Sep 25, 2014

Workforce Development Offers Microsoft Office Training

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Sept. 25, 2014) - - - The Center for Workforce Development is offering a variety of Microsoft Office training at Columbia State Community College's Columbia Campus during October.

"Introduction to Word 2010" is a hands-on class in which participants will learn how to do basic editing and use document layout features of the popular word processing software. It will take place Friday, Oct. 3 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

"Introduction to Excel 2010" will have students mastering the fundamentals and increasing proficiency. Learn how to sort and analyze data, design custom charts and graphs, and format worksheets using mathematical formulas. This course will take place Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

"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 two-day course takes place Oct. 14 and 16 from 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. each evening.

"Microsoft Project 2010" is a course that will teach students how to effectively plan, implement, and manage projects by organizing a project's details, schedules, tasks, resources and costs. This class will take place Oct. 24 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

"Intermediate Word 2010" is a course that builds on the skills and concepts taught in the introductory class, giving students a better understanding of the popular software. This class will take place Oct. 31 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

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