Computers

BUILDING YOUR OWN WEBSITE

Learn to create your own website and get it on the Internet!  We will cover a few different options including webpage builders, WordPress, and basic HTML and CSS to  make it from scratch. 

Course #              3225       Tuesday                               NHS

7:00-8:30 PM     Starts 9/19/17    4 Classes

Jeff Russell                                          Fee $69


COMPUTERS FOR THE CONFUSED

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 # 3452       Thursday               NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 9/28/17      2 Classes

Mike Ingber                                          Fee $69

Upward Business Systems

 

STAYING SAFE

None of us wants to be the victim of identity theft, or lose our important data, or find that our computer has become infected.  Yet, these are all far too regular occurrences.  In this one-night class we will talk about the threats that are lurking and how to do our best to stay safe online.  From firewalls to phishing, from social engineering to security software, from ransomware to malware, from backups to updates, and from passwords to popups.  These are among the topics that we will cover, so join us to learn more about this important topic.

Course #              3366       Wednesday        NHS

6:30-9:00 PM     Starts 9/13/17    1 Class

Michael Ingber                                  Fee $39

Upward Business Systems


WINDOWS 10—AN OVERVIEW

Microsoft Windows 10 has been available for about two years now, so there’s a pretty good chance that you already have  it, or that you are considering buying a new computer with Windows 10.  Windows 10 has several significant user interface changes, a brand new browser (replacing Internet Explorer), a new digital assistant (called Cortana), and other changes as well.  So if you 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 #3365       Wednesday           NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 10/25/17    1 Class

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $39

Upward Business Systems

 

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 # 3121       Monday                 NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 9/18/17      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?  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 # 3448       Thursday               NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 12/14/17    1 Class

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $39

Upward Business Systems

 

 WORD  PART 1

Learn the basics to successfully use Microsoft Word , 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 # 3121       Monday                 NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 10/16/17    3 Classes

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $99

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, and much more.  Microsoft Word Part 1 or equivalent is a prerequisite.

Course # 3123       Monday                 NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 11/13/17    3 Classes

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $99

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

Course # 3439       Thursday               NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 10/12/17    3 Classes

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $99

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, charts, advanced formatting capabilities, data functions, templates, and more.  Excel Part 1 or equivalent is a prerequisite.

Course # 3440       Thursday               NHS

6:30-9:00 PM       Starts 11/2/17      3 Classes

Michael Ingber                                     Fee $99

Upward Business Systems                  Limit 12

EXCEL REFRESHER—FORMULAS AND FUNCTIONS

This one-night class will provide a thorough review of using formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel.  Formulas and functions are at the heart of using Excel to do calculations and to manipulate the contents of your spreadsheets.  So, if you are looking to improve upon your Excel skills or to brush up on some features that you haven’t used for a while, come join us for this class!  Some prior experience with Excel is recommended. 

 Course #             3426       Thursday             NHS

6:30-9:00 PM     Starts 12/7/17    1 Class

Michael Ingber                                  Fee $39

Upward Business Systems

 

MICROSOFT PUBLISHER

Microsoft Publisher is a popular desktop publishing program that is very intuitive and easy-to-use.  Publisher makes it easy to incorporate text and graphics into professional looking layouts.  We will work through several examples of publications, such as business cards, calendars, certificates, newsletters, brochures, and flyers.  If you have been interested in learning Publisher and want to easily do some desktop publishing, then come to this two-night course!

Course #              3167       Monday                               NHS

6:30-9:00 PM     Starts 12/4/17    2 Classes

Michael Inger                                     Fee $69

Upward Business Systems