Computer Training

Blazing Moon offers the following IT interventions:

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Microsoft Office 2016/365:

MS Office 2016/365 Courses:

A course designed for the new PC User. Topics Covered: Getting started with using a PC; hardware and software; networks; the desktop; organising files; MS Windows fundamentals; Windows accessories and Apps; mouse control and operation; shortcuts; Introduction to Word, Excel and Outlook 2016/365.
This Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016/365 training course is designed for students who are familiar with intermediate concepts. Topics Covered: Using Pivot Tables; Inserting Pivot Charts; Auditing Worksheets; Data Tools of Goal Seek, Data Validation, and Consolidating Data; Working with Others to protecting worksheets and workbooks, tracing changes and marking a workbook as final; Recording and Using Macros; Sparklines.
Excel dashboards and reports are powerful means to improve Excel data visualization. A dashboard report is a way to visually present important data in summary form so that you can make quick and effective decisions. This course is designed for Excel users who want to perform data modelling and create interactive reports by making the best use of the dashboard and reporting features in Excel 2016/365. Topics Covered: Visualisation best practices; Excel Charting; Advanced Charting; Excel Pivot Tables; Creating your Excel Dashboards; Working with your Data; Analysing Data.
The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to add BI techniques to Excel data analysis. This course is intended for students who are experienced with analyzing data with Excel and who wish to add BI techniques. This course is ideally suited to SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data. Topics Covered: Data Analysis in Excel; the Excel Data Model; Importing Data from Files; Importing Data from Database; Importing Data from Excel Reports; Creating and Formatting Measures; Visualizing Data in Excel; Using Excel with Power BI.
In this two-day workshop, delegates will learn how to use and apply the commonly used Functions and Formulas of Excel version 2016/365. Topics Covered: Formulas and Functions Basics; Statistical and Logical Functions; Lookup and Reference Formulas; Text Formulas; Time and Date Formulas; Array and Database Functions; Efficiency Tips.
This Intermediate Microsoft Excel 365/2016 training class is meant for students who want to advance their Excel skill from Introduction concepts. Topics Covered: Work with Ranges, The IF Function; SUMIF, AVERAGEIF, and COUNTIF Functions; Financial formulas, Creating Scenarios; Lookup Functions, Date and Time Functions, Consolidate Data; What-If Analysis; Scenario Manager; Lists; Work with Charts; Tables; Templates & Styles.
In this Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016/365 training course, students will create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. Topics Covered: Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook; The Ribbon; The Backstage View (File Menu); The Quick Access Toolbar; Entering Data in Microsoft Excel Worksheets; Formatting Microsoft Excel Worksheets; Using Formulas in Microsoft Excel; Working with Rows and Columns; Editing Worksheets; Finalising Microsoft Excel Worksheets.
This course takes a look at the free PowerPivot add-in for Microsoft Excel 2016/365. Its aim is for all users of PowerPivot to get a good grasp of how its features are set and how it works. It covers interface features, techniques for manipulating PowerPivot data, how to create PowerPivot reports, the structure of DAX functions, and ways to distribute PowerPivot data. Topics Covered: Getting Started with PowerPivot; Manipulating PowerPivot Data; Creating PowerPivot Reports; Using DAX Functions in PowerPivot; Distributing PowerPivot Data.
Students should also be comfortable using the Microsoft Excel 2016/365 to an advanced level. No previous experience with Visual Basic for Applications is required. Topics Covered: Developing Macros; Formatting Worksheets Using Macros; Creating an Interactive Worksheet; Working with Multiple Workbooks; Performing Calculations.
This course is intended to help all users get started with Teams, use messages and channels, communicate in different ways, and customize Teams settings. Topics Covered: Getting started with Teams; Using Channels, Posting Messages; Getting Help; Communicating in Channels; Using Chat, Managing Meetings; Managing Files; Customising Channels; Using Tabs and Connectors in Channels; Customise your Teams Experience and Options.
This course is intended for students who have basic skills with Microsoft Outlook 2016 who want to learn higher level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2016 interface. Topics Covered: Configuring Advanced Message Options; Advanced Message Management; Advanced Calendar and Task Management; Advanced Contact Management; Sharing Workspaces with Others; Managing Outlook Data Files.
