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1055 Monterey St
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93408
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Classes

May
24
9:00 AM09:00

Excel 2013 - III

This course teaches advanced formulas and functions, lookups and data tables, list management and data validation, creating and formatting PivotTables, exporting and importing, analytical options, and macros.

PRE-REQUISITE: Please complete Excel 2013 - II before signing up for this course. Excel 2013 courses are designed to build on the previous course knowledge set and are meant to be taken in order. If you are unsure if you have completed Excel 2013 - II please take the Skills Assessment to help determine which course is best for you. http://www.slocoldc.org/s/Excel-III-Skills-Assessment.pdfThis half-day class goes beyond the basic features of the desktop version of Outlook, with a focus on time saving tips and tricks. Even if you have used Outlook for years, you will be amazed and these hidden features and techniques. You will learn how to navigate between Mail, Calendar, and People, create and manage email, create signatures, manage Automatic Replies, create calendar items, share and access shared calendars, create contacts and search the Global Address List.

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May
30
2:00 PM14:00

Skype Introductory Training

Skype for Business allows you to connect instantly with other County users to collaborate through instant messaging (IM), voice or video conferencing from your desktop, and by sharing access to desktops and applications during online meetings! Learn how to use whiteboards, polls, and other tools to gather ideas and elevate your level of collaboration with others in the County!

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May
30
7:00 PM19:00

Promoting Family Health

Your family’s health matters and living healthy can be a challenge. With demanding schedules at both home and work, it isn’t always easy to keep yourself and family members on track. In this seminar, participants will learn simple steps they can take to promote good family health. Participants will explore the importance of a documented family history, the benefits of a family emergency plan, healthy meal planning guidelines, exercise as a family bonding activity and other helpful tips.

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Jun
7
9:00 AM09:00

Word - I

This course is suitable for new and seasoned users who want to learn more and will teach tips and tricks to help maneuver through Word. The instructor will guide students through creating and editing documents with a heavy emphasis on formatting characters and paragraphs. The course will also include working with tables and graphics as well as proofing and printing documents.

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Jun
13
8:30 AM08:30

New Employee Orientation

The New Employee Orientation is usually held the Second Wednesday of each month. It is designed to familiarize new employees with the process of working in the public sector as well as introduce the various resources available to San Luis Obispo County Employees. The New Employee Orientation includes a mandatory training segment that addresses Discrimination and Harassment Prevention (DHP) during the final 45 minutes of the meeting.

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Jun
13
9:00 AM09:00

Excel - I

This class is suitable for new and seasoned users who want to learn more about the program. Extra attention is given to shortcuts, tips and tricks! We will cover the core functions and features of Excel. Students will gain skills in creating and modifying spreadsheets, entering text and values, creating, editing and copying formulas and functions, using autofill, formatting, inserting and deleting columns and rows, printing and page setup options, as well as creating basic charts.

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Jun
13
11:00 AM11:00

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It is the policy of San Luis Obispo County that all employees shall have a working environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. San Luis Obispo County requires that all employees treat the public and other employees with courtesy and respect. This training will help County management and staff understand, address and prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Jun
13
3:30 PM15:30

County Identity Standards 101

This is a crash course on the various policies and uses of the County's new identity standards. In order to build a strong connection between what the County is and what it does for the community, all County representatives and staff are directed to follow new guidelines outlined in the County's Identity Standards Manual. Take this course to understand the County's brand strategy and to discover the correct and incorrect ways to use colors, typography (fonts), the County's name, and the County's identity marks in all communications, both internal and external.

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Jun
14
9:00 AM09:00

Excel Power Pivot

We are now living in the age of big data. Data is being collected all the time and for increasingly detailed transactions. This can lead to an overwhelming amount of data, which brings about a need for people who can analyze large amounts of data quickly. Fortunately, Excel provides Power Pivot to help you organize, manipulate, and report on your data in the best way possible. Since a tool is only as good as the person using it, it is important to gain a solid understanding of Power Pivot to maximize your effectiveness when analyzing data. Along with this, the need to analyze that data and gain actionable insight is greater than ever. Being able to harness the power of advanced PivotTable features and create PivotCharts will help you to gain a competitive edge. You will not only be able to summarize data for you to analyze, but also organize the data in a way that can be meaningfully presented to others. This leads to data-driven business decisions that have a better chance for success for everyone involved. 


