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

Thu. May 11
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185556
CCC Technology Center

Thu. May 18
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185555
MCC - Strahan Hall

Tue. Jul 18
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185554
Urban Center


WORD LEVEL 2
Prerequisite: Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. Expand your knowledge of the abilities of Word! Following this course you will be able to create and manipulate tables and charts, use styles and themes to customize the look of documents, add images and custom graphic elements, and add building blocks of information and updatable fields to the document to improve efficiency. You will know how to control how text flows around graphics, between paragraphs, and between pages. You will be able to create templates to maintain consistency between documents, use mail merge, and create and use macros to automate tasks. The course will be taught in Word 2013, however lessons learned will be applicable to all Word versions 2010 and later. Cost: $115

Thu. Jun 8
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185322
Urban Center

Tue. Jun 13
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185486
CCC Technology Center

Thu. Jun 15
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185472
MCC - Strahan Hall

Tue. Aug 8
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185323
Urban Center



WORD LEVEL 3
Prerequisite: Word - Levels 1 and 2. In Level 2 you gained the skills to work with more complex business documents and automate tasks. If you work with lengthy documents, collaborate with others, or create forms, this course will show you how to use Word to efficiently accomplish these tasks. Word can be used to collaborate on complicated documents and manage how the documents are accessed and distributed. Advanced features enable you to revise, manage, and secure your business documents. The course will be taught in Word 2013, however lessons learned will be applicable to all Word versions 2010 and later. Cost: $115

Tue. Aug 22
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185324
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. May 23
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185311
Urban Center

Thu. Jul 13
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185487
CCC Technology Center

Wed. Jul 19
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185312
Urban Center

Tue. Jul 25
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185473
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

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

Tue. May 9
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185313
Urban Center

Wed. May 10
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185471
MCC - Strahan Hall

Tue. Jun 6
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185314
Urban Center

Thu. Aug 3
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185489
CCC Technology Center

Wed. Aug 9
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185315
Urban Center

Tue. Aug 22
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185474
MCC - Strahan Hall



EXCEL - INSIDE AND OUT
Prerequisite: Windows - Level 1 or Beginning Computers Using Microsoft Applications. Work with numbers? Then you need to learn Excel. In this six-week hands on course, you’ll learn to set up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You’ll also learn the secrets behind writing mathematical formulas - from basic sums and statistics to ifs, lookups, financial functions and more. Discover dozens of shortcuts and tricks. Learn the best ways to sort and analyze data, create custom charts and graphs, create 3-dimensional workbooks, build links between files and more. Cost: $215

6 Wks Thu.
Begins Jun 8
#184805
6 - 9 p.m.
Urban 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

Tue. May 16
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185515
CCC Technology Center

Tue. Jun 27
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185316
Urban Center

Thu. Aug 17
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185490
CCC Technology Center

Wed. Aug 23
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185319
Urban Center

Tue. Aug 29
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185475
MCC - Strahan Hall

DATABASES

ACCESS 2016 COMPLETE
Microsoft Access can help you and your organization collect and manage large amounts of data. Following the first session you will be able to create a new database, construct tables and design forms and reports, and understand queries to join, filter, and sort data. Then you will learn how to write advanced queries, structure existing data, share data across applications, and customize reports. The third session will help you learn advanced features such as database management, advanced form design, packaging a database, encryption, and preparing a database for multi-user access. Cost: $595

3 Wks Fri. Begins May 5
#185553
8 a.m. - 4: p.m.
Kahl Educational Center

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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

Thu. Jul 20
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#185476
MCC - Strahan Hall

INTERNET/INTEGRATION

CYBERSAFE
This course is specifically for non-technical users of computers, mobile devices, networks, and the internet. You will identify many of the hazards and pitfalls of using these devices, and learn how to use it safely and securely. You will identify the need for security, be able to secure devices like desktops, laptops, and smartphones, and secure your use of the internet. Cost: $75

Sat. May 20
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
#185503
MCC - McAvoy University Ctr

Mon. Jun 12
6 - 9 p.m.
#185506
Urban Center

Thu. Jul 6
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
#185508
CCC Technology Center