Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace

Course code:22-CD-001
Dates:September 7 - October 1, 2021 Alternate Course Dates
Location:Online
Instructor:Betsy Flanagan
Fee: $195.00

Description

Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations in MS PowerPoint, documents in MS Word, email and calendars in MS Outlook, and spreadsheets in MS Excel. Microsoft Office Suite of applications is the most used software tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of MS Office change over time. Master the most common uses so that you can work faster and more efficiently and can take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging. You will leave class with a set of skills that are a workplace requirement in today's fast paced every-changing environment and will enable your future career success. 1.6 CEUs/ILUs are offered through our partner LERN.

Course objectives include:

  • Learn the fundamental computer competencies you need to succeed in today's workplace;
  • Learn how to operate Excel as a spreadsheet creation and management tool;
  • Learn how to operate Word as a document creation and management tool;
  • Learn how to operate PowerPoint as a presentation creation and management tool;
  • Learn how to operate Outlook as a communications and scheduling tool;
  • Discover how various menu items, commands, settings and processes affects the look of your Excel worksheets, PowerPoint presentation, Word files, and Outlook emails;
  • Explore how Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook integrate with each other

Notes

Registration Deadline: Registration for this course is open five days after the initial start date. You can participate in this online course offered in partnership with LERN any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. However, for the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: VCU OCPE offers this class/certificate in partnership with LERN. Therefore, you may cancel your registration up until you receive your login and password from LERN and receive a full refund minus any credit card processing fees. Cancellations must be received via email at ocpe@vcu.edu
In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees, but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including change or cancellation charges to include but not limited to airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.
Online courses offered with the Learning Resources Network (LERN) continue to run, as scheduled during inclement weather. If there are changes to meeting status, you will receive an email at the address you provided upon registration informing you of the cancelation.
*exempt-this offering is ineligible for waiver use
Student/Participant Conduct:
All course and event participants are bound by all policies found at vcu.edu including:
VCU Honor System
VCU Code of Conduct
Sexual Misconduct/Assault/Harrassment and Sex/Gender Discrimination
For Academic Accommodations, please visit https://ocpe.vcu.edu/courses/policies.html#accommodations

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