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  • Administrative Assistant Applications

    Gain the skills and knowledge you'll need to prepare for the Certified Administrative Professional exam and begin a rewarding career as an administrative assistant.

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  • Administrative Assistant Fundamentals

    Gain the skills you need for success as a Certified Administrative Professional. This course will not only give you the ability to perform daily administrative tasks, but will also give you an inside view into how a professional organization's different departments work together to make or break a company.

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  • Administrative Assistant Suite

    In this discounted bundle suite, you will learn the skills you need to excel as an administrative professional or executive assistant.  This bundle includes three courses, Administrative Assistant Fundamentals, Administrative Assistant Applications, and Effective Business Writing.

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Career Building

  • 12 Steps to a Successful Job Search

    Learn how to get the job you want quickly, easily, and in any economy from a world-renowned author and career advisor. This course will help you identify the job that is best for your needs and provide complete step-by-step instructions on how to land it.

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  • Fast Company: Future-Proofing Your Career

    All professionals--whether just entering their fields or currently holding leadership roles--can benefit from skill development and reinforcement. This bundle, based on Fast Company's award-winning journalistic content, will help professionals across all industries future-proof their careers by focusing on key skills in the areas of communication, creativity and innovation, design thinking, networking, and personal branding.

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  • Listen to Your Heart and Success Will Follow

    Enjoy the rewards that come from doing what really makes you happy! This course will help you fully understand your own interests, values, needs and abilities and help you use work to express yourself and share your interests and talents.

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  • Resume Writing Workshop

    Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will help you get interviews. This course is invaluable to anyone who wants to improve their resume as it will introduce you to different formats, help you make the most of your work experience, and discover how to use reference to your advantage.

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Entrepreneurship

  • Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs

    This course provides an introduction to key topics in accounting and finance for those involved in new ventures. It reviews financial accounting basics, including GAAP Principles and financial statements, and also covers key issues in finance, broadly defined as any financial or monetary activity that involves a company.

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  • Business Law for Entrepreneurs

    When starting a new venture, understanding the relevant laws can make or break your success. This course covers the basics of business law for an entrepreneur. It reviews legal structures for a new venture, intellectual property, employment law, contracts, government regulation, and personal and real property.

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  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship

    This online certificate program introduces key issues in entrepreneurship for those looking to start a business on their own. What does it take to build and grow a business from scratch? What personal characteristics are shared by successful entrepreneurs? What types of resources are available to budding entrepreneurs, and where can you find them? Learners who complete this program will have the answers to those questions and others that are essential to the success of their businesses. 

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  • Entrepreneurship Suite

    Ready to start your own business?  Let this discounted set of online courses hone your entrepreneurial spirit and help get your business going.  Bundle of "Creating a Successful Business Plan", "Start Your Own Small Business", and "Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring".

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  • Health Care Entrepreneurship Bundle

    This course offers health care professionals an overview of how to start their own business and understand the legal and ethical risks that result from factors in the medical industry.  Bundle of "Certificate in Starting Your Own Business in Health and Healing" and "Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare".

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  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship

    Having an entrepreneurial spirit and a good idea is a great foundation to starting your own business. But you may need a bit more to succeed. This course explores the different aspects of entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews issues and activities involved in starting a new business, including the decisions that must be made before an enterprise can be launched and established.

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  • Leadership and Management for Entrepreneurs

    This course explores the leadership and management issues entrepreneurs face as they create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews the key managerial roles of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling and their application in entrepreneurial settings. Further, the course addresses self-management for the entrepreneur--how an entrepreneur can manage his or her own time and maintain a proper work-life balance.

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  • Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs

    This course reviews the strategic issues that an entrepreneur faces while starting a new venture or business, and highlights the questions about market acceptance that must be answered during every stage of the entrepreneurial process.

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Soft Skills

  • Building Teams that Work

    In this course, you will learn the components of a successful team and the stages of its development. You will master the skills you will need to effectively manage projects, make decisions, and solve problems in a team setting. 

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  • Business Ethics in the 21st Century

    Organizations have learned that the costs of unethical actions can be high, both legally, and from a public relations perspective. seeks to give learners a strong foundation in ethical business practices, whether as individuals, as a leaders, or as stewards of the organization. This course reviews how organizations can establish and encourage an ethical culture while monitoring for compliance

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  • Certificate in Creativity and Innovation

    Because organizations must innovate to stay alive in today's highly competitive marketplace, organizations need employees who can channel their creativity and innovation toward organizational challenges and goals.

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  • Individual Excellence

    Master 12 career enhancing skills including goal setting, time management, personal organization, creativity, financial matters, and conflict resolution. This course will help you achieve individual excellence by developing a fulfilling career plan and gaining the skills to improve all your interpersonal relationships.

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  • Innovation in Teams and Organizations

    Innovation can make or break an organization in terms of its ability to win and keep customers. This course looks at innovation in corporations and the public sector.

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  • Introduction to Critical Thinking

    Critical thinking is an intellectual model for reasoning through issues to reach well-founded conclusions. It may be the single-most valuable skill that one can bring to any job, profession, or life challenge. Being able to ask the right questions, critique an argument, and logically dissect an issue occur constantly in the workplace and our lives.

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  • Mastery Of Business Fundamentals

    Acquire practical experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in a MBA program. This course will provide in-depth knowledge of the business environment including ethics, organizational structures, performance measures, financial investment models, budgeting, and more.

