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July 2019
$295.00

Writing Effective Meeting Minutes

July 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This one day program will help you determine what should be included in minutes and what should not be included.  Understand why minutes are necessary and why accuracy is a must.  Learn how to prepare for the minute taking process and remove the stress minute taking can create.  Determine what skills you need to be an effective minute taker and create an action plan to increase those skills.  Participate in exercises to recognize and remove extraneous verbiage and produce clear,…

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$ 275.00

Word 2010: Tips & Tricks

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This class is packed with information using Word to enable your work-day to proceed in a timely fashion.  Learning these tips and shortcuts will enhance your ability to perform your tasks and create better looking documents.  Learn to use Word’s Help System when you need more information about a particular subject.  Find out what the EXTRA sections contain.  Word has more features than you ever thought about using and with this class, “ Tips, Tricks, and Techniques”, each feature becomes…

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$ 375.00

Excel 2010: Statistical Analysis (Level 4)

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Forecast GDP using statistical functions. Evaluate sales data and stock data using statistical functions. Mine data using the lookup and reference functions. Analyze Sales data using descriptive statistics. Analyze time series data using exponential smoothing. Analyze data using regression. Analyze sector data using correlation and covariance matrices. Optimize a stock portfolio using solver. Develop an investment schedule using financial functions. Make investment decisions using financial functions. Analyze sales data, calculate stock returns and aggregate GDP data using math functions. Manipulate…

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$1,095.00

Team Building for the Project Manager

July 29 @ 8:30 am - July 30 @ 4:00 pm

During this two-day class, participants will explore both the processes and human behavior aspects of team development and maintenance.  Throughout the training the participants will be exposed to many of the theories and techniques which are a part of the PMBOK as well as possible questions for the PMP examination.  This course will tie the relationship of teams together with the related project management knowledge areas.  Teaming and Teambuilding are essential elements to any successful project. Discover how the key…

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$1,295.00

Project+ Certification

July 29 @ 8:30 am - July 31 @ 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Create the Work Breakdown Structure. Manage stakeholders. Create the documents that lay the foundation for the project.  Determine the ideal team composition, recruit, negotiate for, and assign team members. Define a strategy for monitoring the project iteratively, calculate schedule and budget variances, manage the critical path, team, and vendor relationships, and monitor quality metrics. Close the project by delivering the final product, conduct a debriefing, create the project closure…

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$1,995.00

Six Sigma: Green Belt Certification Track

July 29 @ 8:30 am - July 31 @ 4:00 pm

This three session Boot Camp provides you with the knowledge needed to perform adequately as a member of a Six Sigma Green Belt team.  You will study and be tested on nine major areas of knowledge adapted from the American Society for Quality’s Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge. Enterprise Deployment of Six Sigma Managing through Processes Project Management for Six Sigma Six Sigma Methodology – Define Six Sigma Methodology – Measure Six Sigma Methodology – Analyze Six…

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$395.00

Strategic Planning for your Department/Team

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this session, all departmental or team participants will set the plans in motion for what they want their group to become, steps to achieve the plan, goals and strategies to reach their objectives.  Values will be determined; a mission for the vision will be formulated to develop the strategic direction the group needs to take.  The organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats will be analyzed and   an action plan devised indicating targets to achieve.   Contingency planning, managing and anticipating…

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$275.00

Access 2010: Level 3

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this course, the student will analyze tables, create a junction table, and improve table structure. Create subqueries, create unmatched and duplicate queries, group and summarize records using criteria, summarize data using a crosstab query, and create a PivotTable and a PivotChart. Create and attach a Macro, restrict records using a condition, validate data using a Macro, and automate data entry using a Macro. Display a calendar on a form, organize information with Tab pages and display a summary of…

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$995.00

Xcelsius: Essentials

July 29 @ 8:30 am - July 30 @ 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this class you will be able to Explore the Xcelsius workspace and an already created dashboard. Create a simple Xcelsius Chart. Manage Personal Finance Using Value Box. Organize levels of information using filters. Conduct a comparative study using List Builder and Line Chart. Conduct Trend Analysis using Combo Box. Conduct demand analysis using label based menu. Conduct a region based demand analysis using maps. Forecast revenue using sliders and gauge. Drill down the status of current…

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$795.00

MS: Project 07/10

July 29 @ 8:30 am - July 30 @ 4:00 pm

Microsoft Project 07/10, Level 1 Display an existing project plan in different views. Create a project plan file and enter task information.   Create a work breakdown structure by organizing tasks and setting task relationships.  Organize tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships. Use the Project calendar to assign and track tasks.  Assign Project resources and finalize the project plan file.  Create a resource calendar and assign resources to tasks.  Enter values for budget resources.  Set deadlines and resolve…

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$ 325.00

Excel 2010: PowerUser/VBA Code/Macros

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Understand the basics of a Visual Basic Module.  Create a macro with the Macro Recorder.  Edit and debug a macro.  Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and Hotkeys.  Work extensively with macro security.  Insert and format text.  Sort and duplicate data.  Generate a report.  Determine the dialog box type.  Capture user input.  Insert, copy, and delete worksheets.  Rename worksheets and modify the order of worksheets and print worksheets.  Create user-defined functions.  Automate SUM functions.  

