Excel – Level 1

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Starts from: 9/25/2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

$109

Campus Location
SCF
SCF Lakewood Ranch
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    scf
  • Course Code
    11862
  • Duration
    1 session
  • School
    SCF
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The basics of the latest version of Excel will be addressed. Basic Windows computer skills (file and folder management, cut, copy, & paste, etc.) are required to take this class. If you do not have these pre-requisite skills, please register for our Absolute Beginner class. This class will use Excel 2016.

Ulearn iPhone – Glenridge

Starts from: 9/19/2018

$99

Campus Location
ACE
7333 Scotland Way
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPH1002
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Discover the ins, outs, and uses of your new iPhone. Learn the basic finger positions and discover what all of the icons refer to. Customize your home screen, close and delete unwanted Apps, and learn how to make folders. Get your App Store account set up so you can download applications, ringtones, and games. Update the operating system using iTunes. Discover how to take photos and videos, then email them or upload them to your Facebook page. Discover the difference between emailing and texting. By the time you leave this course, you will be able to change your settings and wallpaper with ease, easily access wi-fi, and add contacts to your favorites list. Children and grandchildren will gasp as you cut and paste text with your fingers and find your way around with the Maps App. This is a hands-on class; bring your iPhone charged and ready to play, along with your USB cable and passwords. (What, you don’t have an iPhone? Here is the perfect opportunity! Get one, enroll, and hit the ground running!)

This is a hands-on class; bring your iPhone charged and ready to play, along with your USB cable and passwords. (What, you don’t have an iPhone? Here is the perfect opportunity! Get one, enroll, and hit the ground running!)

Streaming & Alexa – Glenridge

Starts from: 9/19/2018

$99

Campus Location
ACE
7333 Scotland Way
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIS1002
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Do you go to dinner parties and everyone is streaming or talking to Alexa but you? This class will teach you how to Stream and set up your Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot speaker. We will download all of the necessary apps, create the accounts for those that you aren’t members of Amazon yet, and connect it all to your Wi-Fi so that “she” can assist you with your shopping list, play your music, run your home, and tell you jokes. Please bring along your usernames and passwords for all existing accounts as well as your mobile devices charged and ready to play.

Please bring along your usernames and passwords for all existing accounts as well as your mobile devices charged and ready to play.

iPad Step 1 – Glenridge

Starts from: 9/21/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
7333 Scotland Way
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPA10301
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Did you just get an iPad? Come to this beginner’s course and get the vital knowledge needed to make this device more useful and enjoyable. Learn how to use the touch screen and settings. Learn what all the external buttons can do. Learn about some of the icons/applications that come with the iPad, how to add applications to your iPad, and how to use some of those applications after you get them. Learn how to process your email, surf the internet, download and read books. Learn how to add contacts, use the calendar, send a text message and make notes on the iPad. You will also learn how to update your operating system and get onto a wifi network. Bring your iPad. Prerequisite—You have taken the iPad set up course or you have an apple store id and password, and an email account and password.

Bring your iPad. Prerequisite—You have taken the iPad set up course or you have an apple store id and password, and an email account and password.

iPad Step 2 (Next Step) – Glenridge

Starts from: 9/21/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
7333 Scotland Way
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPA20101
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

You learned the basics in Step 1, and you want to make your iPad even more useful! Learn how to cut and paste, work the camera, review your photos, and send them to someone. Improve the way you surf the Internet, and so much more. You will also learn how to use the notification center, control center, air drop, and more of the settings. Discover how to download and use some of the more popular applications. This is a fun, hands-on class geared to those who have taken iPad, Step 1. Class will be in Administration Conference Room

This is a fun, hands-on class geared to those who have taken iPad, Step 1.

PowerPoint (for PC users) – North Port

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    delete
  • Duration
    0 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Become acquainted with the basic uses of one of the most impressive presentation tools available today. Learn to place words on the screen and animate their appearance; create colorful backgrounds; and add diagrams, photographs, and movies. Then copy, save, and distribute your presentations. You will look like a pro after just two lessons!

iCloud for iUsers – Venice

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCLV1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Do you want to learn how to use Apple’s iCloud? This class will help you learn how to use this virtual storage system to back up your iPad and share your information with other devices like your computer and iPhone.

Quickbooks Plus Cloud-based Accounting for Small Business

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$239

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    QBO1003
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you’re a small business owner, you’re a real “superhero” with the way you consistently deliver a great product or service, keep up with marketing and advertising, and so much more. Yet for many business owners, there’s usually some Kryptonite out there, too. It’s not a glowing green-blue substance from another planet … it’s business-related accounting and money management. QuickBooks Online to the rescue! QBO is a modern, secure, cloud-based accounting program that brings much-needed financial x-ray vision (and other super-useful skills and insights) to business owners of all sizes. No matter what your business, product, or service, QBO is the one must-have cloud-based accounting tool. Learning this skill-set is also a great way to create new employment opportunities for yourself, especially as more and more businesses begin using this type of financial-management software. QBO is the #1 completely cloud-based accounting software. With QBO, you can: • Access your company’s financial data anywhere, anytime. • Use any device: Mac, PC, tablet, or smartphone. • Use any internet browser. QBO desktop apps add speed and power when using desktop/laptop PCs. New navigation in QuickBooks Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kk2jKx0Z_Ow Just a small sample of your new QBO’s superpowers!

New Navigation in QuickBooks Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kk2jKx0Z_Ow Just a small sample of your new QBO’s superpowers!

Two in One Office: Word & Excel

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$129

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1004
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you have a limited time and need to learn the two major business applications that Microsoft offers, then this is the course for you. You are ideally an “experienced” computer user who can continue the learning experience on your own. After this course you will be able to write reports and letters, create basic Excel worksheets, and prepare professional-looking documents. Refer to the separate Word and Excel course descriptions for more details.

This course is for the “experienced” computer user

Word I (for PC users)

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1005
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Looking to perfect your letter writing? Maybe you’re starting a home business and need to know some basic word-processing skills to help get you on your way. Word is the word-processing program everyone wants to know. From creating, editing, and saving a document, such as a letter, to formatting, adding clip art, and tables, Word can fit your needs. Every session is filled with fun and casual ”hands-on” learning adventures. Prerequisite: Intro to Computers or basic computer knowledge.

Prerequisite: Intro to Computers or basic computer knowledge.

The Cloud: Why and How to Use It

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCL1002
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

What is “The Cloud” and why should I use it? Discover what all the buzz is about. Learn how to free up space on your mobile device. Discover how to sync. Learn the terminology. Cloud computing is all the rage. We will discuss the difference between Cloud-based apps and the Cloud websites and the importance of remembering your passwords. We will talk about Cloud storage, backing up your files, music, and photos and Cloud-based email. We will organize and sync your contacts and calendars so that the same calendar can be available and accessed from all of your mobile devices. We will talk about gaining access to the Cloud, and I will help you make sense of this new technology. Bring your charged mobile devices – Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, PC laptops and Android tablets – to class for some clarification on this very hot topic.

Bring your charged mobile devices – Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, PC laptops and Android tablets – to class for some clarification on this very hot topic.

iPad Step 1

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPA1003
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Did you just get an iPad? Come to this beginner’s course and get the vital knowledge needed to make this device more useful and enjoyable. Learn how to use the touch screen and settings. Learn what all the external buttons can do. Learn about some of the icons/applications that come with the iPad, how to add applications to your iPad, and how to use some of those applications after you get them. Learn how to process your email, surf the internet, download and read books. Learn how to add contacts, use the calendar, send a text message and make notes on the iPad. You will also learn how to update your operating system and get onto a wifi network. Bring your iPad. Prerequisite—You have taken the iPad set up course or you have an apple store id and password, and an email account and password.

Prerequisite: You have taken the iPad setup course or you have an Apple store ID and password, and an email account and password. Bring your iPad.

PowerPoint (for PC users) – North Port

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWSNP1002
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Become acquainted with the basic uses of one of the most impressive presentation tools available today. Learn to place words on the screen and animate their appearance; create colorful backgrounds; and add diagrams, photographs, and movies. Then copy, save, and distribute your presentations. You will look like a pro after just two lessons!

Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel & PowerPoint:on the PC & in the Cloud

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$109

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS3001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

All in One Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint + 365 Microsoft Word is now an App and available for all of your mobile devices as well as in The Cloud. No longer will you be tied to your computer to create a document or have to remember your flash drive. Learn how to collaborate for free to create a document on the go while sipping a cup of coffee and then uploading it to The Cloud for access at your home, office or community meeting. This course is for an “experienced” computer user. This course will provide you with the basic working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. After this course you will be able to create presentations, write reports and letters, create basic Excel worksheets, and prepare a professional-looking presentation.

This course is for an “experienced” computer user. This course will provide you with the basic working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. After this course you will be able to create presentations, write reports and letters, create basic Excel worksheets, and prepare a professional-looking presentation.

iPhone Step 1

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPH1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Did you just get an iPhone? Come to this beginner’s course and get the vital knowledge needed to make this device more useful and enjoyable. Learn how to use the touch screen and settings. Learn what all the external buttons can do. Learn about some of the icons/applications that come with the device, how to add applications, and how to use some of those applications after you get them. Learn how to process your email, surf the internet, download and read books. Learn how to add contacts, use the calendar, and send a text message. You will also learn how to update your operating system and get onto a wifi network. Prerequisite: You have taken the iPhone setup course or you have an Apple store ID and password, and an email account and password.

Bring your iphone. Prerequisite: must have an Apple store ID and password, and an email account and password.

