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
Introduction to Personal Computers 4/16/2019
Introduction to Windows 10 1/29/2019
iPad Basics 5/7/2019
Access Basics 4/30/2019
Access Intermediate 5/14/2019
Access Advanced 5/21/2019
Excel Basics 2/12/2019
Excel Basics 3/19/2019
Excel Basics 4/2/2019
Excel Basics 5/6/2019
Excel Intermediate 3/26/2019
Excel Advanced 4/2/2019
Outlook Basics 4/9/2019
PowerPoint 6/11/2019
Word Basics 2/5/2019
Word Basics 3/18/2019
Word Basics 5/7/2019
Word Intermediate 3/5/2019
Word Advanced 3/19/2019

Social Media

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Course Date
Social Media Certificate 2/5/2019
Basics of Social Media for Business 2/5/2019
Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business 2/19/2019
Blogging for Business 3/5/2019
Email Marketing in a Candy Crush World 4/2/2019
Tagging for Business Optimization 3/19/2019
Visual Media In Social Media Marketing 4/16/2019
Pimp My Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals 4/30/2019
Social Media Certificate Final Project 5/7/2019
Google Analytics 2/4/2019

Office Productivity

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.

#67533 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Apr 16 & 18 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.

#67491 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Jan 29 & 31 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

iPad Basics
iPads aren’t just for teenagers! Bring your iPad and learn 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 an iTunes account for music and more. Requirements: an iPad. A basic knowledge of computers would be helpful.

#67550 4 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tuesday, May 7 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.

#67476 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Apr 30 & May 2 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.

#67479 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, May 14 & 16 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.

#67484 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, May 21 & 23 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Excel Basics
Work with numbers? Then you need to learn Excel. 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.

#67475 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Feb 12 & 14 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#67582 8 Hours, 4 Sessions $129.00
  SCC Mt. Pleasant,TBD Sarah Johnson
  Tue & Thu, Mar 19 - 28 6 - 8 PM

 

 

 

#67565 8 Hours, 4 Sessions $129.00
  SCC WB,TBD Jill Ita
  Tue & Thu, Apr 2 - 11 6 - 8 PM

 

 

 

#67584 8 Hours, 4 Sessions $129.00
  SCC Keokuk,TBD Erin Cruz
  Mon & Wed, May 6 - 15 6 - 8 PM

 

 

 

Excel Intermediate
Continue with your Excel proficiencies by learning the benefits of the more advanced features of Excel. 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.

#67483 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Mar 26 & 28 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 Applications Certificate.

#67486 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Apr 2 & 4 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

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.

#67473 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Apr 9 & 11 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

PowerPoint
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.

#67478 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110  
  Tue & Thu, Jun 11 & 13 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Word Basics
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.

#67474 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Feb 5 & 7 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

#67585 8 Hours, 4 Sessions $129.00
  SCC Keokuk,TBD Erin Cruz
  Mon & Wed, Mar 18 - 27 6 - 8 PM

 

 

 

#67586 8 Hours, 4 Sessions $129.00
  SCC Mt. Pleasant,TBD Sarah Johnson
  Tue & Thu, May 7 - 16 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.

#67481 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Mar 5 & 7 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.

#67482 8 Hours, 2 Sessions $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Cindy Chambers
  Tue & Thu, Mar 19 & 21 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Social Media

Social Media Certificate
This certificate will take you through a series of classes that will not only take your business to the next level, but help you build skills to navigate social media to gain a competitive edge. You will understand the functions of the different platforms and how to use them together. Learn new skills to achieve recognition for your business and to generate free leads. Classes include: Basics of Social Media for Business, Visual Media in Marketing, Pimp my Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals, Email Marketing, Blogging for Business, Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business, Tagging for Business Optimization, and Social Media Final Project. This special price covers the cost for classes between Sep - Dec 2017 and does not include any additional make-up classes or projects.