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to use Power Pivot along with Excel's PivotTables and Pivot Charts to analyze data from a variety of sources. You will: 
• Get started with Power Pivot. 
• Visualize Power Pivot data. 
• Work with advanced functionality in Power Pivot. 
• Prepare data for PivotTable reporting and create PivotTables from various data sources. 
• Analyze Data Using PivotTables. 
• Work with PivotCharts.

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Jun
15
8:30 AM08:30

CPR-First Aid-AED Training

This course teaches you how to recognize life threatening emergencies, such as cardiac arrest, strokes and breathing emergencies. Training in First Aid and AED operation are included in this course. This class will not meet the Healthcare Provider requirements. Lunch is from 12-1pm (not included). Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

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Jun
20
7:00 PM19:00

Healthy Aging

There is a saying that “60 is the new 40.” The way our society looks at age is changing. We have longer life spans and face new health challenges as a result. In this workshop, we will discuss age as a state of mind. The way we relate to our surroundings influences our perception of the aging experience.

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Jun
27
10:00 AM10:00

Skype Introductory Training

  • New Government Center-BOS Chambers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Skype for Business allows you to connect instantly with other County users to collaborate through instant messaging (IM), voice or video conferencing from your desktop, and by sharing access to desktops and applications during online meetings! Learn how to use whiteboards, polls, and other tools to gather ideas and elevate your level of collaboration with others in the County!

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Jun
27
11:00 AM11:00

Supervisor's Role in the Workers' Comp Process

Find out what to do when your employee is injured, or becomes ill at work. 
This is an interactive training; please bring questions. 
Topics Include: 
- The paperwork that needs to be completed by the injured employee and the supervisor. 
- Where to send an employee for treatment. 
- Follow up with Intercare Holdings Insurance Services, Inc. 
- Accommodating an employee with work restrictions
- Bloodborne Pathogen Post-Exposure Protocol

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Jul
10
9:00 AM09:00

Excel II

This intermediate spreadsheet course includes viewing options, hiding and displaying data, linking and consolidating workbooks, advanced charting techniques, advanced formatting, basic list management (sorting and filtering), creating cell comments and protecting cells from changes, and creating and managing templates.

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Jul
11
8:30 AM08:30

New Employee Orientation

The New Employee Orientation is usually held the Second Wednesday of each month. It is designed to familiarize new employees with the process of working in the public sector as well as introduce the various resources available to San Luis Obispo County Employees. The New Employee Orientation includes a mandatory training segment that addresses Discrimination and Harassment Prevention (DHP) during the final 45 minutes of the meeting.

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Jul
11
11:00 AM11:00

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It is the policy of San Luis Obispo County that all employees shall have a working environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. San Luis Obispo County requires that all employees treat the public and other employees with courtesy and respect. This training will help County management and staff understand, address and prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Jul
12
8:30 AM08:30

Preparing and Submitting Board Agenda Items

In this two-part course, you will learn how to successfully prepare and submit an agenda item to the Board of Supervisors. The first half of the course will help you understand how to coordinate and write an agenda item, specifically as to the content the Administrative Office and the Board of Supervisors requires. The second half of the course we will provide hands on training on how to navigate and utilize the functionality in Agenda.net to create and prepare a staff report for an agenda item as well as a corrigenda item.

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Jul
12
1:30 PM13:30

Preparing and Submitting Board Agenda Items

In this two-part course, you will learn how to successfully prepare and submit an agenda item to the Board of Supervisors. The first half of the course will help you understand how to coordinate and write an agenda item, specifically as to the content the Administrative Office and the Board of Supervisors requires. The second half of the course we will provide hands on training on how to navigate and utilize the functionality in Agenda.net to create and prepare a staff report for an agenda item as well as a corrigenda item.

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Jul
19
9:00 AM09:00

OneNote Essentials

In our fast-paced digital world, the need to capture ideas, meeting notes, and to-do items is ever present. Microsoft® Office OneNote® 2016 provides a way for you to efficiently create and collect your notes in an electronic notebook. This course will introduce you to using OneNote notebooks to store a wide variety of content in an organized structure, access the content from anywhere, and also share it with others. Additionally, learning how OneNote and the other applications in the suite are integrated increases your productivity with Microsoft Office.

Course Objectives: In this course, you will develop digital note-taking skills by creating, modifying, and managing OneNote notebooks that work with other Microsoft Office programs.

