Microsoft Office – Word (Online Only)

Microsoft Word Introduction
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Learn to create a variety of professional business documents using Microsoft Word. Learn to add and edit text and to format fonts, paragraphs and pages. Other skills include setting custom tabs and indents, and creating bulleted and numbered lists. Learn to manage page layout by adding headers, footers and automatic page numbering.

Fri – 2/14
Fri – 5/1
Fri – 7/10
Fri – 9/18
Fri- 11/6

Microsoft Word Intermediate
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Prerequisite: Word Intro. Learn to use and create tables, templates, building blocks, Quick Parts, sections, advanced headers and footers, columns, graphics and use drawing tools.

Fri – 1/31
Fri – 4/10
Thu – 6/18
Fri – 7/24
Fri – 10/2
Mon – 11/30

Microsoft Word Advanced
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Prerequisite: Word Intermed. Learn advanced formatting techniques, document protection, change tracking, versions, macros, mail merge, tables of contents, indexes, and forms.

Mon – 2/24
Fri – 4/24
Mon – 8/24
Mon – 10/26
Fri – 12/11

Microsoft Office – Excel (Online Only)

Microsoft Excel Introduction
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Learn to set up new spreadsheets, create formulas, use mathematical functions, use AutoSum and Auto-Fill, format cells for value, date, text, manage print settings, add headers and footers, and create graphs from spreadsheet data.

Fri – 1/10
Wed – 2/5
Wed – 3/4
Wed – 4/1
Mon – 5/4
Mon – 6/1
Wed – 7/1
Mon – 8/3
Mon – 9/14
Thu – 10/1
Tue – 11/3
Tue – 12/1

Microsoft Excel Intermediate
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Prerequisite: Intro to Excel. Topics include using Excel functions, creating custom templates, using styles, linking formulas, summarizing data, using 3-D references, using absolute references, protecting sheets, filtering, sorting, and hyperlinks.

Wed – 1/15
Thu – 2/13
Thu – 3/5
Thu – 4/9
Tue – 5/5
Thu – 6/4
Wed – 7/8
Mon – 8/10
Tue – 9/15
Wed – 10/7
Thu – 11/12
Mon – 12/7

Microsoft Excel Advanced
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel. Topics include the use of advanced Excel functions, advanced data analysis tools, data validation, conditional formatting, pivot tables, pivot charts, macros, and building interactive dashboards.

Thu-Fri – 1/23-1/24
Thu-Fri – 2/20-2/21
Mon-Tue – 3/23-3/24
Wed-Thu – 4/22-4/23
Mon-Tue – 5/25-5/26
Mon-Tue – 6/22-6/23
Wed-Thu – 7/22-7/23
Wed-Thu – 8/19-8/20
Wed-Thu – 9/23-9/24
Mon-Tue – 10/19-10/20
Mon-Tue – 11/16-11/17
Mon-Tue – 12/14-12/15

Visualizing Data with Microsoft Excel
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Prerequisite: Advanced Excel. Learn to build effective data models for successful dashboarding. Make use of pivot tables and use charts to show trends, bucket data, and display performance. Build user-controlled dashboards by using macros and slicers for interactivity.

Fri – 3/27
Mon – 6/29
Fri – 8/28
Fri – 11/13

Microsoft Office – PowerPoint (Online Only)

Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Learn to create business presentations, to use views, create text slides, insert and format images, create drawings, use Smart Art, create charts from number data, use themes, transitions, and timings.

Fri – 1/31
Mon – 2/24
Fri – 4/3
Fri – 5/8
Thu – 7/2
Fri – 8/7
Fri – 9/18
Thu – 10/15
Fri – 12/4

Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Prerequisite: PowerPoint Intro. Learn to work with slide masters to create custom templates, use sound, audio, and animations, and build interactive presentations, with links and action buttons.

Fri – 2/21
Wed – 4/8
Mon – 7/13
Fri – 8/14
Fri – 10/16
Thu – 11/12

Microsoft Office – Access (Online Only)

Microsoft Access Introduction
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Learn to create basic tables, forms, queries, and reports, to understand table relationships, data management, filtering, query, and report design, listing, grouping, and calculations.