So You’ve Never Touched a Computer – for the very beginner

Starts from: 10/3/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCBB1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create a Website With WordPress

Starts from: 10/3/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    DPANP1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

WordPress is the most used tool for creating websites today. WordPress powers 30% of the internet. In this class, you will be able to set up a website and make updates, add images and video, and much more. WordPress Syllabus: * Build a functional, beautiful, responsive website with WordPress. * Navigate around the WordPress dashboard, know what it does and how to use it. * Understand the main features of WordPress. * Create pages. * Create custom menus and navigation systems that both visitors and search engines will find useful. * Know how to configure WordPress for best results. * Understand plugins & themes and how to find/install them. * Protect your WordPress website from hackers and spammers. * Create a static homepage useful for most websites. * Create a responsive website that looks good on any browser.

Files and Folders for Windows

Starts from: 10/3/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TFF1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Did you just save something on your computer and now you have no idea where it is? Or download a photo from an email or your camera but can’t find it? Or you’ve just scanned a document but seem to have lost it? If you answered “Yes,” then this class is for you! It’s time to take control of your computer and learn how and where your files live. We will discuss creating and managing your folder tree, creating folders, moving files, and deleting trash and downloads folders so that your computer is cleaned and organized so that you can easily find your files. Also, why are there so many duplicates? We will clean and organize both your document folder and your picture folder. We will discuss the differences between files, file extensions, and file folders. Please have basic knowledge of how to operate your computer.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Computing or basic computer skills

Intro to Windows 10 for Windows Users – North Port (not for beginners)

Starts from: 10/3/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWNNP1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Windows 10 is becoming the only operating system available when buying a new PC! Topics include navigating and managing the new “Tiles” Windows Start Screen, browsing the internet, settings for your Internet wi-fi, email, differences with Windows Versions 7 and 8.1, plus useful shortcuts, hints, and tips. Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Quickbooks Desktop With Bookkeeping

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$239

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TQB1001
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn how to use QuickBooks, the most widely used accounting and bookkeeping system for small businesses. QuickBooks is flexible and easy to use but can be challenging for non-accountants. In this class, students will learn how to: • Set up a company and the chart of accounts properly • Prepare invoices for billing clients • Record cash, check, and credit card payments and make deposits • Collect and pay sales tax • Issue purchase orders • Record vendor bills • Pay outstanding bills • Issue credits and refunds • Reconcile bank accounts • Track inventory items • Make journal entries • Run reports and customize them to your needs • Backup and restore company files • Customize QuickBooks to suit your needs • Export data to Excel The participants in this course should possess basic computer skills including being able to: • Power on the computer and shut down properly after use • Use a mouse to left click, right click, double click, and drag • Open, close, minimize, maximize, and resize windows • Rename and delete files and organize files into folders • Utilize a flash drive to save files and to copy files to or from primary disk storage • Use browsers and search engines to make effective use of the Internet This is a class designed for the beginning QuickBooks user and bookkeeper.

Textbook requirement: QuickBooks 2015: The Best Guide for Small Business / Edition 1 Authors: Bobbi Sandberg and Leslie Capachietti; Published 1/9/2015 by McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. ISBN: 9780071850230

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Intro to Windows 10 for Windows Users

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWN1002
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Windows 10 is becoming the only operating system available when buying a new PC! Topics include navigating and managing the new “Tiles” Windows Start Screen, browsing the internet, settings for your Internet wi-fi, email, differences with Windows Versions 7 and 8.1, plus useful shortcuts, hints, and tips. Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Beginners are welcome.

Streaming Internet Movies & TV – Venice

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIS1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Internet Streaming Devices are rapidly becoming an addition to or replacement for Cable TV (Comcast, Frontier, FiOS, or Century Link) for watching TV channels, Shows, Movies, and Documentaries on your TV Set, Laptop or Tablet/iPad. In everyday words, understand streaming Internet TV and Movie services, such as Netflix, Hulu, DirectTVnow, YouTube TV, Sling, Sony Vue HBO, VuDu, Amazon, etc. Compare Internet streaming devices such as AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and SlingBox, and connect them to your existing TV. Understand WiFi and Wireless Cellular Data Internet options. Use your phone as an emergency Wifi Hotspots in event of a cable outage. Use the Internet to “project” your home TV service to a vacation or second home. Benefits and limitations of “Smart” Internet TVs. Know how your choice of Internet and telephone service may be critical in a storm or other emergency.

YouTube – Venice

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIYV1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

There is much more on the free YouTube App than just streaming cute kids, dogs, and cat videos. Learn how major networks post recent news interview clips, entire shows, specials, and more. Adults can also view interesting documentaries, older TV shows, travel, how-to use or fix appliances, and even stream movie rentals. Learn how to search YouTube for your desired topics or content and then save it for watching later. Get a brief introduction on how to watch YouTube on your TV set using Streaming Internet devices. The Streaming Internet class is suggested as a prequel or follow-up.

The Streaming Internet class is suggested as a prequel or follow-up.

Computer Basics for New Computer Users – Windows 10

Starts from: 10/5/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCT1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is not a lecture series, but hands-on training in basic computer usage designed for the beginning computer user, taught in ACE’s own computer lab where you will be assigned a PC to use for the duration of the class. Receive the tools necessary to understand navigation, the process of using a mouse, creating and saving documents, creating files and folders, and safely browsing the web. Successfully completing this class is the foundation for getting the most from all ACE technology courses. Prerequisite: Ability to use a computer keyboard.

Prerequisite: Ability to use a computer keyboard.

Quickbooks Online (QBO) Solutions Forum

Starts from: 10/5/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TQB2001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Group coaching and consulting facilitated by Laurie Letzo, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor by Intuit. Prerequisite: Prior use of Quickbooks Online – cloud-based Accounting for your business. Prior to 1st session: student will write three issues / questions that they are currently experiencing in QBO within the business. Sharpen your skills and bring your questions / challenges / problems / issues working with QuickBooks Online to the QBO Solutions Forum.

To Sync or Not to Sink? – Venice

Starts from: 10/5/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCSV3001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Would you like to know what all of this syncing is about? And I don’t mean the kitchen or bathroom sink. And what it means to sync to the Cloud? Would you like to not have to read through hundreds of emails twice and not have to keep deleting them only to have more reappear each time you read your email? Or would you prefer your address book to just have the people you talk to the most without a bunch of duplicates? Or would you like to see what your significant other is up to by syncing each others calendars? Join us at this hands-on class as we discover which clouds to use, how to sync your email, contacts and calendars to save time and sanity. Please bring all of your mobile devices that you want to sync and all of your passwords.

Join us at this hands-on class as we discover which clouds to use, how to sync your email, contacts and calendars to save time and sanity. Please bring all of your mobile devices that you want to sync and all of your passwords.

Selling on eBay

Starts from: 10/10/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TP1007
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This three-hour class will cover the details for listing an item on eBay in a traditional seven-day auction or using the buy-it-now option. Topics include establishing a PayPal account, researching the value of your item, creating a title for your item, writing an accurate description of the item, adding photos to your listing, and shipping and handling details. You do not need to be registered with eBay. This class is not intended for individuals who want to create a “store” on eBay. You should have basic computer and mouse control skills. THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.

Students do not need to be registered with eBay, but they should have basic computer and mouse control skills.

Overview of Internet Safety: Basic Cyber Defenses – Venice

Starts from: 10/11/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCDV1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Did you ever wonder about the Dark Web, Phishing Attacks, Ransomware Encryption, Malware and Spyware, Keystroke Loggers, Wifi Router Compromises, Ransomware, Bots, etc. and how to defend yourself from them? This course provides basic understanding and techniques to minimize the chances that hackers will steal your identity, uncover your password to your IRA account, or lock up your PC until you pay a ransom that even then may not get your files back. Taught by an instructor who has experience working in cyber defense for a military contractor.

Computer Basics for New Computer Users: Windows 10 (Venice)

Starts from: 10/15/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCTV1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This is a hands-on, instructor-guided course – not a lecture series. Each student is assigned his/her own computer in our lab. Learn basic computer user skills. This enjoyable hands-on training is designed for the beginning computer user. Receive the tools necessary to understand navigation, how to use a mouse, creating and saving documents, creating files and folders, and safely browsing the web. Successfully completing this class is the foundation for getting the most from other ACE technology courses. Prerequisite: the ability to use a computer keyboard.

Totally new to computers? No problem! This session will help the brand-new computer user to get up to speed with their machine and the Windows operating system in short order. Here’s an overview of what’s to be covered in class: Signing in to Windows 10 (including setting a password and basic security); Basic terminology, buttons, icons and menus; Navigating the desktop; Opening applications (programs), sizing, moving and closing windows; Using the Start Menu, searching for files and apps, basic Control Panel functions; Adjusting settings; Adding / removing software and hardware; Using Explorer to manage files, including copy / paste, creating and naming folders; Using the new Edge web browser to navigate the internet….and lots more! Bring your questions and challenges – we’ll help you master Windows any way we can.

Streaming & Alexa – Glenridge

Starts from: 9/19/2018

$99

Campus Location
ACE
7333 Scotland Way
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIS1002
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Do you go to dinner parties and everyone is streaming or talking to Alexa but you? This class will teach you how to Stream and set up your Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot speaker. We will download all of the necessary apps, create the accounts for those that you aren’t members of Amazon yet, and connect it all to your Wi-Fi so that “she” can assist you with your shopping list, play your music, run your home, and tell you jokes. Please bring along your usernames and passwords for all existing accounts as well as your mobile devices charged and ready to play.

Please bring along your usernames and passwords for all existing accounts as well as your mobile devices charged and ready to play.

PowerPoint (for PC users) – North Port

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    delete
  • Duration
    0 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Become acquainted with the basic uses of one of the most impressive presentation tools available today. Learn to place words on the screen and animate their appearance; create colorful backgrounds; and add diagrams, photographs, and movies. Then copy, save, and distribute your presentations. You will look like a pro after just two lessons!

uLearn iPhone

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$129

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPF2001
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Discover the ins, outs, and uses of your new iPhone. Learn the basic finger positions and discover what all of the icons refer to. Customize your home screen, close and delete unwanted Apps, and learn how to make folders. Get your App Store account set up so you can download applications, ringtones, and games. Update the operating system using iTunes. Discover how to take photos and videos, then email them or upload them to your Facebook page. Discover the difference between emailing and texting. By the time you leave this course, you will be able to change your settings and wallpaper with ease, easily access wi-fi, and add contacts to your favorites list. Children and grandchildren will gasp as you cut and paste text with your fingers and find your way around with the Maps App. This is a hands-on class; bring your iPhone charged and ready to play, along with your USB cable and passwords. (What, you don’t have an iPhone? Here is the perfect opportunity! Get one, enroll, and hit the ground running!)