You will: • Navigate and customize the OneNote interface and environment. • Add and format text, images, audio, links, and drawing objects to a notebook. • Embed Excel spreadsheets and attach other files to a notebook. • Categorize, organize, and search notebook content. • Check spelling in, print, and password-protect notebooks. • Use Outlook and OneDrive to send and share notebook content. • Export notebook content and manage notebook history and backup

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Aug
7
9:00 AM09:00

PowerPoint I

Learn how to create and edit individual slides in your presentation; rearrange and delete slides; insert slides from other presentations; edit; format text; bulleted lists; spell check; work with WordArt, clip art, and shapes; and build your own slide show using Slide Masters and transitions. Prerequisites: Windows Introduction or previous Windows and word processing experience.

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Aug
8
8:30 AM08:30

New Employee Orientation

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The New Employee Orientation is usually held the Second Wednesday of each month. It is designed to familiarize new employees with the process of working in the public sector as well as introduce the various resources available to San Luis Obispo County Employees. The New Employee Orientation includes a mandatory training segment that addresses Discrimination and Harassment Prevention (DHP) during the final 45 minutes of the meeting.

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Aug
8
11:00 AM11:00

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It is the policy of San Luis Obispo County that all employees shall have a working environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. San Luis Obispo County requires that all employees treat the public and other employees with courtesy and respect. This training will help County management and staff understand, address and prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Aug
16
9:00 AM09:00

Excel Power Pivot

We are now living in the age of big data. Data is being collected all the time and for increasingly detailed transactions. This can lead to an overwhelming amount of data, which brings about a need for people who can analyze large amounts of data quickly. Fortunately, Excel provides Power Pivot to help you organize, manipulate, and report on your data in the best way possible. Since a tool is only as good as the person using it, it is important to gain a solid understanding of Power Pivot to maximize your effectiveness when analyzing data. Along with this, the need to analyze that data and gain actionable insight is greater than ever. Being able to harness the power of advanced PivotTable features and create PivotCharts will help you to gain a competitive edge. You will not only be able to summarize data for you to analyze, but also organize the data in a way that can be meaningfully presented to others. This leads to data-driven business decisions that have a better chance for success for everyone involved. 


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to use Power Pivot along with Excel's PivotTables and Pivot Charts to analyze data from a variety of sources. You will: 
• Get started with Power Pivot. 
• Visualize Power Pivot data. 
• Work with advanced functionality in Power Pivot. 
• Prepare data for PivotTable reporting and create PivotTables from various data sources. 
• Analyze Data Using PivotTables. 
• Work with PivotCharts.

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Aug
29
9:00 AM09:00

Access - I

Learn the basics of planning and designing databases by creating and modifying tables, creating and running queries, designing forms and generating reports. This course provides a great foundation for understanding the concepts of relational databases. Pre-Requisite: Previous Windows experience, Word - I, and Excel - I.

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Sep
12
8:30 AM08:30

New Employee Orientation

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The New Employee Orientation is usually held the Second Wednesday of each month. It is designed to familiarize new employees with the process of working in the public sector as well as introduce the various resources available to San Luis Obispo County Employees. The New Employee Orientation includes a mandatory training segment that addresses Discrimination and Harassment Prevention (DHP) during the final 45 minutes of the meeting.

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Sep
12
11:00 AM11:00

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training

  • New Governemnt Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It is the policy of San Luis Obispo County that all employees shall have a working environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. San Luis Obispo County requires that all employees treat the public and other employees with courtesy and respect. This training will help County management and staff understand, address and prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Preventing Workplace Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation (AB 1825)

  • New Government Center-BOS Chambers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

State Assembly Bill 1825 was implemented in December 2005 and mandates that all who serve as a lead, supervisor, or have power or influence over other employees (even if he/she does not officially supervise) are required to take a state-approved Sexual Harassment Prevention Training every two years, initiated within 6 months of promotion or hiring into a lead or higher position.

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Oct
10
8:30 AM08:30

New Employee Orientation

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The New Employee Orientation is usually held the Second Wednesday of each month. It is designed to familiarize new employees with the process of working in the public sector as well as introduce the various resources available to San Luis Obispo County Employees. The New Employee Orientation includes a mandatory training segment that addresses Discrimination and Harassment Prevention (DHP) during the final 45 minutes of the meeting.

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Oct
10
11:00 AM11:00

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It is the policy of San Luis Obispo County that all employees shall have a working environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. San Luis Obispo County requires that all employees treat the public and other employees with courtesy and respect. This training will help County management and staff understand, address and prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Oct
23
9:00 AM09:00

Word II

This course includes creating section breaks, multiple columns, using and creating Styles, outlines, headers and footers, creating and formatting tables, watermarks and graphics, creating templates, and envelopes and labels, tracking document changes and comparing revisions.  

It is strongly encouraged that Word I is taken prior to this course!

