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The Photography & Photoshop all Course Package

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

The Photography & Photoshop all Course Package, is a comprehensive online instructional package, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to take outstanding photos and make a career out of photography. [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! The Ultimate all Course Package For Becoming a Professional Photographer The Photography & Photoshop all Course Package, is a comprehensive online instructional package, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to take outstanding photos and make a career out of photography. You will learn everything from the basic controls of using your camera up to advanced techniques to capture professional looking photos. We also cover Photoshop Techniques and getting started as a paid photographer and all the steps you need to follow to become a professional photographer. Developed by professional photographers and accredited Photoshop teachers this Photography & Photoshop all Course Package is delivered online and consists of three comprehensive courses: Certificate In Digital SLR Camera Photography Online Course Certificate In Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course Certificate In Starting your own Photography Business Online Course The average time required to complete the Photography & Photoshop all Course Package is 14 weeks part time (however you can take as long as you need as there is no expiry date on course access, you have unlimited lifetime access to the course) This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, kick-start your Photography Career with Courses For Success today! The Photography & Photoshop all Course Package Facts: Discover how to take breathtaking photos and become a pro photographer 3 comprehensive Photography and Photoshop Online Courses Study along with simple instructions, videos & demonstrations Written and developed leading Photographers Receive one-on-one online help & support Unlimited, lifetime access to all 3 Photography and Photoshop courses Certificate awarded with passing score for the assessment Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device Course Delivery Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. All students who complete the course receive a certificate and will be issued an accredited certificate by the IAOTS via email, plus our professional photography tutors are always available to help you. If can point and click your camera then you are ready to take our course. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Photography & Photoshop all Course Package consists of the following courses: Certificate In Digital SLR Camera Photography Online Course Unit 1: Introduction to Photography Understand the professional settings Setting your dioptre Adjusting your burst mode Adjusting your white balance settings Metering settings Exposure compensation mode What is histogram and how to use it How you camera is focusing Adjusting the focal points Setting your file capture Raw & jpeg explained in detail Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s Types of cameras Multi exposures Setting colour and tone Sharpness settings ISO explained Camera bags and cases Tripod options and squeeze grips Different types of Flashes How to choose a good camera Types of lenses Unit 2: Understanding Exposure Manual settings ISO settings Pixels F-Stops Camera Speed White balance Putting the settings into practise Understanding aperture Settings for different camera makes Unit 3: Landscape Photography Equipment Proper planning How to capture the best shots Ideas for your shots Picking the best scenery Technical settings What makes a good landscape photo Unit 4: Night Photography Equipment Settings different types of shoots Tips and tricks Unit 5: Travel Photography Planning Equipment Types of shoots Tips and techniques Unit 6: Cruise Ship Photography Travel Tips Types of lenses Photos with different lenses How to get interesting photos Settings to get the best shoots Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography Setting up your studio Equipment Studio shoots Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio Unit 8: Fine Art Photography How to see great shots Setting up Techniques and settings Unit 9: Portrait Photography Planning your shoots Techniques Pro settings Tips and tricks Types of portraits Black & white Unit 10: SLR Video Photography How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie High Definition Video What a short film being shot Unit 11: Aerial Photography Helicopter shoot Equipment required Types of lenses How to get the best shoots Use of a helicam Photos with different lenses How to get interesting photos Settings to get the best shoots Unit 12: Fashion Shoot Importance of research and resources Location and logistics Borrow what you need Get your team together Importance of planning Organisation of photography gear Stick to schedule Model release Shooting in raw Portfolio of your work Best tips Certificate In Starting your own Photography Business Online Course Module 1: Starting a Photography Business Unit 1: Different types of photography explained We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images. Wildlife photography Fine art photography Business photography Commercial product photography Stock photography Photojournalism photography Event photography Food photography Sports photography Underwater photography Landscape photography Interior design photography Paparazzi photography Wedding photography Aeriel photography Portrait photography Real-estate photography Travel photography Fashion photography Glamour / model / dance photography Unit 2: How to set up your photography business The important steps of setting up your new business: Setting up at home Developing an outdoor studio Interview with a new photographer Developing portfolios Setting up freelance Knowing your camera Developing your style How do you charge for your work How much can you charge? Understanding lenses Picture framing Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include: Understanding your histogram Tips for using your flash Tips for getting good shots Colour management Mirror up settings for landscape How to choose a good digital camera The importance of getting good highlights Correctly using your ISO Using exposure compensation File rescue software Keeping up technically Sample of movie shot by an HD SLR camera Unit 4: How to promote your business Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are: Jpeg and raw files Turning you into a marketable product Building your own website Photographers shared websites Stock photography Stock Libraries Having a professional photography website made Buying a pre-made template website Unit 5: Making your business legal All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal Making your business legal Registering your business name Developing your logo Sole Trader or company? Photographers insurance Develop your business to re-sell Business policies Developing goodwill What rights does your customer have over your photos? Storing your photos What can you photograph legally Holding accounts Developing a code of practice Investing in your portfolio Unit 6: Marketing masterclass session one How to market yourself professionally. We go into great detail on how you can catapult your business growth by explaining a number of successful strategies. Developing your business mindset Getting your image right Your Business colours Business stationary Bullet proofing your customers Customer loyalty programs Customer mix Unique selling position-how to sell your self Emotional buying Designing your customers experience Customer profiling Focus on marketing Your hourly costs to run your business Business financial advice Unit 7: Marketing masterclass session two How to write hypnotic sales copy. We also go over in great detail how to develop yellow pages ads that work. We also show you how to write a detailed business plan. How to set goals and achieve business success. Unit 8: Marketing masterclass session three How to create your own products so you can make money from Digital Photography. Some of the topics covered are: Developing photography products Photographic albums Video slide shows Producing books Canvas Prints Gift Certificates Oil Portraits Story board prints Photo collage Family portrait packages This video also includes an interview with David Oliver a Master Photographer (one of only 5 in the world) He shares his insights, experience and what it takes to be a successful photographer, this is one of the most interesting and important interviews in the whole course. Resources Including All Business Templates Study instructions Photography 12 point business plan template Marketing/sales letter templates Colour management chart Invoice template Plus more Module 2: Business Skills Courses Course 1 - Certificate In Communication strategies Online Course Build Better, Stronger and More Fulfilling Relationships What is Communication? How Do We Communicate? Understanding communication barriers Paraverbal communication skills Non verbal communication Speaking like a STAR Listening skills Asking good questions Appreciative inquiry Mastering the art of conversation Advanced communication skills Course 2 - Certificate In Entrepreneurship Online Course Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success Deciding on the type of business Understand how to start a business What is the market/competition like Basics of starting a business Create a business plan Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Run the business Grow the business Course 3 - Certificate In Negotiation Skills Online Course Enhance Your Career With Better Negotiation Skills! Negotiation Skills are Vital in Everyones Career Understanding negotiation Types of negotiations The three phases Skills for successful negotiation Getting prepared Laying the groundwork Exchanging information Bargining About mutual gain Closing Dealing with difficult issues Negotiating outside the boardroom Negotiating on behalf of someone else Course 4 - Certificate In Personal Branding Online Course Managing Your Personal Brand To Help You Achieve Success Define your image Control your image Understand how to sharpen your brand Use social media appropriately Manage your brand in a crisis Develop a professional appearance Controlling and developing your image Personal and professional influences Sharpening your brand Have an Objective Appearance matters Never Burn a Bridge Social media Blogging Networking Brand management during a crisis Branding personality traits Identify Your Unique Values Course 5 - Certificate In Marketing Basics Online Course Get a Better Understanding of Marketing and Grow Your Business What is marketing? Understanding customer needs Defining your product or service Common marketing types Direct marketing Active marketing Incoming marketing Outgoing marketing The marketing mix B2B marketing B2C marketing Promotional marketing Communicating the right way Sell value, not the price Fun and entertaining is powerful Answers questions honestly Customer communications Give your customers a voice Marketing goals Brand switching The marketing funnel Not taking social media seriously Cross cultural and international translations Marketing mistakes Course 6 - Certificate In Internet Marketing Fundamentals Online Course Gain the Skills required to Market Your Business Online SWOT analysis in marketing Marketing research Consume all media Real time marketing Engagement builds followers Dynamic Content Product development and improvement Brand management Consistent through all media Needs to be actively managed Social media A personal touch Content is King Constant monitoring SEO basics SEO Optimisation Analytics Website characteristics Capturing leads Lead management and generation Quality vs Quantity Campaign characteristics Capture repeat customers Monitor and tweak Course 7 - Certificate In Media and Public Relations Online Course Learn the Skills to Master Media & Public Relations Networking for success Creating an effective introduction Making a great first impression Minimising nervousness The four levels of conversation Remembering names The meet and greet The three-step process Dressing for success The meaning of colours Interpreting common dress codes Writing Busniess letters Writing proposals Executive summaries Setting goals Understanding goals SMART goals Helping others with goal setting Media relations Web presence, blogs and the internet Issues and crisis communication planning Gauging the impending crisis level Tracking the overall effect How information will be distributed Social media (the PR toolkit) Employee communications Non-verbal communication skills (Body language) Course 8 - Certificate In Overcoming Sales Objections Online Course Understand Objections and How To Handle Them Three main factors Skepticism Misunderstanding Stalling Seeing objections as opportunities Translating the objection to a question Translating the objection to a reason to buy Getting to the bottom Finding a point of agreement Outlining features and benefits Identifying your unique selling position Agreeing with the objection to make the sale Render it inobjectionable Have the client answer their own objection Deflating objections Bring up common objections first The inner workings of objections Unvoiced objections How to dig up the "Real Reason" Bringing their objections to light The five steps Dos and don'ts Sealing the deal Understanding when it's time to close Powerful closing techniques The power of reassurance Course 9 - Certificate In Body Language Basics Online Course Understanding Body Language is a Great Advantage Communicating with body language The power of body language Reading body language Head position Translating gestures into words Open vs Closed body language Body language mistakes Poor posture Invading personal space Quick movements Fidgeting Gender differences Female Body Language Male Body Language Nonverbal communication The signals you send to others What your posture says Facial expressions Body language in business Cultural differences Lying and body language Forced smiles Changes in posture Improve your body language The power of confidence Practice in a mirror Be aware of your movements Matching your words to your movement Actions will trump words Involuntary movements Certificate In Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course Unit 1: Getting Started with Photoshop Initial setup How to change screen appearance Photoshop modes Adding tools Common keyboard shortcuts Other shortcuts Selection tools Marquee tools Lasso tools How to add colours Cropping images Tools to crop Rule of thrids Change modes How to save images Colour Balance Which tools to use Adjusting colour balance Mid tones Highlights How to preview How to save file Black and White images Tools to use How to enhance images Using tint Adjusting saturation Preview Save as a secondary file Desaturate Colour How to use the marquee tool How to select over image Which tools to use Levels How to improve images Tools to use Using levels window Save a new image Unit 2: Editing Images to enhance photos Curves How to adjusting images with curves Tools to use How to lighten an image How to use channels Hue Saturation How to lighten and darken images How to enhance image Tools to use Lasso and Darken Adjusting image’s Improving the image Using lasso tool Photo Filter How to alter photos Using different filters Using layers Opacity How to flatten image Blur and Burn Tools How to blur off a background Or darken down background Unit 3: Tips and tricks Copy and Pasting Images Which tools to use Command’s How to move images Saving images Removing red eyes Using tools and techniques Replacing Colour Tools to use Selecting images How to whiten teeth Which tools to use Setting tolerance levels Fix droopy eye How to fix droopy eye Tools to use Lasso tools Patch Tools How to fix up wrinkles Remove blemishes minor scares on Using the patch tool Using the liquify Tool Unit 4: Advanced Technique’s Magazine Look How to turn a good image into a magazine look 8 steps to follow Adding Makeup How to add Steps to follow Merging Images Tools to use Techniques Applying gradients Pen Tool How to use The importance of the pen too Pen tool selections Unlimited Tutor Support 12 months tutor support Email student support with any questions you have about the course Tutor Support gives you the benefit of two-way conversation on any of the topics covered Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader Microsoft word [-]

