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 PCs 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 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

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

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

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 OSX operating system version 10.10 Yosemite.  You are encouraged to use your own Macintosh computer.  Computers are also available in the classroom.  (16 hours) $249
01/26 - 03/22   7:00pm - 9:00pm      T     B     PRICE
TEC 746 30      18168      AR 210
No Class 03/16

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. (8 hours) $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


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


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 doís and dontís 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 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

Microsoft SharePoint 2013.  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.  NOT MAC compatible.  Not eligible for waivers.  To enroll or for pre-req info call 877-221-5151. ONLINE.  (82 hours). $795


Introduction to Google Analytics. Course # EDG 757
In this ONLINE course, you will  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.  This ONLINE course guides you step by step through the major parts of the Google Analytics interface. From setting up your Google Analytics account and getting the all-important code youíll need to add to your websiteís pages to begin tracking your visitors, youíll learn everything you need to know to get everything you can from the data that Google Analytics provides.

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

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 1-877-221-5151. 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 will  learn to create and customize tables. Learn to build relationships between your tables to eliminate redundancies and slash data entry time. 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 1-800-818-3434 to complete payment. Classes begin monthly.  Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or

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: 12/16/15