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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 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 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 Twitter for Business (2014)

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

    2h 27m
    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
     

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