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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 Personal Branding on Social Media

    Personal branding expert Karen Leland shows you the top tips for personal branding on social media, including LinkedIn and Facebook.

    1h 8m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for How to Rock Social Media

    How to Rock Social Media

    with Guy Kawasaki

    Expert Guy Kawasaki shares his top techniques for rocking Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram.

    53m 14s
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Understanding Facebook Messenger Privacy Settings

  • view course page for Up and Running with Facebook

    Get on Facebook quickly and safely. Find out what your friends and family are up to, and share pictures and news with them—all without compromising your privacy.

    2h 1m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Facebook for Musicians and Bands

    Set up a Facebook page separate from your personal one, promote your albums and gigs, and grow your fan base online.

    29m 22s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Facebook for Photo and Video Pros

    Facebook for Photo and Video Pros

    with Richard Harrington

    Increase brand visibility and take advantage of the free features in Facebook to communicate and advertise your photography or videos.

    2h 23m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Social Media for Photo and Video Pros

    Shows how to use social media to its full potential and leverage the unique benefits it offers photographers and filmmakers.

    1h 19m
    Beginner
     

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