This is a hands-on class; bring your iPhone charged and ready to play, along with your USB cable and passwords. (What, you don’t have an iPhone? Here is the perfect opportunity! Get one, enroll, and hit the ground running!)

iCloud for iUsers – Venice

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCLV1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Do you want to learn how to use Apple’s iCloud? This class will help you learn how to use this virtual storage system to back up your iPad and share your information with other devices like your computer and iPhone.

Quickbooks Plus Cloud-based Accounting for Small Business

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$239

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    QBO1003
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you’re a small business owner, you’re a real “superhero” with the way you consistently deliver a great product or service, keep up with marketing and advertising, and so much more. Yet for many business owners, there’s usually some Kryptonite out there, too. It’s not a glowing green-blue substance from another planet … it’s business-related accounting and money management. QuickBooks Online to the rescue! QBO is a modern, secure, cloud-based accounting program that brings much-needed financial x-ray vision (and other super-useful skills and insights) to business owners of all sizes. No matter what your business, product, or service, QBO is the one must-have cloud-based accounting tool. Learning this skill-set is also a great way to create new employment opportunities for yourself, especially as more and more businesses begin using this type of financial-management software. QBO is the #1 completely cloud-based accounting software. With QBO, you can: • Access your company’s financial data anywhere, anytime. • Use any device: Mac, PC, tablet, or smartphone. • Use any internet browser. QBO desktop apps add speed and power when using desktop/laptop PCs. New navigation in QuickBooks Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kk2jKx0Z_Ow Just a small sample of your new QBO’s superpowers!

New Navigation in QuickBooks Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kk2jKx0Z_Ow Just a small sample of your new QBO’s superpowers!

Setting Up Your iPad and iPhone

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TSPA1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Your iPad and/or iPhone needs to be set up correctly in order for it to be fully functional. It needs to be registered correctly with the Apple store, and it needs to be interfaced with your email. Come to this class and learn how to do this. You will need an email account and its password in order to get the full benefit from this course, but if you do not have an email account, we will create one for you.

You will need an email account and its password in order to get the full benefit from this course, but if you do not have an email account, we will create one for you.

The Cloud: Why and How to Use It

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCL1002
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

What is “The Cloud” and why should I use it? Discover what all the buzz is about. Learn how to free up space on your mobile device. Discover how to sync. Learn the terminology. Cloud computing is all the rage. We will discuss the difference between Cloud-based apps and the Cloud websites and the importance of remembering your passwords. We will talk about Cloud storage, backing up your files, music, and photos and Cloud-based email. We will organize and sync your contacts and calendars so that the same calendar can be available and accessed from all of your mobile devices. We will talk about gaining access to the Cloud, and I will help you make sense of this new technology. Bring your charged mobile devices – Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, PC laptops and Android tablets – to class for some clarification on this very hot topic.

Bring your charged mobile devices – Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, PC laptops and Android tablets – to class for some clarification on this very hot topic.

So You’ve Never Touched a Computer – for the very beginner

Starts from: 10/3/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCBB1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create a Website With WordPress

Starts from: 10/3/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    DPANP1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

WordPress is the most used tool for creating websites today. WordPress powers 30% of the internet. In this class, you will be able to set up a website and make updates, add images and video, and much more. WordPress Syllabus: * Build a functional, beautiful, responsive website with WordPress. * Navigate around the WordPress dashboard, know what it does and how to use it. * Understand the main features of WordPress. * Create pages. * Create custom menus and navigation systems that both visitors and search engines will find useful. * Know how to configure WordPress for best results. * Understand plugins & themes and how to find/install them. * Protect your WordPress website from hackers and spammers. * Create a static homepage useful for most websites. * Create a responsive website that looks good on any browser.

Quickbooks Desktop With Bookkeeping

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$239

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TQB1001
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn how to use QuickBooks, the most widely used accounting and bookkeeping system for small businesses. QuickBooks is flexible and easy to use but can be challenging for non-accountants. In this class, students will learn how to: • Set up a company and the chart of accounts properly • Prepare invoices for billing clients • Record cash, check, and credit card payments and make deposits • Collect and pay sales tax • Issue purchase orders • Record vendor bills • Pay outstanding bills • Issue credits and refunds • Reconcile bank accounts • Track inventory items • Make journal entries • Run reports and customize them to your needs • Backup and restore company files • Customize QuickBooks to suit your needs • Export data to Excel The participants in this course should possess basic computer skills including being able to: • Power on the computer and shut down properly after use • Use a mouse to left click, right click, double click, and drag • Open, close, minimize, maximize, and resize windows • Rename and delete files and organize files into folders • Utilize a flash drive to save files and to copy files to or from primary disk storage • Use browsers and search engines to make effective use of the Internet This is a class designed for the beginning QuickBooks user and bookkeeper.

Textbook requirement: QuickBooks 2015: The Best Guide for Small Business / Edition 1 Authors: Bobbi Sandberg and Leslie Capachietti; Published 1/9/2015 by McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. ISBN: 9780071850230

Available at Barnes and Noble

Streaming Internet Movies & TV – Venice

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIS1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Internet Streaming Devices are rapidly becoming an addition to or replacement for Cable TV (Comcast, Frontier, FiOS, or Century Link) for watching TV channels, Shows, Movies, and Documentaries on your TV Set, Laptop or Tablet/iPad. In everyday words, understand streaming Internet TV and Movie services, such as Netflix, Hulu, DirectTVnow, YouTube TV, Sling, Sony Vue HBO, VuDu, Amazon, etc. Compare Internet streaming devices such as AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and SlingBox, and connect them to your existing TV. Understand WiFi and Wireless Cellular Data Internet options. Use your phone as an emergency Wifi Hotspots in event of a cable outage. Use the Internet to “project” your home TV service to a vacation or second home. Benefits and limitations of “Smart” Internet TVs. Know how your choice of Internet and telephone service may be critical in a storm or other emergency.

YouTube – Venice

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIYV1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

There is much more on the free YouTube App than just streaming cute kids, dogs, and cat videos. Learn how major networks post recent news interview clips, entire shows, specials, and more. Adults can also view interesting documentaries, older TV shows, travel, how-to use or fix appliances, and even stream movie rentals. Learn how to search YouTube for your desired topics or content and then save it for watching later. Get a brief introduction on how to watch YouTube on your TV set using Streaming Internet devices. The Streaming Internet class is suggested as a prequel or follow-up.

The Streaming Internet class is suggested as a prequel or follow-up.

Quickbooks Online (QBO) Solutions Forum

Starts from: 10/5/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TQB2001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Group coaching and consulting facilitated by Laurie Letzo, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor by Intuit. Prerequisite: Prior use of Quickbooks Online – cloud-based Accounting for your business. Prior to 1st session: student will write three issues / questions that they are currently experiencing in QBO within the business. Sharpen your skills and bring your questions / challenges / problems / issues working with QuickBooks Online to the QBO Solutions Forum.

To Sync or Not to Sink? – Venice

Starts from: 10/5/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCSV3001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Would you like to know what all of this syncing is about? And I don’t mean the kitchen or bathroom sink. And what it means to sync to the Cloud? Would you like to not have to read through hundreds of emails twice and not have to keep deleting them only to have more reappear each time you read your email? Or would you prefer your address book to just have the people you talk to the most without a bunch of duplicates? Or would you like to see what your significant other is up to by syncing each others calendars? Join us at this hands-on class as we discover which clouds to use, how to sync your email, contacts and calendars to save time and sanity. Please bring all of your mobile devices that you want to sync and all of your passwords.

Join us at this hands-on class as we discover which clouds to use, how to sync your email, contacts and calendars to save time and sanity. Please bring all of your mobile devices that you want to sync and all of your passwords.

Selling on eBay

Starts from: 10/10/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TP1007
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This three-hour class will cover the details for listing an item on eBay in a traditional seven-day auction or using the buy-it-now option. Topics include establishing a PayPal account, researching the value of your item, creating a title for your item, writing an accurate description of the item, adding photos to your listing, and shipping and handling details. You do not need to be registered with eBay. This class is not intended for individuals who want to create a “store” on eBay. You should have basic computer and mouse control skills. THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.

Students do not need to be registered with eBay, but they should have basic computer and mouse control skills.

Overview of Internet Safety: Basic Cyber Defenses – Venice

Starts from: 10/11/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCDV1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Did you ever wonder about the Dark Web, Phishing Attacks, Ransomware Encryption, Malware and Spyware, Keystroke Loggers, Wifi Router Compromises, Ransomware, Bots, etc. and how to defend yourself from them? This course provides basic understanding and techniques to minimize the chances that hackers will steal your identity, uncover your password to your IRA account, or lock up your PC until you pay a ransom that even then may not get your files back. Taught by an instructor who has experience working in cyber defense for a military contractor.

Computer Basics for New Computer Users: Windows 10 (Venice)

Starts from: 10/15/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCTV1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This is a hands-on, instructor-guided course – not a lecture series. Each student is assigned his/her own computer in our lab. Learn basic computer user skills. This enjoyable hands-on training is designed for the beginning computer user. Receive the tools necessary to understand navigation, how to use a mouse, creating and saving documents, creating files and folders, and safely browsing the web. Successfully completing this class is the foundation for getting the most from other ACE technology courses. Prerequisite: the ability to use a computer keyboard.