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$ 275.00

Word 2013: Tips & Tricks

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This class is packed with information using Word to enable your work day to proceed in a timely fashion. Learning these tips and shortcuts will enhance your ability to perform your tasks and create better looking documents. Learn to use Word’s Help System when you need more information about a particular subject. Find out what the EXTRA sections contain. Word has more features than you ever thought about using and with this class, “ Tips, Tricks, and Techniques”, each feature…

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$ 275.00

Excel 2013: Advanced

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:  Create and edit a Macro, apply conditional formatting, add data validation criteria, update a workbook’s properties and modify Excel’s default settings.  Protect your worksheet and workbook and add and remove file passwords. Share workbooks, set and review tracked revisions, merge workbooks, and administer digital signatures.  Trace cells, locate errors in formulas, troubleshoot invalid data and Formulas, watch and evaluate formulas and create a data list outline.  Create a Trendline,…

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$ 325.00

Excel 2013: PowerUser-VBA Code/Macros

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Understand the basics of a Visual Basic Module.  Create a macro with the Macro Recorder.  Edit and debug a macro.  Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and Hotkeys.  Work extensively with macro security.  Insert and format text.  Sort and duplicate data.  Generate a report.  Determine the dialog box type.  Capture user input.  Insert, copy, and delete worksheets.  Rename worksheetsand modify the order of worksheets and print worksheets.  Create user-defined functions.  Automate SUM functions.

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$ 795.00

Flash: Level 2

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Identify the advantages that symbol use has in building a Flash movie, identify and create the three types of symbols, and manage symbols within a movie using the Library palette. Use scenes to organize content in large complex Timelines, and create frame labels to mark critical points in your Timeline. Add advanced playback controls and interactive elements to a Flash movie (including remote rollovers and expanding menus), and create preloaders to ensure smooth playback of larger movie files over slow…

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$795.00

InDesign

July 29 @ 8:30 am - July 30 @ 4:00 pm

After this class, students will be able to: Use InDesign’s palettes, tools, and navigation features to examine and alter documents. Create and modify text and graphic frames. Use master pages and guides to design a document’s layout and to add automatic page numbering. Import text; thread text throughout a document; reflow text threads; and change the number of columns. Define colors and apply them to fills and strokes of frames. Apply character and paragraph formatting; and create styles to streamline…

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$295.00

Math Refresher

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This one-day review is designed to refresh your math skills and does not go into Algebra, statistics or higher math areas. The following topics will be covered: Order of Operations and its rules Decimals – place value, comparing, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. Fractions – Equivalent fractions, reducing fractions, improper fractions, writing fractions as decimals and decimals as fractions, adding/subtracting and multiplying/dividing fractions. Percents – Percents as decimals and decimals as percent; Percents as fractions; finding percent of a…

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$195.00

Networking Your Way to Success

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the techniques for getting things done quickly and easily by using your mind and available resources.  Tap into the ideas, information, knowledge, and expertise of others, particularly within your own organization.  This course teaches techniques to improve our effectiveness by increasing and optimizing the value of each of our encounters.  Network with others within the workshop for practical experience and demonstration of your newly learned methods.

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$195.00

Is Eight Enough?

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will learn to use a matrix to analyze and organize their own lives to create balance and gain greater satisfaction. Discuss how various technologies can be utilized to provide time savings. Discover the best ways to plan your life including work schedule, family time, and personal goals.

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$395.00

The First-Time Manager

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This session is ideal training for newer managers and supervisors and a good refresher for the veteran.  Make your move into management smoother and more successful.  Develop the skills necessary to manage/organize your people, your time, and multiple projects.  Discover tips for supervising your peer group.  Learn the best ways to recover from your own errors.  Learn what your manager wants and expects from you and your employees.  When tough people problems arise, you’ll know how to handle them by…

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$395.00

Time Management Techniques

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this hands-on workshop, participants will critique other’s time management skills using case studies.  Participants will be asked to identify tasks they might encounter over the course of a week and learn to use a matrix to analyze and organize their own lives to create balance and gain greater satisfaction.  We will demonstrate how technology can be used to help hone these skills.

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$795.00

SharePoint 2010 Foundation Advanced

July 29 @ 8:30 am - July 30 @ 4:00 pm

Learn the SharePoint site hierarchy, create a custom look and feel for a site collection, create a custom site layout.  Perform calculations on list data and customize list settings. Perform advance operations on a library, create a library template and describe information rights management. Create a form library and customize a form template using InfoPath. Create and apply a content type. Add a default workflow and create a custom workflow. Index content and enable search options. Synchronize a SharePoint site…

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$295.00

Business Writing: Editing

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Take a look at basic writing techniques everyone needs to know in the business world today.  Learn common spelling errors and tricks to remember the right spelling.  Take a long look at your sentence construction and figure out pitfalls to avoid when writing memos or letters.  Scan your entire document to make sure your ideas are in order and will make sense to the reader.  Learn how to apply good proofreading skills making sure each sentence and paragraph portrays what…

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$ 325.00

Excel 2013: Pivot Tables

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Create a PivotTable based on transactional data and make the summary easier to read by grouping data and applying formatting.  Use Pivot Tables to answer questions about sales by category and region by month and use a chart to view the summary graphically.  Students will also be able to use a PivotTable to summarize the performance of sales representatives or different departments.  Analyze the buying patterns of customers by using PivotTables and a variety of summary functions.  Use PivotTables to…

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$ 275.00

PowerPoint 2010: Advanced

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Personalize the PowerPoint Interface, customize save options, and apply advanced customization options.  Set up a slide master, customize slide layouts, create custom special effects, customize bullets, add common slide information, modify the Handout Master.  Create and modify diagrams. Add Multimedia elements and customize slide component animation.  Set up a custom show, annotate a presentation and set up to repeat automatically. Restrict access to a shared presentation, share a presentation using Web App. Package a presentation and secure the presentation.

