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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 Sharing Photos with Flickr

    Sharing Photos with Flickr

    with Derrick Story

    Get a guided tour of the popular photo-sharing site Flickr, from posting and organizing photos and videos to participating in the Flickr community through contacts, comments, and groups.

    3h 29m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Learn Instagram: The Basics

    Learn how to join Instagram, use Instagram filters, post photos, and build a community of followers and fellow photo lovers.

    1h 3m
    Beginner
     

  • 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 Up and Running with LinkedIn Lead Accelerator

  • view course page for LinkedIn Sales Navigator: Learn the Basics

  • view course page for LinkedIn: Using the Mobile App

  • view course page for Twitter Essential Training

    Twitter Essential Training

    with Jess Stratton

    Learn how to tweet! Discover the ins and outs of Twitter, the micoblogging platform that is taking over the planet 140 characters at a time.

    1h 28m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with LinkedIn Sponsored Updates

    Get your message in front of the right people at exactly the right time with LinkedIn Sponsored Updates. Learn how to create new campaigns, target your message, set your budget, and run reports.

    54m 2s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Guy Kawasaki on Entrepreneurship

    Evangelist, author, and speaker Guy Kawasaki shares his thoughts on a variety of topics centered on entrepreneurship, including focusing your pitch and prototypes, predicting new markets, and capitalizing on social media.

    14m 31s
    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 Up and Running with LinkedIn

    Learn how to find a job and connect with other people in your industry with LinkedIn.

    2h 18m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Vine

    Up and Running with Vine

    with Anson Alexander

    Learn how to start sharing your own short videos on Vine, the thriving new social media platform.

    37m 39s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Snapchat

    Up and Running with Snapchat

    with Anson Alexander

    Learn how to set up and use Snapchat, the popular and supposedly confidential video-messaging platform.

    23m 25s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Yammer Essential Training

    Yammer Essential Training

    with Gini Courter

    Learn how Yammer works, and find out how to join the conversation or create a new Yammer network at your organization.

    2h 27m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Twitter for Business

    Twitter for Business

    with Brad Batesole

    Learn how to promote your business and connect to new customers and clients with Twitter.

    2h 27m
    Beginner
     

  • 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 Social Selling with LinkedIn

    Learn how to enhance your LinkedIn profile for social selling and develop an efficient routine for social media monitoring and engagement with customers and prospects.

    42m 29s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Job Hunting Online

    Job Hunting Online

    with Jolie Miller

    Discover how to find your next job online using popular sites like LinkedIn, Monster, CareerBuilder, and even Twitter.

    1h 56m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with IFTTT

    Up and Running with IFTTT

    with Charles G. Hollins

    Organize your life across digital platforms. Connect devices, apps, and services; automate tasks; and web-enable lights, appliances, and even wearable tech with IFTTT—the free "if this, then that" web platform.

    1h 25m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Pinterest for Musicians and Bands

    Learn music-marketing strategies to promoting your band, your music, and your gigs on Pinterest.

    36m 13s
    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 Twitter for Musicians and Bands

    Learn how to promote your music and create an authentic relationship with your fans by communicating with them directly on Twitter.

    23m 43s
    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 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 Flickr Essential Training

    Flickr Essential Training

    with Derrick Story

    Explore the basics of Flickr, from posting, organizing, and editing photos to participating in the Flickr community.

    3h 23m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with Pinterest

    Illustrates the basics of setting up a Pinterest account and aggregating inspiration from around the web.

    1h 13m
    Beginner
     

  • 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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