Totally new to computers? No problem! This session will help the brand-new computer user to get up to speed with their machine and the Windows operating system in short order. Here’s an overview of what’s to be covered in class: Signing in to Windows 10 (including setting a password and basic security); Basic terminology, buttons, icons and menus; Navigating the desktop; Opening applications (programs), sizing, moving and closing windows; Using the Start Menu, searching for files and apps, basic Control Panel functions; Adjusting settings; Adding / removing software and hardware; Using Explorer to manage files, including copy / paste, creating and naming folders; Using the new Edge web browser to navigate the internet….and lots more! Bring your questions and challenges – we’ll help you master Windows any way we can.

Streaming Internet Movies and TV – North Port

Starts from: 10/18/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TISNP1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Internet streaming services are a recent alternative to cable TV for watching some TV channels, shows, movies, and documentaries on your TV set, laptop, or tablet/iPad. Connect internet devices to your existing HD TV. Understand streaming channels such as AppleTV, AmazonTV, Curiosity Channel, Netflix, Hulu, VuDu, Roku, and SlingBox. Compare streaming costs to current Cable TV (Comcast, Verizon FiOS, or Brighthouse). Show family photos on your TV, as well as understand wifi, the “cloud,” and “VOIP” to minimize possible loss of internet and 911 emergency calls, especially in a storm.

The Google-verse (Gmail, Google Docs, Drive, Photos) – Venice

Starts from: 10/22/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TGVV1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Have you heard the saying “Google knows everything”? In this three-week course, you’ll learn why this popular search engine has become – well, universal! The Google Universe includes Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, and Google Photos, among other applications. You’ll learn how to fully utilize your Gmail account, including labels, filters, and more. You’ll review Google’s online services, including Docs, Sheets, and Slides. You’ll practice uploading and saving documents and other data files to Google Drive so that you can access them from anywhere. Learn how to use Google’s online calendar – and connect it to your smartphone. Use Google Photos to back up your iPhone or iPad photos. Participants must have a Google/Gmail account set up prior to the first day of class.

Participants must have a Google/Gmail account set up prior to the first day of class.
What students say: “Great presentation, always answered questions, knowledgeable.”; “He is excellent + very open to each person’s question.”

Excel I (for PC users)

Starts from: 10/23/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1006
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn to use Excel, Microsoft’s powerful spreadsheet software, which is essential in today’s working world. This course focuses on getting you started by providing the basics. You will learn to enter and edit data, perform calculations, use and create formulas and functions, and print your spreadsheet to fit the page. Discover how to add some pizzazz to your workbook! No previous Excel experience is required, but you must have basic computer skills.

iPad/iPhone Step 2

Starts from: 10/23/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPA1004
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Now you know the basics, having taken Step 1, and you want more. Come to this class and learn how to make your iPad/iPhone even more useful. You will learn how to cut, copy, paste, and how to work the camera, review your photos, and send them to someone. We will improve the way you surf the internet. You will also learn how to use the notification center, control center, air drop, and more of the settings. We will download music and some of the more popular applications. Then learn how to use them. This is a fun class, but you should have taken Step 1 before attending.

Prerequisite: Have taken iPad/iPhone 1, or instructor approval

iCloud for iUsers

Starts from: 10/23/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCL1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Do you want to learn how to use Apple’s iCloud? This class will help you learn how to use this virtual storage system to back up your iPad and share your information with other devices like your computer and iPhone.

Do you want to learn how to use Apple’s iCloud? This class will help you learn how to use this virtual storage system to back up your iPad and share your information with other devices like your computer and iPhone.

Understanding the Cloud – North Port

Starts from: 10/25/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCLNP1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Are you recently hearing more about “Cloud” services and want to learn what this Cloud is all about? You will understand the pros and cons of using cloud-based services and compare various cloud offerings such as iCloud, GoogleDrive, Microsoft OneDrive and Office 365, Carbonite and Dropbox to decide which best suit your needs. This is an introductory level course, but some prior experience using either a Microsoft Windows PC or mobile devices is recommended.

This is an introductory level course, but some prior experience using either a Microsoft Windows PC or mobile devices is recommended.

Are You Streaming Yet?

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIST1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The technology for live streaming is just getting better and better. Are all of your friends streaming? Do you want to be in the know and stream too? Do you have absolutely no idea what streaming is? Then this class is for you! We will discuss Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Now, Movies Anywhere, and many more. Please bring your mobile devices and password books. Don’t worry if you don’t yet have your accounts set up yet because we will be setting them up in class.

Please bring your mobile devices and passwords. Don’t worry if you don’t yet have your accounts set up, because we will be setting them up in class.

Setting Up and Talking to Alexa

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TTA1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This class teaches you how to set up your Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot, download the Alexa App, and connect it all to your wi-fi so that “she” can assist you with your shopping list, play your music, run your home, and tell you jokes – among many other features. If you already have an Amazon account, please bring along your username and password; if not, don’t fret – we will set one up in class. Please also bring your smartphone, passwords, and Echo and or Echo Dot.

This class teaches you how to set up your Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot, download the Alexa App and connect all to your Wi-Fi so that ‘she’ can assist you with your shopping list, play your music, run your home and tell you jokes. If you already have an Amazon account, please bring along your username and password; if not don’t fret, we will set one up in class. Please also bring your smart phone, passwords and Echo and or Echo Dot.

Intro to Windows 10 for Windows Users – North Port (not for beginners)

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWNNP1002
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Windows 10 is becoming the only operating system available when buying a new PC! Topics include navigating and managing the new “Tiles” Windows Start Screen, browsing the internet, settings for your Internet wi-fi, email, differences with Windows Versions 7 and 8.1, plus useful shortcuts, hints, and tips. Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Using Siri

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TTS1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Siri lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. Ask Siri to do things just by talking the way you normally talk. Siri understands what you say, knows what you mean, and even talks back. Come to this one-day course and put Siri to work for you. Prerequisite: You’ve taken the iPad/iPhone 1 course, or have instructor approval

Prerequisite: Have taken iPad/iPhone 1, or instructor approval

Computer Basics for New Computer Users: Windows 10 – North Port

Starts from: 10/31/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCTNP1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This is a hands-on, instructor-guided course – not a lecture series. Each student is assigned his/her own computer in our lab. Learn basic computer user skills. This enjoyable hands-on training is designed for the beginning computer user. Receive the tools necessary to understand navigation, how to use a mouse, creating and saving documents, creating files and folders, and safely browsing the web. Successfully completing this class is the foundation for getting the most from other ACE technology courses. Prerequisite: the ability to use a computer keyboard.

Prerequisite: the ability to use a computer keyboard.

Two in One Office: Word & Excel

Starts from: 11/1/2018

$129

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1007
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you have a limited time and need to learn the two major business applications that Microsoft offers, then this is the course for you. You are ideally an “experienced” computer user who can continue the learning experience on your own. After this course you will be able to write reports and letters, create basic Excel worksheets, and prepare professional-looking documents. Refer to the separate Word and Excel course descriptions for more details.

This course is for the “experienced” computer user

Word I (for PC users)

Starts from: 11/1/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1008
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Looking to perfect your letter writing? Maybe you’re starting a home business and need to know some basic word-processing skills to help get you on your way. Word is the word-processing program everyone wants to know. From creating, editing, and saving a document, such as a letter, to formatting, adding clip art, and tables, Word can fit your needs. Every session is filled with fun and casual ”hands-on” learning adventures. Prerequisite: Intro to Computers or basic computer knowledge.

Prerequisite: Intro to Computers or basic computer knowledge.

Excel I – North Port

Starts from: 11/1/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWSNP1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create custom spreadsheets personalized for your needs and modify them yourself. Organize and manage your checkbook, track finances and investments, and other numeric tasks. Project future checkbook balances to avoid unforeseen bank overdraft fees. Analyze investments to balance the 9 stock sectors. Create custom graphs to analyze trends. Manage household information such as your contacts, appointments and due dates. Basic Windows Computer experience required.

Excel II (for PC users)

Starts from: 11/5/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS2001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course begins with a brief review of basic Excel concepts. More advanced features are then introduced, to include conditional data formatting, absolute vs. relative cell references, working with various types of charts, data tables, Flash Fill, Goal Seek functionality, using multiple sheets in a workbook and creating references across sheets, the IF function, HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP functions, Pivot Tables, and new features in recent versions of Excel. Students are expected to have the following Excel skills: • Navigate a worksheet with mouse and keyboard, and enter numbers, text, and formulas • Apply precedence of arithmetic operators when entering formulas • Apply basic formatting to cells • Use the fill handle to copy numbers and formulas • Create basic line, pie, and bar charts • Copy cells using the Copy, Cut, and Paste functions of the Windows Clipboard • Print, save, and reopen workbooks • Use the SUM, MIN, MAX, COUNT, and AVERAGE functions

Intro to Windows 10 for Windows Users

Starts from: 11/12/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWN1003
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Windows 10 is becoming the only operating system available when buying a new PC! Topics include navigating and managing the new “Tiles” Windows Start Screen, browsing the internet, settings for your Internet wi-fi, email, differences with Windows Versions 7 and 8.1, plus useful shortcuts, hints, and tips. Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Computer Basics for New Computer Users – Windows 10

Starts from: 11/14/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCT1002
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is not a lecture series, but hands-on training in basic computer usage designed for the beginning computer user, taught in ACE’s own computer lab where you will be assigned a PC to use for the duration of the class. Receive the tools necessary to understand navigation, the process of using a mouse, creating and saving documents, creating files and folders, and safely browsing the web. Successfully completing this class is the foundation for getting the most from all ACE technology courses. Prerequisite: Ability to use a computer keyboard.

Prerequisite: Ability to use a computer keyboard.