  32 Hours, 14 Sessions $425.00
  SCC WB,111 Helmick & Ebbing
  Tuesdays, Feb 5 - May 7 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

Basics of Social Media for Business
Learn to use Social Media FREE marketing. Understand the different platforms and how to use them, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, eBay, YouTube and much more. Understand the top five things that make social media different than traditional marketing. Work through the top five difficult questions when using social media marketing. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#67454 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $89.00
  SCC WB,111 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Feb 5 & 12 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business
Still think Facebook is a fad? Advertisers of all shapes and sizes are finding ways to leverage the social media giant’s 1.7 billion users. You know you don’t need to reach everyone on Facebook, but engaging even a teeny-tiny fraction of users who live in your corner of the world could do a lot for your business. Learn how to use Facebook’s advertising tools to reach, engage and motivate your customers. Also learn tips on what to say, how to say it, and when. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#67456 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC WB,111 Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesdays, Feb 19 & 26 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Blogging for Business
As marketing grows increasingly informal and conversational with customers, blogs are becoming one of the most important social media tools for business. Learn about successful blogging practices as demonstrated by mega corporations, mid-sized companies, and small Mom & Pop establishments. Discover and build your audience with creative tactics, quality content and analytics. Share your business plan and service options through the engaging and relatable voice of your own perspective. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#67455 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC WB,111 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Mar 5 & 12 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Email Marketing in a Candy Crush World
Wish there was a way to magically deliver a message straight to the hands of your customers? There is: email! Learn how to start your own email marketing program. Learn how to use automated tools, get ideas for content, understand when to schedule, see how to grow your list, drive customers to your website, measure your efforts, and more. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#67464 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC WB,111 Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesdays, Apr 2 & 9 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Tagging for Business Optimization
Harness the power of the hashtag to enable your customers (and future customers) to search and discover your business content on social media. Learn about metadata marketing and how to word weight tag subjects, events, people and geolocations to piggyback on their momentum and connect your business with trending topics. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#67457 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC WB,111 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Mar 19 & 26 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Visual Media In Social Media Marketing
While traditional marketing techniques tell your story to customers, visual media marketing shows your story and lets them see first-hand what you have to offer. Learn how to utilize innovative approaches to sharing your company’s content through various formats, such as video loops, live streaming, images and text, on multiple social networks for better customer engagement. Develop a visual media marketing strategy to captivate your audience, capitalize on visual media trends, and take your brand narrative to the next level. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#67458 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $89.00
  SCC WB,111 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Apr 16 & 23 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

Pimp My Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals
You know you should be using LinkedIn for networking, but it’s all a mystery: connections, profiles, endorsements, groups. Where do you start? Your LinkedIn profile is your business card, your resume, your soapbox, and your rolodex – all in one. Learn how to pimp your profile and get noticed. Then see how you can leverage LinkedIn’s other features to grow your network and build influence. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#67501 2 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
  SCC WB,111 Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesday, Apr 30 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Social Media Certificate Final Project
Attending all Social Media Certificate classes is strongly recommended before taking the final project and will no be considered complete until all parts of the Final Project Guidliness are met. The Final Project consists of two parts: first, meeting the attendance requirement for the Social Media certificate classes: Basics of Social Media for Business, Blogging for Business, Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business, Pimp my Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals, Twitter Tagging for Business Optimization, and Visual Media in Social Media Marketing, and second, presentation of the final Social Media Marketing Plan which meets the provided guidelines. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#67459 2 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
  SCC WB,111 Helmick & Ebbing
  Tuesday, May 7 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

Google Analytics
How do you know if your website is effective and driving the business that you want? Managing your web presence be it via website, mobile applications, or any combination is key for your success. Through hands-on activities you will discover how to set up and use Google Analytics and standard Google Analytics reports. You will create a Google Analytics account, tag website with a Google Analytics tracking code, understand collecting and analyzing data, and much more.

#67526 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $149.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Angela Shipley
  Mon & Fri, Feb 4 & 8 5 - 7 PM

 

 

 

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