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10 Tips to Master Adobe InDesign (WIT348-68)

$59

with Keith Conforti

Calendar Jul 26, 2021 at 4 pm

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media. Create beautiful graphic designs with typography from the world’s top foundries and imagery from Adobe Stock. Quickly share content and feedback in PDF. InDesign has everything you need to create and publish books, digital magazines, eBooks, posters, interactive PDFs, and more.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe InDesign CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you're new to InDesign, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe InDesign. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This class is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

 

Excel: Pivot Tables, Protected Sheets and Other Tips/Tricks (WIT345-68)

$59

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Aug 4, 2021 at 4 pm

Learn to use pivot tables to sort and organize data and build professional-looking reports containing large amounts of data in Microsoft Excel. This class will also cover the benefits of protected sheets and how to set up and use them properly. Finally, we will cover spreadsheet best practices including tips and tricks to help you stay organized, like format painter, text wrapping, auto filling cells, and more!

This program is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

MS Excel for Intermediate Users (WIT033-68)

$129

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Aug 11, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this course students will learn more advanced features of Excel, including charting, and discover how this powerful program can boost their productivity. Students will also learn how to use formulas and functions across multiple workbooks and worksheets, and create outlines and subtotals. This is a practical hands-on course where students will learn to create informative and eye-catching charts, as well as how to harness the power of Excel filtering techniques. 

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of the course. 

Accounting Fundamentals (WPG211-62)

$359

with Juanita Sweet

Calendar Sep 14, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9/14-10/21, 12 sessions
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Format: Virtual Live Streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.

This program will cover general ledger entries and the balance sheet, payroll and other deductions, end of year financial reports, and more! 

Who Should Attend? 

This is an ideal program for the small business owner or for anyone who is interested in learning more about the basics of performing accounting functions. 

About the Instructor:

Juanita Sweet is a firm believer in the value of a Community College and public education having received her associate degree from Leeward Community College in Hawaii and her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Hawaii. She continued to Boston University for her Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance. Juanita has been teaching in community colleges since 1983 in Hawaii and at Cape Cod Community College. She also was an instructor for H & R Block as well as a tax preparer. 

Juanita retired as a full professor from CCCC and now teaches online courses. For the past 5 years she has been the accountant/bookkeeper for a nonprofit, Hawaiian Islands Ministries, Inc., in Honolulu. She has spent her adult life moving back and forth between Cape Cod and Hawaii, living in one and vacationing in the other. In September Juanita is moving back to Cape Cod and will spend her vacations in Hawaii. 

 

10 Tips to Master Adobe InDesign Workshop (WIT348-62)

$59

with Keith Conforti

Calendar Sep 20, 2021 at 4 pm

Date: Monday 9/20/21, 1 session
Time: 4-5:30pm
Format: Remote/Live Streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media. Create beautiful graphic designs with typography from the world’s top foundries and imagery from Adobe Stock. Quickly share content and feedback in PDF. InDesign has everything you need to create and publish books, digital magazines, eBooks, posters, interactive PDFs, and more.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe InDesign CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you're new to InDesign, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe InDesign. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This class is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

Who Should Attend?

This program is for anyone interested in graphics or graphic design fundamentals. InDesign will help you create a wide range of digital and printed collateral, including letterhead, annual reports, posters, flyers, and more! 

About the Instructor:

Keith Conforti has been working as a visual designer for over 25 years. He currently owns and operates a creative studio specializing in outsource support in branding, communications, photography, print advertising, direct mail, collateral, web design, trade shows, public events and retail packaging.

 

Introduction to Podcasting (WIT335-62)

$229

with Stephanie Viva

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9/21/21-10/14/21, 8 sessions
Time: 7-8:30pm
Format: Remote via Zoom

Course Description:

Join us for Introduction to Podcasting with Stephanie Viva! Beginning a podcast isn’t hard if you have the steps to guide you. Get started on the right path to success and find your voice as a podcaster with Stephanie Viva, voted Cape Cod's Best Radio Personality in 2020! 

This class focuses on the basic skills needed to produce podcasts or any audio pieces, including choosing a topic and name, show and episode format, cover art creation, intro and outro music, equipment selection and basic use, audio recording and editing, and submission to various podcasting outlets, including tips for promoting your podcast! 

You need no prior experience.  All you need is curiosity about the podcasting process and a willingness to have fun while you’re learning.

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the first session. 

Who Should Attend?

This is a great program for anyone looking to start their own podcast, including business owners interested in learning a new marketing platform. Podcasts are an excellent way to engage with your audience and promote your message. 

Digital Marketing: Planning is Everything (WPG565-62)

$59

with Deb Goeschel

Calendar Sep 23, 2021 at 10 am

Date: Thursday 9/23/21, 1 session
Time: 10-11:30am
Format: Remote/Live Stream via Zoom

Course Description:

Learn how to create and use an Editorial/Content Calendar to move from chaos to strategy … and save time and reduce stress while successfully executing your digital marketing plan. This class will cover the basics of how to create and schedule compelling creative content using a variety of digital marketing platforms. 

Who Should Attend?

This is an ideal class for anyone working in marketing or sales, and/or those who want to promote themself or their business online. 

About the Instructor:

With 20 years of marketing and communication experience behind her and an extensive creative background — writing, editing, acting, photography, yoga, and graphic and web design — Deb Goeschel brings a unique and intuitive perspective to brand messaging, marketing strategy, and content creation. As Owner & Creative Director of Message Artist, a branding and marketing communications agency, Deb serves small and mid-sized businesses, nonprofits, and business and self-help authors to provide stellar branding, compelling content, and effective marketing solutions.

QuickBooks for the Workplace: Desktop Version (WIT007-62)

$199

with Sue Martin

Calendar Oct 6, 2021 at 9 am

Date: Wednesday, 10/6/2021
Time: 9-3pm, with a :30 minute lunch break
Format: In person
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis

Course Description:

Learn how QuickBooks can help you track your accounts, receipts, statements, payables, inventory, and receivables. QuickBooks is designed for small to mid-sized businesses that want to use effective software with a traditional approach to accounting.

This program focuses on the desktop version of QuickBooks. We also offer the QuickBooks Online program

Who Should Attend?

This program is for anyone who performs bookkeeping or financial record keeping.  

About the Instructor:

Susan Martin is the founder and President of Pay Cape Cod & Quickbooks On The Cape.  With over 30 years of experience in small business ownership, she understands the importance of quality service and listening to her customers’ needs.

Sue has an extensive background in Quickbooks/Payroll training, installation and processing.

Sue is a past president of the Rotary Club of Hyannis, current Treasurer of Eventide Arts, Inc. and also involved with various other community organizations.

She currently lives in Dennis with her husband Jack.  They have three grown children and four grandchildren.





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