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Switch Careers with training at DWC Press Release: DWC and Homeless Gear bringing basic tech skills to the hand up program March 6, 2018 Community, Press Releases Homeless Gear, a Fort Collins-based nonprofit that provides a continuum of services to individuals and families who are homeless, and Digital Workshop Center (DWC), a Fort Collins-based community center for… read more
Switch Careers with training at DWC Case Study: Chris Upskilled His Resume at the DWC to Switch Career Paths February 28, 2018 Case Study, DWC Student Success Story, Workshop Blog Posts After moving to Fort Collins, Chris knew he needed to upskill his resume to land the kind of job he was interested in. “I had been wanting to strengthen my… read more
professional development A trained workforce is a happy workforce – Realizing the value of professional development for your employees February 20, 2018 Career Training, Case Study, Employment Training First, training keeps your employees happy. And happy employees are more likely to stay with your company, bring less internal conflicts to your office, and create a successful culture to… read more
Fort Collins StartUp Week Techstars Fort Collins Startup Week – February 23 – March 2, 2018 February 20, 2018 Business Advice, Community, CoWorking In case you haven’t heard, Techstars Fort Collins Startup Week begins this week! Startup Week is an entire week of networking events, classes, presentations, and pitch opportunities for all businesses,… read more
Free class for Veterans in Colorado Job Training for Veterans: DWC Offers Veterans Training Scholarship February 15, 2018 Case Study, Community, Veterans Education & Training As President’s Day draws near, we are reminded of the sacrifices undertaken by our loyal troops who have given so much to protect our country. The best way the Digital… read more
VA Housing Allowance Press Release: Veteran Training Scholarship at DWC accepting applications February 8, 2018 Case Study, Community, Financial Aid, Press Releases, Veterans Education & Training Digital Workshop Center (DWC) is now offering a monthly training scholarship for Veterans, their spouses, and children up to $2500 per month for qualified participants. The goal of this scholarship… read more
Upskill Your Resume with the Digital Workshop Center February 6, 2018 Case Study, DWC Student Success Story, Workshop Blog Posts When Jamie moved to Colorado and landed a job as the Marketing Manager of the Rio Grande Restaurants, she quickly realized she needed to add a few skills to her… read more
Digital Workshop Center Case Study Digital Workshop Center Review: Carrie’s Success Story January 30, 2018 Case Study, DWC Student Success Story Carrie, a recent Digital Workshop Center graduate, recognized the need to upskill her resume and learn a new set of digital marketing skills to compete in today’s digital world. In… read more
Excel for Beginners - Digital Workshop Center Best Uses for Excel: How to Make the Most of Your Spreadsheets January 29, 2018 Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Workshop Blog Posts Microsoft Excel is a valuable computer spreadsheet program used for everything from personal budgets to company data management and accounting. The best uses for Excel include everything from templates to… read more
Custom VBA What is Digital Marketing? Here’s What You Need to Know! January 23, 2018 Digital Marketing, Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media for Business, Workshop Blog Posts In short, digital marketing is crucial because the digital landscape is where your customers now spend their time; traditional marketing is no longer enough because so many people have migrated… read more
Adobe Graphic Design Instructor - Alan Peters Community Spotlight – Adobe Graphic Design Instructor – Alan Peters January 18, 2018 Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Illustrator, Community When Digital Workshop Center began offering classes in Denver, Colorado, we looked to the local graphic design community for experts in their field to join our instructor team.  Alan Peters… read more
6-month Payment Plan - Financial Aid 3 reasons to complete a bootcamp in frontend web development January 18, 2018 Career Training, Case Study Adding marketable skills through a frontend web development bootcamp Whether you are looking to change careers or add new skills to your resume, there are important decisions to make regarding… read more
DWC Celebrates 11 Year Anniversary - Digital Learning and Our Changing Workforce - with Mayor Wade Troxell Digital Learning and Our Changing Workforce January 18, 2018 Business Advice, Career Training, Case Study, Employment Training The landscape of the workforce in Northern Colorado is changing at a rapid pace. There has been enormous population and job growth in the region. However, these two factors are… read more
iPhone Photography - Digital Workshop Center 9 Tips to Improve Your Smartphone Photography January 18, 2018 Digital Photography, Workshop Blog Posts Take better pictures with these simple smartphone photo tips. Chances are you have a smartphone in your pocket, purse, or near you as you read this very blog. The built-in… read more
Social Media for Business Resources Social Media for Business with John White January 4, 2018 Digital Marketing, Social Media for Business, Workshop Blog Posts Videos and blog posts for Social Media for Business with John White read more
Adobe Photoshop 2018 new features Adobe Photoshop 2018 New Features December 4, 2017 Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Photoshop, Workshop Blog Posts Since its inception, every year Adobe adds exciting new features.  The quality of Adobe products is almost unmatched in the software world.  Each year, we find ourselves with a renewed… read more
FoCoWorks - Fort Collins CoWorking Friendsgiving with Larimer County Food Bank October 20, 2017 Business Advice, CoWorking, Workshop Blog Posts Friendsgiving Open Invite to Benefit the Food Bank of Larimer County [originally posted on focoworks.com, 10/20/17] Join The Fort Collins Coworking Alliance for a Friendsgiving Style Dinner as we gather… read more
