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 Learn basic and advanced software programs and techniques to stay updated on the latest technology. Corporate and Continuing Education offers courses from general computer usage to advanced databases.


Introduction to Personal Computers
Learn the basics on how to operate a personal computer including computer hardware, memory, storage, files and folders, and using the mouse. No typing or computer experience necessary.

Beginning Internet
This is an introduction to the Information Superhighway. Topics include what the Internet is, how to access it, file transfer protocol, web browsers, and HTML.

Introduction to Microsoft Windows Vista
This course teaches the fundamentals of the Windows Vista operating system and how to distinguish it from earlier versions of Windows.

Introduction to Microsoft Windows
This course introduces the basic features and operations of Microsoft's Windows operating system.

Microsoft Office Specialist "Test Prep"
In this session, participants will learn about the structure of Microsoft Office Specialist examinations and review sample exams.

Microsoft Word

Beginning Word
Participants will review the fundamentals of word processing in Microsoft Word. Topics include the Word window, editing, proofreading and formatting documents.

Intermediate Word
This class covers advanced document formatting techniques; working with styles, sharing information with other programs, working with long documents, collaborating on documents and working with graphics.

Microsoft Word Mail Merge
This course covers how to use the Mail Merge Wizard to create a document, envelop, or label and then merge it with a mailing or database list of recipients. New mail merging features will be covered.

Microsoft Word Tables & Tabs
This course reviews how to create and format tables, sort data and perform simple calculations, and convert tables to tabbed text. Participants will also review setting tab stops and converting tabbed columns of text into a Word table.

Microsoft Excel

Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Participants will learn to enter and edit data, modify and format worksheets, use functions and print options, create charts, and take advantage of the basic web capabilities in Excel 2003.

Beginning Excel
In this session, participants will learn that Excel XP is an easy-to-use, yet powerful spreadsheet program. Topics include building, editing, and formatting worksheets as well as working with charts, formulas, and functions.

Intermediate Excel
This class covers analyzing list data, enhancing charts and worksheets, using "what if" analysis, summarizing data with pivot tables, exchanging data with other programs, and sharing files.

Advanced Microsoft Excel
Topics include working with advanced formulas, using lookups and datatables, managing advanced lists, and working with PivotTables and PivotCharts.

Microsoft Excel AutoSum and Formulas
Learn how to use the "auto" features in Excel, such as AutoSum and AutoCalculate, to check the integrity of each spreadsheet.

Microsoft Excel Data Features
In this session, participants will learn how to efficiently manipulate data, including sorting and filtering, generating totals and subtotals, generating print titles, and establishing print ranges.

Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Publisher
Topics include creating a publication and formatting text, working with clip art, enhancing a publication, working with multi-page publications, using special features, and producing publications for the web.

Microsoft Publisher Tips & Tricks
This course covers working with placeholders, importing spell-checked text from Microsoft Word, inserting a picture from a file or a scanner, and inserting or deleting pages from a publication.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
This class covers creating, modifying, enhancing and customizing presentations.

Microsoft Access

Introduction to Microsoft Access
This class is an opportunity to be introduced to fundamental database concepts, designing databases and tables, working with fields and records, setting data entry rules, and creating simple queries, forms, and reports.

Intermediate Microsoft Access
This class covers sharing Access information with other Microsoft Office programs, creating data pages, advanced queries, advanced forms and reports, managing database objects, creating macros and modules, and maintaining a database.

Advanced Microsoft Access
In this advanced course, participants will be introduced to fundamental work with Structured Query Language. Participants will learn advanced queries, how to conduct advanced work with macro writing and executing, importing, exporting, and linking objects, and database management and security fundamentals.

Microsoft Access Table Design
In this session, participants will learn how to establish primary keys, how to set up relationships between tables, how to establish field properties that work right every time, and how to implement quality control measures that guarantee the integrity of a database.

Microsoft Access Form and Report Writing
In this workshop, participants will learn how to manipulate controls on a form or a report, how to sort and group data for printing, and how to integrate report writing with other Microsoft Office products using OfficeLinks.


The QuickBooks program is designed with the small business owner in mind. Participants leave with resource materials.