Computers & Information Technology

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Computer students: please bring a USB flash drive to class.
Classes are taught with Office 2013 except as noted.

Where required, textbooks can be purchased at the bookstore at 914-606-6475 or ordered online at www.sunywcc.edu

 

Computer Basics 1 – Operational Skills
Increase your proficiency in the basic operations of using a Windows-based computer: working with the mouse and keyboard, the Windows desktop, using programs such as word processing, using menus and toolbars and more. This workshop is ideal for new computer users or those who want to brush up or enhance their basic skills. Windows 10.
CE-COMP 2001, $140 (+ textbook).
At Valhalla Campus:
Sec. A: 2 Fri., Jan. 20 & 27, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #13516
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, Mar. 7 & 9, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #13517
Sec. C: 2 Sat., Mar. 11 & Mar. 18, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #13518
At Mt. Vernon Center: Sec. D: 2 T/Th, Feb. 28 & Mar. 2, 1:00-4:00 pm. #13519
At Peekskill Center: Sec. E: 2 T/Th, Mar. 21 & 23, 6:00-9:00 pm. #13649

Computer Basics 2 – Mastering Windows and File Management
Build your confidence and get control of your computer with these techniques for using Windows. Learn to manage and organize your files and folders; search for files; work with shortcuts; use control panels; set some custom features to make it easier to work with Windows. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 or equivalent experience. Windows 10.
CE-COMP 2002, $140 (+ textbook).
At Valhalla Campus:
Sec. A: 2 Fri., Feb. 3 & 10, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #13520
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, Mar. 14 & 16, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #13521
Sec. C: 2 Sat., Mar. 25 & Apr. 1, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #13522
At Mt. Vernon Center: Sec. D: 2 T/Th, Mar. 7 & 9, 1:00-4:00 pm. #13523
At Peekskill Center: Sec. E: 2 T/Th, Mar. 28 & 30, 6:00-9:00 pm. #13650

Computer Basics 3 – Internet and Email
Become a more proficient Internet user. Learn the benefits of different browsers and search engines and how to make your Internet use more efficient and safe. Learn how to manage your email folders and attachments. Get a glimpse of popular social media sites including Facebook and Twitter. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 or equivalent experience. Windows 10.
CE-COMP 2003, $140 (+ textbook).
At Valhalla Campus:
Sec. A: 2 Fri., Feb. 17 & 24, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #13529
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, Mar. 21 & 23, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #13530
Sec. C: 2 Sat., Apr. 8 & 22, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #13531
At Mt. Vernon Center: Sec. D: 2 T/Th, Mar. 21 & 23, 1:00-4:00 pm. #13532
At Peekskill Center: Sec. E: 2 T/Th, Apr. 4 & 6, 6:00-9:00 pm. #13651

Save $$ when you register for all three Computer Basics classes during this term for only $378. Savings will reflect when your course fees are calculated after enrolling. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.

NEW! MS Office 2016 Basics
Learn to use the basic features of the 2016 version of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. As three of the most fundamental software programs used in educational and professional settings, this course will provide word processing for creating basic documents, including: entering and editing text, spelling and grammar checking, working with fonts and font sizes, setting margins and tabs, using bullets and numbering, and searching for and replacing text. In addition, students will learn the fundamental skills needed to create effective presentations that incorporate text, graphics, charts, and tables, as well as the fundamentals of working with spreadsheets, including how to enter and edit text and values; create simple formulas; select cells and ranges; change column widths and row heights; insert and delete rows and columns; format numbers; copy and move data, use the fill-handle and print worksheets.
CE-COMP 2155, 6 Fri., Feb. 10-Mar. 17, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $360 (+ textbook). #13593

