Microsoft Office Workshops

New River Community College will offer several one-day workshops on Microsoft Office computer programs in October, November and December.

“Word: Part 2” will teach students to organize content using tables and charts, customize formats using styles and themes and insert content using Quick Parts. The course will cover templates, building blocks, footnotes, indexes and mail merge. This workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 9, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the college’s NRV Mall site in Christiansburg (Microsoft 2016, class #15278). The workshop will also be held at NRCC in Dublin on Friday, November 8, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Microsoft 2019, class #15285).

“OneNote” is a note-taking and personal information management application for collecting, organizing and sharing digital information. The course will help students develop digital note-taking, note collaboration, and note synchronizing skills, and teach students to search; add content including voice memos, pictures, and video; and interact with other Microsoft programs. The workshop is scheduled Friday, October 11, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at NRCC in Dublin (Microsoft 2019, class #15287).

“Excel: Part 2” will cover functions such as ranges, logical, date and text, sort/filter, subtotals, tables, charts and PivotTables. PivotTables are used to analyze and compare large amounts of data. This workshop will be held Thursday, October 17, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the college’s NRV Mall site in Christiansburg (Microsoft 2016, class #15274). The workshop will also be held at NRCC in Dublin on Friday, October 25, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Microsoft 2019, class #15282).

“Word: Part 3” will cover how to use and manipulate images and how to add visual interest with custom graphic elements. Students will collaborate on documents, track changes, merge changes and more advanced features. Students will learn to create and modify forms and automate tasks using macros. The workshop is scheduled Wednesday, October 30, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the college’s NRV Mall site in Christiansburg (Microsoft 2016, class #15279). The workshop will also be held at NRCC in Dublin on Friday, December 6, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Microsoft 2019, class #15286).

“Excel: Part 3” will use features of Excel to perform advanced data analysis, collaborate on workbooks and automate workbook functionality. Students will create links to other workbooks, use 3-D references, consolidate data, use lookup functions, data validation, create Sparlines, map data, use Goal Seek and analysis tools and create macros. The workshop is scheduled Thursday, November 14, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the college’s NRV Mall site in Christiansburg (Microsoft 2016, class #15275). The workshop will also be held at NRCC in Dublin on Friday, November 22, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Microsoft 2019, class #15283).

Tuition is $115 per workshop, which will prepare individuals for Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

For online registration, visit www.nr.edu/workforce, Classes & Programs, Non Credit Course Offerings and then search for the class ID number. For more information, call (540) 674-3613.

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