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Cyber Safety - Security for All Internet Users

$10

with Chris Nolan

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Scammers and schemers are organized, and they are actively targeting you. Learn about the tricks and tactics they use to gain your personal information and access to your finances. You will see they are VERY organized and VERY good at what they do. How do you or your elderly parent avoid becoming victims of their schemes?  It all starts with gaining the knowledge and awareness of the practices to stay safe. What do you do if you have been breached by their schemes? In this information session, you will learn about common scenarios that are used to “get” your precious information, and, most importantly, you’ll learn how to spot them immediately, avoid falling into their traps, and take action if you realize you have been a victim.

Certiport Exam Testing
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Certiport Exam Testing

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with Lee Fox

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

MCST Adult Education is an official Certiport® Exam Test Center, proctoring exams for individuals with current and relevant digital skills to obtain credentials for the competitive global workforce. Certification exams include the official Microsoft Office program, the Microsoft Technology Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Expert program, the Autodesk® Certified User program, the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User program and the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification. The proctor fee must be paid at the time of testing here; the fee is based on the length of the exam. Please call 596-7752 option 3 with questions and to schedule a testing appointment.

Certiport® testers must purchase an exam voucher online http://www.certiport.com/PORTAL/desktopdefault.aspx?tabid=672&roleid=101

Computer Essentials - Intro - Feb..

$88

with Teresa Johnson

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Efficient use of technology in a work setting requires basic knowledge in several areas: the PC operating system, software applications (Microsoft Office), and communicating professionally. In this class, you will learn about the Windows operating system and its tools, and how to manage software, files, and folders. We will explore basic word processing using MS Word 2016, learn about spreadsheets with Excel 2016, and examine common features of databases. Lastly, we will touch on basic customer service techniques common in various work settings. This hands-on course is for beginning computer users in the workforce.

QuickBooks 2017 Intro

$98

with Dorothy Prescott

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn to navigate one of the most widely used accounting software applications for small businesses. QuickBooks is an enormous aid in paying bills, invoicing, tracking expenses, paying sales tax and creating reports to better manage your small business or company.  This course is for beginning users.

Excel 2016 - Basics - Feb.

$98

with Dorothy Prescott

Calendar Feb 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Widely used in office settings, knowledge of Excel 2016 will enhance employment possibilities. This course teaches the basic setup and use of spreadsheets to new users, or can be taken by Excel users wishing to refresh their skills. Included are editing and formatting of cells and the use of basic formulas.  Jump in if you have confidence using the computer.

Computer Essentials - Advanced - March

$68

with Teresa Johnson

Calendar Mar 23, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

We will cover more advanced topics in MS Word and Excel 2016, including labels and mail merges, and investigate accounting software programs used in business and office settings.  Students must complete our ‘Computer Essentials-Introduction’ or have experience using Word and Excel spreadsheets.

QuickBooks 2017 - Beyond Basics

$58

with Dorothy Prescott

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is for experienced QuickBooks users. Bring your QuickBooks questions and challenges; we’ll work through them as a class.

Excel 2016 - Advanced Applications - Apr.

$58

with Dorothy Prescott

Calendar Apr 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

For the experienced Excel user, this course encourages you to bring your spreadsheet challenges. We’ll work through them and cover multiple worksheets, web sharing, pivot tables, advanced formatting, charting, documenting and auditing.





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