Business Professional & Office Assistant Training Certificate

 
This certificate training program is designed to equip administrative support professionals with technical and customer service skills required to compete in a fast-paced office environment. Students will learn to prioritize tasks, streamline office procedures, take minutes, compose e-mails, edit office correspondence and provide excellent customer service. Classroom hours are conveniently arranged in the evening to accommodate working professionals. This program is 22 weeks.

Students will be Nationally Certified in OSHA 10.
 

 

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT®
This introductory class provides a foundation in Microsoft 2016® Windows 7® and is useful as a prerequisite to other desktop software applications including Excel® and Access® currently used in businesses.

CRN - 1981    CEU 1.0
Tuesday & Thursday, January 25 - February 1
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N201    
Guy Simone     $135.00
 

SUMMER 2018  CEU 1.0
Monday & Wednesday, June 20 - 27
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N201    
STAFF    $135.00

OSHA 10 CERTIFICATION
OSHA training is necessary for a safe and healthy work environment. Workers taking this course have jobs related to health care, electrical, factory, warehouse, manufacturing, storage and more. This OSHA 10 course covers general industry hazards not specific to those working construction-only jobs. Once you have successfully completed all of the modules, you must pass a final exam with at least a 70% to receive full credit for the course and receive your DOL OSHA 10 card.
CRN 1997    CEU 1.5
Monday & Wednesday, January 22 - 31
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Room N101
Dana Scinto     $250.00
MICROSOFT WORD®
Learn the most effective word processing software currently in demand.  Menu/tool bar, document formatting, clip art, fonts, pagination, form letters, envelopes, mail merges and professional communiques will be covered.

CRN - 1982 - Session 1    CEU 2.8
Tuesday & Thursday, February 6 - March 1    
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Room N201    
Tracy Goodale     $387.00

CRN - 1986 - Session 2    CEU 2.8
Tuesday & Thursday, February 6 - March 1    
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N201    
Guy Simone    $387.00

SUMMER 2018   CEU 2.8
Monday & Wednesday, July 9 - August 1    
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N201    
TBA  $387.00

MICROSOFT EXCEL®
Understand spreadsheet principles, formatting, building worksheets, master calculations and error corrections.  Learn formulas, create charts, custom spreadsheet presentations, track data, build models for analysis and present various professional looking charts.

CRN - 1991 - Session 1   CEU 2.8
Tuesday & Thursday, March 6 - 29  
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Room N201
Tracy Goodale    $387.00

CRN - 1992 - Session 2   CEU 2.8
Tuesday & Thursday, March 6 - 29  6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N201    
Guy Simone    $387.00

The ABC's of Written Communications
Getting it “write” is a critical skill for the office. Students will learn to compose clear and concise emails, “Up-level” your emails to develop goodwill and public relations, ensure the proper use of grammar and punctuation and  proofread for perfection.
CRN 1998    CEU 1.7
Monday & Wednesday, March 19 - April 2
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N201
Margaret DeMarino     $249.00
MICROSOFT ACCESS®
Students will work on building and managing business data in a simple format. Includes design table and field construction, use of searches, sorts, queries and filters, and using Access to perform calculations of statistical data. Students will develop a business database in class.
CRN 1993    CEU 2.8
Tuesday & Thursday, April 3 - 26
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N201    
Guy Simone    $387.00
Taking Minutes
Keeping an accurate and concise record of meetings is a sought-after skill among office administrators. This module will cover strategic tips that will provide practical experience by minute-taking at “mock meetings.”  Learn various note taking styles and formats and discuss common challenges.
  • Learn what to leave in and what to take out
  • Discover how to take minutes when you aren't an expert on the topic
  • Learn ways to nutshell information-even when you don't completely understand it!
CRN 1999    CEU 1.0
Monday & Wednesday, April 4 - 11
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N201
Margaret DeMarino    $135.00
MICROSOFT POWERPOINT®
Create, design and develop presentations using PowerPoint®.  The class will cover principles of desktop publishing, incorporate graphics and charts, create slide show presentations and customize displays using computer-generated clip art.
CRN 1994    CEU 1.7
Tuesday & Thursday, May 1 - 15    
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N201    
Guy Simone    $335.00
Office Procedures, Time Management, and Project Management
Manage “desk stress,” amp up efficiency, and cut the clutter with key office management strategies, such as setting SMART goals, prioritizing, implementing project management strategies, and employing organizational techniques, including the use of “smart” devices.
  • Deal with typical problems of organization, from lost papers, to desk organization, to interruptions
  • Employ the acknowledge-plus rule to increase your assertiveness when managing projects
  • Discover the one-word secret to getting others to respect your time
  • Create a “desk workbook” to manage systems and procedures and to provide support for office coverage
  • Set up and maintain a tickler file
  • Learn the key “keep or toss” guidelines
  • Schedule meetings
  • Employ proper project management principles
CRN 2000    CEU 1.7
Monday & Wednesday, April 16 - 30
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room N004
Margaret DeMarino    $249.00
MICROSOFT OUTLOOK®
Microsoft’s Outlook® is a computer-based e-mail service, appointment book, and address book. It is a desktop personal information manager (PIM). Students will learn to use a universal In-box, contact database,sophisticated calendar, and task pad.
CRN 1995    CEU 0.8
Tuesday & Thursday, May 17 - 22
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Room N201    
Guy Simone    $135.00
MICROSOFT PROJECT®
Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to industry best practices. Understanding the fundamentals of project management will prepare students to initiate a project and position it for success.  This course will identify effective project management practices and their related processes.

CRN 1996    CEU 2.0
Tuesday & Thursday, May 29 - June 12
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Room N201 Odell Cooper     $375.00

BUSINESS SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS
Business Systems Applications will offer students the opportunity to use all application of the Microsoft Office Suite.  A project will be created and the following applications will be utilized:  Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook.
SUMMER 2018    CEU 2.0
Tuesday & Thursday, June 14 - 28
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Room N201    
Guy Simone    $375.00
ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR CAREER
Is designed to help students organize their career exploration process. Students will have the opportunity to reflect on their accomplishments and skill sets to develop a resume, cover letter, and tackle any job interview.

CRN - 2001 - Session 1    CEU 3.0
Wednesday, February 21 - May 30
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Room N103
STAFF     $200.00

SUMMER 2018    CEU 3.0
Monday & Wednesday, June 20 - August 13
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Room N103
STAFF    $200.00