Enroll Now: Business Office Administrative Training Starts November 20, 2017

By on October 27, 2017
Business Office Applications Training

The Business Office Administrative Training (BOAT) program is a 400 hour (10-week) accelerated training offering diverse adult-learners the real-world skills necessary to compete in today’s competitive job market. The hands-on training and small class size (9-15) are ideal for individuals re-entering the workforce, dislocated workers, career-changers, and those seeking to upgrade their technical and business skills. The team of professional instructors ensures that participants leave the program with a strong foundation in essential business skills, certification and/or proficiency in Microsoft Office. If you are looking for an edge to set you apart, the BOAT program is the place to be. The Microsoft Office Specialist Certification presents an exciting opportunity for participants to earn value credentials to improve desktop computing skills.

A variety of funding sources allows this program to be offered at no cost to qualified applicants. It is held in the newly remodeled classrooms at St. Louis Community College’s Forest Park campus.

Enroll now for the next class group which starts November 20, 2017.

Participants have the opportunity to successfully earn nationally recognized certifications during this 400-hour training program. These certifications ensures participants are fluent in powerful business applications. Participants can show off industry recognized certifications through digital badges to enhance employability.

MOS Word Certification: Fundamental understanding of the Microsoft Word environment and ability to complete tasks independently, demonstrating the correct application of the principle features of Word 2016 including managing documents, formatting text, paragraphs and sections, creating tables, managing references and inserting and formatting graphic elements.

MOS Excel Certification: Essential understanding of the Microsoft Excel environment and ability to complete tasks independently. Candidates will create and manage worksheets and workbooks, create tables to perform operations with formulas and functions and use graphic elements to represent data visually. Creating professional looking budgets and financial statements.

With the trainee’s successful completion of the BOAT program, eight (8) credit hours will be granted to participants after their enrollment at St. Louis Community College toward their Certification in Microcomputer Applications or Associates degree.

Call Ambrosia Harrison at 314-644-9787 to find out more. Additional information is online at STLCC.edu/BOAT.

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

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