Mon-Tue – 1/20-1/21
Wed-Thu – 3/11-3/12
Mon-Tue – 4/6-4/7
Wed-Thu – 5/6-5/7
Wed-Thu – 6/10-6/11
Thu-Fri – 8/6-8/7
Mon-Tue – 10/5-10/6
Wed-Thu – 11/4-11/5
Tue-Wed – 12/8-12/9

Microsoft Access Intermediate
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Prerequisite: Intro to Access. Learn the principals of effective database design, create forms, form controls, parameter queries, action queries, command buttons, and switchboard forms.

Thu-Fri – 2/6-2/7
Mon-Tue – 4/13-4/14
Mon-Tue – 5/11-5/12
Tue-Wed – 6/16-6/17
Mon-Tue – 7/6-7/7
Tue-Wed – 8/11-8/12
Thu-Fri – 10/8-10/9
Wed-Thu – 11/18-11/19

Microsoft Access Advanced
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Prerequisite: Intermediate Access. Learn to use joins, indexes, summary queries, crosstab queries, calculating controls, report controls, import, export, and link data, automate processes with macros.

Mon-Tue – 1/27-1/28
Mon-Tue – 3/16-3/17
Mon-Tue – 5/18-5/19
Mon-Tue – 6/22-6/23
Mon-Tue – 7/20-7/21
Mon-Tue – 9/21-9/22
Mon-Tue – 11/9-11/10

Microsoft Office – Project (Online Only)

Microsoft Project Essentials
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Learn to establish project parameters, create calendars, enter and link tasks, enter and assign resources and costs, set deadlines, set baselines, track progress and report on progress.

Tue-Wed – 1/7-1/8
Thu-Fri – 2/6-2/7
Mon-Tue – 3/9-3/10
Wed-Thu – 5/6-5/7
Tue-Wed – 6/2-6/3
Mon-Tue – 7/6-7/7
Tue-Wed – 8/4-8/5
Wed-Thu – 9/16-9/17
Mon-Tue – 10/5-10/6
Mon-Tue – 11/9-11/10
Wed-Thu – 12/2-12/3

Microsoft Project Advanced
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Prerequisite: Project Essentials. Learn to manage scheduling issues, resolve conflicts, establish a shared resource pool, report on earned value, customize views, filters, reports, and fields.

Wed-Thu – 1/29-1/30
Mon-Tue – 4/20-4/21
Thu-Fri – 6/25-6/26
Wed-Thu – 8/26-8/27
Wed-Thu – 10/21-10/22
Tue-Wed – 12/8-12/9

Microsoft Office – Outlook & OneNote (Online Only)

Microsoft Outlook Essentials
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Learn to use email, contacts, calendars, and tasks, to organize, categorize, flag, and attach Outlook items, plan meetings, create multiple calendars, and effectively use and assign tasks.

Fri – 1/17
Fri – 3/13
Fri – 5/1
Fri – 7/10
Fri – 9/25
Fri – 11/6

Microsoft OneNote Essentials
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Learn to create notebooks, sections, pages, text, image, audio, and video notes, organize, share, collaborate, research and integrate with Outlook.

Fri – 1/17
Fri – 2/14
Fri – 4/17
Fri – 6/19
Fri – 8/21
Fri – 9/25
Fri – 12/11

SharePoint/G Suite (Online Only)

Microsoft SharePoint Introduction
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $750

*This class covers SharePoint On-Premise. It does NOT cover SharePoint Online.

Learn to administer a SharePoint site as a site owner. Topics include creating pages, lists, libraries, calendars, and surveys, using apps and services, integrating with MS Office applications, managing document versions, and assigning user permissions.

Wed-Thu – 1/29-1/30
Mon-Tue – 4/6-4/7
Mon-Tue – 6/8-6/9
Tue-Wed – 8/4-8/5
Tue-Wed – 10/13-10/14
Wed-Thu – 11/4-11/5

Microsoft SharePoint Intermediate
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $750

*This class covers SharePoint On-Premise. It does NOT cover SharePoint Online.

