The Continuing Education Department at Kankakee Community College offers classes in computer skills.
In “Intermediate Excel,” participants will learn to manipulate large worksheets: use multiple worksheets and workbooks: customize Excel; apply advanced formatting; use Excel as a list manager; perform advanced charting options; use auditing and comments features; and create and manage templates. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor is Kris Condon. Class meets Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in KCC Room D122. Cost is $125. Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent experience.
“One Drive and Office Web Apps” explores cloud storage, including how to set it up, create an account, store and sync data. Participants learn to use cloud storage to access photos, music or files anywhere there is an internet connection. Instructor is Kris Condon. Meets Monday, Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. – noon or an additional session from 1-5 p.m. in KCC Room D122. Cost is $65.
“Advanced Microsoft Excel” shares techniques for working with multiple worksheets and workbooks; using LOOKUP functions and formula auditing; sharing and protecting workbooks; data validation; creating sparklines; and mapping and forecasting data. Microsoft Office Specialist Expert-level exam competencies will be covered. Instructor is Kris Condon. Class meets Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in KCC Room D122. Cost is $125.
The “Intermediate Word” class shows how to work with styles, sections and columns; format tables; print labels and envelopes; create templates and use building blocks; work with graphics and objects; and manage document revisions. Microsoft Office Specialist examination objectives will be covered. Instructor is Kris Condon. Class meets Monday, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in KCC Room D121. Cost is $125. Prerequisite is Introduction to Microsoft Word or equivalent experience.
Learn to use “OneNote” notebooks in a workshop that shows how to store a wide variety of content in an organized structure, access content from anywhere, and share it with others. Topics also include how OneNote has tools to increase productivity with Microsoft Office. Instructor is Kris Condon. Two sessions are offered: Monday Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. – noon; and Monday, Nov. 4 from 1-5 p.m. Both sessions meet in KCC Room D122. Cost is $65.
“Advanced Microsoft Word” teaches skills beyond simple word processing. The class covers advanced image manipulation tools, collaboration features, cross-referencing and linking tools, entry forms and data collection, security features, and tools to automate document production. This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Word Exam and the Word Expert Exam. Instructor is Kris Condon. Class meets Monday, Dec. 9 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in KCC Room D122. Cost is $125.
These courses do not award college credit. Online registration is available. At kcc.edu/comejoinus, sign up or login, then select the course, click on the date and add it to your cart. Within the cart, checkout. To register by phone, or for more information, phone 815-802-8207.