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You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor (live and in person!) in a free, confidential session, any time questions arise.

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Retired to Re-hired!

Going back into the workforce can be daunting: You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace - or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. This unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment. 

Career Transitions Forum

Course Details & Registration Information

Lecture Presentation Series, Microsoft Windows 10
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
General, Seniors
This Lecture Presentation Series topic titled ‘Microsoft Windows 10’ will explain the announcement by Microsoft on their latest Operating System (OS). The PowerPoint presentation will cover the new enhancements being introduced, who is entitled to the free upgrade, and how to reserve your copy. We will also discuss the Voice-Activated Assistant, the Edge Browser, redesigned Desktop, and many more features being introduced.
Following the PowerPoint presentation we will see a demonstration of the Windows 10 Operating System. While viewing the live system we can discuss various enhancements and show there use and function.
For those running prior Microsoft Windows systems we will review what technology is no longer supported and possible workarounds. And for those who are considering this upgrade we will discuss the system requirements to install this latest OS from Microsoft.
Course Objectives
  1. Understand what Windows 10 is replacing
  2. Learn who is entitled to the upgrade
  3. Understand many of the new enhancements
  4. be able to list out the steps to take before downloading this Operating System
  5. Understand the Installation Process
Outline of Instruction
  1. PowerPoint Presentation
  2. Outline Availability
  3. Free Version Qualification
  4. New and Improved Features
  5. Installation
  6. Demonstration of the Windows 10 Operating System
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Computer and Projector with Windows 10 OS to show the class
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
General, Seniors
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Computers 301 - CSP-4000AA5
Course Contact Information
Michael Langer