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Explore a wide range of business skills from project management and negotiation to leadership skills and online marketing strategy. Our professional development tutorials can help you learn SEO, spreadsheets, word processing, and more.

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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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Learn new business skills and tools

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.

Office 2016. Explained.

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 Gmail Essential Training

    Gmail Essential Training

    with Jess Stratton

    Master the basics of composing, sending, and replying to email in Gmail and then learn powerful configuration and organizational techniques to enhance productivity.

    1h 45m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Business Etiquette: Phone, Email, and Text

    Learn how to strike the right tone in emails, text messages, and phone calls; include the right information; and understand what communication method to use when.

    59m 3s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Google Docs Essential Training

    Discover how to use Google Docs, the free cloud-based word processing program.

    1h 31m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Android Tips and Tricks

    Take your Android experience to the next level with these tips and tricks that help you manage your apps, take better video and photos, and more.

    1h 14m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Going Paperless: Start to Finish

  • view course page for Google Sheets Essential Training

  • view course page for Up and Running with Chrome OS

    Get up and running with Chrome OS, the operating system that runs on Google Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.

    38m 40s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Google Glass

    Learn how to get Google Glass set up and connected to your phone, and find out how to use touch input and gestures to control Glass in real-world scenarios: navigating a city, accepting calls, and taking photos and video.

    27m 55s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Google Docs and Sheets on iOS First Look

    Get a first look at Google Docs and Google Sheets, the standalone iOS apps for working with Google documents and spreadsheets offline and on the go.

    25m 23s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Introducing Google Glass

    Find out whether Google Glass—a wearable computer that places both a screen and a camera near your eye—is right for you.

    20m 28s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Google Sites Essential Training

  • 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 Google+ for Musicians and Bands

    Get a music industry insider's tips to marketing your music and growing your fan base in Google+.

    29m 39s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for YouTube for Musicians and Bands

    Learn to create your own YouTube channel, tailor it to fit your musical brand, and make your videos more search engine friendly and shareable on networks like Facebook and Twitter.

    56m 23s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for YouTube Projects for Business and Marketing

    Leverage the enormous audience and unique video platform of YouTube to communicate your brand, engage your audience, and achieve your marketing goals.

    1h 51m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Google Calendar Essential Training (2013)

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