Computer Training

Whether you're a new or experienced computer user, PDI offers a hands-on learning experience that provides skills you can use immediately on the job or at home. Let PDI provide the training you need to help advance your career or get you started in a new one.

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PDI Offers Blended Computer Classes

Our Office 2016, Office 2013 and Adobe workshops now include online components you can access from any mobile device.
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Office 2010 Extras

Taking our Office 2010 classes? Enjoy the extras! Beyond the workshop materials, you'll get access to the e-book for that subject, class files and assessment questions on course content. The Office 2010 Logical Select content is as close as your mobile device or any internet connection. Click here for a listing of Office 2010 workshops.

iPad for Business Workshop

Get the most out of your iPad for productivity at work and outside of work. We'll explore various usage scenarios and apps to help you take your iPad to the next level.
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From 0 to 60

Check out From 0 to 60. Subtitled The Absolute Best Productivity Tips in MS Office, this series of half-day classes focuses on specific tasks, providing shortcuts and techniques to help make you more efficient. Click here for more information.

SQL Queries for Mere Mortals

Not just for geeks anymore, SQL is a method of pulling data from programs like Access and Excel in addition to the scarier things like Oracle and SQL Server. Our SQL Queries for Mere Mortals workshop gently takes you in hand to help you make use of this powerful tool. Click here for details.

New Workshop Format

Convenience is the key
In an effort to better fit into your busy schedule, we have changed our workshop format. Our full-day programs are now two, half-day programs so you can get back to the office and apply your newly-learned skills! We've also added more time to the workshops in response to your requests.

Computer Training Updates Go Green

There are now two ways to find out what's going on with Computer Training at PDI:
  • Open our emails! We will send updates directly to your desk so you can stay 'keyed in' on our upcoming workshops. Don't worry, we won't overload you. If you're not already on our e-mail list, click here to sign up.
  • You're already doing this one! Our website will provide the most up-to-date listing of our upcoming workshops, and a direct link to get registered. We've also grouped workshops by month to help you plan.

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In the event a participant must reschedule or cancel, the participant must notify the Professional Development Institute (309-690-6900) at least 5 business days prior to all workshops. Cancellations made with less than 5 business days notice will be charged the full amount. You may, however, substitute another person in your place without additional charge.

Day Trip Cancellation Policy
To receive a full refund you must cancel all day trips at least 15 days prior to the day of the trip.

If your payment was made with a credit card, your refund will be issued back to your credit card. If your payment was made with cash or check, a refund check will be issued to you.

Note: We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient enrollment. In the event of a cancellation, you will be notified and workshop fees will be refunded.