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Excel Bootcamp for Intermediate Users
Microsoft Excel is a complex program that offers so much. Mastering Excel tools can assist students in applying their individual need for data processing for desired results. The pain of stumbling through your daily tasks can be daunting without a respected knowledge of the Excel program and what it is capable of. This course will start with a quick overview of the basics, building a solid foundation that will give you further knowledge as you progress into intermediate and advanced level topics.
Upon completion of this course, students will have a strong understanding of the most widely used Excel tools and apply Excel tasks with efficiency and grace.
Creating effective spreadsheets includes: Managing large sets of data Mastering the use of some of Excel's most popular and highly sought after functions (SUM, VLOOKUP, IF, AVERAGE, INDEX/MATCH and many more...)
Create dynamic report with Excel PivotTables Automate your day to day Excel tasks by grasping the power of Macros and VBA
Time and Priority Management in the World of the “New Norm”
with David Meyerovitz
Approximately 30 % of the American workforce are currently working remotely. What was once the privilege of a trusted few is now the new reality for millions of professionals, a situation unlikely to alter.
Today there’s no boss looking over your shoulder but there are more distractions, e.g., children and partners sharing space, or inadequate home internet services. There are other remote work challenges such as difficulties collaborating, setting agendas, accountability, and using and learning new technologies. Remote workers also need to develop a new mindset and practice, all while missing the advantages of working with peers.
Please join with us to master the tasks of working remotely. We’ll share with you via presentation and exercises how to become an effective remote worker, improving your personal and professional life.
Microsoft Office 365 Part 1: Introduction to SharePoint and TEAMS
with Julie Delcourt
This course will give you an introduction on how to use both SharePoint Online Team Sites and OneDrive for Business that are part of Office 365. The course material is intended for students currently working with Office 365 inside a business. SharePoint and Teams work in tandem and learning the innerworkings and features of these applications can assist in time saving productivity methods that can streamline the processes in place for approvals and workflows within the new virtual world surrounding everything. Look at the value of creating document libraries, lists and using a site to communicate with your outer circles. Communication being the key to almost any success, this course will assist our students with a strong comprehension of features and benefits specific to how SharePoint and Teams within the Office 365 platform work together.
Real Estate Sales Exam Prep
The Real Estate Sales Exam Prep course is a prerequisite for licensing as a real estate salesperson and approved by the Massachusetts Real Estate Board. This course covers basic brokerage, legal aspects of brokerage, financing, closing, listing, valuation, and everything else you need to know to pass the exam. Real Estate License info for COVID.
*Books are not included. Students will be notified as to how to purchase the book once registered.
For more information on the exam and to register for the state exam visit:https://www.mass.gov/orgs/board-of-registration-of-real-estate-brokers-and-salespersons
with Monet Viens
COVID-19 hasn’t stopped businesses from finding the best candidates. Are you in the market for a new job or looking to refresh your resume? This workshop will provide participants with effective ways to enhance your resume and stand out from other applicants.
This 48-Hour class is open to all language interpreters who would like to expand their interpreting skills in legal settings. The course will cover the most in-demand types of hearings such as Due Process Hearings, Unemployment Hearings, and Depositions. Students will learn legal terminology and procedural protocols needed to interpret for these various types of hearings. In addition, students will have the opportunity for intense practice through mock hearings. These mock hearings will give the students the experience and comfort-level needed to apply for work in the field. Trained legal interpreters are in demand throughout Massachusetts and nationwide in law offices, schools, state agencies and contracting agencies.
Prerequisite: Students must provide a certificate of completion for a minimum of 40 hours of interpreter training or a letter from your employer confirming a minimum of 3 years experience as a working interpreter in any setting. Students must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Please register early as a brief telephone interview will be required before acceptance into the course.
Medical interpreters are in great demand both in-person and remotely by video or phone. Interpreters can elect to work for a hospital, school, or state agency, or as contractors with many agencies throughout the country. They can also elect to work remotely from home where they can work independently and make their own hours. Open to all languages, this 60-hour program provides a working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency, and medical terminology/vocabulary. The course provides intense practice via oral role plays on a variety of medical topics. The student will also be introduced to VRI (video remote interpreting) and OPI (Over the Phone Interpreting). Offered in collaboration with TransFluenci EDU, this course is designed for those preparing for entry-level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certificate exam. Students must be fully bilingual and must be fluent in English and one other language. This program meets the National Board for Medical Interpreter Certification training requirement and prepares you to pass the national certification exam. Upon completion of this course, students may elect to apply for national certification.
For information on certification requirements and cost click on the links below:
CCHI, Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters https://cchicertification.org/
NBCMI, National Board for the Certification of Medical Interpreters https://www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org/
Collaborate and Increase Productivity by using Microsoft Office 365 Applications
When working remotely or in the office, it's important for documents and communication to be accessible. Did you know Office 365 applications can do just that? This workshop will provide participants with an overview of Office 365 and insight on the core feature, apps, and Cloud based tools. These tools can simplify your workday, increase productivity, and establish successful work habits. Office 365 tools can increase productivity, mobility and team collaboration all by working remotely on tasks.