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Georgian Court welcomes students for Fall 2020 classes–read highlights of our plans and download the app, which must be completed daily before coming to campus. Always check GCU e-mails and https://georgian.edu/health-services/coronavirus/ for the most up-to-date information.

Technology

Whether you are looking to enter the workforce for the first time or upgrade your skillset for career advancement, we have programs for you.

Click on the course titles below to view schedule and information.

Being able to work with Microsoft Office programs is a must in today’s workplace. In this course, you’ll be introduced to the Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications and learn the basic essentials of using each.

September 1–October 27 (8 sessions)
Tu 6:00–9:00 PM
Tuition: $338
Location: TBD
Instructor: Valerie Marsden-Gray

Due to the extenuating circumstances of COVID-19, this offering will convert to a 100% online class if needed.

This course provides you with foundational knowledge and skills for Excel, which can be built upon to become an expert in data manipulation. Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll be able to create and develop Excel worksheets and workbooks in order to work with and analyze the data that is critical to the success of your
organization.

November 10–19 (4 sessions)
Tu/Th 6:00–9:00 PM
Tuition: $182
Location: TBD
Instructor: Valerie Marsden-Gray

Due to the extenuating circumstances of COVID-19, this offering will convert to a 100% online class if needed.

Prerequisite: Completion of Microsoft Excel 2016 Level I or equivalent knowledge.

This course builds on the foundational knowledge presented in Microsoft Excel 2016 Level I and starts you on the path to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that can help deepen your understanding of organizational intelligence. The ability to analyze massive amounts of data, extract actionable information, and present that information to decision makers is at the foundation of successful organizations competing at a high level. Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll be able to leverage the power of data analysis and presentation in order to make informed, intelligent organizational decisions.

This course maps to the objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist and Expert exams for Excel 2016.

December 1–10 (4 sessions)
Tu/Th 6:00–9:00 pm
Tuition: $182
Location: TBD
Instructor: Valerie Marsden-Gray

Due to the extenuating circumstances of COVID-19, this offering will convert to a 100% online class if needed.

By learning how to use the vast array of features and functionality of PowerPoint 2016, you will gain the skills to organize and enhance content with the implementation of high-impact visuals that deliver your message with a punch through engaging, dynamic multimedia presentations.

This course can be used to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

September 10–October 1 (4 sessions)
Th 6:00–9:00 pm
Tuition: $182
Location: TBD
Instructor: Valerie Marsden-Gray

Due to the extenuating circumstances of COVID-19, this offering will convert to a 100% online class if needed.

WordPress is the content management system of choice for anyone interested in having a website or blog. WordPress is not only free to use but is also SEO and search engine friendly. This versatile and powerful content management system allows you to easily publish content including multimedia, from almost anywhere without any extensive technical knowledge. This is an ideal course for small business owners, clubs, and groups. You’ll learn how to create a basic website on your own, rather than paying companies hundreds per year to do it for you. This course covers choosing a domain, selecting a suitable theme, creating and editing pages, and uploading photos.

September 16–October 7 (4 sessions)
W 6:00–9:00 pm
Tuition: $175
Location: TBD
Instructor: Valerie Marsden-Gray

How to Register

  • Online
  • Via Phone at 732-987-2255
  • In Person at Lake House, 555 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701
  • Mail to: Center for Professional Studies,
    900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Registrations will close 48 hours prior to the course start date. No late registrations will be accepted.

Payment Options

The university accepts cash, checks, money orders, and cashier’s checks. Checks must be made out to Georgian Court University.

Cash: Cash is accepted in person only at Lake House, 555 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Checks: Checks should be made payable to Georgian Court University and include your name and student ID (if available). A $55 fee will apply for all returned checks.

Online: Payments by electronic check and debit/credit card are done online through Self- Service. All debit/credit card payments will be charged a convenience fee of 2.75%. There is no fee for an electronic check. We do not accept debit/credit card payments on site.

Employer Sponsorship: Employers may send us a purchase order or voucher stating their intent to pay for the student’s course along with a completed Employer Sponsorship form, which is available online at georgian.edu/cps or in this book.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations: The Center for Professional Studies at GCU reserves the right to cancel, reschedule, or combine program events that are below the minimum participant requirement. Should a cancellation occur, staff will contact the participant about the cancellation or about any alternative program event(s). You may elect to transfer your registration to a combined or alternate program. If you are unavailable to attend the alternate program or the program is cancelled, all tuition and fees will be refunded via check.

Refunds: Refund and withdrawal requests must be received 10 or more days before the beginning of a class to receive a 100% refund. With less notice, no refund will be provided. Please note that some courses do incur a nonrefundable registration fee as noted in the course details.

Inclement Weather and Emergency Closings

Please check georgian.edu, official Georgian Court social media channels, or local news sources to check for cancellations due to inclement weather. Cancelled classes are made up by adding on an additional session after the last scheduled class, based on instructor and classroom availability.

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