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All public classes listed below are priced as follows: $495 to $695 (depending on class) for two-day classes  and $250 to $350 for one day classes (9am to 4pm). For volume discounts, read more >>


Business Skills Training Short Descriptions




Popular Collaborative Software Training Classes

Google Docs and Google Drive Fundamentals

Today’s workplace is ever changing. With more people working from various locations and different time zones, collaboration needs to be flexible and on-demand. Google Drive and its office productivity applications support both real-time and asynchronous collaboration. In this course, you will learn the capability of Google Drive and its productivity applications and work within the Google Apps environment.

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Google Sheets Introduction / Fundamentals

Google Sheets is a web-based spreadsheet application that allows you to create and edit spreadsheets online while collaborating with other users. Sheets have many features, including built-in formulas, charts and graphs, conditional formatting options, and pivot tables. Sheets is compatible with Microsoft Office Excel files.

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Google Sheets Intermediate

Customize and enhancing environment with Dashboard in Google Sheets - Calculating Data with Advanced Formulas - Use Specialized Functions - Analyze Data - Data Gathering - Sharing/Publishing - Build your own Add-ons - Working offline with Google Sheets - Apps Scripts – An introduction - Building your first script - Editing current app scripts - Other uses of Google’s app scripts

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Other Professional Development Courses:

Public Speaking- Business Presentations and PowerPoint
Without a dynamic and coherent presentation, even stellar ideas can fail to convince your audience. In this course, you will learn active listening skills to facilitate the exchange of ideas in meetings and presentations. You will also organize your ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations, while also utilizing available visual aids and using public-speaking techniques to strengthen your delivery. You will also learn several Microsoft PowerPoint techniques and use them in the second day as you make another prepared presentation.
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Social Media Fundamentals
When people think of social media, they often jump right into thinking about the tools, such as Facebook, Twitter and blogs. To be truly effective and efficient with your resources, you need a plan or roadmap to guide you through making the best decisions for you and your organization.
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Google AdWords 
 All strong marketing campaigns should incorporate some form of web-based advertising. Google AdWords™ is a web-based advertising tool that allows individuals and organizations to advertise on the Internet. Google AdWords is the most popular web advertising tool and operates on the largest connected set of networks, Google's networks.
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Effective Business Writing
Though businesses increasingly rely on technology, technological skills alone do not guarantee success in the workplace. You must still develop your ideas, express them clearly, and persuade others of their viability. This course offers effective strategies to sharpen your writing skills by structuring your ideas logically, exercising diplomacy in letters and reports, and shaping your arguments.
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Effective Time Management
You will identify effective time-management strategies, including defining personal and professional goals, establishing priorities, and identifying the tasks that will be critical to achieving those goals. You will create a personal time-management action plan.
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Negotiating Skills
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: prepare to negotiate in a business environment ; initiate negotiations and follow through on their results; negotiate with your partner; follow through on a completed business negotiation; negotiate in unique business circumstances.                                            
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Diversity Training for Employees
This course covers diversity in the workplace for employees, supervisors, team leaders and managers. Students will learn what diversity is and how it influences their relationships with others, and how to differentiate between-and overcome-stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination.
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Diversity Training for Managers
Putting diversity to work in today's organization is everyone's job. More and more, organizations are seeing that true success occurs on not just one, but on three bottom lines: profit, people, and planet. This class focuses on the best practices for bringing the best out of all kinds of people. It is written for people who manage people and care for the places in which people work.
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Problem-Solving Skills
 In a corporate environment, using specialized groups to solve problems is becoming more and more common. Being able to work in groups to solve problems will enhance your business knowledge and value to the organization. This course will show you the fundamentals of problem-solving skills—from defining your problem, to presenting it to the key decision makers in your organization.
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Project Management Fundamentals
This course overviews the basics of project management. It provides the theory and core methodology you will need to manage projects or participate on project teams.  This course does not make use of any project management software application, but instead focuses on the conceptual underpinnings that students must know in order to use any project management software application effectively.
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 Building strong relationships with your customers is the key to sales success. Salesforce® is a powerful tool that enables you to manage your customer relationships more effectively and efficiently—resulting in greater sales to new and existing customers. This course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to use Salesforce in the real world—ultimately enabling you to meet and exceed your sales targets.
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Quickbooks Introduction & Intermediate
This course is an introduction on how to use QuickBooks to best meet the needs of your business. The main objective is to introduce you to QuickBooks?s basic features and give you an opportunity for hands-on practice. You will learn about the types of information you need to track in your business, and how to enter that information and track it in QuickBooks. By the time you complete the course, you will have a good idea of how an accounting software package can save time and help organize business finances. When you are ready to use QuickBooks, you will be familiar with the most common tasks and will know where to find information about more advanced features.
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Microsoft PowerPoint
In the past, you have used paper-based overhead systems to give presentations. Now, you want to upgrade those presentations to an electronic format. You can use Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® to give electronic presentations.
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Microsoft Project Introduction & Intermediate
This course will use Microsoft Office Project Professional as a tool to assist in managing projects. The topics in this course cover the critical skills necessary to create and modify a project plan file that contains tasks, resources, and resource assignments.
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Microsoft Word Introduction & Intermediate
This course is intended for individuals who want to gain basic knowledge of working on Word. Individuals who want to pursue Microsoft Certified Application Specialist certification in Microsoft Office Word can also take this course.
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** This is only a sample list of course outlines. Please see pull-down on upper left side of each page.