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Workforce Development offers Excel/Outlook courses

Workforce Development offers Excel/Outlook courses

Workforce Development offers Excel/Outlook courses The Holmes Community College Workforce Development Division is offering computer-related community classes this fall on the Goodman Campus.

These classes, taught by Director of Library Services Jim Thompson, are for building/improving on specific skills and do not count for college credit. Classes held Monday-Wednesday will meet in the Vo-Tech Building and Thursday classes in McMorrough Library.

The fall courses include: Basic Excel, Oct. 22-30, Monday & Tuesday, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (8 hours total), $40 Intermediate Excel, Oct. 31-Nov. 8, Wednesday & Thursday, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (8 hours) $40 Outlook, Nov. 5-13, Monday & Tuesday, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (8 hours), $25 Advanced Excel, Nov. 26-29, Monday-Thursday, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (8 hours), $40

Upon completion of the Basic Excel course, the student will be able to create a basic Excel worksheet; perform calculations in and modify a worksheet; modify the appearance of data within a worksheet; manage Excel workbooks and print the content of an Excel worksheet.

After completing the Intermediate Excel course, the student will be able to use advanced formulas; organize worksheet and table data using various techniques; create and modify charts; analyze data using PivotTables, Slicers and PivotCharts; insert and modify graphic objects in a worksheet and customize and enhance workbooks.

A student who completes the Outlook course will know how to navigate Outlook and perform basic email functions; compose messages and attach files; customize reading options and manage message responses; manage messages using tags, flags and folders; manage and print their calendar; manage appointments and meetings and manage, create and update contacts.

Finally, a student who enrolls in and completes the Advanced Excel course will be able to enhance productivity and efficiency by streamlining the workflow; collaborate with other workbook users; audit worksheets; analyze data; work with multiple workbooks; import and export data and integrate Excel data with the web.

Space is limited in each course, so sign up as soon as possible.

For more information and/or to register, contact Mandy Burrell at

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