New River Community College will offer several one-day workshops on Microsoft Office computer programs in March.
“Excel: Advanced” will 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, March 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 143 NRV Mall site, Christiansburg (#3626). It is also offered in Dublin on Wednesday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 238 Edwards Hall (#3627).
“PowerPoint: Introduction” will teach students how to quickly and easily customize presentations. The workshop will focus on creating and manipulating presentations, adding transitions, animation and creating a photo album. Students will learn tips and techniques to improve a presentation. This workshop is scheduled Monday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 143 NRV Mall site, Christiansburg (#3631).
“PowerPoint: Advanced” will extend participants’ knowledge of PowerPoint to use slide masters, and apply more effects such as transitions and timings. Other concepts include working with images, media files, animation, SmartArt, charts, create action buttons and equations. Participants will also integrate other Office files, and embed and link external resources. The workshop will be held Monday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 143 NRV Mall site, Christiansburg (#3632).
“Word: Introduction” starts at the beginning with introducing the student to the Word environment and transitions to formatting text, inserting graphics, working with tables and adjusting page layout. This workshop is scheduled Monday, March 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 143 NRV Mall site, Christiansburg (#3628).
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