This Microsoft Outlook training course introduces the 2016/365 interface and gets students up and running quickly working with messages, calendars, and contacts. Topics Covered: The Outlook 2016 Interface; Performing Popular Tasks in Outlook 2016; Working with Messages; Reading and Responding to Messages; Working with the Calendar; Organizing Contacts; Working with Tasks and Notes; Customizing the Outlook Environment.
This course is intended for students who have basic skills with Microsoft PowerPoint 2016/365 who want to learn advanced-level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2016 interface. Topics Covered: Modifying the PowerPoint Environment; Customizing Presentations; Presentation Masters; Working with Special Effects; Multimedia; Setting Up the Slide Show; Outlines and Slides; Managing Multiple Presentations.
This Introduction to PowerPoint 2016/365 training course is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations. Topics Covered: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation; The Ribbon; The Quick Access Toolbar; The Backstage View (The File Menu); Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation; Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations; Working with Images; Working with Tables and Charts; Modifying Objects in Your Presentation.
Success as a Project Manager requires that you complete your projects on time, finish within budget, and make sure that your customers are happy with what you deliver. The purpose of this intervention is to introduce the learner to Project Management Principles and the application thereof using Microsoft Project (adaptable to the version of MS Office being used) at the introductory level. Topics Covered: Introduction to Project Management; Project management principles; The Project Lifecycle; Setting up for success; Roles, responsibilities and Teamwork; Creating a Project Team; Project Planning; Planning Tools; Planning & Estimation; Intro to Risk Management.
This Advanced level is intended to help everyday computer users and managers understand advanced concepts in Microsoft Project 2016/365. This course is intended to help all users get up to speed with Microsoft Project’s advanced features, including task management, timelines, earned value calculation, custom reports, and custom views. Topics Covered: Managing the Project Environment; Managing Task Structures; Generating Project Views; Producing Project Reports.
MS Project is one of the most popular scheduling and project management programs on the market. In this Introduction to Microsoft Project 2016/365 course, learners will spend time getting comfortable with the Project 2016 user interface, including project views and the ribbon. Topics Covered: Starting a Project; Working with Project Calendars; Working with Project Tasks; Working with Project Resources; Delivering a Project Plan.
Learners should be familiar with intermediate concepts. Topics Covered: Collaborate on documents using a variety of tools; Review a document with tracked changes; Merge document changes; Co-author documents; Adding Reference Marks and Notes; Co-author and share documents with other users; Simplify and manage long documents; Indexing, Table of Contents; Bibliography; Document outlines; Create master and subdocuments; Securing a Document; Digital Signature; Creating and Using Forms.
This course is designed to help users who are familiar with Word’s basic features take their skills to the next level. Topics Covered: Working with Tables and Charts; Customising Formats Using Styles and Themes; Using Images in a Document; Creating Custom Graphic Elements; Inserting Content using Quick Parts; Controlling Text Flow; Using Templates; Using Mail Merge; Using Macros.
This Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016/365 training class is designed for students new to working with Microsoft Word in Windows. Topics Covered: Getting Started with Word; Formatting Text and Paragraphs; Adding Tables; Managing Lists; Inserting Graphic Objects; Controlling Page Appearance; Proofing a Document.

SETA Qualifications

14 SETA Accredited Qualifications

Blazing Moon offers 14 various accredited learnerships registered with both MICT and Services SETA which are currently running in our various corporate customers. All training can be conducted in socially distanced classroom sessions, or online sessions. We use a Blended learning approach for our delivery and this is most convenient to learners in remote areas. These are applicable to the business areas of Contact Centre, Team Leader, Management, Business Administration and IT Support Services. We offer full project management of a learnership, liaison with the relevant SETA, placement of learners in appropriate host companies. Blazing Moon applies new qualifications on an ongoing basis. Enquire on the latest accredited learnerships to bookings@blazingmoon.co.za

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