Here is a list of Workplace Education Programs Coming and Running

The programs will be offered virtually in an online classroom setting this Winter in order to comply with the social distancing recommendations. Therefore, the programs must be taken on a computer, laptop, or tablet; phones will not be an acceptable device. Participants must have an Internet connection, hardwired preferred to wi-fi, high speed (no dial-up). Headset or earbuds must be used, and the participants must have a webcam, if no camera on their laptop; video participation is a requirement, to ensure the connection to the instructor and other participants. A quiet place to focus is required, free from distractions. These details will be part of the INA process.

East Hants & District Chamber of Commerce Winter Program Offering

Google Workplace for Business

Mondays 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM starting January 25, 2021

  • Understanding the Google Cloud
  • Understanding online security when using G Suite
  • Understanding Gmail
  • Understanding Google Calendar and Contacts
  • Understanding Google Forms
  • Understanding Google Keep
  • Understanding Google Docs
  • Understanding Google Sheets
  • Understanding Google Slides

This program is designed to help beginners work remotely with Google Workspace. You will explore how Google Workspace Suite apps work seamlessly together. You will learn how to adjust Google Workplace Suite settings for maximum effectiveness and productivity.

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East Hants & District Chamber of Commerce Winter Program Offering

Microsoft Excel Level 2

Fridays 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM starting January 29, 2021, for 11 weeks

  • Advanced charting
  • Functions[FX] and customizations
  • IF statements – Basic and complex
  • Sorting, filtering & manipulating data
  • Working with simple databases
  • and more

This program is designed to help you build on your Microsoft Excel Level 1 skills. After a quick review of shortcuts and worksheets, participants will use data consolidation to combine data from various worksheets, create “what if” scenarios, and find optimal solutions using Excel’s Solver. You will also learn how to find, repair and edit broken links and when to create linked workbooks and worksheets. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 1.

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CBDC-NOBL Winter Program Offering

Technology Strategies for Working Remotely – Enrolment Closed

Wednesdays 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM starting January 13, 2021, 11 weeks

  • Explore desktop/laptop, tablet, and phone operation
  • Security strategies for working remotely
  • Exploring the Screen, Standard Toolbars and Ribbon Tool
  • Templates, Editing Tools, Copy and Paste Option
  • Simple Formulas, Functions and basic spreadsheet operation
  • Formatting files on-and-offline
  • Date, Accounting, Numbers, Currency, Percentages
  • Printing and sharing files remotely
  • Single sheet, a portion of the sheet, all sheets, fit to page, Page break Preview, Lock Headings at the top of printouts on multiple sheets
  • Setting up, navigating, sending and receiving messages
  • Inserting tables, graphics, and images to emails in Outlook email
  • Using Folders and Rules for better email organization
  • Working with calendars
  • Working with documents, navigating, editing text and formatting
  • Setting up, navigating, and storing files in Windows Explorer and OneDrive
  • Using OneNote for notes and organizing ideas
  • Using Microsoft To Do to stay organized and complete tasks

This program is designed to help beginners work remotely. You will explore the basic operations of your device(s) and learn security strategies for working from home. You will be introduced to templates, editing tools, and more.

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CBDC-NOBL Winter Program Offering

Social Media Level 1 – Enrolment Closed

Wednesdays 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM starting January 13, 2021, 11 weeks

  • Working with Facebook, Graph Search and Apps
  •  Working with Twitter to create visibility
  •  Google Keyword Planner and Search
  •  Hootsuite and how to effectively schedule posts
  •  Instagram
  •  Working with Video
  •  Content Creation Fundamentals
  •  Effective Time Management
  •  LinkedIn
  •  Internet Security Basics (how to keep hackers out)
  •  Images, Canva, and more!

Ever wish there was a social media program that went beyond the basics? One that teaches business owners how to use social media that embraces business 101 strategies? The 40-hour workplace education program, Social Media Level I helps business owners get beyond the basic Facebook usage and start exploring Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and such in a way that makes business “cents”. Learn how to make social media work for your business. This is also an excellent updating of skills if you have taken a social media program in the past.

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Spryfield Business Commission Winter Program Offering

WordPress Level 1 – Enrolment Closed

Tuesdays 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM starting January 12, 2021, 11 weeks

  • Identify risks to their website through their devices and plan to avoid making them
  • Pick web domains for their business
  • Pick a web host
  • How to set up and domain and a web hosting package
  • How to set up a WordPress site
  • How to use Backupbuddy to backup and restore a website from that backup
  • How to navigate through their own host cPanel system
  • How to set up their own email addresses and deploy them
  • How to create a WordPress Page and a Post
  • How to install a WordPress menu
  • How to use the Gutenberg Editor
  • How to work with images in WordPress
  • How to begin to SEO the website for Google
  • How to install and use Google Analytics
  • And much more

This program is designed to help beginners learn how to build a website with WordPress. Work will be required outside of class to complete the website.

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Spryfield Business Commission Winter Program Offering

Social Media Level 1

Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM starting January 12, 2021, 11 weeks

  • Working with Facebook, Graph Search and Apps
  •  Working with Twitter to create visibility
  •  Google Keyword Planner and Search
  •  Hootsuite and how to effectively schedule posts
  •  Instagram
  •  Working with Video
  •  Content Creation Fundamentals
  •  Effective Time Management
  •  LinkedIn
  •  Internet Security Basics (how to keep hackers out)
  •  Images, Canva, and more!

Ever wish there was a social media program that went beyond the basics? One that teaches business owners how to use social media that embraces business 101 strategies? The 40-hour workplace education program, Social Media Level I helps business owners get beyond the basic Facebook usage and start exploring Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and such in a way that makes business “cents”. Learn how to make social media work for your business. This is also an excellent updating of skills if you have taken a social media program in the past.

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