Computers & Information Technology

COMPUTERS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Computer students: please bring a USB flash drive to class.
Classes are taught with Windows 8 and 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 like 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.
CE-COMP 2001, $140 (+ textbook).
Windows 8
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Jan. 24, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215. #13128
Sec. B: 1 Mon., Mar. 9, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #13129
Sec. C: 2 Tues., Apr. 7 & 14, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209. #13130
Windows 7
Sec. D: 2 M/W, Mar. 23 & 25, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13131
Sec. E: 2 T/Th, Apr. 28 & 30, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215. #13132

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.
CE-COMP 2002, $140 (+ textbook).
Windows 8
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Jan. 31, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215. #13133
Sec. B: 1 Wed., Mar. 11, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #13134
Sec. C: 2 Tues., Apr. 21 & 28, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209. #13135
Windows 7
Sec. D: 2 M/W, Mar. 30 & Apr. 1, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13136
Sec. E: 2 T/Th, May 5 & 7, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215. #13137

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.
CE-COMP 2003, $140 (+ textbook).
Windows 8
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Feb. 7, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215. #13139
Sec. B: 1 Fri., Mar. 13, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #13140
Sec. C: 2 Tues., May 5 & 12, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209. #13141
Windows 7
Sec. D: 2 M/W, Apr. 6 & 8, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13142
Sec. E: 2 T/Th, May 12 & 14, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215. #13143

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.

Becoming a Savvy Computer User
You know the basics –now deepen your understanding of using and mastering your computer. We’ll delve into safe Internet use; keeping your hard disk healthy with Windows utilities; troubleshooting problems; connecting to your smartphone and digital camera; upgrading your computer; understanding software updates; making printing more efficient and more. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1, 2, and 3 or equivalent experience.
Windows 8 CE-COMP 2121, 2 M/W, May 11 & 13, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $140. #13214

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. Keyboarding and word processing experience is not required for this hands-on class.
CE-COMP 2016, GTW-209, $150.
Sec. A: 8 Tues., Jan. 27-Mar. 17, 6:00-7:30 pm. #13153
Sec. B: 8 Sat., Mar. 21-May 16, 9:00-10:30 am. #13154

Enhance Your Smartphone with Apps
Alter and share pictures and videos; read the news; track your fitness goals and exercise routines; listen to music; takes notes at a meeting; chat with up to fifty friends at a time – all from your Android or iPhone smartphone. We’ll look at these and other apps. Bring your phone to class!
CE-COMP 2122, 2 M/W, Apr. 27 & 29, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $90. #13222

Social Networking and Internet Applications

Social Media Overview
Social media continues to grow and transform itself. Learn how to connect and more efficiently use several of the more popular social media sites: LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Flixster, Google Plus, and Flickr. Learn how to connect these sites, understand when to “like” something, set security features, promote yourself, join groups, understand hashtags, and social media “etiquette.” This course will introduce these sites and get you on the road to using social media more effectively. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 3 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2015, 4 T/Th, Mar. 10-19, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $135. #13151

Social Networking with Facebook
Facebook and other social networks, such as YouTube and Farmville, enable millions of older adults to stay involved with children, grandchildren, and distant family members. Learn how to find and connect with old friends and family members to share activities and renew relationships. Join millions of others of all ages in the fun of managing virtual farms on the Internet. Share photos and videos to stay in touch. Prerequisite: Essential Computer Skills 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2071, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203, $70.
Sec. A: 2 Sat., Feb. 7 & 14. #13195
Sec. B: 2 Fri., Apr. 10 & 17. #13196

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 tune up your profile to be most effective. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 3 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2099, 1 Sat., $50.
Sec. A: Feb. 21, 10:00 am-12 noon, GTW-209. #13203
Sec. B: Apr. 11, 9:00-11:00 am, GTW-203. #13204

Social Media for Business Certificate
Is your company taking advantage of social media and using it wisely? Complete the following three courses to earn a non-credit Certificate in Social Media for Business. Prerequisite for all three classes is Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.

