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Certificate in Basic Game Design

$395

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Feb 5, 2018

This certificate includes Introduction to Game Design and Intermediate Video Game Design. $395 for both courses or $245 each if taken separately.

Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This Certificate provides you with a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. In the first course, you will discover resources for developing game design, identify the mechanics and verbs used in different games. You will come away with knowing the different activities that are part of game design, being able to flesh out a game idea in order to increase the chances to having a successful game design experience, and have a basic understanding of how to work with game developers. In the second course, you will you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application to begin your journey of making games. By successfully completing this Certificate in Basic Game Design, you will have taken the first steps into understanding game design, and being able to create your own games.

Certificate in Business Writing

$495

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Feb 5, 2018

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill. Begin with understanding the format, construction, and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals. Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading. Finally, discover what good journalists know. Learn how to write a news story, press release or other publicity notice that zings. Help your organization stand out with your new skills in business writing. This certificate will take you to the next level where business writing is a skill for personal and organizational success. Three one-month courses: Business Writing, Effective Copywriting, Writing News and Releases

Certificate in Customer Service

$245

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Feb 5, 2018

Customer service is now essential for business and all work organizations. With the increase of technology,human interaction with customers becomes all-the-more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity, and increase your organization’s success. You will also take away some extraordinary customer service techniques you won’t find anywhere else. Two one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate.

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Certificate in Data Analysis

$495

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Feb 5, 2018

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Then learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. You will know the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. Finally you will find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Whether your business is home based or a large company, this certificate will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned. 

Certificate in Designing Webinars

$345

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Feb 5, 2018

This certificate includes Designing Successful Webinars and Manageing & Marketing Webinars for $345. Each course is $195 if taken separately.

Finally, you can acquire the best professional development in webinar design, presentations,  planning, and marketing. Webinars are a popular format for delivering information. They can be very successful for your organization, IF you have good webinar presentations and good management and marketing.  Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization.  Then learn the 4 key strategies to make your webinars more successful.  Acquire techniques and tips that will make your webinars winners with your audiences.  Then acquire the webinar planning skills involved in budgeting, pricing, and marketing webinar meetings. Take back a certificate in designing webinars that provides you with the latest and best information about presenting webinars, as well as managing and marketing them. You will be learning from two of the foremost authorities on webinars. 

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Certificate in Google Tools

$495

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Feb 5, 2018

This certificate includes Google Analytics, Google Apps for Business, and Google + for $495. Each course is $195 if taken separately.

Certificate in Mastering Excel

$495

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Feb 5, 2018

Certificate includes Mastering Microsoft Excel, Intermediate Excel, and Advanced Excel for $495. Each course is $195 if taken separately.

 A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world.   Begin with learning how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Discover how various menu items, commands, settings and processes affects the look of your Excel worksheets and workbooks.   Then, increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. Identify different types of data and how data can be best visually represented or formatted, by using different data tool techniques.   Finally, you’ll learn a variety of Excel’s most powerful features to analyze data quickly and easily. This Certificate will help you discover how to attractively visualize your data into meaningful information with confidence.

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Certificate in Office Operations

$495

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Feb 5, 2018

Efficient office operations can mean the difference between success and not-so-much, between being in the black and being in the red. Moving from you and your employees working harder to working smarter, the strategies and benchmarks of office operations increases the productivity of every person in your organization. Position yourself in your organization as the one who knows what to get done, and how to get things done in office operations. Three one-month courses: Office Operations 9/6 - 9/30, Cyber Security 10/3 - 10/28, Embracing Sustainability in the Workplace 11/7 - 12/2.





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