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Computer and Technology - Course Descriptions

901 – Microsoft Office 2013
You will learn how to use the Microsoft Word Application in an integrated approach. You will learn how to organize and customize Microsoft Outlook and use the advanced scheduling features.

902 – MS Word 2013 – Beginner
You will learn what is MS Word, navigation in Word, basic document creation, spell checking, paragraphs' formatting, lists and tabulations, setting the margins, posting your documents.

903 – MS Word 2013 – Intermediate
You will learn how to navigate in Word, track changes in your document, headers, footers, footnotes and references using styles, headings and table of contents.

904 – MS Word 2013 – Advanced
You will master navigation in Word, labels and mail merges, collapsible headings, watermarks, templates and use of macros.

905 – MS Excel 2013 – Basic
You will learn what is Excel, basic navigation and math, build a spreadsheet efficiently, cell references, and get your data printed properly, basic charts and tables.

906 – MS Excel 2013 – Intermediate
You will learn how to better navigate in Excel, manipulate text and numbers, data and time, sort and filter data with lookup functions, basic logical functions, and how to customize tables and charts.

907 – MS Excel 2013 – Advanced
You will master navigation in Excel, learn conditional formatting, advanced lookups, defining variables, arrays and pivot tables, how to use macros, finding errors and debugging as well as locking data and sheets.

908 – MS PowerPoint 2013 – Basic
You will learn what is PowerPoint, how to navigate in PowerPoint, basic chart creation, insert pictures and clip art, presentation and slide show, printing handouts and notes, basic transitions, sharing and publishing.

909 – MS PowerPoint 2013 – Intermediate
You will learn how to better navigate in PowerPoint, background, slide masters, hand out masters, creating flowcharts and charts, headers, footers and basic animation.

910 – MS PowerPoint 2013 – Advanced
You will master navigation in PowerPoint, sound effects, including videos and music, customize animations, insert Excel data, triggering animations and timing your presentations.

911 – MS Access 2013 – Basic
This workshop covers the basic functions and features of Access: getting started, databases and tables, fields and records, data entry rules, basic queries, using forms and working with reports.

912 – MS Access 2013 – Intermediate
This workshop provides you with additional skills and concepts needed to use Access productively and efficiently. You will learn to normalize date, join tables while observing referential integrity, query multiple tables, format forms and reports, insert background images and chars, create specialized objects such as lookup fields, subforms and subreports, navigation forms and calculated fields.

913 – MS Access 2013 – Advanced
This workshop will help you take your knowledge up a notch. You get acquainted with its most sophisticated features, best tips and tricks. You will learn how to use macros, tables, forms, queries and other tools to create a professional, working database. You will learn to create and maintain macros, then see how to effectively link to other data sources. Gest helpful techniques that allow you to link, report and package your data quickly and find out how to split a database by splitting the frontend and backend. Learn the sills you need to make an impact with sleek, high-performing database that help you do your job better.

914 – MS Project 2013 – Basic
Learn the basic commands and features of MS Project. Learn how to create and modify task lists, establish a project schedule, create calendars, assign resources to tasks, track costs, and work with different views and tables as well as to apply filters and groups and sort task and resource date. Learn how to resolve resources conflicts.

915 – MS Project 2013 – Intermediate
During this workshop, you will learn to update and track projects, work with data from other applications, work with reports and manage multiple projects.

916 – MS Project 2013 – Advanced
Learn how to work with templates, create baseline plans, monitor and update projects, analyze project statistics, handle delays and conflicts, create reports, share resources, consolidate projects and customize Project. You will also learn how to communicate project information by using Project Server and how to integrate Project data with other MS Office applications.

917 – MS Publisher 2013 – Basic
Overview: With Publisher, after the basic, intermediate and advanced workshops, you will be capable of producing greeting cards, certificates, newsletters and other printed publications.

Basic: At the basic level, you will learn to perform basic tasks in the MS Publisher interface, add content to a publication, format text and paragraphs in a publication, manage text in a publication, work with graphics in a publication and prepare a publication for printing and sharing.

918 – MS Publisher 2013 – Intermediate
At the intermediate level, you will learn how to navigate the Publisher interface, including the ribbon and backstage features, insert, move, and delete pages. Also, you will learn how to work with text including paragraph formatting, using columns and selecting fonts. Work with images and graphics and use different shapes, colours, gradients, textures and patterns to make your document t and out. As well, learn to save time by using Publisher templates.

919 – MS Publisher 2013 – Advanced
In this workshop, you will build on the skills and concepts learned at the intermediate level. You will learn how to control colours and gradients, create and apply styles, worth with WordArt objects and apply section page numbers and bookmarks. You will also learn how to create and manage mail merge lists, edit web forms and elements, and maintain and publish Web sites created in previous editions of Publisher.

920 – MS OneNote 2013 – Basic
Overview: With OneNote, after the basic, intermediate and advanced levels, you will create, edit, organize and enhance notes and also integrate them with other MS applications. It's an organizational tool to manage information or to collaborate and share information such as meeting notes with others.

Learn the basic steps to using OneNote, including creating a workbook in the cloud, adding sections, pages and taking notes.