Streaming & Alexa – Glenridge

Starts from: 9/19/2018

$99

Campus Location
ACE
7333 Scotland Way
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIS1002
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Do you go to dinner parties and everyone is streaming or talking to Alexa but you? This class will teach you how to Stream and set up your Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot speaker. We will download all of the necessary apps, create the accounts for those that you aren’t members of Amazon yet, and connect it all to your Wi-Fi so that “she” can assist you with your shopping list, play your music, run your home, and tell you jokes. Please bring along your usernames and passwords for all existing accounts as well as your mobile devices charged and ready to play.

Please bring along your usernames and passwords for all existing accounts as well as your mobile devices charged and ready to play.

Art Classes in North Port (test)

COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    deleted
  • Duration
    0 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Mac Basics & Beyond

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$129

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TMA3001
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Get to know your Macintosh computer. We will focus on setting up your Preferences, using The Finder, and organizing your Dock. We learn our way around the menus, status icons, app icons, window finder views and your library folders. We will discover which apps open which files and where they go when we save them. You will learn how to effectively use the Safari web browser, your Mail client, your address book and your calendar. We will discuss Photos, iCloud and Storage. Bring your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air charged and ready to play. Don’t forget your wireless mouse, track pad and all of your cables. Please remember to bring your passwords too.

Bring your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air charged and ready to play. Don’t forget your wireless mouse, track pad and all of your cables. Please remember to bring your passwords too.

iCloud for iUsers – Venice

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCLV1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Do you want to learn how to use Apple’s iCloud? This class will help you learn how to use this virtual storage system to back up your iPad and share your information with other devices like your computer and iPhone.

Quickbooks Plus Cloud-based Accounting for Small Business

Starts from: 10/1/2018

$239

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    QBO1003
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you’re a small business owner, you’re a real “superhero” with the way you consistently deliver a great product or service, keep up with marketing and advertising, and so much more. Yet for many business owners, there’s usually some Kryptonite out there, too. It’s not a glowing green-blue substance from another planet … it’s business-related accounting and money management. QuickBooks Online to the rescue! QBO is a modern, secure, cloud-based accounting program that brings much-needed financial x-ray vision (and other super-useful skills and insights) to business owners of all sizes. No matter what your business, product, or service, QBO is the one must-have cloud-based accounting tool. Learning this skill-set is also a great way to create new employment opportunities for yourself, especially as more and more businesses begin using this type of financial-management software. QBO is the #1 completely cloud-based accounting software. With QBO, you can: • Access your company’s financial data anywhere, anytime. • Use any device: Mac, PC, tablet, or smartphone. • Use any internet browser. QBO desktop apps add speed and power when using desktop/laptop PCs. New navigation in QuickBooks Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kk2jKx0Z_Ow Just a small sample of your new QBO’s superpowers!

New Navigation in QuickBooks Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kk2jKx0Z_Ow Just a small sample of your new QBO’s superpowers!

The Cloud: Why and How to Use It

Starts from: 10/2/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCL1002
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

What is “The Cloud” and why should I use it? Discover what all the buzz is about. Learn how to free up space on your mobile device. Discover how to sync. Learn the terminology. Cloud computing is all the rage. We will discuss the difference between Cloud-based apps and the Cloud websites and the importance of remembering your passwords. We will talk about Cloud storage, backing up your files, music, and photos and Cloud-based email. We will organize and sync your contacts and calendars so that the same calendar can be available and accessed from all of your mobile devices. We will talk about gaining access to the Cloud, and I will help you make sense of this new technology. Bring your charged mobile devices – Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, PC laptops and Android tablets – to class for some clarification on this very hot topic.

Bring your charged mobile devices – Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, PC laptops and Android tablets – to class for some clarification on this very hot topic.

So You’ve Never Touched a Computer – for the very beginner

Starts from: 10/3/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCBB1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create a Website With WordPress

Starts from: 10/3/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    DPANP1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

WordPress is the most used tool for creating websites today. WordPress powers 30% of the internet. In this class, you will be able to set up a website and make updates, add images and video, and much more. WordPress Syllabus: * Build a functional, beautiful, responsive website with WordPress. * Navigate around the WordPress dashboard, know what it does and how to use it. * Understand the main features of WordPress. * Create pages. * Create custom menus and navigation systems that both visitors and search engines will find useful. * Know how to configure WordPress for best results. * Understand plugins & themes and how to find/install them. * Protect your WordPress website from hackers and spammers. * Create a static homepage useful for most websites. * Create a responsive website that looks good on any browser.

Files and Folders for Windows

Starts from: 10/3/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TFF1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Did you just save something on your computer and now you have no idea where it is? Or download a photo from an email or your camera but can’t find it? Or you’ve just scanned a document but seem to have lost it? If you answered “Yes,” then this class is for you! It’s time to take control of your computer and learn how and where your files live. We will discuss creating and managing your folder tree, creating folders, moving files, and deleting trash and downloads folders so that your computer is cleaned and organized so that you can easily find your files. Also, why are there so many duplicates? We will clean and organize both your document folder and your picture folder. We will discuss the differences between files, file extensions, and file folders. Please have basic knowledge of how to operate your computer.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Computing or basic computer skills

Quickbooks Desktop With Bookkeeping

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$239

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TQB1001
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn how to use QuickBooks, the most widely used accounting and bookkeeping system for small businesses. QuickBooks is flexible and easy to use but can be challenging for non-accountants. In this class, students will learn how to: • Set up a company and the chart of accounts properly • Prepare invoices for billing clients • Record cash, check, and credit card payments and make deposits • Collect and pay sales tax • Issue purchase orders • Record vendor bills • Pay outstanding bills • Issue credits and refunds • Reconcile bank accounts • Track inventory items • Make journal entries • Run reports and customize them to your needs • Backup and restore company files • Customize QuickBooks to suit your needs • Export data to Excel The participants in this course should possess basic computer skills including being able to: • Power on the computer and shut down properly after use • Use a mouse to left click, right click, double click, and drag • Open, close, minimize, maximize, and resize windows • Rename and delete files and organize files into folders • Utilize a flash drive to save files and to copy files to or from primary disk storage • Use browsers and search engines to make effective use of the Internet This is a class designed for the beginning QuickBooks user and bookkeeper.

Textbook requirement: QuickBooks 2015: The Best Guide for Small Business / Edition 1 Authors: Bobbi Sandberg and Leslie Capachietti; Published 1/9/2015 by McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. ISBN: 9780071850230

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Streaming Internet Movies & TV – Venice

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIS1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Internet Streaming Devices are rapidly becoming an addition to or replacement for Cable TV (Comcast, Frontier, FiOS, or Century Link) for watching TV channels, Shows, Movies, and Documentaries on your TV Set, Laptop or Tablet/iPad. In everyday words, understand streaming Internet TV and Movie services, such as Netflix, Hulu, DirectTVnow, YouTube TV, Sling, Sony Vue HBO, VuDu, Amazon, etc. Compare Internet streaming devices such as AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and SlingBox, and connect them to your existing TV. Understand WiFi and Wireless Cellular Data Internet options. Use your phone as an emergency Wifi Hotspots in event of a cable outage. Use the Internet to “project” your home TV service to a vacation or second home. Benefits and limitations of “Smart” Internet TVs. Know how your choice of Internet and telephone service may be critical in a storm or other emergency.

YouTube – Venice

Starts from: 10/4/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIYV1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

There is much more on the free YouTube App than just streaming cute kids, dogs, and cat videos. Learn how major networks post recent news interview clips, entire shows, specials, and more. Adults can also view interesting documentaries, older TV shows, travel, how-to use or fix appliances, and even stream movie rentals. Learn how to search YouTube for your desired topics or content and then save it for watching later. Get a brief introduction on how to watch YouTube on your TV set using Streaming Internet devices. The Streaming Internet class is suggested as a prequel or follow-up.

The Streaming Internet class is suggested as a prequel or follow-up.

Mac Basics (bring your Mac Book) – Venice

Starts from: 10/5/2018

$129

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TMAV1001
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Get to know your Macintosh computer. We will focus on setting up your Preferences, using The Finder, and organizing your Dock. We learn our way around the menus, status icons, app icons, window finder views and your library folders. We will discover which apps open which files and where they go when we save them. You will learn how to effectively use the Safari web browser, your Mail client, your address book and your calendar. We will discuss Photos, iCloud and Storage. Bring your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air charged and ready to play. Don’t forget your wireless mouse, track pad and all of your cables. Please remember to bring your passwords too.

Bring fully charged laptop.
What students say: “Great pace, asks class questions to make us think, covers a lot of great material. Bonnie is great.”; “The course was well planned & instructional.”; “Bonnie has broad experience.”; “She knows her stuff.”;

Quickbooks Online (QBO) Solutions Forum

Starts from: 10/5/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TQB2001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Group coaching and consulting facilitated by Laurie Letzo, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor by Intuit. Prerequisite: Prior use of Quickbooks Online – cloud-based Accounting for your business. Prior to 1st session: student will write three issues / questions that they are currently experiencing in QBO within the business. Sharpen your skills and bring your questions / challenges / problems / issues working with QuickBooks Online to the QBO Solutions Forum.

To Sync or Not to Sink? – Venice

Starts from: 10/5/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCSV3001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Would you like to know what all of this syncing is about? And I don’t mean the kitchen or bathroom sink. And what it means to sync to the Cloud? Would you like to not have to read through hundreds of emails twice and not have to keep deleting them only to have more reappear each time you read your email? Or would you prefer your address book to just have the people you talk to the most without a bunch of duplicates? Or would you like to see what your significant other is up to by syncing each others calendars? Join us at this hands-on class as we discover which clouds to use, how to sync your email, contacts and calendars to save time and sanity. Please bring all of your mobile devices that you want to sync and all of your passwords.

Join us at this hands-on class as we discover which clouds to use, how to sync your email, contacts and calendars to save time and sanity. Please bring all of your mobile devices that you want to sync and all of your passwords.

