Microsoft Office Workshops
To see the schedule for open Microsoft Workshops
or to register, visit Merced College Community Services:
if you are an organization that would like to provide
these classes for your employees, contact the WpLRC
staff at 209-386-6733 for more information.
Introduction: Knowing how to write reports
and letters using Microsoft Word 2013 is a basic skill
needed in nearly any job. This powerful word-processing
program lets you professionally type, edit, format,
spell check, and print documents. In this course, you’ll
master all the basics of Microsoft Word.
Intermediate: Go beyond the basics of
desktop publishing with Microsoft Word 2013. In this
course, you’ll learn how to automate Word 2013
to help you write more while typing less. You’ll
also learn different ways to format text; how to add
graphics to create signs, newsletters, or greeting cards;
and how to generate documents with indexes and tables
Beginner/Intermediate: This is an introductory
hands-on nine hour course where the participants will
learn the basic operations of Microsoft Excel. This
course will show how to use various functions of Excel
to create tables to increase the productivity. It will
also show how to unlock the potential of their data,
by using formulas across a grid of cells.
Intermediate/Advanced: In this hands-on
workshop series, you will learn how to create informative
data representation using advanced functions of Excel
such as VLOOKUP, INDEX, and MATCH. The use and advantage
of Excel’s “Pivot Table: will be discussed
and practiced in details. The users will also learn
how to create and use Macros to become efficient in
Introduction: This course is for a novice
or an intermediate database user. In this 3-day practical
and project-oriented workshop series, you will learn
how to use Microsoft Access 2013 to create and customize
tables. You will have the opportunity to build relationships
between your tables to eliminate redundancies and slash
data entry time as well as discover how to achieve huge
reductions in data entry errors.
Take your data management to the next level!
Learn how to start automating routine tasks with labor-saving
macros. You will also receive tips and techniques for
optimizing your database, including ways to build crosstab
and summarize queries so you can access information
quickly and easily as well as outer table joins that
can make you queries more effective and reports using
conditional formatting to highlight key data points,
and explore Visual Basic, a powerful programming language
that allows you to automate simple and complex tasks.
MEDIA PLANNING FOR YOUR BUSINESS
YOUR BUSINESS INTO THE NEW MILLENNIUM!
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY – Understand
the role of social media on the web and determine a
strategy for a media plan.
FACEBOOK – Understanding Pages
/ Creating, Maintaining, and Promoting Pages / Tracking
Promotional Efforts / Applications for Your Business
/ Being Mobile with Facebook / Social Ads.
TWITTER – Setting an account
/ Ways to use your account / Combining your account
LINKED IN – LinkedIn is the largest
professional network that now allows for company profiles
as well as personal profiles. It is distinct in that
it is 100% business focused. Learn to utilize this tool
and make connections via company, industry, group and
YOUTUBE – Why Use YouTube / How
BLOGGING – Why Blog / What to
Use / Integrating Blogging with Social Media. WordPress
– WordPress is the leading web/blogging software
in business. It can be utilized to set up blogs or traditional
websites to post commentary, thoughts, ideas, photos,
audio, video, etc. It is a free open source software,
extremely flexible and has all the popular plug-ins.
MY BUSINESS IMPLEMENTATION PLAN –
Determine a schedule of social media activities as part
of the media plan.
see schedule or register for this workshop, visit Merced
College Community Services: http://mercedcommunityservices.com
A Social Media Strategist
DAY 1: Strategic Planning
Create a social media strategic plan that directly relates
to the company’s goals. The plan will include
a segmentation, targeting, and positioning (STP) analysis,
preparation of specific, measureable, attainable, relevant,
and time-based (SMART) goals for both internal and external
purposes as well as itemized key performance indicators
DAY 2: Compliance, Governance, Research &
Create company policies that include: social media use,
employee compliance, administrative procedures for governance,
communication, and reporting. Utilize keyword analysis
and appropriate analytics tools and recognize how to
optimize KPI and action appropriately.
DAY 3: Social Media Marketing
Generate a market map and social media marketing plan
for valuable and innovative
content that relates to company culture.
DAY 4 & 5: Project & Community Management
Develop a content management plan that includes monitoring,
maintaining, and analyzing social media as well as develop
a request for proposal.
*The course is approved by the National Institute for
Social Media. The NISM Certified Social Media Examination
is available through Merced College Community Services
– examination eligibility requirements are 64
academic units OR a minimum of 2 years business experience
related to social media.
For more Information call:
Lodging Information Is Available Online
College registration is required and will be taken the first
day of class.
All Merced classes take place at the
Merced College Business Resource Center
630 W. 19th Street
Merced, CA 95340
Los Banos classes take place at the
22240 Highway 152
Los Banos, CA 93635
Register in our Open Classes:
or register online:
Call Terry Plett 209-386-6735
to find out information about training for any Microsoft Office
or other computer program trainings.