Social Media for Business: What’s In It For Your Company?
Social Media has burst onto the scene faster than business know how to handle it. With new ways to reach clients, companies find themselves grappling to understand and implement new strategies. What is the social media landscape, how does it work, and how much of a game changer will it be for your business? This course will shape your understanding of social media marketing and help you think more critically about your company’s use of social networks.
CE-COMP 2110, 2 Wed., Mar. 18 & 25, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $120. #13205

Social Media 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.
CE-COMP 2111, 2 Wed., Apr. 1 & 8, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $120. #13206

Social Media for Business: What’s Your Strategy?
We’ll look at the data, decisions, and tools you’ll need to develop the social media plan for your business. Participants are encouraged to share ideas and get feedback to help in defining a successful and robust strategy.
CE-COMP 2117, 2 Wed., Apr. 15 & 22, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203 $120. #13208

Save $$ when you register for all three Social Media for Business classes during this term for only $324.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

NEW! Launch It! Crowd Funding and Online Fundraising
It’s interest free and totally based on the faith that online donors have in your product/service. KickStarter just reached their “billion dollars contributed” milestone and Quirky is turning everyday people into millionaires. How can you raise money through your peers and online supporters? What crowd funding platforms should you use? What needs to be already in place prior to starting? What tax rules do I need to know about? Topics include: rules every crowd funding campaign should follow; when is the right time to brand; how do I craft my message; legal and ethical considerations
CE-COMP 2125, 2 Thurs., Mar. 19 & 26, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215 $120. #13218

NEW! 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 the traffic into paying customers. Marketing an ecommerce business can be challenging, but with the following smart strategies, 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; word of mouth advertising
CE-BUS 2022, 2 Thurs., Apr. 2 & 9, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215 $120. #13235

NEW! 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. This course will teach you how best 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 that unsubscribe? What are the ethical requirements of your email?
CE-BUS 2023, 2 Thurs., Apr. 16 & 23, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209 $120. #13220

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, $150.
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Feb. 28, 9:00 am-5:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #13209
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, Mar. 24 & 26, 6:30-10:00 pm, GTW-209. #13210

Looking to learn web page design, HTML, Dreamweaver or creating graphics for the web? Check out our online courses at www.ed2go.com/sunywcc

Accounting and Finance

Bookkeeping with QuickBooks and Excel Non-Credit Certificate
Earn this certificate by completing our Introduction to QuickBooks class, the Excel series, and Accounting & Bookkeeping for Beginners. Apply for the certificate upon completing all requirements.

Introduction to QuickBooks
Learn how to handle accounts payable and receivable, customer info, inventory, payroll, 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, GTW-203, $410 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 6 Mon., Mar. 2-Apr. 6, 6:00-9:00 pm. #13149
Sec. B: 4 M/T/W/Th, Apr.13-16, 9:00 am-1:30 pm. #13150

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 except where noted.

MS Office Skills for the Workplace
Today’s workplace is competitive! Don’t let weak computer skills hold you back. Learn to use key applications in the Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook – in this intensive introductory course. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2004, 15 M/W/F, Mar. 16-Apr. 17, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-209, $999 (+ textbook). #13144

NEW! MS Office Sampler
Pick up some MS Office skills fast! You’ll spend one session each on the entry-level operations of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Be able to create a basic document in each application by the end of the course. Prerequisite: Essential Computer Skills 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2119, GTW-209, $130 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 3 Thurs., Feb. 26-Mar. 12, 6:30-9:30 pm. #13211
Sec. B: 3 Tues., Apr. 14-28, 9:00 am-12 noon. #13224

MS Word – Level 1
Get started with Word even if you have never done word processing before. Covers editing documents, formatting text, paragraphs and documents, and creating and formatting tables – fundamental skills for creating letters, reports and documents. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2029, $280 (+ textbook).
Word 2013
Sec. A: 4 Sat., Feb. 14-Mar. 7, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215. #13178
Sec. B: 2 M/W, Feb. 23 & 25, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #13180
Sec. C: 4 M/W, Mar. 16-25, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209. #13179
Word 2010
Sec. D: 4 M/W, Apr. 13-22, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13181

MS Word – Level 2
Expand your skills and enhance your documents by adding graphics, using styles and templates, and managing multi-page documents. Create personalized mailings by merging data into your documents. Learn how easy it is to turn your Word document into a web page. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 1 or equiv. experience.
CE-COMP 2030, $280 (+ textbook).
Word 2013
Sec. A: 4 Sat., Mar. 14-Apr. 11 (skip 4/4), 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215. #13182
Sec. B: 2 M/W, Mar. 2 & 4, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #13184
Sec. C: 4 M/W, Mar. 30-Apr. 8, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209. #13183
Word 2010
Sec. D: 4 M/W, Apr. 27-May 6, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13185

MS Word – Level 3
Master more advanced features of Word such as building forms, creating charts and diagrams, collaborating with others on a document, working with references, advanced graphics, and integrating Word with other applications. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2031, $280 (+ textbook).
Word 2013
Sec. A: 4 Sat., Apr. 18-May 9, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215. #13186
Sec. B: 2 M/W, Mar. 9 & 11, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #13188
Sec. C: 4 M/W, Apr. 13-22, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209. #13187
Word 2010
Sec. D: 4 M/W, May 11-20, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13189

Save $$ when you register for all three Word classes during this term for only $756.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

