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Upgrade your computer skills at Your Center of Learning

By October 15, 2010No Comments

Are you looking to upgrade your computer skills and learn more about how to manage, edit and print data in Microsoft Office Excel?

Or do you simply need to learn the basic fundamentals of how to use Quickbooks 2008 to track the finances of a small business, manage business account transactions, or maintain customer and vendor information?

In either case, The Center for Rural Development stands ready to provide the solutions you need through its newest one-day, instructor-led training courses to be presented by Your Center of Learning, The Center’s workforce- and career-training program.

The latest scheduled training courses to be delivered by The Center include the following:

  • Excel I (Oct. 20) – Participants will learn how to use Microsoft Office Excel to manage, edit, and print data.
  • Excel II (Nov. 3) – In this course, participants will use Microsoft Office Excel 2003 to streamline and enhance spreadsheets with templates, charts, graphics, and formulas.
  • Intro to Personal Computers (WIN XP) (Nov. 10) – This course will help participants to identify system components, use input and output devices, manage files, use e-mail, and learn to browse the Web with Internet Explorer.
  • Quickbooks 2008 (Nov. 17) – Participants will learn the fundamentals of using Quickbooks 2008 to track the finances of a small business, how to set up a new company, manage bank account transactions, maintain customer and vendor information, generate reports, create invoices and credit memos, set up budgets, and learn about backup data/protection.


All courses will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in one of the meeting rooms at The Center, located at 2292 South U.S. 27 (at Traffic Light No. 15) in Somerset. The cost of each course is $149 per person unless noted otherwise.

For additional information on Your Center of Learning and these one-day training courses, contact Jessica Melton or Robyn Phillips at The Center for Rural Development at 606-677-6000 or call toll free at 1-888-248-9438. Both can be reached via e-mail.