The Ultimate Administration Skills Training Bundle, 9 Courses

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Business Administration Skills are core skills that benefit anyone looking to work in business, whether an employee or business owner. [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! Learn Key Administration Skills suitable for any Business Business Administration Skills are core skills that benefit anyone looking to work in business, whether an employee or business owner. Activities relating to administration normally include bookkeeping, business writing such as documentation and plans, personal assistant positions, managing office meetings and supply chain management. This comprehensive online bundle includes 9 courses covering topics like administration support, basic bookeeping, business writing, meeting management, social media use in the workplace, basic organizational skills and more! Starting with the Administration Support Course you will learn the essential requirements to succeed in administration, including time management and organisational skills, verbal and non-verbal communication and achieving your goals. Next up our Basic Bookkeeping Course get you equipped to meet any bookkeeping or accounting tasks that fall on your desk and get a concrete understanding of the concepts and terminology you will face in day to day tasks. In addition to this we have included an essential Business Writing Course that will improve the quality of your reports, emails, proposals, and agendas making you an asset to any business. A common challenge in any administrative role is not only attending meetings but managing meetings yourself, with the Managing Effective Meetings & Project Management Courses you will be able to run smooth and successful meetings every time and get on top of your projects. There is much more to get out of this bundle including the Organizational Skills Course which will help you get the most out of your day, the Executive and Personal Assistants Course a highly popular and essential course that will equip you with the skills and confidence to be an amazing Assistant and the Supply Chain Management Course that will give you a comprehensive understanding of how supply chains work and allow you to communicate in discussions around this area of your business. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, Sharpen Your Administration Skills or Prepare to Run Your Own business with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited lifetime access to course materials Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificates (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Administration Skills Course Bundle consists of 9 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Administration Support Online Course Enhance Your Administration Skills to be Effective and Organized Getting organized Managing email Managing electronic files Managing the paper trail Making the most of voice mail Organizing your workspace Managing time Keeping others on track Maintaining schedules Getting it all done on time Prioritising The Secret to staying on track Goal setting Special tasks Planning small and large meetings Verbal communication skills Non-verbal communication skills Empowering yourself Making decision Working with Your Manager Stress management Dealing with a heavy workload Course 2 - Certificate In Basic Bookkeeping Online Course Understand and Implement Basic Bookkeeping Principles Basic terminology Accounts Receivable Accounts Payable Inventory Payroll Accounting Methods Differences between Cash and Accrual Cash Management Keeping track of your business Understanding the balance sheet Types of Assets Types of Liabilities Equity Other financial statements Income Statement Cash Flow Statement Capital Statement Budget vs Actual Payroll accounting / terminology End of period procedures Financial Planning, budgeting and control Reasons for Budgeting Creating a Budget Comparing Budget to Actual Expenses Auditing Course 3 - Certificate In Business Writing Online Course Write Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More Basic writing concepts Typical business documents Spelling and Grammar Language and tone Clarity Conciseness Formality Constructing sentences Parts of a Sentence Sentence Length Punctuation Paragraphs Organization and Structure Write faster – effective writing Templates Proofreading Review/Peer Review Addressing your emails Formality Attachments Forwarding/replying Business Letters The Basic Structure Writing the Letter Proposals The Basic Outline Key information Sequence Choosing a Format Proposal Structure and Content Executive Summaries Report Structure and format Writing meeting agendas Course 4 - Certificate In Executive and Personal Assistants Online Course Be an Effective Personal Assistant and Enhance Your Organization Working with your manager Adapting to their style Anticipate their needs Getting your responsibilities defined When to take the initiative Administrative soft skills Social Intelligence Basic business acumen Office management Active listening Effective time management Calendar management Prepare for changes and surprises Keeping others on track Urgent / important matrix Meeting Management Creating an agenda Keepng minutes Keeping the meeting on time Variations for large and small meetings Tools of the trade Email protocol Office machinery Computer and software skills Commuication Skills Phone and voicemail etiquette Word processing Business writing Internet research Being an effective gatekeeper Filtering data and information Learn to say no Dealing with difficult people Recognize the tricks Organizational skills Prioritising your workload Goal setting Plan for tomorrow, today Staying on track Confidentiality Guidelines Your confidentiality duty Be diplomatic and discreet Keeping data secure What to do in sticky situations Special tasks Course 5 - Certificate In Managing Effective Meetings Online Course Achieve Your Goals With Effective Team Meetings What do I need for my meeting? Agenda structure Things to consider Preparation and time Choosing an agenda format Setting up the meeting space What preparation might participants need? How can the organizer facilitate the participants’ preparation?= Electronic options What Technology do I need? Managing the technology Logistical Needs? Meeting roles and responsibilities Formal meeting needs Regular informal meetings Additional requirements for larger meetings? Chairing a meeting Dealing with Disruptions Format and taking of Minutes Making the most of your meetings Improving your meetings Do you need to have a meeting? Pre-warning Games Incentives/prizes Course 6 - Certificate In Project Management Online Course Perfectly Manage Projects to Achieve Your Goals What is a project? What is project management? What is a project manager? Key Concepts Identifying your Stakeholders Assessing Needs and Wants Setting a SMART project goal Creating requirements and deliverables Creating a statement of work Completing the project planning worksheet Completing the project charter Managing expectations Creating a task list Estimating time Estimating resources Estimating costs Building the work breadkdown structure Creating the schedule Creating a risk management plan Creating a communication plan Planning Tools Establishing baselines Monitoring project progress Making the most of status updates Managing change Monitoring risks Executing the Project Maintaining and Controlling the Project Preparing for closeout Celebrating successes Learning from project challenges Scope verification A final to-do list Course 7 - Certificate In Organizational Skills Online Course Achieve Your Goals By Being Organized and Productive Remove the clutter Just do it You dont have to keep everything Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash A place for everything and everything in it's place Prioritize Write it down Urgent / Important Matrix Divide tasks 80/20 rule Scheduling your time Have a master calendar Setting deadlines Remove or limit the time wasters Coping with things outside of your control To do lists Use a day planner Finish what you start Focus on the important Do quick tasks immediately Paper and paperless storage Find a system that works for you Make it consistent Make it time sensitive Setting up archives Organization in your work area Tools to fight procrastination Remove distractions Give yourself a reward Break up large tasks Organising your inbox Setting delivery rules Folder and message hierachy Deal with email right away Flag and highlight important item Avoid the causes of disorganization Discipline is the key to staying organized Stay within your systems Learn to say No Have organisiation be part of your life Plan for tomorrow, today Course 8 - Certificate In Social Media in the Workplace Online Course Develop Workplace Social Media Strategies and Policy What is social media? Online communities User created content Information sharing Communication tools Defining your social media policy It should be a living document Choosing an information officer What can and cannot be shared Legal and ethic specifications New hire orientation Let common sense guide you Nothing offensive Rules on soliciting and personal posts Creating a living document Keeping an eye on security Password rules Needs constant monitoring Keeping information confidential Protecting intellectual property Rules to follow when posting Always show respect Stop and think before you post Always be honest Never discredit or talk ill of competitors Be transparent Act like you would in real life Grammar and spelling still counts Never post when you are angry Benefits of social media From audience to author Builds customer loyalty Speed and flexibility in communication Two way communications The pitfalls of social media Bullying Group think Trolling Remember, it is out there foreve Listen to your customers They provide great feedback It makes them happy Improves your brand Improves product development Course 9 - Certificate In Supply Chain Management Online Course Manage Product Distribution and Achieve Customer Satisfaction Customer satisfaction, Improving performance Lowering costs Product development Procurement Upstream and downstream Raw material Forecasting Carrying cost Inventory Oder generation Order taking Order fulfillment Returns management The product flow The information flow The finances flow Data warehouses Levels of inventory Just-in-time inventory Keeping accurate records Inventory calculator The suppliers The producers The customers The customer's customers Inventory alerts Supplier alerts Bottlenecking Being proactive Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Entrepreneurship Training Bundle, 10 Courses

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This Entrepreneurship skills course package contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to become a successful Entrepreneur! [+]

Gain the Knowledge, Skills, and Confidence to Become A Successful Entrepreneur! This Entrepreneurship skills course package contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to become a successful Entrepreneur! This comprehensive online course bundle includes, public speaking, time management, personal branding, interpersonal skills, business writing, and much more! If you're looking to become a successful Entrepreneur don't miss out on this opportunity to get all the soft skills you need to succeed in one convenient package. The Entrepreneurship Course will help you build a solid foundation covering everything an aspiring entrepreneur needs to get their business off the ground from business plans and financing to marketing your business and promoting business growth. While this comprehensive course is a great start, the additional soft skills you will learn in this bundle is what will take your success to the next level including Negotiation Skills and Interpersonal Skills that will allow you to come out on top when negotiating new and exciting deals. In addition to this the Personal Branding and Assertiveness & Self Confidence Courses will help you build your presence and market yourself on a professional level either when acquiring new clients or marketing your business. Finally we have also included the Time Management Course which will help you achieve more goals in less time allowing you to focus on growing your business. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, boost your skill set and confidence to become a successful entreprenuer with Courses For Success today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited Lifetime Access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificates (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Entrepreneurship Course Bundle Package consists of 10 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Entrepreneurship Online Course Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success! Understand how to start a business Develop a business plan Get financing for your business Hire and train employees Run your business Grow your business Is It Feasible? What Are Your Interests? Do You Have the Experience? Are You an Expert? What is the market/competition like Is the Venture Lucrative? Is There Competition? How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition? Basics of starting a business Legal Structure of the Business Create a business plan What Should Be Included in the Business Plan Gather Documentation Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Create a Website Networking Groups Social Media Run the business Grow the business Course 2 - Certificate In Public Speaking Online Course Deliver Powerful Speeches and Outstanding Presentations Identifying your audience Creating a basic outline Organising the program Your Body speaks its own Language The Signals You Send The Power of Tone Preparing Mentally using Visualisation Breathing A Few Extra Tips Putting it all together Being prepared Overcoming nervousness Delivering your speech Questions and answers Course 3 - Certificate In Time Management Online Course Manage your time to be the highest achiever Create SMARTER Goals Prioritizing Your Goals Visualize your Goals-Visualization Setting SMART goals Prioritizing your time The 80/20 Rule Being Assertive...Saying “NO” to Requests you can’t meet. Planning wisely Using To Do List Tackling procrastination Why We Procrastinate Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination Crisis management When Crisis Calls...do you have a Contingency Plan? Creating a Plan Executing the Plan Organizing your workspace De-Clutter Managing Workflow Dealing with E-mail...email etiquette Using Calendars Delegating made easy Setting a ritual Metting management Alternatives to meetings Course 4 - Certificate In Personal Branding Online Course Managing Your Personal Brand To Help You Achieve Success Define your image Control your image Understand how to sharpen your brand Use social media appropriately Manage your brand in a crisis Develop a professional appearance Controlling and developing your image Personal and professional influences Sharpening your brand Have an Objective Appearance matters Never Burn a Bridge Social media Blogging Networking Brand management during a crisis Branding personality traits Identify Your Unique Values Course 5 - Certificate In Interpersonal Skills Online Course Learn Powerful Communication Skills! Verbal communication skills Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing Asking questions Communicating with power Non-verbal communication skills Body language The signals you sent to others It's not what you say, it's how you say it Making small talk and moving beyond Moving the conversation along Asking for examples Using repetition Usng summary questions Asking for clarity and completeness Remembering names Influencing skills Creating a powerful introduction Using Mnemonics Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name Bringing people to your side Sharing your opinion Negotiation basics Making an impact Course 6 - Certificate In Negotiation Skills Online Course Enhance Your Career With Better Negotiation Skills! Understanding negotiation Types of negotiations The three phases Skills for successful negotiation Getting prepared Laying the groundwork Creating a negotiation framework The negotiation process Exchanging information Getting off on the right foot What to share What to keep to yourself Bargaining What to expect Techniques to try How to break an impasse About mutual gain Closing Dealing with difficult issues Negotiating outside the boardroom Negotiating on behalf of someone else Course 7 - Certificate In Business Writing Online Course Become an Expert at Writing Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More Spelling and Grammar Working with words Language and tone Sentences and Paragraphs Organization and Structure Tools and Techniques The Reader The Requirement Write faster – effective writing Templates Proofreading Review/Peer Review The Appearance - Printing and Publishing Writing meeting agendas Writing Emails Writing business letters Writing proposals The Basic Outline Key information Sequence Choosing a Format Proposal Structure and Content Executive Summaries Writing reports Course 8 - Certificate In Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Course How To Be A Highier Achiever and Succeed in Life! What does self-confidence mean to you? Obstacles to our goals Communication skills The importance of goal setting Feeling the part Looking the part Sounding the part Powerful presentations Coping techniques Dealing with difficult behaviour Course 9 - Certificate In Manager Management Online Course Transform Your Managers Into Your Greatest Asset Grooming a new manager Coaching and mentoring Measuring performance Motivating managers Signs of poor management Trust your team of managers When an employee complains about their manager When do you step in Remember these basic qualities Course 10 - Certificate In Managing Effective Meetings Online Course Achieve Your Workplace Goals With Effective Meetings Planning and preparing Setting up the meeting space Electronic options Meeting roles and responsibilities Chairing a meeting Dealing with Disruptions Taking Minutes Making the most of your meetings Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Event Planning Training Bundle

