Skills for Office Administration Classes

These classes will help you prepare for most task involved in administering a workplace or business.  It includes both software training as well as important 'soft skills'. 


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Category: Communication Skills & Tools

Grow Your Business by Creating Videos

October 21, 2020 1:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Jill Schoenhofer

Wanted to create videos and did not know where to start? During this interactive course, you will learn an easy, 8 step process of shooting your business videos.

Networking: Getting Comfortable with Making New Contacts

October 27, 2020 9:30 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour

Instructor: Michele Bush

Networking can be intimidating, especially for those who consider themselves introverts or think its only necessary if you are in Sales. This 1 hour session will having you thinking differently.

The Power of the Press Release

October 28, 2020 10:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour

Instructor: Peter Haggert

The press release is alive and well and should be part of your communication strategy. It remains an invaluable tool to reach journalists, new audiences and can play a significant communication role inside your company as well.

Affirmations - Module 1

October 28, 2020 11:30 AM
Timezone: America/Halifax
Duration: 30 minutes

Instructor: Nadine Dookie Khemlall

One secret key to powerful, and successful communication is the tool of AFFIRMATIONS.

Affirmations - Module 2

October 29, 2020 11:30 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 30 minutes

Instructor: Nadine Dookie Khemlall

This Module is Part II. Continuing the practice of reframing key words.

Motivating For Results

November 11, 2020 9:30 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour

Instructor: Nadine Dookie Khemlall

Motivation is a force that energizes, activates and directs action. It is at the root of impulses that set out to optimize well-being, steer away from pain and head forward to comfort and pleasure.
Category: Microsoft Applications

Using Tabs Effectively in Microsoft Word

October 22, 2020 11:30 AM
Timezone: America/Edmonton
Duration: 1 hour

Instructor: Mark Campbell

Learn how to easily insert and position tab markers on the ruler and work with hidden tab characters. Using tabs helps keep your document looking consistent and professional even after you add, remove or modify text.

Create a Table of Contents that Updates in Microsoft Word

October 22, 2020 2:30 PM
Timezone: America/Edmonton
Duration: 1 hour

Instructor: Mark Campbell

Learn how to create a time saving Table of Contents that not only updates but links to changed headings in your document after your edits.

PivotTables Made Easy

October 23, 2020 2:30 PM
Timezone: America/Edmonton
Duration: 1 hour

Instructor: Mark Campbell

This 60 minute course is the perfect introduction to Pivot Tables if you have no idea how to use them.

Excel Vlookup and Data Validation

October 23, 2020 11:30 AM
Timezone: America/Edmonton
Duration: 1 hour

Instructor: Mark Campbell

Learn how to use Vlookup and other techniques to pull information from one list to populate another list. Do critical tasks in a fraction of the time while ensuring that your data is reliable.

Excel Data Management

October 26, 2020 2:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will explore the many tools and features that help users to manage list data of various types including learning how to sort, filter and manage database information.

Excel PivotTables & PivotCharts

October 26, 2020 4:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn how to create powerful data management PivotTables and PivotCharts to analiyze large datasets and present them in a compelling way either in Excel or in PowerPoint

Excel Advanced Worksheet Skills

October 30, 2020 11:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn how to create complex worksheets and workbooks that use more sophisticated forecasting tools as well as working with auditing features to improve data quality and integrity.

Excel Worksheet Organization & Protection

October 30, 2020 9:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn how to build more complex workbooks that include range names and outlines as well as protect data in the sheet, workbook and file.

Microsoft Teams FUNdamentals

November 2, 2020 9:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

This course provides an overview of the collaboration features of Microsoft Teams. Users will explore techniques for communicating in the Teams environment. We’ll cover how to navigate Teams channels and post information to a channel

Outlook Power User Skills

November 3, 2020 2:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn advanced Outlook mailbox techniques that will streamline the flow of information in Outlook.

OneNote for Power Users

November 3, 2020 4:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn advanced OneNote skills to leverage powerful features in this application

Microsoft Teams Advanced Collaboration for Power Users

November 9, 2020 2:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

This course provides a deeper exploration of the powerful collaboration features of Microsoft 365. Users will learn techniques for effective collaboration. This includes how to upload and manage files and share with other users. We’ll also explore how to use Teams co-author documents in real time.

Word Styles & Numbering

November 9, 2020 4:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn tiime-saving techniques for improving the professional look and feel of documents and prepare them for distribution to a wide audience.

Project Creating a Project Plan

November 13, 2020 11:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will build on their fundamental skills creating their first project plan to enter data on a timeline to track project goals.

Microsoft Teams Advanced Collaboration for Power Users

November 20, 2020 11:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

This course provides a deeper exploration of the powerful collaboration features of Microsoft 365. Users will learn techniques for effective collaboration. This includes how to upload and manage files and share with other users. We’ll also explore how to use Teams co-author documents in real time.

Microsoft Teams FUNdamentals

November 20, 2020 9:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

This course provides an overview of the collaboration features of Microsoft Teams. Users will explore techniques for communicating in the Teams environment. We’ll cover how to navigate Teams channels and post information to a channel

Outlook Email Management

November 23, 2020 4:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn the basics of managing email including creating, replying to, moving, deleting messages.

OneNote FUNdamentals

November 26, 2020 9:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

OneNote FUNdamentals In this course, participants will learn essential skills for creating and managing OneNote Noteboosk to store any type of information and make it accessible for ongoing use.

Outlook Calendar Management

November 26, 2020 11:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn all the essentials of effectively managing the Outlook Calendar feature including creating and modifying appointments and meetings.

Excel FUNdamentals

December 1, 2020 9:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will begin developing essential skills working in spreadsheet application that has become the standard globally.

Excel Formulas and Functions Level 1

December 1, 2020 11:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn important techniques to ensure quality in calculations and avoid common errors in formula entry.

Excel Formulas and Functions Level 2

December 3, 2020 2:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn critical techniques to build on the Level 1 course and ensure that more complex calculations are entered correctly.

Excel Worksheet Organization & Protection

December 3, 2020 4:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn how to build more complex workbooks that include range names and outlines as well as protect data in the sheet, workbook and file.

OneNote for Power Users

December 8, 2020 2:00 PM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn advanced OneNote skills to leverage powerful features in this application

Excel Data Management

December 11, 2020 9:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will explore the many tools and features that help users to manage list data of various types including learning how to sort, filter and manage database information.

Excel PivotTables & PivotCharts

December 11, 2020 11:00 AM
Timezone: America/Toronto
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Instructor: Joyelle Jolie

In this course, participants will learn how to create powerful data management PivotTables and PivotCharts to analiyze large datasets and present them in a compelling way either in Excel or in PowerPoint