Division of Information Technology Services

Introductory Non-Credit Course Listings

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Access 2010: Level 1 Feb 24, 25, 26
9:00am-12:00n 220.00 ACCI10 Register 

This 3 half-day course is for users with little or no experience with creating database applications. The course begins by planning and designing a database and covers the principles to consider to maximize data quality. The participants will then create a simple relational database with tables using the most common data types and set relationships. An accompanying application will be created that contains basic select queries, forms to enter data and reports to output summaries.
Who Should Attend: People who are familiar with computers and have experience using Microsoft Windows.

Acrobat 10 (X) Pro Mar 4 & 5
9:00am-12:00n 150.00 AA10 Register 

This 2 half-day course teaches users how to create, modify and update PDF documents using Adobe Acrobat Professional to organize and share documents as well as implement electronic document review workflows in a business environment. Participants will learn how to properly navigate and search PDF documents and manage multiple PDF documents.
Who Should Attend: People who are familiar with the basic functions of their computer's operating system. Participants should also have basic word processing skills such as copying and pasting text, formatting text, and so on.

Excel 2010: Level I
(1st offering)
Feb 10, 11, 12 9:00am-12:00n 220.00 EXI10 Register 
Excel 2010: Level I
(2nd offering)
Mar 31 & Apr 1, 2
1:00pm-4:00pm 220.00 EXI10-2 Register

This 3 half-day introductory course teaches users how to create and maintain workbooks with basic calculations. Participants will use a variety of Excel features to format and determine a suitable layout for common business reports such as budgets, inventory reports, and invoices.
Who Should Attend: People who are familiar with computers and have experience using Microsoft Windows.

InDesign Feb 4, 5, 6
1:00pm-4:00pm 220.00 INDS Register 

In this 3 half-day course, users will learn how to create a document such as a flyer or brochure using basic desktop publishing skills. Participants will design and format a document; apply advanced styles; and work with various elements to align, arrange, and transform objects and tables within the document. Finally, users will learn the techniques required to package the document together for printing or web distribution.
Who Should Attend: Participants who are already familiar with other Adobe software (such as Acrobat and Photoshop) and word processing programs.

Photoshop: Intro Apr 14, 15, 16 9:00am-12:00n 220.00 PS2 Register 
Photoshop: Intro - FULL Mar 25, 26, 27 9:00am-12:00n 220.00 PS FULL

This 3 half-day course provides participants with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop CS5 effectively. Users will learn how to use layers and apply filters to create special effects. Other topics include image creating/editing enhancement; photo retouching; and saving images in web, print, and PDF formats.
Who Should Attend: This course is designed for the average computer user who is familiar with the basic skills of computer use and understands file management.

Word 2010: Level I This course will not be offered this term (Word Formatting short course)

This two half-day introductory course is designed to teach participants how to create and edit documents, save, open or close documents, apply formatting options, set tabs and indents, change the view mode, manipulate the text using features such as copy and paste, and preview and then print the document.
Who Should Attend: People who are familiar with computers and have experience using Microsoft Windows.

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