Websites, Computers & Technology

Microsoft Office 365 – Your Business Online

This 40 program is designed to help you understand how to use your Microsoft Office Suite online in the cloud.  You will learn to integrate all your devices (smartphones, tablets, and computers) at the office, home and even on the road. In this program you will learn how to safely store in the cloud and share it with whom you need to. Never lose your files again and have the ability to share and work on spreadsheets, documents, and presentations remotely with your team!

  • MORE Effective USE of:

                        – >Outlook – >One-note

                        – >Excel – >One-drive

                        – >PowerPoint -> Sway

                         ->Word

  • Exploring the Screen, Toolbar & Ribbon Tools
  • templates & editing tools
  • Managing Calendars
  • File storage in Windows Explorer & Onedrive

Build Your Business Website on WordPress: Part 1

This program will help you set up a WordPress website for your business from scratch! A dynamic website is crucial for driving site traffic, expanding market recognition, providing round-the-clock info & promoting business growth. Content includes:

  • WordPress and Internet Security Basics
  • Anatomy of a Webpage
  • Backing up your Site
  • Domain & Web Hosting
  • C-Panel, Dashboard & Google Search
  • Themes, Pages, Posts & Menu

Build a WordPress Website: Part 2

Having a business website is not enough to generate revenue and opportunity. With this program you will learn aggressive strategies to bring attention to your business website, be top of Google search and drive sales. WordPress Part 1 is a prerequisite for this program. Content may include:

  • Security for WordPress
  • Photoshop
  • Keyword Research
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Video, Youtube & WordPress
  • Google Analytics
  • Mobile Performance

Computer Skills for Small Business (aka Microsoft Office Suite (Intro Level))

Keep your business moving forward with technology! This hands-on computer course will help equip you with the basic computer skills your business requires, covering many topics at an introductory level. Content may include:

  • Computer Basics
  • Intro to Word Processing (Microsoft Word)
  • Using Spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel)
  • Email Basics (Microsoft Outlook)
  • Using the Internet and Search Engines
  • Using Smart Phones and Tablets
  • Basic Security

Microsoft Office Suite Level 2

Essential Microsoft Excel

This program is designed to take participants with basic Excel skills to the next level. You will learn to function at a higher level in Excel usage and create Excel files with greater levels of difficulty and functionality. Content may include:

  • Overview of Excel Layout, Functions & Shortcuts
  • Formulas
  • Working with Numbers, Columns & Rows
  • Working Elements & Graphing
  • Working with Data

Online Apps for Business (aka Cloud Computing)

Learn how to integrate all your devices (cellphones, tablets, and computers) at the office, home and even on the road in this program. You will learn how to safely store on your cloud and share it with select people. Never lose your files again by using a cloud system! Content may include:

  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Google Apps
  • Evernote
  • Integrate All Devices
  • Access Documents & Photos Anywhere
  • Share Spreadsheets & Presentations

G-Suite for Small Business

This 40 hour program is designed to help you understand how to use and share your Google Drive files, help you understand and use the G-Suite apps both on your computer and your mobile devices, and help you feel more comfortable working online with the products that many more businesses are adopting. We will be looking at:

  • Google Drive
  • Google Docs
  • Sheets
  • Slides
  • Other online Google offerings
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Do you want to increase your productivity? Do you want to save time? As they say "Time is money."

If the answer is "yes", well, you can through our business skills training programs. Many of the local buinesses are working smarter not harder through the skills they learn from the programs offered through the Chamber.

Cost of training just isn't in the budget? That's ok. These programs are offered to business owners, managers, and employees at not cost!
Check out the 6 programs being offered this Fall starting September 21st: buff.ly/2ExXGOP
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Don't miss it! Join us virtually with a cup of coffee from home or curbside delivery for a casual meeting with local businesses like yourself.
Make connections, discuss issues, and share ideas. Hear what others have been doing during these uncertain times.

Wednesday August 5th from 8-9 am. Let us know you'd like to join us: buff.ly/35TOOfP
Once registered you will receive a link to the event on Tuesday afternoon.

Please tell your friends, business partners and colleges. All are welcome!
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The office will be closed today for the holiday.
Enjoy your day everyone!
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East Hants and surrounding areas have some of the most spectacular spots in Nova Scotia to explore!
This is one of Tencape where you can walk the ocean floor before the tide comes in!

Where have you been exploring this summer? Share your pictures in the comments below to inspire others to visit there.
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Calendar

Tue 25

Wellness In The Workplace – Presented by RBC

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sep 21

Microsoft Office 365 – Your Business Online

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sep 22

Dollars and ‘Sense’

September 22 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

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