Corporate Classes

GALESBURG - MAIN CAMPUS CLASSES

Corporate & Leisure College: 309.341.5330 or community@sandburg.edu

Introduction to Excel - February 2, 2021

Introduction to Excel

Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Cost: $20

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Instructor: Mollisa Kurz

This virtual course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn Excel. No prior knowledge of Excel is required. Learn how to setup an Excel spreadsheet, edit the worksheet (including inserting/deleting cells, columns, and rows), and cell formatting. You will also learn how to perform calculations, build simple formulas and use some of Excels built in functions. By taking this class you will gain an understanding of the most widely used business software in the world. This course will be taught using Excel 2016, but all features will work in Excel 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Microsoft Office 365.

Instructor Mollisa Kurz has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree in professional accounting from Colorado State University-Global Campus, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from Wayne State College.  Mollisa spent fourteen years working as a corporate accountant, with the last ten years at HNI Corporation.

Mollisa has an Illinois Professional Educator license as well as a Career and Technical Educator license with the state of Illinois.  She spent two years teaching high school business and technology classes in the Quad Cities area before joining the faculty at Carl Sandburg College in January 2019 as the Accounting Instructor.  Mollisa teaches various accounting classes at the college including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks), and Spreadsheets for Business.

Phone 309.345.3501 or send an email to community@sandburg.edu for more information or to register.

Intermediate Excel - March 2, 2021

Intermediate Excel

Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Cost: $20 - special introductory rate

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Instructor: Mollisa Kurz

Whether you are a business professional, student, teacher, or entrepreneur, this training can benefit you and help take your Excel skills to the next level. In this Excel class you will learn how to manage your Excel data by sorting, filtering, consolidating, and removing duplicates to find exactly what you are looking for. You will also learn how to create charts such as scatter plots, column charts, pie charts, and sparklines so you can summarize and visually see your data effectively. Finally, you will learn how to create dynamic reports by mastering one of the most popular Excel tools, Pivot Tables. This class will be taught using Excel 2016, but all features will work in Excel 2013, 2016, 2019, and Microsoft Office 365. *in-person class session

Instructor Mollisa Kurz has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree in professional accounting from Colorado State University-Global Campus, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from Wayne State College.  Mollisa spent fourteen years working as a corporate accountant, with the last ten years at HNI Corporation.

Mollisa has an Illinois Professional Educator license as well as a Career and Technical Educator license with the state of Illinois.  She spent two years teaching high school business and technology classes in the Quad Cities area before joining the faculty at Carl Sandburg College in January 2019 as the Accounting Instructor.  Mollisa teaches various accounting classes at the college including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks), and Spreadsheets for Business.

Phone 309.345.3501 or send an email to community@sandburg.edu for more information or to register.

*in-person class sessions may change to a virtual format

Intermediate Excel - March 4, 2021

Intermediate Excel

Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cost: $20 - special introductory rate

Location: Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg *in-person class session

Instructor: Mollisa Kurz

Whether you are a business professional, student, teacher, or entrepreneur, this training can benefit you and help take your Excel skills to the next level. In this Excel class you will learn how to manage your Excel data by sorting, filtering, consolidating, and removing duplicates to find exactly what you are looking for. You will also learn how to create charts such as scatter plots, column charts, pie charts, and sparklines so you can summarize and visually see your data effectively. Finally, you will learn how to create dynamic reports by mastering one of the most popular Excel tools, Pivot Tables. This class will be taught using Excel 2016, but all features will work in Excel 2013, 2016, 2019, and Microsoft Office 365. *in-person class session

Instructor Mollisa Kurz has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree in professional accounting from Colorado State University-Global Campus, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from Wayne State College.  Mollisa spent fourteen years working as a corporate accountant, with the last ten years at HNI Corporation.

Mollisa has an Illinois Professional Educator license as well as a Career and Technical Educator license with the state of Illinois.  She spent two years teaching high school business and technology classes in the Quad Cities area before joining the faculty at Carl Sandburg College in January 2019 as the Accounting Instructor.  Mollisa teaches various accounting classes at the college including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks), and Spreadsheets for Business.

Phone 309.345.3501 or send an email to community@sandburg.edu for more information or to register.

*in-person class sessions may change to a virtual format

Quickbooks - March 30, 2021

Quickbooks

Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (45-minute lunch break)

Cost: $60 - introductory offer

Location: Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg *in-person class session

Instructor: Mollisa Kurz

If you’re new to QuickBooks or have limited experience using the software, this class will help you become a seasoned user in no time. You will learn how to set-up a company, create and manage customers and vendors, create invoices, send payments, enter banking transactions, and create reports. When you finish this class, you’ll know the best ways to get around, enter day-to-day transactions, and get the information you need out of QuickBooks. This class will be taught using QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2018. 

Instructor Mollisa Kurz has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree in professional accounting from Colorado State University-Global Campus, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from Wayne State College.  Mollisa spent fourteen years working as a corporate accountant, with the last ten years at HNI Corporation.

Mollisa has an Illinois Professional Educator license as well as a Career and Technical Educator license with the state of Illinois.  She spent two years teaching high school business and technology classes in the Quad Cities area before joining the faculty at Carl Sandburg College in January 2019 as the Accounting Instructor.  Mollisa teaches various accounting classes at the college including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks), and Spreadsheets for Business.

