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Microsoft Outlook Level 1

NYIM Training @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Learn to maximize productivity with Outlook in this hands-on class. Speed up your workflow with rules and automation, manage calendars and to-do's, and more. This one-day class concentrates on how to use Outlook quickly and effectively for daily work tasks or to become an Official Microsoft Certified Outlook Specialist. By the end of this class, you will be able to reduce hours of repetitive work by setting up rules and search folders to automate...

Thursday Oct 5th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time


HTML Email Certificate

Noble Desktop @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Email marketing has been proven effective with a high return on investment (ROI). Learn to code emails that look good on mobile devices and desktops and make your messages shine. Learn email coding fundamentals and how to layout emails for desktop and mobile users, as well as create a newsletter format, in our HTML Email Certificate Program. Learn to Code Learn HTML and CSS coding fundamentals. Learn Email Best Practices Code emails that are...

Tuesday Oct 10th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)


4 sessions

Microsoft Outlook Level 2

NYIM Training @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Learn advanced techniques in Outlook including advanced searches, rules and automation, contact management, and more with hands-on Outlook training. In this course, you will configure mail accounts, perform advanced searches, control spam with filters, automate tasks with rules, and learn advanced calendar and contact management skills. This course builds upon the foundational knowledge presented in the Outlook Essentials course and will help you...

Friday Oct 6th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time


Python: Data Science & Machine Learning (High School)

NextGen Bootcamp @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Learn the most powerful and versatile programming language this summer. In this 2-week course, high school students will learn Python for data science and machine learning. Python is the leading language used by programmers today! It is the ideal language for beginners because it's both powerful and easy to learn. In the first half of this hands-on Python course, you will begin by learning the fundamentals of Python code and then transition into...

Thursday Jun 27th, 10am–1pm Eastern Time

 (15 sessions)


15 sessions

Java Programming Summer Program (High School)

NextGen Bootcamp @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Learn Java and get a head start on the AP Computer Science exam in this summer course for high school students. Students in this summer course learn Java, one of the most powerful and high-level programming languages in the world. In fact, Java is the language most emphasized by universities within their computer science major. This is a beginner course and is tailored for people who have little to no programming experience. Our instruction starts...

Monday Aug 5th, 10am–4pm Eastern Time

 (10 sessions)


10 sessions

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RES 101 - An Overview of DaVinci Resolve

Manhattan Edit Workshop @ 119 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011

DaVinci Resolve brings editing, color correction, audio post and visual effects together in the same software application. Our three-day overview of Resolve training course will teach you what you need to know to get started with this exciting program. You will learn how to edit video, create visual effects and motion graphics, color correct images and mix audio with DaVinci Resolve. This is the best course to take if you need to get up and running...

Monday Nov 6th, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

Introduction to Python Programming (Online)

Borough of Manhattan Community College @ BMCC Virtual Learning, New York, NY 00000

The Python programming language has a reputation for being easy to learn and very powerful. Its ease-of-use, power and run-time efficiency make Python a high ranking favored programming language in the software development community.  And so, Python developers are in demand! This course introduces the Python programming language through study and hands-on practice. You will learn Python’s syntax, and how to harness its power to build...

Friday Nov 17th, 7:30–10:30pm Eastern Time

 (16 sessions)


16 sessions

Final Cut Pro X: An Introduction to Final Cut Pro

Manhattan Edit Workshop @ 119 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011

This three day hands-on course teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface. Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. Start with basic video editing techniques and work all the way through final cut pro's powerful advanced features. Students work with dramatic real-world media to...

Monday Nov 20th, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

Tableau Level I

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Dive into data and create your first visualization in Tableau Level I. The course begins by exploring basic charts and calculations, which can be used to evaluate data. You’ll then look into views and how to filter, sort, and structure your data. By the end of the course, you’ll know how to publish and share your data online. Beginner Tableau Courses in NYC This seven-hour course provides an overview of Tableau’s essential features. You’ll...

Monday Oct 23rd, 10am–5pm Eastern Time


2D Drafting with AutoCAD (Level 1)

New York School of Interior Design @ 170 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021

Take advantage of the functionality and productivity found in AutoCAD. Learn the fundamentals of AutoCAD in this hands-on course and discover how to efficiently prepare 2D digital drawings. Specifically designed for interior designers and using the Microsoft operating system, this course will cover the basics of AutoCAD drawing software.  Topics include drawing commands, drawing set-up and edit, layers, dimensioning, and text. Save, save-as,...

