Top Courses at AcademyX

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  • Excel Intro

    In this beginner Excel course, students will get started working in Excel and building foundational skills. This course covers spreadsheet navigation, text functions, formulas, formatting, charting, and more. Participants will walk away with the ability to perform basic workplace tasks using Excel.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $295
    • 6 Hours
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    • Beginner
  • Excel Intermediate

    In this intermediate Excel course, participants will build off basic concepts of Excel to perform more advanced data analysis. This course covers tables, summarizing data, PivotTables, advanced charting, and more. This intermediate course builds off basic Excel skills, including cell references, formulas, and beginner functions.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $295
    • 6 Hours
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    • Intermediate
  • Excel Lookups, Functions and Macros

    This advanced Excel course is designed for intermediate users to learn advanced Excel functions, lookups, and macros. This course covers lookup functions, advanced Pivots, Analysis Toolpak, macros, and more. Participants will learn to use advanced Excel techniques to solve real-world problems with data analysis.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $350
    • 6 Hours
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    • Advanced
  • Excel VBA

    This Excel VBA course is designed to teach experienced Excel users how to take their Excel skills to the next level with VBA programming. Participants will learn to create automated reports, perform complex calculations, and more using VBA. Topics include VBA basics, programming fundamentals, control flow, dialogue boxes, and debugging code.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $695
    • 12 Hours
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    • Advanced
  • Outlook Intro Training

    This beginner-level class teaches students how to use essential Microsoft Outlook functions. Initially, students learn some Microsoft Office basics, such as launching the application, using toolbars, customizing the look, and obtaining help. Advanced topics include email sending and receiving, scheduling meetings with multiple attendees, integrating Outlook’s contact list into other functions, and taking electronic notes. This course is open to beginners in Outlook and requires basic computer skills.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $295
    • 6 Hours
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    • Beginner
  • Outlook Intermediate

    This intermediate Microsoft Outlook course goes beyond basic emailing, calendaring, and other functions. Students master operations such as using folders to organize documents, creating rules to manage emails, customizing their messages and notes, and collaborating with colleagues online. Students should already be familiar with Microsoft Outlook’s basic operation, as well as basic MS Windows platforms.This six-hour course is available online and at five different live locations.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $295
    • 6 Hours
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    • Intermediate
  • PowerPoint Introduction

    Educators, marketers, salespeople, and anyone else who must make compelling presentations to any sized audience could benefit from this introductory PowerPoint course. This upgraded class covers basic PowerPoint theories and operations, as well as some new program upgrades. After they complete this six-hour class, students should be able to create professional-grade slide presentations, use different slide formats, add powerful graphics, create tables, and add polish to their personal presentations. This course is open to PowerPoint beginners who have basic computer skills.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $295
    • 6 Hours
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    • Beginner
  • PowerPoint Intermediate

    This PowerPoint intermediate class allows students to take their PowerPoint preparation and presentation skills to the next level. Core concepts include creating a theme, with backgrounds and other effects, which enhance the presentation. Students will also learn basic animation techniques, such as transition triggers and animation painters, and how to pull data from other sources into their PowerPoint presentations. Students also learn how to effectively deliver advanced presentations. That includes things like web publishing and advanced online collaboration. Course requirements include completion of a beginner PowerPoint course and solid understanding of MS Windows functions.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $295
    • 6 Hours
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    • Intermediate
  • PowerPoint Advanced

    Students who complete this advanced six-hour PowerPoint class will be able to create presentations which truly enhance their listeners’ lives. Mastery of the SlideMaster function helps users create professional-grade presentations. Students also learn how to embed hyperlinks, video, and audio into individual slides. Advanced animation brings slides to life, and advanced collaboration allows input from almost unlimited sources. This course also focuses on the nontechnical aspects of PowerPoint, so students become effective presenters. Students who have a solid understanding of MS Windows and have completed an intermediate PowerPoint course should do well in this class.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $295
    • 6 Hours
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    • Advanced
  • Word Intro Training

    Microsoft Word is still the standard when it comes to word processing. This beginner course gives students more than a solid foundation. Students learn some MS Word fundamentals, so they spend more time composing documents and less time scrolling through menus. Other skills taught include management of the updated selection and navigation functions, advanced editing that includes special characters and time/date stamping, and easy paragraph formatting/page layout techniques. Inserting graphics and tables, another area covered in this course, helps writers emphasize key points. Finally, this six-hour course teaches students how to effectively proofread and edit their documents.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $295
    • 6 Hours
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    • Beginner
  • Word Intermediate Class

    Expand your MS Word skill set with this intermediate course. Students learn how to take full advantage of some useful features. Working with styles and templates makes high-volume projects easier to manage. In-document functions, like tables, columns, and graphics, more visually appealing as well as informationally communicative. This course also teaches students how to work in groups indirectly and directly, with tools like mail merge and workgroup collaboration. Advanced formatting options, like headers, footers, and page breaks, help students put the finishing touches on their works. This intermediate course requires completion of a beginner course, a strong understanding of MS Windows, and a passion to use technology effectively.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $295
    • 6 Hours
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    • Intermediate
  • Word Advanced Course

    Students who complete this advanced, six-hour course will be able to tap into MS Word’s full potential. Overall, the course focuses on things like creating long documents, fillable forms, and collaborative changes. Long documents include items such as a table of contents and index, so students learn how to prepare them. Specifically-formatted charts are part of the creation process as well. Additionally, students will learn to create forms with text fill-ins, drop-down selections, checklists, and macros. Collaborative operations include free-form notes and drawings, as well as embedding simple or complex equations into the document. Class prerequisites include completion of an intermediate class or an equivalent level of hands-on experience.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $350
    • 6 Hours
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    • Advanced
  • SQL Server Bootcamp

    Your business runs on information, and this intensive 5-day SQL Server bootcamp helps you manage that information. Anyone with a basic understanding of databases and servers could benefit from this class. Students learn how to use basic SQL security protocols, so database users have added peace of mind. These protocols include assigning roles to individual users, restricting access, configuring SQL security permissions, encrypting data, and creating audit trails. Students also learn backup, restoration, and recovery techniques that protect data. Other topics in this course, such as automating functions, monitoring the data flow, and troubleshooting problems, bring everything together.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $2,975
    • 35 Hours
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    • Beginner
  • After Effects Fundamentals

    In this introductory After Effects course, participants will learn basic skills through intermediate over the span of two days. Students will come away with an understanding of how to create a project and import footage. Starting with using effects and presets, they will continue on to animating text and working with shape layers. Students will learn how to animate their own scenes, working with lighting, mattes, puppet tools, and more. For those seeking to learn the fundamentals and some higher-level techniques, this class will cover both.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $895
    • 12 Hours
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    • Beginner
  • Business Writing

    In this business writing course, participants will learn techniques to organize information and write persuasively in a business setting. Students will learn to error-proof their writing, write professional emails, communicate to the point, adjust to the audience, and write persuasively.

    Locations:
    • San Francisco
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sacramento
    • Los Angeles
    • $475
    • 6 Hours
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    • Beginner
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