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Power Training Course Descriptions
These hands-on sessions are designed to provide advanced techniques that emphasize the specific components required for certification. Power Training will be scheduled on an as-needed basis and fees will be assessed based on the application services requested.
Microsoft® Office Suite 2010, SharePoint 2010, and Project 2010 Power Training (4 days)
This course involves a careful examination of Microsoft® Office Suite, SharePoint, and Project and the integrations of the software components. It is a course designed primarily for students with a highly sophisticated knowledge of Microsoft® Office, SharePoint, and Project. The student will learn the major tools used in Microsoft® Office, SharePoint, and Project and its components required for Microsoft® certifications. Hands-on exercises will give the student a more refined understanding of the tools and concepts needed to function in the Microsoft® environments.
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certification
The MTA certification program is designed specifically for secondary and post-secondary students interested in exploring academic and career options in a technology field. It offers students certification in basic IT and development. As the new recommended entry point for Microsoft technology certifications, MTA is designed especially for students new to IT and software development. It is available exclusively in educational settings and easily integrates into the curricula of existing computer classes (Certiport, 2011).
QuickBooks 2011 Power Training (3 days)
This course is designed as an introduction to Intuit QuickBooks 2011. Its main objective is to introduce you to the basic features in QuickBooks and give you an opportunity for hands-on practice. It will enable you to set-up an accounting system, pay bills, produce invoices, keep track of payments received as well as supporting financial information for creating budgets, time tracking, revenue and expense tracking. (Prerequisite: knowledge of bookkeeping)
CompTia® Strata Power Training (5 days)
This course is designed to help you acquire knowledge of IT basics. Strata IT Fundamentals is ideal for students focused on technology related courses and individuals new to the IT workforce or changing careers to an IT focus. This course also helps individuals prepare for higher level certifications starting with CompTIA A+. Students and professionals holding a Strata certificate demonstrate that they have the IT knowledge required to enter and excel in technology-related fields. (Prerequisite: Knowledge of Basic Computer Fundamentals)
Internet and Computing Core Certification-IC3 (5 days)
This certification introduces basic concepts designed to validate an individual’s basic computer skills and Internet knowledge for promoting success in school, work, and life. The IC³ program enjoys worldwide recognition as the global standard for digital literacy and desktop computing proficiency.
Adobe® Application Power Training (3 days)
This course involves a careful examination of Adobe applications, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and the integrations of the software components. It is a course designed primarily for students with a highly sophisticated knowledge of Adobe®. The student will learn the major tools used in Adobe® and its components required for Adobe® certification. Hands-on exercises will give the student a more refined understanding of the tools and concepts needed to function in the Adobe® environment.