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Valley Cottage

This event planning course package contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only run your own successful events but start a profitable events planning business! [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! The Event Planning Course Bundle Package! This event planning course package contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only run your own successful events but start a profitable events planning business! This comprehensive online course bundle includes the ultimate event planning course and complimentary skills courses that will help you take your event planning business to the next level including communication, entrepreneurship, project management, online marketing and much more. If you have ever wanted to work in event planning, this bundle is the perfect way to get all the skills and knowledge you need in one convenient package. In addition to the Professional Event Planning Course we have included a range of essential soft skills courses that will take your knowledge and confidence to the next level so that you can focus on getting out there and building a strong client base. To assist with this, courses such as Communication Strategies and Negotiation Skills will help you get your message across in a concise and professional manner, help you stick out from the competition. Overcoming Sales Objections will help you close important deals while Personal Branding will help you market yourself along with your expertise. Most importantly the Entrepreneurship Course will help you get serious by teaching you the proper steps involved in running your own business including business plans, financing, hiring employees and much more. Save hundreds to thousands of dollars by not paying for each course individually! This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, be quick this offer is only available for a limited time! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited lifetime access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Other Bundle Packages Courses If you’re hoping to get more bang for your buck, check out the rest of the course bundle packages from the Courses For Success range! Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Event Planning Course Bundle includes the following 10 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In The Ultimate Events Management Course Overview of Event Management Planning Event Locations Event Production Crowd Management Staffing Legal Employee Management Budgeting Risk Management Event Promotion Business Development Skills Business, Websites, Marketing and Business Plans Business Websites Marketing Writing a Business Plan How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur The Importance of Personal Branding Develop and Implement Interpersonal Skills Learn How To Develop and Implement Organisational Skills Course 2 - Certificate In Communication strategies The big picture Understanding communication barriers Paraverbal communication skills Non verbal communication Speaking like a STAR Listening skills Asking good questions Appreciative inquiry Mastering the art of conversation Advanced communication skills Course 3 - Certificate In Entrepreneurship Deciding on the type of business What is the market/competition like Basics of starting a business Create a business plan Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Run the business Grow the business Course 4 - Certificate In Negotiation Skills Understanding negotiation Getting prepared Laying the groundwork Exchanging information Bargining About mutual gain Closing Dealing with difficult issues Negotiating outside the boardroom Negotiating on behalf of someone else Course 5 - Certificate In Personal Branding Defining yourself Controlling and developing your image Personal and professional influences Sharpening your brand Appearance matters Social media Brand management during a crisis Branding personality traits Course 6 - Certificate In Project Management Key concepts Initiation Planning Planning tools Executing the project Maintaining and controlling the project Closing out Course 7 - Internet Marketing fundamentals SWOT analysis in marketing Marketing research Real time marketing Brand management Social media SEO basics Website characteristics Capturing leads Campaign characteristics Course 8 - Certificate In Business Acumen Seeing the big picture KPI's Risk management strategies Recognizing learning events You need to know these answers more Financial literacy Business acumen in management Critical thinking in business Key financial levers Course 9 - Certificate In Overcoming Sales Objections Three main factors Seeing objections as opportunities Getting to the bottom Finding a point of agreement Have the client answer their own objection Deflating objections Unvoiced objections The five steps Dos and don'ts Sealing the deal Course 10 - Certificate In Body Language Basics Communicating with body language Reading body language Body language mistakes Gender differences Nonverbal communication Facial expressions Body language in business Lying and body language Improve your body language Matching your words to your movement Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Executive & Personal Assistant Training Bundle, 10 Courses

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The Ultimate Executive & Personal Assistant Training Bundle contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to excel in any personal or executive assistant role. [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! The Ultimate Package for becoming an Executive or Personal Assistant The Ultimate Executive & Personal Assistant Training Bundle contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to excel in any personal or executive assistant role. This comprehensive online bundle includes courses covering time management, business writing, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, Word & Excel use, and much more! Starting with our Executive and Personal Assistants Course you will learn in detail new skills and knowledge you can put into practice in your workplace. Executive and personal assistants will typically find themselves doing some administrative tasks, to help you meet these challenges we've included our Administration Support Course which will help you meet any admin tasks that fall on your desk head on. In Addition to this we have included a great set of soft skills courses that will further empower you to succeed in any assistant role such as Business Writing, Organizational Skills, Interpersonal Skills and much more! This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, equipe yourself with the Skills you need from Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited Lifetime access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Ultimate Executive & Personal Assistant Training Bundle, 10 Courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Executive and Personal Assistants Online Short Course Working with your manager Administrative soft skills Effective time management Meeting Management Tools of the trade Being an effective gatekeeper Organisational skills Confidentiality Guidelines Special tasks Course 2 - Certificate In Administration Support Online Short Course Getting organised Managing time Getting it all done on time Special tasks Verbal communication skills Non-verbal communication skills Empowering yourself The team of two Taking care of yourself Course 3 - Certificate In Business Writing Online Short Course Working with words Constructing sentences Creating paragraphs Writing meeting agendas Writing Emails Writing business letters Writing proposals Writing reports Course 4 - Certificate In Organizational Skills Online Short Course Remove the clutter Prioritize Scheduling your time To do lists Paper and paperless storage Organisation in your work area Tools to fight procrastination Organising your inbox Avoid the causes of disorganisation Discipline is the key to staying organised Course 5 - Certificate In Interpersonal Skills Online Short Course Verbal communication skills Non-verbal communication skills Making small talk and moving beyond Moving the conversation along Remembering names Influencing skills Bringing people to your side Sharing your opinion Negotiation basics Making an impact Course 6 - Certificate In Time Management Online Short Course Setting SMART goals Prioritizing your time Planning wisely Tackling procrastination Crisis management Organising your workspace Delegating made easy Setting a ritual Metting management Alternatives to meetings Course 7 - Certificate In Excel 2010 & 2013 Essentials Online Short Course Opening Excel Working with the interface Your first worksheet Viewing Excel data Building formulas Using Excel functions Using quick analysis Formatting your data Using styles, themes and effects Printing and sharing your workbook Course 8 - Certificate In Excel 2010 & 2013 Advanced Online Short Course SmartArt and objects Auditing Creating charts Working with charts Creating pivot tables and pivot charts Macros Solving Formula errors Using what if analysis Managing your data Grouping and outlining data Course 9 - Certificate In Word 2010 & 2013 Essentials Online Short Courses Opening Word Working with the interface Your first document Basic editing tasks Basic formatting tasks Formatting paragraphs Advanced formatting tasks Working with styles Formatting the page Sharing your document Course 10 - Certificate In Word 2010 & 2013 Advanced Online Short Course Working with the Word window Advanced editing and formatting tasks Working with illustrations Formatting pictures Adding SmartArt Adding tables Inserting special objects Working with document references Reviewing your document Using comments and tracking Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Financial Management Training Bundle, 10 Courses

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

The Ultimate Financial Management Training Bundle contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only find but get the most out of new career opportunties! [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! Learn Key Financial Management Skills Suitable for any Business The Ultimate Financial Management Training Bundle contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only find but get the most out of new career opportunties! This comprehensive online course bundle includes resume writing, communication strategies, self confidence, goal setting, stress management and much more! By working through this Financial Management Course package you will be able to take control of your finances or even take the performance of your accounts department to the next level. Included in this bundle is both our Budget & Financial Reports and Basic Bookkeeping courses which will give you a powerful foundation to work from, these comprehensive courses are filled with knowledge you can put straight into practice in your workplace. The Time Management and Organizational Skills courses also will give you a massive boost in your productivity while building solid organizational skills that will help you prioritize and achieve your day to day and even career goals. Finally this course bundle features a great set of Microsoft courses covering Excel 2013 & 2010 at beginner, advanced and expert levels so you can master the version of Excel you use in your workplace, you'll be the office Excel guru once you've completed these. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, Sharpen Your Financial Management Skills with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited Lifetime Access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificates (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Ultimate Financial Management Training Bundle, 10 Courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Budget and Financial Reports Online Course Back Your Business with Bulletproof Finance Understanding Financial Statements Balance Sheets Income Statements (AKA Profit and Loss Statements) Annual Reports Analysing Financial Statements Income Ratios Profitability Ratios Liquidity Ratios Working Capital Ratios Bankruptcy Ratios Long - Term Analysis Ratios Calculating Return on Investment (ROI) Understanding Budgets Common types of budgets What information do I need? Who should be involved? What should a budget look like? Budgeting Made Easy Computer based methods Advanced Forecasting Technigues Managing the Budget How to tell if you're on track Should your budget be updated Keeping a diary of lessons learned When to panic Making Smart Purchasing Decisions A Glimpse into the Legal World Course 2 -Certificate In Basic Bookkeeping Online Course Understand and Implement Basic Bookkeeping Principles Basic terminology Accounts Receivable Accounts Payable Inventory Payroll Accounting Methods Differences between Cash and Accrual Cash Management Keeping track of your business Understanding the balance sheet Types of Assets Types of Liabilities Equity Other financial statements Income Statement Cash Flow Statement Capital Statement Budget vs Actual Payroll accounting / terminology End of period procedures Financial Planning, budgeting and control Reasons for Budgeting Creating a Budget Comparing Budget to Actual Expenses Auditing Course 3 - Certificate In Time Management Online Course Better manage your time to be the highest achiever Create SMARTER Goals Prioritizing Your Goals Visualize your Goals-Visualization Setting SMART goals Prioritizing your time The 80/20 Rule Being Assertive...Saying “NO” to Requests you can’t meet. Planning wisely Using To Do List Tackling procrastination Why We Procrastinate Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination Crisis management When Crisis Calls...do you have a Contingency Plan? Creating a Plan Executing the Plan Organizing your workspace De-Clutter Managing Workflow Dealing with E-mail...email etiquette Using Calendars Delegating made easy Setting a ritual Metting management Alternatives to meetings Course 4 - Certificate In Organizational Skills Online Course Achieve Your Goals By Being Organized and Productive Just do it You dont have to keep everything Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash A place for everything and everything in it's place Prioritize Write it down Urgent / Important Matrix Divide tasks 80/20 rule Scheduling your time Have a master calendar Setting deadlines Remove or limit the time wasters Coping with things outside of your control To do lists Use a day planner Finish what you start Focus on the important Do quick tasks immediately Paper and paperless storage Find a system that works for you Make it consistent Make it time sensitive Setting up archives Organization in your work area Tools to fight procrastination Remove distractions Give yourself a reward Break up large tasks Organising your inbox Setting delivery rules Folder and message hierachy Deal with email right away Flag and highlight important item Avoid the causes of disorganization Discipline is the key to staying organized Stay within your systems Learn to say No Have organisiation be part of your life Plan for tomorrow, today Courses 5 & 6 - Certificate In Excel 2010 & Certificate In Essentials 2013 Online Course Learn the basics of the best version of excel for you Opening Excel Opening Excel Understanding the Interface Using Backstage View Understanding Worksheets Understanding Workbooks Working with the interface Your first worksheet An Overview of Excel’s Views Switching Views Creating Custom Views Using Zoom Switching Between Open Files Viewing Excel data Building formulas Using Excel funcations Formulas vs. Functions Using the SUM Function Using Other Basic Excel Functions Understanding the Formulas Tab Using the Status Bar to Perform Calculations Understanding the New Function Names Using quick analysis Formatting your data Using styles, themes and effects Printing and sharing your workbook Course 7 & 8 - Certificate In Excel 2010 & Certificate In Advanced 2013 Online Course Learn advanced excel features Insert SmartArt Add text to a diagram Resize and move a diagram Reset a diagram Understand the contextual tabs Add pictures from your computer Add Clip Art Add text boxes Draw shapes Trace precedent cells Trace dependents of a cell Display formulas within the sheet Work with comments Insert a chart Use the Chart Tools tab Understand the parts of a chart Change the chart style Resize and move a chart Insert a Pivot Table Use the Pivot Table Tools tab Choose fields and group data in a Pivot Table Change Pivot Table data and refresh the view Apply a Style to a Pivot table Use Real-life examples in a Pivot Table Create a Pivot Chart from a Pivot Table Create a Pivot Chart from Data Display the Developer tab and much more. Grouping and outlining data Courses 9 & 10 - Certificate In Excel 2010 & Certificate In Expert 2013 Online Short Course Working with Permissions and Options Marking Workbook as Final Protecting the Current Sheet or the Workbook Structure Saving a Workbook as an Excel Template Editing a Shared Workbook Performing Advanced Formula and Function Tasks About the Excel Calculation Process Enabling or Disabling Automatic Workbook Calculations Using the IFERROR Function to Evaluate Formulas Working with Array Formulas Creating One-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional Constants Creating a Simple Array Creating an Advanced Array Working with Date and Time Functions Working with Financial Functions Working with Text Functions Working with Cube Functions Working with Statistical Functions Running a Macro by Clicking an Area of a Graphic Object Configuring a Macro to Run Automatically Upon Opening the Workbook Changing a Macro Using a Data Form Using a List Box Control Using a Combo Box Control Using a Spin Button Control Using a Scroll Bar Control Applying Advanced Chart Features Working with PivotTables and PivotCharts Using the Automated Analysis Tools Add-In And much more! Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Human Resources Training Bundle, 14 Courses