Wednesday Oct 4th, 6–9pm Eastern Time

 (7 sessions)


7 sessions

Microsoft Excel Bootcamp

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Master all Excel has to offer in our three-day, 21-hour bootcamp. The only prerequisite for the course is basic computer skills. Learn calculations, tables, and basic hotkeys on Day 1. Dive into Pivot Tables, database functions, and advanced spreadsheet features in Day 2. Conclude by learning how to automate tasks with macros on Day 3 The bootcamp combines our beginner, intermediate, and advanced Excel courses into one affordable bundle. By enrolling...

Sunday Sep 24th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

Microsoft Word Level 1

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Are you a complete beginner to Microsoft Word? Word Level I is the perfect course for you. This seven-hour course provides an overview of Microsoft Word. Word Level I begins with an overview of the Microsoft Word interface, including the user interface and creating and saving documents. At the end of Word Level I, you'll be able to publish reports in a variety of formats. In this course, you'll learn how to add the most common components to your...

Wednesday Oct 18th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time


Tableau Bootcamp

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Create beautiful dashboards and data visualizations in our Tableau Bootcamp. On Day 1, learn about the field of data visualization, connect to datasets, explore your data to create visualizations, and finally tell stories with data and share the final product with your team. Construct maps, advanced charts, and dynamic dashboard controls for your visualizations on Day 2. Top-Rated Tableau Classes in New York City If you want to master Tableau...

Monday Oct 23rd, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)


2 sessions

Microsoft Powerpoint Bootcamp

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Go from rookie to pro in just 14 hours in our two-day Microsoft PowerPoint bootcamp in NYC. Get comfortable with the basics of PowerPoint from the user interface to adding text and visuals in Day 1. On Day 2, get first-hand experience with creating slide masters, importing multimedia content, and recording presentations.  PowerPoint Courses in NYC The 14-hour Microsoft PowerPoint Bootcamp is a two-day intensive for aspiring PowerPoint pros....

Tuesday Nov 14th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)


2 sessions

Microsoft Access Bootcamp

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016 & Virtually Online

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Access 2016 quickly in this two-day, 14-hour bootcamp. You'll learn everything you need to create databases, tables, queries, reports, and so much more! This bootcamp includes Microsoft Access Level I and Microsoft Access Level II. Are you tired of spending hours organizing worksheets and workbooks in Excel? If so, this bootcamp is for you! Microsoft designed Access to manage massive datasets, generate reports,...

Wednesday Nov 29th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)


2 sessions

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Discover the Best Computer Basics Classes in NYC

Computer basics have come a long way from the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator and large systems that once filled an entire room. At their inception hundreds of years ago, computers were meant to mainly crunch numbers, but as technology has advanced, they can do so much more than compute complex math equations. And this expanded ability to do things like emailing, Internet surfing, blogging, and managing files has become an integral part of modern society.

With computers being such a big part of staying connected and exploring the world, it’s important to know how to securely navigate a personal computer. And because technology is constantly taking leaps ahead, IT professionals and those wanting to break into computer and data science need to expand their knowledge as new tech presents itself. Computers have made life simpler in many ways, but it comes with a learning curve.

Why You Should Learn Computer Basics in NYC

There are a lot of benefits to learning basic computer skills. With so much of our world relying on technology, having some knowledge of computer basics allows you to take advantage of modern amenities like online shopping, email, Internet surfing, and word processing. These skills are helpful in your everyday personal life, but there are advantages to your professional life as well. Computer skills make you more employable and can demand better pay rates. 

Data entry specialists, customer service representatives, administrative and human resources professionals, and project managers all need basic computer skills. These skills help to create a more efficient workflow. And if you’re looking to advance in your field, some continuing education or professional development courses in various computer skills can keep you current or catapult you into another pay bracket. Instead of knowing only one computer programming language, you could master multiple programming languages.

In-Person Computer Basics Classes & Schools in NYC

In-person computer basics classes can simplify your life and help you stay connected. Whether you’re a technophobe, a senior citizen, or an experienced developer who’s looking to learn a new technological skill, an in-person class will help you meet your learning objectives while improving your technical confidence.

NYC Career Centers, located in Midtown, Manhattan, is a leader in software training courses since their 1988 beginning. The school offers training in systems including AutoCAD, Illustrator, InDesign, and SQL Server. Class sizes are small and intimate to optimize learning and they use state-of-the-art equipment.

Do you like the idea of creating custom playlists of the same slideshow for unique audiences? Microsoft PowerPoint Bootcamp by NYC Career Centers is a class that covers getting comfortable with PowerPoint’s user interface all the way to creating slide masters and recording presentations. There’s no prerequisite for taking the class, so any adult of any skill level looking to conquer the art of a PowerPoint presentation is welcome. Participants will also receive follow-up support after completing the course. 

