The McPherson Chamber of Commerce and Hutchinson Community College is offering classes three classes/tracks in the community during the next several months. Each track is eligible for one hour college credit.

The McPherson Chamber of Commerce and Hutchinson Community College is offering classes three classes/tracks in the community during the next several months. Each track is eligible for one hour college credit.

Beginner excel: an electronic spreadsheet program whose options for manipulating numbers have made it the most popular spreadsheet program. Classes are from 3 to 5 p.m. on Jan. 17 (getting started), Jan. 24 (formatting a worksheet), Jan. 31 (charts), Feb. 7 (formulas), Feb. 14 (managing data), Feb. 21 (using tables), Feb. 28 (finding and filtering data), and March 7 (extracting data). Cost is $28 for Chamber members and $38 for non-members per session.

Advanced excel: advanced usage of software. Classes are from 11 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. on March 15 (formulas), March 22 (functions), April 5 (analyzing data using formulas), April 12 (creating functional charts), April 19 (managing data using tables), April 26 (automating worksheet tasks), May 3 (using goals seek and what if analysis) and May 17 (analyzing data with pivot tables and charts). Lunch will be provided. Cost is $35 for Chamber members and $45 for non-members per session.

Microsoft publisher: a desktop publishing tool that can be used to design office documents, labels, postcards, flyers, calendars and programs. Classes will be from 11 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. Jan. 18 (flyers and posters), Jan. 25 (business cards, postcards, invitations), Feb. 1 (brochures and menus), Feb. 8 (calendars and itineraries), Feb. 15 (employment application, questionnaires, subscription forms), Feb. 22 (newsletters), March 1 (merged sales letter, name tags, certificates) and March 8 (Web pages). Cost is $35 for Chamber members and $45 for non-members per session.

Contact the Chamber at 241-3303 or email chamber@mcphersonks.org to make reservations. Reservations must be received by the Wednesday prior to the class day.