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November 2017

Learn Excel in 3 Hours Flat

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 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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December 2017

Photos 1-4: All-Day Class

December 2 @ 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 1: Organizing

December 2 @ 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 2: Editing and Adjusting

December 2 @ 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

December 2 @ 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

December 2 @ 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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Excel Pivot Tables and Dashboards

December 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm PST
Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, 1101 Broadway
Vancouver, WA 98660
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$39

Excel Pivot Tables and Dashboards Class Description: Understand your Excel data instantly by turning endless rows & columns of numbers into stunning visuals. We’ll manipulate vast amounts of data, by creating Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, and Dashboards. We’ll even format everything from the shape to the color. Numbers never looked so pretty! A must for anyone who uses Excel. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review at your convenience! Instructional Level: Intermediate…

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Intermediate Excel Class

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$59
Advanced Excel Class in Portland, OR

Intermediate Excel Class Description: Once you’re familiar with Excel, learning the more advanced tools will help you analyze your numbers for solid business decisions. We'll create pivot tables. We’ll demystify dozens of handy formulas: vlookup, date, text and logic formulas. We’ll sort and filter data tables, name ranges for easy understanding, and protect worksheets to keep them perfect. We’ll also explore more tools that you can use as soon as you get back to work. It doesn’t matter what version…

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Mac OS X: Level 1 – All The Basics

December 9 @ 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

December 9 @ 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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What’s New in macOS High Sierra 10.13

December 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm PST
$19

What's New in macOS High Sierra 10.13 Class Description: Your Mac computer has a new operating system, called OS 10.13 High Sierra! It has dozens of new and improved features. Join us and see all the new things you can do! The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review at your convenience! Instructional Level: Beginner through Advanced   Course Length: 1 hour Requirements: Mac OSX 10.13 High Sierra installed on your computer, or interest…

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Introduction to QBO (QuickBooks Online)

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 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 3 – File Management

December 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
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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Spring Clean Your Mac

December 16 @ 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
Clean Your Machine beginning Mac class

Spring Clean Your Mac Class Description: In this hands-on training session, we'll show you how to spring clean your Mac to improve overall performance. You'll learn how to tell what condition your machine is in and how to optimize your Mac. We’ll talk about the things that slow down your iMac or laptop, and use several tools including Disk Utility to fix any problems, and Disk Inventory X to clean up large files. The class will be recorded and saved…

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Internet Security Basics

December 16 @ 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
Fake Security Alert

Internet Security Basics Class Description: Stay safe while using your Apple devices. Malware and fake support pop-ups & emails have become a regular part of using a computer and the Internet these days. In this class for the home user, we will have a frank discussion about security concerns and how to protect yourself from modern day threats. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review at your convenience! Instructional Level: Beginner through Intermediate…

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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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