and be more productive in your work.

24 hours / $99

#46166   Online Course                               Oct 15

Twitter

Hey did you get that tweet? Twitter is for quick updates to send and receive via text messages. Understand how and why Twitter is used, how to set up an account and basic functions. This overview will go through common lingo, set up on your mobile devices, and explore many of the features.  Computers will be provided; however, students are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or other mobile devices.

1.5 hours, 1 session / $15 / Brad Laborman

#46233   SCC Mt. Pleasant Center          Room 203
               Wednesday,  Sep 17                  6 - 7:30pm

Instagram and Flickr

Love taking photos?  Instagram is a way to enhance and jazz up your photos and share on social media sites such as Flickr, Twitter and Facebook. Learn how to sign up and basic functions of the site. Flickr is a great way to share and store photos and videos.  Learn the basic functions and how to sign up for a free account. Computers will be provided; however, students are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or other mobile devices.

1.5 hours, 1 session / $15 / Brad Laborman

#46231   SCC Mt. Pleasant Center          Room 203
               Wednesday,  Oct 15                  6 - 7:30pm

Snapchat and Tumblr

Picture is worth a thousand words.  Understand the popular snapchat and functions including video and snapchat messages. Tumblr not only is a social networking site but it also allows user to place information in short blogs. Learn about the functions, how to sign up and basic uses. Computers will be provided; however, students are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or other mobile devices.

1.5 hours, 1 session / $15 / Brad Laborman

#46232   SCC Mt. Pleasant Center          Room 203
               Wednesday, Nov 12                  6 - 7:30pm

Facebook

It seems everyone is on Facebook from children to grandkids. You have an account but don’t understand all those feature, how to post pictures, and look for people?  This class will go through functions and tips and tricks.  Bring your questions and personal struggles to help understand the social media platform of Facebook. Computers will be provided; however, students are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or other mobile devices.

1.5 hours, 1 session / $15 / Brad Laborman

#46229   SCC Mt. Pleasant Center          Room 203
               Wednesday,  Nov 19                 10:30am - noon

You Tube

Many of you have seen clips of singers, how to’s and comical videos. How do you create your own you tube account, post, and share videos? This class will take you through the functions, and tips and tricks for You tube. Computers will be provided; however, students are encouraged to bring their own laptops and/or other mobile devices.

1.5 hours, 1 session / $15 / Brad Laborman

#46240   SCC Mt. Pleasant Center          Room 203
               Wednesday,  Dec 10                 6 - 7:30pm

 Intro to Photoshop Elements

This is a beginning level class, and will introduce students to photo editing software and the tools used to improve the photographs we take. If you have the software but have been at a loss as to how to use it, this class is for you. If you don’t have the software, but wanted to see what it is all about then this class may help you to decide whether to purchase it or not. The class will using Photoshop Elements version 11, but if students have earlier versions it will still be of use to them.

12 hours, 6 sessions / $59 / Rod Gerst

#46175   RiverPark Place, Burlington       Room  101
               Wednesdays, Aug 27 - Oct 1     6 - 8pm

Photoshop Level I

Stop being afraid! Adobe Photoshop is for pros and amateurs alike. Get started creating images for print and web. Learn Photoshop’s basic tools and features to create, retouch and save photos via hands-on lessons. Course designed for those who want to learn how to use Photoshop for work or who want to expand their photography and graphic design skills. Concepts are the same for all versions of Photoshop from Photoshop Elements to Photoshop Creative Cloud, Mac and PC.

15 hours, 5 sessions / $139 / Jeff Ebbing

#46223   SCC West Burlington Campus       Room 221
               Tuesdays, Sep 30 - Oct 28            6 - 9pm

Introduction to Digital Photography

This is a beginner’s level class. This class will cover many of the features and settings of today’s digital cameras, as well as what can be done with the pictures you take. You will learn the basics of photography such as exposure and composition with a goal of improving your picture taking skills. We will cover the use of natural lighting but, we will not be covering the use of flash in this class. Students need a camera, the manual for that camera, access to a computer, and email capability. Students will be expected to spend 2-3 hours per week at home working on some of the topics covered in class.

12 hours, 6 sessions / $59 / Rod Gerst

#46176   RiverPark Place, Burlington         Room  101
               Wednesdays, Oct 15 - Nov 19      6 - 8pm 

Photographing Nature With Your Digital Camera   

In this course, you’ll learn about the many aspects of outdoor photography as well as how to master your digital camera’s controls and features. With the knowledge you gain in this course, you’ll be taking exceptional nature photos in no time. We’ll explore composition and lighting issues, and you’ll find out how to take beautiful photos of landscapes, flowers, trees, and water. Along the way, we’ll delve into your camera’s shutter speed and aperture controls so that you’ll be able to capture the photos you really want. We’ll also focus on photographing animals—wild and domesticated, as well as large and small. You’ll find plenty of tips to help you get great zoo shots and take excellent photos of pets. If you’re a bird lover, you’re in for a treat because you’ll get an entire lesson about photographing birds. In addition, we’ll talk about macro photos, which are extreme close-ups of small items in nature.

24 hours / $95

#46245   Online Course                               Nov 12

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