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We live in a fast-paced world where technology touches everyone. You most likely use a computer for your work. Upskilling and polishing your computer literacy can significantly increase your desirability to employers. For employers and employees alike, you will be amazed at how efficient the team runs when they learn to use programs correctly. GCSC Continuing Education offers a variety of classes to fit into your schedule. The following classes are offered both online and face-to-face. Customize your learning environment and schedule while boosting your career advancement opportunities! 

“I knew how to search for things and get around in Excel. Once I took the class, I couldn’t believe how much more efficient I was working.” Former Excel Student 

Computer basics 101 Register!

This class will assist students in feeling comfortable with using a computer. Students will be introduced to the basic steps of using a computer from starting, opening programs, establishing settings, and personalizing the desktop. Students will learn how to navigate programs and save documents on various drives. They will also learn to setup the WiFi in order to access and navigate the Internet.

Tues., Sept. 13, 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 246 
Fee: $35

Computer Basics & Beyond Register!

Students will learn how to troubleshoot and address the common problems that occur while using a computer. Topics include:  Things to look at for a new computer; What task manager is; Properly shutting down a computer; Windows Settings overview; How to install a program; Internet apps; & Creating new files.

Thurs., Sept. 15, 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 246 
Fee: $35

Building a foundation with MICROSOFT 2019 & 365  Register!   

Building a Foundation with Microsoft Office 2019 & 365: Key Applications teaches some of the most essential skills for using Word 2019, Excel, 2019, and PowerPoint 2019. In addition to exploring some of the features and capabilities that all the Office programs share, you will learn many skills specific to each program, like promoting and demoting lists in Word, creating simple formulas in Excel, applying a theme in PowerPoint, and much more. Course includes eBook.

Wed., Sept. 28 - Oct. 19, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. 
Student Union East (SUE) 246 
Fee: $275

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019 & 365:  LEVEL 1  Register!   

Microsoft Excel 2019 & 365: Level 1 covers key introductory Excel skills. Among others, topics in Level 1 include entering, editing, and formatting entries; selecting cells and ranges; creating and modifying basic formulas; inserting charts and tables; creating a template; and sorting and filtering data. Textbook included. Pre-requisite: Basic computer skills. Course includes eBook.

Tues. & Thurs., August 9 - 11, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. 
Student Union East (SUE) 246 
Fee: $130

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019 & 365:  LEVEL 2  Register!   

Microsoft Excel 2019 & 365: Level 2 covers key intermediate Excel skills. Among others, topics in Level 2 include themes, cell styles, and number formats, as well as functions for dates, numbers, and text. Textbook included. Pre-requisite: Should have taken MS Excel Level 1 or have an equivalent understanding. Course includes eBook.

Tues. & Thurs., August 23 - 25, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. 
Student Union West (SUW) 349 
Fee: $130

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019 & 365:  LEVEL 3

Microsoft Excel 2019 & 365: Level 3 covers key advanced Excel skills. Among others, topics in Level 3 include tables, financial functions, what-if analysis, PivotTables and PivotCharts, workbook protection, collaboration, and much more. Textbook included. Pre-requisite: Should have taken MS Excel Level 2 or have an equivalent understanding. Course includes eBook.

QuickBooks Online:  COmprehensive Register!

QuickBooks Online: Comprehensive provides essential coverage of QuickBooks Online for employees, company owners, accountants, and others to effectively use the software for all of their small-business accounting needs. QuickBooks is an accounting software that aids in keeping financial statements in order. This course is optimized for hands-on learning. Exercise progression provides various levels of reinforcement exercises that allow students to demonstrate their ability to apply the concepts and skills to real-world scenarios. QuickBooks Online trial & textbook are included with the course. Participants registered after August 17, 2022 will receive a digital copy of the textbook.

Wed., Aug. 31 - Sept. 21, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. 
Student Union East (SUE) 246
Fee: $375

Lara Herter, Program Coordinator
lherter@gulfcoast.edu
T 850.873.3583

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