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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 Monday Productivity Pointers

    Self-contained productivity tips on the latest online tools, such as Google Apps, Skype, YouTube, Mint.com, Etsy, and more.

    15h 19m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Mac OS X El Capitan Tips and Tricks

    Become a better, more efficient user of Mac OS X El Capitan with these productivity-boosting Mac tips and tricks.

    1h 46m
    Intermediate
     

  • 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 Google Calendar Essential Training

  • 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 iMovie 10.0.2 Essential Training

  • view course page for iCloud Essential Training

    Keep your documents, apps, contacts, and more synchronized and secure across multiple devices and computers—Windows and Mac alike—with iCloud.

    2h 45m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Mac OS X El Capitan New Features

  • 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: Word Essential Training

  • view course page for OneNote for Mac 2011 Essential Training

  • view course page for Up and Running with the Chrome Browser

    Enjoy a better Internet experience with Chrome, the web browser from Google, by learning to get the most from its features.

    2h 31m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for iPad Tips and Tricks

    iPad Tips and Tricks

    with Garrick Chow

    Discover how to be more productive and have more fun with your iPad.

    2h 1m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with iTunes 12

    Get started with iTunes 12. Learn how to import music and videos, play and share content, and manage your library.

    3h 18m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Google Voice Essential Training

  • view course page for Up and Running with reddit

    Learn how to get up and running with reddit, the "front page of the Internet," and start contributing to this popular social site.

    1h 11m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Up and Running with RSS and Podcast Subscriptions

  • view course page for Computer Literacy for Mac

    Computer Literacy for Mac

    with Garrick Chow

    Learn how to use a Mac computer. Get introductory computer skills training for working with Mac OS X files and applications, connecting to the Internet, sending email, and more.

    3h 28m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Creating and Managing Your Google Account

  • view course page for iPhone and iPad Security Fundamentals

  • view course page for Mac OS X Yosemite Tips and Tricks

    Get the most from your Mac with these fun productivity-enhancing tips and tricks for the newest Mac operating system, Yosemite. Learn how to clear hard-drive space, record your screen, automate routine tasks, recover passwords, and more.

    1h 18m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Computer Security and Internet Safety Fundamentals

    Learn how to safeguard your computers and laptops, keep your digital data secure, and protect your online privacy in this beginner's guide to cybersecurity. See how to prevent malware, viruses, and security breaches on your computers and networks.

    1h 44m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Speeding Up and Maintaining Your Mac

    Speed up your Mac! Learn how to diagnose and solve basic Mac performance problems, including processor, RAM, and hard-drive-related issues.

    1h 32m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Improving Your Memory

    Improving Your Memory

    with Paul Nowak

    Improve your memory with these fascinating (and proven!) memorization techniques.

    1h 29m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Top 5 Speed Reading Tips

    Improve your reading speed and comprehension (fast) with these top five speed-reading tips.

    6m 52s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Speed Reading Fundamentals

    Learn how to read faster. Improve your reading speed and comprehension with these proven speed-reading techniques.

    58m 4s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Mac OS X Yosemite New Features

    Learn about all the cool new features in Mac OS X Yosemite, including continuity, personal hotspots, and updates to the built-in apps like Safari and Mail.

    58m 30s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Understanding Facebook Messenger Privacy Settings

  • view course page for Office Online Essential Training

    Learn how to create, edit, and share Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents with Office Online.

    3h 11m
    Beginner
     

  • 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 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 Keynote 6 Essential Training

  • view course page for Protecting Yourself from the Heartbleed Bug

  • 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 Delivering Keynote Presentations

  • view course page for Switching from Windows to Mac (2012)

    Demystifies the differences between Mac OS X and Windows, highlighting the terminology and interface changes that Windows users encounter.

    3h 58m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

    Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

    with Christopher Breen

    Provides a comprehensive overview of Mac OS X Lion, complete with key recommendations for getting the most out of the operating system.

    6h 4m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Numbers '09 Essential Training

    Demonstrates the features and tools of this spreadsheet application, including building great charts and creating effective formulas.

    3h 53m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Keynote '09 Essential Training

    Presentation designer Craig Syverson teaches Keynote users how to use this program to its full potential.

    4h 12m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Pages '09 Essential Training

    Reveals creative, time-saving features in Apple's word processing and page layout tool.

    4h 30m
    Beginner
     

“I learned more in four short videos than I had in four years of using PowerPoint. Learning just these few things dramatically increased my productivity for the future, saving me hundreds of dollars in time and better-produced work.” —Chris R.
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