Computer Training



NOTE: All on campus instructor-led computer training uses MS Office Suite 2016; MS Windows.
Please bring a flash drive to all computer classes to save any in-class work.

NEW! Information Technology for Small Business
Information Technology for Small Business provides a comprehensive guide of applications of end user computing, social media, cloud computing, and open source software to business process, decision making, and outreaching for small businesses. It is designed for business program students and small business owners.
The purpose of the course lectures and discussions are to ensure students have sufficient technical awareness and managerial competence that will enable them to pursue advanced study in information technology for small business. There is no prerequisite for this course, however successful students will have fundamental knowledge of information and computer systems, and a general awareness of small business practices. (12 hours) $179
Summer: 07/11 - 08/01             6:00pm-9:00pm                   Tuesday                   Bedford            SABER
TEC 767 30                      13719                            AR 107


NEW! Cyber Security for Managers
Data security breaches and cybercrime are increasing at an alarming rate, and in addition to threatening a businesses’ critical information, they threaten our very way of life in a digital world. This introductory course is designed to give the non-security focused IT administrator or Manager an introduction to the concepts and terminology that comprise cyber security today so they can ensure their organization is prepared to protect its critical information assets. 

The purpose of the course lectures and discussions are to ensure students have sufficient technical awareness and managerial competence that will enable them to pursue advanced study in information security policy and management. There is no prerequisite for this course, however successful students will have fundamental knowledge of information and computer systems, and a general awareness of security issues in these systems. (12 hours) $179
10/10 - 10/31            6:00pm - 9:00pm                Tuesday      Bedford       SABER
TEC 766 30                17164                 NA-103


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, and presentation, and calendar software packages. These tools are commonly used in most work environments today. (24 hours) $299
09/27 - 11/15               6:00pm - 9:00pm                Wednesday             Lowell              KILROY
TEC 748 80                16129                   LC-206

10/12 - 12/07               6:00pm - 9:00pm               Thursday                Bedford              KELLEY
TEC 748 30                 16128                   NA-102


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, and the Internet. (12 hours) $149
09/14 - 10/05             6:00pm - 9:00pm          Thursday           Bedford        KELLEY
TEC 748 30                           11390                         AR-102

10/10 - 10/31                     6:00pm - 9:00pm           Tuesdays              Lowell            KILROY
TEC 748 80                        11393                          LC-203

 
MS Excel Certificate
From beginning to advanced functions of MS Excel, 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
Fall:  10/4 - 11/29          6p -9p   Wed     B            TROCHE
CAR 759-30                       AR-107
No class 11/22

MS Excel Beg/Intermediate
This comprehensive course provides the in-depth, hands-on instruction needed to work with Microsoft Excel. In this class 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
Summer:  July 19, 21, 26      1:30 - 4:30p     B         TROCHE     
TEC 760-35                          AR-102

Fall:  10/16 - 10/30      6:00pm - 9:00pm              M            B             TROCHE

TEC 760 30           17148                                    AR-108

Fall:  10/12 - 10/26      6:00pm - 9:00pm              R             L              TROCHE
TEC 760 80           17150                                    LC-201

 

MS Excel Advanced
This course explores the advanced capabilities of Microsoft Excel. Topics will include using built-in functions such as V-LOOKUP, SUMIF, COUNTIF, INDEX, MATCH and IF; combining multiple built-in functions to perform specify tasks; exploring the multiple uses of V-LOOK-UP and the difference between V-LOOKUP and INDEX & MATCH to search data tables; creating basic macros to perform repetitive tasks; building pivot tables to analyze data, applying conditional formatting to identify and highlight specific data and further investigating charts and graphs. In addition to learning shortcuts, tips and tricks will be shared for customizing and efficiently organizing specific command button on toolbars and the ribbon. Each session will have hands-on examples. Please bring a flash drive to class. This advanced class builds on intermediate Excel skills and will progress at a fast-pace. Students should be knowledgeable about topics such as relative vs. absolute cell reference, conditional formatting, filtering and sorting and basic functions like CONCATENATE, PROPER and COUNTIF vs COUNTIFS. (9 hours) $129
Summer:  07/12-07/26      6:00pm - 9:00pm              W           B             TROCHE
TEC 761 30           13747                    AR-108

Summer: 07/27, Aug 2,  Aug 3      1:30pm - 4:30pm          W/R           B            TROCHE
TEC 761 35           13749                   AR-101

Fall:  11/6 - 11/20        6:00pm - 9:00pm              M            B             TROCHE
TEC 761 35           17149                                    AR-108


MS Word for Business
Microsoft Word 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, reports, newsletters, flyers and more by utilizing both basic and advanced techniques. (12 Hours) $169
Summer:  07/12 - 08/02         6:00pm - 9:00pm              W             B          KILROY
TEC 762 30           13728                   AR-102

Fall: 
11/06 - 11/27                 6:00pm - 9:00pm                   M                 B                  KILROY
TEC 762 30                           17157                      AR-101



ONLINE COURSES

Introduction to Google Analytics. Course # EDG 757
In this ONLINE course, you’ll learn to use Google Analytics to make the most of your online web traffic. See how you can track not just the traffic to all of your online content, but also determine which content is the most appealing, where your visitors came from, what devices they used, how long they stayed, which links they clicked, and where they went when they left.  The ONLINE course guides you step by step, report by report, through the major parts of the Google Analytics interface. From setting up your Google Analytics account and getting the all-important code you’ll need to add to your website’s pages to begin tracking your visitors, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get everything you can from the data that Google Analytics provides.

You’ll even find out about Google AdWords and other tools to enhance your traffic as well as your Google Analytics reporting.   ONLINE COURSE.   Classes begin monthly. (24 hours.) $130 To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc 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 career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Certification Training.  Course # GES 852
In this ONLINE course you will begin with an introduction to SharePoint versions, layouts, and navigation and basics such as list and library views. Learn to manage sites and page content, including wiki pages. Practice working within forms libraries, creating InfoPath forms, and managing site columns and content types. Finally, experience SharePoint integration with Office applications, manage SharePoint site permissions, and participate in user communities.

During the second part of the program, learn the fundamentals of managing SharePoint sites. Create custom workflows, learn to use content approval settings, and work with Metadata. You will learn about business connectivity services, information management policies, and the organization of content using settings and rules. With these new skills, manage comprehensive sections on the Document ID Service, document sets, publish to a server, and configure and consume site search results.  Only PC, not MAC compatible.  Not eligible for waivers.  To enroll or for pre-req info call 877-221-5151. ONLINE.  (82 hours). $795

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). $1,995

 

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: www.ed2go.com/mcc 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, 781-280-3663 or career_training@middlesex.mass.edu 


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

Last Modified: 6/20/17