Microsoft and Project Management Certified for Professional Results
In addition to personalized individual or group training for your home office or business, I also teach a variety of computer courses at Selkirk College in Nakusp, Castlegar and Nelson. To request additional courses at Selkirk College, or for information on customized training in your office, send an email or call 250-265-4160.
Review my Selkirk College course outlines below and register by calling Selkirk College at 250-265-4077.
So You Wanna Web?
Is it time for a website, but you’re not sure where to start?
Module 1 - Getting Started:
Learn about domain name registrations, search engine
keywords, website hosting and publishing, as well as
do-it-yourself template options. Whether you plan to
create a website yourself, or have someone do it for you,
this class will help get you started.
Module 2 - Creating Your Site:
Learn how to create and link multiple documents for a basic
website using a Word Processor, and how to
publish to a web server. Bring electronic copies of photos
or files you’d like to include on your website and you’ll
leave the course with a personal website ready to publish.
Module 3 - HTML Basics:
Building on Module 2, learn basic HTML code to create and link multiple documents for a basic website, and how to program meta tags such as keywords into your site.
Know Your Computer and What It Can Do
Learn basics for working with computers. Get comfortable with operating programs and organizing files. Modules are for “newbies” and taking them as a series is recommended.
Module 1 - PC & Windows Basics:
Understand what a computer system is and become better informed when looking to buy one. Find out what “booting up” is and how to shut down. Learn about Windows, how to use the mouse, desktop, icons, files, and folders.
Module 2 - Windows Tools & Filing:
Learn what files and folders are, how to recognize the parts of a window, how to save files, and the difference between the A, C, and D drives. Learn about My Computer, My Documents and Windows Explorer. Find out about help, search, control panel, and how to customize the desktop.
Module 3 - Working with Windows Programs:
Get experience with the programs that come with Windows, such as Notepad, games, calculator, paint, internet and email.
Module 4 - Organizing Your Files:
Use My Computer and Explorer to organize and manage files
and folders. Learn how to create, find, open, rename, copy
and move items.
Microsoft Office 2007
Word 2007 - Level 1, Essential Skills:
For those with little or no word experience. Learn to create and edit documents, apply formatting options, set tabs and indents, change the view mode, manipulate text using features such as copy and past, preview and print documents.
Word 2007 - Level 2, Building Productivity:
Learn intermediate skills that can be combined with basic skills from Level 1 to create more complex documents. Learn to insert pictures or shapes, set up columns or tables, save repetitive pieces of text or graphics for easy access at a later date, styles, and templates.
Excel 2007 - Level 1, Essential Skills:
For those with little or no Excel experience. Learn to
work with worksheets and workbooks to create, modify and
format common business reports such as budgets, inventory
reports, invoices, and charts.
Maintain Your Computer for Best Performance Levels
Over time, your computer can slow down and sometimes grind to a halt. Learn how to keep your computer up and running at optimal speeds with antivirus software, scheduled backups and regular system maintenance.