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
Access Basics 2/10/2017
Access Intermediate 3/7/2017
Access Advanced 5/2/2017
Computer Essentials for Home & Work  3/20/2017
Excel Basics 1/23/2017
Excel Basics 2/7/2017
 Excel Basics 3/20/2017
 Excel Basics 4/10/2017
 Excel Intermediate  4/4/2017
 Excel Intermediate 4/17/2017
Excel Advanced 5/8/2017
Excel Formulas, Functions, and Charts 5/9/2017
Introduction to Windows 8.1 1/31/2017
Introduction to Windows 10 1/30/2017
iPads for 50+ 4/4/2017
Introduction to Google Docs 1/18/2017
Keyboarding for Computers 1/16/2017
Microsoft Outlook Basics 2/14/2017
Microsoft PowerPoint 2/13/2017
Microsoft Publisher 5/15/2017
Window's 10: Transition from Windows 7 5/23/2017
Word Basics 1/24/2017
Word Basics 2/21/2017
Word Basics 3/2/2017
Word Basics 5/2/2017
Word Intermediate 3/8/2017
Word Intermediate 4/6/2017
Word Advanced 5/16/2017

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.

#56966          8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                  $129
                    SCC CBIZ, 110                                         Cindy Chambers
                    Fri, Feb 10 & 17                                        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.

#56970         8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                   $129
                    SCC CBIZ, 110                                          Cindy Chambers
                   Tue & Thu, Mar 7 & 9                                  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.

#56976        8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                    $129
                   SCC CBIZ, 110                                           Cindy Chambers
                   Tue & Thu, May 2 & 4                                 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.

#57257         24 Hours, 8 Sessions                                      $195
                    SCC CBIZ, 110                                              Cindy Chambers
                   Mon & Wed, Mar 20 - Apr 12                               1 - 4 PM

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

#57259         24 Hours, 8 Sessions                                        $169
                   SCC CBIZ, 110                                                Cindy Chambers
                   Mon & Wed, Mar 20 - Apr 12                             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.

#56962        8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                           $129
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                   Cindy Chambers
                  Mon & Wed, Jan 23 & 25                                      8 AM - Noon 

#56963       8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                           $129
                  SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                      Larry Cutsinger
                  Tue & Thu, Feb 7 - 16                                        6 - 8 PM

#56964      8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                             $129
                 SCC Keokuk, 417                                                Larry Cutsinger
                 Mon & Wed, Mar 20 - 29                                      6 - 8 PM

#56965       8 Hours, 2 Session                                              $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                    Larry Cutsinger
                 Mon & Wed, Apr 10 & 12                                      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.

#56975      8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                               $129
                SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                            Jill Ita
                Tue & Wed, Apr 4 - 12                                             6 - 8 PM

#56974     8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                $129
                SCC CBIZ, 110                                                       Cindy Chamers
               Mon & Tue, Apr 17 & 19                                           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.

#56977      8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                              $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                     Cindy Chambers
                 Mon & Wed, May 8 & 10                                        1 - 5 PM

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.

#56951         6 Hours, 2 Session                                             $129
                   SCC CBIZ, 110                                                  Cindy Chambers
                   Tue & Thu, May 9 & 11                                        9 AM - Noon

Introduction to Windows 8.1
This 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.  

#56968        8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                               $129
                  SCC CBIZ, 112                                                       Larry Cutsinger
                  Tue & Thu, Jan 31 & Feb 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.

#56980   8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                  $129
             SCC CBIZ, 110                                                          Cindy Chambers
             Mon & Wed, Jan 30 & Feb 1                                       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.

#56978       4 Hours, 2 Sessions                                             $39
                 SCC CBIZ, 112                                                    Cindy Chambers
                 Tue & Thu, Apr 4 & 6                                            9 - 11 AM

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 and registrations.  Find out what over 100 million users are doing with Google Docs.  Prior experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files will be beneficial.

#57552         6 Hours, 3 Sessions                                          $59
                    SCC Keokuk, 301                                             Bruce Huddleson
                    Wed, Jan 18 - Feb 1                                         5:30 - 7:30 PM
                    Instructor will be live at CBIZ & via ZOOM in Keokuk

#57556          6 Hours, 3 Sessions                                        $59
                     SCC CBIZ, 110                                               Bruce Huddleson
                     Wed, Jan 18 - Feb 1                                        5:30 - 7:30 PM
                     Instructor will be live at CBIZ & via ZOOM in Keokuk

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.

#56979       9 Hours, 3 Sessions                                                $129
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                       Larry Cutsinger
                  M, F, M, Jan 16 - 20                                                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.

#56957       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                  $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                         Larry Cutsinger
                 Tue & Thu, Feb 14 & 16                                             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.

#56967     8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                     $129
                SCC CBIZ, 110                                                            Sarah Johnson
                Mon & Wed, Feb 13 & 15                                             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.

#56969       12 Hours, 3 Sessions                                                  $185
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                           Cindy Chambers
                  M, W, F, May 15 - 19                                                   8 AM - Noon

Windows 10: Transition for Windows 7
Course is designed for participants who wish to switch from the Window 7 operating system to using the Windows 10 in a business or work-related environment.  Prior working knowledge of the Windows 7 operating system and proficiency in the general use of personal computers is recommended, including launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structure, and managing files and folders.

#57352       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                    $129
                  SCC CBIZ, 110                                                           Cindy Chambers
                  Tue & Thu, May 23 & 25                                             1 - 5 PM

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.

#56958       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                          $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                 Larry Cutsinger
                 Tue & Thu, Jan 24 - 26                                      1 - 5 PM

#56960       8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                           $129
                 SCC CBIZ, 110                                                   Cindy Chambers
                 Tue & Thu, Feb 21 & 23                                       1 - 5 PM

#56959        8 Hours, 4 Session                                             $129
                   SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                      Larry Cutsinger
                   Thu, Mar 2 - 30                                                  6 - 8 PM

#56961        8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                            $129
                  SCC Keokuk, 110                                                Larry Cutsinger
                  Tue, May2 - 23                                                    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, create document templates, and managing document revisions. Pre-requisite: Word Basics or equivalent knowledge.  This course is approved for the Business Application Certificate.

#56971         8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                              $129
                   SCC CBIZ, 110                                                    Cindy Chambers
                   Wed & Fri, Mar 8 & 10                                          1 - 5 PM

#56972        8 Hours, 4 Sessions                                               $129
                  SCC Mt. Pleasant, 203                                            Jill Ita
                  Thu, Apr 6 - 27                                                       6 - 8 PM

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.

#56973          8 Hours, 2 Sessions                                             $129
                    SCC CBIZ, 110                                                    Cindy Chambers
                    Tue & Thu, May 16 & 18                                       1 - 5 PM

 

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