Computers & Information Technology

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All Computer students: please bring a USB flash drive to class.
Classes are taught with Windows 10 and Office 2013.

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).
Sec. A: 2 Sat., Sept. 10 & 17, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #83837
Sec. B: 2 M/W, Oct. 17 & 19, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #83838
Sec. C: 2 M/W, Oct. 31 & Nov. 2, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #83839
Sec. D: 1 Thurs., Nov. 3, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #83840

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).
Sec. A: 2 Sat., Sept. 24 & Oct. 1, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #83841
Sec. B: 2 M/W, Oct. 24 & 26, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #83842
Sec. C: 2 M/W, Nov. 7 & 9, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #83843
Sec. D: 1 Thurs., Nov. 10, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #83844

 

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).
Sec. A: 2 Sat., Oct. 8 & 15, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. # 83845
Sec. B: 2 M/W, Oct. 31 & Nov. 2, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #83846
Sec. C: 2 M/W, Nov. 14 & 16, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #83847
Sec. D: 1 Thurs., Nov. 17, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #83848

 

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.

 

MS OneDrive: Managing Files in the Cloud
Want to access your files anywhere? Need to share files? Learn to save and organize your files using Microsoft’s cloud storage space, OneDrive. Store, sync and share all types of files, for business or personal use, online or using Microsoft Office 365. Get comfortable managing and sharing your files in the cloud.
CE-COMP 2151, 2 T/Th, Oct. 18 & 20, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $140. #83982

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, Sept.13-29, 6:00-7:30 pm, GTW-215. #83849
Sec. B: 6 Sat., Oct.1-Nov. 5, 9:00-10:30 am, GTW-215. #83850

 

NEW! Advanced Keyboarding on the Computer
This course is for students that 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, $85.
Sec. A: 6 T/Th, Oct. 4-20, 6:00-7:30 pm, GTW-2015, #83983
Sec. B: 4 Sat., Nov. 12-Dec. 10 (skip 11/26), 9:00-11:15 am, GTW-215. #83984

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, 6 T/Th, Sept. 13-29, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, GTW-219, $120. #83851

 

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., Nov. 19, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203, $75. #83852

 


Social Networking 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 T/W, Sept. 6-14, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $200. #83853

 

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!
CE-COMP 2142, 1 Sat., Oct. 1, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $100. #83854

 

Google Drive and Google Docs
This course introduces the move to cloud-based storage and online collaboration with Google Drive & 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., Oct. 8, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $100. #83855

 

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., Oct. 15, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $100. #83856

 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-203, $50.
Sec. A: Sept. 17. #83857
Sec. B: Nov. 12. #83858

 

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 Marketing for Business 101: What’s In It for Your Company?
Social media has burst onto the scene faster than businesses 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? Shape your understanding of social media marketing and think more critically about your company’s use of social networks.
CE-COMP 2110, 2 M/T, Sept. 19 & 20, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $120. #83859

Social Media Marketing for Business 102: 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 W/Th, Sept. 21 & 22, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $120. #83860

Social Media Marketing for Business 103: What’s Your Content Strategy?
We’ll look at the data, decisions, and tools you’ll need to develop the social media plan for your business. This year, content is king. We’ll explore different methods such as video and photo production, writing techniques and more. Participants are encouraged to share ideas and get feedback to help in defining a successful and robust strategy.
CE-COMP 2117, 2 M/T, Sept. 26 & 27, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $120. #83861

 

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! 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.
CE-COMP 2150, 4 T/Th, Oct. 4-13, 6:15-9:15 pm, GTW-203, $240, #83985

 

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 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; and legal and ethical considerations.
CE-COMP 2125, 2 M/T, Oct. 17 & 18, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $120. #83862

 

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.
CE-BUS 2022, 2 W/Th, Oct. 19 & 20, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $120. #83885

 

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?
CE-BUS 2023, 2 M/T, Oct. 24 & 25, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $120. #83886

 

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.
CE-COMP 2134, 2 W/Th, Oct. 26 & 27, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $200. #83865

 

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, GTW-209, $150.
Sec. A: 2 T/Th, Oct. 11 & 13, 6:30-10:00 pm. #83866
Sec. B: 1 Sat., Oct. 22, 9:00 am-5:00 pm (includes 1-hour lunch break). #83867
Sec. C: 1 Sat., Nov. 19, 9:00 am-5:00 pm (includes 1-hour lunch break). #83868

 

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.

 

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, 20 M/W/F, Oct. 31-Dec. 16, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, GTW-203, $999 (+ textbook). #83869

 

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, 4 T/Th, $280 (+ textbook).
Office 2013: Nov. 1-10, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #83870
Office 2016: Oct. 25-Nov. 3, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #83871

 

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, 4 T/Th, $280 (+ textbook).
Office 2013: Nov. 15-29 (skip 11/24), 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #83872
Office 2016: Nov. 8-17, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #83873

 

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, 4 T/Th, $280 (+ textbook).
Office 2013: Dec. 6-15, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #83874
Office 2016: Nov. 29-Dec. 8, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #83875

 

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.