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$395

Camtasia

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:  Carry out all steps of the demonstration in sequence and jump from one application to another without interrupting the recording process. You will be able to stop recording with a hotkey combination at any time, at which point the software renders the input that has been captured, and applies user-defined settings, such as when and how to display the cursor. After the presentation has been captured, the presenter is…

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$395.00

Supervising Skills

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This seminar is perfect for the individual challenged by many projects, not enough time, and too few people. Learn how to get the most production from your staff while managing stress factors. Tips on how to be a good coach such as listening skills or organizing work procedures will be included. Enhance your communication skills for top-notch effectiveness. Learn how to feel comfortable supervising friends and former peers.  Get others to believe in the company. Become more organized and productive…

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$325.00

Access 2010: Forms & Reports

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This specialized class has been created by an instructor to further enhance the students’ knowledge about creating forms by modifying the design.  Great for those needing to gather information on-line.  Use your form to locate and organize information, work with filters. Use the Form Wizard and work with multiple-table forms.  Work with controls, changing the format, adding calculations and option boxes.  Add unbound controls with a picture and date.  Create check boxes with borders and add a picture set to…

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$ 325.00

Excel 2010: Formula/Functions

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is designed for the more sophisticated user of Excel.  You will learn to create formulas and perform calculations involving date and time.  Use database functions and filters to extract information needed from a worksheet.  Do some data analysis using Excel’s Statistical functions.  Use Goal Seek to work a function “backwards”. Activities covered include: Tracking elapsed time.  Common Math and Statistical functions. Generating random numbers:RAND. The IF function. Using multiple lookup tables. Creating drop-down lists with Data Validation. Financial…

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$295.00

Recognizing Potential Risk for Employees

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Every employee is responsible for observing and reporting any workplace situation which may contribute to the occurrence of violence.  During this one day session each participant will learn how to:  Recognize a variety of warning signs.  Identify and deal with potentially violent or difficult situations.  Report any potential risks.  Minimize the impact of workplace violence and develop coping strategies.  Identify and take appropriate safety and security precautions

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$195.00

Minute Taking in a Minute

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

This half-day, high-impact program will help you increase your efficiency as a minute-taker.  Understand your role as the minute taker.  Determine what is important to capture and what is not. Create effective, clear, and complete written records of meetings where you are appointed as scribe.

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$250.00

Project Management for non-Project Managers

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This session will examine some of the key skills a project manager needs.  Four major phases of a project will be examined.  Creating a vision statement, what it is and how to create one.  Discuss the six key parts (SMART + CR) of a project goal.  Learn to create a statement of work.  Use a project planning worksheet to fine-tune each step of the project.  Identify and list tasks and resources.  Learn how the Work Breakdown Structure can assist in…

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$ 275.00

Outlook 2010: Advanced

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Create a custom theme and create your personalized signature. Organize your Outlook items by grouping, create search folders, and apply conditional formatting. Create a data file and add to a mail profile. Edit and use an electronic business card as an automatic signature in messages. Perform a mail merge. Save messages in alternate formats and archive your messages. Add form fields, safe a form as a template and test…

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$225

Outlook 2010: Intermediate

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Customize the calendar by setting various calendar options. Track work activities using the Outlook Journal. Modify message settings and delivery options. Modify message settings and delivery options. Notify others that you will be out of the office. Create a distribution list, folder permissions or access another user’s folder and delegate access to folders. Customize the Toolbar and Menu, create a folder Home Page. Sort and find messages using multiple…

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$395.00

Recognizing Potental Risks for Management

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn to recognize a variety of warning signs.  Develop, communicate, and enforce policies and procedures.  Identify and address potentially harmful or difficult situations.  Report and respond to job performance concerns as they arise.  Involve employees in identification and resolution of potentially violent situations.  Consider employee impact of workplace violence and develop intervention strategies.  Communicate organizational change.  Take appropriate safety and security precautions.  Determine when and if professional assistance is required.

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$395.00

Team Building Techniques

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This participatory, full day session will develop your abilities to work with others in a more effective and productive manner.  Strategize about ways to manage any conflicting viewpoints/differences among team members.  Learn to use motivational techniques to inspire others.  Discover what TEAM actually means.  Look at how honesty and trust become building blocks in any team.  Define team roles, workloads, and measurement techniques.  Learn to run meetings in a facilitating manner, yet keep everyone on track to manage their time…

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$ 275.00

Excel 2013: Shortcuts

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the quickest way to navigate among worksheets. Create your own toolbars to help customize your worksheets and job functions. Learn shortcut menus, the most efficient ways to enter text and many, many formatting tips. Spend time working with numeric formats, creating codes, working with Styles. Learn the “shortcut” techniques available with the AutoFill function, how to customize AutoFill and work with ranges. Develop your calculation and formula skills. All throughout the day, keyboard shortcuts will be examined to help…

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$ 795.00

Flash: Level 1

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

View a Flash movie and modify the appearance of the Stage. Draw, paint, and create custom colors, gradients, and line styles. Manipulate objects, describe shape interaction, and import artwork. Add text and manipulate its behavior and appearance. Build layers and use them to create various effects. Create frame-by-frame, shape-tweened, and motion-tweened animation. Publish a Flash movie.

