Continuing Education

Basic Windows 10
This course offers an introduction to Windows 2000 and covers such topics as disk organization, exploring the desktop, managing files, working with Windows accessories, print features, protecting data, creating documents and images, running applications, and copying, moving, and exchanging data.

Basic Access
Students will learn Access at an introductory level. Upon completion of the course, they will be able to understand database concepts and terminology, open the different database objects, design and create data tables, select specific records and fields from tables using Access queries, and create calculated fields and view data from more than one table.

PowerPoint


Students will learn the basic skills necessary to begin effectively creating presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, including how to start the PowerPoint program, identify on-screen features, and navigate through a presentation. In addition, they will be able to create and edit bullet slides, use the Help system, use drawing tools to create slides, and create and enhance organization charts. This hands-on approach places emphasis on desktop publishing.

Keyboarding
This course is designed to develop touch control of alphabetic and numeric keys using proper keyboarding techniques. Students will learn the basic functions of the personal computer and/or wheelwriter.

Intermediate/Advanced Keyboarding
Building on skills learned in Basic Keyboarding or its equivalent, students will concentrate on proper speed building techniques with emphasis on accuracy.

Word
Word, one of the most widely used word processing programs, will enable students to learn the basic techniques of creating, formatting, and editing documents such as memos, letters, and reports. Students will also learn to print and manage the files they create. In addition, students will explore the more advanced techniques and features of WordPerfect which include working with macros, styling techniques, tables, and graphics.

This course is designed to provide students with a hands-on approach to word processing. Students will learn to create, format, edit, and print documents. It places emphasis on a machine-oriented, self-paced approach to using Corel  in the Windows environment on the personal computer.

Intermediate/Advanced Word
Students taking this course should have satisfactorily completed Basic Word for Windows. Using the same machine-oriented approach as Basic Word, techniques, including columns, outlines, advanced file management, macros, advanced merging, sorting, and graphics are included. This course is ideal for secretaries and office managers.

Basic Microsoft Word
This word processing program is designed to provide students with a hands-on approach to word processing. Students will learn to create, format, edit and print documents. It places emphasis on a machine-oriented, self-paced approach using Microsoft Word in the Windows environment on the personal computer.

Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Word
Students taking this course should have satisfactorily completed basic Word 2000 for Windows. Using the same machine-oriented approach as Basic Word 2000, techniques including columns, outlines, advanced file management, macros, advanced merging, sorting, and graphics are included. This course is ideal for secretaries and office managers.

Basic Excel
Students will have hands-on experience creating spreadsheets and databases using the Excel software package. Instruction will focus on the creation and formatting of documents, as well as macros, charts and improvements in the appearance of the final draft.
Intermediate/Advanced Excel
Excel’s advanced features will be covered in this course. Students will continue their hands-on experience while they are working with data lists, scenarios, pivot tables, and hyperlinks. They will gain the ability to embed objects into their spreadsheets and integrate Excel with Microsoft Word.

Quick Books Pro
This course is an introduction to QuickBooks. The student will be introduced to the basic features and will have the opportunity for hands-on practice. Emphasis will be placed on invoicing, customers, recording payments from customers, paying bills to outside vendors, managing inventory and analyzing the business’ financial data. The student will become familiar with QuickBooks forms, lists, and registers.

Basic Data Entry
In this hands-on microcomputer course, students will be instructed in the fundamentals of computer operation and basic data entry skills. Students will perform data entry exercises which simulate data from census surveys, accounts receivable and payable, payroll records, and merchandise inventory, as well as a variety of other sources.

Basic Computerized Recordkeeping
This introduction to record keeping using the personal computer is presented in such a way that no prior knowledge of computers is required. The course will provide a hands-on approach to learning and focus on inputting, processing, and maintaining records. Assignments will include bank reconciliations, sales invoices, purchases, journals, general ledgers, financial statements, and payroll applications.

Integrated Computerized Accounting
This course will enable students with a background in accounting principles including the accounting cycle to learn how computers are used in today’s accounting environments. Using advanced computer software, students will learn how integrated accounting systems function on the microcomputer and the differences between manual and computerized accounting.

Speedwriting Shorthand I (36 hours)*
This course is designed to give the student a complete and thorough knowledge of shorthand theory. Emphasis is placed upon the mastery of brief forms, phrases, a basic business vocabulary, and the formation of good language skills.

Speedwriting Shorthand II (36 hours)*
Emphasis is placed upon the mastery of brief forms, phrases, a basic business vocabulary, and the formation of good language skills. Thorough dictation and practice, a speed will be acquired commensurate with the student’s efforts, practice and ability.

Notary Public (15 hours)*
This course is specifically designed for the student seeking the office of commissioned notary public in the state of New York.

Title Closer (20 hours)*
Course is specifically designed for the student interested in learning real estate title closing.