Computers

Computers for the Confused Cancelled

The PC has become ubiquitous in business, in school, and at home.  If you have had limited exposure to personal computers and software programs, and want to explore the PC’s potential, then this course is for you.  We’ll begin with an explanation of the confusing terminology used, and then explore computer basics and how to find your way around the Windows desktop.  You will also be introduced to some of the most popular programs used at home, in school, and in business, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  We will also cover some of the basics of using the Internet and communicating with Email.  No prior knowledge is required for this important class, but please bring lots of questions!

 

Course #                3361       Wednesday           NHS

Mike Ingber                                          Fee $39  Cancelled

Upward Business Systems

 

Windows 10—an Overview

Are you ready for Windows 10?  Microsoft Windows 10 is planned as the last major release of Windows.  Windows 10 has a brand new browser, a new digital assistant (called Cortana), several significant user interface changes, and other changes as well.  “Are you thinking about upgrading your current computer, or about buying a new computer or tablet with Windows 10, but aren’t sure whether you should?  Perhaps you have already gotten a device with Windows 10, are looking for some helpful guidance.  Come to this one-night class for a demonstration and discussion of Windows 10 and see what’s new and different. 

 

Course #3367       Monday                                NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 3/6/17         1 Class

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $39

Upward Business Systems

 Word  Part 1

Learn the basics to successfully use Microsoft Word 2010, the best-selling word processing software.  Learn how to create documents, editing techniques, text and paragraph formatting, document formatting, spell-check and thesaurus tools, cut, copy, and paste, as well as many other features.  No prior word

processing knowledge is necessary, but a

basic knowledge of computers and Windows is helpful.

 

Course #                3439       Thursday               NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 3/23/17      3 Classes

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $89

Upward Business Systems                  Limit 12

 

Word Part 2—Getting More Out of Word

Taking you beyond and building on the basics of Part 1.  In this session learn to create templates, add graphics, word art, watermarks, cover pages, multiple column layouts, envelopes and labels, macros and much more.  Microsoft Word Part 1 or equivalent is a prerequisite.

 

Course #                3440       Thursday               NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 4/20/17      2 Classes

 

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $69

Upward Business Systems                  Limit 12

 

 

 

Excel Part 1


The ability to work with rows and columns of information is a priceless tool for conquering the informational aspects of life with ease and accuracy.  Learn to use the spreadsheet most used by busin

esses, students and home-users.  Using Microsoft Excel 2010, learn to design and use spreadsheets, formulas, functions, number, date and text formatting, sorting, and many more features.  Basic computer skills are required.

 

Course #                3120       Monday                                NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 3/13/17      3 Classes

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $89

Upward Business Systems                  Limit 12

 

Excel  Part 2

Continue to learn more about the most popular spreadsheet product on the market.  In this second part you will work with multiple sheet workbooks, advanced formatting capabilities, data functions, templates, and more.  Excel Part 1 or equivalent is a prerequisite.

 

Course #                3121       Monday                                NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 4/17/17      3 Classes

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $89

Upward Business Systems                  Limit 12

 


The Basics of Quickbooks For Your Office

We will cover the key features of this highly popular business finance software.  Among the topics to be covered:  income and expense tracking, checkbook management, credit cards, cash accounts, accounts receivable and accounts payable, customer lists, vendor lists, invoicing and business reports.

 

Course #                3448       Thursday               NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 5/11/17      4 Classes

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $129

Upward Business Systems                  Limit 12

 

Backup Strategies

Do you backup your irreplaceable computer data?  Are you risking losing your precious information?  What causes data loss?  What can you do to prevent data loss?  What should you be backing up (photos, music, and videos, Word documents, Excel files, and other important data)?  What choices do you have for doing backups?  What is an effective backup strategy?  Don’t wait until you lose precious information.  Come to this class for answers to these questions and more!

 

Course #                3359       Wednesday           NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 4/5/17         1 Class

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $39

Upward Business Systems

 

Using Popular Internet Browsers

Internet Browsers let us enjoy the wealth of content available on the Internet.  Join us for this one-night class and learn about using Internet Browsers to get around the Internet.  The three most popular browsers, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome will be demonstrated.  We will discuss browsing techniques, using Search Engines, adding Favorites, using Browser tabs, setting a Home Page, clearing Cookies, staying safe, and much more.  Join us for this class and really start to browse!

 

Course #                3365       Wednesday           NHS

6:30-8:30 PM       Starts 5/3/17         1 Class

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $39

Upward Business Systems 

Introduction to Powerpoint

Did you know that your children are using PowerPoint for their school reports?  PowerPoint is the most commonly used presentation program available, both in school and for business.  Where in the past you may have used hand drawn charts or pictures, PowerPoint allows you to create dynamic presentations that can include text, bullet lists, tables, charts, graphics, transitions, and animations.  This hands-on workshop shows you how to get the most out of PowerPoint using all of the features just mentioned.  If your children are using it, shouldn’t you be?

 

Course #                3152       Monday                                NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 5/15/17      2 Classes

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $69

Upward Business Systems                  Limit 12

 

 

Tying It All Together

Knowing that you have the entire Office /Suite at your disposal is heartening but how do you incorporate that Excel Chart into your Word Document or your PowerPoint presentation?  How do you create an Excel spreadsheet from a Word document?  How do you use your Excel mailing list in a Word Mail Merge?  We will show you this and how to use the office products more effectively in your daily work load.

 

Course #                3366       Wednesday           NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 5/31/17      1 Class

Mike Ingber                                          Fee $39

Upward Business Systems