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$195.00

Tired Of Living In A Pressure Cooker?

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn what stress can do to your body and how it can control your life.   Learn how to identify stressors (who, what, when) that causes anger, resentment, etc. Take a test that shows you how vulnerable you are to stress and in what areas. Look at ways to control your stress through diet, exercise, rest, clothing, relaxation, social office. Then learn what not to do as you regain control of your life and how to have fun with your stress.

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$395.00

Building Success with Four Blocks

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Participate in a DiSC analysis and understand how behavioral issues impact the four DiSC dimensions: dominance, influence, steadiness, and compliance. Learn how to increase your teams’ understanding of one another’s talents, communication styles and leadership qualities. Utilize this session to discover how effective your team can be when their challenges and gifts are realized.

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August 2019
$395.00

Print Design Principles

August 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to prepare their project correctly using color, images, resolution, and vector art.  You will examine how to be consistent within your project, creating a readable and exciting presentation.  Decide on type of paper to use, if you will use graphics and look at different printing processes.  Study Raster and Vector Images and their techniques.  Work with images for proper formatting and maintaining integrity.  Learn best methods in manipulating images.  Learn why you would trap colors and take a…

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$795.00

Sales Fundamentals Clinic

August 1 @ 8:30 am - August 2 @ 4:00 pm

Select a sales approach to match the sales situation and the needs of the buyer. Prepare for each sales encounter and sell using the sales cycle so that increased sales are achieved. Find and qualify a sales prospect. Discover the clients’ needs and present the benefits you can offer to address those needs. Make a sales presentation and learn methods for closing the sale. Understand the importance of follow up and a variety of techniques to use. Learn many do’s…

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$295.00

Building the Best Resume/Successful Interviewing Skills

August 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Specifics covered during this workshop include: Targeting your resume; highlighting your skills, accomplishments and goals; establishing a work history; type of paper, font and background to use; power phrases; decide which resume format is best for you. Interviewing skills will range from what to wear, personal presence, body language, questions to ask, practical tips, different styles of interviewing, the phone interview, and follow up after the initial meeting. Different practice questions will be asked to simulate a live interview. Learn…

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$395.00

Supervising Skills

August 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This seminar is perfect for the individual challenged by many projects, not enough time, and too few people. Learn how to get the most production from your staff while managing stress factors. Tips on how to be a good coach such as listening skills or organizing work procedures will be included. Enhance your communication skills for top-notch effectiveness. Learn how to feel comfortable supervising friends and former peers.  Get others to believe in the company. Become more organized and productive…

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$ 225.00

Outlook 2013: Introduction

August 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this class you will send a mail message, change message formatting, attach a file to a message, check the spelling and grammar, and send a message to a single user and to multiple users.  Open an unread message and reply to it, open and save a message attachment, print a message, forward a message, mark a message as unread, and delete a message.  Schedule an individual and a recurring appointment and an event.  Edit, delete, and restore an appointment. …

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$425.00

Introduction to Programming

August 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Describe features and benefits of prevalent programming languages, and describe the phases of software development, including: planning, coding, compiling, linking, and debugging. Define the following terms related to object-oriented programming: objects, encapsulating classes, instantiation, properties, methods, and events. Identify and describe the purpose of literals, operators, and functions. Use variables and constants to write programs that perform calculations. Explain the purpose and general functionality provided by conditional statements, relative…

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$695

Web-site Design I & II

August 5 @ 8:30 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm

Web-site Design I & II Learning Outcomes: Examine “hard to decide” design issues from both a theoretical and practical approach. Define the difference between good web-site design concepts and concepts that might be counter productive. Critique a site’s usability and apply techniques that enhance usability. Learn Navigational tricks to encourage return visits. Discover how the web user reacts to various color schemes. This two-day series will demonstrate how to design a dynamic web site that will also be intuitive for…

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$845.00

Crystal Reports: Level 1

August 5 @ 8:30 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this class you will be able to: Plan the needs for your report including data as well as appearance. Become familiar with components of the Crystal Reports application windows. Create reports based directly on database information, use a report expert or create a copy of an existing report. Add, modify, and remove report objects such as data fields, text objects, file information, graphics or decorative lines and boxes. Format the appearance of your report using font,…

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$295.00

Business Writing Basics

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this hands-on workshop, each individual will learn the skills needed to gather their thoughts into carefully worded sentences and paragraphs. Create eye-catching looks to memos, start with a “grabber” of an opener in your letter. Learn the most effective, concise manner to structure business letters. Learn key words and phrases to use to give that added “punch”to your letters and memos. You will learn to organize and think out ideas and the importance of reviewing content. You will look…

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$295.00

Constructing a Successful Career

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Specifics covered during this workshop: Participants will prepare a plan of action based on their skills, experience, goals and any additional preparation they determine necessary in order to advance within their chosen field. Time will be spent in setting goals, defining what it takes to get to where you want to be. Tools needed may include additional skills training, going back to College, self study, choosing a mentor or additional materials. Learn how to keep a written or electronic record…

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$195.00

Mother Told Me I’d Need This Some Day (Statistics Basics)

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

This review is designed to encourage the use and elementary understanding of statistical data. This half-day session is designed to assist the participant in the elementary understanding and use of numerical data.  Topics covered will include common terminology, estimation, probability, probability distributions, random variables, statistical inference, and tests of hypotheses. ***A calculator is needed.