Prerequisite: Intro to SharePoint. Learn to take advantage of SharePoint’s more advanced features by customizing site columns, managing content types, configuring web parts and document sets and using InfoPath forms to gather user input.

Wed-Thu – 4/15-4/16
Wed-Thu – 6/24-6/25
Mon-Tue – 8/17-8/18
Mon-Tue – 11/23-11/24

G Suite for Business
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Learn to use GMail for the workplace, create and manage calendars, master Google Drive, manage team sites and work with docs, sheets, and slides.
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Social Media Marketing (Online Only)

Constant Contact Essentials
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Learn to create an effective master email template using Constant Contact. Learn how to engage your contacts and increase your open rate and learn to grow your contact list.

Sat – 2/1
Sat – 5/9
Sat – 8/1
Sat – 11/14

Facebook for Business
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Learn to set up a successful Facebook page, to build and engage your community, to use ads and promoted posts, understand Insights data, and manage page permissions.

Sat – 1/25
Sat – 4/4
Sat – 7/4
Sat – 10/31

Adobe Creative Cloud (Online Only)

Adobe InDesign Introduction
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Learn to navigate the work area, create and modify text and graphic frames, import text and graphics, use master pages, thread text, define colors and swatches, use fills, strokes, and gradients, set text wrap, and package for a service provider.

Mon-Tue – 3/16-3/17
Mon-Tue – 5/11-5/12
Mon-Tue – 7/27-7/28
Mon-Tue – 11/16-11/17

Adobe Photoshop Introduction
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Learn to apply image adjustments, make photo corrections, balance light, contrast, saturation, and color, manipulate and edit layers, extract from images using selection tools, use layer effects, transparency, gradients, use type, and repair photos.

Wed-Thu – 3/18-3/19
Tue-Wed – 6/16-6/17
Wed-Thu – 9/23-9/24

Adobe Acrobat Essentials
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Convert various types of documents to PDF, modify PDF documents, add page numbers, bookmarks, links, security, advanced reviewing, and to create fill-in forms for electronic distribution.

Mon-Tue – 1/27-1/28
Mon-Tue – 3/30-3/31
Mon-Tue – 6/8-6/9
Mon-Tue – 8/24-8/25
Mon-Tue – 11/23-11/24

Scheduled at Your Request (Online Only)

The classes listed in this section are scheduled based on demand. We require a minimum of 4 students to schedule a class. To be added to the waiting list for the class of your choice, email your request to info@keepitsimple.net or call 410.535.1545.

Adobe InDesign Advanced
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Prerequisite: InDesign Intro. Learn advanced uses of master pages, styles, libraries, tables, data import techniques, advanced page techniques, create tables of contents, indexes, and use the InDesign book feature.

Adobe Photoshop Advanced
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Learn to create color patterns, overlays, layer comps, clipping masks, and Smart Objects. Students will learn how to create and edit vector paths, how to apply a variety of creative effects such as warp, liquefy, and vanishing point.

Adobe Illustrator Introduction
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Topics include using drawing tools to create objects, applying colors, strokes, and gradients, using layers, working with type and artistic text, using brushes and paint, creating type on a path, and preparing files for print and Web use.

Mastering Quickbooks
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Learn to manage your company finances, to create a chart of accounts, manage accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank, credit card, and equity accounts, work with payroll, and create financial reports.

Microsoft Visio Essentials
1 Day | 8:30am-4:30pm | $250

Learn to use Visio to create a variety of business diagrams such as organization charts, flow charts, process charts, timelines, maps and business forms by inserting, joining and formatting symbols and graphic objects.

Adobe Dreamweaver Introduction
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Topics include developing a site structure, creating pages, placing text, placing images, creating image maps, creating internal and external links, using anchors, using placeholders, creating tables, site management, and search engine optimization.

WordPress Introduction
2 Days | 8:30am-4:30pm | $499

Topics include using the WordPress dashboard, themes, text, links, images, menus and widgets, plug-ins, contact forms, site management, and search engine optimization.