Published DateLACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering a four week Microsoft Office Basics: Word, Excel and PowerPoint computer class beginning on Tuesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 14. The class will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Laconia High School noted Mrs. Peggy Selig, Program Director.
This course will allow those individuals who are only slightly familiar with Microsoft Programs to get a leg up and learn all the tips and tricks that make each program easier to use as well as more efficient. This class is designed for people who already work with these programs, but don't feel thoroughly knowledgeable or who want to learn some new tricks.
Students will learn about formulas and pivot tables in Excel, how to create spreadsheets and how to add charts and diagrams in PowerPoint and some additional tips for Word. The class content is flexible, and will be based in some part on student needs. Students will need to bring a flash drive to class to save their personal files.
Along with learning how to navigate through these Microsoft programs the class will be teaching beginner skills in each application that will allow people to easily create and format letters in Word, apply the spreadsheet capabilities of Excel to everyday use and help to create a PowerPoint presentation for work or as a personal digital scrapbook.
To enroll in the class or for more information, call the Laconia Adult Education Office at 524-5712.