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Microsoft applications, the internet, web page design, social media, Facebook, Apple and digital photography.

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Internet Marketing Series - $149 plus materials. Save $47 by signing up for all 4 internet marketing classes at once. Receive a certificate after attending all four classes. Highly recommended for non-profit organizations, small business owners, job changers, those re-entering the workforce, and anyone who wants to upgrade their resume. 

Start date: 07/10/2017

Class Fee:: $269.00

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Smartphones have become the go-to device for capturing and sharing the important moments in our lives through photography. Let Roberto show you how to take better photos with your phone that will delight you and others. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn the technical aspects of getting great photos from your phone as well as delving into the creative side of photography. Roberto will also introduce you to hardware that can improve your pictures, apps for touching up your photos, and sharing your pictures to Facebook and other social media sites. With smartphone in hand, you'll put the techniques you’ve learned into practice on an excursion to a beautiful Los Angeles locale like Santa Monica or the Getty Center. Bring your iPhone or Android to class each day (with charged battery and sufficient disk space) and be ready to capture the shots you want.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 6/10/2017, ending 6/17/2017

Instructor : Roberto Cruz 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/10/17

End date: 06/17/17

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If you can write an email, you can write a blog! Learn what a blog is, where blogs are found, how to pick a blog topic that makes money, and over a dozen ways to get content. Find out why blogs are your best website for today’s internet, and get valuable tips and techniques for promoting your blog via social media sites to increase your blog traffic. *$30 materials fee for valuable workbook and CD with additional take-home learning materials.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 7/31/2017, ending 7/31/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/31/17

End date: 07/31/17



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We offer several Computer & Technology classes, generally two or more times a year.  Our Fall semester opens for registration in mid-August, our Spring in mid-January, and our Summer in mid-May.  We encourage you to add your name to our interest list to receive information on the next offering of classes.  To add your name to our interest list, simply register for this free class (add to your cart and checkout).  

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Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $0.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start Date: upon registration



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Excel 2013, the most popular spreadsheet program, has powerful features that allow you to analyze and manipulate financial and mathematical data. It’s great for budgets, simple bookkeeping, an easy database, or making charts and graphs. In this hands-on beginning class, you’ll learn the basic concept of how a spreadsheet works, how to enter data, common editing and formatting steps, and a variety of simple yet powerful functions. Bring a flash drive to save your work. Prerequisite: a basic understanding of personal computers & Windows. *Class fee includes workbook of exercises.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 7/12/2017, ending 7/19/2017

Instructor : Ashanti Lyles 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 07/12/17

End date: 07/19/17



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Get leads, find prospective clients, and pull people in the door using proven social media marketing methods and tools. Discover how to create a Facebook page for your business with content that attracts followers, and connect your website to it. Also find out how businesses are using coupons, promotions, contests, local listings and “check-ins” to attract and build a fan base. Finally, get valuable information on marketing with sites like Yelp and Foursquare. *$30 material fee for comprehensive workbook and CD with complete instructions on creating a Facebook page, advertising on Facebook, and marketing on other social media sites.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 7/17/2017, ending 7/17/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/17/17

End date: 07/17/17



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Learn about a new “hidden” economy with dozens of ways you can earn money part-time, full-time, or as much as you want to work!  Web sites and mobile apps bring people together, creating a new way for almost anyone to find work. These marketplaces contain freelance and temporary opportunities like running errands, organizing, packing, hauling, home repair, driving or renting out your car, mystery shopping, tutoring, writing, and more. See what services people need that you can provide, or package your skills and let the clients come to you. Bob can show you where to find the work, how to get started (usually with no cost) and how to weigh the pros and cons of each opportunity. So come discover what skills, resources, and assets you have that can help you make money!  *$20 material fee payable at registration for book with additional resource and learning materials.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 7/19/2017, ending 7/19/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $20.00

Start date: 07/19/17

End date: 07/19/17



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eBay has transformed the way people buy and sell goods. Millions of products are sold daily, from new cars to old junk that you may not want but others covet. Now, with other e-commerce sites like Etsy, Amazon and Craig’s List, there’s no limit to where and how you can sell. Discover how to sell any item, such as jewelry, clothing, books, tickets—you name it, people will buy it! Learn winning strategies for posting and marketing your item, collecting payment, shipping and maximizing profit. Join in and discover how profitable and fun e-commerce can be! Prerequisite: you must be PC and Internet savvy, and have an email address. Bring a flash drive, your email and eBay passwords and a check and credit card to set up your eBay income accounts.  *Materials ($20) must be purchased before the day of class; details at RobertosPCService.com.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM; starting 7/1/2017, ending 7/1/2017

Instructor : Roberto Cruz 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 07/01/17

End date: 07/01/17

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This hands-on intermediate class picks up where the basic Excel 2013 class left off. Topics include calculations and built-in functions, sorting data, creating templates, renaming and moving worksheets, inserting and deleting cells, rows and columns, and adding graphs and charts. Note, this is not a beginning Excel class. You must understand basic Excel functions like editing, formatting, printing, and saving. Bring a flash drive to save your work. *Class fee includes workbook of exercises.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 7/26/2017, ending 8/2/2017

Instructor : Ashanti Lyles 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 07/26/17

End date: 08/02/17



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Become a Windows 10 master! Microsoft’s latest operating system debuted last year to near universal praise, meshing the familiar dependability of Windows 7 with the forward-looking touchscreen vision of Windows 8. In this hands-on and demonstration class, you’ll learn about Windows 10’s features, benefits, and security. Roberto will introduce you to Cortana, the voice-activated virtual assistant. Go in depth with the new Edge browser, equipped with many useful functions, like the webnote feature that allows you to write on webpages. Find out how to personalize Windows 10, change settings, download apps from the Windows Store, work with virtual desktops, and much more. Please bring a laptop or tablet with Windows 10 installed on it with you to class.  *Materials ($10) must be purchased at RobertosPCService.com before day of class.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 6/10/2017, ending 6/17/2017

Instructor : Roberto Cruz 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 06/10/17

End date: 06/17/17



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QuickBooks is a software program designed to improve productivity for small business owners. It helps you manage your accounting and financial tasks easily. In this lecture and hands-on computer class, Jennifer will lead you through the basic functions of QuickBooks 2014 including how to navigate easily and add, edit and delete customers, vendors accounts and items. Learn how to issue invoices, prepare cash receipts and purchase orders, and write checks. Class fee includes all materials.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 7/17/2017, ending 7/19/2017

Instructor : Jennifer McIntosh 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 07/17/17

End date: 07/19/17



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For students who have taken the beginning Quickbooks class or know how to navigate QB 2014, write checks, and add, edit and delete customers, vendors, employees, accounts and items. Learn how to prepare estimates, use credit cards for purchases, reconcile credit card accounts, set up bank accounts and apply credits to invoices. Class fee includes all materials.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 7/24/2017, ending 7/26/2017

Instructor : Jennifer McIntosh 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 07/24/17

End date: 07/26/17



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