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 a 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

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Course Date
Excel Basics 1/31/2020
Excel Basics 2/11/2020
Excel Basics 3/27/2020
Excel Basics 4/8/2020
Excel Intermediate 2/18/2020
Excel Advanced 2/25/2020
Word Basic 3/10/2020
Word Basic 3/31/2020
Word Intermediate 3/24/2020
Word Advanced 3/31/2020
Introduction to Windows 10 4/14/2020
Access Basics 4/21/2020
Access Intermediate 4/28/2020
Access Advanced 5/5/2020
Introduction to Google Docs 5/5/2020
Introduction to Personal Computers 5/12/2020
Outlook Basics 5/19/2020
PowerPoint Basics 6/2/2020
CompTIA Network + Certification Prep  
Computer Skills for the Workplace  
Introduction to SQL  
Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables  

Office Productivity

Excel Basics
Work with numbers? Then you need to learn Excel. In this class, you will be using Excel 2016 and 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 calculations, formatting worksheets, and managing large workbooks. Experience with Windows is recommended. New users of previous Excel versions will also benefit but not necessary. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate and Business Applications Certificate.

#72054 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC Mt. Pleasant Sarah Johnson
  Friday, Jan 31 & Feb 14 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#72008 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Dawna Cunningham
  Tue & Thu, Feb 11 & 13 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#72007 8 Hours, 1 Session $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Sarah Johnson
  Friday, Mar 27 8 AM - 4:30 PM

 

 

 

#72009 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC Keokuk,302 Dawna Cunningham
  Wednesday, Apr 8 & 15 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Excel Intermediate
Continue with your Excel proficiencies by learning the benefits of the more advanced features of Excel 2016. Topics covered include using multiple worksheets and workbooks, customizing Excel, working with functions, list and data analyzing and management. You will also be working on visualizing data with charts, and using PivotTables and Pivot Charts. Pre-requisite: Excel Basics or equivalent knowledge. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate and Business Applications Certificate.

#72253 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Sarah Johnson
  Tue & Thu, Feb 18 & 20 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Excel Advanced
In advanced excel 2016 will discover how to forecast data. Learn the advantages of working with multiple worksheets and workbooks in consolidating data and using lookup functions and formula auditing. This class will not only go through the automating workbook functionality but also give you the know how to share and protect workbooks and create Sparkline and mapping data. This course is approved for the Business Applications Certificate.

#72116 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Sarah Johnson
  Tue & Thu, Feb 25 & 27 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Word Basic
In this course you will gain basic proficiency with Microsoft Word. 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.

#72006 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Dawna Cunningham
  Tue & Thu, Mar 10 & 12 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#72005 8 Hours, 4 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Jill Ita
  Tue & Thu, Mar 31 - Apr 9 6 - 8 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, creating document templates, and managing document revisions. Pre-requisite: Word Basics or equivalent knowledge. This course is approved for the Business Applications Certificate.

#72111 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Dawna Cunningham
  Tue & Thu, Mar 24 & 26 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Word Advanced
Topics covered in this class include 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 Applications Certificate.

#72113 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Sarah Johnson
  Tue & Thu, Mar 31 & Apr 2 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

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.

#72003 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Sarah Johnson
  Tue & Thu, Apr 14 & 16 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Access Basics
This course 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.

#72055 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Don Weiss
  Tue & Thu, Apr 21 & 23 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Access Intermediate
Topics covered include 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 Applications Certificate.

#72110 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Don Weiss
  Tue & Thu, Apr 28 & 30 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 Applications Certificate.

#72115 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Don Weiss
  Tue & Thu, May 5 & 7 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Introduction to Google Docs
How would you like to save $100 per year? Do you need to subscribe to Office 365 to create/open Word, Excel, PowerPoint files? Google Docs provides many of the same functions as Office 365, for free. Google Docs is a web-based application used to create and edit documents and spreadsheets then store these files online. Files can be accessed from any computer with internet access and most web browsers. Intro to Google Docs will show how to create/open/save/edit files that are in Word, Excel, PowerPoint format. We will also look at creating online forms that can be used for surveys or registrations. Find out what over 100 million users are doing with Google Docs. Prior experience with Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files will be beneficial.

#71995 6 Hours, 3 Sessions $45.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Bruce Huddleson
  Tuesday, May 5 - 19 6 - 8 PM

 

 

 

Introduction to Personal Computers
Feel like you need to know more about computers? This course is targeted to individuals who do not have any background, knowledge, or experience in computers and who need to use personal computers at home or the office.

#72002 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Dawna Cunningham
  Tue & Thu, May 12 & 14 1 - 5 PM

 

 

 

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 Applications Certificate.

#72004 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Don Weiss
  Tue & Thu, May 19 & 21 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

PowerPoint Basics
PowerPoint 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.

#72108 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Don Weiss
  Tue & Thu, Jun 2 & 4 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

New CompTIA Network + Certification Prep
This course will teach you everything you need to take and pass the CompTIA Network+ certification exam (N10-007). You will learn about the OSI seven-layer model, protocol suites, modern network operating systems, network hardware, cabling standards, remote connectivity, Internet connections, cloud computing, network security, network troubleshooting, and more. To register https://www.ed2go.com/secc/online-courses/comptia-network-certification-prep?tab=detail

#9999 24 Hours, Sessions $109.00
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Computer Skills for the Workplace
Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. Employers seek and reward employees with the skills and knowledge to send messages across the country via e-mail; use a spreadsheet to create a graph and paste it into a report; add and edit data in a database; understand the implications of file sizes, memory limitations, and network arrangements; and recognize the function and features of modern computer components. Any job candidate who already possesses these skills will stand above those who do not.

#9999 24 Hours, Sessions $95.00
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Introduction to SQL
In this course, you'll learn about the basic structure of relational databases and how to read and write simple and complex SQL statements and advanced data manipulation techniques. Discover how to use SQL to filter retrieved data and how to use SQL to sort and retrieve data from tables. Learn how to use SQL to create and maintain tables, and you'll learn how to create and use views to simplify complex queries, summarize data, and manipulate data stored in tables. To register https://www.ed2go.com/secc/

#9999 24 Hours, Sessions $95.00
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Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables
This course will teach you how to utilize the numerous pivot tables to develop useful analysis models and reports within your company. Impress your coworkers by learning how to create functional and eye-catching interactive dashboards using a combination of pivot tables, Pivot Charts, and Slicers. You will discover advanced techniques for pivot tables, like creating Timelines, calculated fields, and calculated items. To register https://www.ed2go.com/secc/online-courses/pivot-table-excel?tab=detail

#9999 24 Hours, Sessions $115.00
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