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  • Merrill Ream Speed Reading

    Save yourself hours of time and increase your productivity by learning to read faster and with better comprehension. This course will help you master the skills and techniques to quickly read through the daily flood of emails, articles and reports by becoming a proficient speed-reader.

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  • Negotiations: Making Business Deals

    This course is designed to help executives and other potential deal-makers learn the essential strategies and skills to conducting successful business negotiations. Learners in this course will explore the fundamentals of deal making with the help of games, videos, interactive exercises, case studies, and other engaging content.

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  • Skills for Making Great Decisions

    Learn how to make excellent everyday decisions from an experienced counselor and life coach. This course will help you discover how to effectively deal with crisis, how to use your emotions as decision-making tools, and how to work with others to make the most of every opportunity.

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  • Soft Skills Suite

    Want to brush up on your soft skills?  This suite of courses teaches everything from working with tough personalities to making better business decisions.

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  • Time Management

    The concepts covered in this course will help create structure around your time management skills and will help reveal any weaknesses in your time management habits. Making time management a priority is often the first step to keeping on task and maintaining a productive schedule.

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Start Your Own Business

  • Certificate In Starting Your Own Business In Health And Healing

    Gain the knowledge and skills you need to start your own health and healing business. This course will guide you through every step of building your business including developing a business plan, finding the right target market, getting financing, and creating marketing strategies to ensure success.

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  • Creating A Successful Business Plan

    Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This course will guide you through all the major components of writing a business plan and you'll emerge with your first draft in hand.

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  • Growing Plants for Fun and Profits

    Turn your love of plants into an enjoyable and profitable home business. This course provides information on licensing, site preparation, equipment, how and where to find supplies, how to select and produce plants, how to produce quality material, and how to market your product.

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  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship

    Having an entrepreneurial spirit and a good idea is a great foundation to starting your own business. But you may need a bit more to succeed. This course explores the different aspects of entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews issues and activities involved in starting a new business, including the decisions that must be made before an enterprise can be launched and established.

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  • Leadership and Management for Entrepreneurs

    This course explores the leadership and management issues entrepreneurs face as they create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews the key managerial roles of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling and their application in entrepreneurial settings. Further, the course addresses self-management for the entrepreneur--how an entrepreneur can manage his or her own time and maintain a proper work-life balance.

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  • Secrets Of The Caterer

    Discover how to put your cooking and party planning skills to work in an exciting and creative career as a caterer. Learn fundamentals of catering business including how to cook for large crowds, organize your kitchen, manage your time, and work with clients, as well as some great recipe ideas to jump-start your career.

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  • Small Business Marketing On A Shoestring

    Discover how to use the same marketing tricks the big companies employ and create a personalized plan without clearing out your bank account. This course will help you master cost effective marketing strategies the provide results with hands-on activities and real-world examples.

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  • Start a Pet Sitting Business

    Discover how you can turn your love of animals into a profitable pet-sitting career. This course covers everything you need to know about caring for pets from nutrition, exercise and first aid and everything that goes into starting a successful business.

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    Arts & Crafts
    Learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist.

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    Consulting Practice
    Learn how to leverage your knowledge and experience by starting your own professional consulting practice.
     
    Gift Baskets Business
    Express your creativity in a fun and profitable way by starting a business as a gift basket designer.
     
    Online Business
    Learn how to harness the power of the Internet to build and sustain a profitable business.
     
    Small Business
    Learn how to transform your passion and talent into a viable small business.
     
    Nonprofit
    Learn how to turn your dreams of starting a nonprofit organization into a reality.

Women in Business

  • Body Language for Women in Business

    By understanding the impact of body language, leaders can learn how to communicate in a way that builds and sustains positive relationships with employees, clients, and business partners. This course will help women business leaders learn how to read body language cues and use them to exude both strength and warmth.

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  • Communication for Women in Business

    The course will provide a general overview for effective communication at work. Learners will review tips and strategies for communicating with small and large groups, being heard in meetings, projecting confidence, and more—especially as these concepts apply to women. 

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  • Current Issues Facing Women in Business

    This general awareness course will assess the representation of women in various domains, including sports, politics, education, STEM fields, pink-collar jobs, and managerial positions. We will also review challenges that many working women face, as well as strategies for addressing those challenges both as an individual and from an organizational perspective.

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  • Leadership and Management for Women in Business

    Leaders are people who can change the thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors of the people around them. Successful organizations must have leaders who take them in the right direction. While not all leaders are managers or even occupy positions of authority, managers are often leaders for the employees who report to them. 

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  • Negotiation for Women in Business

    This course defines negotiation and reviews the importance of advocating for yourself and your interests. Because negotiation tends to be characterized in a stereotypically masculine way, this course considers some of the challenges that women tend to face when negotiating. 

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  • Networking and Mentorship for Women in Business

    Making meaningful connections can be critical to professional success. Although many find networking to be difficult, it is a learned skill that can improve with technique and practice. This course introduces techniques and strategies for networking, finding mentors, and attracting sponsors, as well as common anxieties and obstacles that people face when trying to expand their professional connections.

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  • Work-Life Balance for Women in Business

    Everyone finds that their life is unbalanced from time to time. If left unaddressed, that lack of balance can cause stress, decreased productivity, and even health problems. Stereotypes and expectations about what matters to women can exacerbate work-life balance challenges. 

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