Computer Training

NOTE: All on campus instructor-led computer training uses MS Office Suite 2013; MS Windows.
Please bring a flash drive to all computer classes to save your work. 

Practical Computers - An Intro to PC's and Windows
Practical Computers - An Intro to PC's and Windows This course is an introduction to the computer and computer applications via lecture and hands-on activities.  We start with an overview of computer hardware, software, and networks that includes the use of Microsoft Windows for running programs, the creation of folders, and file management.  We continue with a focus on Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Email, and the Internet. (12 hours) $149
01/26 - 02/16      6:00pm - 9:00pm              T              L              KILROY
TEC 602 80           12286                                    LC 213A

04/07 - 05/05      6:00pm - 9:00pm              R             B             KELLEY
TEC 602 30           12252                                    AR 101
No Class 04/28


*NEW* Business Computer Applications Certificate
This certificate course will prepare you for a position in offices where proficiency in software such as Microsoft Office suite is used.  These positions include administrative assistant, customer service or data entry. Students will become proficient in computer skills such as file & folder management, system backup, device/printer setup, internet basics, password management along with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, mail and calendar software packages.  These tools are commonly used in most work environments today. (24 hours) $349
01/28 - 03/24      6:00pm - 9:00pm              R             B             KELLEY
TEC 748 30           18161                                    AR 101
No Class 03/17 

03/01 - 04/26      6:00pm - 9:00pm              T              L              KILROY
TEC 748 80           18162                                    LC 213A
No Class 03/15

MS Excel 2013 Certificate
From beginning to advanced functions of MS Excel 2013, prepare yourself for the workforce demands as you become proficient with Microsoft Excel. Whether you have used MS Excel before and just want to learn more about Excel or are completely new to the program, this course is designed to teach you the features of MS Excel to have you using it like a pro from beginning to advanced functions. The business and personal uses of the Microsoft Excel program are endless. This program will give you a powerful set of skills to help you with career advancement. Upon successful completion you will be able to: create and format a worksheet; create formulas; manipulate and calculate data with advanced formulas, create and modify tables, present data with charts, analyze data using PivotTables, customize data, work with multiple workbooks, import and export data. Pre-Req: Students must be proficient in a MS Windows environment with keyboarding skills. Please bring a flash drive to class. (24 hours) $299
02/10 - 04/06      6:00pm - 9:00pm              W            B             TROCHE
TEC 724 30           16566                                    AR 102
No class March 16

MS Excel 2013 –Beginner/Intermediate
This course provides the in-depth, hands-on instruction needed to work with Microsoft Excel 2013.  In this 9 hour course students will learn the fundamentals of creating workbooks, performing calculations, using built-in formulas, formatting the worksheet, combining, sorting, and summarizing data, working with charts and printing. Participants must be proficient with MS Windows / keyboarding.  Please bring a flash drive to class. (9 hours)   $149
02/22 - 03/07      6:00pm - 9:00pm              M            B          TROCHE  
TEC 703 30           13717                                    AR 102
No class March 14

03/01 - 03/22      6:00pm - 9:00pm              T              B             TROCHE
TEC 703 35           17349                                    AR 102                      
No class March 15

MS Excel 2013 Advanced
This course provides an overview of the advanced capabilities of Microsoft Excel 2013, including the following: performing calculations across multiple worksheets, Built-in-functions such as V-Lookup, PMT, and using What-if Analysis, analyzing data with PivotTables, automating repetitive tasks with macros, troubleshooting with auditing and protecting the workbook. Please bring a flash drive to class. (6 hours) $99
03/28 - 04/04      6:00pm - 9:00pm              M            B             TROCHE
TEC 704 30           12319                                    AR 102

*NEW* MS Word 2013 Certificate
Microsoft Word 2013 is a powerful and popular word processing program most professionals use in the business world.   This course will provide the necessary skills for creating professional and eye-catching documents by utilizing both basic and advanced techniques. This certificate provides students with a powerful set of abilities to help them with career advancement.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to create and format documents as small as business cards and as large as complete business policy manuals, marketing materials, and customized materials. During each class, students will be challenged to produce business documents, flyers, training handouts, resume and cover letters, multi-column newsletters, mailing labels, and envelopes. The student will also become proficient in mass mailings, multilevel lists, and charts, professional looking tables, creating web content and standardized forms.

