Computer Classes

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ Continuing Education Department offers computer-related classes at several sites throughout its service area. The classes below are short-term, affordable and hands-on. They are designed for individuals wishing to update a skill or interested in learning something new.

In addition, the college offers a number of Continuing Education computer classes online. Students can complete these courses entirely from their home or office, at any time of the day or night. For more information about those classes go to www.ed2go.com/eicc

For more information about any of these classes email eiccinfo@eicc.edu or phone 563-336-3444.

BEGINNING

Office 2016: Word & Excel
This course will get you on the path to be THE expert user in your office! In this hands-on course, you will explore three of the most widely used office applications. The first three nights will be spent with Microsoft Word. You'll create professional business letters, resumes and other reports, working with numbered and bulleted lists, the basics of tables, tabs and indents, margins and more. Then you'll spend three nights with Microsoft Excel. You'll learn to format numbers, write formulas, work with functions ranging from a basic SUM to AVG and IF, be introduced to charts and learn to filter and sort. Cost: $295

6 Wks Thu.
Begins Oct 19
6 - 9 p.m.
#188020
Urban Center

Office 2016: Word, Excel & PowerPoint
This course will get you on the path to be THE expert user in your office! In this hands-on course you will explore three of the most widely used office applications. The first three nights will be spent with Microsoft Word. You'll create professional business letters, resumes other reports, working with numbered and bulleted lists, the basics of tables, tabs and indents, margins and more. Then you'll spend three nights with Microsoft Excel. You'll learn to format numbers, write formulas, work with functions ranging from a basic SUM to AVG and IF, be introduced to charts and learn to filter and sort. Add two nights in PowerPoint for $100. You'll create presentations that include graphics, animation and sounds. Cost: $395

8 Wks Thu.
Begins Oct 19
6 - 9 p.m.
#188022
Urban Center

WORD PROCESSING

Word Level 1
Improve your speed and efficiency in using Word! After this course you will be able to create a new document, find, select, and modify text, format text and paragraphs, and add tables to documents. You'll know how to apply design and layout options to pages, check documents for spelling, grammar, and other errors, and use other proofing tools to look up information. Finally, you'll customize the Word environment to better suit your individual work habits. Although taught in the 2013 environment, the lessons learned will be applicable to Word versions 2010 and later. Prerequisites: Ability to navigate a PC/Windows based computer. Cost: $115

Thu. Sep 28
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#188025
MCC - Strahan Hall

Thu. Oct 19
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#188207
Urban Center

 

Word Level 2
Prerequisite: Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. Expand your knowledge of the abilities of Word! Following this course you will be able to create and manipulate tables and charts, use styles and themes to customize the look of documents, add images and custom graphic elements, and add building blocks of information and updatable fields to the document to improve efficiency. You will know how to control how text flows around graphics, between paragraphs, and between pages. You will be able to create templates to maintain consistency between documents, use mail merge, and create and use macros to automate tasks. The course will be taught in Word 2013, however lessons learned will be applicable to all Word versions 2010 and later. Cost: $115

Thu. Oct 26
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#188304
Urban Center

SPREADSHEET

Excel Level 1
Prerequisite: Windows - Level 1 or equivalent knowledge. In this course, you will gain a foundational understanding of the basic functionality in Excel 2013. You will begin by navigating the Excel 2013 environment. From there, you will perform the basic tasks associated with creating and saving Excel worksheets and exploring the Help system. You will use formulas and functions to perform calculations in your worksheets, and you will modify worksheets by manipulating cells and data, by searching for and replacing data, and by checking for spelling errors. You will format worksheets and prepare them for printing. You will also begin working with larger workbooks that contain multiple worksheets. Finally, you will customize how Excel behaves to more closely meet your needs. Cost: $115

Tue. Oct 10
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#188205
CCC Technology Center

Tue. Oct 24
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#188210
Urban Center

 

Excel Level 2
Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or equivalent knowledge. After taking this course, you will be able to create advanced workbooks and worksheets. You will know how to create advanced formulas and organize your data into tables. You’ll discover the power of PivotTables and PivotCharts and how slicers can make data filtering as easy as clicking a few buttons. At its heart, this course is about one simple idea: asking your data questions and using Excel to find the answers. Lessons learned will be applicable to all Excel versions 2010 and later. Cost: $115

Thu. Sep 21
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#188203
Urban Center

Wed. Sep 27
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#188019
MCC - Strahan Hall


Excel Level 3
Prerequisite: Excel Level 2, including knowledge of functions, formulas, and data analysis tools. After taking this course, you will be able to automate common tasks, audit workbooks to avoid errors, use conditional logic, use automated analysis tools, be able to work in multiple worksheets and workbooks simultaneously, and present your data visually. Cost: $115

Wed. Oct 25
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#188023
MCC - Strahan Hall

 

Excel Data Analysis with PivotTables
Do you already have experience working with Excel, but want to further explore PivotTables? Harness the power of advanced PivotTable features and create PivotCharts that will be able to summarize data for you to analyze. Following this course you will be able to organize the data in a way that can be meaningfully presented to others. Cost: $65

Tue. Sep 26
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
#188404
Urban Center

INTERNET/INTEGRATION

MOS Certification Prep
This course will help you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. You will learn about various resources available to prepare, discuss testing techniques, and have your certification questions answered. Cost: $15

Wed. Oct 4
6 - 7:30 p.m.
#188076
Urban Center