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Take a Quick Byte out of your computing concerns

MBA computer-coaching partner CompuWorks knows the value of training, and it also knows the value of your time. That's why it's offering a new series of Quick Bytes seminars that focus on individual, key topics within the most popular desktop applications in a convenient two-hour session.

The Quick Bytes series began in March. All classes take place at the MBA's Boston office. The cost per class is just $40 for students, $50 for MBA members and $60 for non-members.

To register, call (617) 338-0530.

Tuesday, April 13

Excel: Say It with Charts - 9:30-11:30 a.m.
How to create and format charts. Which chart types to use for your data.

PowerPoint: Get to the Point! - 12-2 p.m.
The use of effective fonts. Basic color theory. How to choose bullets. Using WordArt.

Excel: Rivoting Pivoting - 3-5 p.m.
When to use a pivot table. Creating one-way and two-way pivot tables. Making a pivot table three dimensional.

Wednesday, April 14

PowerPoint: Get to the Point! - 9:30-11:30 a.m.
The use of effective fonts. Basic color theory. How to choose bullets. Using WordArt.

Excel: Say It with Charts - 12-2 p.m.
How to create and format charts. Which chart types to use for your data.

Word: Type It with Style - 3-5 p.m.
How to create, apply and modify styles. How to share styles among your documents.

Tuesday, April 20

Excel: Rivoting Pivoting - 9:30-11:30 a.m.
When to use a pivot table. Creating one-way and two-way pivot tables. Making a pivot table three dimensional.

PowerPoint: Go with the Flow! - 12-2 p.m.
How to create proper sequencing and correct symbols. Making your flowchart easy to ready and understand.

Word: Merge Mania - 3-5 p.m.
How to create a data document. How to create a main document. How to merge letters and labels.

Wednesday, April 21

PowerPoint: Go with the Flow! - 9:30-11:30 a.m.
How to create proper sequencing and correct symbols. Making your flowchart easy to ready and understand.

Word: Taming Tabs & Tables - 12-2 p.m.
How to create custom tab settings. When to use tables or tabs. Tips for creating effective tables.

Excel Data: It Takes All Sorts - 3-5 p.m.
How to sort data. Sorting with multiple fields. Filtering data to a set criteria. Using compound criteria.

Tuesday, May 18

Word: Merge Mania - 9:30-11:30 a.m.
How to create a data document. How to create a main document. How to merge letters and labels.

Excel Data: It Takes All Sorts - 12-2 p.m.
How to sort data. Sorting with multiple fields. Filtering data to a set criteria. Using compound criteria.

Word: Safe Secs! - 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
How to set multiple headers and footers. How to create margins, orientations and formats for page numbers.

Wednesday, May 19

Outlook: Check Your Calendar! - 9:30-11:30 a.m.
How to navigate the calendar. How to schedule, accept and decline meeting requests. Scheduling recurring meetings. Using group schedules.

Word: Safe Secs! - 12-2 p.m.
How to set multiple headers and footers. How to create different margins and formats for page numbers.

Outlook: Merge Those Contacts! - 3-5 p.m.
Categorize your contacts. View contacts by categories. Using the Mail Merge feature. Inserting contact info.

Tuesday, May 25

PowerPoint: Go with the Flow! - 9:30-11:30 a.m.
How to create proper sequencing and correct symbols. Making your flowchart easy to ready and understand.

Excel: Say It with Charts - 12-2 p.m.
How to create and format charts. Which chart types to use for your data.

Excel: Rivoting Pivoting - 3-5 p.m.
When to use a pivot table. Creating one-way and two-way pivot tables. Making a table three dimensional.

Wednesday, May 26

Word: Taming Tabs & Tables - 9:30-11:30 a.m.
How to create custom tab settings. When to use tables or tabs. Tips for creating effective tables.

Word: Type It with Style - 12-2 p.m.
How to create, apply, modify and recycle styles.

PowerPoint: Get to the Point! - 3-5 p.m.
The use of effective fonts. Basic color theory. How to choose bullets. Using WordArt.

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