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Human resource management is an essential function of both private and public sector organizations. [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! Learn Important Skills To Hire and Manage New Employees Human resource management is an essential function of both private and public sector organizations. Activities relating to employees normally include recruiting and hiring of new employees, orientation and training of current employees, employee benefits, and retention. This comprehensive online bundle includes 14 courses covering topics like Employee Onboarding, Employee Recruitment, Hiring Strategies, Managing Human Resources, Measuring Results from Training, Millennial Onboarding, Talent Management, Workplace Diversity, Workplace Harassment, Workplace Violence and more. If you're looking to succeed in a HR role then the Human Resources Course Bundle the perfect way to get started. The Hiring Strategies, Employee Onboarding and Millennial Onboarding courses will help you sort the best candidates out of the pack, making you the key gateway for exceptional talent into your business. Managing Human Resources, Generation Gaps, and Train the Trainer will equip you with the skills to meet your day to day challenges head on, resolve the situations that arise when employees of different ages work together and help managers and employees perform when they are training new employees in your workplace. Workplace Diversity, Workplace Harassment and Workplace Violence are also included in this package and will prepare you to meet the more difficult challenges that you will face working in HR, by understanding these advanced concepts you will be able to succeed in a Human Resources department of any size and stand out in interviews with your advanced understanding that can take other employees years to pick up on through experience alone. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, take your Hiring & Managing skills to a new level with Courses For Success today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited Lifetime Access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificates (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Human Resources Course Bundle consists of 14 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Managing Human Resources Online Course Manage Human Resources In Your Workplace What is HR? Human Resource Influencers Recruiting and Interviewing Interview for what exactly? Setting the scene to Interview Five Steps to a Successful Interview Behaviourally Based Questions Induction and Retention Keeping Track The Follow Up Follow Up Schedules Scary Statistics Health & Safety in the Workplace Why all the urgency? Understanding the Industry Specific Rules of your Country Training for HR Managers Workplace Discrimination & Harassment Bullying in the Workplace A Manager has Responsibilities An Employer has Greater Responsibility Wellness in the Workplace Characteristics of Good Feedback Constructive Criticism Encouraging Growth and Development Employee Discipline The General Discipline Process Progressive Discipline How to Prepare & Conduct Disciplinary Meetings Following Up What to Say When Terminating an Employee Course 2 - Certificate In Business Succession Planning Online Course Develop a Smooth and Professional Succession Plan Succession Planning Vs Replacement Planning Preparing for the Planning Process Develop a Vision Statement Choosing to be a Mentor The SWOT Analysis Prioritise what the succession plan will address Develop a strategy for achieving goals Draft the plan Assign responsibility and authority Establish a monitoring system Identifying paths Choosing your final approach Evaluating and adapting Developing a change management plan Developing a communication plan Implementing the plans Providing constructive criticism Encouraging growth and development Overcoming Roadblocks How to know when you've achieved success Transitioning Course 3 - Certificate In Developing a Lunch and Learn Online Course How To Run Effective Casual Meetings and Engage Staff Finding the best location Setting up the location Focus group Picking the right topic Hands on works great Stay focused Keep it informal Make it interactive Review it thoroughly Creating a customised presentation Back it up Ground rules Eat during or after? Clean up or teardown Handouts and take away material Senior management buy in People not participating What a Lunch and Learn is Not Best Practices Obtain feedback and tweak Utilise star employees Provide an agenda ahead of time Keep the session casual and loose Networking opportunity Upper management Q&A session Put it on a regular schedule Course 4 - Certificate In Employee Onboarding Online Course How to Bring on New Employees and Reduce Staff Turnover Purpose of Onboarding Start-up Cost Anxiety Employee Turnover What is Onboarding The Importance of Onboarding Making employees feel welcome First day checklist onboarding Preparation Onboarding Checklist Getting off on the right track Role of Human Resources Role of managers Characteristics Initial check in Following up Setting schedules Mentor's Responsibility Identifying opportunities for improvement and growth Setting verbal expectations Defining requirements Resiliency and Flexibility Assigning Work Characteristics of good feedback Feedback delivery tools Informal feedback Formal feedback Course 5 - Certificate In Employee Recruitment Online Course Reduce your costs with a great employee recruitment program What is recruitment? Challenges and trends Sourcing candidates Requirements Job analysis and descriptions The approach The recruitment interview Testing Identifying goal areas Setting SMART goals Using a productivity journal Phone interviews Traditional interviews Situational interviews Stress interviews Types of Interview Questions Avoiding Bias in your Selection The Background Check Illegal questions Being thorough without being pushy Making your Offer Outlining the offer Negotiation techniques Dealing with difficult issues Sealing the deal Orientation and Retention Measuring the Results Course 6 - Certificate In Generation Gaps Online Course Successfully Integrate Employees Of All Ages Into Your Workplace What generations exist in the workplace What defines a generation What this means in our workplace Traditionalist Baby Boomers Generation X Generation Y Differentiations Between Background Attitude Working style Life experience dopting a communication style Creating an affinity group Sharing knowledge Younger bosses managing older workers Avoid turnovers with a retention plan Breaking down the stereotypes Conflict Management Embrace the hot zone Treat each other as a peer Create a succession plan Benefits of generation gaps How to learn from each other Embracing the unfamiliar Course 7 - Certificate In Hiring Strategies Online Course Learn To Attract & Hire The Best Talent Defining and Knowing the Position Needs analysis Job analysis Task analysis Hiring Strategy Company information Salary range Top performers Be prepared Lure in Great Candidates Treat your candidates well Look at the competition Filtering Applicants to Interview Put lots of weight on cover letters Grading resumes Internet search Initial phone interview The Interview Introduce everyone Use a panel Match the interview to the job Types of questions Tell me about my company Distractions Interview more than once Selection Proccess Testing Look for passion and enthusiasm Background checks Trust your instincts Education Level vs Experience Have a consensus Keep non-hires on file Checking references Making an Offer Onboarding Training and orientation Mentoring 30-60-90 day reviews Make them feel welcome Course 8 - Certificate In Measuring Results from Training Online Course Master The Learning Cycle & Get More Out Of Training Types of evaluation tools Tests Reactionary sheets Interviews Observations Hip-pocket assessments Skill assessments Learning journals Learning Styles Levels of Evaluation Types of Measurement Tools Self-evaluations Supervisor evaluations Peer evaluations High-Level evaluations Performing a Needs Assessment Creating Learning Objectives Creating an Evaluation Plan When Will the Evaluation be Completed? Who will perform the evaluation? Assessing Learning before Training Assessing Learning during Training Assessing Learning after Training Creating a long term evaluation plan Calculating the Return on Investment A basic ROI formula Identifying and measuring tangible benefits Identifying and measuring intangible benefits Calculating total costs Making a business case Course 9 - Certificate In Millennial Onboarding Online Course Master The Advantages & Challenges Of Hiring Millennials Define onboarding Purpose of Onboarding Start Up Costs Employee Anxiety Employee Turnover Why Onboarding? Importance of Onboarding Making Employess Feel Welcome Who Are Millennials? How Do Millennials Differ from Other Workers? Informal Rather than Formal Onboarding Processes Onboarding Checklist Engaging the Millennial Employee Following Up With the Millennial Employee Setting Schedules - Millennials and Work Life Mentoring and the Millennial Setting Expectations with the Millennial Employee Identify Opportunities for Improvement and Growth Mentoring the Millennial Be a Mentor, Not an Authority Figure Assigning Work to the Millennial Employee Provide Clear Structure and Guidelines Millennials Thrive on Feedback! Informal Feedback Course 10 - Certificate In Talent Management Online Course Talented Employees are the Key to Success. What is talent management? Types of talent Skills and knowledge defined Understanding Talent Management Importance and benefits Challenges Key elements to developing a winning strategy Performance management defined How to keep your employees motivated Talent Reviews Maintaining an effective workforce Looking to the future Succession and Career Planning What is succession planning? Developing a plan Executing the plan Overcoming roadblocks Employee engagement Generating engagement Influences Competency assessment defined Coaching, Training and Development Tips for talent management Employee Retention Course 11 - Certificate In Train The Trainer Online Course Deliver Engaging and Compelling Workshops What makes a good training course? The ‘perfect’ training course So just what is training? Mini Quiz: A trainer’s various hats The Learner The Active Learner, the Reluctant Learner and the Passive Learner What contributes to a poor learning experience? How people learn? What makes a good learner? Learning theories & learning styles Handling groups Basics of Training Delivery Activities in the training room Activities in the training room: Designing a Short Session Exploring Training Methods and Techniques Demonstrations Giving instructions Energisers and refreshers Anecdotes, or stories The Trainer Presentation & feedback skills for trainers Negative feedback, or constructive criticism Presentation skills in the training room Picking up on signs from the learner (body language) Finally, evaluating your training Training Resources Personal action plan and course evaluation Course 12 - Certificate In Workplace Diversity Online Course Learn The Importance And Practicalities Of Workplace Diversity Diversity, what is it? Group & Discriminatory Terms Stereotypes Tearing Down the Baggage Barriers Workplace Changes Social Changes Verbal Communication Skills Ten Ways to Listen Better Today The Power of Tone Non-Verbal Communication Communicating With Power Taking a Proactive Approach Conducting a Diversity Audit Stop Discrimination Coping with Discrimination The Warning Signs From a Managers Perspective Create Detailed Records Investigate the Complaint From an Organisational Perspective Receiving a Complaint The Follow-Up Employee Discipline How to Prepare & Conduct Disciplinary Meetings What to Say When Terminating an Employee Course 13 - Certificate In Workplace Harassment Online Course Learn To Recognize and Manage Workplace Harassment The Background The law Identifying harassment An anti-harassment policy: What should be covered? Steps to a healthy work place Educating employees Anti-harassment policies Employee's rights and responsibilities Developing an Anti-Harassment Policy Policies in the Workplace Proper Procedures in the Workplace If you are being harassed If you are accused of harassing Fasle Allegations Other Options Sexual Harassment Defining sexual harassment Common scenarios Mediation What is mediation? Deciding if it's right How to implement Conflict Resolution How to resolve the situation Seeing both sides Deciding the consequence The Aftermath How to move on Monitoring the situation Course 14 - Certificate In Workplace Violence Online Course Identify & Manage Violence In Your Workplace Costs to your business Identifying the Bully Abusive workplace behaviors Bullying and personality disorders Narcissism How to Handle Workplace Violence Types of behavior Target the behavior, not the person implement an action plan Risk Assessment Understanding anger and aggression Defusing and de-escalating strategies Communication skills Identifying the hazard Assessing the risk Controlling the risk Evaluating and review Being the Victim What is not considered bullying Steps to take Checklist for Employers Addressing all employees Code of Ethics Policy and preocedures Interview Process Identify a bully in the interview process Warning signs Investigation Process Lodging the complaint The investigation The findings Review and closure Developing a Workplace Harassment Policy Scope and philosophy Informal complaint process Formal investigation process Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Internationally Accredited Microsoft Office Online Library

