One-day computer workshops offered in April and May

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New River Community College will offer several one-day workshops on Microsoft Office computer programs in April and May.


Excel: Introductionwill cover formulas and functions, as well as sorting and filtering information. Participants will use beginning features of Excel to enhance data, such as tables, SmartArt and page formatting. This workshop will be held Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (#5504).

Word: Intermediatewill work with styles, outlines and sections to format reports. Students will learn about templates, building blocks, SmartArt and track changes. This workshop will be held April 10, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (#3629).

Excel: Intermediatewill cover managing worksheets and workbooks, advanced formatting, subtotals, range names, tables, sharing, protection and templates. This workshop will be held April 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (#5505).

Word: Advancedwill cover performing mail merge, and creating forms, master documents, table of contents, footnotes and indexes. Students will also create macros, customize the ribbon and set Word options. This workshop is scheduled Monday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (#3630).

Excel: Advancedwill use features of Excel to create and enhance PivotTables, use advanced functions, use Goal Seek and analysis tools and create macros. PivotTables are used to analyze and compare large amounts of data. This workshop will be held Thursday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (#5506).

All courses will be held at NRCCs NRV Mall site in Christiansburg, room 143. Tuition is $115 per course and the workshops will prepare individuals to become Microsoft Office Specialist certified.

For online registration, visit www.nr.edu/workforce, Classes & Programs, Non Credit Course Offerings and then search for the class ID number. More information is available at 674-3613.

— Submitted by Kelly Kaiser