Basic: In the basic, you will be introduced to OneNote, the Ribbon Interface, learn to create a Notebook, add section tabs and notes pages, create section groups and page groups. Learn typing notes, formatting notes, applying simple styles, drawing shapes, OneNote tables, adding imbedding content, using the new insert content window. Also, copy text from pictures, adding hyperlinks, WIKI links and perform simple calculations, saving notes and using OneNote templates.

921 – MS OneNote 2013 – Intermediate
At the intermediate level, you will learn how to search notes, add tags, send OneNote via email, use OneNote with Outlook (tasks), dock OneNote and link note taking, publish note pages as a webpage, share notebooks on your company server. Also, share notebooks using Microsoft SkyDrive, merge OneNote sections, collaborate in a live sharing session, inert and record audio and video. You will receive quick translation tooltips, see OneNote mobile, password protection and print options.

922 – MS OneNote 2013 – Advanced
In the final workshop, you will master handwriting text, draw shapes, do advanced picture tasks, customize pages, use page templates as well as work with section and section groups, syncing your notebook, managing notebook properties, OneNote files and backing up OneNote files.

923 – MS Visio 2013 – Basic
Overview: Visio is a diagramming application. With MS Visio, after the basic, intermediate and advanced levels, you will be empowered to demonstrate the ability to use a business diagramming application on a personal computer. You will understand and be able to accomplish basic operations associated with creating, formatting and finishing a business diagram document ready for distribution. You will be able to demonstrate competence in using some of the more intermediate features associated with business diagram applications such as creating project schedules, creating organization charts, laying out office spaces and creating network diagrams.

Whether you are creating an org chart, mapping a network or drawing a floor plan, this workshop will help you master the intricacies of Visio 2013. You will explore the Visio interface, from working with shapes, creating basic diagrams and connecting diagrams to adding objects (text, graphics and links), styling diagrams with themes and formatting shapes, pictures and text.

Basic: This one-day workshop will guide users through the design and management of visually engaging diagrams, maps and drawings. It is designed for persons who will be using MS Visio to create basic workflows and perform end-to-end flowcharting. You will get started with the Visio interface, modify the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar, use SmartShapes, connect shapes, insert text, pages, graphics, containers and hyperlinks, format objects and text, show and hide elements, print and publish diagrams, create layers, work with themes and build org charts, timelines, calendars, floor plans and prototypes.

Learning outcome: you will be able to navigate the Visio interface and create a basic Visio document, create a route map by using Visio features to work with shapes and text, modify, format and arrange shapes to enhance a basic diagram, create process diagrams, represent an organization hierarchy as a Visio diagram, design and manage basic diagrams, workflows and flowcharts.

924 – MS Visio 2013 – Intermediate
At this level, you will get comfortable using Visio's more advanced features and creating various types of diagrams. Highlights of the workshop include a discussion on file management tools, information on the new containers feature, techniques for adding pictures and Clip Art, a complete walkthrough on creating process diagrams, cross-functional flowcharts and organization charts. Information on creating and managing stencil, as well as information on several new Visio Premium-only features (including subprocess creation and diagram validation).

925 – MS Visio 2013 – Advanced
This workshop will help you achieve expertise in using the various advanced features of the application such as website mapping, integrating Visio with other MS Office programs, building technical layouts, performing special drawing operations and more.

926 – MS Sharepoint 2013 – Basic
This 1-day workshop is designed to introduce new users to SharePoint. It covers the fundamental knowledge and skills that users need to work with SharePoint successfully. At the end, participants will be able to describe the different components of SharePoint, work with documents, change different views, create collaborative lists, apply sharing and security settings.

927 – MS Sharepoint 2013 – Intermediate
As a site administrator, upon completion of this workshop, you will be able to manage site collections and components. You will learn to brand a site collection, manage lists, libraries, form libraries, content structures, workflows, index and search, manage SharePoint applications, user access, site security, usage and maintenance.

928 – MS Sharepoint 2013 – Advanced
At the end of this workshop, you will be able to use the advanced features of SharePoint to achieve maximum productivity in team collaboration.

929 – Adobe Acrobat XPRO 2013 – Basic
This training workshop is ideal for persons with little or no experience using Adobe Acrobat. Create and share PDF portfolios, add bookmarks for easy navigation. Specifically, access PDF documents using Acrobat XPRO, create PDF documents, navigate to a specific content in a PDF document, update PDF documents, work with multiple PDF documents, review PDF documents, validate PDF documents and convert PDF files, always using Acrobat.

930 – Adobe Acrobat XPRO 2013 – Intermediate
In this workshop, you will learn how to create PDFs for such uses as document exchange, the web, intranets, in-house proofing and commercial printing. You will create comments and markups in a PDF paperless edits and reviews, use the redaction features to blank out content, add interactivity such as bookmarks and hyperlinks, recognise text in scanned PDF documents using OCR settings and to set preferences and documents properties. You will use Acrobat's extensive range of tools and panels and be able to navigate through this application with ease.

931 – Adobe Acrobat XPRO 2013 – Advanced
This workshop provides you with knowledge and techniques in creating and editing files with rich media included, adding corporate logos, sharing and managing files securely and much more. You will learn how to organise PDF portfolio, create bookmarks and modify bookmark destinations, applying designed layout, visual themes and colour palettes. Easily convert existing forms to fillable PDF forms with intelligent form field recognition or design them using included templates.