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Computer Courses

SUNY Schenectady is proud to offer a Basic Computer Software Specialist Certificate.
Students must participate in and complete the following four courses in order to earn this introductory certificate:

  • CFP 409 Intro to Windows
  • CFP 410 Intro to Access
  • CFP 411 Intro to Excel
  • CFP 401 Intro to Power Point

For more information, please contact the Office of Workforce Development and Community Education at (518) 595-1101, ext. 3 or 4.

INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL
CRN# 60595
CFP 411-51
Thursdays, June 6 – July 25 (no class July 4)
6-8 p.m.

Fee: $130
Businesses, 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 WINDOWS
CRN# 60801
CFP 409-51
Tuesdays, July 2 – July 23
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, 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.


Additional Computer Courses

SHAREPOINT 2016/2013 SITE OWNER
CRN# 60597
CFP 422-51
Wednesday, May 1
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Fee: $325
This course will be taught at Microknowledge located at 15 Cornell Rd., Latham, N.Y., 12110
SharePoint is a web-based, collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. This one-day course is designed for existing MS SharePoint site users who need to create and manage a SharePoint team site. This course is taught by Microknowledge. Click here to register.

PHOTOSHOP CC PART I
CRN# 60599
CFP 424-51
Thursday and Friday, June 6 & June 7
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Fee: $425
This course will be taught at Microknowledge located at 15 Cornell Rd., 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.

CYBER SAFETY
CRN# 60470
CFP 403-51
Tuesdays, June 18 – June 25
6-8 p.m.

Fee: $50
You spend a lot of time on the Internet, reading e-mail, researching a project for work, shopping, and banking. This course will explain how to ensure your computer and personal data are as safe as possible and best practices for protecting your data and computer. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.

MAINTAINING PEAK PC PERFORMANCE
CRN# 60264
CFP 400-51
Monday, June 24
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.

COMPUTER SURVIVAL
CRN# 60802
CFP 418-51
Mondays & Wednesdays, July 1 – July 17
6-8 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, and how to use a mouse, set up your desktop, create shortcuts, and 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.

INDESIGN CC PART I
CRN# 60598
CFP 423-51
Tuesday, July 9
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Fee: $325
This course will be taught at Microknowledge located at 15 Cornell Rd., 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.

MICROSOFT PROJECT 2016/2013 PART I
CRN# 60609
CFP 425-01
Tuesday, August 20
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Fee: $325
This course will be taught at Microknowledge located at 15 Cornell Rd., 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.