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Invest in your future, build your skills and achieve your goals by becoming a member of our entire library of Internationally Accredited Microsoft Office Online Course. [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote & many more Courses Invest in your future, build your skills and achieve your goals by becoming a member of our entire library of Internationally Accredited Microsoft Office Online Course. If you are planning on doing more than one course, becoming a member of our Intrenationally Accredited Microsoft Office Online Course Library is the best and most economical option. The Internationally Accredited Microsoft Office Online Course Library is designed for basic to advanced users as it covers basic, intermediate and advanced level training, so whether you are just starting out with Microsoft Office or are an avid user looking to make the most of this new software, this may just be the package for you! With our Internationally Accredited Microsoft Office Online Course Library you will be trained in all aspects of Microsoft applications including 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Project and Publisher. You will have access to all online courses that cover basic, intermediate and advanced level training. Plus you will also receive access to new courses as they are added to the library. On completion of this extensive Internationally Accredited Microsoft Office Online Course Library, you will be able to use Microsoft Office to its full potential. Save hundreds to thousands of dollars by not paying for each course individually! This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, be quick this offer is only available for a limited time! Internationally Accredited Microsoft Office Online Course Library Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course 12 months membership to Microsoft Office Course Library Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate of completion awarded How to study Internationally Accredited Microsoft Office Online Course Library? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Here are all the Microsoft Short Courses available: Certificate In Access 2010 Advanced Certificate In Access 2010 Essentials Certificate In Access 2010 Expert Certificate In Access 2013 Advanced Certificate In Access 2013 Essentials Certificate In Access 2013 Expert Certificate In Excel 2010 Advanced Certificate In Excel 2010 Essentials Certificate In Excel 2010 Expert Certificate In Excel 2013 Advanced Certificate In Excel 2013 Essentials Certificate In Excel 2013 Expert Certificate In InfoPath 2010 Advanced Certificate In InfoPath 2010 Essentials Certificate In InfoPath 2010 Expert Certificate In OneNote 2010 Advanced Certificate In OneNote 2010 Essentials Certificate In OneNote 2013 Advanced Certificate In OneNote 2013 Essentials Certificate In Outlook 2010 Advanced Certificate In Outlook 2010 Essentials Certificate In Outlook 2010 Expert Certificate In Outlook 2013 Advanced Certificate In Outlook 2013 Essentials Certificate In Outlook 2013 Expert Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Advanced Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Essentials Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Expert Certificate In PowerPoint 2013 Advanced Certificate In PowerPoint 2013 Essentials Certificate In PowerPoint 2013 Expert Certificate In Publisher 2010 Advanced Certificate In Publisher 2010 Essentials Certificate In Publisher 2013 Advanced Certificate In Publisher 2013 Essentials Certificate In Visio 2010 Advanced Certificate In Visio 2010 Essentials Certificate In Word 2010 Advanced Certificate In Word 2010 Essentials Certificate In Word 2010 Expert Certificate In Word 2013 Advanced Certificate In Word 2013 Essentials Certificate In Word 2013 Expert New Microsoft Short Courses Just Launched!: Certificate In Excel 365 Essentials Certificate In Lync 365 Essentials Certificate In OneNote 365 Essentials Certificate In Outlook 365 Essentials Certificate In PowerPoint 365 Essentials Certificate In SharePoint 365 Essentials Certificate In Word 365 Essentials Certificate In Windows 7 Essentials Certificate In Windows 8 Essentials Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Operating a Small Business Training Bundle, 12 Courses

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This Operating a Small Business skills Course Bundle contains 12 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to operate and grow your own small business! [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! Learn Key Business Skills for Running a Business This Operating a Small Business skills Course Bundle contains 12 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to operate and grow your own small business! This comprehensive online bundle includes courses such as customer service skills, marketing basics, business ethics, coaching and mentoring, project management, and much more! If you've ever dreamed of starting your own business then this is the pack for you, with 14 great courses you'll be prepared to meet any challenges head on. Included is the Entrepreneurship Course which will equip you with the skills to get any small business off the ground as well as the Basic Bookkeeping and Budget & Financial Reports Courses which will help you keep track of your businesses finances and measure your success. We have also included the Business Etiquette and Business Ethics and Coaching & Mentoring Courses which will help you run a ethical business while you pass on your skills and knowledge to new staff or partners so you are seeing yourself reflected in the way your business operates. Additionally the Marketing Basics Course will help you market your business across a variety of channels while the Excel 2010 & 2013 Essentials and Advanced courses will give you a strong understanding of whichever version of excel you use allow you to build great reports, manage your essential business data and track the growth of your business on its journey to success. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen Your Business Skills with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited Lifetime Access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Operating a Small Business Course Bundle Package consists of 14 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Entrepreneurship Online Course Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success! Understand how to start a business Develop a business plan Get financing for your business Hire and train employees Run your business Grow your business Is It Feasible? What Are Your Interests? Do You Have the Experience? Are You an Expert? What is the market/competition like Is the Venture Lucrative? Is There Competition? How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition? Basics of starting a business Legal Structure of the Business Create a business plan What Should Be Included in the Business Plan Gather Documentation Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Create a Website Networking Groups Social Media Run the business Grow the business Course 2 - Certificate In Basic Bookkeeping Online Course Understand and Implement Basic Bookkeeping Principles Basic terminology Accounts Receivable Accounts Payable Inventory Payroll Accounting Methods Differences between Cash and Accrual Cash Management Keeping track of your business Understanding the balance sheet Types of Assets Types of Liabilities Equity Other financial statements Income Statement Cash Flow Statement Capital Statement Budget vs Actual Payroll accounting / terminology End of period procedures Financial Planning, budgeting and control Reasons for Budgeting Creating a Budget Comparing Budget to Actual Expenses Auditing Course 3 - Certificate In Project Management Online Course Perfectly Manage Projects to Achieve Your Goals What is a project? What is project management? What is a project manager? Key Concepts Identifying your Stakeholders Assessing Needs and Wants Setting a SMART project goal Creating requirements and deliverables Creating a statement of work Completing the project planning worksheet Completing the project charter Managing expectations Creating a task list Estimating time Estimating resources Estimating costs Building the work breadkdown structure Creating the schedule Creating a risk management plan Creating a communication plan Planning Tools Establishing baselines Monitoring project progress Making the most of status updates Managing change Monitoring risks Executing the Project Maintaining and Controlling the Project Preparing for closeout Celebrating successes Learning from project challenges Scope verification A final to-do list Course 4 - Certificate In Budget and Financial Reports Online Course Back Your Business with Bulletproof Finance Understanding Financial Statements Balance Sheets Income Statements (AKA Profit and Loss Statements) Annual Reports Analysing Financial Statements Income Ratios Profitability Ratios Liquidity Ratios Working Capital Ratios Bankruptcy Ratios Long - Term Analysis Ratios Calculating Return on Investment (ROI) Understanding Budgets Common types of budgets What information do I need? Who should be involved? What should a budget look like? Budgeting Made Easy Computer based methods Advanced Forecasting Technigues Managing the Budget How to tell if you're on track Should your budget be updated Keeping a diary of lessons learned When to panic Making Smart Purchasing Decisions A Glimpse into the Legal World Course 5 - Certificate In Coaching and Mentoring Online Course Get the Best out of your Employees to Increase Productivity Defining coaching and mentoring The G.R.O.W. Model Setting goals "G” for Goals Identifying Appropriate Goal Areas Create SMART Goals Understanding the realities Understanding Where You Are Past Performance Developing options Your Path to BIG Success Wrapping up the coaching session Create a Development Plan The importance of trust How to Build a Trusting Relationship Providing feedback Overcoming roadblocks Frequent Obstacles Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid Characteristics of Good Feedback Encouraging Growth and Development Reviewing Progress & Re-evaluating Goals Reaching the end Blending the Two Models GROW Model & Mentoring How mentoring differs from coaching Course 6 - Certificate In Business Etiquette Online Short Course Look and Sound Your Best in Any Situation Understanding etiquette Networking for success Defining Etiquette Why Bother with Business Etiquette Networking The Cold Introduction First Impressions Matter The Business Card Sorry, what was your name again? The meet and greet The bone crusher and the dead fish Conversation Etiquette Stages of Conversation The dining in style Eating out Business email etiquette Phone etiquette The written letter Dressing for success International etiquette Course 7 - Certificate In Business Ethics Online Short Course Business Ethics are Vital for an Organization to be Successful What is ethics Implementing ethics in the workplace Guidelines for managing ethics in the workplace Roles and responsibilities Harrassment issues Employer/employee rights Business Ethical Decisions Balancing personal and organisational ethics Common dilemmas Making ethical decisions Overcoming obstacles Whistle blowing Criteria and risk The process When you should "blow the whistle" Managerial ethics Unethical behaviour Ethics in business Course 8 - Certificate In Marketing Basics Online Course Improve Your Cashflow With Practical Marketing Skills What is marketing? Understanding customer needs Defining your product or service Common marketing types Direct marketing Active marketing Incoming marketing Outgoing marketing The marketing mix B2B marketing B2C marketing Promotional marketing Communicating the right way Sell value, not the price Fun and entertaining is powerful Answers questions honestly Customer communications Give your customers a voice Marketing goals Brand switching The marketing funnel Not taking social media seriously Cross cultural and international translations Marketing mistakes Course 9 - Certificate In Creative Problem Solving Online Course Solve Problems Quickly and Easily The problem solving method What is a Problem What is Creative Problem Solving? What are the Steps for Creative Solving Information gathering Understanding Types of Information Identifying Key Questions Methods for Information Gathering Problem definition Defining the Problem Determining Where the Problem Originated Defining Present State and Desired States Stating and Restating the Problem Analyzing the Problem Writing the Problem Statement Preparing for brainstorming Identifying Mental Blocks Removing Mental Blocks Stimulating Creativity Generating solutions Analyzing solutions Developing Criteria Analysing Wants and Needs Using Cost/Benefit Analysis Selecting a solution Final Analysis Paired Comparison Analysis Analyzing Potential Problems Analyzing Potential Problems Planning your next steps Lesson One: Identifying Tasks Identifying Resources Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting Recording lessons learned Planning the Follow-Up Meeting Celebrating Successes Identifying Improvements Course 10 - Certificate In Customer Service Online Short Course Techniques to Ensure 100% Customer Satisfaction Who we are what we do Establishing your attitude See things from a clients perspective Thinking Outside the Box Meeting Their Needs Going the Extra Mile Identifying and addressing customer needs Generating return business In-Person customer service Telephone customer service The Advantages and Disadvantages Telephone Etiquette Tips and Tricks for Providing Customer Service over the Phone Giving customer service over the phone Providing electronic customer service The Advantages and Disadvantages Netiquette Email Etiquette: The Do’s and Don’ts of Email Tips and Tricks Electronic Ping Pong Recovering difficult customers Understanding when to escalate Ten things you can do to WOW customers Course 11 - Certificate In Excel 2010 & Certificate In Excel 2013 Essentials Online Short Course Learn the basics of the best version of excel for you Opening Excel Opening Excel Understanding the Interface Using Backstage View Understanding Worksheets Understanding Workbooks Working with the interface Your first worksheet An Overview of Excel’s Views Switching Views Creating Custom Views Using Zoom Switching Between Open Files Viewing Excel data Building formulas Using Excel funcations Formulas vs. Functions Using the SUM Function Using Other Basic Excel Functions Understanding the Formulas Tab Using the Status Bar to Perform Calculations Understanding the New Function Names Using quick analysis Formatting your data Using styles, themes and effects Printing and sharing your workbook Course 12 - Certificate In Excel 2010 & Certificate In Excel Advanced 2013 Online Short Course Learn advanced excel features Insert SmartArt Add text to a diagram Resize and move a diagram Reset a diagram Understand the contextual tabs Add pictures from your computer Add Clip Art Add text boxes Draw shapes Trace precedent cells Trace dependents of a cell Display formulas within the sheet Work with comments Insert a chart Use the Chart Tools tab Understand the parts of a chart Change the chart style Resize and move a chart Insert a Pivot Table Use the Pivot Table Tools tab Choose fields and group data in a Pivot Table Change Pivot Table data and refresh the view Apply a Style to a Pivot table Use Real-life examples in a Pivot Table Create a Pivot Chart from a Pivot Table Create a Pivot Chart from Data Display the Developer tab and much more. Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Photography Training Bundle