Keyboarding on the Computer
This course provides students with the basic skills necessary to learn touch typing on a computer keyboard. The ability to type faster and accurately saves time and increases productivity. A great course for anyone who uses the computer, including healthcare professionals who have to make entries in patient electronic records. Great for those in the medical profession. Only basic operational computer skills are required for this hands-on class.
CE-COMP 2016, $85.
Sec. A: 6 T/Th, Jan. 17-Feb. 2, 6:00-7:30 pm, GTW-215. #13533
Sec. B: 6 Sat., Mar. 4-Apr. 8, 9:00-10:30 am, GTW-215. #13534

Advanced Keyboarding on the Computer
This course is for students who have taken Keyboarding on the Computer and want to take their keyboarding skills to a higher level. This hands-on class will build speed and accuracy at the keyboard. Prerequisite: Keyboarding on the Computer or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2149, 6 T/Th, Feb. 7-23, 6:00-7:30 pm, GTW-215, $85. #13536

Fundamentals of the iPhone
Learn to use basic functions of the iPhone. Bring your phone to class and work at your own pace. Topics covered include: essential skills of texting, taking pictures, accessing email, customizing calendars and utilizing the Internet via the iPhone.
CE-COMP 2141, $120.
Sec. A : 6 Sat., Mar. 4-Apr. 8, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215. #13538
Sec. B: 6 T/Th, Apr. 25-May 11, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, GTW-219. #13540

Cut the Cord: Online TV Streaming Solutions
Cut the cord in this non-techie’s guide to living without cable. Learn about TV streaming solutions that will save you money on your cable bills. This course will showcase how to use devices such as Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast. Learn about Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services. Discussion on Internet requirements and help to determine which devices and services may work best for you.
CE-COMP 2148, 1 Sat., Jan. 21, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-219, $75. #13542

Social Media and Internet Applications

Social Media Overview
Learn how to connect and more efficiently use several of the more popular social media sites: LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. Learn how to join these sites, understand when to “like” something, set security features, promote yourself, join groups, understand hashtags, and social media “etiquette.” Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 3 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2015, 4 M/W, Jan. 23-Feb. 1, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $200. #13543

Create a Powerful Profile with LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional networking site and is a valuable tool for creating and maintaining a list of contacts with others. Job seekers, employers, and those looking for business opportunities all benefit from the power of LinkedIn. Find out how to improve your profile to be most effective. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 3 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2099, 1 Sat., 9:00-11:00 am, GTW-215, $50.
Sec. A: Feb. 11. #13544
Sec. B: Apr. 29. #13545

Social Media and Your Job Search
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional networking site and is a valuable tool for creating and maintaining a list of contacts with others. Job seekers, employers, and those looking for business opportunities all benefit from the power of LinkedIn. Find out how to improve your profile to be most effective. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 3 or equivalent experience.
CE-JBPRP 2024, 1 Sat., Apr. 8, 9:30 am-1:30 pm, GTW-203, $60. #13546

Social Media Marketing for Business: Tools & Techniques for Marketing Your Business
Explore how a variety of social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube can increase your business’s visibility and consumer impact. Get hands-on training on how to open accounts and participate in these networks to drive traffic to your company website. We’ll also look at tracking how effective your social media campaigns are and how to gather information for targeted marketing. Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2111, 2 W/Th, Feb. 8 & 9, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $120. #13550

New! Mobile Marketing 101
Mobile Marketing has become the main component of Internet marketing for early adopters who understand its importance. Over 70% of people in the United States use mobile devices throughout the day and over 80% of Facebook users access the platform mostly via mobile devices. This course provides business owners and professionals the opportunity to learn the intricate details involved in building a mobile marketing campaign, how to monetize mobile marketing efforts and build brand loyalty. Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2150, 4 T/Th, Mar. 7-16, 6:15-9:15 pm, GTW-203, $240, #13552

 

eCommerce Marketing
You have the products, the website, the PayPal account, and the packaging materials all ready to go. Now, the next step is bringing traffic to your website and converting it into paying customers. Marketing an ecommerce business can be challenging, but you can jumpstart your online success. Is your website ready for customers? What are your page load times? What is your website audit timeline? Topics include: SEO and website optimization; product placement and description; customer conversion; and word of mouth advertising. Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-BUS 2022, 2 M/W, Mar. 20 & 22, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $120. #13553

