New skills in just six weeks

April 5th, 2011 No Comments Other

New skills in just six weeks
If you’re looking for a quick way to boost your business know-how, brush up on your computer skills or get savvy about searching for a job, our new range of online Skills Builder courses has plenty to offer.

In partnership with renowned international training provider ed2go, Cengage Education is offering students access to a diverse selection of 36 online short courses. Each takes just six weeks, is completed online and provides excellent quality training led by an expert. What’s more, each course costs just $249.

The Skill Builder Courses currently offered are:

Business and Management

Creating a Successful Business Plan

Fundamentals of Supervision & Management

Fundamentals of Supervision & Management II

Managing Customer Service

Effective Selling

Professional Sales Skills

Principles of Sales Management

Project Management Fundamentals

Six Stigma: Total Quality Applications

Marketing Your Business on the Internet

Computers and Technology

Computer Skills for the Workplace

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007

What’s New in Microsoft Office 2007

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2007

Microsoft Excel 2010

Introduction to Photoshop CS3

Creating a Classroom Web Site

Introduction to Photoshop CS4

Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer

Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer II

Navigating the Internet

Creating Web Pages

Designing Effective Websites

Fundamentals of Technical Writing

Personal Development

Human Anatomy & Physiology

Introduction to Journaling

Skills for Making Great Decisions

Building Teams That Work

Achieving Success with Difficult People

Get Paid to Travel

Making Age an Asset in Your Job Search

Resume Writing Workshop

Twelve Steps to a Successful  Job Search

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach

For enrolled Cengage Education students, one of these short courses could enhance your current studies, for example by helping you improve your computer skills.

If you’re not currently studying with us, why not consider a short course as a quick and effective way to polish your skills or plug a gap in experience? For current students, these courses can be a useful adjunct to your main studies.

Visit our website at today for more information and links to Skills Development short course details.


Saga Briggs is an author at InformED. You can follow her on Twitter@sagamilena or read more of her writing here.


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