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$395.00

Doing More with Less

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Participants will examine the impact change has made on themselves, their workplace and organization. They will then look at how they normally respond to change and other exciting, innovative ways to reach solutions. Short sessions will be used to share experiences and the results. Then discussion can be held on possible solutions incorporating the mantra of being able to do more with less. There are 5 steps to examine your work processes keeping in mind the interaction between your job,…

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$ 225.00

Excel 2010: Introduction

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the User Interface and the Ribbon.  Navigate and select in Excel, obtain Help, enter data and save a Workbook. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar. Create basic formulas and calculate with functions. Copy formulas and functions.  Change the appearance of worksheet data by using a variety of formatting techniques.  Search for data in a worksheet and spell check a worksheet.  Modify fonts, add borders and color to cells.  Position cell contents and apply cell styles.  Format worksheet Tabs.  Set print…

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$ 225.00

Outlook 2010: Introduction

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this class you will send a mail message, change message formatting, attach a file to a message, check the spelling and grammar, and send a message to a single user and to multiple users.  Open an unread message and reply to it, open and save a message attachment, print a message, forward a message, mark a message as unread, and delete a message.  Schedule an individual and a recurring appointment and an event.  Edit, delete, and restore an appointment. …

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$ 325.00

Excel 2013: Pivot Tables

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Create a PivotTable based on transactional data and make the summary easier to read by grouping data and applying formatting.  Use Pivot Tables to answer questions about sales by category and region by month and use a chart to view the summary graphically.  Students will also be able to use a PivotTable to summarize the performance of sales representatives or different departments.  Analyze the buying patterns of customers by using PivotTables and a variety of summary functions.  Use PivotTables to…

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$ 225.00

Word 2013: Introduction

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the various components of the Microsoft Office Word environment.  Create and save a document.  Edit documents by locating and modifying text.  Format text and paragraphs by changing font appearance, setting tabs, adding borders and shading, applying styles, and creating lists.  Create, modify, and format a Table.  Add Visual Effects using symbols and special characters and insert illustrations.  Proof documents to make them more accurate.  Control page layout, apply a page border and color, add watermarks and headers and footers. …

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$ 225.00

Excel 2013: Introduction

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the User Interface and the Ribbon.  Navigate and select in Excel, obtain Help, enter data and save a Workbook. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar. Create basic formulas and calculate with functions.  Copy formulas and functions.  Change the appearance of worksheet data by using a variety of formatting techniques.  Search for data in a worksheet and spell check a worksheet.  Modify fonts, add borders and color to cells.  Position cell contents and apply cell styles.  Format worksheet Tabs.  Set print…

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Web Design with HTML5 & CSS

August 5 @ 8:30 am - August 6 @ 4:30 pm
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$1795.00

ASP.NET AJAX Using C#

August 5 @ 8:30 am - August 7 @ 4:00 pm

This three-day course provides a practical introduction to developing rich Internet using ASP.NET AJAX and C#.  Because of the rich support provided by AJAX tools, an ASP.NET programmer can get up and running in this new environment quickly.  This course shows the way.  It is current to ASP.NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010.  The course includes an introduction to the popular JavaScript library jQuery, which is now bundled with ASP.NET AJAX.

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$295.00

Project Management Fundamentals

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Discuss the phases of the Project Management Life Cycle and a project manager’s role in each phase. List and discuss basic project success criteria and common reasons for project failure. Discuss techniques for setting up a strong project team. List and discuss elements of a Risk Management Plan. Learn the techniques for planning and sequencing project activities, including the Work Breakdown Structure and the Network Logic Diagram. Identify the Critical Path for completing a project on schedule. Look at the…

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$425.00

AGILE Project Management

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon completing this course, students will have a good understanding of the Agile Methodology, Principles and Values.  Agile management or agile project management is an iterative method of determining requirements for engineering and information technology development projects in a highly flexible and interactive manner.  Agile techniques are best used in small-scale projects or on elements of a wider program of work, or on projects that are too complex for the customer to understand and specify before testing prototypes. The student will…

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$395.00

Building Ethical Values

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Specifics covered during this workshop include: A definition of Ethics, truths & myths; key roles and responsibilities in Ethics Management; identify ethics gaps and related performance problems; discover how ethics programs cultivate teamwork and productivity; develop awareness and sensitivity to ethical issues; look at scenarios and discuss options; learn to develop an action plan for incorporating ethical standards within your team and organization; learn to handle ethical dilemmas and develop procedures to resolve those dilemmas; address the use of how…

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$1,995.00

IC3: Computer Fundamentals

August 5 @ 8:30 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm

During this class, the student will learn networking standards, benefits and disadvantages. Gain a better understanding of the Internet, Intranets and Extranets. Look at Electronic Mail, its components and options, manage spam via Netiquette, and identify common e-mail problems. Learn the basic terminology of the Internet and understand how it works. Use a web browser and learn about mailing lists and Newsgroups. Learn to look up information on the web, use Directories, Portal Sites, and Search Engine Technology & Boolean…

