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September 2018

Mac OS X: Level 3 – File Management

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39.00
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

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
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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QB Payments: Merchant Services

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Free

QB Payments: Merchant Services Class Description If you use QBO, take credit cards with QB Payments. The rates are competitive with Square and PayPal. Even better, save time and money with automation. Your clients can pay their invoices online. You can run recurring payments automatically. QuickBooks Online takes the fees out in separate transactions, instead of deducting them from the bank deposit and confusing you, like PayPal does. And best of all, QuickBooks will batch deposit payments so that you…

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Practical QuickBooks: All About Credit Cards

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
$39.00
QuickBooks Setup and Training

Practical QuickBooks: All About Credit Cards Class Description: Everything you wanted to know about using and accepting Credit Cards in your business. First, we’ll look at using Credit Cards - what’s the proper way to track expenses charged to credit cards? How do you enter credit card payments? What do you do when you have multiple employees, each with their own cards? Then we’ll look at the options for accepting credit cards, PayPal, and ACH payments for your services. How…

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Spring Clean Your Mac

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
$19.00
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

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
$19.00
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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Time Machine, Backups, and Archives

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39.00
Time Machine, Backups, and Storage Class in Portland, OR

Time Machine, Backups, and Archives Class Description: It’s essential to create copies of your most important files in case something happens to your computer. We’ll look at a variety of backup strategies including Time Machine, external hard drives, iCloud, and offsite backup. We’ll also show you how to use Thumb Drives to archive your files. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review at your convenience! Instructional Level: Beginner through Advanced Who should take…

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October 2018

Quicken: Managing Personal Finances

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39.00
Quicken

Quicken: Managing Personal Finances Class Description: Quicken is personal financial management software. Not only is it a digital checkbook, it can help you monitor your investments as well. Get the big picture of your financial health, and have all the deductions at your fingertips come tax time. The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience! Who should take this class? Households who want to track and analyze where their money is going…

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Photos 1-4: All-Day Class

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$79.00

Photos 1-4 Class Description: 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

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39.00

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. 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 class? Mac users who want to organize all their photos on…

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Photos 2: Editing and Adjusting

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$19.00

Photos 2 Class Description Description: Improve your photos with Photos' 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. The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience! Instructional Level Beginner through Intermediate Requirements Photos 1 class or equivalent experience Who should take…

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Photos 3: Sharing Photos

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$19.00

Photos 3 Class Description Photos 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%! Click here…

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

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$19.00

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. If possible, bring in your computer with photos and songs you want to use. 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…

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The QuickBooks Online Membership Mentorship™ Happy Hour

October 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm PDT
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Free
QuickBooks Setup & Training

The QuickBooks Online Membership Mentorship™ Happy Hour - Class Description: Alicia is beginning a QBO Mentorship Membership™ program this Fall. Do you use QBO? Are you interested in personalized training from one of Intuit's premier QuickBooks Trainer/Writers? If so, please join this free webinar so she can get your feedback about what you would like to see in this new program. Alicia will custom tailor her QBO Mentorship Membership™ to your needs! As thanks for your participation, you will receive…

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Introduction to QBO (QuickBooks Online)

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$199.00
QuickBooks Setup & Training

Intro to QBO Class Description: Description: Learn QuickBooks Online! In this 6-hour class, we will look at all the features you need to run your business, from invoicing customers to paying your bills. You will get a free copy of Alicia’s book. 1-hr lunch. 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: 6 hours. We will take an hour for lunch. Requirements: No prerequisite knowledge needed.…

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Learn Excel in 3 Hours Flat

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$59.00
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 intermediate features that are essential to working with your numbers on a daily basis. We focus on the tools that will be most useful to you at work. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review…

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QuickBooks Online for Accountants and Bookkeepers

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$59.00
QuickBooks Setup & Training

QuickBooks Online for Accountants and Bookkeepers Class Description: Accountants and Bookkeepers are sometimes frustrated by QuickBooks Online. The interface is different, and they can’t find the features they need. This class will introduce you to the QBOA, the version for Accountants. We’ll answer your questions, show you where to find your familiar tools, and introduce all the timesaving tips and tricks that make QBO easier to use than the desktop version. The class will be recorded and saved in "My…

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QuickBooks for Contractors: Progress Invoicing and Job Costing

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$59.00

QuickBooks for Contractors: Progress Invoicing and Job Costing Class Description In this class specific to construction, we’ll cover Estimates, Progress Billing, Change orders, taking Deposits, receiving partial Payments, billing for time and materials, and Job Costing. INSTRUCTOR: Alicia Katz Pollock COST: $59 HOW TO REGISTER: Please visit https://royalwise.com/rw/classes. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review at your convenience! Instructional Level Beginner to Intermediate Who should take this class? Contractors who want to track…

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November 2018

iPhone and iPad: Level 1 – All The Basics

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39.00
iPhone and iPad Basics class in Portland, OR

iPhone and iPad: Level 1 - All The Basics 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…

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iPhone and iPad: Level 2 – SIRI and Apps

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39.00
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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Introduction to QBO (QuickBooks Online)

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$199.00
QuickBooks Setup & Training

Intro to QBO Class Description: Description:Learn QuickBooks Online! In this 6-hour class, we will look at all the features you need to run your business, from invoicing customers to paying your bills. You will get a free copy of Alicia’s book. 1-hr lunch. 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: 6 hours. We will take an hour for lunch. Requirements: No prerequisite knowledge needed.…

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

November 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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$39.00

iPhone and iPad Level 3 Class Description: 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! Instructional Level Beginner through Advanced Course Length 2 hours…

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Learn Excel in 3 Hours Flat

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$59.00
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 intermediate features that are essential to working with your numbers on a daily basis. We focus on the tools that will be most useful to you at work. The class will be recorded and saved in "My Class Recordings" for you to review…

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Practical QuickBooks: Tricky Situations

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST
PELA (Portland English Language Academy), 2007 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$39.00

Tricky Situations Class Description: Description: It’s one thing to know all of QBO’s menu items, but it’s something else entirely to use it for non-standard circumstances. In this workshop you’ll understand how to manage these common but confusing scenarios: Bartering, Bounced Checks (both your customers’ and your own), Creating Loan Splits, Negative Merchant Service Deposits, and options for managing Client Retainers and Deposits. The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience! Instructional…

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December 2018

What’s New in macOS 10.14 Mojave

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST
$19.00

What's New in macOS 10.14 Mojave Class Description: Your Mac computer has a brand new operating systems, called macOS 10.12 Sierra. It has dozens of new and improved features including SIRI and more. 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…

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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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