Computers & Office
This course is offered for the Office Skills Certificate students or for any adults needing a general understanding of math functions in a business. Some of the entry level information covered includes: profit and loss; banking; payroll; accounts payable and receivable; spread sheets and computerized accounting; cash receipts and expenses; taxes; inventories; and the basics of bookkeeping. This course may be used toward the Office Skills Certificate Program.
MON/September 11, 2017, 6:00-9:00, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: $30 (Residents); $35 (Non-residents) + Text
No matter what your age, if you are not quite sure how to navigate or get the most from your computer then this is the class for you. You will become familiar with basics of using a computer. The concept of windows will be introduced as well as e-mailing (with attachments) and safe Internet searches.
TUE/September 5, 2017, 8:30-11:30, 5 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Self-Supporting Fee: $55
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
You will be introduced to the basic computer terminology, a computer operating system, and application software. This course will enable you to work independently on a personal computer with beginning skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Typing skill is an advantage but not a requirement for this course. This course may be used toward the Office Skills Certificate Program.
TUE/October 10, 2017, 8:30-11:30, 10 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: $55 (Residents); $60 (Non-residents)
Learn how to type using Windows XP and Microsoft Word for Windows software. You will focus on learning the keyboard and basic computer functions and then build speed and accuracy. Students may develop a resume as part of the class. Work at your own pace and get the skills needed in today's computer age. This course may be used toward the Office Skills Certificate Program.
TUE/September 5, 2017, 12:30-2:00, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: $30 (Residents); $35 (Non-residents)
MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010
The course includes an introduction to electronic spreadsheets and how they are used; the difference between text, numbers, and calculating in Excel; creating and using formulas; right and wrong ways to enter a formula (and why); copying and pasting; drag-and-drop editing; formatting; printing; working with columns and rows; absolute references; and an introduction to charts. The intermediate portion of this course goes into a more advanced use of spreadsheet skills. It includes an intermediate level of formulas and functions; charting; using databases; working with multiple worksheets and workbooks; using HTML files; range names; labels in formulas; drawing objects and auto-shapes; PivotTables; using forms; importing data; and creating macros. This course may be used toward the Office Skills Certificate Program. Students must be experienced computer users with skills in keyboarding, navigating around files and folders, and basic working knowledge of Microsoft Word.
TUE/October 3, 2017, 6:00-9:00, 10 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: $65 (Residents); $70 (Non-residents)
Students will be introduced to the skills necessary to succeed as office workers such as effective communications skills, human resources issues, general office procedures and the usage of a variety of office machines. Knowledge of human relations skills and business etiquette will be emphasized. This course may be used toward the Office Skills Certificate Program.
WED/September 6, 2017, 6:00-9:00, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Cost: $30 (Residents); $35 (Non-residents) + Text