 

Social Data Analytics
So now you understand Social Media Marketing and how to create your campaigns but what do you do with all the data that you now have access to? How do you convert data into leads, sales, and product development? What insights can you gather from the comments, likes, views, and downloads you receive? This course will teach you how to research and analyze social, digital and mobile data. We will look at the data generated from social networking sites and use real-time data analytics to ultimately determine various engagement factors such as influence, reach, relevancy and trend spotting. Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2134, 3 M/W, Mar. 27-Apr. 3, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $200. #13554 

Email Marketing
33% of email recipients open email based on subject line alone and emails that include social sharing buttons have a 158% higher click-through rate. Learn how to capitalize on this method of advertising that is still more popular than Facebook. What platforms should you use? How do you decipher the stats? What are the best times to send an email campaign? How do you merge your social platforms and website with your email marketing campaign? How do you deal with those who unsubscribe? What are the ethical requirements of your email? Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-BUS 2023, 2 T/Th, Mar. 28 & 30, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $120. #13555

 

Cloud Computing Basics for Business
What is the cloud and why should your business care? Get a conceptual and hands-on understanding of cloud computing and explore its aspects of availability, security and how it’s set up.
CE-COMP 2118, 2 Sat., Apr. 22 & 29, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-203, $150. #13556

Google Tools: Intro to Gmail and Google Calendar
Create a free email account with Gmail, Google’s mail service. Learn to send and receive email; organize your mail with folders and labels; search, delete and archive mail. Add a signature to your email for personalization and work with attachments. Use Google Calendar to keep track of events, create repeating calendar entries, search your calendar, and share your calendar with others. Gmail integrates well with Google Calendar – click on a date in an email and quickly create a calendar entry to efficiently organize your days! Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 3.
CE-COMP 2142, 1 Sat., Feb. 18, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209, $100. #13547

 

Google Drive and Google Docs
This course introduces the move to cloud-based storage and online collaboration with Google Drive and Google Docs. Learn how to create, format and print a Google Doc. Share your doc so others can edit or comment on it. View the revision history to see what changes have been made to the document and when. In addition, search for files and organize your files using Drive – create, move, upload and delete files and folders. All of this can be done at any time, from any computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection for free! Prerequisite: Computer Basics 2 or equivalent.
CE-COMP 2143, 1 Sat., Feb. 25, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209, $100. #13548

 

Google Sheets
Google sheets is Google’s free, cloud-based spreadsheet program. Learn to enter and manipulate data to track expenses or create a budget. In this course you will enter, edit, cut, copy and paste data into cells, use the Fill handle and create basic formulas with an understanding of different types of cell references. You’ll be able to format your sheets, and share them with others for online collaboration. Prerequisite: Google Drive and Google Docs or equivalent experience. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 2 or equivalent.
CE-COMP 2144, 1 Sat., Mar. 4, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209, $100. #13549

 

Microsoft Office Applications
Prepare for the Microsoft Office certification exams or just build new skills. Our Microsoft applications courses are taught using MS Office 2013 unless otherwise stated.

 

Microsoft Word 2013 Certification Test Prep
This course will prepare the student to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam in Word 2013: MOS Exam #77-418. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Levels 1, 2, and 3 or equivalent experience. Exam can be scheduled and taken at Westchester Community College. Exam fees not included.
CE-TESTG 2012, 6 T/Th, Apr. 25-May 11, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $360 (+ textbook). #13557

 

NEW! MS Word 2013 Comprehensive with MOS Certification Exam
A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification helps you stand out to employers! This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to productively use Microsoft Word 2013, giving you the opportunity to gain the skills employers require. Upon completion of this 36-hour training (with 18 additional hours practice time in lab) and exam prep program, you will be prepared to take the project-based Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam #77-418 for Microsoft Word 2013. If successful, you will receive a core level certificate from Microsoft and access to the popular MOS logo for your resume or email signature. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1, 2 and 3 or equivalent experience and familiarity with Microsoft Word.
CE-COMP 2154, 9 M/W/F, Mar. 6-24, 9:00 am-3:30 pm (30-minute lunch break), GTW-203, $864 (+ textbook + exam voucher with retake and Gmetrix practice testing + proctor fee). #13594

