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Adobe Acrobat allows users to convert documents you create in Word, Excel, PowerPoint or any other application into Portable Document Files (PDF). A PDF can be viewed and printed by any with a copy of Adobe's free Acrobat Reader. In this course students will learn to create and manage PDF files. Students will add navigation aids to their PDF files. Students will prepare documents for review and adding security features to their documents. Students will also learn to?complete PDF forms electronically. Students must have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Standard. A 30-day trial of Adobe Acrobat is available for download. Book included. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Adobe-Acrobat-X/1158" target="_blan

2900428

Class ID: 24248

Online 24/7;Start date:Upon Registration

Location : Online

Instructor : Instructor for ProTrain 



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Adobe Acrobat allows users to convert documents you create in Word, Excel, PowerPoint or any other application into Portable Document Files (PDF). A PDF can be viewed and printed by any with a copy of Adobe's free Acrobat Reader. In this course students will learn to create and manage PDF files. Students will add navigation aids to their PDF files. Students will prepare documents for review and adding security features to their documents. Students will also learn to?complete PDF forms electronically. Students must have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Standard. A 30-day trial of Adobe Acrobat is available for download. Book included. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Adobe-Acrobat-X/1158" target="_blan

2900428

Class ID: 24766

Online 24/7;Start date:Upon Registration

Location : Online

Instructor : Instructor for ProTrain 



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Adobe Acrobat allows users to convert documents you create in Word, Excel, PowerPoint or any other application into Portable Document Files (PDF). A PDF can be viewed and printed by any with a copy of Adobe's free Acrobat Reader. In this course students will learn to create and manage PDF files. Students will add navigation aids to their PDF files. Students will prepare documents for review and adding security features to their documents. Students will also learn to?complete PDF forms electronically. Students must have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Standard. A 30-day trial of Adobe Acrobat is available for download. Book included. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Adobe-Acrobat-XI/265" target="_blan

2900305

Class ID: 23997

Online 24/7;Start date:Upon Registration

Location : Online

Instructor : Instructor for ProTrain 



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Adobe Acrobat allows users to convert documents you create in Word, Excel, PowerPoint or any other application into Portable Document Files (PDF). A PDF can be viewed and printed by any with a copy of Adobe's free Acrobat Reader. In this course students will learn to create and manage PDF files. Students will add navigation aids to their PDF files. Students will prepare documents for review and adding security features to their documents. Students will also learn to?complete PDF forms electronically. Students must have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Standard. A 30-day trial of Adobe Acrobat is available for download. Book included. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Adobe-Acrobat-XI/265" target="_blan

2900305

Class ID: 24516

Online 24/7;Start date:Upon Registration

Location : Online

Instructor : Instructor for ProTrain 



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There is more horsepower with Google than just finding information on the Internet. Learn about the different FREE tools offered by Google. This class will focus on business tools: Gmail, News, Drive, and Docs. Then explore the entertainment tools: Search, Play, Translate, and Books.

2600016

Class ID: 21844

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 5/5/2016, ending 5/5/2016

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  114

Instructor : Danial Reyes 

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If you find the Internet intimidating with its billions of web pages and you still can’t find what you are looking for on this vast global communications network, then this class is for you. In this class, we simplify and explain the basics about the Internet and communicate in non-technical language you can understand. Finally, you will learn how to find what you need on the Internet and have fun doing it.

2600017

Class ID: 21884

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 5/24/2016, ending 5/24/2016

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  114

Instructor : Endya Johnson 



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Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations in MS PowerPoint, documents in MS Word, email and calendars in MS Outlook, and spreadsheets in MS Excel. Microsoft Office Suite of applications is the most used software tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of MS Office change over time. Master the most common uses so that you can work faster and more efficiently and can take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging. You will leave class with a set of skills that are a workplace requirement in today''s fast paced ever-changing environment and will enable your future career success.

2900469

Class ID: 23813

Online 24/7;8 sessions starting 06/06/2016,ending 07/01/2016

Location : Online

Instructor : Betsy Flanagan 



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A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of Excel change over time. Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. Learn how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Master the options that can take your Excel worksheet from plain, drab numbers to exciting and engaging multimedia. You will leave class with a set of skills that are in high demand and will be a deciding factor in your future success.

2900465

Class ID: 23814

Online 24/7;8 sessions starting 07/05/2016,ending 07/29/2016

Location : Online

Instructor : Betsy Flanagan 



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This class will give students a working knowledge of databases, what they are and how to use them. Students will learn to view data in a database and change the view by sorting and filtering the data. Students will create a database and learn to define forms for inputs and reports for summarizing the data. Students will learn to create queries to view a subset of data in the database. Students will create charts to display data and a switchboard to manage their database application. Students will create relational databases and learn to create forms, queries and reports that use relational databases. Students will learn to build macros in Access and to use the macros to expand the capabilities of the switchboard. Students will be introduced to the basics of creating VBA applications in Access.'students will need a copy of Office. A 60-day trial version is available. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Microsoft-Access-2013-Comprehensive/286" target="_blan

2900287

Class ID: 23968

Online 24/7;Start date:Upon Registration

Location : Online

Instructor : Instructor for ProTrain 



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This class will give students a working knowledge of databases, what they are and how to use them. Students will learn to view data in a database and change the view by sorting and filtering the data. Students will create a database and learn to define forms for inputs and reports for summarizing the data. Students will learn to create queries to view a subset of data in the database. Students will create charts to display data and a switchboard to manage their database application. Students will create relational databases and learn to create forms, queries and reports that use relational databases. Students will learn to build macros in Access and to use the macros to expand the capabilities of the switchboard. Students will be introduced to the basics of creating VBA applications in Access.'students will need a copy of Office. A 60-day trial version is available. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Microsoft-Access-2013-Comprehensive/286" target="_blan

2900287

Class ID: 24487

Online 24/7;Start date:Upon Registration

Location : Online

Instructor : Instructor for ProTrain 



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This class will give students a working knowledge of databases, what they are and how to use them. Students will create a database; add tables manually and from templates. This course teaches users to import data into a database and export data out of it. Enrollees will need a copy of Office and a basic understanding of Windows. A 60-day trial version is available. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Microsoft-Access-2013-for-Beginners/285" target="_blan

2900215

Class ID: 23877

Online 24/7;Start date:Upon Registration

Location : Online

Instructor : Instructor for ProTrain 



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This class will give students a working knowledge of databases, what they are and how to use them. Students will create a database; add tables manually and from templates. This course teaches users to import data into a database and export data out of it. Enrollees will need a copy of Office and a basic understanding of Windows. A 60-day trial version is available. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Microsoft-Access-2013-for-Beginners/285" target="_blan

2900215

Class ID: 24396

Online 24/7;Start date:Upon Registration

Location : Online

Instructor : Instructor for ProTrain 



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