Selling on eBay

Starts from: 10/10/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TP1007
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This three-hour class will cover the details for listing an item on eBay in a traditional seven-day auction or using the buy-it-now option. Topics include establishing a PayPal account, researching the value of your item, creating a title for your item, writing an accurate description of the item, adding photos to your listing, and shipping and handling details. You do not need to be registered with eBay. This class is not intended for individuals who want to create a “store” on eBay. You should have basic computer and mouse control skills. THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.

Students do not need to be registered with eBay, but they should have basic computer and mouse control skills.

Overview of Internet Safety: Basic Cyber Defenses – Venice

Starts from: 10/11/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCDV1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Did you ever wonder about the Dark Web, Phishing Attacks, Ransomware Encryption, Malware and Spyware, Keystroke Loggers, Wifi Router Compromises, Ransomware, Bots, etc. and how to defend yourself from them? This course provides basic understanding and techniques to minimize the chances that hackers will steal your identity, uncover your password to your IRA account, or lock up your PC until you pay a ransom that even then may not get your files back. Taught by an instructor who has experience working in cyber defense for a military contractor.

Two in One Office: Word & Excel

Starts from: 10/17/2018

$129

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1001
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you have a limited time and need to learn the two major business applications that Microsoft offers, then this is the course for you. You are ideally an “experienced” computer user who can continue the learning experience on your own. After this course you will be able to write reports and letters, create basic Excel worksheets, and prepare professional-looking documents. Refer to the separate Word and Excel course descriptions for more details.

This course is for the “experienced” computer user

All in One Office: Word, Excel, & PowerPoint

Starts from: 10/17/2018

$159

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWSC1001
  • Duration
    8 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you have a limited time and need to learn the three major business applications offered by Microsoft, you are in the right place. This course is for “experienced” computer users who can continue the learning experience on their own. The course will provide you with the basic working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. After this course you will be able to create presentations, write reports and letters, create basic Excel worksheets, and prepare a professional-looking presentation. Refer to the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint descriptions for more details.

This course is for the “experienced” computer user.

Streaming Internet Movies and TV – North Port

Starts from: 10/18/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TISNP1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Internet streaming services are a recent alternative to cable TV for watching some TV channels, shows, movies, and documentaries on your TV set, laptop, or tablet/iPad. Connect internet devices to your existing HD TV. Understand streaming channels such as AppleTV, AmazonTV, Curiosity Channel, Netflix, Hulu, VuDu, Roku, and SlingBox. Compare streaming costs to current Cable TV (Comcast, Verizon FiOS, or Brighthouse). Show family photos on your TV, as well as understand wifi, the “cloud,” and “VOIP” to minimize possible loss of internet and 911 emergency calls, especially in a storm.

iPad Step 2 (Next Step) – Glenridge

Starts from: 10/19/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
7333 Scotland Way
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPA20102
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

You learned the basics in Step 1, and you want to make your iPad even more useful! Learn how to cut and paste, work the camera, review your photos, and send them to someone. Improve the way you surf the Internet, and so much more. You will also learn how to use the notification center, control center, air drop, and more of the settings. Discover how to download and use some of the more popular applications. This is a fun, hands-on class geared to those who have taken iPad, Step 1. Class will be in Administration Conference Room

This is a fun, hands-on class geared to those who have taken iPad, Step 1.

The Google-verse (Gmail, Google Docs, Drive, Photos) – Venice

Starts from: 10/22/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TGVV1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Have you heard the saying “Google knows everything”? In this three-week course, you’ll learn why this popular search engine has become – well, universal! The Google Universe includes Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, and Google Photos, among other applications. You’ll learn how to fully utilize your Gmail account, including labels, filters, and more. You’ll review Google’s online services, including Docs, Sheets, and Slides. You’ll practice uploading and saving documents and other data files to Google Drive so that you can access them from anywhere. Learn how to use Google’s online calendar – and connect it to your smartphone. Use Google Photos to back up your iPhone or iPad photos. Participants must have a Google/Gmail account set up prior to the first day of class.

Participants must have a Google/Gmail account set up prior to the first day of class.
What students say: “Great presentation, always answered questions, knowledgeable.”; “He is excellent + very open to each person’s question.”

Excel I (for PC users)

Starts from: 10/23/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1006
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn to use Excel, Microsoft’s powerful spreadsheet software, which is essential in today’s working world. This course focuses on getting you started by providing the basics. You will learn to enter and edit data, perform calculations, use and create formulas and functions, and print your spreadsheet to fit the page. Discover how to add some pizzazz to your workbook! No previous Excel experience is required, but you must have basic computer skills.

Understanding the Cloud – North Port

Starts from: 10/25/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCLNP1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Are you recently hearing more about “Cloud” services and want to learn what this Cloud is all about? You will understand the pros and cons of using cloud-based services and compare various cloud offerings such as iCloud, GoogleDrive, Microsoft OneDrive and Office 365, Carbonite and Dropbox to decide which best suit your needs. This is an introductory level course, but some prior experience using either a Microsoft Windows PC or mobile devices is recommended.

This is an introductory level course, but some prior experience using either a Microsoft Windows PC or mobile devices is recommended.

Are You Streaming Yet?

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIST1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The technology for live streaming is just getting better and better. Are all of your friends streaming? Do you want to be in the know and stream too? Do you have absolutely no idea what streaming is? Then this class is for you! We will discuss Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Now, Movies Anywhere, and many more. Please bring your mobile devices and password books. Don’t worry if you don’t yet have your accounts set up yet because we will be setting them up in class.

Please bring your mobile devices and passwords. Don’t worry if you don’t yet have your accounts set up, because we will be setting them up in class.

Setting Up and Talking to Alexa

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TTA1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This class teaches you how to set up your Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot, download the Alexa App, and connect it all to your wi-fi so that “she” can assist you with your shopping list, play your music, run your home, and tell you jokes – among many other features. If you already have an Amazon account, please bring along your username and password; if not, don’t fret – we will set one up in class. Please also bring your smartphone, passwords, and Echo and or Echo Dot.

This class teaches you how to set up your Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot, download the Alexa App and connect all to your Wi-Fi so that ‘she’ can assist you with your shopping list, play your music, run your home and tell you jokes. If you already have an Amazon account, please bring along your username and password; if not don’t fret, we will set one up in class. Please also bring your smart phone, passwords and Echo and or Echo Dot.

Intro to Windows 10 for Windows Users – North Port (not for beginners)

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWNNP1002
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Windows 10 is becoming the only operating system available when buying a new PC! Topics include navigating and managing the new “Tiles” Windows Start Screen, browsing the internet, settings for your Internet wi-fi, email, differences with Windows Versions 7 and 8.1, plus useful shortcuts, hints, and tips. Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Overview of Internet Safety: Basic Cyber Defenses – Venice

Starts from: 10/11/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCDV1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Did you ever wonder about the Dark Web, Phishing Attacks, Ransomware Encryption, Malware and Spyware, Keystroke Loggers, Wifi Router Compromises, Ransomware, Bots, etc. and how to defend yourself from them? This course provides basic understanding and techniques to minimize the chances that hackers will steal your identity, uncover your password to your IRA account, or lock up your PC until you pay a ransom that even then may not get your files back. Taught by an instructor who has experience working in cyber defense for a military contractor.

Computer Basics for New Computer Users: Windows 10 (Venice)

Starts from: 10/15/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCTV1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This is a hands-on, instructor-guided course – not a lecture series. Each student is assigned his/her own computer in our lab. Learn basic computer user skills. This enjoyable hands-on training is designed for the beginning computer user. Receive the tools necessary to understand navigation, how to use a mouse, creating and saving documents, creating files and folders, and safely browsing the web. Successfully completing this class is the foundation for getting the most from other ACE technology courses. Prerequisite: the ability to use a computer keyboard.

Totally new to computers? No problem! This session will help the brand-new computer user to get up to speed with their machine and the Windows operating system in short order. Here’s an overview of what’s to be covered in class: Signing in to Windows 10 (including setting a password and basic security); Basic terminology, buttons, icons and menus; Navigating the desktop; Opening applications (programs), sizing, moving and closing windows; Using the Start Menu, searching for files and apps, basic Control Panel functions; Adjusting settings; Adding / removing software and hardware; Using Explorer to manage files, including copy / paste, creating and naming folders; Using the new Edge web browser to navigate the internet….and lots more! Bring your questions and challenges – we’ll help you master Windows any way we can.

Word I (for PC users)

Starts from: 10/17/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1002
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Looking to perfect your letter writing? Maybe you’re starting a home business and need to know some basic word-processing skills to help get you on your way. Word is the word-processing program everyone wants to know. From creating, editing, and saving a document, such as a letter, to formatting, adding clip art, and tables, Word can fit your needs. Every session is filled with fun and casual ”hands-on” learning adventures. Prerequisite: Intro to Computers or basic computer knowledge.

Prerequisite: Intro to Computers or basic computer knowledge.

Two in One Office: Word & Excel

Starts from: 10/17/2018

$129

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1001
  • Duration
    6 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you have a limited time and need to learn the two major business applications that Microsoft offers, then this is the course for you. You are ideally an “experienced” computer user who can continue the learning experience on your own. After this course you will be able to write reports and letters, create basic Excel worksheets, and prepare professional-looking documents. Refer to the separate Word and Excel course descriptions for more details.

This course is for the “experienced” computer user

Streaming Internet Movies and TV – North Port

Starts from: 10/18/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TISNP1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Internet streaming services are a recent alternative to cable TV for watching some TV channels, shows, movies, and documentaries on your TV set, laptop, or tablet/iPad. Connect internet devices to your existing HD TV. Understand streaming channels such as AppleTV, AmazonTV, Curiosity Channel, Netflix, Hulu, VuDu, Roku, and SlingBox. Compare streaming costs to current Cable TV (Comcast, Verizon FiOS, or Brighthouse). Show family photos on your TV, as well as understand wifi, the “cloud,” and “VOIP” to minimize possible loss of internet and 911 emergency calls, especially in a storm.