Phone 309.345.3501 or send an email to community@sandburg.edu for more information or to register.

*in-person class sessions may change to a virtual format

Quickbooks - April 1, 2021

Quickbooks

Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (45-minute lunch break)

Cost: $60 - introductory offer

Location: Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg *in-person class session

Instructor: Mollisa Kurz

If you’re new to QuickBooks or have limited experience using the software, this class will help you become a seasoned user in no time. You will learn how to set-up a company, create and manage customers and vendors, create invoices, send payments, enter banking transactions, and create reports. When you finish this class, you’ll know the best ways to get around, enter day-to-day transactions, and get the information you need out of QuickBooks. This class will be taught using QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2018. 

Instructor Mollisa Kurz has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree in professional accounting from Colorado State University-Global Campus, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from Wayne State College.  Mollisa spent fourteen years working as a corporate accountant, with the last ten years at HNI Corporation.

Mollisa has an Illinois Professional Educator license as well as a Career and Technical Educator license with the state of Illinois.  She spent two years teaching high school business and technology classes in the Quad Cities area before joining the faculty at Carl Sandburg College in January 2019 as the Accounting Instructor.  Mollisa teaches various accounting classes at the college including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks), and Spreadsheets for Business.

Phone 309.345.3501 or send an email to community@sandburg.edu for more information or to register.

*in-person class sessions may change to a virtual format

Advanced Excel - April 20, 2021

Advanced Excel

Date: Tuesday, April 20. 2021

Time:1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Cost: $20 - special introductory rate

Location: Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg *in-person class session

Instructor: Mollisa Kurz

Whether you are a business professional, student, teacher, or entrepreneur, this training can benefit you especially if you routinely work with large amounts of data. In this class you will learn how to find and correct errors within your data as well as how to use data validation to restrict entry errors in the first place. Students will learn how to automate choices and create data lookups using such Excel functions as IF, AND, VLOOKUP, and HLOOKUP. Finally, students will learn to record basic macros in Excel to automate repetitive task to save them precious time. This class will be taught using Excel 2016, but all features will work in Excel 2013, 2016, 2019, and Microsoft Office 365. *in-person class session

Instructor Mollisa Kurz has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree in professional accounting from Colorado State University-Global Campus, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from Wayne State College.  Mollisa spent fourteen years working as a corporate accountant, with the last ten years at HNI Corporation.

Mollisa has an Illinois Professional Educator license as well as a Career and Technical Educator license with the state of Illinois.  She spent two years teaching high school business and technology classes in the Quad Cities area before joining the faculty at Carl Sandburg College in January 2019 as the Accounting Instructor.  Mollisa teaches various accounting classes at the college including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks), and Spreadsheets for Business.

Phone 309.345.3501 or send an email to community@sandburg.edu for more information or to register.

*in-person class sessions may change to a virtual format

Advanced Excel - April 22, 2021

Advanced Excel

Date: Thursday, April 22. 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cost: $20 - special introductory rate

Location: Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg *in-person class session

Instructor: Mollisa Kurz

Whether you are a business professional, student, teacher, or entrepreneur, this training can benefit you especially if you routinely work with large amounts of data. In this class you will learn how to find and correct errors within your data as well as how to use data validation to restrict entry errors in the first place. Students will learn how to automate choices and create data lookups using such Excel functions as IF, AND, VLOOKUP, and HLOOKUP. Finally, students will learn to record basic macros in Excel to automate repetitive task to save them precious time. This class will be taught using Excel 2016, but all features will work in Excel 2013, 2016, 2019, and Microsoft Office 365. *in-person class session

Instructor Mollisa Kurz has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree in professional accounting from Colorado State University-Global Campus, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from Wayne State College.  Mollisa spent fourteen years working as a corporate accountant, with the last ten years at HNI Corporation.

Mollisa has an Illinois Professional Educator license as well as a Career and Technical Educator license with the state of Illinois.  She spent two years teaching high school business and technology classes in the Quad Cities area before joining the faculty at Carl Sandburg College in January 2019 as the Accounting Instructor.  Mollisa teaches various accounting classes at the college including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks), and Spreadsheets for Business.

Phone 309.345.3501 or send an email to community@sandburg.edu for more information or to register.

*in-person class sessions may change to a virtual format

Corporate Training

Corporate College offers customized training specific to your business needs that is practical and convenient. Training can be offered on-site at your workplace or at any campus location. Dedicated instructors can lead courses in computer skills, electrical training, professional development, and more. It is our goal to deliver courses that will enhance your employees’ skills and increase your business productivity. We will do our best to assist in developing courses that fulfill your requests. Contact the Corporate & Leisure College Department at 309.341.5330 to learn more about how customized training can be arranged to meet your needs.

Need funding? We can help you get in contact with the local Workforce Office to see what grant opportunities are available.

SOFT SKILLS TRAINING

Contact the Corporate & Leisure College department about classes focused on soft skills training for your employees. Phone 309.341.5330 or send an email to community@sandburg.edu

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Teaching opportunities:

Carl Sandburg College seeks part-time qualified instructors to teach. Expertise and enthusiasm in a subject are essential. For more details about becoming a part-time instructor, phone 309.341.5330, or visit Sandburg's Human Resources webpage.