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WIND 8026  - MICROSOFT WINDOWS I
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the Windows operating system and basic skills. Topics include:

  • navigating the desktop
  • using toolbars
  • menus
  • dialog boxes
  • Windows Help
  • folder and file management
  • customizing the desktop and create shortcuts to favorites

WIND 8027 - MICROSOFT WINDOWS II
This course is designed to teach advanced Window applications and accessories. Topics include:

  • selecting
  • copying and moving files and folders
  • formatting
  • naming and copying disks
  • CDs or pen drives

The student will also learn to use and customize the new interface; work with texts, pictures, photos, sound, music and DVD, Interactive TV and video.

PUBL 8041 - MICROSOFT PUBLISHER I
Learn how Microsoft's comprehensive, yet easy-to-use, desktop publishing package can help you create and publish a wide variety of stunning documents.


PUBL 8042 - MICROSOFT PUBLISHER II
Receive guidance and expertise in selecting and using images, color, and layout design.


PUBL 8043 - MICROSOFT PUBLISHER III
Use valuable experience to design, develop, and publish newsletters, Web sites and brochures.

PHTO 8041 - PHOTOSHOP I
This course will teach you how to use Photoshop with simple, detailed, step-by-step instructions, to use for graphic design work.


PHTO 8042 - PHOTOSHOP II
An in-depth look at the most practical features of Photoshop: how to edit photos, create paintings, and prepare images for printing.


PHTO 8043 - PHOTOSHOP III
After you've learned the basics of the Photoshop toolset, this course will help you explore new and better techniques you can use to create images, edit photos, and combine images in amazing ways.

EXCL 8051 - MICROSOFT EXCEL I
This course is designed to teach the basics of spreadsheets. Course topics include:

  • setting up fully formatted worksheets efficiently
  • simple calculations
  • creating 3-dimensional workbooks
  • creating custom charts and graphs and using the function wizard

Upon completion, students should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts.


EXCL 8052 - MICROSOFT EXCEL II
This course is designed to provide additional training in spreadsheets. The student will learn how to work faster and more productively. They will discover how the Pivot Table and AutoFilter can help create reports and analysis. Learn advanced graphing techniques and how to use functions to get Excel to perform complex math, make decisions, and look up values in a table.


EXCL 8053 - MICROSOFT EXCEL III
In this course, the student learns how to maximize Excel's analytical and functional capabilities by using scenarios and data tables. Topics include:

  • how to use the additional analytical tools provided by Excel add-ins
  • nesting functions within other functions
  • advanced pivot table techniques
  • creating calculated fields and calculated items
  • consolidating and importing data

Students will also learn how to use validation to protect the integrity of worksheets.

DIGI 8061 - SCANNING & DIGITAL GRAPHICS I
This course is designed to help you buy a new digital camera and learn how to use the basic features such as zooming, viewing, erasing, and printing. Participants will also learn how to install a scanner and scan basic photographs and text.


DIGI 8062 - SCANNING & DIGITAL GRAPHICS II
This course is designed to build upon skills already learned in DIGI 8061. Students will learn additional camera settings, how to do special effects on selected photos and minor photo flaws. Students will learn the basic functions of using Photoshop software to repair flaws.


DIGI 8063 - SCANNING & DIGITAL GRAPHICS III
This course is designed for the advanced student in the use of scanners and digital graphics. Students will learn advanced camera settings. This is a hands-on class where the student will receive additional practice using Photoshop and more advanced functions to repair photo flaws.

ACCE 8071 - MICROSOFT ACCESS I
This course is designed to teach the basics of how to use a database to store, locate, automate access, and print any type of important information. Topics include:

  • how to create tables
  • relationships
  • custom data entry forms

ACCE 8072 - MICROSOFT ACCESS II
This course is designed to teach additional skills in using database applications by creating professional-looking forms that make data entry quick and easy. Topics include:

  • how to do queries
  • reports
  • mailing labels
  • macros

Students will also learn how to merge the data in Access tables with Microsoft Word form letters.


ACCE 8073 - MICROSOFT ACCESS III
This course is designed for the advanced use of databases. Topics include:

  • designing advanced tables that most businesses need to manage customers
  • products
  • orders
  • receipts
  • invoices
  • mailing labels

Students will also learn how to create forms that automate workflow, such as calculating totals and applying sales tax, and creating reports to print mailing labels, invoices, and receipts for orders.

QBKS 8081 - QUICKBOOKS I
Learn how easy it is to set up a chart of accounts, reconcile your checking account, create and print invoices, receipts, statements, track payables, inventory and receivables.


