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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 -
09:00 to 12:00

In this lecture, learn how to use Git and GitHub to effectively manage, track, repair, and share your code base collaboratively. We will learn what Git is, how it differs from svn, and how to use it. 

This coursework will focus on the process for creating repositories, staging changes, and committing code.  You will learn about branches, remotes, and how to merge code as well as handle merge conflicts.  Once we have reviewed these skills we will then take a look at GitHub, and how to start your own open source project or contribute to an existing open source project. 

Thursday, July 20, 2017 -
09:00 to 12:00

Learn little-known but very useful Excel techniques in this 3-hour lecture! Learners who incorporate these techniques into their daily workflows should need less time to complete Excel tasks and at the same improve the quality of their work products.

Course outline/topics:

What is the Paste Special dialog box, and why should I care?

Monday, August 7, 2017 -
09:00 to 12:00

What are pivot tables and why would I want to use them?
Learn through demonstration how to create and manipulate pivot tables. Learn some of the power under the hood of this unique tool.  Laptops are recommended, but not required.

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Monday, August 7, 2017 -
13:00 to 16:00

In this lecture, learn about today's social media platforms (from LinkedIn, to Facebook, Twitter, and the blogosphere) and how they offer extraordinary capabilities and unique opportunities to bring about significant business and personal benefits.  

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 -
09:00 to 12:00

You've heard of programming languages like Java or Python, but want to learn more about what Programming is, and how best to use it.

In this lecture, learn the fundamentals and then work on a Do It Yourself project.

Laptops are recommended, but not required.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 -
13:00 to 16:00

This lecture demonstrates most aspects of using Excel’s macro recorder feature. It introduces participants to macro concepts, terminology, conventions and shortcuts.  Learners will see how to record, test, modify and run macros to automate everyday tasks in Excel.

The lecture provides a brief introduction to the Visual Basic Editor as a tool for creating, modifying, copying and testing macros. The lecture covers several different approaches to running macros including creating custom macro command buttons, keyboard shortcuts and adding macros to Excel’s Quick Access toolbar.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 -
09:00 to 12:00

Learn how to enhance your project management skills and better manage projects of all kinds. This session focuses on bringing innovative insights and practical techniques to revolutionize managing projects of all sizes.   Key topics and takeaways:

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 -
13:00 to 16:00

Learn powerful tips and techniques to save you time and get the results you need from your email. Get important email management strategies to transform email into a productivity tool and learn how to manage information overload.  

Whether you're using Outlook, Mac Mail, or Stanford Email, the email management strategies you will learn can be applied in any application to get the results you want from your email communication and help you, your team, and your organization better succeed and meet your goals.

Thursday, August 10, 2017 -
09:00 to 12:00

Gain a basic understanding of the most commonly used tools for editing and re-touching photos.  

In this half-day lecture, learn from a design industry professional with both print and web experience.  Learn the importance of making a perfect selection and how layers can protect you from much pain and suffering down the road.   Remove the background from your main subject or vice versa and turn old, faded, damaged, images into photos that look like originals. 

Thursday, August 10, 2017 -
13:00 to 16:00

Need to design a poster, invitation, newsletter…or any other print or PDF project that has images and words? Then, InDesign is THE application you need to know!

InDesign is the premier program for text/image based layouts. It’s robust tools, allow for maximum flexibility, creativity and efficiency with your newsletters, posters, invitations, and multi-page layouts. 

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