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Fairfield Workforce Development

With the extremely rapid changes in technology the need for employee training and development is part of the mission at Ohio University Lancaster. We are the education training professionals, and we are here to assist you in enhancing employee skills, morale and productivity. Ohio University Lancaster offers quality noncredit programs and services for people of all ages from personal enrichment to professional development. 

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Computer Training Courses

Constant changes in technology mean the skills needed in the workplace are also constantly changing. The following computer courses are offered by the Lancaster Campus online:

CTCH 1801 Introduction to Microsoft Word

Students enrolling in this course will learn the basics for creating and revising business documents using Word. Topics include creating a basic document, editing documents by locating and modifying text, formatting text, formatting paragraphs, adding tables to a document, and controlling a document's page setup and its overall appearance.

CTCH 1802 Intermediate Microsoft Word

Students enrolling in this course will learn intermediate Word skills including managing list, customizing tables and charts, customizing formatting with styles and themes, creating customized graphic elements, controlling text flow, using templates to automate document creation, preform mail merges, and using macros to automate common tasks. 

CTCH 1804 Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Students will learn how to use an electronic spreadsheet to create basic worksheets and charts.  After completing the course, students will be able to perform calculations, modify a worksheet, format a worksheet, print workbook contents, and manage large workbooks.  Prerequisites: Some basic keyboarding skills. Familiarity with personal computers also helpful.  

CTCH 1805 Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Students will calculate with advanced formulas, organize worksheets, and table data using various techniques, create and modify charts, analyze data using PivotTables and PivotCharts, and customize and enhance workbooks and the Microsoft Office environment. 

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CTCH 1807 Introduction to Microsoft Access

This course is for the new user of Access and assumes no experience with relational databases. The topics cover examining the basic database concepts, designing a database, building a new database with related tables, managing data in a table, querying a database using different methods, designing forms, and generating reports.

CTCH 1827 Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

Students will learn the basic skills necessary to begin effectively creating presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics covered include creating a presentation, formatting text on slides, adding graphical objects to a presentation, adding tables and charts to presentation, and preparing to deliver a presentation.

Credit or Non-Credit Program Options

These classes and programs are offered throughout the academic year and summer to students wanting to earn credit or as noncredit options for anyone.

Prospective or current Ohio University Students may enroll in courses for credit as part of their curriculum through their student center.  If you need assistance with your application or enrollment, contact Student Services at 740-681-3311.


For non credit options, please register through cashnet [NEED LINK] or by contacting Ron Cullums at (740) 681-3341 or 


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