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CONTINUING EDUCATION

Gateway is committed to serving not only our students but our communities as a whole. In addition to in-demand career education, we offer a number of continuing education courses. Continuing education courses provide training in specific areas for personal or professional development.

Browse our professional development offerings below. Begin the registration process by selecting an offering.

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Courses

Access Advanced (103-838E)

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In this course, learners build on intermediate Microsoft Access skills. They investigate complex reports, switchboards, macros, mail merge and data normalization. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will be able to apply advanced concepts to useful database design and to skillfully analyze database content and design using a variety of database tools.

 

Instructor Arlene Roche
Tuesdays, 5/11/21 & 5/18/21
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 267 - iMET Center

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Start date

11-May-2021

End date

18-May-2021

Location

Imet

$ 99.00

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Excel 1 (Beginning) (103-845E)

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In this course, learners explore basic features of Microsoft Excel. They examine spreadsheet terminology and editing. Learners explore Excel formatting functions and the features to create simple charts. Learners practice using spreadsheet printing options, page setup options, and a variety of shortcut techniques. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to create, edit, and navigate a basic spreadsheet and create simple charts associated with a spreadsheet.

 

Instructor Arlene Roche
Thursdays, 5/6/21 & 5/13/21
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room A216 - Kenosha Campus

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Start date

06-May-2021

End date

13-May-2021

Location

Kenosha Campus

$ 99.00

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Excel 3 (Intermediate) (103-840E)

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In this course, learners build on intermediate level Microsoft Excel skills. They explore the purpose and function of three-dimensional (3D) and external references. Learners apply sorting, filtering, grouping, and subtotaling features to spreadsheet data and its validation. They examine more advanced logical functions used to test for the presence of and various combinations of data (if, and, or). Learners consider special formatting features that enhance tables and charts. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to analyze, manipulate, organize, and visualize data.

 

Instructor Arlene Roche
Wednesdays, 5/12/21 & 5/19/21
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room 110 - Burlington Campus

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Start date

12-May-2021

End date

19-May-2021

Location

Burlington Center

$ 99.00

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Excel Look-Up Functions (103-844E)

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In this course, learners build on basic Microsoft Excel skills to investigate the process of finding specific values within a data set. They examine Excel's lookup and reference functions (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, MATCH, INDEX, CHOOSE) and practice applying them to specific scenarios. The simplicity and flexibility of Excel's XLOOKUP function is presented. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to use reference functions to search for specific information in a data set and use it to retrieve, combine, and categorize data.

 

Instructor Arlene Roche
Wednesday, 6/2/21
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Room 110 - Burlington Campus

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Start date

02-Jun-2021

End date

02-Jun-2021

Location

Burlington Center

$ 29.00

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Excel Pivot Tables and Charts (103-839E)

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In this course, learners use advanced Microsoft Excel skills to analyze complex data. They examine how to build PivotTables that summarize large data sets and how to apply conditional formatting and filtering to the PivotTables they create. Learners investigate how to create a visual representation (PivotChart) of a PivotTable , and they explore the relationship between them. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to summarize, visualize, and analyze complex data and present it in an effective and efficient, interactive visual format to meet the needs of business planners.

 

Instructor Arlene Roche
Wednesday, 6/2/21
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Room 110 - Burlington Campus
 

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Start date

02-Jun-2021

End date

02-Jun-2021

Location

Burlington Center

$ 29.00

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Excel Simple Macros (103-841E)

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In this course, learners build on basic Microsoft Excel skills to automate a task or set of tasks. Using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) available in Excel, learners develop custom actions designed to streamline data and spreadsheet-related tasks. They practice planning, recording, editing, running, debugging, and saving a macro of their creation. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to design, create, edit, and save custom actions that enhance the efficiency of spreadsheet tasks.

 

Instructor Arlene Roche
Wednesday, 6/9/21
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room 110 - Burlington Campus

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Start date

09-Jun-2021

End date

09-Jun-2021

Location

Burlington Center

$ 49.00

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Lean Manufacturing Principles (623-812E)

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This 12-week course is designed to introduce participants to the essentials of Lean Operations. Lean training is one of the most valuable skills in business today. Businesses of all types are utilizing lean principles as the primary continuous improvement methodology. Lean changes businesses through techniques that create proven results that translate directly to the bottom-line. Blending on-line instruction with online modules, and a work project with 3 hours of individual coaching.

 

Instructor Rick Lofy
623-812E-1WDB
Mondays, 5/3/21 - 8/2/21
8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Start date

03-May-2021

End date

02-Aug-2021

Location

Internet

$ 1,350.00

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Marketing Foundation Through Branding (145-413E)

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In this course, learners apply basic marketing principles. Learners develop a plan to increase traffic and improve company identity by creating a mind map related to business branding and identifying research ideas and goals. They build a twelve-month marketing calendar and determine methods to increase traffic. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to use a marketing calendar and goal setting techniques to develop branding strategies that actively shape their brand and identity.