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).
Excel 2013
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, Jan. 20-29, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-203. #13158
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Feb. 14-Mar. 7, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-215. #13159
Sec. C: 2 M/W, Mar. 16 & 18, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #13160
Excel 2010
Sec. D: 4 T/Th, Apr. 14-23, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13161

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).
Excel 2013
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, Feb. 3-12, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-203. #13162
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Mar. 14-Apr. 11, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-215. #13163
Sec. C: 2 M/W, Mar. 23 & 25, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #13164
Excel 2010
Sec. D: 4 T/Th, Apr. 28-May 7, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13165

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).
Excel 2013
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, Feb. 17-26, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-203. #13166
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Apr. 18-May 9, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-215. #13167
Sec. C: 2 M/W, Mar. 30-Apr. 1, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #13168
Excel 2010
Sec. D: 4 T/Th, May 12-21, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13169

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.

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 T/Th, Mar. 31-Apr. 9, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #13155

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 T/Th, Apr. 14-23, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #13156

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 T/Th, Apr. 28-May 7, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #13157

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.

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, $280 (+ textbook).
PowerPoint 2013
Sec. A: 4 M/W, Feb. 23-Mar. 4, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13171
Sec. B: 2 M/W, Apr. 20 & 22, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215. #13172
PowerPoint 2010
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, Feb. 3-12, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13173

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, $280 (+ textbook).
PowerPoint 2013
Sec. A: 4 M/W, Mar. 9-18, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13174
Sec. B: 2 M/W, Apr. 27 & 29, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215. #13175
PowerPoint 2010
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, Feb. 7-26, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-215. #13176

Save $$ when you register for both MS PowerPoint classes during this term for just $504.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

MS Outlook – Email Functions
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. Prerequisite: Essential Computer Skills 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2079, $140 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 2 M/W, Mar. 2 & 4, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209. #13197
Sec. B: 1 Mon., May 4, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #13198

MS Outlook – Calendars and Task Management
Outlook is more than just email! 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: Essential Computer Skills 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2080, $140 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 2 M/W, Mar. 9 & 11, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209. #13199
Sec. B: 1 Wed., May 6, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #13200

Save $$ when you register for both MS Outlook classes during this term for just $252.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

NEW! Using Microsoft OneNote
OneNote may be one of the most useful, powerful applications that you didn’t realize you had on your computer! Included with the Office Suite or available as a free download, OneNote is a digital notebook for capturing, storing, and sharing all kinds of information—notes, photos, audio, videos, web links, and more. With OneNote you can keep the information you need at your fingertips. The powerful search capabilities let you easily find exactly what you are looking for. Saving your notebooks on the cloud means your notes and information are saved and searchable wherever you go — on nearly any mobile device, tablet, or browser – and can be shared with others when you collaborate on projects. Prerequisite: Knowledge of MS Word
CE-COMP 2120, 2 T/Th, Mar. 24 & 26, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $140. #13212

Microsoft Office – One on One
Get the benefits of the expertise of our experienced instructors in a one on one, 2-hour session! Whether you want a private tutorial or you’re struggling with getting an Office application to do what you need, our One on One program can help. We will match you with one of our excellent instructors to meet at our Valhalla campus for a session arranged by appointment. Call Mary Beth Jerry at 914-606-7904 to set an appointment time. A 2-hour session is $240.

MS Office Skills Non-Credit Certificate
The applications in the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) are widely used and these skills are expected of today’s working professional. Complete our series of classes in these four programs to qualify for this non-credit certificate. Apply for the certificate upon completing all requirements.

Microsoft Certification Training – Online Programs
If our class schedule doesn’t match your availability, you can still train for a new career and sharpen your computer skills by enrolling in our online class offered in partnership with Ed2Go. For more information, visit http://careertraining.ed2go.com/sunywcc


Take Your Microsoft Office Certification Exams on Campus!
You can now take your Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams at the Valhalla campus. Contact Michele Maya by email at michele.maya@sunywcc.edu for further details or to make a test appointment.

