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White Plains Education & Training Center

Posted on: September 27, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Computer Courses Starting January 10th!


(Google Calendar, Gmail and Google Tasks)

Do you want to get organized and feel like you can easily handle all the events of your day? Of course you do and google can help! In this course you will learn how to use Google Calendar, Gmail and Google Task like a pro. By using the variety of elements available in the Google Suite you can become highly organized and efficient; a necessity in any work environment. So dive in, and gain the skills that will set you apart from the rest!

MONDAY | 1/23 & 1/30 | 6-8PM or

THURSDAY | 2/9 & 2/16 | 12-2PM

logo-drive.pngIN THE DRIVER’S SEAT

(Google Drive: Docs, Sheets, Presentation, Forms)

Google Drive is a free tool that is provided by Google that allows the user to create, share, edit, revise, and store all kinds of documents. This course is designed to teach you the basics of Google Drive and how it is commonly used in office settings. This course will walk you through account setup, basic document creation, tools, and everything else you need to get DRIVING!  

TUESDAY | 1/10 & 1/17 | 6-8PM or

FRIDAY | 1/13 & 1/20 | 12-2PM

BAKING A RESUME FROM SCRATCH! This workshop is ideal for THOSE who do not currently have a resume. Learn the basics of what makes a strong, compelling resume. Topics covered include: Format, Resume Length, Descriptions vs. Bullet Points, Font Styles, Spelling & Grammar, Action Words, and Keywords. It’s the first step in the right direction to securing employment.  Kindly choose ONE date/time.

WEDNESDAY | 1/25, 2/22, 3/29 | 6-8PM

TUESDAY | 1/31, 2/28, 3/28 | 12-2PM


This workshop is intended for participants who already have a basic resume but wish to update & optimize it for success. Topics include: How to craft a strong professional summary, optimizing keywords for increased searchability, how to emphasize achievements over tasks, format/design for visual impact & readability. Electronic or hard copy of your resume required. Kindly choose ONE date/time.

WEDNESDAY | 1/25, 2/22, 3/29 | 12-2PM

TUESDAY | 1/31, 2/28, 3/28 | 6-8PM

Screen Shot 2016-09-12 at 5.35.04 PM.pngThe Good word:

This course is specifically designed to help

adult learners develop word processing skills

for the workplace. Word is a powerful tool

that allows you to create professional content; whether you’re an established professional or

new to the field. ALL LEVELS WELCOMED.

            TUESDAY | 1/10 & 1/17 | 12-2PM or        

           WEDNESDAY | 1/11 & 1/18 | 6-8PM

Screen Shot 2016-09-12 at 5.34.58 PM.pngEXCEL IN ALL THINGS: Learn to create detailed worksheets, invoices, charts,

etc. to achieve professional results in a fraction

of the time. Learning Excel is an investment in

your professional life that is truly priceless!

Level 1: Data Entry, Basic Formulas & Functions, etc.

WEDNESDAY | 2/8 & 2/15 | 6-8PM or

TUESDAY | 3/7 & 3/14 | 12-2PM

Level 2: Advanced Functions, Charts, Tables, etc.

THURSDAY | 2/9 & 2/16 | 6-8PM or

FRIDAY | 3/10 & 3/17 | 12-2PM

Screen Shot 2016-09-09 at 1.06.39 PM.pngPOWER POINT IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION: In this course you'll learn

how to use PowerPoint to create professional quality presentations that grab and hold your audience's attention. Topics: Use of Graphics,

Animation, Sound, Transitions & More!


THURSDAY | 1/12 & 1/19 | 6-8PM or

FRIDAY | 2/10 & 2/17 | 12-2PM



How to Successfully Search &  Apply for a Job Online

This course will demonstrate best practices of searching for and applying to jobs online. INDEED.COM  will be used to demonstrate how job seekers can find relevant job openings in their target industry, geography and level of experience; how to create saved searches to get automatic email updates of new jobs, how to read and understand a job description, and how to apply to jobs online. TUESDAY | 1/24 | 12-2PM or

THURSDAY | 2/23 | 6-8PM

Linkedin_circle.svg_.pngTHINK BEFORE YOU LINK

Strategies for Creating & Effectively using LinkedIn

With more than 400 million members, LinkedIn is your online resource for building your professional network. Learn how to manage your professional identity and connect with opportunity. This course

is intended for participants who do NOT have a LinkedIn profile. You will have an opportunity to create a Basic (free) LinkedIn account.

Email account required.  

TUESDAY | 3/14 | 12-2PM or

WEDNESDAY | 3/22 | 6-8PM

   All offerings require Registration   |   click here to register    |  Free of Charge - Space is Limited

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