The skills students will learn and apply in order to create the above documents include designing and formatting documents, page layout features, use of mailing feature, viewing documents side by side, print layout mode, and web layout mode.  Please bring a flash drive to class. (24 hours) $299
02/03 - 03/30      6:00pm - 9:00pm              W            B             KILROY
TEC 751 30           18166                                    AR 107
No Class 03/16                                  


*NEW* Macintosh Computer Fundamentals
Learn to use a Macintosh computer, navigate the file system, manage files, install applications, access iCloud applications and utilities.  Learn how to access System Preferences, Apple applications and Apple utilities to accomplish tasks.   Share data and files with other users, and synchronize data with iOS devices, Techniques for basic maintenance, troubleshooting and backing up are also included.  This course covers the OS X operating system version 10.10 Yosemite.  You are encouraged to use your own Macintosh computer.  Computers are also available in the classroom.  (16hrs) $249
01/26 - 03/22      7:00pm - 9:00pm              T              B             PRICE
TEC 746 30           18168                                    AR 210

04/05 - 05/24      7:00pm - 9:00pm              T              B             PRICE
TEC 746 31           18185                                    AR 210


*NEW* Google It!
Learn how to use the Google Applications tools in your business.  This course will teach you how to effectively set up and use Google Docs, Google Calendar, Gmail/Inbox, Chrome, Google Maps, Google+ and Blogger.  After taking this class you will be able use these tools in making your business communication process more effective and productive. (8hrs) $149 
01/28 - 02/18      6:00pm - 8:00pm              R             L              PENA
TEC 749 80           18163                                    LC 206

03/03 - 03/31      6:00pm - 8:00pm              R             B             PENA
TEC 749 30           18164                                    AR 107
No Class 03/17

Presto PowerPoint Presentations & More
This class promises to jumpstart the novices and introduces the most fluent of users to new and innovative ideas. Discover MS PowerPoint 2013 and its wonderful tools and features for creating original and creative presentations from basic to advanced functions.  Explore the more advanced features like how to enhance presentations using PowerPoint and Windows Paint as editing tools for graphics and pictures, creating hyperlinks to connect multiple presentations, learning to match colors perfectly with your logo, and creating custom designed backgrounds for specifically focused presentations. This class will also review the do’s and dont’s of creating presentations to maximize effectiveness. Prerequisite: While this is a comprehensive class that will cover the beginning, intermediate and advanced features of PowerPoint, it is not for non-computer users. Some prior experience to using MS Windows and basic word processing skills is required.  Please bring a flash drive to class. (15 hours)   $249
02/06 - 03/12      10:00am - 1:00pm            S              L              TROCHE
TEC 743 80           17350                                    LC 201
No class February 13

The Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office 2013 Master.  Course # GES 842
This program teaches the basic and necessary skills to work as an Administrative Professional, including the proficiencies required to work with four major Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The program also prepares you for the Microsoft Certification Exams 77-418, 77-425, and 77-426 (Word), 77-420, 77-427, and 77-428 (Excel), 77-422 (PowerPoint), and 77-423 (Outlook).  You will learn essential skills including how to work in a modern professional office, how to maintain a professional image, personal and professional ethics, communication essentials, technology basics, records and financial management, event planning and travel, and how to achieve career advancement. Not Mac compatible.  Questions or to enroll call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. ONLINE Course. (445 hours). $1995

MS Word 2013. Course # GES 839
This Microsoft Word 2013 (MOS) ONLINE course teaches you Word 2013 fundamentals, while preparing you for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam 77-418.  Some of the topics covered: basic navigation skills, such as working with the Ribbon and File tab; creating documents and templates, formatting documents; using advanced editing tools; working with document views, including viewing multiple windows. You will also learn to work with comments and track changes, compare and combine documents, use mail merge, and protect documents and restrict formatting and editing. To enroll or questions, call 877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. ONLINE.  (70 hours) $595

Intro to MS Access 2010.  Course # EDG 911
Take control over your data!  In these practical and project-oriented lessons, you’ll learn to create and customize tables. You’ll build relationships between your tables to eliminate redundancies and slash data entry time. And you’ll discover how to achieve huge reductions in data entry errors by setting default values, creating validation rules, and building input masks. ONLINE COURSE.   Classes begin monthly. (24 hours.) $130. To enroll: Step 1: to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Classes begin monthly.  Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail


Last Modified: 11/18/15