Corporate and Community Development strives to help our community remain current with software trends by placing emphasis on public and private sector noncredit computer training. This training helps professionals and home users build functional computer skills.
Classes are held at SCF locations. You may choose a class format to suit your needs, such as:
- classroom instructor-led
- online self-study
- contracted training.
Our flexible contract training for local firms are delivered at any of SCF's four
locations or at the client's site. In addition, we offer the options of customized
curriculum and a mobile laptop lab for contract training. These venues offer the greatest
flexibility for delivery of successful computer training.
Absolute Beginner Computer 1 - Windows 7
This hands-on course is designed for those who have little or no experience using a computer. A special feature of this class is that it is limited to eight participants, giving students more personalized instruction in the basics of using a PC with the new Windows 7 operating system. Topics covered include: proper power up and shut down, using a mouse and keyboard, navigating around Windows, opening a program, creating a text document, formatting text, saving a file, plus more. No experience required.
Absolute Beginner Computer 2 - Windows 7
This hands-on course is for those who have completed Beginner Computer- Level 1 (Windows 7) and would like to continue learning the basics of using a PC with the new Windows 7 operating system. A special feature of this class is that it is limited to eight participants, giving students more personalized instruction in the basics of using a PC. Topics covered include: understanding files and folders, opening an existing file, editing a document, Windows settings such as the desktop, screen saver, mouse speed settings and clock settings, getting on the Internet using Internet Explorer, plus more.
Digital Photography and Cameras
This course offers twelve hours of instruction with three sessions of four hours each spread over a three week period. This will allow you to practice skills on your own and then review the results with the instructor and fellow students in the next session.
Digital Photography Exposed - Level 1
Digital Photography Tips for Travel - NEW
A Cool Website that Works
You know you need a Website. How will you go about getting what you need? What will you put on your Website that will both capture and keep people's attention? How will your site get exposure on Google? These questions and more will be addressed.
Basic Bookkeeping for Business
Learn how to classify and record basic business transactions, enter data in an account or register, and execute other bookkeeping related functions. Learn about basic accounting terms, how records and reports are created, and about the materials needed for tax compliance. Different types of accounting software will be examined.
Chart of Accounts
This class is required prior to taking Quickbooks. The chart of accounts is critical to your successful use of QuickBooks. Learn how to use and organize the chart of accounts and how to set up sub-accounts and how to use registers. Learn how the chart of accounts is used in QuickBooks and its effect on reports in QuickBooks. We will cover financial reporting such as the Profit & Loss reports, Balance Sheets, etc.
Face It: You Need Facebook
What exactly is this thing called Facebook that everyone seems to be talking about and using? If you're in business, you need to have a presence on Facebook.
This is a 15-hour hands-on class in which you will learn the most widely used components of QuickBooks. This intermediate accounting software is ideal for small and medium businesses. You will have the experience of using the easy step interview, by setting your own practice company. This will entail the basic accounting procedures. You will set up customers, vendors, and items, and use them to create invoices, receive payments, create bills, and pay bills, track and pay sales tax; and write checks. Learn to reconcile your bank accounts, and create monthly reports such as profit and loss and balance sheets. More topics will be covered as time allows. *Note: This class has a prerequisite: Chart of Accounts.
Social Networking for Business
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc. What are these sites really about and which one(s) should you look into? They are all social media Websites and can be extremely beneficial for your business.
Please bring a USB memory stick/flash drive 512MB or greater, if you wish to save your work.
Excel 2010 - Level 1
This course introduces students to the basic features of Microsoft's latest spreadsheet program. Students will learn how to use the Microsoft user interface (ribbons and controls groups). This course will cover: Creating an Excel Workbook; Working with Data; Entering Simple Formulas; Editing Data and Cells; Formatting a Worksheet; Page Setup and Printing; Modifying Workbooks; and more.
Excel 2010 - Level 2
In this course students will learn database and spreadsheet skills, such as: Working with Tables; Working with Ranges; Summarizing Data; Nesting Subtotals; Working with Charts; Working With Graphics; Entering Formulas and Functions; and more.
Excel 2010 Parts 1 & 2
Excel 2010 Parts 3 & 4
Excel 2010 Parts 1 & 2 in a Weekend
Excel 2010 Parts 3 & 4 in a Weekend
PowerPoint 2010 - Level 1
This course introduces students to the basic features of Microsoft's excellent presentation program. You will learn how to use the new Microsoft user interface (ribbons and control groups). Topics include: Creating Presentations; Adding Slides to a Presentation; Editing Slides; Inserting and Modifying Text; Working with Graphics; Working with Presentation Output; and more.
Word 2010 - Level 1
This course introduces students to the basic features of Microsoft's word processing program. Learn how to use the new Microsoft user interface (ribbons and control groups) along with the basic features of Word including: Creating and Saving Documents; Entering and Editing Text; Formatting Text; Using Find and Replace; Checking Spelling and Grammar; Inserting Symbols; Setting Tabs; Using Bulleted and Numbered Lists; Working with Paragraphs; Printing a Document; and more. Requirements: Basic Windows computer skills with experience with file saving, and using a keyboard and mouse.
Word 2010 -Level 2
Continue expanding your Word skills in this Level 2 class. Topics include: Working with Page Settings, Creating and Editing Headers and Footers; Using and Creating Templates; Using and Creating Styles; Working with Columns; Using Tables; Working with Graphics; Using Mail Merge, and more. Requirement: Completion of Word 2010 Level 1 or equivalent experience.
Word 2010 Parts 1 & 2 in a Weekend