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Computer & Technology Courses

Continuing Education at PBSC offer classes that will help you develop knowledge, and skills for everyday life.  These classes will give the skills you need to succeed. Whether you are a novice or a pro, you will find courses aimed at your skill level. Master the leading software packages, create web pages, or add graphic design or digital photography to your skill set. Learn how to navigate social media, blogs and other online communication tools to increase your business success.


Computer Basics

Excel Basics - CWO0115

This course teaches students how to create, modify and format worksheets;work with toolbars, formulas ranges and functions; and format and print worksheets.



Excel Intermediate - CWO0116

Prerequisite: Excel Basics

Manage and work with large worksheets with confidence! Create hyperlinks; split worksheet windows; set print options; use Office templates and create custom templates; set passwords; use linked formulas; attach digital signature; create tables and outlines; create SmartArt; and more.



Excel Advanced - CWO0117

Prerequisite: Excel Intermediate

Expand your worksheet knowledge! Create and format PivotTables and PivotCharts; create macros to automate routine tasks; use financial and auditing functions; learn advanced formatting and analysis tools; create shared worksheets; integrate Excel with other Office programs; and more.



Word Basics - CWO0120

This course teaches students how to create and save documents, edit documents, manipulate text, formate text and paragraphs, find and replace text and use proofing tools.



Digital Arts

Photoshop Fundamentals (Part 1) - CWO0245

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of image editing using the latest version of Photoshop. The focus is on basic tools for creating graphic images, retouching of images, color correction in photographs or artwork, using layers and filters to create composites, and preparing images for output either on the web or for print. Hands-on computer usage.



Photoshop Fundamentals (Part 2) - CWO0252

This course introduces students to more advanced image editing using Photoshop. The focus for this class is to build on the basic images composing, including in-depth work with filters, drawing with custom shapes, automating processes, and basic animation and more hands-on computer usage.



Graphic Design & Web

Introduction to Web Marketing - CWO0254

Computers are a great tool for marketing products or services. During this hands-on lab class, you will be introduced to various online marketing strategies. You will learn the basics to help you determine and implement the web marketing strategies that best fit your business style.




Digital Web Analytics - CWO0296

Digital Web Analytics is a combination of digital analytics, which examines how website visitors view and interact with a site's pages and features, and business/personal intelligence, which in turn enables management to use data on customer purchasing patterns, demographics and demand trends to make effective strategic decisions.



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