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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.

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 PowerPoint 2016 Power Shortcuts

    Become a Microsoft PowerPoint power user. Learn the shortcuts that will help you save time, be more productive, and create more engaging PowerPoint presentations.

    2h 38m
    Advanced
     

  • view course page for Switching from Windows 10 to Mac

    Make the switch from Windows to Mac. Learn about the similarities and differences between the two operating systems, and find out how to transfer files from a Windows 10 PC to Mac.

    3h 36m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Windows 8 and 8.1 to Windows 10

  • view course page for Visio 2016 Essential Training

  • view course page for Migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 10

    Learn how to upgrade to Windows 10. Get a quick, safe, step-by-step approach for upgrading and migrating your files and preferences from Windows 7.

    29m 14s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Windows 10 Tips and Tricks

    Expert David Rivers shares Windows 10 tips and shortcuts for working more efficiently in Windows 10.

    1h 29m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Office 365: Learn Excel

    Office 365: Learn Excel

    with David Rivers

    Get started with the Office 365 version of Excel 2016. Learn how to create, format, share, and print workbooks in Excel.

    1h 10m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Excel 2016

    Get started with Excel 2016. Learn how to create, format, share, and print workbooks in Excel.

    1h 10m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Office 365 for Mac: Learn Excel

    Learn how to quickly become productive with the Office 365 for Mac version of Excel, including how to use functions, format data, and collaborate with others.

    1h 6m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Learn Excel for Mac 2016: The Basics

    Learn how to quickly become productive with Excel for Mac 2016, including how to use functions, format data, and collaborate with others.

    1h 6m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Office 365: Publisher Essential Training

  • view course page for Publisher 2016 Essential Training

  • view course page for Up and Running with Office 365

    Get a tour of the Microsoft's cloud-based Office software, Office 365, from the perspectives of both an end user and an administrator.

    1h 58m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for OneNote 2016 Essential Training

  • 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 Office 365: OneNote Essential Training

  • view course page for Word 2016 Essential Training

    Learn how to create, format, share, and print a wide variety of documents in Word 2016.

    5h 40m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Office 365: Word Essential Training

  • view course page for Word for Mac 2016 Essential Training

    Learn how to create, format, collaborate on, and print a wide variety of documents in Microsoft Word for Mac 2016.

    4h 56m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Office 365 for Mac: OneNote Essential Training

  • view course page for Office 365 for Mac: Word Essential Training

  • view course page for OneNote for Mac 2016 Essential Training

  • view course page for OneNote for Mac 2011 Essential Training

  • view course page for Visio 2013 Essential Training

    Master the intricacies of Visio 2013, the powerful diagramming and vector graphics software. Learn to create org charts, floor plans, prototypes, and more.

    5h 53m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Office for Mac 2016 New Features

  • view course page for Up and Running with Evernote

    Learn to harness the power of Evernote, the popular cloud-based note-taking and note-sharing tool.

    2h 17m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Dragon NaturallySpeaking Essential Training

    Learn how to use Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the leading speech-recognition software, for everything from dictating text to controlling your PC.

    1h 53m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Publisher 2013 Essential Training

    Create your own brochures, newsletters, menus, postcards, and more, and prepare them to print, email, or post on the web, with Publisher 2013.

    4h 26m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Creating Accessible Microsoft Office Documents

    Ensure that everyone can access, use, and benefit from your Microsoft Office documents by implementing these accessibility best practices from David Rivers.

    1h 31m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for PowerPoint 2013 Power Shortcuts

    See how to get the most out of PowerPoint 2013, while learning cool tricks for making your presentations dazzle.

    3h 0m
    Intermediate
     

  • 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 Windows 8.1 Tips and Tricks

    Get more done with Windows 8.1. Learn time-saving techniques and keyboard shortcuts for finding files, managing your display, optimizing system performance, and much more.

    2h 11m
    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 Numbers 3 Essential Training

    Learn how to analyze and present your data with Numbers, Apple's intuitive spreadsheet program

    4h 10m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Pages 5 Essential Training

    Make your documents stunning with Pages, Apple's powerful word processing and page layout application.

    4h 23m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Keynote 6 Essential Training

  • view course page for Up and Running with Evernote for Windows

    Harness the power of Evernote for Windows, a popular cloud note-taking and note-sharing tool that surpasses paper notepads in every way, shape, and form.

    2h 17m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Evernote for Mac

    Harness the power of Evernote for Mac, a popular cloud note-taking and note-sharing tool that surpasses paper notepads in every way, shape, and form.

    2h 18m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with GoToMeeting

  • view course page for Windows 8.1 Essential Training

    Get up to speed with all the features in Windows 8.1, including gestures, apps, security enhancements, and more.

    5h 3m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Lync Online

  • view course page for Windows 8 Tips and Tricks

    Windows 8 Tips and Tricks

    with David Rivers

    Get the most out of Windows 8 with these time-saving techniques and shortcuts for finding files, managing your display, and more.

    1h 54m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 8

    Choose the best upgrade method and securely migrate your files, applications, and user settings from Windows 7 to Windows 8.

    57m 54s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Articulate Storyline

  • view course page for Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 8

    Choose the best upgrade method and securely migrate your files, applications, and user settings from Windows XP to Windows 8.

    54m 16s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Visio 2013

    Learn how to quickly create and share professional diagrams with Microsoft Visio 2013.

    1h 56m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for OneNote 2013 Essential Training

  • 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 Word 2013 Essential Training

    Teaches you the basics of working with documents in Word 2013, from creating and editing to formatting text.

    5h 9m
    Appropriate for all
     

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