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Learning Path: Become a Small Business Owner

Start your own business and get it right the first time. Learn everything you need to become a small business owner, from understanding the responsibilities of entrepreneurship to figuring out the legal, financial, and operational aspects of your future business.

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Learning Path: Become an Excel 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist

Validate your proficiency and advance your career as a certified Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel 2013. You'll master creating and managing worksheets and workbooks through hands-on training and performance-based scenarios.

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Learning Path: Become a Manager

As a manager, success is predicated on your ability to achieve goals working with your team. The good news is that management is a skill that can be learned. This path is designed to provide you with the key considerations, skills and competencies to help you become and succeed as a manager.

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Our expert instructors teach you how to manage your time, build your business, and develop your employees. Learn how to work more effectively with tools like Excel, Word, Outlook, Sharepoint, and with operating systems like Windows 8 and Mac OSX.

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Office 2016 is packed with new features, including a new user interface, collaboration tools and more. Find out what’s new in Office 2016 and why it matters to you.

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  • view course page for Excel Tips Weekly

    Excel Tips Weekly

    with Dennis Taylor

    Get a new productivity-boosting tip every Tuesday from Excel expert Dennis Taylor.

    8h 37m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Office 2016 and Office 365 New Features

    Learn about the suite-wide enhancements in Office 2016 and Office 365, as well as program-specific new features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    46m 29s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for The 5-Day Excel Challenge

    The 5-Day Excel Challenge

    with Dennis Taylor

    Take this fun and fast 5-day Excel challenge to test your Excel skills.

    41m 47s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Excel 2013: Working with Charts and Graphs

  • view course page for Going Paperless: Start to Finish

  • view course page for Securing Microsoft Office Files

    Keep your Microsoft Office documents secure and private with these tutorials for Office 2007, 2010, 2013, and even Office 365.

    1h 21m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2007 to Office 2010

    Upgrading from Office 2007 to Office 2010? Get used to the new interface, and explore the latest features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    2h 10m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2010 to Office 2013

    Upgrading from Office 2010 to Office 2013? Get used to the new interface and touch controls, and explore the latest features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    2h 4m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Excel 2013 Tips and Tricks

    Excel 2013 Tips and Tricks

    with Dennis Taylor

    Discover the best tips and tricks in Excel 2013, and unleash the real power of this popular, powerful software.

    4h 34m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2007 to Office 2013

    Upgrading from Office 2007 to Office 2013? Get used to the new interface and touch controls, and explore the new features in each of the major application: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    2h 4m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Cleaning Up Your Excel 2013 Data

    Learn how to clean up your Excel data with a few simple and easy-to-understand functions, commands, and techniques.

    1h 59m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Financial Literacy: Reading Financial Reports

    Learn how to read income statements, cash flow statements, and balance sheets and assess the financial health of your business and your competition.

    1h 25m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Excel 2010

  • view course page for Excel 2013 Essential Training

    Teaches you the basics of using Excel 2013 to enter and organize data, use functions, and build charts and PivotTables.

    6h 32m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Office 2013 New Features

    Office 2013 New Features

    with David Rivers

    Take a look at suite-wide enhancements like cloud integration, Touch Mode, PDF editing, and Ribbon customization, as well as individual app improvements added to Office 2013.

    2h 31m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Cleaning Up Your Excel 2010 Data

    Explores the functions, commands, and techniques in Excel that quickly restructure data, remove unwanted characters, convert date data into the desired format, and prepare data for efficient analysis.

    1h 28m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Managing and Analyzing Data in Excel 2010

  • view course page for Setting Up a Database in Excel 2010

  • view course page for Migrating from Excel 2008 for Mac to Excel 2011

  • view course page for Migrating from Excel 2003 to Excel 2010

  • view course page for Excel 2010 New Features

    Excel 2010 New Features

    with Bob Flisser

    Demonstrates the powerful new features and enhancements to Excel 2010.

    1h 51m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Excel 2010: Real-World Projects

  • view course page for Migrating from Excel 2003 to Excel 2007

    Explains the benefits of upgrading from Excel 2003 to 2007 and shows how to make the switch and overcome compatibility issues.

    41m 29s
    Appropriate for all
     

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