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$795.00

Lean Enterprise: Building Corporate Culture and Philosophy

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This important session will bring all the start up team together to develop a Philosophy either building on what you already have in place or using the role model of Toyota. Start with the culture today, learn from its’ roots, then draft your plans for where you want to be – the future state vision. Develop learning goals both for your team and company wide. Make a pact to support the system and get others on board. Determine the importance…

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$795.00

Lean Manufacturing/Enterprise Overview

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

After successful completion of this workshop, the student will have a better understanding of the importance of Lean and how it relates to managing workflow, inventory, and costs. We will look at the development of Lean, the Seven Wastes, Inventory flow, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Takt Time, Kanban, Kaizen and other terms used. In addition, a brief history of the “The Toyota Way” will be covered. Utilizing an employee training manual, this course can also be used to acquaint employees…

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$795.00

SharePoint 2013 Foundation: Site Administrator/Owner

August 5 @ 8:30 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm

Create and configure a site collection.  Administer site quotas, auditing, and backup. Configure the top-level site, including rag clouds, RSS viewers, and document sets.  Configure site collection metadata.  Manage archiving and compliance policies, and rules.  Plan, create, publish and test your workflow.   Configure search options and search for content and set alerts. This course will help you prepare for Microsoft Office SharePoint 2013 Exam 77-425. Learn how to create, configure, and manage a SharePoint Team Site so that your team…

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$2,295

SQL Server 2012: Database Querying

August 5 @ 8:30 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm

Managing required information by storing and retrieving data is part of Database Administrators day-to-day activities. One of the most effective ways to manage required information is by using databases. You may need to manipulate and modify your table data based on changing business requirements. The course, Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Database Querying will help you use SQL Server 2012 as a tool to manage organizational data.   In today’s competitive environment, information plays a vital role in determining the success…

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$2,295.00

SQL Server 2012: Data Warehouse Implementation

August 5 @ 8:30 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm

This course is designed for Extract Transform Load (ETL) and Data Warehouse developers who are already handling the creation and implementation of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions such as data cleansing, ETL, and implementing Data Warehouse. This course is also intended for database professionals who aspire to become a BI developer and want to gain hands on experience on creating BI solutions.  The primary responsibilities of the students may include the following: Implement a data warehouse Develop SQL Server Integration Services…

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$275

Windows 10: Introduction

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learning Outcomes: Successfully demonstrate knowledge of Windows  10 components as required by the instructor. Utilizing WordPad create and format a document as described in the Lesson Lab. Show proficiency in customizing the Windows 10 desktop as demonstrated in the chapter exercise. During this one day course, students will learn the Windows 10 interface, gain the skills needed to create a document, find, create, and move files, send email, browse the Internet and share information between applications and with other users. Windows 10 User Interface…

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$395.00

Building Success with Four Blocks

August 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Participate in a DiSC analysis and understand how behavioral issues impact the four DiSC dimensions: dominance, influence, steadiness, and compliance. Learn how to increase your teams’ understanding of one another’s talents, communication styles and leadership qualities. Utilize this session to discover how effective your team can be when their challenges and gifts are realized.

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$395.00

Leadership Skills for Managers and Supervisors

August 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Discover the style extremes of passive and aggressive and when each may be effective. Learn the skills that will gain the respect from co-workers and will enhance your role as manager and leader. Work with attitudes that are common to winning managers. Discover ways to “get results” from your staff. Communicate more clearly and effectively: get attention for your ideas and projects. Gain the leadership skills you need to guide your workgroup and get the quality you expect. Learn to…

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$325.00

One Note

August 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Microsoft® OneNote 2010 Overview teaches the information worker how to use OneNote to organize, locate and share information. You will learn how to collect and organize notes, insert files, capture screens, and enhance your notes for all types projects. Additionally, you will enhance notes to suit your purpose, collaborate with others, organize research ideas, integrate them with other Office applications, and access information with a shared notebook.

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$325.00

One Note 2013

August 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Microsoft® OneNote 2013 Overview teaches the information worker how to use OneNote to organize, locate and share information. You will learn how to collect and organize notes, insert files, capture screens, and enhance your notes for all types projects. Additionally, you will enhance notes to suit your purpose, collaborate with others, organize research ideas, integrate them with other Office applications, and access information with a shared notebook.

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$295.00

Effective Telephone Skills

August 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Each employee is a salesperson for their company. How you treat each person reflects the culture of your business. During this workshop we will emphasize the desirable personal skills that are needed in any office, such as attitude, posture, sound, words, and expressions. Making a caller or visitor feel at ease is an integral part of any successful encounter. When trust is gained, information can then be shared in a free manner. Learn when to transfer calls, and when to…

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$195.00

Is Change Constant ?

August 7 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Is Change Constant? Learn how humor can play a huge role in handling change and the stress it puts on your life. Take a look at the changes going on in your life, your response and attitude. Then learn helpful hints to apply to help you handle the mutations of life. Designed by an engaging instructor and provided in an interactive session.