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Valley Cottage

This photography business online course bundle contains 12 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only take your photography skills to the next level, but go on to start a profitable Photography business! [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! The Ultimate Course Package For Starting Your Own Photography Business This photography business online course bundle contains 12 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only take your photography skills to the next level, but go on to start a profitable Photography business! If you're looking to start a successful photography business then look no further, kicking off with our highly popular Photography & Photoshop course you will learn not only to take better photos with your SLR but also how to further tweak those images in photoshop, taking your photography to a professional level. You're going to need more then just great photography skills to operate your own business though, this is where the additional 9 courses included in this bundle will help you out. Courses included such as Communication Strategies and Negotiation Skills will help you in your day to day dealings with clients and employees. Entrepreneurship on the other hand will help you start your business, nurture its growth and get potential new customers over the line. Additionally you gain access to the Internet Marketing Fundamentals Course which will help you market your business on the web, increasing your maximum exposure so that you can focus on improving the quality of your work while the clients come rolling in. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, Sharpen Your Photography Skills with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited Lifetime Access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Other Bundle Packages Courses If you’re hoping to get more bang for your buck, check out the rest of the course bundle packages from the Courses For Success range! Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Photography Bundle consists of 12 courses, below is a summary of each course: The Photography and Photoshop Online Course: Module 1: Certificate In Learn Digital SLR Camera Unit 1: Introduction to Photography Understand the professional settings Setting your dioptre Adjusting your burst mode Adjusting your white balance settings Metering settings Exposure compensation mode What is histogram and how to use it How you camera is focusing Adjusting the focal points Setting your file capture Raw & jpeg explained in detail Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s Types of cameras Multi exposures Setting colour and tone Sharpness settings ISO explained Camera bags and cases Tripod options and squeeze grips Different types of Flashes How to choose a good camera Types of lenses Unit 2: Understanding Exposure Manual settings ISO settings Pixels F-Stops Camera Speed White balance Putting the settings into practise Understanding aperture Settings for different camera makes Unit 3: Landscape Photography Equipment Proper planning How to capture the best shots Ideas for your shots Picking the best scenery Technical settings What makes a good landscape photo Unit 4: Night Photography Equipment Settings different types of shoots Tips and tricks Unit 5: Travel Photography Planning Equipment Types of shoots Tips and techniques Unit 6: Cruise Ship Photography Travel Tips Types of lenses Photos with different lenses How to get interesting photos Settings to get the best shoots Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography Setting up your studio Equipment Studio shoots Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio Unit 8: Fine Art Photography How to see great shots Setting up Techniques and settings Unit 9: Portrait Photography Planning your shoots Techniques Pro settings Tips and tricks Types of portraits Black & white Unit 10: SLR Video Photography How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie High Definition Video What a short film being shot Unit 11: Aerial Photography Helicopter shoot Equipment required Types of lenses How to get the best shoots Use of a helicam Photos with different lenses How to get interesting photos Settings to get the best shoots Unit 12: Fashion Shoot Importance of research and resources Location and logistics Borrow what you need Get your team together Importance of planning Organisation of photography gear Stick to schedule Model release Shooting in raw Portfolio of your work Best tips Module 2: Certificate In Professional Photography Unit 1: Different types of photography explained We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images. Wildlife photography Fine art photography Business photography Commercial product photography Stock photography Photojournalism photography Event photography Food photography Sports photography Underwater photography Landscape photography Interior design photography Paparazzi photography Wedding photography Aeriel photography Portrait photography Real-estate photography Travel photography Fashion photography Glamour / model / dance photography Unit 2: How to set up your photography business The important steps of setting up your new business: Setting up at home Developing an outdoor studio Interview with a new photographer Developing portfolios Setting up freelance Knowing your camera Developing your style How do you charge for your work How much can you charge? Understanding lenses Picture framing Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include: Understanding your histogram Tips for using your flash Tips for getting good shots Colour management Mirror up settings for landscape How to choose a good digital camera The importance of getting good highlights Correctly using your ISO Using exposure compensation File rescue software Keeping up technically Sample of movie shot by an HD SLR camera Unit 4: How to promote your business Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are: Jpeg and raw files Turning you into a marketable product Building your own website Photographers shared websites Stock photography Stock Libraries Having a professional photography website made Buying a pre-made template website Unit 5: Making your business legal All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal Making your business legal Registering your business name Developing your logo Sole Trader or company? Photographers insurance Develop your business to re-sell Business policies Developing goodwill What rights does your customer have over your photos? Storing your photos What can you photograph legally Holding accounts Developing a code of practice Investing in your portfolio Unit 6: Marketing masterclass session one How to market yourself professionally. We go into great detail on how you can catapult your business growth by explaining a number of successful strategies. Developing your business mindset Getting your image right Your Business colours Business stationary Bullet proofing your customers Customer loyalty programs Customer mix Unique selling position-how to sell your self Emotional buying Designing your customers experience Customer profiling Focus on marketing Your hourly costs to run your business Business financial advice Unit 7: Marketing masterclass session two How to write hypnotic sales copy. We also go over in great detail how to develop yellow pages ads that work. We also show you how to write a detailed business plan. How to set goals and achieve business success. Unit 8: Marketing masterclass session three How to create your own products so you can make money from Digital Photography. Some of the topics covered are: Developing photography products Photographic albums Video slide shows Producing books Canvas Prints Gift Certificates Oil Portraits Story board prints Photo collage Family portrait packages This video also includes an interview with David Oliver a Master Photographer (one of only 5 in the world) He shares his insights, experience and what it takes to be a successful photographer, this is one of the most interesting and important interviews in the whole course. Resources Including All Business Templates Study instructions Photography 12 point business plan template Marketing/sales letter templates Colour management chart Invoice template Plus more Module 3: Certificate In Photoshop Techniques Unit 1: Selection Tools In this lesson you will learn some of the best functions of Photoshop. Which tools to use for what shape How to adjust photos using a photo filter How to fix up faces Various layering techniques How to edit a photo How to create a montage page Unit 2: How To get a magazine look in your photos Duplicat images Filters Blur tool Brightness Contrast Tools Techniques Unit 3: Rescuing a Photo Which tools to use How to adjust photos How to use contrasting tools Unit 4: Fixing Up Faces How to fix up faces How to use the Lasso tool Adjusting images How to whiten teeth How to fix a droopy eye Unit 5: Layering Techniques Tools Contrast Brightness Filters Unit 6: Creating a Montage Page Tools Techniques Backgrounds Sizes Unit 7: Adjusting Photos Filters Marque tool Colours Adjust tools Additional Courses Course 1 - Certificate In Communication strategies Online Course The big picture Understanding communication barriers Paraverbal communication skills Non verbal communication Speaking like a STAR Listening skills Asking good questions Appreciative inquiry Mastering the art of conversation Advanced communication skills Course 2 - Certificate In Entrepreneurship Online Course Deciding on the type of business What is the market/competition like Basics of starting a business Create a business plan Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Run the business Grow the business Course 3 - Certificate In Negotiation Skills Online Course Understanding negotiation Getting prepared Laying the groundwork Exchanging information Bargining About mutual gain Closing Dealing with difficult issues Negotiating outside the boardroom Negotiating on behalf of someone else Course 4 - Certificate In Personal Branding Online Course Defining yourself Controlling and developing your image Personal and professional influences Sharpening your brand Appearance matters Social media Brand management during a crisis Branding personality traits Course 5 - Certificate In Project Management Online Course Key concepts Initiation Planning Planning tools Executing the project Maintaining and controlling the project Closing out Course 6 - Certificate In Internet Marketing fundamentals Online Course SWOT analysis in marketing Marketing research Real time marketing Brand management Social media SEO basics Website characteristics Capturing leads Campaign characteristics Course 7 - Certificate In Business acumen Online Course Seeing the big picture KPI's Risk management strategies Recognizing learning events You need to know these answers more Financial literacy Business acumen in management Critical thinking in business Key financial levers Course 8 - Certificate In Overcoming sales objections Online Course Three main factors Seeing objections as opportunities Getting to the bottom Finding a point of agreement Have the client answer their own objection Deflating objections Unvoiced objections The five steps Dos and don'ts Sealing the deal Course 9 - Certificate In Body Language basics Online Course Communicating with body language Reading body language Body language mistakes Gender differences Nonverbal communication Facial expressions Body language in business Lying and body language Improve your body language Matching your words to your movement Unlimited Tutor Support 12 months tutor support Email student support with any questions you have about the course. Tutor Support gives you the benefit of two-way conversation on any of the topics covered. Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Professional Skills Training Bundle, 150 Courses

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Have you ever wondered what the secret to advancing your career is? Maybe you've witnessed colleagues move up the chain despite a lack of formal training? What is it that allows them to advance their career? Where does their confidence come from? [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! Grow Your Career by Developing Your Professional Skills. Have you ever wondered what the secret to advancing your career is? Maybe you've witnessed colleagues move up the chain despite a lack of formal training? What is it that allows them to advance their career? Where does their confidence come from? The answer to all of these questions is soft skills and while these soft skills can be gained through experience naturally over time, you can also actively seek out and train these skills yourself so that you can not only recognise career advancement opportunities but take advantage of them with the confidence you have gained through mastering the soft skills you need to stand out from the crowd as a candidate. Somebody with a list of professional soft skills is more likely to be employed in a role where they are competing with people who have the same qualifications, but who lack soft skills. Employers don’t want somebody who can simply do their job well; they want somebody who will fit in to the culture of the work place and be able to transfer their skills to a variety of tasks and through nurturing the development of your own soft skills you will become a more confident and efficient candidate for any job opportunity. The focus is on the following areas: Administrative Skills, Career Development, Human Resources, Personal Development, Sales and Marketing Supervisors and Management, Workplace Essentials, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and more Specialty Courses The Ultimate Professional Skills Training Bundle, has been developed to enable you to have a comprehensive library of all the Professional skills for success in one convienient place that you can return to and re study or continue to explore as the demands of your career expand. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, get your Lifetime Access to The Ultimate Professional Skills Training Bundle with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Lifetime access to all courses Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate of completion awarded How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Professional Skills Courses available: Administrative Skills Certificate Courses: Certificate In Administrative Support Certificate In Basic Bookkeeping Certificate In Business Writing Certificate In Executive and Personal Assistants Certificate In Meeting Management Certificate In Organizational Skills Certificate In Social Media In The Workplace Certificate In Supply Chain Management Career Development Certificate Courses: Certificate In Assertiveness And Self-Confidence Certificate In Communication Strategies Certificate In Creative Problem Solving Certificate In Developing Creativity Certificate In Digital Citizenship Certificate In Entrepreneurship Certificate In Interpersonal Skills Certificate In Negotiation Skills Certificate In Project Management Certificate In Telework And Telecommuting Certificate In Time Management Human Resource Certificate Courses: Certificate In Business Succession Planning Certificate In Developing a Lunch and Learn Certificate In Employee Onboarding Certificate In Employee Recruitment Certificate In Generation Gaps Certificate In Hiring Strategies Certificate In Measuring Results From Training Certificate In Millennial Onboarding Certificate In Talent Management Certificate In Train-The-Trainer Certificate In Workplace Diversity Certificate In Workplace Harassment Certificate In Workplace Violence Personal Development Certificate Courses: Certificate In Anger Management Certificate In Attention Management Certificate In Critical Thinking Certificate In Emotional Intelligence Goal Setting and Getting Things Done Certificate In Job Search Skills Certificate InManaging Workplace Anxiety Certificate In Public Speaking Certificate InSocial Intelligence Certificate In Social Learning Certificate In Stress Management Certificate In Work-Life Balance Sales And Marketing Certificate Courses: Certificate In Body Language Basics Certificate In Call Center Training Certificate In Creating a Great Webinar Certificate In Internet Marketing Fundamentals Certificate In Marketing Basics Certificate In Media And Public Relations Certificate In Overcoming Sales Objections Certificate In Presentation Skills Certificate In Proposal Writing Certificate In Sales Fundamentals Certificate In Trade Show Staff Training Supervisors And Managers Certificate Courses: Certificate In Budgets And Financial Reports Certificate In Coaching And Mentoring Certificate In Employee Motivation Certificate In Facilitation Skills Certificate In Knowledge Management Certificate In Leadership And Influence Certificate In Lean Process And Six Sigma Certificate In Manager Management Certificate In Middle Manager Certificate In Office Politics For Managers Certificate In Performance Management Certificate In Supervising Others Certificate In Virtual Team Building And Management Workplace Essentials Certificate Courses: Certificate In Appreciative Inquiry Certificate In Business Acumen Certificate In Business Ethics Certificate In Business Etiquette Certificate In Change Management Certificate In Civility In The Workplace Certificate In Conflict Resolution Certificate In Customer Service Certificate In Delivering Constructive Criticism Certificate In Risk Assessment and Management Certificate In Safety In The Workplace Certificate In Teamwork And Team Building Microsoft Certificate Courses: Certificate In Access 2010 Advanced Certificate In Access 2010 Essentials Certificate In Access 2010 Expert Certificate In Access 2013 Advanced Certificate In Access 2013 Essentials Certificate In Access 2013 Expert Certificate In Excel 2010 Advanced Certificate In Excel 2010 Essentials Certificate In Excel 2010 Expert Certificate In Excel 2013 Advanced Certificate In Excel 2013 Essentials Certificate In Excel 2013 Expert Certificate In InfoPath 2010 Advanced Certificate In InfoPath 2010 Essentials Certificate In InfoPath 2010 Expert Certificate In OneNote 2010 Advanced Certificate In OneNote 2010 Essentials Certificate In OneNote 2013 Advanced Certificate In OneNote 2013 Essentials Certificate In Outlook 2010 Advanced Certificate In Outlook 2010 Essentials Certificate In Outlook 2010 Expert Certificate In Outlook 2013 Advanced Certificate In Outlook 2013 Essentials Certificate In Outlook 2013 Expert Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Advanced Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Essentials Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Expert Certificate In PowerPoint 2013 Advanced Certificate In PowerPoint 2013 Essentials Certificate In PowerPoint 2013 Expert Certificate In Publisher 2010 Advanced Certificate In Publisher 2010 Essentials Certificate In Publisher 2013 Advanced Certificate In Publisher 2013 Essentials Certificate In Visio 2010 Advanced Certificate In Visio 2010 Essentials Certificate In Word 2010 Advanced Certificate In Word 2010 Essentials Certificate In Word 2010 Expert Certificate In Word 2013 Advanced Certificate In Word 2013 Essentials Certificate In Word 2013 Expert Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Project Management Training Bundle, 3 Courses

