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! ONLINE! Intro to IT Security
This course will emphasize basic security concepts (authentication, confidentiality, accounting and integrity), apply these concepts to computer networks, and amplify the theory with hands-on aspects of configuring and using secure networks. Topics include: review of networking concepts, general security concepts, user authentication and authorization, encryption, network attacks (including hacking, viruses, worms and denial of service) and network protection. (45 Hours) $799

1/29 - 5/18             WEB               FRIED
TEC 769 33             19106
No Class Week of March 19

NEW Google Apps
There is so much more to your Google account than your gmail account. This class provides an intro to other apps that are available within your Google account. Learn about Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms. Explore how to navigate My Drive, organize files and folders, share files and how a group of individuals can work on the same document at the same time. Participants will also learn how to upload and convert Word and Excel documents. Pre-Req: Please create a google account prior to class. Knowledge of MS Windows. Please bring a flash drive. (6 hours) $79

3/08 - 3/15               6:00pm - 9:00pm           Thursday         Lowell         TROCHE
TEC 771 80                 19099                           LC 202


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

2/07 – 4/04                6:00pm - 9:00pm          Wednesday     Bedford          KELLEY
TEC 748 30                 18161                           AR 102
No Class March 21

3/27 - 5/15                6:00pm - 9:00pm           Tuesday          Lowell            KILROY
TEC 748 80                18162                            LC 202


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) $169

2/01 - 2/22                6:00pm - 9:00pm               Thursday         Lowell           KILROY
TEC 602 80                 12286                                 LC 202

4/10 - 5/01                6:00pm - 9:00pm                Tuesday          Bedford          KELLEY
TEC 602 30                12252                                  AR 102

 

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

2/27 - 4/24             6:00pm - 9:00pm         Tuesday          Bedford          TROCHE
TEC 759 30 18737 AR 101
No class March 20

MS Excel Beginning/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

2/05 - 2/26               6:00pm - 9:00pm           Monday          Lowell            TROCHE
TEC 760 80                  18741                         LC 202
No class Feb 19

3/07 - 03/28             6:00pm - 9:00pm           Wednesday     Bedford          TROCHE
TEC 760 30                  18738                         AR 107
No class March 21

 

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

4/11 - 4/25              6:00pm - 9:00pm         Wednesday           Bedford           TROCHE
TEC 761 30                18739                          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

4/05 - 4/26             6:00pm - 9:00pm              Thursday              Lowell              KILROY
TEC 762 80              19107                               LC 202


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: 11/8/17