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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Try Our Accounting Crash Course

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Become an Excel Superstar with Pivot Tables, Power Pivot and Dashboards

›› Data Analysis with Pivot Tables
›› Data Analysis with Power Pivot
›› Excel Dashboards

Need more focused assistance with Access, PowerPoint or Excel?

Arrange for a two-hour consulting session with one of our instructors. We can go over your own files or just revisit the basics. One-on-one. Contact Frank Thomas at [email protected].

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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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.

Computer Training Updates Go Green

There are 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.