 

MS Excel – Level 1
Get started with Excel even if you have never used a spreadsheet before. Includes building and editing worksheets, formatting a worksheet, working with charts and working with formulas and functions. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2020, $280 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 M/W, Feb. 6-15, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #13558
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Feb. 11-Mar. 4, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #13559
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, Mar. 7-16, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #13560

MS Excel – Level 2
Expand your skills in Excel by learning to use and analyze tables and enhance your charts and worksheets. Explore techniques for managing workbooks, sharing Excel files, and incorporating web information. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2021, $280 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 M/W, Feb. 20-Mar. 1, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #13561
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Mar. 11-Apr. 1, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #13562
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, Mar. 21-30, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #13563

 

MS Excel – Level 3
Master more advanced features of Excel such as analyzing data with PivotTables, exchanging data with other programs, and advanced worksheet management. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2022, $280 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 M/W, Mar. 6-15, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #13564
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Apr. 22-May 13, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #13565
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, Apr. 4-13, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #13566

Save $$ when you register for all three Excel classes during this term for only $756.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.

 

Microsoft Excel 2013 Certification Test Prep
This course will prepare the student to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam in Excel 2013: MOS Exam #77-420. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Levels 1, 2, and 3 or equivalent experience. Exam can be scheduled and taken at Westchester Community College. Exam fees not included.
CE-TESTG 2013, 6 M/W, Apr. 17-May 3, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $360 (+ textbook). #13595

 

NEW! MS Excel 2013 Comprehensive with MOS Certification Exam
A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification helps you stand out to employers! This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to productively use Microsoft Excel 2013, giving you the opportunity to gain the skills employers require. Upon completion of this 36-hour training (with 18 additional hours of practice time in lab) and exam prep program, you will be prepared to take the project-based Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam #77-420 for Microsoft Excel 2013. If successful, you will receive a core level certificate from Microsoft and access to the popular MOS logo for your resume or email signature. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1, 2 and 3 or equivalent experience and familiarity with Microsoft Excel.
CE-COMP 2153, 9 M/W/F, Apr. 17-May 5, 9:00 am-3:30 pm (30-minute lunch break), GTW-203, $864 (+ textbook + exam voucher with retake and Gmetrix practice testing + proctor fee). #13596

Take Your Microsoft Office & QuickBooks Certification Exams on Campus!
You can now take your Microsoft Office Specialist certification and QuickBooks Certified User exams at the Valhalla campus. Contact Michele Maya by email at Michele.Maya@sunywcc.edu or 914-606-6627 for further details or to make a test appointment.

 

MS PowerPoint – Level 1
Learn the basics of this easy-to-use program to create visually compelling presentations and slides. Wizards and templates give you a quick start on professional presentations and you’ll also learn to develop your own designs with text, graphics and special effects. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2025, 4 T/Th, Apr. 11-20, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $280 (+ textbook). #13597

 

MS PowerPoint – Level 2
Enhance your presentations with a variety of chart types. Integrate PowerPoint with other programs, like Excel, to represent data graphically with more impact. Include multimedia and web resources in your presentations. Explore options for preparing a presentation for live delivery, web delivery, and distribution on CD. Prerequisite: Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 or equivalent.
CE-COMP 2026, 4 T/Th, Apr. 25-May 4, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $280 (+ textbook). #13598

 

Save $$ when you register for both PowerPoint classes during this term for just $504.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.

