Introduction to Lotus 1-2-3

For users familiar with DOS Lotus 1-2-3 is the most popular integrated office management software program on the market. It combines the three most useful business applications: electronic spreadsheet, business graphics and data management, into one powerful system. Participants will learn the most commonly used Lotus 1-2-3 commands in the first and second sessions. The third session will cover basic database, printing and graphics. The last session will include a workshop and personalized instruction to help design and build a Lotus application from the participant's own office Requirements. More than 70% of the course is hands-on use of LOTUS. Learning objectives:

After completing this course, a participant will be able to:

* Identify the basic functions of an electronic spreadsheet and

understand the unique functions of Lotus 1-2-3;

* Access Lotus, and understand screen prompts and system


* Use the basic commands required for immediate

productivity in LOTUS 1-2-3 including:

- WORKSHEET/ Global, Insert, Delete, Column-Width

- RANGE/ Format, Label-Prefix, Erase

- COPY/ a cell or range of cells, and

- FILE/ Retrieve, Save;

* Construct simple formulas;

* And an overview of:

- database management,

- graph preparation, and

- printing.

* Understand how to apply Lotus in their own work.

Target Audience: This course is useful for professional, managerial and administrative personnel at all levels. Familiarity with the basics of microcomputer use is helpful, but not required. Length: Two days, two 3-hour sessions per day. _