Facebook vs LinkedIn for your business Facebook vs LinkedIn for your business October 10, 2017 Digital Marketing, SEO and Social Media, Social Media for Business While a lot has changed with social media over the past 10 years, including the ability to advertise and target your audience better than ever before, it is not right… read more
Gravity Forms Top 3 reasons Gravity Forms is one of the greatest WordPress plugins…ever September 25, 2017 Content Management Systems, Web Design, WordPress For many years in the early days of web development, one of the biggest challenges for a web developer was creating and using forms properly.  While the HTML and CSS… read more
Adobe Captivate eLearning Latest trends of eLearning with the Adobe Creative Cloud September 19, 2017 Adobe Creative Cloud, Career Training, Case Study, Employment Training As an Adobe Authorized Training Center, it is vital that we utilize as many eLearning tools in the classroom as possible. With classes now held in 3 locations (streaming online,… read more
LinkedIn Job and Event Board New LinkedIn Job and Event Board for DWC community in Fort Collins and Denver September 6, 2017 Business Advice, Case Study, Community, Employment Training, Workshop Blog Posts As the Digital Workshop Center (DWC) community continues to grow this year, we recognize that we need a central place to help our job seeking students connect with potential employers.… read more
Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro Instructor Community Spotlight – Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro Instructor – Phillip Broste August 31, 2017 Adobe After Effects, Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Premiere Pro, Community, Workshop Blog Posts For our Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro classes, we recently hired Phillip Broste as a new instructor.  Phil's background in visual effects and video production is remarkable, with… read more
Microsoft Word - Table of Contents 01 Top Three Long Document Time-Savers in Microsoft Word August 28, 2017 Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Workshop Blog Posts For your next book, magazine, research paper, or really long document you need to know these three time saving tricks in Microsoft Word to save you enormous amounts of time.… read more
Working with Larimer County to provide professional development classes August 23, 2017 Community, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office When Larimer County looked to hire an outside provider for Microsoft Office training, they called the Digital Workshop Center (DWC) and we were excited to help.   In the past,… read more
Google AdWords definitions - display network reach Google AdWords definitions August 1, 2017 Digital Marketing, Google AdWords, Workshop Blog Posts Is it time to finally get seen by search engines and reach that top spot?  If you are starting to play with Google AdWords and how it can help your… read more
When is the right time to learn Visual Basic for Applications - VBA for Office When is the right time to learn Visual Basic for Applications? June 29, 2017 Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office If you've ever tried to tackle a Microsoft Office Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) project yourself, then you know how daunting that can be.  While there are built-in Office tools… read more
Excel Application Project - Meeting Services Request screen shot 02 Custom Excel Visual Basic Application – Project Review – Meeting Services Request Form June 19, 2017 Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Workshop Blog Posts A local utilities company has been managing meeting room requests across multiple campuses on a regular basis.  Their method for organizing and working with these requests was a manual, time… read more
DWC Celebrates 11 Year Anniversary - Stu Crair DWC Celebrates 11 Year Anniversary June 14, 2017 Community Since I started this business out of my house, I wanted to build a community center for education and professional development that I thought was missing in Northern Colorado.  With… read more
LinkedIn Alumni page Insights Connecting with alumni on LinkedIn May 17, 2017 Career Training, Case Study, Employment Training At Digital Workshop Center, we have been working closely with LinkedIn to build out our official school page. The goal is to create a central place for DWC alumni to… read more
Loveland Library Loveland Public Library and Digital Workshop Center Offer Free Classes on Advanced Technology April 25, 2017 Community, Press Releases Loveland Public Library has built a reputation for innovative programming and technology. Digital Workshop Center (DWC) has been a community center for education and professional development for the past ten… read more
Microsoft Excel classes From Excel Tables to PivotTables April 18, 2017 Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Workshop Blog Posts You (and, more importantly, your boss) love what you’ve created thus far in Excel. You’ve spent hours entering your data into your worksheets, organizing the data using best practices, and… read more
Excel Data Analysis - Data Table Advanced Excel Data Analysis – Data Table April 5, 2017 Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Workshop Blog Posts While working in Microsoft Excel on data analysis, there are a handful of built-in analysis tools available. If you’re interested in studying the effect that a range of values has… read more
Veterans Education in Colorado Case Study: Veterans education in Colorado – How funds may be calculated March 30, 2017 Case Study, Veterans Education & Training, Workshop Blog Posts As a Veteran in Colorado, you may be entitled to some amazing education and housing benefits through the GI Bill, Post 9/11 Bill, and others. Your family may also be… read more
Talent 2.0 Report - Fort Collins workforce What we learned from the Talent 2.0 report March 21, 2017 Career Training, Case Study, Employment Training, Workshop Blog Posts Last month, the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce, several workforce centers, and key educational institutions across the state held a meeting called 'Talent 2.0'. The purpose of the meeting was… read more

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