 MS Access – Level 1
Get started with Access, the Office Suite’s powerful database program. Includes building and editing tables, using queries, forms and reports, and modifying your database structure. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2017, 4 M/W, Mar. 6-15, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #13603

 

MS Access – Level 2
Expand your skills in Access by learning to create multiple table queries, develop forms and subforms, create charts and PivotTables, and build advanced queries. Explore how to share Access data with other applications and enhance your reports. Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2018, 4 M/W, Mar. 20-29, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #13604

 

MS Access – Level 3
Master more advanced features of Access such as creating macros, creating modules, and developing advanced forms and reports. Learn how to simplify the database interface for other users and tips for maintaining your database. Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2019, 4 M/W, Apr. 3-12, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #13605 

Save $$ when you register for all three Access classes during this term for just $756.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.

 

MS Outlook
Tame your Inbox with these techniques for managing your email. Learn the many options Outlook provides for creating, reading and sending email, working with attachments, flagging and categorizing messages, and working with distribution lists and your contacts. And, go beyond email to improve your time and task management with advanced features of Outlook mail, the powerful calendar and meeting scheduler, contacts and address book, and task manager. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2024, 4 T/Th, Mar. 14-23, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $280 (+ textbook). #13606

 

One-on-One Computer Training
Get the benefits of the expertise of our experienced instructors in a one-on-one, 2-hour session! For targeted, specific assistance with any software application, our One-on-One program can help. We will match you with one of our professional instructors to meet at our Valhalla campus for a session arranged by appointment. Call Michele Maya at 914-606-6627 to set an appointment time. A 2-hour session is $240, a 3-hour session is $360.

 

Microsoft Certification Training – Online Programs
If our class schedule doesn’t match your availability, you can still train for a new career and develop or enhance your technology skills by enrolling in our online classes offered in partnership with Education to Go/Gatlin Education Services. For more information, see page XX, email Michele.Maya@sunywcc.edu or visit http://careertraining@ed2go.com/sunywcc.

 

 

Business Applications
Your time and training dollars are stretched – these short courses are designed to teach just the skills you require to meet specific business needs.

 

NEW! Intro to Prezi
Prezi is an innovating and exciting online presentation tool that will take your presentation to the next level. You will have fun learning the many ways Prezi can tell your story. Best of all, you can use Prezi for free! Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2107, 1 Fri., Mar. 24, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13607

NEW! Creating Fillable Forms with Word
Replace your paper forms with ones that can be completed online. Learn to create forms in Word that include fill-in boxes, check boxes, drop down menus and even simple math calculations. Prerequisite: Word Basics or Word Level 1 or equivalent.
CE-COMP 2007, 1 Fri., Mar. 31, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #13608

MS Excel Basics
Learn the fundamentals: enter and edit text and values; create simple formulas; select cells and ranges; move around the worksheet; change column widths and row heights; insert and delete rows and columns; format numbers; copy and move data from one location to another using menus, fill-handle and drag and drop; save, retrieve and print worksheets. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2023, $140 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: At Valhalla Campus: 1 Fri., Apr. 7, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215. #13610
Sec. B: At Peekskill Extension: 2 T/Th, Apr. 25 & 27, 6:00-9:00 pm (Excel 2016). #13652

Constructing MS Excel Formulas
Learn how to build more complicated formulas, use functions and combine them in powerful ways. Covers using absolute and relative references in formulas and the order of precedence of operations. Troubleshoot formulas using the auditing tools. Document the formulas that you create. Use named ranges and cells in your formulas to better understand the purpose of the formula. Prerequisite: Excel Basics, MS Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2052, 1 Fri., Apr. 14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13611

 

Using PivotTables in Excel
A PivotTable is an interactive table that automatically extracts, organizes, and summarizes your data, making it easier to analyze. If you work with large data sets, PivotTables can help you make comparisons, detect patterns and relationships, and analyze trends with ease. Prerequisite: Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2086, 1 Fri., Apr. 21, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215. # $70. #13612

