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Computer Classes

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ Continuing Education Department offers computer-related classes at several sites throughout its service area. The classes below are short-term, affordable and hands-on. They are designed for individuals wishing to update a skill or interested in learning something new.

In addition, the college offers a number of Continuing Education computer classes online. Students can complete these courses entirely from their home or office, at any time of the day or night. For more information about those classes go to www.ed2go.com/eicc

For more information about any of these classes email eiccinfo@eicc.edu or phone 563-336-3444.

WORD PROCESSING

WORD 2013 - LEVEL 1
Learn the fundamentals of Word 2013! This course will get you acquainted with the Word user interface, creating a new document, and finding help. You will find, select, and modify text. You’ll format text as well as paragraphs, and add tables to documents. You’ll manage more complicated lists, and insert graphic objects. You’ll apply design and layout options to pages. You’ll check your documents for spelling, grammar, and other errors, and use other proofing tools to look up information. Finally, you’ll customize the Word environment to better suit your individual work habits, and learn additional methods of saving documents. Cost: $115

Tue. Mar 28
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181790
MCC - Strahan Hall

Tue. Apr 18
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181571
CCC Technology Center

 

WORD - INSIDE AND OUT
Prerequisite: Windows - Level 1 or Beginning Computers Using Microsoft Office. In this six-week, hands on course, you will learn basic and advanced features. We will study formatting text, paragraphs and pages to include fonts, character spacing, indents, tabs, line spacing, bullets/numbering, margins, columns and much more. You will work with tables, simple math formulas, envelopes, labels and mail merge features. You will insert special characters, learn shortcuts and work with linking Excel into Word and inserting hyperlinks. You will work with headers, footers, pictures and other graphical elements and, of course, all the proofing tools. These 18 hours will make you a confident Word user! Cost: $215

6 Wks Thu.
Begins Apr 6
6 - 9 p.m.
#181335
Urban Center

SPREADSHEET

EXCEL 2013 - LEVEL 1
Prerequisite: Windows - Level 1 or equivalent knowledge. In this course, you will gain a foundational understanding of the basic functionality in Excel 2013. You will begin by navigating the Excel 2013 environment. From there, you will perform the basic tasks associated with creating and saving Excel worksheets and exploring the Help system. You will use formulas and functions to perform calculations in your worksheets, and you will modify worksheets by manipulating cells and data, by searching for and replacing data, and by checking for spelling errors. You will format worksheets and prepare them for printing. You will also begin working with larger workbooks that contain multiple worksheets. Finally, you will customize how Excel behaves to more closely meet your needs. Cost: $115

Tue. Mar 7
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181570
CCC Technology Center

Tue. Mar 21
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181552
Urban Center

Wed. Apr 19
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181556
MCC - Strahan Hall

 

EXCEL LEVEL 2
Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or equivalent knowledge. After taking this course, you will be able to create advanced workbooks and worksheets. You will know how to create advanced formulas and organize your data into tables. You’ll discover the power of PivotTables and PivotCharts and how slicers can make data filtering as easy as clicking a few buttons. At its heart, this course is about one simple idea: asking your data questions and using Excel to find the answers. Lessons learned will be applicable to all Excel versions 2010 and later. Cost: $115

Thu. Apr 13
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181553
Urban Center

Tue. Apr 25
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181572
CCC Technology Center



EXCEL LEVEL 3
Prerequisite: Excel Level 2, including knowledge of functions, formulas, and data analysis tools. After taking this course, you will be able to automate common tasks, audit workbooks to avoid errors, use conditional logic, use automated analysis tools, be able to work in multiple worksheets and workbooks simultaneously, and present your data visually. Cost: $115

Wed. Mar 15
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181564
MCC - Strahan Hall

DATABASES

QUICKBOOKS
QuickBooks is meant for busy business owners, and covers only the concepts used by most businesses. Following these 3 days of instruction, you will be able to create a company, understand how to use the Customer Center, Vendor Center, Banking within QuickBooks, and Balance Sheet Accounts and Budgets. You will also be able to complete payroll, create reports, adjust entries, and close the books. The concepts and instruction will be applicable to all versions of QuickBooks Pro. Registration for this course closes on March 17, 2017. Cost: $295

3 Wks Sat.
Begins Mar 25
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
#181573
Urban Center

PRESENTATION GRAPHICS

POWERPOINT - LEVEL 1
Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of how to navigate a PC/Windows based computer. PowerPoint is more than just bullet points on a slide - learn the power of visuals! After this course, you will be able to format text on slides, add and modify graphical objects and pictures, work with tables and charts, and be able to deliver a presentation smoothly. The course will be taught in PowerPoint 2013, however lessons learned will be applicable to all PowerPoint versions 2007 and later. Cost: $115

Tue. Mar 14
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181551
Urban Center

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

MICROSOFT PROJECT 2010 - LEVEL 1
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills and an understanding of project management concepts. You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft? Project 2010 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this class you will 1) identify the basic features and components of the Microsoft Project environment, 2) create a new project plan file and enter project information, 3) manage tasks by organizing tasks and setting task relationships, 4) manage resources for a project and 5) finalize a project plan. Cost: $115

Tue. Mar 22
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181333
BTC
 

MICROSOFT PROJECT 2010 - LEVEL 2
Prerequisites: Microsoft Project 2010 - Level 1 or equivalent knowledge. This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who has the basic skills to create and modify project plans using Microsoft Project 2010, and who needs to use Microsoft Project 2010 to manage and customize those plans through the implementation stage of a project. Cost: $115

Tue. Apr 19
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#181334
BTC

INTERNET/INTEGRATION

MOS CERTIFICATION PREP
This course will help you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. You will learn about various resources available to prepare, discuss testing techniques, and have your certification questions answered. Cost: $10

Wed. Mar 1
6 - 7:30 p.m.
#181219
Urban Center