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We live in a fast-paced world where technology touches everyone. You most likely use a computer for your work. Upskilling and polishing your computer literacy can significantly increase your desirability to employers. For employers and employees alike, you will be amazed at how efficient the team runs when they learn to use programs correctly.

“I knew how to search for things and get around in Excel. Once I took the class, I couldn’t believe how much more efficient I was working.” Former Excel Student 

Computer basics 101 REGISTER

This class will assist students in feeling comfortable with using a computer. Students will be introduced to the basic steps of using a computer from starting, opening programs, establishing settings, and personalizing the desktop. Students will learn how to navigate programs and save documents on various drives. They will also learn to setup the WiFi in order to access and navigate the Internet.

Mon., Sept. 14, 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 246
Fee: $35

Mon., Oct. 12, 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 246
Fee: $35

Mon., Nov. 9, 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 246
Fee: $35

Computer Basics & Beyond REGISTER

Students will learn how to troubleshoot and address the common problems that occur while using a computer. Topics include:  Things to look at for a new computer; What task manager is; Properly shutting down a computer; Windows Settings overview; How to install a program; Internet apps; & Creating new files.

Mon., Sept. 28, 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 246
Fee: $35

Mon., Oct. 26, 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 246
Fee: $35

Mon., Nov. 23, 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 246
Fee: $35

Microsoft Excel Level 1 REGISTER

This introductory course will equip new students with an overview of Excel basics, providing a beginner level foundation of the application. Highlights of course are: Introduction to Worksheets - Formatting Sheets & Cells, Numbers, Dates, Basic Calculations; Rearranging Data – Working with Rows, Cells & Columns; Managing Multiple Worksheets, Formulas, and Cell References; Data Visualization with Charts & Images – Using Tools for Formatting & Editing; Organizing Large Amounts of Data – Sorting, Freeze Panes & Window Split. Textbook included. Pre-requisites: Basic computer skills.

If you are interested in our Microsoft Excel classes, please see the Online classes listed below. These classes are live, instructor led classes. Participants may attend the course on campus.

microsoft excel 2016 level 2 REGISTER

This intermediate level course will expand students' learning of Excel 2016 with an in-depth look at advanced formatting features and the utilization of functions. Highlights are Advanced Formatting – Themes, Cell Styles, Customizing Page Setup Date, and Time Functions, Conditional Formatting; Advanced Functions for Text and Analysis – IF Criteria, Troubleshooting Formulas; Lookup Function and the Outline Features. Textbook included. Pre-requisite: Should have taken MS Excel Basic or have basic equivalent understanding.

Tues. & Thurs., Sept. 22 - 24, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
Student Union West (SUW) 349
Fee: $130

Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 3 REGISTER

This advanced level course book will further students' proficiency with an in-depth at tables and pivot charts, financial functions, and workbook protection. Highlights include Working with Tables – Calculated Columns, Structured References, Table Features; Financial Functions & What-If Analysis – PMT, PV and NPER Functions; PivotTables and PivotCharts; Workbook Protection and Inspecting Workbooks for Compatibility. Textbook included. Pre-requisite: Should have taken MS Excel Intermediate or have an equivalent understanding.

Tues. & Thurs, Oct. 20 - 22, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
Student Union West (SUW) 349
Fee: $130

ONLINE EDUCATION

GCSC Continuing Education offers a variety of online classes to fit into your schedule. Online classes are instructor led and LIVE streamed. Customize your learning environment and schedule while boosting your career advancement opportunities! 

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019 & 365:  LEVEL 1 REGISTER

Microsoft Excel 2019 & 365: Level 1 covers key introductory Excel skills. Among others, topics in Level 1 include entering, editing, and formatting entries; selecting cells and ranges; creating and modifying basic formulas; inserting charts and tables; creating a template; and sorting and filtering data. Textbook included. Pre-requisite: Basic computer skills.

Tues. & Thurs, Oct. 13 - 15, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. 
Fee: $130

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019 & 365:  LEVEL 2 REGISTER

Microsoft Excel 2019 & 365: Level 2 covers key intermediate Excel skills. Among others, topics in Level 2 include themes, cell styles, and number formats, as well as functions for dates, numbers, and text. Textbook included. Pre-requisite: Should have taken MS Excel Level 1 or have an equivalent understanding.

Tues. & Thurs, Oct. 27 - 29, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. 
Fee: $130

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019 & 365:  LEVEL 3 REGISTER

Microsoft Excel 2019 & 365: Level 3 covers key advanced Excel skills. Among others, topics in Level 3 include tables, financial functions, what-if analyses, PivotTables and PivotCharts, workbook protection, collaboration, and much more. Textbook included. Pre-requisite: Should have taken MS Excel Level 2 or have an equivalent understanding.

Tues. & Thurs, Nov. 10 - 12, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. 
Fee: $130

Microsoft Outlook 2019 & 365  REGISTER

Microsoft Outlook 2019 & 365 covers basic Microsoft Outlook skills. Topics introduced include navigating in Outlook; setting email options; sending messages; attaching files; responding to messages; creating contacts and distribution lists; creating notes, reminders, and tasks; assigning tasks; sharing calendars; using the To-Do bar; and more. Digital texbook included.

Tues. & Thurs, Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Fee: $130

QuickBooks Online:  COmprehensive REGISTER

QuickBooks Online: Comprehensive provides essential coverage of QuickBooks Online for employees, company owners, accountants, and others to effectively use the software for all of their small-business accounting needs. QuickBooks is an accounting software that aids in keeping financial statements in order. This course is optimized for hands-on learning. Exercise progression provides various levels of reinforcement exercises that allow students to demonstrate their ability to apply the concepts and skills to real-world scenarios. QuickBooks Online trial is included with the course.

Mon., Oct. 5 - 26, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
Fee: $375

Lara Herter, Program Coordinator
lherter@gulfcoast.edu
T 850.873.3583

 

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