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$395.00

The First-Time Manager

August 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This session is ideal training for newer managers and supervisors and a good refresher for the veteran.  Make your move into management smoother and more successful.  Develop the skills necessary to manage/organize your people, your time, and multiple projects.  Discover tips for supervising your peer group.  Learn the best ways to recover from your own errors.  Learn what your manager wants and expects from you and your employees.  When tough people problems arise, you’ll know how to handle them by…

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$ 225.00

PowerPoint 2013: Introduction

August 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the user interface, navigate and view a presentation, use help, enter text and save a presentation.  Create a presentation, add and arrange slides, work with themes.  Apply character and paragraph formats and format text placeholders. Insert ClipArt and pictures, draw shapes, insert WordArt.  Work with objects, change object orientation, group and ungroup objects and arrange objects.  Create and format a table. Insert a table from Word.  Create a chart and edit chart data.  Paste a chart from Excel.  Review…

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$225.00

Access 2013: Level 1

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn Microsoft’s database management system and concepts. Explore the user interface, customize the Access environment and use an existing database. Learn the relational database design process, define database purpose, review existing data, determine fields and group fields into tables. Normalize data, designate primary and foreign keys and determine table relationships. Create a new database, create and manage tables, then create a table relationship. Modify table data, sort records and work with subdatasheets. Filter records, create a query, add criteria to…

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$ 225.00

Word 2010: Introduction

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the various components of the Microsoft Office Word environment.  Create and save a document.  Edit documents by locating and modifying text.  Format text and paragraphs by changing font appearance, setting tabs, adding borders and shading, applying styles, and creating lists.  Create, modify, and format a Table.  Add Visual Effects using symbols and special characters and insert illustrations.  Proof documents to make them more accurate.  Control page layout, apply a page border and color, add watermarks and headers and footers. …

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$ 225.00

PowerPoint 2010: Introduction

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the user interface, navigate and view a presentation, use help, enter text and save a presentation.  Create a presentation, add and arrange slides, work with themes.  Apply character and paragraph formats and format text. Insert images into a presentation, draw shapes, add Visual Styles to text.  Work with graphical objects, change object orientation, group and ungroup objects and arrange objects, apply an animation effect.  Create and format a table. Insert a table from Word.  Create a chart and edit…

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$295.00

Creative Problem Solving

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this highly charged workshop, problem solving skills will be enhanced by learning the best coping methods, how to take an overview of any situation and determine the best avenue to follow for all involved. Take action with poise and power. Create an aura of confidence because you have decided to take control of the problem. Conflict resolution is much easier when communication is handled in a manner that includes all involved and their ideas. Learn the various methods to…

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$195.00

Tap The Creativity Within You!

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to take an overview of any situation and determine the best avenue to follow for all involved.   Learn a variety of methods to consider when confronted with any problem or situation.   Discover how others can inadvertently provide words that can trigger other ideas. Utilize brainstorming sessions.   Always maintain an attitude of looking for new ideas, discovering new ways of doing things.   Avoid being stuck in the same old rut.

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$395.00

Employee Relations and Employment Law

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Managers will benefit from this seminar geared to give you a greater understanding of the laws and simple application steps to navigate through complex employee relations’ situations. Participants will be given the chance to complete a pre- and post-test to assess knowledge and demonstrate learning. Each participant will gain a clear understanding of the legal definitions of each law, how to apply those definitions to certain situations and the Do’s and Don’ts applicable to each law. Practice the best course…

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$395.00

Handling the Challenge of Change

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This one day high-energy, high-impact program will help you move past any resistance or fear that can accompany changes or transitions within a corporation. You will go beyond the situations that change brings (new people, new policies, new location) and explore the psychological processes people go through to come to terms with any new situation. You will learn to adopt a fluid proactive style of change management that enables you and your co-workers to react positively to any transition. Learn:…

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$295

Microsoft Office 365: Web Apps and Collaboration

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The following lesson objectives will help the students become comfortable with Microsoft Office 365: Log into and navigate in the Office 365 environment.  Create, edit, and share documents with team members using Office Web Apps and Microsoft SharePoint Team Site.  Use email and manage contacts with the Outlook Web App.  Personalize your Outlook Web app.  Use instant messaging and online meetings with Microsoft Lync.  Make phone calls with Lync.  Set up your mobile devices to work with Office 365.   Access…

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$ 225

Access 2013: Level 2

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this one day course, students will be able to: Modify the design and field properties of a table to streamline data entry and maintain data integrity. Create a list of values for a field. Create query joins, join unrelated tables, relate data within a table. Set select query properties, create parameter and action queries. Design a form layout and enhance the appearance of a form. Restrict data entry in forms, add a command button to a…

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Introduction to HTML5

August 8 @ 8:30 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm
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$795.00

Lean Enterprise: Kaizen Events & Value Stream Mapping

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

After successful completion of this workshop, the student will see the value of buy-in from everyone in order to improve work flow across the board. You will learn how to develop a map to analyze the complete activity cycle, collect baseline data and develop an employee information database utilizing their ideas of what works well and what doesn’t. Map processes, categorize tasks and track the flow of material. Look for the root cause of any waste. During your brainstorming meetings…

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$595.00

Team Building: Surviving the Storm

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Participants in this class will learn how to: Control the storm.  Take advantage of the storm.  Lead the team to success by guiding them through the storm and bringing them into the next stage of norming.  Storming is the most difficult and least understood phase of team development.  It can also be the most uncomfortable.  Explore both the processes and human behavior aspects of team development and maintenance.  Throughout the training, the participants will be exposed to many of the…

