Business Classes at John Adams Center
Welcome to the Business Department at the John Adams Center. We offer hands-on computer training and business classes for students who want to upgrade job skills or enhance their skills for personal enrichment. We also offer many certificates designed to provide a comprehensive collection of office skills currently in demand in the job market. All our business classes are noncredit and tuition free.
Areas of instruction include: MS Office software and Windows Operating System, Accounting, Internet, Email, Customer Service, Business Web Design, Business Graphics, Business English and Communications,and computerized office procedures. Our experienced and caring instructors provide an ideal learning environment for students of all levels and backgrounds. All classroom computers feature the latest Microsoft software, Windows 7 OS and MS Office 2010.
Classes start at multiple times during the semester. Keyboarding classes feature an open enrollment system for those interested in improving their typing speed.
Come for the classes, stay for the full learning experience:
- Train for a new job; update your current skills
- Learn new business and technology skills
- Improve your marketability: acquire skiills that employers hold in high demand
- Start a new career - employment assistance and job preparation classes available
- Earn a Certificate
Tuition Free Classes & Certificate Programs
Intro to Windows
Intro to MS Office Applications
Excel for Accounting Principles
Income Tax Preparation
Document Format & Production
Keyboarding Skill Development
Job Search/Job Preparation
Internet and Email
Customer Service Skills
Certificates can usually be completed in 1-2 semesters. Mini certificates can be completed in one semester. Skills acquired in completing a certificate will establish a solid competency in a wide range of office software skills and prepare students for a variety of positions. Click on the ceritifcate name below to download a flyer and suggested class schedule for the certificate.
Office Support Certificates
- Business Office Support Skills I
- Business Office Support Skills II
- Microsoft Office Specialist
- Clerical Support Specialist
Mini Certificates (can be completed in one semester)
- Basic Word Processing
- Advanced Word Processing
- Excel Basics
- Excel Specialist
- Business Office Publishing Basic
- Basic Business Office Skills for Customer Service
- Basic Computer Concepts
- Specialized Accounting
How to register for Business Classes
If you are a current student, you can simply enroll in class.
- Go to the Student Services in Room 142, or
- Call Margaret Choy at 561-1806
If you have never attended City College of San Francisco you will need a student ID number to enroll. You can get your CCSF ID number when you enroll, or you can get the number now - register online.