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Computer Courses

Introduction to Windows

CRN# 11075                                 Thursdays, January 19-February 9                                                                       
CFP 409-51                                   6-8 p.m.                                                                                                                    Fee: $125

Students will learn how to use Microsoft Windows consumer operating system in this introductory course. Learn how to maneuver, customize and control the computer, ensure a safe computing environment, and discover Windows updates and why they should be installed. Students will also learn how to multi-task, manage folders and files, create shortcuts, how to install and use software, and much more. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

Introduction to Excel

CRN# 11077                                 Tuesdays, January 24-March 7                                                                                 
CFP 411-51                                   6-8 p.m.                                                                                                                    Fee: $130

Colleges and universities require students to create, analyze, and share important data quickly. This introductory course covers how to structure your spreadsheet for data input, how to create formulas, and then progress to dynamically displaying the results in a custom chart. Use Excel to get the most out of your information. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

Introduction to Access

CRN# 11076                                 Thursdays, February 16-April 6                                                                                          
CFP 409-51                                   6-8 p.m.                                                                                                                  Fee: $130

No class March 16
Do you need to maintain extensive data and then generate reports for analysis? Learn how to design this relational database to meet your business needs. This course covers the development of a database and begins to explore how to query the data. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

Introduction to PowerPoint

CRN# 11074                                 Mondays, March 20-May 1                                                                                            
CFP 401-51                                   6-8 p.m.                                                                                                                    Fee: $130

Many colleges and universities require students to prove their oral proficiency through frequent presentations and many companies require their employees to present information in group settings. This course is designed to introduce students to Microsoft PowerPoint, the presentation graphics program. PowerPoint gives you everything you need to produce a professional-looking presentation. You can print slides, print handouts, print notes pages, prepare for 35mm slides, or deliver an on-screen presentation. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.


Computer and Internet Safety

CRN# 11299                                 Wednesdays, January 25-February 1
CFP 403-51                                   6-8 p.m.                                                                                                                        Fee: $50

Do you spend a lot of time on the Internet, reading e-mail, researching a project for work, shopping and banking? How do you insure your computer and personal data is as safe as possible? This course will explain how to insure your computer and personal data is as safe as possible and what the best practices for protecting your data and computer are. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

Introduction to MS Word

CRN# 11078                                 Mondays, January 23-March 6                                                                                  
CFP 412-51                                   6-8 p.m.                                                                                                                    Fee: $130

This introductory course covers the basics of word processing and provides instruction on how to create attractive, appealing documents. Colleges and universities require students to prove their writing proficiency by composing numerous papers. Competent word processing skills are needed for optimum communication. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

Computer Survival

CRN# 11300                                 Wednesdays, February 1-March 8
CFP 415-01                                   10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                                                                Fee: $110

This stress-free workshop is intended for those who want to learn commonly used computer skills in the Windows operating system. Simple, non-technical explanations combined with hands-on experience will help you feel comfortable using a computer and learning computer fundamentals. Learn what a drive is, how to use a mouse, how to set up your desktop, how to create shortcuts, how
to surf the Internet, the basics of Word Processing and what an Anti-Virus program does and why you want one. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

Intro to Adobe Photoshop

CRN# 11120                                 Wednesdays, February 8-March 29                                                                      
CFP 407-51                                   6-9 p.m.                                                                                                                    Fee: $275
No class March 15

Take your photos to the next level. This beginner class will introduce you to the Photoshop CS4 environment and the tools that can help you color correct, retouch and generally improve your photos. Students can bring a flash drive to class to work on their photos. This course is taught by Serge Zaslavsky, a Senior Graphic Designer with the Golub Corporation. Click here to register.

 

Intermediate Excel

CRN# 10911                                 Tuesdays, March 21-May 2                                                                                            
CFP 402-51                                   6-8 p.m.                                                                                                                    Fee: $130

If you’re familiar with Excel and are ready to build upon that knowledge, then this is the course for you. This course will focus on pivot tables, using formulas for (but not limited to) financial, lookup and reference, and math and trig. Students will also learn about conditional formatting, how to protect your spreadsheet from changes and how to create macros for repetitive work. Advance charting
and forms for easy data entry will also be covered. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

Computer Survival 2

CRN# 11301                                 Wednesdays, March 22-April 26
CFP 419-01                                   10 a.m.-12 p.m.                                                                                                Fee: $110

Students will continue personalizing their computer with sound and Ease of Access tools for vision/hearing challenges. Topics include what is a firewall and why you need one, passwords, how to save files to the hard drive or a flash drive and more. Pre-requisite: CFP 415 Computer Survival. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs.  Click here to register.

 

Maintaining Peak PC Performance

CRN# 10882                                 Wednesday, April 5                                                                                                                
CFP 400-51                                   6-8 p.m.                                                                                                                        Fee: $30

Learn how to perform the procedures that will free up hard disk space and how to optimize your hard drive for faster performance. These techniques apply to all versions of Windows. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

Working with your Android Tablet

CRN# 11237                                 Wednesdays, April 12-26                                                                                                           CFP 413-51                       6-8 p.m.     Fee: $55

This course explores the capabilities of a tablet running the Android Operating system. Students will learn how to customize their tablet, from changing wall paper to organizing apps, storing files, and using the cloud. Students will also discover how to protect their tablet from viruses and how to run it as efficiently as possible and sync it to other devises. Students are asked to bring their tablet to class for a hands-on experience. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

Intro to Digital Photography

CRN# 11238                                                                Thursdays, April 13-May 4                                                              
CFP 414-51                                                                   6:30-7:30 p.m.                                                                       Fee: $75

Turn your photos into artful masterpieces. Students will learn tips and tricks of photography from a professional photographer. Topics include learning how to use your Digital SLR camera, how to create the right settings for pictures, photography fundamentals such as composition and lighting for creating the perfect shot and techniques for how to retouch photographs. Students are required to bring their own Digital SLR cameras. This course is taught by Art Innovators. 
Click here to register.