Noble Desktop is located in Midtown, Manhattan, and is New York state licensed and Adobe authorized. With these certifications, students can be sure that they’re getting a quality education in technology in classes where the top instructors wrote the training workbooks. Noble Desktop supplies its students with both computers and the necessary software to learn the skills they’re after, so there’s no reason to bring your laptop. This multifaceted school has been training computer professionals, graphic designers, coders, and career changers for over 30 years.

HTML Email Certificate is a Noble Desktop class designed specifically for learning the art of email marketing. Email marketing is a tool that businesses use to generate profits and customer retention. Both small businesses and massive corporations alike use this method of marketing because it works. In this class, you’ll learn how to code emails that will jump off of the screen whether they’re being viewed on a mobile device or a desktop. You’ll even learn how to layout a newsletter in a visually appealing way that will get you more responses and increase the outcomes you’re looking for.

Another course by Noble Desktop is SEO Bootcamp. This course is all about search engine optimization for increasing your company’s online marketing value. When your SEO values are in good standing, your brand flourishes. This two-day class gives you the fundamentals of SEO with hands-on activities and competitive keyword analysis. If you’re a business owner, marketer, or developer, this class can give you the skills you need to increase your business’s brand recognition and relevance online. Learning objectives for this course include on and off-page optimization, keyword research, designing for SEO, mobile SEO, and video optimization.

In WordPress: Create a Website or Blog, you will learn how to create a website using WordPress. This class is great for beginners because you don’t need any prior knowledge of coding or web design to make the most out of a WordPress website or blog. Nearly half of all websites are made using this popular content management system. In this class, you’ll learn how to create, edit, and interact with the WordPress user interface.

NYIM Training takes a hands-on and practical approach to each of its computer training courses. They’ve been training businesses and individuals on how to make the most out of computer software programs for almost 20 years. NYIM also offers certificate training and courses are instructed by IT professionals with plenty of experience. 

Excel for Business Fundamentals by NYIM Training is a class that helps to get students comfortable with using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. There is no prior experience with Excel needed, but a good grasp of computer basics is helpful. This class covers a wide range of topics, including formulas, formatting, charts and tables, and workbook management. At the culmination of class, learners will put together polished and print-ready spreadsheets that can create a more productive and efficient workflow.

Virtual Computer Basics Classes & Schools

All is not lost if you don’t have the ability or desire to take an in-person class. When there aren’t any in-person classes available in your area, there are online computer basics classes that can get you the training that you’re after. Lots of people enjoy online learning because it gives them the freedom to participate in class from wherever they are in the world. There’s no reason to consider commuting to class or the stress of traffic. And there’s more flexibility added to your day. 

Another advantage to online learning is the class recordings. Many virtual classes offer their students a recording of the class so that the learning can be reinforced and revisited as necessary. There is a drawback, however, to taking virtual classes often means that participants have to supply their materials like workbooks, computers, and software. Additionally, hands-on learning looks different online than in-person.

SQL Bootcamp is an online class for adults that teaches you how to make SQL queries from the information in databases. You’ll discover ways to filter and group raw data and transform it into valuable insights. This bootcamp also covers more advanced techniques like aggregate functions and subqueries. You’ll be using PostgreSQL and the free DBeaver app to explore databases and execute SQL queries you write. And the PostgreSQL you learn can be applied to SQL flavors, including MySQL.

HTML is the standard markup language for creating webpages and websites. That’s why Intro to HTML & CSS is a great beginner’s course for anyone looking to get into web design. This class starts with the fundamentals of HTML code and moves you through coding a webpage to formatting the webpage. You’ll get hands-on experience in adding images and links. Students will also get a foundation in CSS, including tag and class selectors and the class attribute.

Private Group Computer Basics Classes in NYC

Are you looking to include computer basics classes for private groups in NYC during your organization’s next team-building event? CourseHorse can deliver live and engaging online group classes to your organization’s group. There are no booking fees, confirmation of your booking is sent within 24 hours, multiple platforms are supported, and you can change your group size after booking if necessary. If you’re looking for a class and don’t see it listed publicly, reach out to CourseHorse through the contact form on their website to ask about what options are available for your group. They do provide private group classes as a service.

Consider scheduling a Google Ads Corporate Training class for a team-building event. This course covers the basics of Google Ads. Building brand awareness through paid advertising can have a good ROI when done mindfully. Participants will learn keyword and bidding strategies, landing page best practices, campaign automation, and how to create ads that convert. The class is capped at 20 learners.

Video Editing Corporate Training will help your organization keep up with the current wave of advertising and build brand awareness. Videos are increasing in popularity as a way to engage with current and potential customers, and these videos need video editors to engage audiences effectively. Participants will leave this course knowing basic video editing principles, video editing workflow, how to deliver content to clients, and how to work with different types of footage and editing styles.