Computer Training



NOTE: All on campus instructor-led computer training uses MS Office Suite 2013; MS Windows 7. 
Please bring a flash drive to all computer classes to save your work. 

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
09/22 - 10/13  6:00pm - 9:00pm     T    L    KILROY
TEC 602 80      11393     LC 213A

10/08 - 10/29  6:00pm - 9:00pm     R    B    KELLEY
TEC 602 30      11390     AR 102   


*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 and 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
09/22 - 11/10  6:00pm - 9:00pm      T    B    KELLEY
TEC 748 30 16128     AR 101

10/22 - 12/17  6:00pm - 9:00pm      R    L    KILROY
TEC 748 80 16129     LC 202



MS Excel 2013 –Beginning / Intermediate
This comprehensive 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
10/19 - 11/02  6:00pm - 9:00pm M    B    TROCHE
TEC 703 30 14802     AR 102   



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. Bring a flash drive to class. 
(6 hours) $99
11/9 - 11/16  6:00pm - 9:00pm M    B    TROCHE
TEC 704 30 14803     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 2013. 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
9/23 - 11/11  6:00pm - 9:00pm W    B    TROCHE
TEC 724 30 14383     AR 108


*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
9/23 - 11/18  6:00pm - 9:00pm      W    B    KILROY
TEC 751 30 16187     AR 211
No Class on 11/11


*NEW*  Macintosh Computer Fundamentals
Learn to use a Macintosh computer, navigate the file system, manage files, and 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.  (16 hours) $249
11/03 - 12/22  7:00pm - 9:00pm      T       B        PRICE
TEC 746 31      16131     AR 210   


*NEW* Online Privacy Security & Passwords for Macintosh Users
Learn to use your Macintosh computer in a secure manner while maintaining your privacy.  You will be able to minimize the dangers of credit card fraud, hacking, identity theft, malware, phishing, Wi-Fi sniffing and other dangers.  Learn why your online activities are tracked and analyzed, and be able to develop a personalized privacy strategy for managing your Internet connection, browsing the web, email, chatting, social media and sharing files.  Learn how to improve your passwords and apply a real-world strategy that includes choosing a password manager, auditing existing passwords and dealing with situations where automated password tools can’t help.  (12hrs) $199
09/14 - 10/26  7:00pm - 9:00pm M    B    PRICE
TEC 747 30 16134     AR LIB2  

11/09 - 12/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm M    B    PRICE
TEC 747 31 16135     AR LIB2  


*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
10/15 - 11/05  6:00pm - 8:00pm R    B    PENA
TEC 749 30 16137     AR 101   


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: 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 medinat@middlesex.mass.edu

 

Last Modified: 9/3/15