Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. Employers seek and reward employees who can effectively send emails, create spreadsheets, manage databases, understand memory and network limitations, and recognize the function and features of modern computer components. Any job candidate who already possesses these skills will stand above those who do not.
This course is designed to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to survive and prosper in today's fast-changing workplace. You will learn how to implement the powers of modern office software to work faster and more efficiently. This course will also focus on practical applications for software most common to the workplace. By the time you finish, you will have learned why employers consider technological literacy so critical to the success of any organization.
Dave Paquin has been teaching computer skills in the classroom for over 15 years. He holds a Master of Science in Training and Learning Technology and has extensive experience as a Human Resources manager.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Overview: The Workplace Technology Solution
Windows: Using menus, shortcuts and desktop features
Windows: The Clipboard, Multi-tasking and Inputs
Word Processing: Screen layout, Files and Page setup
Word Processing: Tables and Lists
Spreadsheets: Page setup, Columns and rows, and Views
Spreadsheets: Toolbars, Data sorts, and Graphs
Email: Create and send, Ethics and etiquette and Tools
Databases: Tables, Forms, Reports, and Queries,
Utilities: Viewing files, Compressing files, and Maintaining disks
Data storage: Disks, Drives, CD's, Tapes, and RAM
Technology:: Resumes, Promotions, and Lifelong learning