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Project Management Skills are core skills that benefit anyone looking to work in business, whether an employee or business owner. [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! Being Able to Manage Projects is Important in Getting Things Done Project Management Skills are core skills that benefit anyone looking to work in business, whether an employee or business owner. In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size. The Project Management bundle will give you an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day. Working with project planning documents, such as needs assessments, risk management plan, and a communication plan will provide benefits throughout your organization. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, Sharpen Your Project Management Skill with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited lifetime access to course materials Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificates (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Project Management Course Online Bundle consists of the following courses, below is a summary: Course 1 - Certificate In Certificate In Project Management Online Course Perfectly Manage Projects to Achieve Your Goals What is a project? What is project management? What is a project manager? Key Concepts Identifying your Stakeholders Assessing Needs and Wants Setting a SMART project goal Creating requirements and deliverables Creating a statement of work Completing the project planning worksheet Completing the project charter Managing expectations Creating a task list Estimating time Estimating resources Estimating costs Building the work breadkdown structure Creating the schedule Creating a risk management plan Creating a communication plan Planning Tools Establishing baselines Monitoring project progress Making the most of status updates Managing change Monitoring risks Executing the Project Maintaining and Controlling the Project Preparing for closeout Celebrating successes Learning from project challenges Scope verification A final to-do list Course 2 - Certificate In Certificate In Organizational Skills Online Course Achieve Your Goals By Being Organized and Productive Remove the clutter Just do it You dont have to keep everything Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash A place for everything and everything in it's place Prioritize Write it down Urgent / Important Matrix Divide tasks 80/20 rule Scheduling your time Have a master calendar Setting deadlines Remove or limit the time wasters Coping with things outside of your control To do lists Use a day planner Finish what you start Focus on the important Do quick tasks immediately Paper and paperless storage Find a system that works for you Make it consistent Make it time sensitive Setting up archives Organization in your work area Tools to fight procrastination Remove distractions Give yourself a reward Break up large tasks Organising your inbox Setting delivery rules Folder and message hierachy Deal with email right away Flag and highlight important item Avoid the causes of disorganization Discipline is the key to staying organized Stay within your systems Learn to say No Have organisiation be part of your life Plan for tomorrow, today Course 3 - Certificate In Goal Setting and Getting Things Done Online Course Become a Productivity Pro & Blaze Through Your To-Do Lists Overcoming procrastination Remove distractions Start small and build Reward yourself Set realistic deadlines Four P's of goal setting Improving motivation Remember peak moments Write down your goals Use gamification Track your progress Wise time management Urgent/important matrix The 80/20 rule Utilise a calendar Create a ritual Tips for completing tasks Increase your productivity To do lists SMART goals Mistakes will happen Bonus Course 4 - Certificate In Create Personal Success Online Course How your imagination works and how your thoughts and emotions are all tied together Getting into the right mindset Thoughts are created by your mind - you can dream things How to unclutter your mind to think clearly How to control our emotions What are your attributes and how these will help you How to plan to achieve your goals How to have the courage to start something new and see it through How to visualize to succeed Understanding the connection with self esteem Why self-esteem is important How to raise your self-esteem What are you worth as a person and why this is important Run your own race Take care of your image What type of person are you If you expect to succeed you will exceed How to get your imagination to work for you Importance of self-talk Family time Dependency relationships and how these get in the way of success Understanding different personalities Who are you closest friends In circle and out circles Time, our most precious resource Time is important How the subconscious mind is important to your success Don’t wish your time away and how time is important Living in autopilot is a way to failure How to switch off autopilot and use your imagination to succeed Learn the secret to making change Your biggest enemy today is your mind How to talk to your mind How to use your mind When you undervalue confidence Without great failure potential you are living in a comfort zone How to give your imagination a chance Putting a plan together to achieve your dreams How working through a plan improves your confidence If you don’t ask you won’t get You have to dream continually and aspire to do things Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Sales and Marketing Training Bundle, 11 Courses

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Great Sales and Marketing Skills are essential to anyone looking to work in or run a modern business. [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! Learn Powerful Sales and Marketing Skills to Achieve Sales Objectives Great Sales and Marketing Skills are essential to anyone looking to work in or run a modern business. This comprehensive online bundle includes courses covering sales fundamentals, presentation skills, proposal writing, media and public relations and many more! Great sales and marketing skills are essential to any modern professional, this course bundle features some of our best courses focused on this crucial area. Starting with Sales Fundamentals you can build a strong foundation of sales knowledge including making pitches, setting goals and understanding sales jargon and tricks. For anyone looking to further excel in sales, Overcoming Sales Objections is an essential skill, this course will teach you to meet any challenge the customer throws your way in a concise and professional manner, combined with the Call Center Training Course you will be well equipped to succeed in any sales environment either over the phone or face to face. Body Language Basics will also reinforce your ability to understand how the customer is feeling and teach you to create a relaxed friendly environment during sales discussion using proper body language. These sales skills also perfectly suit to anyone looking to work in marketing where Marketing Basics, Internet Marketing Fundamentals and Media & Public Relations will further enhance your success by covering three big approaches to marketing that allow your workplace or own business to succeed. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, Increase Sales and Achieve Your Sales Objectives with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited lifetime access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificates (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Sales and Marketing Course Bundle consists of 11 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Body Language Basics Online Course Understanding Body Language is a Great Advantage Communicating with body language The power of body language Reading body language Head position Translating gestures into words Open vs Closed body language Body language mistakes Poor posture Invading personal space Quick movements Fidgeting Gender differences Female Body Language Male Body Language Nonverbal communication The signals you send to others What your posture says Facial expressions Body language in business Cultural differences Lying and body language Forced smiles Changes in posture Improve your body language The power of confidence Practice in a mirror Be aware of your movements Matching your words to your movement Actions will trump words Involuntary movements Course 2 - Certificate In Call Centre Training Online Course Lift Your Confidence & Your Sales Numbers To New Heights Defining buying motives Establishing a call strategy Prospecting Qualifying Controlling the call Difficult customers Reporting Phone etiquette Building rapport Speaking clearly - tone of voice Effective listening Tools Self - Assessments Utilizing sales scripts Making the script your own The sales dashboard Speaking like a star Types of questions Open questions Closed questions Ignorant redirection Positive redirection Negative redirection Multiple choice redirection Benchmarking Benchmark metrics Goal setting The importance of goals SMART goals Key steps Closing The art of telephone persuasion Telephone selling techniques Course 3 - Certificate In Creating a Great Webinar Online Course Deliver Value & Create Lasting Impressions on Your Audience What can a webinar do? Marketing to Prospective Customers Training or Teaching Demonstrations and Presentations Information Sharing Successful webinar criteria Knowing Your Target Audience Find the right format Tailor It to Your Audience The Live Webinar Two Person Team Marketing and social media Leading up to your webinar Pratice and Rehearse Reminder Emails Drive up registration The Registration Page Blog Posts and White Papers Offer An Exclusive Deal Email Marketing Presentation tips Sharing Your Desktop Strong Visuals Interacting with your audience Polling and Surveys Q&A Sessions Mistakes to avoid Ignoring Your Audience Audience Not Participating Timing Post event Contact No Shows Follow Up Emails Make It Easy to Share Course 4 - Certificate In Internet Marketing Fundamentals Online Course Gain the Skills required to Market Your Business Online SWOT analysis in marketing Marketing research Consume all media Real time marketing Engagement builds followers Dynamic Content Product development and improvement Brand management Consistent through all media Needs to be actively managed Social media A personal touch Content is King Constant monitoring SEO basics SEO Optimisation Analytics Website characteristics Capturing leads Lead management and generation Quality vs Quantity Campaign characteristics Capture repeat customers Monitor and tweak Course 5 - Certificate In Marketing Basics Online Course Get a Better Understanding of Marketing and Grow Your Business What is marketing? Understanding customer needs Defining your product or service Common marketing types Direct marketing Active marketing Incoming marketing Outgoing marketing The marketing mix B2B marketing B2C marketing Promotional marketing Communicating the right way Sell value, not the price Fun and entertaining is powerful Answers questions honestly Customer communications Give your customers a voice Marketing goals Brand switching The marketing funnel Not taking social media seriously Cross cultural and international translations Marketing mistakes Course 6 - Certificate In Media and Public Relations Online Course Learn the Skills to Master Media & Public Relations Networking for success Creating an effective introduction Making a great first impression Minimising nervousness The four levels of conversation Remembering names The meet and greet The three-step process Dressing for success The meaning of colours Interpreting common dress codes Writing Busniess letters Writing proposals Executive summaries Setting goals Understanding goals SMART goals Helping others with goal setting Media relations Web presence, blogs and the internet Issues and crisis communication planning Gauging the impending crisis level Tracking the overall effect How information will be distributed Social media (the PR toolkit) Employee communications Non-verbal communication skills (Body language) Course 7 - Certificate In Overcoming Sales Objections Online Course Understand Objections and How To Handle Them Three main factors Skepticism Misunderstanding Stalling Seeing objections as opportunities Translating the objection to a question Translating the objection to a reason to buy Getting to the bottom Finding a point of agreement Outlining features and benefits Identifying your unique selling position Agreeing with the objection to make the sale Render it inobjectionable Have the client answer their own objection Deflating objections Bring up common objections first The inner workings of objections Unvoiced objections How to dig up the "Real Reason" Bringing their objections to light The five steps Dos and don'ts Sealing the deal Understanding when it's time to close Powerful closing techniques The power of reassurance Course 8 - Certificate In Presentation Skills Online Course Create and Deliver Compelling Presentations Creating the program Performaing a needs analysis Writing the basic outline Researching, writing and editing Choosing your delivery methods Basic & advanced delivery methods Verbal Communication skills Listening and hearing, they aren't the same thing Non-verbal Communication skills Body language Overcoming nervousness Preparing mentally Physical relaxation techniques Appearing confident in front of the crowd Creating fantastic flip charts Creating compelling powerpoint presentations Wow em with the whiteboard Traditional and electronic whiteboards Using colors appropriately Vibrant videos and amazing audio Pumping it up a notch Make them laugh a little Encouraging discussion Dealing with questions Course 9 - Certificate In Proposal Writing Online Course Learn how to Structure, Write and Finish a Proposal Understanding proposals Requests for Proposals Beginning the proposal writing process A Winning Proposal The Proposal-writing Process What does the customer want? What does your company want? Initial data gathering What does the customer want? What does your company want? Preparing an outline Finding facts The Basic Outline Writing skills Writing the proposal Creating and Sequencing your Table of Contents Organising your information Identifying Resources Write faster – effective writing The Appearance – Printing and Publishing Proofreading Review/Peer Review Checking for readability Proofreading and editing Adding the final touches Course 10 - Certificate In Sales Fundamentals Online Course Learn Key Skills to Achieve Sales Targets Understanding the talk More Common Sales Approaches Glossary of Common Terms Identifying the Right Person to Contact Research and Planning Using the Referral Opening Getting prepared to make the call Creative openings Making your pitch Outlining Your Unique Selling Position Handling objections Common Types of Objections Sealing the deal Following up Setting goals Managing your data Using a prospect board The Importance of Sales Goals Setting SMART Goals Customer Service Issues Choosing a System That Works for You The Layout of a Prospect Board Course 11 - Certificate In Trade Show Staff Training Online Course Preparation is the Key to a Successful Trade Show Prepare for physical issues Developing a great elevator speech Setting up a schedule Connect with attendees Create a booth manual / checklist Match your brand Be specific with your message Booth characteristics and set-up Highlighting your product Do something memorable During the show Qualifying visitors Review information and rank your leads Having a welcoming environment The do's and don'ts of business cards Start with an open-ended question Engage with qualifying questions Engaging the right people The rules of engagement After the show Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Supervisors and Managers Training Bundle, 13 Courses Online Bundle, 13 Courses

