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For a printable PDF of the Spring Workforce Development and Community Education course book, please click here.
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Computer Courses

INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS
Thursdays, January 25 – February 15
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 11075
CFP 409-51
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
Wednesdays, January 24 – March 7
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 11074
CFP 401-51
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
Tuesdays, January 23 – March 6
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 11077
CFP 411-51
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
Wednesdays, March 21 – May 2
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 11076
CFP 410-51
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

MAINTAINING PEAK PC PERFORMANCE
Monday, February 5
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 10882
CFP 400-51
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.

 

INDESIGN CC PART I
Tuesday, February 6
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CRN# 11600
CFP 423-01
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.

 

WORKING WITH YOUR ANDROID TABLET
Mondays, February 12 – 26
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 11237
CFP 413-51
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.

 

COMPUTER AND INTERNET SAFETY
Wednesdays, March 19 – 26
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 11299
CFP 403-51
Fee: $45
If you think you’re safe from cyber criminals 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 B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

 

PHOTOSHOP CC PART I
Tuesday and Wednesday, March 20 – March 21
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

CRN# 11601
CFP 424-01
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.

 

INTERMEDIATE EXCEL
Tuesdays, March 20-May 1
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 10911
CFP 402-51
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.

 

INTRODUCTION TO MS WORD
Thursdays, March 22- May 3
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 11514
CFP 412-51
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.

 

INTRO TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Thursdays, April 5 – 26
6:30-7:30 p.m.

CRN# 11238
CFP 414-51
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.

 

HOW TO MAKE A MOVIE ON YOUR I-PHONE
Thursdays, April 5 – 26
7-9 p.m.

CRN# 11599
CFP 426-51
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, 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.

 

WELCOME TO FACEBOOK
Mondays, April 9 – 23
6-8 p.m.

CRN# 11598
CFP 421-51
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 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.

 

MICROSOFT PROJECT 2016/2013 PART I
Wednesday, April 18
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

CRN# 11614
CFP 252-01
Fee: $325
This course will be taught at Microknowledge located at 21 British American Blvd., Latham, N.Y., 12110.
This one day course covers the essential skills needed to plan a project using Microsoft Project. Topics include scheduling tasks, creating a work breakdown structure, linking tasks, scheduling resources, examining Project’s views, and sorting and filtering. This course is taught by Microknowledge. Click here to register.