Computers for Business

Portmarnock Community School Adult Education Department:

Do you use Excel, Word and PowerPoint on a day to day basis and would like to be more efficient using the applications.  Then this is the course for you.  The Computer Skills for Business 10 weeks will teach you the tips and tricks to use the applications efficiently in Business.

Excel : you will learn features that will assist you to create professional, manageable and workable Excel Books and sheets

Word: you will learn features that will assist you to create professional documents as well as manage layout of text and to produce presentable documents.

PowerPoint: you will learn how to prepare professional presentations to use for business sales as well as business meetings.

Excel for Business (3 Nights)

  • Plan your Excel requirement
  • Creating and formatting an Excel spreadsheet
  • Using Functions and Formulas
  • Working with Books and Sheets
  • Preview Sheet/Book
  • Preparing to Print
  • Navigating spreadsheet
  • Tips for efficient use of Excel
  • Preparing/Editing a Chart from data
  • Creating a template

Word for Business (3 Nights)

  • Plan your Word requirement
  • Creating Documents
  • Formatting Documents
  • Tabs
  • Indents
  • Line Spacing
  • Working with Tables
  • Selecting / Editing
  • Preview Document
  • Preparing to Print
  • Navigating Document
  • Page Breaks
  • Page Layout
  • Tips for efficient use of Word
  • Creating a template

PowerPoint for Business (3 Nights)

  • Plan your PowerPoint requirement
  • Creating Presentations
  • Inserting Slides
  • Inserting objects on slides
  • Slide Shows
  • Applying Animation
  • Applying Transitions
  • Custom Shows
  • Slide Notes
  • Printing Handouts
  • Sorting Slides
  • Working with Outline
  • Working with RTF
  • Master Slides
  • Tips for efficient use of PowerPoint
  • Creating a Template

Revision Computer Skills for Business (1 Night)

  • Excel  | Word | PowerPoint  individual projects to complete

About the Tutor: Ann Byrne