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January 2018

Learn Excel in 3 Hours Flat

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$59
Udemy Course Learn Excel in 3 Hours Flat

Excel in 3 Hours Class Description: Crunching numbers in a spreadsheet is only daunting until you know what you’re doing. Our 3-hour class teaches you the essentials of not just beginning-level Excel, but some of the more advanced features that are essential to working with your numbers. We focus on the tools that will be most useful to you at work. It doesn’t matter what version of the PC or Mac operating system you’re using. The techniques we will cover…

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iPhone and iPad: Level 1 – All The Basics

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39
iPhone and iPad Basics class in Portland, OR

iPhone and iPad Level 1 Class Description: Get to know your iPad or iPhone! We’ll start with the fundamentals, and throw in a ton of tips and tricks that make it fun and easy to use. Discover how to synchronize it to your computer, use the keyboard, and buy Apps from the App Store. Get to know your device at a deeper level, both as a life-enriching tool and an entertaining toy. The class will be recorded and saved in…

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iPhone and iPad: Level 2 – SIRI and Apps

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39
Siri and Dictation class in Portland, OR

iPhone and iPad Level 2 Class Description: Now that you know the ins and outs of iOS, we will delve into a variety of the apps that are provided and how they work together to make your life better. We will get to know SIRI and how to use the built-in personal assistant to achieve amazing things like: sending text messages and emails, create reminders, checking the weather, getting a restaurant reservation and much more! The class will be recorded…

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February 2018

Practical QuickBooks: Closing Up 2017 for Tax Time

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39
QuickBooks Year-end Procedures Online Course

Practical QuickBooks: Closing Up 2017 for Tax Time Class Description: Tax time approaches! We’ll show you the 10 steps you need to do to get your books ready for your accountant to do your taxes. Not only will you close your books, but we’ll show you how to analyze your business to help it grow next year. Who are your best customers? What are your best sellers? Who owes you money, and who do you owe? We’ll customize your reports…

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iPhone and iPad: Level 3 – Camera, Photos, and the iCloud Photo Library

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39

iPhone and iPad Level 3 Class Description: The iCloud Photo Library and the Photo Stream are iCloud features that allow you to sync your pictures between your computer, iPad, and iPhone. Learn how to set them up, select the right sync options for your needs, and share your photo libraries with your family. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review at your convenience! Who should take this class? iPhone owners iPad owners…

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iPhone and iPad: Level 4 – iCloud, Apple IDs, and Syncing

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39

iPhone and iPad Level 4 Class Description: Are you out of the house a lot? Now you can leave your computer at home and still use your email, contacts, calendar, and files. iCloud allows you to access your data from any computer, iPad or iPhone. We’ll discuss Apple IDs and what they give us access to, like Facetime, iMessages and brand new features like Text and Phone call forwarding. Do you still need to plug in to your computer? We’ll…

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Introduction to QBO (QuickBooks Online)

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$175
QuickBooks Setup & Training

Intro to QBO Class Description: If you run a business, keeping good financial records is crucial to your business decisions and your tax returns! Learn how to manage your company by using QuickBooks Online, the web-based version.  No prerequisite knowledge needed. We will provide you with a with a free QuickBooks manual where you can take notes. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review at your convenience! Instructional Level: Beginner through Intermediate Course Length:…

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Mac OS X: Level 1 – All The Basics

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39
Apple Training and Support

Mac OS X Level 1 Class Description: Start at the beginning and get a great foundation of information, whether you are new to Macs, or a Windows switcher. This class is great for Seniors and Beginners! We will cover the Mac Operating System (OS X), including everything you need from getting set up, to looking around, to getting work done, to printing. We'll take out the mystery and fear of using your computer so that you enjoy communicating with family,…

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Mac OS X: Level 2 – New and Cool Features

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39
OS X Yosemite

Mac OS X Level 2 Class Description: This class introduces you to all the latest features that make your Mac user-friendly and exciting to use. We'll explore full screen apps, multiple desktops, trackpad gestures, new saving options,  how to dictate instead of type, texting & video chatting, sharing, Facebook integration, and much more. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review at your convenience! Instructional Level Beginner through Intermediate Who should take this…

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Practical QuickBooks: Bank Feeds and Reconciling

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39
QuickBooks Year-end Procedures Online Course