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

MS Word Basics
Learn the fundamentals of word processing for creating basic documents. Enter and edit text, correct spelling and grammar as you type, change fonts and font sizes, emphasize text, set margins and tabs, use bullets and numbering, create an envelope, search for and replace text. Prerequisite: Essential Computer Skills 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2032, 1 Fri., Feb. 6, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140 (+ textbook). #13190

Creating Custom Mailings with Word Mail Merge
Design form letters with merge fields; create data lists in Word or use data from Excel or Access; sort and select data records; create mailing labels. Prerequisite: Word Basics or Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. Excel and/or Access experience is helpful.
CE-COMP 2006, 1 Fri., Feb. 13, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #13145

Creating Brochures, Flyers and Newsletters with MS Word
Learn to use clip art, graphics, Word Art objects and watermarks, insert special characters and symbols, format text in columns, and use borders and shading. Prerequisite: Word Basics or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2009, 1 Fri., Feb. 20, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13146

NEW! Managing Complex Documents with MS Word
Conquer page numbers, headers/footers, tables of contents, foot/endnotes, styles and more to make working with large documents easier. Prerequisite: Word Basics or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2124, 1 Fri., Feb. 27, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13217

MS PowerPoint Basics
Learn the fundamental skills needed to create effective PowerPoint presentations that incorporate text, graphics, charts, and tables. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2027, 1 Fri., Mar. 6, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140 (+ textbook). #13177

NEW! Integrating MS Office Applications
Unleash the full power of Microsoft Office by integrating data and documents from the different applications. Embed a spreadsheet in your Word document and have it update automatically when you make changes in Excel. Update your Outlook contacts from an Excel spreadsheet. Learn how to bring elements of your Word document into PowerPoint. We’ll work with multimedia, hyperlinks, and more. Prerequisite: Word Basics, Excel Basics and PowerPoint Basics or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2053, 1 Fri., May 15, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13194

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, 1 Fri., Mar. 13, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140 (+ textbook). #13170

Using MS Excel Functions
Learn to use a variety of financial and statistical functions to analyze your data. Develop conditional calculations using the logical functions. Track time-dependent data with date and time functions. Prerequisite: Excel Basics, MS Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2035, 1 Fri., Mar. 27, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13192

NEW! 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., Mar. 20, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13193

Database Management with MS Excel
No need to learn a new, complicated database program – Excel may be able to do the job! Learn to sort data with multiple keys, validate data, create a data-entry form and get subtotals based on various criteria. Use named ranges and Lookup tables to retrieve and summarize data. Import data into Excel from other applications. Prerequisite: Excel Basics or Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2010, 1 Fri., Apr. 10, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13148

Using MS Excel Charts
Excel supports a wide variety of standard types of charts and graphs. Create effective charts that clearly and accurately convey the meaning of your data. Prerequisite: Excel Basics or Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2034, 1 Fri., Apr. 17, 9:00 am-1:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $70. #13191

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. 24, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #13202

NEW! 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 using the Inquire add-in. Prerequisite: MS Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2115, 1 Fri., May 1, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13207

MS Access Basics
Learn the fundamentals of developing a database in this powerful application. This intensive course will give you a quick introduction to the concepts and tools you need to get started in creating tables, forms, queries and reports. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2081, 1 Fri., May 8, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $140. #13201

Information Technology and Programming

Health Information Technology
Westchester Community College’s non-credit training program is designed to meet the nation’s emerging need for health information technology professionals. The next offering will be Fall 2015. Participants must have a background in healthcare or information technology to qualify. To find out how you could make a leap into this new career, visit www.sunywcc.edu/hit or email hitech@sunywcc.edu.

NEW! Mobile App Development Using jQuery Mobile
Mobile friendly websites are easy with jQuery because it works with HTML. This course will show you how to structure your sites for mobile devices and how to use “wrapper” technologies to create native applications. Previous knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript are recommended.
CE-COMP 2128, 3 Sat., Mar. 14-28, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $350 (+ textbook). #13332

NEW! 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, $150.
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Mar. 7, 9:00 am-5:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #13215
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, Mar. 31 & Apr. 2, 6:30-10:00 pm, GTW-209. #13216

Looking to learn Java, C#, Python? Check out our online courses at www.ed2go.com/sunywcc

Project Management

Cheetah Learning Accelerated Project Management Master Certificate
Become a leader of change in your organization as you develop the skills to competently and confidently lead a fast and effective project management team. This 125-hour online program teaches you critical negotiation skills, helps you create a customized project Management Toolbox of best practices and includes a demonstration project. All instructors have PMP certification. Tuition for the Certificate Program is $5,427. If you are preparing for your PMP certification, take this certificate with an integrated PMP Exam Prep for $8,190.

Cheetah PM Fundamentals Certificate prepares you to earn the Project Management Institute’s Certified Associate in Project Management credential (CAPM) and build your PM skills. This 85-hour program includes access to certified CAPM coaches as you prepare to take the CAPM exam. $3,275.

Cheetah Online Exam Prep for the PMP® Exam includes the two-week Cheetah Exam Prep® for the PMP® Pre-Course which satisfies PMI’s required 35 hours of education. Prepare for the exam with access to a personal PMP exam prep coach for four weeks. $3,163.
Email PDC@sunywcc.edu for details on these online programs offered in partnership with Cheetah Learning.

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 websitewww.sunywcc.edu/pdc.