 

Microsoft Word 2013 Core 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.
CE-TESTG 2012, 6 T/Th, Nov. 1-17, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $360 (+ textbook). #83986

 

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, Sept. 12-21, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #83876
Sec. B: 4 T/Th, Nov. 1-10, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #83877
Sec. C: 4 Sat., Oct. 8-29, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-215. #83878

 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, Sept. 26-Oct. 12 (skip 10/3 & 10), 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #83879
Sec. B: 4 T/Th Nov. 15-29 (skip 11/24), 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #83880
Sec. C: 2 Sat., Nov. 5 & 12, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215. #83881

 

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: M/W, Oct. 17-26, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #83882
Sec. B: 4 T/Th, Dec. 6-15, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #83883
Sec. C: 2 Sat., Dec. 3 & 10, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215. #83884

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.

 

 

Microsoft Excel 2013 Core 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.
CE-TESTG 2013, 6 M/W, Oct. 31-Nov. 16, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $360 (+ textbook). #83987

 

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, Sept. 20-29, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $280 (+ textbook). #83891

 

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, Oct. 11-20, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $280 (+ textbook). #83892

 

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 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, Oct. 25-Nov. 3, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $280 (+ textbook). #83893

 

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, Nov. 8-17, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $280 (+ textbook). #83894

 

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, Nov. 29-Dec. 8, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $280 (+ textbook). #83895

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 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: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2079, $140 (+ textbook), GTW-203.
Sec. A: 1 Mon., Oct. 17, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break). #83896
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, Nov. 1 & 3, 6:00-9:00 pm. #83897

 

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: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2080, $140 (+ textbook), GTW-203.
Sec. A: 1 Wed., Oct. 19, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break). #83898
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, Nov. 8 & 10, 6:00-9:00 pm. #83899

 

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.

 

One-on-One Computer Training
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 targeted, specific assistance with any software application, 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 Michele Maya at 914-606-6627 to set an appointment time. A 2-hour session is $240.

 

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 Education to Go/Gatlin Education Services. For more information, see page XX or visit http://careertraining.ed2go.com/sunywcc.

 

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 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., Sept. 9, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #83900

 

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., Sept. 16, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140. #83901

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: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2032, 1 Fri., Sept. 23, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #83902

 

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., Sept. 30, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #83903

 

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., Oct. 7, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140. #83904

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., Oct. 14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #83864

 

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., Oct. 21, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140. #83905

 

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., Oct. 28, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140. #83906

 

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, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $70.
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Oct. 22, GTW-203. #83907
Sec. B: 1 Fri., Nov. 4, GTW-215. #83908

 

NEW! Advanced PivotTables in Excel
Go deeper into analyzing your data with PivotTables using PivotCharts, Slicer Views, and a Dashboard. Learn to present complex data in a user friendly manner. Prerequisite: Using PivotTables in Excel or Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2139, 1 Fri., Nov. 11, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #83909

 

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-203, $60.
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Oct. 22, 1:00-4:00 pm. #83910
Sec. B: 1 Wed., Nov. 16, 6:00-9:00 pm. #83911

 

Information Technology and Programming

 

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, 6 Sat., Sept. 10-Oct. 15, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-209, $350 (+ textbook). #83912

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: 2 T/Th, Oct. 4 & 6, 6:30-10:00 pm, GTW-209. #83913
Sec. B: 1 Sat., Oct. 29, 9:00 am-5:00 pm (includes 1-hour lunch break) GTW-209. #83915
Sec. C: 2 T/Th, Nov. 15 & 17, 6:30-10:00 pm, GTW-203. #83916

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 for Beginners. Apply for the certificate upon completing all requirements.

NEW! 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, GTW-203, $175.
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, Sept. 6-15, 9:00-11:00 am. #83920
Sec. B: 4 M/W, Oct. 31-Nov. 9, 6:00-8:00 pm. #83922

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, $410 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 6 T/Th, Sept.20-Oct. 6, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #83923
Sec. B: 6 M/W, Sept. 19-Oct. 5, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #83928

Advanced QuickBooks
Learn to maintain your files with topics such as backup and fixing corruption. Address “mistakes” such as forgetting to apply a credit or refund. Work more in-depth with Lists, Reports, using price levels and billing. Course includes basics of troubleshooting. Prerequisite: Introduction to QuickBooks or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2133, 4 M/W, Oct. 17-26, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $280. #83929

 

Performing Payroll in QuickBooks
Preparing payroll for a small business can be much easier with the powerful features of QuickBooks. Learn to set up a payroll, pay employees, use timesheets and reports, and create standard federal and state payroll forms. Prerequisite: Introduction to QuickBooks or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2033, 1 Thurs., Nov. 17, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $70. #83930

NEW! 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, Performing Payroll or existing advanced QuickBooks experience.
CE-TESTG 2011, GTW-203, $360 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 6 T/Th, Oct. 11-27, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, #83941
Sec. B: 6 M/W, Nov. 21-Dec. 7 (skip 11/23), 6:00-9:00 pm, #83942

 

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.