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Excel Fundamentals - Not Just Beginners

CMEF 010
Date: Fall Session TBD

This one day class was developed for those who are new to excel, for those wanting to update their skills, as well as for anyone who is self-taught. In this workshop you will create and edit workbooks that will help you save time and increase accuracy. You will also learn how to enter, edit and manipulate data, create time saving formulas and format Excel worksheets.

Excel Level 2 - One Day Workshop

CMEX 024  
Date: Fall Session TBD

Expand your skills by learning how to use Excel database capabilities, audit formulas, and link formulas. Arrange multiple books and sheets while controlling data input, and create charts to communicate data visually. Suitable for use with Excel 2010/2013/2016 Windows Users.

Excel Level 3 - One Day Workshop

CMEX 025  
Date: Fall Session TBD

In this one-day, advanced level workshop, you will gain hands-on experience with a number of Excel functions such as PivotTables and PivotCharts. Learn how to use slicers to summarize, analyze, explore, and present large amounts of data in a visual way. Create templates and add Vlookup and IF formulas to your repetoire. Suitable for Excel 2010/2013/2016 Windows users.

Introduction to Computers

CMIN 010
Date: TBD

For those who are comfortable working with computers but have little experience and want to learn more. A non-technical course, this workshop includes an introduction to various MS Office applications, advanced email skills, internet search techniques, and file management procedures including creating, saving, opening and printing files. Bring a 1 GB flash drive to class.

MS Office Brush-Up

CMOS 005
Date: TBD

This hands-on, two day course, is perfect for anyone looking to improve upon outdated or rusty computer skills. Students will gain job ready skills and efficiency with hands-on practice in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. This course is suitable for those with basic skills in any version of MS Office.

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