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$ 895

SharePoint Designer 2010: Levels 1 & 2

August 8 @ 8:30 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Add content to a web page, create a new subsite, use Cascading Style Sheets to format a SharePoint site, add and format text, work with tables and images, add Hyperlinks, create a Hotspot, add Bookmark links, add Lists and Libraries, work with Web Parts.  Learn how to create an ASP.NET form, create custom content types, validate inputs.  Implement Data Sources and display data from a linked data source in…

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$375.00

Adobe Acrobat: Level 1

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon completing this course, students will be able to: Access information in a PDF document; explore the Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Interface and browse through a PDF document. Create a PDF document using Microsoft applications, using the Print, from Web Pages, using Email Applications and using Acrobat. Conduct a simple search, use bookmarks and work with Links. Manipulate PDF document pages, edit content, add page elements and extract content from a PDF document. Organize PDF documents into a collection, redact…

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$395.00

It’s All in the Numbers

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this session, participants will learn basic accounting terms, how to read financial documents such as trail balance, income statement, cash flow and stockholders equity. Learn how to build, review, interpret numbers and approve budgets for your team or department. Look at forecasts, variances and building action plans to reach your goals. Learn important terminology and analysis tools. Learn to look for the important numbers and spot variances.

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$225.00

Access 2010: Level 1

August 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn Microsoft’s database management system and concepts. Explore the user interface, customize the Access environment and use an existing database. Learn the relational database design process, define database purpose, review existing data, determine fields and group fields into tables. Normalize data, designate primary and foreign keys and determine table relationships. Create a new database, create and manage tables, then create a table relationship. Modify table data and sort records. Filter records, create a query, add criteria to a query, add…

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$395.00

Expression Web: Level 1

August 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The following lesson objectives will help the students become comfortable with Microsoft Expression: Gain an overview of Website development, explore and customize the Expression interface. Define a Website, design layouts using layout tables, learn standard layout components, and create a dynamic Web template. Create and add text to a Home Page, import pages to a Website, format text, work with tables and images. Take a look at CSS, create, attach, and modify an external style sheet. Create an internal style…

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$395.00

Expression Web: Level 2

August 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The following lesson objectives will help the students become comfortable with Microsoft Expression Web: create the layout of a website, create and manage layers, design forms to submit and retrieve data from a database, use frames to link and display several pages of web content within a single browser window, work with XML to create and display data from an XML database, and use Expression Web to collaborate on website development and design in a workgroup environment.

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$795.00

Photoshop: Introduction

August 12 @ 8:30 am - August 13 @ 4:00 pm

Select image areas using the Lasso, Marquee, and Magic Wand tools; and use alpha channels to save and load selections.  Create and manipulate multiple layers to composite images easily.  Apply blending and shading effects to create realistic composites.  Identify the image mode characteristics, channels and bit depth; identify attributes that distinguish grayscale mode from bitmap mode; and identify attributes that distinguish each color mode. Select color using the Color palette, Color Picker, and Eyedropper tool. Modify the brightness, contrast, color…

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$795.00

Dreamweaver Levels 1 & 2

August 12 @ 8:30 am - August 13 @ 4:00 pm

During this class students will: Create a Web site structure on your local machine and explore the Dreamweaver environment. Create templates to help you develop multiple pages easily. Create a navigation bar using behaviors and by using the Insert Navigation Bar Tool. Insert, modify and edit images, add Flash buttons and text to a page. Identify the different types of links and create them for easy navigation. Create an effective user-navigation interface. Manage libraries and snippets. Work with style sheets,…

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$2,495.00

Visual C#.NET Intro. for Developers

August 12 @ 8:30 am - August 16 @ 4:00 pm

Create a simple class library and a simple C# Windows GUI application.  Implement constructors and destructors. Override a method; overload a method and an operator. Use pre-defined types, differentiate between reference and value types. Use casting. Define and use a struct type and an enum type. Catch exceptions, define custom exceptions, throw exceptions, and utilize the finally keyword. Define and use arrays and collections. Expose and access properties and indexers.

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$795.00

Quickbooks: Levels 1 & 2

August 12 @ 8:30 am - August 13 @ 4:00 pm

Quickbooks Level 1 If you want to learn the intricacies of QuickBooks with an instructor available to guide you through the process of setting up your company, working with the chart of accounts and entering account opening balances, this is the class for you.  Enter your Customer, Employee, and Vendor lists; learn to set up Inventory; work with the Invoicing format; enter statements and create billing statements; Make deposits and print statements; write checks, reconcile accounts; handle expenses, enter bills,…

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$1,995.00

A+ Certification™: Essentials & IT Technician

August 12 @ 8:30 am - August 16 @ 4:00 pm

To become A+ certified, you must pass two exams: Essentials and your choice of one other such as IT Technician, Remote Technician, or Depot Technician. After completion of Essential and IT Technician, the participant will be able to: Have an understanding of personal computer architecture and connectivity methods. Identify storage types. Understand operating system fundamentals. Investigate tools, issues, and skills that form the basis of best practices for IT technical professionals. Install, configure, optimize, and upgrade personal computer components. Maintain…

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