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.
Have you ever seen a beautiful, colorful website or a really neat video clip and wondered how it was made? Our Adobe Creative Cloud course will answer those questions and much more! Our course provides a comprehensive overview of Creative Cloud design elements and covers seven programs that all function in unique ways to make design interactive and fun. We provide an overview of how to use Adobe Bridge, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, and Adobe to create and design stunning images, pages, websites, and interactive files. NOTE: This course does NOT include the Adobe Creative Cloud software. Students must check Adobe for the free trial availability or purchase the software prior to registration.
Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world and the number of Spanish speakers is growing every day. If you are trying to learn Spanish, this course will give you the opportunity to learn basic conversational Spanish. The goal of our program is to teach basic Spanish vocabulary, grammar, literacy, and conversation skills to students with little or no knowledge of the Spanish language.
Are you looking to demonstrate more value to customers or employers? By using today’s hottest social media platforms you are able to build the powerful personal brand that gets you what you want. In this class we will help you use social media to attract new business and grow your readership. From Facebook to Pinterest to video sharing, this class will teach you the techniques and ideas that are practical, easy, and effective for your brand.
This course covers budgets and how they are used in nonprofit organizational settings. You will gain an understanding of the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. You will also learn about the organization-wide budget and different budget systems. The course will continue on to slightly more advanced budgeting topics such as capital budgets, cash flow budgets, and opportunity budgets. You will also learn how nonprofit organizations are using different budgeting techniques to handle operating challenges.
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.
Because corporate higher-ups and stakeholders can't support your ideas—or recognize you for them—without first understanding what they are, communicating clearly and concisely in written and oral formats is critical to your professional success. From clarifying and structuring your ideas to designing the PowerPoint slides that will best complement them, the techniques, interactive exercises, and checklists in this suite will help you create presentations and workplace documents that inform and persuade. The course offers instruction on crafting many of the most common business communication formats: memos, reports, brochures, proposals, presentations, catalogs, and websites.
Digital marketing helps organizations promote and sell products and services through online marketing methods such as social media messaging, website ads, Facebook marketing campaigns, Google Adwords, and more. It's vital to develop a marketing strategy that keeps up with the technology. This Certificate in Digital Marketing covers the strategic issues, marketing methods and tactics, industry terminology, and best practices. Each of the nine courses in this suite offer examples, videos from industry-leading practitioners, interactive games, and review questions to ensure mastery of the material.
The CISSP® Exam Prep Course prepares test-takers for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam, as administered by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2. The CISSP® certification is recognized worldwide and adheres to the strict standards of ISO/IEC 17024. As security breaches outpace the available pool of security experts, the need for information security professionals with proper certifications will continue to grow. Among other titles, obtaining the CISSP® certification prepares one for a position as a Security Analyst, Chief Information Security Officer, or as a Security Architect.
Office 2019 has useful features and tools to master, and whether you're upgrading from an earlier version or encountering the Office applications for the first time, you'll appreciate this simplified approach. If you're looking for a way to get up to speed quickly on the 2019 version of Microsoft Office, this course offers step-by-step instructions to make it easy. Microsoft Office holds more than 90 percent of the market for Windows-based productivity suites. Our MS Office 2019 course makes this technology easy to understand, even for those who are new to computers.
In this time of growing technology and increased digital use, having a strong understanding of the basics of using a computer is essential. In this course, we will cover the fundamentals of operating systems including describing their importance and how you can best use them to be productive. We will discuss networking and the terminology most commonly used when discussing computers. Finally, we will explore working with software and introduce you to some of the basic troubleshooting steps to take for issues such as connecting to the internet, using software, or connecting external devices like a printer. This course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of computers and the basics of using them in your day to day life.
As a new photographer you’ve got to start somewhere and our Create Stunning Digital Photographs course is great place to start! The goal of this fun and informative course is to provide you with an introduction to digital photography and get you started on the path to becoming a great photographer. You’ll begin by learning the fundamentals of digital photography including composition, lighting, exposure and using your camera’s manual mode. Next the course will focus on teaching you the basics of contemporary portrait photography including how to pose your subject and working with children and pets. We will also cover photographing the great outdoors including animals, natural and man-made landscapes, as well as wedding and event photography and night shooting.