Aug 27, 2014

Workforce Development Offers Microsoft Courses

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Aug. 27, 2014) - - - Columbia State Community College's Center for Workforce Development is offering a variety of Microsoft Office courses for anyone who would like to learn new skills or refresh the skills they already have.

Through practical and project-oriented lessons, "Introduction to Microsoft Access 2010" will teach participants the basic skills necessary to create, manage and run reports on large amounts of information in a database. This class will take place Sept. 5 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

During "Introduction to Excel 2010," students will learn to sort and analyze data, design custom charts and graphs, and format worksheets using mathematical formulas. This course will take place Sept. 12 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For those who prefer an evening course, a second course will take place Sept. 23 and 25 from 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. each evening.

"Introduction to PowerPoint 2010" will teach students how to create professional-quality slide presentations that grab and hold an audience's attention from start to finish, while exploring the latest features of Microsoft PowerPoint. The course will take place Sept. 19 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

All of these courses will take place on the Columbia Campus, located at 1665 Hampshire Pike. For full course descriptions, pricing, additional information, and to register for these or other continuing education courses through Columbia State's Center for Workforce Development, visit or call (931) 540-2659.

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee's first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, one of the largest higher education systems in the nation. For more information, please visit

Tennessee's Community Colleges is a system of 13 colleges offering a high-quality, affordable, convenient and personal education to prepare students to achieve their educational and career goals in two years or less. We offer associate degree and certificate programs, workforce development programs and transfer pathways to four-year degrees. For more information, please visit us online at

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