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Business & Computer Training

Lake Area Tech’s Corporate Ed division offers a variety of Business and Computer training courses designed to provide participants a new skillset or build on their existing skillsets. We offer courses throughout the school year at Lake Area Tech but we can easily customize a course or workshop to meet the needs of a business. Whether you’re an individual who’d like to learn computer or business basics or advanced skills; or you’re an employer who’d like to customize a class for employees, you’ve come to the right place! Take a look at our upcoming and/or recent classes to see the wide variety of training we offer. 

Upcoming Business & Computer Training Opportunities

Website Plugins & Security

This 1.5-hour class will dive further into WordPress to provide an understanding of what to look for in “safe” and “unsafe” plugins regarding spam and security. The most used plugins for WordPress will also be covered. These plugins provide SEO, Security, Contact Form Control, Google Analytics, and other online marketing tools to track the success of your site and provide lead collection.

Date:  CHOSE ONE: Thursday, May 19 or Friday, May 20
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM Thursday; 9: 00 – 10:30 AM Friday
Location: Lake Area Tech Room 512
Cost: $75
Maximum: 25 (minimum of 10)

Advanced WordPress

These three-hour classes will focus on the popular page builders WpBakery or Elementor. These tools are often installed automatically with many themes and are meant to provide a drag-and-drop platform for page creation. Both have many widget tools that will give a professional look and layout to your pages. These widgets can create video, pricing tables, buttons, icons, and other commonly used website design elements. These are in-depth classes that cover all aspects of settings and use of WpBakery or Elementor. These advanced classes require a good basic knowledge of WordPress.

Date:  CHOSE ONE: Thursday, May 26 (WpBakery), Friday, May 27 (WpBakery), Thursday, June 2 (Elementor), or Friday, June 3 (Elementor)
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM Thursdays; 9: 00 AM – Noon Fridays
Location: Lake Area Tech Room 512
Cost: $200
Maximum: 25 (minimum of 10)

Recent Offerings

  • Be the Best at Customer Service
    ° Re-ignite your customer service skills to ‘wow’ your customers!
  • Bring Your ‘A’ Game to Work
    ° Help employees better deliver positive behaviors that lead to overall workplace success!
  • Microsoft Excel for Beginners
  • Microsoft Excel – Advanced
  • Microsoft QuickBooks
  • Online Microsoft Excel for Beginners
  • Online Microsoft Excel – Advanced
  • Online Microsoft Teams for Beginners
    ° This introductory 2-hour online class covers Teams’ videoconferencing, meeting, & call features and best practices.

Click here to read detailed descriptions of our recently offered Business & Computer classes. 

More Business & Leadership Courses Coming Soon

We are in the process of developing even more Business & Leadership courses in Communication, Leadership & Management, Project Management, and Personal Development. Check back soon for updates!

Contact our office for information about these or any other business or computer class that would help meet your needs. We look forward to hearing from individuals and businesses alike. 

Lake Area Tech Corporate Education

April Geffre, Administrative Assistant
Steve Hauck, Corporate Education Coordinator
Shane Swenson, Director of Outreach
605-882-5284 ext. 320