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2018 Computer and Bookkeeping Classes:



Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation (QVCDC) offers Computer Training Courses for new users, small businesses, and those wanting to brush-up on their skills. Small business owners and their employees may be eligible for free or discounted classes. Please see the topics and requirements listed below for each course before registering.


Excel Basic:  3 Classes/6 Hours - This course introduces students to spreadsheets. Basic concepts and topics are introduced, including editing worksheets, changing the appearance of worksheets, formatting cells, creating formulas, and charting worksheet data. Students should be familiar with Windows.


Excel Intermediate:  3 Classes/6 Hours - This secondary level course introduces advanced topics including: applying advanced functions and formatting, data analysis, managing workbooks, creating tables, and utilizing graphics and templates within worksheets. Students should be familiar with topics in Excel Basic.


Excel Advanced:   3 Classes/6 Hours - The advanced level course teaches students how to work with Lookup functions, Macros, and PivotTables, along with advanced formatting and analysis tools, Collaboration, Workbook sharing, and the integration of Excel with other programs such as Word and Access. Students should be familiar with Excel Basic/Intermediate.


Word Basic:  3 Classes/6 Hours - This course is a basic introduction to word-processing. Students will learn to create and edit business letters, memoranda, press releases, simple reports and formatting tools, as well as working with tables. Students should be familiar with Windows/Internet.


Word Advanced:  3 Classes/6 Hours - A more advanced word-processing course focused on creating research papers, utilizing mail merge, creating newsletters and other promotional materials. Students should be familiar with topics in Word Basic.


Microsoft  Access:  3 Classes/6 Hours - An exploratory course in Access 2013, introducing students to designing databases, creating tables, working with forms, and querying a database. Students should be familiar with topics in basic Windows/Internet/Excel.


QuickBooks 1:  5 Classes/10 hours - An introduction to QuickBooks: navigate the QB window, manage QB files and basic accounting principles. Create a new company, set up the chart of accounts, subaccounts and classes. Set up items, invoices, receive payments, set up vendors, enter and pay bills, print checks, reports and reconcile bank and credit card accounts.


QuickBooks 2: 5 Classes/10 Hours - Examine QuickBooks’ inventory features; set up inventory and non-inventory items, sales tax, discounts and cost of goods sold. Track sales and adjustments to inventory, work with reconciliations.  Set up Balance Sheet accounts, budgets, employees and payroll items, create 1099 forms, estimates, time tracking, and progress invoicing. Create customized vendor and customer reports, create Financial Statements. Students should be familiar with Windows/Internet.


Publisher:  3 Classes/6 Hours - An introductory class using Microsoft Publisher. This application enables you to make various business documents such as flyers, brochures, business cards, and newsletters. Students should be familiar with Windows/Internet.


PowerPoint:  3 Classes/6 Hours - This course will cover the basics of creating powerful presentations. Topics will include how to insert text and graphics, change colors and select slide schemes. Students will develop sample presentations as well as create their own original ones. Students should be familiar with Windows.


Essential Windows 8.1: 3 Classes/6 Hours - An introductory course on the basics of Windows 8 such as Tile Apps, Desktop Applications, Storage options via the Internet, Installing software, and the control panel. Students should be familiar with Windows/Internet.


Essential Computing Skills: 3 Classes/6 Hours - This course introduces students to Windows and related topics such as Controlling programs, managing files, navigating the Internet, storing and sharing files online, as well as Outlook and other computing concepts. This course will prepare students for navigation through other computer applications.

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To sign up for any of the training courses, fill out and submit the Pre-registration form by clicking this Pre-register link or call QVCDC at 413-967-3001. Space is limited!  Once we receive your registration, we will contact you for deposit and payment details. Thank you!