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Oct
24
9:00 AM09:00

Publisher I

This course teaches the essential functions and features of Publisher 2013. Students will learn how to create a publication, adjust its page setup, enter and edit text, insert pictures, and create and modify text frames. They'll also learn how to work with multipage publications, objects, graphics, and tables, as wells as how to print publications

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Oct
30
9:00 AM09:00

Excel - I

This class is suitable for new and seasoned users who want to learn more about the program. Extra attention is given to shortcuts, tips and tricks! We will cover the core functions and features of Excel. Students will gain skills in creating and modifying spreadsheets, entering text and values, creating, editing and copying formulas and functions, using autofill, formatting, inserting and deleting columns and rows, printing and page setup options, as well as creating basic charts.

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Nov
8
9:00 AM09:00

Excel Power Pivot

We are now living in the age of big data. Data is being collected all the time and for increasingly detailed transactions. This can lead to an overwhelming amount of data, which brings about a need for people who can analyze large amounts of data quickly. Fortunately, Excel provides Power Pivot to help you organize, manipulate, and report on your data in the best way possible. Since a tool is only as good as the person using it, it is important to gain a solid understanding of Power Pivot to maximize your effectiveness when analyzing data. Along with this, the need to analyze that data and gain actionable insight is greater than ever. Being able to harness the power of advanced PivotTable features and create PivotCharts will help you to gain a competitive edge. You will not only be able to summarize data for you to analyze, but also organize the data in a way that can be meaningfully presented to others. This leads to data-driven business decisions that have a better chance for success for everyone involved. 


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to use Power Pivot along with Excel's PivotTables and Pivot Charts to analyze data from a variety of sources. You will: 
• Get started with Power Pivot. 
• Visualize Power Pivot data. 
• Work with advanced functionality in Power Pivot. 
• Prepare data for PivotTable reporting and create PivotTables from various data sources. 
• Analyze Data Using PivotTables. 
• Work with PivotCharts.

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Nov
13
9:00 AM09:00

Media Interview Workshop

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get the skills you need to master your next media interview. This three-hour course combines theory and practice by providing tips and tricks and on-camera interview training. You will learn how to quickly identify your key message and how to promote good news within your department. You'll take part in realistic media interviews with tailored scenarios and playback analysis to prepare you for real print, radio or TV interviews. By the end of this course, you will have the confidence to face the media.

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Nov
14
8:30 AM08:30

New Employee Orientation

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The New Employee Orientation is usually held the Second Wednesday of each month. It is designed to familiarize new employees with the process of working in the public sector as well as introduce the various resources available to San Luis Obispo County Employees. The New Employee Orientation includes a mandatory training segment that addresses Discrimination and Harassment Prevention (DHP) during the final 45 minutes of the meeting.

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Nov
14
11:00 AM11:00

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It is the policy of San Luis Obispo County that all employees shall have a working environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. San Luis Obispo County requires that all employees treat the public and other employees with courtesy and respect. This training will help County management and staff understand, address and prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Nov
15
9:00 AM09:00

OneNote Essentials

In our fast-paced digital world, the need to capture ideas, meeting notes, and to-do items is ever present. Microsoft® Office OneNote® 2016 provides a way for you to efficiently create and collect your notes in an electronic notebook. This course will introduce you to using OneNote notebooks to store a wide variety of content in an organized structure, access the content from anywhere, and also share it with others. Additionally, learning how OneNote and the other applications in the suite are integrated increases your productivity with Microsoft Office.

Course Objectives: In this course, you will develop digital note-taking skills by creating, modifying, and managing OneNote notebooks that work with other Microsoft Office programs.

You will: • Navigate and customize the OneNote interface and environment. • Add and format text, images, audio, links, and drawing objects to a notebook. • Embed Excel spreadsheets and attach other files to a notebook. • Categorize, organize, and search notebook content. • Check spelling in, print, and password-protect notebooks. • Use Outlook and OneDrive to send and share notebook content. • Export notebook content and manage notebook history and backup

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Dec
12
8:30 AM08:30

Untitled Event

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The New Employee Orientation is usually held the Second Wednesday of each month. It is designed to familiarize new employees with the process of working in the public sector as well as introduce the various resources available to San Luis Obispo County Employees. The New Employee Orientation includes a mandatory training segment that addresses Discrimination and Harassment Prevention (DHP) during the final 45 minutes of the meeting.

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Dec
12
9:00 AM09:00

PowerPoint II

You should be comfortable using a personal computer and Microsoft Windows. You will also need to know the basics of using Microsoft PowerPoint. You will get the most out of this course if your goal is to become proficient using PowerPoint to create enhanced presentations.

