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Computer Courses

INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS
CRN# 91095   
CFP 409-51  
Tuesdays, September 26 – October 17   
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 more. This course is taught by B :>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 
INTRODUCTION TO POWERPOINT
CRN# 90870   
CFP 401-51  
Wednesdays, October 4 – November 15 
6-8 p.m.   

Fee: $130
Many colleges and universities require students to prove their oral proficiency through frequent presentations. 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.


INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL
CRN# 91097   
CFP 411-51
Thursdays, October 5 – November 16       
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. With Excel, you will 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# 91096   
CFP 410-51
Tuesdays, October 24 – December 5   
6-8 p.m.   

Fee: $130
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.

 

Additional Computer Courses


SHAREPOINT 2016/2013 SITE OWNER   
CRN# 91358   
CFP 422-51  
Monday, September 11
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
 
Fee: $325
This course will be taught at Microknowledge located at 21 British American Blvd., Latham, N.Y., 12110.
SharePoint is a web-based, collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office.  This one-day course is designed for existing Microsoft SharePoint site users who need to create and manage a SharePoint team site. This course is taught by Microknowledge.
Click here to register.

MAINTAINING PEAK PC PERFORMANCE
CRN# 90869   
CFP 400-51   
Monday, September 27   
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.


WELCOME TO FACEBOOK
CRN# 91357   
CFP 421-51
Mondays, October 2-16      
6-8 p.m. 
  
Fee: $55
Everywhere you turn you hear “find us on Facebook” but you are not signed up for the social-media platform and you don’t know how to find them? This class will cover how to sign-up for Facebook, build your profile, set your privacy options, find and add people and organizations, and learn how to stay safe while navigating Facebook. This class will give you the hands-on experience you need to become acquainted with this popular social-media platform. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.


COMPUTER SURVIVAL
CRN# 91356   
CFP 418-51   
Thursdays, October 5 – November 16    
10 a.m.-12 p.m.   

Fee: $100
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, and how to use a mouse, set up your desktop, create shortcuts, surf the internet, as well as 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.


HOW TO MAKE A MOVIE ON YOUR I-PHONE
CRN# 91444  
CFP 426-51
Thursdays, October 5-26      
7-9 p.m.   
 
Fee: $125
Students will explore the iPhone camera functions as well as editing styles and techniques using the Apple application iMovie directly from their device. Camera resolution, frame rates, focus, light, composition, audio, tripods, external light and microphones will be among the topics discussed. Students will make a short home movie using video recorded on their iPhone and edited on iMovie: applying video, photos, music, themes, transitions, speed, sound, color and more. Requirements: Apple iPhone or iPad (iPhones 5, 6 or 7) and the iMovie application installed on the iPhone/iPad. Students should bring their iPhone/iPad, which should have available storage space. This course is taught by Harold Bryant. Mr. Bryant is a Videographer and Editor for the New York State Assembly. He has worked on Hollywood feature films, documentaries and educational films and is passionate about producing educational and entertaining video projects. He has been using his iPhone to create easy and quick videos to share around the world.
Click here to register.

WORKING WITH YOUR ANDROID TABLET
CRN# 91099   
CFP 413-51   
Mondays, October 9-23    
10 a.m.-12 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 devices. 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.


INDESIGN CC PART I   
CRN# 91359  
CFP 423-51   
Thursday, October 19      
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.   

Fee: $325
This course will be taught at Microknowledge located at 21 British American Blvd., Latham, N.Y., 12110.
This one-day course is designed for individuals who want to create clean, professional publications with ease. Become comfortable with the InDesign environment, create and edit a variety of publications, utilize master pages, format text, and finalize documents. This course is taught by Microknowledge. Click here to register.


MS WINDOWS AND OFFICE ESSENTIALS
CRN# 91100  
CFP 416-51
Mondays, October 30 – November 20       
6-8 p.m.    

Fee: $100
Need a crash course in Windows and Microsoft Office? In this hands-on class, you will learn basics skills in using Windows 7/10, Word 2013, Excel 2013, Word 2013, and PowerPoint 2013. Required book: Easy Office 2013 (paperback) by Patrice-Ann Rutledge, Sherry Kinkoph Gunter. This class is not recommended for computer novices. Basic computer skills required. This course is taught by techKnow PROF, an area computer technology training company. Click here to register.


COMPUTER AND INTERNET SAFETY
CRN# 91094   
CFP 403-51   
Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 31 – November 2     
6-8 p.m.   

Fee: $45
If you think you’re safe from cybercriminals just because you installed anti-virus software on your computer, think again. Virus attacks are just one of the many dangers you face every time you turn on a computer, open an email, surf the Web, go on Facebook or use a wireless network anywhere, including home. Learn the basics everyone should follow for safer computing. Students can bring their own laptops for some basic hands-on safety settings. This course is taught by Tech Know PROF. Click here to register.


PHOTOSHOP CC PART I   
CRN# 91360   
CFP 424-51 
Wednesday and Thursday, November 1-2                                  
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  
 
Fee: $425
This course will be taught at Microknowledge located at 21 British American Blvd., Latham, N.Y., 12110.
This two-day class is designed to cover the Photoshop environment, working with image selections and layers, using image adjustment techniques, retouching and resizing images, and preparing finished images. This course is taught by Microknowledge. Click here to register.