The Google-verse (Gmail, Google Docs, Drive, Photos) – Venice

Starts from: 10/22/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TGVV1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Have you heard the saying “Google knows everything”? In this three-week course, you’ll learn why this popular search engine has become – well, universal! The Google Universe includes Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, and Google Photos, among other applications. You’ll learn how to fully utilize your Gmail account, including labels, filters, and more. You’ll review Google’s online services, including Docs, Sheets, and Slides. You’ll practice uploading and saving documents and other data files to Google Drive so that you can access them from anywhere. Learn how to use Google’s online calendar – and connect it to your smartphone. Use Google Photos to back up your iPhone or iPad photos. Participants must have a Google/Gmail account set up prior to the first day of class.

Participants must have a Google/Gmail account set up prior to the first day of class.
What students say: “Great presentation, always answered questions, knowledgeable.”; “He is excellent + very open to each person’s question.”

Understanding the Cloud – North Port

Starts from: 10/25/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCLNP1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Are you recently hearing more about “Cloud” services and want to learn what this Cloud is all about? You will understand the pros and cons of using cloud-based services and compare various cloud offerings such as iCloud, GoogleDrive, Microsoft OneDrive and Office 365, Carbonite and Dropbox to decide which best suit your needs. This is an introductory level course, but some prior experience using either a Microsoft Windows PC or mobile devices is recommended.

This is an introductory level course, but some prior experience using either a Microsoft Windows PC or mobile devices is recommended.

Are You Streaming Yet?

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIST1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The technology for live streaming is just getting better and better. Are all of your friends streaming? Do you want to be in the know and stream too? Do you have absolutely no idea what streaming is? Then this class is for you! We will discuss Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Now, Movies Anywhere, and many more. Please bring your mobile devices and password books. Don’t worry if you don’t yet have your accounts set up yet because we will be setting them up in class.

Please bring your mobile devices and passwords. Don’t worry if you don’t yet have your accounts set up, because we will be setting them up in class.

Setting Up and Talking to Alexa

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TTA1001
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This class teaches you how to set up your Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot, download the Alexa App, and connect it all to your wi-fi so that “she” can assist you with your shopping list, play your music, run your home, and tell you jokes – among many other features. If you already have an Amazon account, please bring along your username and password; if not, don’t fret – we will set one up in class. Please also bring your smartphone, passwords, and Echo and or Echo Dot.

This class teaches you how to set up your Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot, download the Alexa App and connect all to your Wi-Fi so that ‘she’ can assist you with your shopping list, play your music, run your home and tell you jokes. If you already have an Amazon account, please bring along your username and password; if not don’t fret, we will set one up in class. Please also bring your smart phone, passwords and Echo and or Echo Dot.

Intro to Windows 10 for Windows Users – North Port (not for beginners)

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWNNP1002
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Windows 10 is becoming the only operating system available when buying a new PC! Topics include navigating and managing the new “Tiles” Windows Start Screen, browsing the internet, settings for your Internet wi-fi, email, differences with Windows Versions 7 and 8.1, plus useful shortcuts, hints, and tips. Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Using Siri

Starts from: 10/30/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TTS1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Siri lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. Ask Siri to do things just by talking the way you normally talk. Siri understands what you say, knows what you mean, and even talks back. Come to this one-day course and put Siri to work for you. Prerequisite: You’ve taken the iPad/iPhone 1 course, or have instructor approval

Prerequisite: Have taken iPad/iPhone 1, or instructor approval

Computer Basics for New Computer Users: Windows 10 – North Port

Starts from: 10/31/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCTNP1001
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This is a hands-on, instructor-guided course – not a lecture series. Each student is assigned his/her own computer in our lab. Learn basic computer user skills. This enjoyable hands-on training is designed for the beginning computer user. Receive the tools necessary to understand navigation, how to use a mouse, creating and saving documents, creating files and folders, and safely browsing the web. Successfully completing this class is the foundation for getting the most from other ACE technology courses. Prerequisite: the ability to use a computer keyboard.

Prerequisite: the ability to use a computer keyboard.

iPad/iPhone Step 1 – North Port

Starts from: 11/1/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4445 Career Lane
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPANP1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Beginner’s introduction to iPads and iPhones. How to browse the Internet, save favorite websites, take pictures, email photos and other attachments. Learn about important settings, including connecting to Wi-Fi and fixing the annoying screen shutoff. Discover useful and fun “Apps” that enhance your life, plus learn helpful shortcuts and tricks. Some prior experience is helpful, but not required.

Some prior experience is helpful, but not required.

iPad/iPhone Workshop Step 1

Starts from: 11/2/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPA1101
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

New user with an iPhone or iPad (or both)? No worries! This is the class for you. Learn to use your new iDevice like a seasoned professional. Sessions will cover both hardware and software. When it comes to hardware, there’s more to those simple buttons than meets the eye – each has several different uses. When it comes to iPhone software (call iOS), we’ll cover all the basics. How to use the phone with all the finger-touch gestures, taps and swipes. We’ll dive deep into the Settings control panel, sound and video settings, multi-tasking and more. When it comes to apps, we’ll cover the App Store, downloading, installing and removing apps. We’ll cover Siri and cover a “Top 10” list of favorite, useful Siri functions. Class will also cover the basic productivity apps that come “baked into” the iPhone, Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, Notes and others.

What students say: “Very clear instruction. Answers questions + then some.”; “Very personable and knowledgeable.”

Excel II (for PC users)

Starts from: 11/5/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS2001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course begins with a brief review of basic Excel concepts. More advanced features are then introduced, to include conditional data formatting, absolute vs. relative cell references, working with various types of charts, data tables, Flash Fill, Goal Seek functionality, using multiple sheets in a workbook and creating references across sheets, the IF function, HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP functions, Pivot Tables, and new features in recent versions of Excel. Students are expected to have the following Excel skills: • Navigate a worksheet with mouse and keyboard, and enter numbers, text, and formulas • Apply precedence of arithmetic operators when entering formulas • Apply basic formatting to cells • Use the fill handle to copy numbers and formulas • Create basic line, pie, and bar charts • Copy cells using the Copy, Cut, and Paste functions of the Windows Clipboard • Print, save, and reopen workbooks • Use the SUM, MIN, MAX, COUNT, and AVERAGE functions

Excel I (for PC users)

Starts from: 11/7/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1003
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn to use Excel, Microsoft’s powerful spreadsheet software, which is essential in today’s working world. This course focuses on getting you started by providing the basics. You will learn to enter and edit data, perform calculations, use and create formulas and functions, and print your spreadsheet to fit the page. Discover how to add some pizzazz to your workbook! No previous Excel experience is required, but you must have basic computer skills.

Intro to Windows 10 for Windows Users

Starts from: 11/12/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWN1003
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Windows 10 is becoming the only operating system available when buying a new PC! Topics include navigating and managing the new “Tiles” Windows Start Screen, browsing the internet, settings for your Internet wi-fi, email, differences with Windows Versions 7 and 8.1, plus useful shortcuts, hints, and tips. Suitable for those with some experience with previous versions of Windows.

Computer Basics for New Computer Users – Windows 10

Starts from: 11/14/2018

$89

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCT1002
  • Duration
    4 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is not a lecture series, but hands-on training in basic computer usage designed for the beginning computer user, taught in ACE’s own computer lab where you will be assigned a PC to use for the duration of the class. Receive the tools necessary to understand navigation, the process of using a mouse, creating and saving documents, creating files and folders, and safely browsing the web. Successfully completing this class is the foundation for getting the most from all ACE technology courses. Prerequisite: Ability to use a computer keyboard.

Prerequisite: Ability to use a computer keyboard.

To Sync or Not to Sink?

Starts from: 11/26/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCS3001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Would you like to know what all of this “syncing” is about? And I don’t mean the kitchen or bathroom sink. What does it mean to sync to the Cloud? Would you like to NOT have to read through hundreds of emails twice and NOT have to keep deleting them only to have more reappear each time you read your email? Or would you prefer your address book to just have the people you talk to the most without a bunch of duplicates? Would you like to see what your significant other is up to by syncing each other’s calendars? Join us at this hands-on class as we discover which Clouds to use and how to sync your email, contacts, and calendars to save time and sanity! Please bring all of your mobile devices that you want to sync and all of your passwords.

Join us at this hands-on class as we discover which Clouds to use and how to sync your email, contacts, and calendars to save time and sanity! Please bring all of your mobile devices that you want to sync and all of your passwords.

Photoshop Elements With Hammer

Starts from: 11/27/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TPE3001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Discover the true meaning of being Photoshopped! In this class you will get familiar with all the wonderful things you can do with the amazing tools that Photoshop has to offer. You will import, edit, and enhance your photos. You will discover layers. You will play and have fun with the many effects and brushes, and you will enhance your photos. Bring to class your digital camera, a flash/thumb drive and/or your mobile camera phone as well as your laptop (don’t forget your passwords and your cables, too).

Excel II (for PC users)

Starts from: 11/28/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    deleted
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course begins with a brief review of basic Excel concepts. More advanced features are then introduced, to include conditional data formatting, absolute vs. relative cell references, working with various types of charts, data tables, Flash Fill, Goal Seek functionality, using multiple sheets in a workbook and creating references across sheets, the IF function, HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP functions, Pivot Tables, and new features in recent versions of Excel. Students are expected to have the following Excel skills: • Navigate a worksheet with mouse and keyboard, and enter numbers, text, and formulas • Apply precedence of arithmetic operators when entering formulas • Apply basic formatting to cells • Use the fill handle to copy numbers and formulas • Create basic line, pie, and bar charts • Copy cells using the Copy, Cut, and Paste functions of the Windows Clipboard • Print, save, and reopen workbooks • Use the SUM, MIN, MAX, COUNT, and AVERAGE functions

Shutterfly – Venice

Starts from: 11/28/2018

$85

Campus Location
ACE
409 Bahama St
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TSHV1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Ever wonder how to make your very own photo book with your own photos delivered to your home? It’s a perfect gift for a new baby, summer trip photos, or a holiday present. Take this class and learn how to create your very own photo book using the Shutterfly App. Bring along your laptop + your passwords, iPhone, iPad, or tablet computer charged and ready to use.