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Dec
12
11:00 AM11:00

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training

  • New Government Center-RM 161/162 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It is the policy of San Luis Obispo County that all employees shall have a working environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. San Luis Obispo County requires that all employees treat the public and other employees with courtesy and respect. This training will help County management and staff understand, address and prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Dec
20
9:00 AM09:00

Excel 2013 - III

This course teaches advanced formulas and functions, lookups and data tables, list management and data validation, creating and formatting PivotTables, exporting and importing, analytical options, and macros.

PRE-REQUISITE: Please complete Excel 2013 - II before signing up for this course. Excel 2013 courses are designed to build on the previous course knowledge set and are meant to be taken in order. If you are unsure if you have completed Excel 2013 - II please take the Skills Assessment to help determine which course is best for you. http://www.slocoldc.org/s/Excel-III-Skills-Assessment.pdf

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May
23
9:00 AM09:00

Word 2013 - III

This course is for the very skilled Word user who wants to learn more advanced techniques. Topics include: mail merge for form letters and mailing labels; creating and modifying online forms; working with long documents; including tables of contents, indexes, footnotes and endnotes, and hyperlinks; automating actions with macros; customizing menus and toolbars. PRE-REQUISITE: Please complete Word 2013 - II before signing up for this course. Word 2013 courses are designed to build on the previous course knowledge set and are meant to be taken in order. If you are unsure if you have completed Word 2013 - II please take the Skills Assessment to help determine which course is best for you. http://www.slocoldc.org/s/Word-III-Skills-Assessment.pdfThis course includes creating section breaks, multiple columns, using and creating Styles, outlines, headers and footers, creating and formatting tables, watermarks and graphics, creating templates, and envelopes and labels, tracking document changes and comparing revisions.  

It is strongly encouraged that Word I is taken prior to this course!

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May
15
10:30 AM10:30

Managing Priorities to Maximize Your Day

Discover how to enhance your health, well-being and productivity by relieving stress with simple relaxation techniques. Explore ergonomics and learn how to avoid on-the-job injuries from lifting, repetitive stress (such as carpal tunnel syndrome) and computer-related injuries (headache, eyestrain and back pain). The discussion will include how to achieve work-life balance, establish priorities, eat healthy and get regular exercise.

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May
10
1:00 PM13:00

Outlook Tips & Tricks

This half-day class goes beyond the basic features of the desktop version of Outlook, with a focus on time saving tips and tricks. Even if you have used Outlook for years, you will be amazed and these hidden features and techniques. You will learn how to navigate between Mail, Calendar, and People, create and manage email, create signatures, manage Automatic Replies, create calendar items, share and access shared calendars, create contacts and search the Global Address List.

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May
10
9:00 AM09:00

Outlook Tips & Tricks

This half-day class goes beyond the basic features of the desktop version of Outlook, with a focus on time saving tips and tricks. Even if you have used Outlook for years, you will be amazed and these hidden features and techniques. You will learn how to navigate between Mail, Calendar, and People, create and manage email, create signatures, manage Automatic Replies, create calendar items, share and access shared calendars, create contacts and search the Global Address List.

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May
9
11:00 AM11:00

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training

It is the policy of San Luis Obispo County that all employees shall have a working environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. San Luis Obispo County requires that all employees treat the public and other employees with courtesy and respect. This training will help County management and staff understand, address and prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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May
9
9:00 AM09:00

Access III

Prerequisites: Access Intermediate or equivalent experience. You will cover querying with SQL, advanced queries, macros, advanced macros, importing/exporting/linking objects, and database management.

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May
9
8:30 AM08:30

New Employee Orientation

The New Employee Orientation is usually held the Second Wednesday of each month. 

It is designed to familiarize new employees with the process of working in the public sector as well as introduce the various resources available to San Luis Obispo County Employees. 

The New Employee Orientation includes a mandatory training segment that addresses Discrimination and Harassment Prevention (DHP) during the final 45 minutes of the meeting.

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May
1
2:00 PM14:00

Supervisor's Role in the Workers' Comp Process

Find out what to do when your employee is injured, or becomes ill at work. 
This is an interactive training; please bring questions. 
Topics Include: 
- The paperwork that needs to be completed by the injured employee and the supervisor. 
- Where to send an employee for treatment. 
- Follow up with Intercare Holdings Insurance Services, Inc. 
- Accommodating an employee with work restrictions
- Bloodborne Pathogen Post-Exposure Protocol

View Event →