QBKS 8082 - QUICKBOOKS II
This course details how to process payroll quickly and easily through proper set-up steps and troubleshooting tips with solutions for common mistakes and problems.


QBKS 8083 - QUICKBOOKS III
Learn how to use Quickbooks in a more powerful way, specific to many industries. Utilize this program to create estimates, job cost reports and design dynamic management reports.

OFFI 8023 MICROSOFT OFFICE I
This course is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of multiple software applications. Topics include:

  • basic functions
  • creating
  • editing
  • printing while using applications such as spreadsheets
  • databases
  • word processors
  • presentations
  • Outlook
  • desktop publishing

OFFI 8024 - MICROSOFT OFFICE II
This course is designed for the user having the basic knowledge of multiple software applications and who wants to take that knowledge to the next level. Topics include:

  • using wizards
  • mail merge
  • charts
  • graphs
  • formatting while using applications such as spreadsheets
  • databases
  • word processors
  • presentations
  • Outlook
  • desktop publishing

OFFI 8025 - MICROSOFT OFFICE III
This course is designed to provide an advanced understanding of multiple software applications. Topics include:

  • formulas
  • tables
  • advanced slide shows
  • queries and reports
  • importing and exporting data
  • spreadsheets
  • databases
  • word processors
  • presentations
  • Outlook
  • desktop publishing
EBAY 8121 - Buying and Selling on Ebay
You will learn how to create titles that get noticed, how to craft advertising copy that sells items quickly and for top dollar, and how to create and upload photos of the items you are selling.

You will also learn how to safely conduct financial transactions, how to accept credit card payments, and how to pack and ship any item hassle-free.

If you're a buyer, you'll learn how to value almost any item up for auction, how to get the best possible price, how to protect yourself against fraud, and how to compete effectively against other bidders.

COMP 8121 - Computer Basics I
Learn the fundamental terminology and computer skills you need to succeed in today's society. You'll learn basic mouse skills and become familiar with the keyboard. You will learn about hardware, software, RAM, ROM, memory, and other components of a computer.


COMP 8122 - Computer Basics II
You will learn how to create folders, creating and saving files, copying, moving, deleting, and renaming files and folders.  You will begin to understand basic windows maintenance and learn the different media types (CD, DVD, USB drive, etc).


COMP 8123 - Computer Basics III
You will discover practical applications for email, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases, gaining a working foundation for the critical computer skills you need to survive in the modern job market.

The experience gained through hands-on activities performed at the computer will enable you to advance further into the realm of computer applications. You will gain the confidence needed to enroll in other computer courses of your choice.

OUTL 8121 - Microsoft Outlook
Harness the communication and information management power of Microsoft Office Outlook. Take advantage of its redesigned interface and new features to become more organized and productive than ever before. You'll learn the basics of creating, sending, and handling e-mail messages, then move on to discover newsgroups, custom settings, and fancy features you may not even have known existed!
WORD 8121 - Microsoft Word I
Learn how to create and modify documents in Word, the most popular word-processing program available.


WORD 8122 - Microsoft Word II
Take advantage of Word's publishing capabilities to easily create flyers, newsletters, brochures, and other heavily formatted documents.


WORD 8123 - Microsoft Word III
Learn how to build time-saving macros, customize your toolbars, create shortcut keys, crank out form letters and mailing labels, perform queries, and much more.

POWR 8121 - POWERPOINT I
This course is designed to teach the basics of creating multimedia presentations. The student will learn how to create and display slides filled with formatted text, video, audio, animation, special effects, charts, outlines, video clips, images, and links to the Web. Upon completion, the student will be able to create simple presentations.


POWR 8122 - POWERPOINT II
This course is designed to enhance skills in creating multimedia presentations. The student will learn to work with task panes and the clip organizer, and how to access the Design Gallery Live and Template Gallery websites to download clip art and templates for presentations. Students will also learn how to save presentations in HTML so they can be shared with others over the Web.


POWR 8123 - POWERPOINT III
This course is designed to teach advanced skills in multimedia presentations. Discover the key concepts needed to use graphics, animation and video to set your PowerPoint presentations apart from conventional, boring title and bullets slideshows. Students will learn to integrate digital cameras, scanners, VCRs, camcorders, and other media tools to create a polished, professional presentation.

Contact Information

Jeff Foster 
Director of Innovative Programming and Business Training
336-838-6516 
jtfoster851@wilkescc.edu

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