NEW! Automate with Basic Excel Macros
What are macros and how can they save you time? Learn how to automate your way out of mundane repetitive tasks with the power of macros in Excel. This course includes recording basic macros and basic editing in Visual Basic. Prerequisite: Excel Levels 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2147, GTW-215, $60.
Sec. A: 1 Thurs., Mar. 30, 6:00-9:00 pm, #13614
Sec. B: 1 Fri., Apr. 28, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, #13616

 

Data Analysis with Excel
Get a handle on some of Excel’s more advanced features for analyzing your data including Dashboards with slicers and timelines, creating What If Scenarios and performing Data Validation. Prerequisite: Excel Levels 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2115, 2 Fri., May 5 & 12, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140. #13617

 

Information Technology

UNIX/LINUX Administration Basics
Gain basic systems administration skills to manage and deploy small to large systems. You’ll get a conceptual and hands-on understanding of UNIX/LINUX administration for a business environment. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1, 2 and 3.
CE-COMP 2123, 2 Sat., Mar. 11 & 18, 9:00 am-12:30 pm, GTW-203, $150. #13618

 

Accounting and Finance

Bookkeeping with QuickBooks and Excel Certificate
Earn this non-credit certificate by completing our Introduction to QuickBooks class, the Excel series, and Accounting & Bookkeeping 1 (see page xx). Apply for the certificate upon completing all requirements.

Behind the Scenes of QuickBooks
Debits, credits, journals, ledgers…having a working knowledge of the principles behind the bookkeeping capability of QuickBooks will simplify the process of mastering this software. The goal is to understand the “behind the scenes” of how business transactions are correctly recorded and how QuickBooks handles them. No QuickBooks experience is needed – this is the perfect first class for someone who plans to learn QuickBooks, but will also be useful for QuickBooks users who need additional understanding of bookkeeping processes.
CE-COMP 2132, 4 M/W, GTW-209, $175.
Sec. A: Jan. 23-Feb. 1, 6:00-8:00 pm. #13619
Sec. B: Mar. 20-29, 9:00-11:00 am. #13620

Introduction to QuickBooks
Learn how to handle accounts payable and receivable, customer info, inventory, and track your business’s financial health. These sections are open to all students but are particularly suitable for those who have some previous experience with bookkeeping. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2013, 6 M/W, GTW-209, $410 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: Feb. 27-Mar. 15, 6:00-9:00 pm. #13624
Sec. B: Apr. 17-May 3, 9:00 am-12:00 noon. #13626

Running Payroll through QuickBooks
Explore QuickBooks’ various payroll capabilities. Navigate the payroll center setting up employee/employer tax and wage information. Create both scheduled and unscheduled payroll. Review required tax liability payments as well as employee and payroll reports. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 and Introduction to QuickBooks or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2156, 2 T/Th, Apr. 4 & 6, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $140 (+ textbook). #13627

QuickBooks 2015 User Certification Test Preparation
Master skill and proficiency to become an Intuit QuickBooks Certified User. Thorough preparation for the certification exam for QuickBooks 2015. Intensive and extensive overview encompassing all aspects of this bookkeeping software. Timed practice, sample exam and review included. Prerequisite: Behind the Scenes of QuickBooks, Introduction to QuickBooks, Running Payroll or existing advanced QuickBooks experience.
CE-TESTG 2011, $360 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 6 M/W, Feb. 6-22, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW 203. #13629
Sec. B: 6 T/Th, Apr. 11-27, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW 209. #13630

 

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks – Online Program
Get full details at careertraining@ed2go.com/sunywcc

 

 Employer-Sponsored Staff Training and Development Programs

The Professional Development Center at Westchester Community College helps local employers provide high-quality, up-to-date, and affordable training programs for their employees. They are delivered locally, cutting down on travel and time away from the office. If you’re looking for programs for your staff members in leadership or management; business acumen; business communications such as writing or presenting; sales and customer service; technology including Microsoft Office training; or English as Second Language and other language training, please contact us at 914-606-6669 or 914-606-6598 or visit our website www.sunywcc.edu/pdc.