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Excel 2013: Build a Budget (038422)

Dates:               July 22nd - July 23rd, 2015
Days:                Wednesday and Thursday
Time:                1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fee:                  $125
Class Limit:       16
Location:          CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Computer Lab 105


Want to put this year’s budget in your boss’s email box in an impressive Excel spreadsheet complete with calculations? Or how about building that Excel budget into a Google Docs environment where everyone can easily contribute? This is the class that can deliver on Excel skill-building needs plus impressions of good technology skills.

Objectives for course:

  • How to apply simple formulas and build equations.
  • How to name cells.
  • How to share & work with Google Docs.
  • How to import and update previous budgets into Excel.
  • Tips and Tricks on budget building.



Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Certificate 2013 (038420)

Including Excel, Word, Publisher, and PowerPoint

Dates:              August 3rd - August 12th

Days:              Mondays and Wednesdays

Time:              9:00am to 4:00pm

Fee:                $325

Class Limit:     16

Location :        CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Computer Lab 105

Join today’s technology workforce by adding our Professional class certificate to your resume. Gain hands-on experience while adding important skills to your resume with a Microsoft Office 2013 Professional class certificate of success from College of the Redwoods' Community Education Department. This is also a great class for those working at a home office needing more than just computer skills or just to give yourself and edge up on the competition for that next job promotion.

In this class learn about:

  • Using the ribbon in Microsoft programs
  • Customizing commands and templates
  • How to format and print for presentation
  • Practice how to put in basic types of information and easy equations in Excel.
  • Make and easy chart in Excel and insert it into Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher


Excel 2013 (Intermediate) (038949)

Dates:               August 17th and 19th, 2015

Days:                Monday and Wednesday

Time:                9:00am-12:00pm

Fee:                  $250

Class Limit:       16

Location:           CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Computer Lab 105

Learn to work with larger worksheets in Microsoft Excel 2013, and use multiple workscheets efficiently. Get introduced to advanced formatting techniques, like applying special number formats, using workbook styles and themes, adding backgrounds, and mimicking watermarks. Get an introduction to pivot tables and charts. Plus, learn how to create basic equations and subtotals, and how to create and apply cell names. Learn how to sort and filter data, and create and format tables. Work more effectively with coworkers by learning to save workbooks as webpages, How to insert and edit hyperlinks, and how to share workbooks via email. Learn how to audit worksheets for errors, how to protect worksheets, and track changes in a workbook. Customize your Excel workspace, and create and modify custom templates.


Plugging into Telecommuting (038890)

Date:              October 15th, 2015

Day:               Thursday

Time:              6:00pm to 9:30pm

Fee:                $200

Class Limit:     16

Location:         CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Computer Lab 105

We all see those scam ads that seem too good to be true. Yet it's obvious that telecommuting is a big tool  and one adding new opportunities each day. Now is the time to get yourself  "plugged-in" to both the present and future lucrative workforce opportunities in telecommuting.

  • How to get started
  • Potential technology requirements
  • The "top list" desirable skill-sets to have
  • Tips for job searching on the web
  • Optimizing time and mobility for availability
  • Tips for advertising on social media
  • Hiring subcontractors when the workload gets too big
  • Learn from someone who has worked in telecommuting.



Basic Business Computer Skills (038884)

Dates:                 November 5th and 6th, 2015

Days:                  Thursday and Friday

Time:                  6:00pm to 9:00pm

Fee:                    $150

Class Limit:         16

Location:            CR Community Education 525 D street Eureka, Computer Lab 105

In this class students will discover in a hands-on computer lab all the basic components to using a computer in a business environment (it works for home users too!). We will go from the elementary steps of turning on a computer, into the distinctions between things like the operating system, network, and software. Explore the devices of technology that connect to the computer, while learning how to save and retrieve information! Amaze your current or future boss with this new set of skills that puts you right in the pulse of standard office technologies.



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Contacting College of the Redwoods

Community & Economic Development
525 D Street

Eureka, CA 95501

Phone: 707.476.4500 Fax: 707.443.3417


Website: www.redwoods.edu