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This Supervisor and Managers Online Course Bundle contains 13 key courses that will equip you with the tools, skills and confidence to be the best manager you can be, even if you've never worked in a supervisor or management position before. [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! Learn the Key Management and Coaching Skills Vital to any Organization This Supervisor and Managers Online Course Bundle contains 13 key courses that will equip you with the tools, skills and confidence to be the best manager you can be, even if you've never worked in a supervisor or management position before. This comprehensive online course bundle includes covering budgeting and finance, coaching and mentoring, employee motivation, facilitation skills and much more! As a manager or a supervisor you need to be aware of what the financial goals are of the business or department you are responsible for, the Budgets and Financial Reports course equip you for this, especially once you've developed great Knowledge Management skills which will help you better apply your knowledge and skills to your positions requirements. In addition you will learn great Coaching & Mentoring skills to help you get your message through to your team and get the most return on investment with new staff. Further to this, the Employee Motivation, Leadership & Influence and Office Politics courses will help you take your teams performance to the next level, secure loyalty and defeat common challenges that arise in any business. Finally we have included two great courses to round off your supervisor skill set, the Six Sigma & Lean Process course will help you cut down on your expenses and eliminate waste, furthering your goals of achieving the ultimate level of team performance. Last but not least, the Virtual Team Building & Management course will teach you everything you need to know about managing a virtual team, essential knowledge to have in the modern business world. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, take your Supervision and Management skills to the next level with Courses For Success today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited lifetime access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificates (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Supervisors and Managers Course Bundle consists of 13 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 -Certificate In Budget and Financial Reports Online Course Back Your Business with Bulletproof Finance Understanding Financial Statements Balance Sheets Income Statements (AKA Profit and Loss Statements) Statement of Retained Earnings Statement of Cash Flow Annual Reports Analysing Financial Statements Income Ratios Profitability Ratios Liquidity Ratios Working Capital Ratios Bankruptcy Ratios Long - Term Analysis Ratios Calculating Return on Investment (ROI) Understanding Budgets Common types of budgets What information do I need? What should a budget look like? Budgeting Made Easy Factoring in historical data Gathering related information Adjusting for special circumstances Putting it all together Computer based methods Advanced Forecasting Technigues Managing the Budget How to tell if you're on track Should your budget be updated Keeping a diary of lessons learned When to panic Making Smart Purchasing Decisions A Glimpse into the Legal World Course 2 - Certificate In Knowledge Management Online Course How to Manage Knowledge Across Your Organization What is knowledge management? Applications in the workplace Dos and don'ts Data, information and knowledge Identifying conversation categories Understanding episodes The knowledge management life cycle The new knowledge management paradigm Paradigms of the past The new paradigm The knowledge management endgame Knowledge management models Building a knowledge management rationale Building a business case Finding success stories The Commoditization / Customization Model Customising knowledge management definitions Components of a knowledge management definition Creating KMBOK Implementing knowledge managment Identifying opportunities for revenue streams Key knowledge management techniques The no-budget scenario Tips for success About the chief knowledge officer Knowledge management skill checklist Advanced topics Course 3 - Certificate In Supervising Others Online Course Effectively Manage Your Staff to get More out of Them Setting Expectations Spotting Opportunities for Improvement Setting Expectations Verbally Documenting Expectations Setting Goals Understanding Cascading Goals Creating SMART Goals Helping Others Set Goals Assigning/Delegating Work Three Degrees of Delegation Implementing Delegation When to Delegate Who Should I Delegate to? Monitoring the Results Delegation Dilemmas High Impact Feedback Managing Your Time The 80/20 Rule Prioritising with the Urgent-Important Matrix Resolving Conflict Establishing Yourself Dealing with Promotion from within a Team Supervising a Brand New Team Dealing with an Established Team Survival Tips for a New Supervisor Course 4 - Certificate In Coaching and Mentoring Online Course Get the Best out of your Employees to Increase Productivity Defining coaching and mentoring Setting goals Identifying Appropriate Goal Areas Create SMART Goals Understanding the realities Understanding Where You Are Past Performance Developing options Your Path to BIG Success Wrapping up the coaching session Create a Development Plan The importance of trust How to Build a Trusting Relationship Providing feedback Overcoming roadblocks Frequent Obstacles Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid Characteristics of Good Feedback Encouraging Growth and Development Reviewing Progress & Re-evaluating Goals Reaching the end Blending the Two Models How mentoring differs from coaching Course 5 - Certificate In Manager Management Online Course Transform Your Managers Into Your Greatest Asset Grooming a new manager Writing performance reviews Provide clear and timely feedback Praise in public, criticise in private Make sure your door is always open Offer advice, not the solution Create a supportive environment The more they learn, the more responsibility they get Coaching and mentoring Measuring performance Staying within their budget Setting measurable objectives Motivating managers Provide the needed resources Bonuses and incentives Give credit for good work Keep them challenged Signs of poor management Little or no growth Missed deadlines Trust your team of managers Do not micromanage When an employee complains about their manager Keep the information confidential Gather information from both sides Follow-up with the manager or employee Promote open and honest communication When do you step in Unsafe or dangerous events Repeated failures after coaching has occurred Remember these basic qualities Course 6 - Certificate In Middle Management Online Course Grow any Business with Great Middle Management Skills What does it take to be a manager? Why does management matter? Ethics and social responsibility What is ethical workplace behavior? What is unethical workplace behavior? How to make ethical decisions Managing information Characteristics and costs of useful information Getting and sharing information Strategic importance of information Decision making Is control necesary or possible? Organisational strategy Basics of organisational strategy Sustainable competitive advantage Strategy-making process Corporate, industry, firm level strategies Innovation and change Organisational structures and process Designing organisational process Organisational innovation Why change occurs and why it matters Managing teams The good and the bad of using teams Enhancing work team effectiveness Motivation and leadership Course 7 - Certificate In Employee Motivation Online Course How to Motivate your Team to Achieve Organizational Goals A psychological approach Herzberg's Theory of Motivation Maslow's Hierarchy of needs The two models and motivation Object oriented theory Using reinforcement theory A history of Reinforcement Theory Behavior modification in four steps Appropriate uses in the workplace Using expectancy theory A history of Expectancy Theory Understanding the three factors Using the three factors to motivate in the workplace Personalitys role in motivation Identifying youe personality type Identifying others' personality type Motivators by personality type Setting goals Goals and motivation Setting SMART goals Evaluating and adapting A personal toolbox Building your own motivational plan Encouraging growth and development Getting others to see the glass half-full Motivation on the job Addressing specific morale issues Keeping yourself motivated Course 8 - Certificate In Facilitation Skills Online Course How to Lead Meetings and Discussions More Effectively Understanding facilitation What is facilitation? What is a facilitator? When is facilitation appropriate? Process vs content Laying the groundwork Choosing a facilitated approach Planning for a facilitated meeting Tuckman and Jensens model of team development Building consensus Encouraging participation Gathering information Presenting information Synthesizing and Summarising Reaching a decision point Dealing with difficult people Addressing disruptions Common types of difficult people and how to handle them Helping the group resolve issues on their own Addressing group dysfunction Using ground rules to prevent dysfunction Restarting and reframing issues Some of the ways of restarting and reframing includes Getting people back on track About intervention Intervention techniques Course 9 - Certificate In Leadership and Influence Online Course How To Be a Great & Influential Leader The evolution of leadership What is Leadership Leadership Characteristics Leadership Principles Leadership through the ages The Great Man The Trait Theory Transformational Leadership Situational leadership Situational Leadership: Telling Situational Leadership: Selling Situational Leadership: Participating Situational Leadership: Delegating A personal inventory Modelling the way Inspiring a shared vision Challenging the process Enabling others to act Encouraging Growth Creating Mutual Respect The Importance of Trust Encouraging the heart Sharing Rewards Celebrating Accomplishments Making Celebration Part of Your Culture Basic influencing skills Setting goals Create SMART Goals Long-Term Plans Creating a Support System Course 10 - Certificate In Office Politics for Managers Online Course Create & Maintain Better Relationships In Your Workplace Company core values Building relationships Encourage respect Setting ground rules It is about interacting and influencing Dealing with different personalities Build a culture of collaboration Be nice to everyone (not just those who can help you) Be a team player Dealing with rumors, gossip and half truths It's effects on morale Reinforce the truth with facts Do not participate Deal with it swiftly Office personalities Information keeper Know-it-all The apple-polisher Nosey neighbour Getting support for your projects Conflict resolution The importance of forgiveness Neutralizing emotions The benefits of a resolution The agreement frame Ethics Benefits of an ethical environment Lead by example Ensuring ethical behavior Addressing unethical behavior You are not an island Social events outside of work How to decline politely Rules when attending Meeting new people Conversation dos and don'ts Course 11 - Certificate In Performance Management Online Course Focus Everyone on the same Priorities to Improve Performance What is performance management? How does performance management work? Goal setting SMART goal setting Specific goals Measureable goals Attainable goals Realistic goals Timely goals Establishing performance goals 360 degree feedback What is 360 degree feedback? Vs. traditional performance reviews The components Competency assessments Competency assessment defined Implementation Final destination Kolbs learning cycle Motivation The performance journal Record goals and accomplishments Linking with your employees or managers Implementing a performance coach Creating a performance plan Course 12 - Certificate In Six Sigma and Lean Process Online Course Eliminate Defects and Waste in Your Business Processes Understanding lean process About six sigma About lean History behind lean Toyota production systems The Toyota precepts Likers Toyota way The TPS house The goals of TPS The first pillar - Just in time (JIT) The second pillar - Jidoka (Error-free production) Kaizen (Continuous improvement) The foundation of the house The five principles of lean business The first improvement concept - Value Basic characteristics Satisfiers Delighters Applying the Kano model The second improvement concept - Waste The new wasters The third improvement concept - Variation Common cause Special cause Tampering Structural The fourth improvement concept - Complexity What is complexity? What causes complexity? How to simplify? The fith improvement concept - Continuous improvement The PDSA cycle (Plan, Do, Study, Act) The DMAIC method The improvement toolkit Course 13 - Certificate In Virtual Team Building and Management Online Course How to Develop and Implement a Global Workforce Setting up your virtual team Choose self-motivated people with initiative Face to face meetings at first (Kick-off meeting) Diversity will add value Experienced with technology Virtual team meetings Scheduling will always be an issue Have a clear objective and agenda Solicit additional topics in advance Discourage just being a status report Communication Building trust Trust your team and they will trust you Beware of "us vs them" territorial issues Share best practices Create a sense of ownership Cultural issues Respect and emmbrace differences Be aware of different work styles Know your team members cultural background To succeed with a virtual team Create standard operating procedures (SOP's) Build a team culture Provide timely feedback Dealing with poor team players Manage their results, not their activities Be proactive, not reactive Choosing the right tools Communication software Collaboration and sharing tools Prject management software Use what works for you and your team Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Training Bundle

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Valley Cottage

This wedding planning online course bundle contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only run your own wedding but start a succesful wedding planning business! [+]

EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMIC Solutions! The Wedding Planning Course Bundle Package! This wedding planning online course bundle contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only run your own wedding but start a succesful wedding planning business! This comprehensive online course bundle includes the ultimate wedding planning course and complimentary skills courses that will help you take your wedding planning business to the next level including communication, entrepreneurship, project management, online marketing and much more. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, Sharpen up Your Wedding Planning Business Skills with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited lifetime access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificates (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Other Bundle Packages Courses If you’re hoping to get more bang for your buck, check out the rest of the course bundle packages from the Courses For Success range! Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Wedding Planning Course Bundle includes the following 10 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Ultimate wedding planning online course Overview Of Wedding Planning Responsibilities Wedding Traditions Wedding Budgets & Receptions & Your Portfolio Wedding Timing The Wedding Planner Wedding Tips Church Minister Business & Marketing Hair Stylist, Stylist & Wedding Cars Business Development Skills How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur The Importance of Personal Branding Develop and Implement Interpersonal Skills Learn How To Develop and Implement Organisational Skills Course 2 - Certificate In Communication strategies online course The big picture Understanding communication barriers Paraverbal communication skills Non verbal communication Speaking like a STAR Listening skills Asking good questions Appreciative inquiry Mastering the art of conversation Advanced communication skills Course 3 - Certificate In Entrepreneurship online course Deciding on the type of business What is the market/competition like Basics of starting a business Create a business plan Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Run the business Grow the business Course 4 - Certificate In Negotiation Skills online course Understanding negotiation Getting prepared Laying the groundwork Exchanging information Bargining About mutual gain Closing Dealing with difficult issues Negotiating outside the boardroom Negotiating on behalf of someone else Course 5 - Certificate In Personal Branding online course Defining yourself Controlling and developing your image Personal and professional influences Sharpening your brand Appearance matters Social media Brand management during a crisis Branding personality traits Course 6 -Certificate In Project Management online course Key concepts Initiation Planning Planning tools Executing the project Maintaining and controlling the project Closing out Course 7 - Certificate In Internet Marketing fundamentals online course SWOT analysis in marketing Marketing research Real time marketing Brand management Social media SEO basics Website characteristics Capturing leads Campaign characteristics Course 8 - Certificate In Business acumen online course Seeing the big picture KPI's Risk management strategies Recognizing learning events You need to know these answers more Financial literacy Business acumen in management Critical thinking in business Key financial levers Course 9 - Certificate In Overcoming sales objections online course Three main factors Seeing objections as opportunities Getting to the bottom Finding a point of agreement Have the client answer their own objection Deflating objections Unvoiced objections The five steps Dos and don'ts Sealing the deal Course 10 - Certificate In Body Language basics online course Communicating with body language Reading body language Body language mistakes Gender differences Nonverbal communication Facial expressions Body language in business Lying and body language Improve your body language Matching your words to your movement Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

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