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Jun
11
Mon
Beginning Computer Skills @ CPU Onsite
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Beginning Computer Skills

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, June 11, 13, 15, 2018.
9:30 am to 12:30 pm – 9 hours total instruction

Class size limited to 12 students  – you are encouraged to register now as this class is one of our most popular and books up quickly. 

This course is designed for the beginning computer user or anyone wanting to become more proficient at daily computer tasks.

Three-day course (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday), 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. One 15-minute break at 11:00.

A final test will be administered upon completion to measure the new skills learned. A Certificate of Completion is presented to all students who pass the final test with a score of 80% or higher.

Course Outline:

Day 1. Understanding the Keyboard functions, Windows 10 Desktop features, Create and Save simple text document, Cut/Copy & Paste tools

Day 2. The Internet: terminology, browsers, search engines and safety online. Email Options – software vs webmail, how to create and use Gmail account, attach pictures or files to an email message, and email etiquette.

Day 3. Computer Hardware terminology and functions, how to properly name and save files or pictures, Proper file organization.

Jun
15
Fri
Private Tutor Session
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Private instruction appointment availability. Call to schedule and discuss your instructional needs.

$35 per hour.

 

Jun
19
Tue
Introduction to Windows 10 @ CPU Onsite
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Introduction to Windows 10

Tuesday, June 19th & Thursday, June 21st, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

A 2-day course designed for anyone seeking a better understanding of Windows 10. You will discover bonus features not included in prior versions of Windows. Once you understand the concept behind Windows10, you will enjoy the current and new features that Microsoft continues to deliver as the Operating System evolves.

Course Outline:

Day 1 – Lecture: Instructor-led PowerPoint presentation exploring the many outstanding and helpful features of Windows 10.

Day 2 – Lab: hands-on instructor-led practice on navigation, customizing the desktop, benefits of the Edge browser, working with menus and Control Panel, and much more.

Jun
22
Fri
Private Tutor Session
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Private instruction appointment availability. Call to schedule and discuss your instructional needs.

$35 per hour.

 

Jun
26
Tue
File and Email Organization @ CPU Onsite
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

File and Email Organization – 2-day Workshop

Tuesday, June 26th and Thursday, June 28th – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Files, Folders and Email Organization – The Basic Computer Skills class is recommended prior to attending this class, but not required if the student can pass our basic computer literacy online quiz.

This course is a hands-on instructor-led 2-day workshop – 4 hours per day. Upon completion, you will be able to properly name your files, organize them into a practical folder structure designed for your needs, and reorganize your existing files into the new folder structure.

This course is highly recommended for anyone seeking organization in their computer data files.

This course fulfills the prerequisite for the Personal Data Backup or Business Data Backup courses.

Topics Include:

• Lesson 1: Three Methods of Folder Organization – Which is best for YOU?
• Lesson 2: How to begin reorganizing with existing files
• Lesson 3: How to Properly Name Files & Folders
• Lesson 4: Move/Save Files to Folders

Homework after Day 1 – practice renaming existing files with logical names based on your chosen organizational method.

Day 2  – you will put into practice what you have learned. The focus will be on reorganizing all your existing files and email folder/messages. Personal attention will be given to each student to ensure their chosen organization method is the best for their needs.

Jun
29
Fri
Private Tutor Session
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Private instruction appointment availability. Call to schedule and discuss your instructional needs.

$35 per hour.

 

Jul
3
Tue
Personal Data Backup @ CPU Computers
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Personal Data Backup – July 3rd, 2018

Compare the most popular methods for personal data backup – Cloud Backup services vs local data back-up, external Hard Drive or USB Key.  3-hour course presented with live demonstrations and PowerPoint presentation.

External Hard Drives and USB Keys available for purchase, or bring your own to class. You will be completing a data back-up in class.

Jul
5
Thu
Internet Safety @ CPU Onsite
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Internet Safety Seminar

Knowlege is Power! This 4-hour course reveals the tricks scammers use to infect your computer, your identity and rob you blind. Next, we show you the software tools to block them and remove them should you still find yourself infected. Most importantly, you will look inside the mind of a hacker to learn how to spot them and avoid them, before they get you! I can’t say it enough – Knowlege is Power!

Jul
6
Fri
Private Tutor Session
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Private instruction appointment availability. Call to schedule and discuss your instructional needs.

$35 per hour.

 

Jul
10
Tue
Workforce Skills @ CPU Onsite
Jul 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Workforce Skills 6-week Course with Certificate of Completion.

Minimum 6 students, maximum 12 students. Call for Pricing.

Tuesday and Thursday, July 10th through August 16th, 2018. 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. 6-week course, 36 hours classroom instruction, plus assignments completed independently through our LEARN online instruction portal.

This course is a must-have for anyone returning to the workforce, graduating high school or college student preparing to enter the workforce.

Upon completion, you will have an employment portfolio complete with professional resume and certifications of completion from each of the lessons in this course. You will have perfected the “interview process” to put your best foot forward.

A sampling of lessons includes, but is not limited to, customer service, telephone etiquette, conflict resolution, business correspondence, dressing for success, business negotiation, standard office procedures, Microsoft Office basics, marketing your strengths and much more.