 

Instructor Albie Heinen
Tuesday, 6/8/21
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kenosha Campus - Room T132

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Start date

08-Jun-2021

End date

08-Jun-2021

Location

Kenosha Campus

$ 64.00

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Marketing Foundation Through Branding (145-413E)

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In this course, learners apply basic marketing principles. Learners develop a plan to increase traffic and improve company identity by creating a mind map related to business branding and identifying research ideas and goals. They build a twelve-month marketing calendar and determine methods to increase traffic. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to use a marketing calendar and goal setting techniques to develop branding strategies that actively shape their brand and identity.

 

Instructor Albie Heinen
Saturday, 6/5/21
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kenosha Campus - Room T132

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Start date

05-Jun-2021

End date

05-Jun-2021

Location

Kenosha Campus

$ 64.00

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Microsoft PowerPoint Beginning (103-843E)

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In this course, learners explore features and functions of Microsoft PowerPoint. They examine basic presentation terminology and the PowerPoint interface (ribbon, quick access toolbar, menus, slide navigation, slide notes, and slide comments). Learners investigate slide development including layout, creation, and editing, and they practice adding and formatting text and shapes. Upon successful communication of the course, learners will be able to create and enhance presentations for professional use.

 

Instructor Arlene Roche
Wednesdays, 5/12/21 & 5/19/21
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Room 110 - Burlington Campus

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Start date

12-May-2021

End date

19-May-2021

Location

Burlington Center

$ 99.00

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Online Marketing for Small Businesses (145-412E)

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In this course, learners apply basic marketing principles. They develop a plan to create an online presence. Learners investigate the use of social media as a marketing tool and use social media to create an online presence. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will be able to apply strategies to support their marketing goals.

 

Instructor Albie Heinen
Saturday, 5/22/21
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kenosha Campus - Room T132

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Start date

22-May-2021

End date

22-May-2021

Location

Kenosha Campus

$ 64.00

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Online Marketing for Small Businesses (145-412E)

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In this course, learners apply basic marketing principles. They develop a plan to create an online presence. Learners investigate the use of social media as a marketing tool and use social media to create an online presence. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will be able to apply strategies to support their marketing goals.

 

Instructor Albie Heinen
Tuesday, 6/8/21
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kenosha Campus - Room T132

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Start date

08-Jun-2021

End date

08-Jun-2021

Location

Kenosha Campus

$ 64.00

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PowerPoint II (103-463E)

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This is an intermediate-to-advanced course on using PowerPoint for presentations. Topics covered include customizing templates and slide masters, use of graphics and sound in presentations and delivery techniques.

 

Instructor Arlene Roche
Wednesdays, 6/2/21 & 6/9/21
6/2/21 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
6/9/21 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Room 110 - Burlington Campus

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Start date

02-Jun-2021

End date

09-Jun-2021

Location

Burlington Center

$ 99.00

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RC Driving Workshop (RC DRIVING LAB)

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RC Workshop - Drive and Learn!

In this workshop you will learn operation of radio-controlled cars by doing several driving exercises and group challenges. There will be an opening safety presentation, and an overview of the cars. You must be in fifth grade or older.

 

Pandemic Requirements
You are required to wear a mask while on any Gateway Campus. Gateway also requires you to social distance whenever possible. There will be hand sanitizer, and visual aids for Social Distancing available.

UW-Madison Division of Extension faculty, staff and volunteers may require that program participants leave a program, based on health concerns associated with COVID-19.

 

5th Grade and Up
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
S.C. Johnson iMET Center
2320 Renaissance Blvd
Room 117

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Start date

16-Jun-2021

End date

16-Jun-2021

Location

Imet

$ 15.00

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RC Driving Workshop (RC DRIVING LAB)

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RC Workshop - Drive and Learn!

In this workshop you will learn operation of radio-controlled cars by doing several driving exercises and group challenges. There will be an opening safety presentation, and an overview of the cars. You must be in fifth grade or older.

 

Pandemic Requirements
You are required to wear a mask while on any Gateway Campus. Gateway also requires you to social distance whenever possible. There will be hand sanitizer, and visual aids for Social Distancing available.

UW-Madison Division of Extension faculty, staff and volunteers may require that program participants leave a program, based on health concerns associated with COVID-19.

 

5th Grade and Up
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
S.C. Johnson iMET Center
2320 Renaissance Blvd
Room 117

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Start date

19-May-2021

End date

19-May-2021

Location

Imet

$ 15.00

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Excel Look-Up Functions

02-JUN-21 - 02-JUN-21

$  29.00
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