Bring along your laptop + your passwords, iPhone, iPad, or tablet computer charged and ready to use.

Excel I (for PC users)

Starts from: 11/29/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1009
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn to use Excel, Microsoft’s powerful spreadsheet software, which is essential in today’s working world. This course focuses on getting you started by providing the basics. You will learn to enter and edit data, perform calculations, use and create formulas and functions, and print your spreadsheet to fit the page. Discover how to add some pizzazz to your workbook! No previous Excel experience is required, but you must have basic computer skills.

The Google-verse (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Photos)

Starts from: 11/29/2018

$69

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TGV1001
  • Duration
    3 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Have you heard the saying “Google knows everything”? In this three-week course, you’ll learn why this popular search engine has become – well, universal! The Google Universe includes Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, and Google Photos, among other applications. You’ll learn how to fully utilize your Gmail account, including labels, filters, and more. You’ll review Google’s online services, including Docs, Sheets, and Slides. You’ll practice uploading and saving documents and other data files to Google Drive so that you can access them from anywhere. Learn how to use Google’s online calendar – and connect it to your smartphone. Use Google Photos to back up your iPhone or iPad photos. Participants must have a Google/Gmail account set up prior to the first day of class.

Participants must have a Google/Gmail account set up prior to the first day of class.
What students say: “Great presentation, always answered questions, knowledgeable.”; “He is excellent + very open to each person’s question.”

Understanding the Cloud

Starts from: 12/3/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TCL1003
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

“Cloud” computing is all the rage these days. If you are wondering “What is this all about?” or “Do I really care?” or ” Do I NEED the Cloud?”, then this class is for you. In two (2) short sessions we will explore the advantages and disadvantages to using cloud services, students will explore their options and will be able to make informed choices. No prerequisites. Beginners welcome.

No prerequisites. Beginners welcome.

iPhone 10 – What is New (not a beginner class)

Starts from: 12/4/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIP5001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

You are an experienced iPhone user and just got your brand-new iPhone X. Nothing seems to work the same as it did with your old iPhone. Come to this one-session class and get comfortable with your new purchase. We will cover not only the new features, but also all the new gestures needed, because the Home button has been removed. Prerequisite: For experienced iPhone users only. This is not a basic iPhone class.

Prerequisite: For experienced iPhone users only. This is not a basic iPhone class.

Latest 20 Tips and Tricks for iOS

Starts from: 12/4/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TIOS1002
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Apple develops and delivers a major new update to its iOS about every 12 months We are now on iOS 11. With each release there are new features and functions that are meant to make the devices easier to use and more functional. Some of the changes are obvious and some are hidden. Some might even say that they appear confusing. Come to this class and learn 20 or more of these new features that have been added to the last two releases of iOS (iOS10 and iOS 11). • Prerequisite – Beginning iPad 1 or iPhone 1, or instructor approval

• Prerequisite – Have taken Beginning iPad 1 or iPhone 1, or instructor approval

PowerPoint (for PC users)

Starts from: 12/5/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TWS1010
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Become acquainted with the basic uses of one of the most impressive presentation tools available today. Learn to place words on the screen and animate their appearance; create colorful backgrounds; and add diagrams, photographs, and movies. Then copy, save, and distribute your presentations. You will look like a pro after just two lessons!

Quickbooks Online (QBO) Solutions Forum

Starts from: 12/7/2018

$49

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TQB2002
  • Duration
    2 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Friday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Group coaching and consulting facilitated by Laurie Letzo, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor by Intuit. Prerequisite: Prior use of Quickbooks Online – cloud-based Accounting for your business. Prior to 1st session: student will write three issues / questions that they are currently experiencing in QBO within the business. Sharpen your skills and bring your questions / challenges / problems / issues working with QuickBooks Online to the QBO Solutions Forum.

Type With Two Hands

Starts from: 12/11/2018

$35

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TLT2001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

So, you’ve touched your computer! You have email, you’ve gotten yourself online, and you even mastered Facebook and some other social networking sites. But are you still typing with one or two fingers, so it takes forever to type anything? Do you want to learn how to type with both hands? If so, this class is for you.

Google Photos – Store, Organize & Share for Free

Starts from: 12/11/2018

$29

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    TGP1001
  • Duration
    1 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Want to get all your pictures together in one place where you can organize and edit them? Then you need to use the latest offering from Google called Google Photos. Google Photos is a free cloud-based program that allows you to save as many pictures as you wish for “free” as long as they are not in raw format. In this class we will install the program and upload pictures to a Google account. We will then try the various organization and editing features of the program. We will edit some photos, create albums, and make a collage and slideshow. We will see how Google Photos automatically creates albums for people, places, and things. We will also cover how you can share your photos with others. Come to the class and finally get control of all those photos. Bring your computer and/or your smartphone or tablet (Apple or Android).

Bring your computer and/or your smartphone or tablet (Apple or Android)

iPad/iPhone Step One

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 9/8/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Waldemere Medical Plaza,1921 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL 34238 - Cypress room
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-3
  • Duration
    4 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The first class is $45, which includes your annual membership in the Sarasota Technology User Group. Additional classes are free. Did you just get an iPad or iPhone? Come to this beginnerÕs course and get the vital knowledge needed to make this device more useful and enjoyable. Learn how to use the touch screen and settings. Learn what all the external buttons can do. Learn about some of the icons/applications that come with the iPad/iPhone, how to add applications to your iPad/iPhone, and how to use some of those applications after you get them. Pre-requisite—Have an Apple store ID and password and an email account and password.

Working with Photos on an iPhone or iPad

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 9/22/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Waldemere Medical Plaza,1921 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL 34238 - Cypress room
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-41
  • Duration
    2 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The first class is $45, which includes your annual membership in the Sarasota Technology User Group. Additional classes are free. Whether youÕre shooting, viewing, or managing photos, they look great on iPad/iPhone. The high-resolution Retina display makes your photos look so good youÕll be compelled to show them off. In this two-session class we will cover how to take pictures and how to get photos on your iPad/iPhone from your computer, camera or email. We will then cover how to edit and organize photos on the iPad/iPhone and how to make a slideshow with your pictures. We will also cover how to get pictures from your iPad/iPhone to your computer, how to send your pictures to the drug store to get hard copies, and how to send your pictures to other people. This is the Pictures 101 class for the iPad/iPhone. Prerequisite ÐThis class for the folks who know the basics and want to learn more. It is not for those new to the iPad or iPhone.

iPad/iPhone Step Two

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 10/6/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Waldemere Medical Plaza,1921 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL 34238 - Cypress room
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-10
  • Duration
    4 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The first class is $45, which includes your annual membership in the Sarasota Technology User Group. Additonal classes are free. This class is for Apple device users who know the basics and want more. You will learn how to use many useful applications, such as how to sync email with your PC, organize pictures, and use Safari effectively.

Traveling with Your iPad/iPhone

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 10/6/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Waldemere Medical Plaza,1921 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL 34238 - Cypress room
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-32
  • Duration
    1 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The first class is $45, which includes your annual membership in the Sarasota Technology User Group. Additional classes are free. Are planning a trip and want to make the best use of your iPad or iPhone? Come to this one session class and learn about some apps which can make your trip go smoothly. Prerequisite – this class is for those who know the basics and want to learn more. It is not a beginning class.

Latest Tricks for iOS

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 10/13/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Waldemere Medical Plaza,1921 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL 34238 - Cypress room
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-31
  • Duration
    1 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The first class is $45, which includes your annual membership in the Sarasota Technology User Group. Additional classes are free. Apple develops and delivers a major new update about every several months. With each release, there are new features and functions that make the devices easier to use. Come learn about the newest features. Prerequisite – This class is for the folks who know the basics and want to learn more. It is not for those new to the iPad or iPhone.

Lots of iPhone/iPad Applications

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 10/20/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Waldemere Medical Plaza,1921 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL 34238 - Cypress room
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-14
  • Duration
    2 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Saturday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The first class is $45, which includes your annual membership in the Sarasota Technology User Group. Additional classes are free. Join us for a two-session workshop on some of the more interesting and useful applications for iPad and iPhone. We will focus on books, music, and video. We will also review a few common apps that work across all tablet devices. Bring your Apple password to download apps.

Intro to Social Media

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 10/18/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota FL 34231 Tech Lab
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-42
  • Duration
    1 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The first class is $45, which includes your annual membership in the Sarasota Technology User Group. Additional classes are free. Join us for a one session class as we explore some of the various social media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, for example.

Information Security

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 11/14/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota FL 34231 Tech Lab
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-1
  • Duration
    1 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you use the Internet, then you are aware that most aspects of your life are on display via various Websites. All this information needs to be protected against unauthorized access, which can result in identity theft, impersonation and criminal use.   This class will give you some vital tips to keeping your information safe.

Information Security

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 12/12/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota FL 34231 Tech Lab
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-1
  • Duration
    1 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

If you use the Internet, then you are aware that most aspects of your life are on display via various Websites. All this information needs to be protected against unauthorized access, which can result in identity theft, impersonation and criminal use.   This class will give you some vital tips to keeping your information safe.

Using Google Drive

Sarasota Technology Users Group
Starts from: 10/18/2018

$45

Campus Location
Sarasota Technology Users Group
Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota FL 34231 Tech Lab
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    STUG
  • Course Code
    SS-19
  • Duration
    2 - session
  • School
    Sarasota Technology Users Group
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The first class is $45, which includes your annual membership in the Sarasota Technology User Group. Additional classes are free. This class shows the benefits and uses of Google Drive, Google’s storage area on the Internet. Also included will be a look at the free applications for word-processing, spreadsheets, and other office-type apps.