Practical QuickBooks: Bank Feeds and Reconciling Class Description One of the newest features in accounting software like QuickBooks is the opportunity to connect your bank accounts and credit cards. This allows you to pull in your transactions and classify them automatically, instead of entering everything in by hand. But…it has some interesting quirks you need to know about, as well as automation features like Rules that do the work for you. Once you’re up to date, we’ll also show you how…

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Mac OS X: Level 3 – File Management

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39
Mac File Management Class

Mac OS X Level 3 Class Description: This class is essential, and everyone should take it so that they're using their computer effectively and efficiently! We’ll show you how to save files of all types in the right place every time! If your Desktop is covered with icons or your Documents folder is one long list of mysterious file names, we’ll clean up your computer, and create a Finder filing system that makes sense. Last but not least, we’ll show…

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Mail, Contacts, and Calendar

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$59
Apple Mail Icon

Mail, Contacts, and Calendar Class Description In this three-hour class we will learn about Apple Mail. No browsers for you anymore! You can have multiple email addresses all in one place. Not only that, it integrates with the rest of your computer, including Safari, Contacts, and the Calendar. We’ll cover everything from etiquette to organization to creating emails with personality. We will also look at Apple's Contacts and Calendar apps, so that you can keep track of all your friends…

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Learn Excel in 3 Hours Flat

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$59
Udemy Course Learn Excel in 3 Hours Flat

Excel in 3 Hours Class Description: Crunching numbers in a spreadsheet is only daunting until you know what you’re doing. Our 3-hour class teaches you the essentials of not just beginning-level Excel, but some of the more advanced features that are essential to working with your numbers. We focus on the tools that will be most useful to you at work. It doesn’t matter what version of the PC or Mac operating system you’re using. The techniques we will cover…

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Photos 1: Organizing

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39

Photos 1 Class Description: Photos has amazing tools for importing photos, then organizing them using Faces, Places, Keywords, Flagging, creating Albums, searching for photos, and much more. Take all 4 Apple Photos app classes in our all day workshop and save 17%! Click here for more information. Instructional Level: Beginner through Intermediate Who should take this class? Mac users who want to organize all their photos on their computers. What should I bring? A Macintosh computer (optional). What You'll Learn How to import…

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Photos 1-4: All-Day Class

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$79

Photos 1-4 Class Description: We're offering all 4 of our Photos classes in one day! Importing, Organizing, Editing, Sharing, Making Movies, and Printing! You can read each of the descriptions for the full list of everything we’ll talk about. We'll take a 1-hour lunch and lots of stretch breaks. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review at your convenience! $96 $79. Save $17 when you register for the entire workshop! 10:00 AM -…

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Photos 2: Editing and Adjusting

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$19

Photos 2 Class Description Improve your photos with the Photos app powerful editing tools. We'll cover all aspects of the editing options that Photos has to offer, including cropping, red-eye, retouching, and adjusting color. Take all 4 Apple Photos app classes in our all day workshop and save 17%! Click here for more information. Instructional Level Beginner through Intermediate Requirements Photos 1 class or equivalent experience Who should take this class? Mac users who want their snapshots to look like they were taken…

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Photos 3: Sharing Photos

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$19

Photos 3 Class Description The Photos app integrates automatically with Mail, FaceBook, Photostream. We'll look at how to download photos from the web and email into your Photos. Learn how to transfer pictures to your iPhone or iPad. Then we’ll learn how to share your photos with the world as easily as clicking a button. If possible, bring in your computer with photos you want to share. Take all 4 Apple Photos app classes in our all day workshop and save 17%!…

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Photos 4: Slideshows, Movies, Books, Cards and More

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$19

Photos 4 Class Description Turn your Photos into a self-running slideshow with a soundtrack! We'll edit your photos, arrange them, create Ken Burns pans and transitions, set them to music, and upload them to YouTube for your loved ones to see. Another great way to keep your memories alive is with prints, photo albums, and greeting cards. We'll learn how to design professionally-published keepsakes, using the tools you already have on your computer! If possible, bring in your computer with…

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Take our classes in 3 different ways:

  • Live in person. Bring your own computer for hands-on learning.
  • Virtual Class. Attend from home or the office in an interactive classroom experience! You can even raise your hand when you have questions.
  • Watch later. All our classes are recorded, and this option allows you forever access…plus a 10-minute phone call to ask questions.

Click here to download our entire Course Guide. Don’t see the class you want on the schedule? Jamie and Alicia are also available for individual instruction and support. Contact us at 503-406-6550 or fill in this form and we’ll be happy to help.

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