More than 40% of all employees were thinking about leaving their jobs at the beginning of 2021, and as the year went on, workers quit in unprecedented numbers.
One thing a lot of business professionals struggle with is describing what they do and the value proposition they bring their customers and clients.
Excel was originally intended to help humans store numeric data and perform calculations and logic on that numeric data.
Microsoft Excel was originally intended to help humans store numeric data and perform calculations and logic on that numeric data.
Adobe Acrobat is the number one tool used to exchange documents around the globe.
The average professional spends more time in the workplace than at home. While we all realize that staying healthy for both work and personal reasons
There are risks associated with every project. Some of the risks are negligible, and others can be catastrophic.
With everything going on at work and in society, burnout has become more than real. In some professions, burnout is the expected norm.
Today’s organizations collect large quantities of data on every facet of their operation in the hopes that this data will be useful for decision making and proof of action.
Vendor management, oversight and communication can present challenges to a project manager and their team.
Project leaders agree that projects that have a defined scope of work – that is adhered to throughout the life of the project – have a much greater chance of success.
Leaders as Coaches: Coaching Employees for Success Summary Often, leaders employ an autocratic style of leadership which typically does not work with today’s employee. When a leader uses a coaching style of leadership, the focus is placed on developing individuals,
Leading a Virtual Team Successfully Summary Since 2020, much of our workforce has turned into a virtual workforce – requiring a whole new way of thinking and behaving. This interactive seminar will explore how leaders can better lead a virtual
How to Ensure Project Management Success Summary Project management is an art form as well as a science. There are basic steps and processes that an astute leader can kick into play to ensure project success, as well as ensure
How to Make Great Decisions Summary In psychology, decision-making is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several possible alternative options. How are the alternatives discovered? What is the
How to Evaluate and Ensure Project Health Summary A project health assessment is an evaluation of the definition and implementation of project management processes. It is designed to identify substandard critical processes, analyze what is missing, recommend corrective action, and
Personal Branding for Professional Success Summary In today’s society, it’s hard to get noticed and/or to stand out from the crowd. But you must if you want to get ahead. Whether it is to get a job, win a promotion,
Thriving in an Online Environment Summary When leading and/or participating in a virtual environment, you can employ basic strategies to turn the boring virtual world into an exciting, memorable experience. During this highly interactive session, attendees will learn three areas
Summary How do so many people get ahead in life? Is it luck? Is it money? Is it reputation? It might be a bit of all three. However, most don’t get ahead without the help of others. The synergy that
Suggested Prerequisites An understanding of Windows and computers. Description Power BI is quickly becoming the most powerful business intelligence data analytics platform. An understanding of Power BI is essential for data professionals. With Power BI it is possible to connect
Suggested Prerequisites Power BI – Level 1 or equivalent experience Description Power BI Level 2 is a complement to Level 1. This course completes the discussions regarding data, DAX calculations, and visualizations, and prepares the user to create and share
Project Level II Executing and Finalizing the Project Suggested Prerequisites: Project Level I Description: Microsoft Project Level 2 is the second course in the Microsoft Project series. In Microsoft Project Level 1, you used your project management skills to create
Project Level I Planning and Organizing a Project Suggested Prerequisites: Windows Skills and an Understanding of Project Management Description: Welcome to Microsoft Project Level 1. This course is the first in a series of two courses designed for
Access Level IV Wrapping Up the Basics Suggested Prerequisites: Access Levels I, II and III Description: Access Level IV shows the database developer how to create an Access database that will be distributed in a multiple-user environment. Level
Access Level III Wrapping Up the Basics Suggested Prerequisites: Access Levels I and II Description: Access Level III wraps up the basic Access topics by covering advanced queries, advanced form construction, command buttons, macros, advanced report functions, and
Access: Success with Queries Understanding the “Workhorse” of Access Suggested Prerequisites: Access Levels I and II Description: Queries are the “workhorses” of Microsoft Access. This course exhausts the query topics – giving the Access developer amazing tools to
Access Level II Shoring Up the Database Suggested Prerequisites: Access Level I Description: Access Level II is designed to take the participant to the next level beyond the basics. Level II adds data validation, end-user enhancements, more advanced
Access Level I Laying a Solid Foundation Suggested Prerequisites: Intro to Computers and Intro to Windows Description: Access Level I is designed to help the course participant understand the place that Access has in our “computer lives” and
PowerPoint Level II Home Run Presentations Suggested Prerequisites: PowerPoint Level I. Description: Welcome to PowerPoint Level II. This course is designed for individuals who need to put together “home run” presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. The topics this course
PowerPoint Level I Eye-Popping Presentations Suggested Prerequisites: Intro to Computers and Intro to Windows Description: Welcome to PowerPoint Level I. This course is designed for individuals who need to put together effective, persuasive graphic presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.
MS Word Level III Working with Long Documents Suggested Prerequisites: Word Levels I and II Description: Welcome to Microsoft Word Level III. This course is designed for individuals who will need to take long documents to the next
MS Word Level II Picking up Speed Suggested Prerequisites: Word Level I Description: Welcome to Microsoft Word Level II. This course is designed for individuals who will need to take documents to the next level. The topics in
MS Word Level I Just the Basics Suggested Prerequisites: Windows and basic computer knowledge. Keyboarding skills a must. Description: Welcome to Microsoft Word Level I. This course is designed for individuals who will need to create easy to
MS Excel Tips & Tricks Speed Tools for the Excel Super Hero Suggested Prerequisites: A basic understanding of Excel Description: No matter how much you know about Microsoft Excel, this seminar, tailored to present shortcuts at the introductory,
Excel Macros/VBA Making Automation Work for You Suggested Prerequisites: Excel Levels I, II and III Description: Excel Macros/VBA allows advanced Excel users to become more familiar with the “behind the scenes” experience of macros – the world of
Excel Level III Power Moves Suggested Prerequisites: Excel Levels I and II Description: Welcome to Microsoft Excel Level III. This course is the third in a series of courses designed for individuals who will use Microsoft Excel as
Excel Level II Enhancements and More Suggested Prerequisites: Excel Level I Description: Welcome to Microsoft Excel Level II. This course is the second in a series of three courses designed for individuals who will use Microsoft Excel as
Excel Level I Putting Together a Basic Workbook Suggested Prerequisites: Keyboard mastery a must. Description: Welcome to Microsoft Excel Level I. This course is the first in a series of five courses designed for individuals who will use
Successfully Managing a Remote Staff Summary Telecommuting is becoming more and more desirable. With savings from recouped physical space and transportation costs, telecommuting seems to be a win-win scenario. However, many believe that managing remote employees is difficult. Time spent
Networking for Success Summary True networking occurs when there’s an understanding that everyone in the room has equal value. In its purest form, it’s about people enjoying other people, communicating passions and connecting with others who share those passions. It’s
Win-Win Negotiation Summary Effective negotiation can be used to resolve situations where conflict exists between what one person wants or expects and what someone else wants or expects. The aim of win-win negotiation is to find a solution that is
Winning in a Service-Oriented Environment Summary Customer service excellence will give you the competitive advantage you need to survive in a tough and increasingly uncertain business climate. In today’s customer-oriented business environment, “people skills” are critical for personal and organizational
Embracing Change in the Workplace Summary In today’s business world, the complexity and pace of change can be daunting. Adaptability has become recognized as a necessary skill for leaders to develop to be effective in this environment. Even so, leaders
Effective Performance Appraisals Summary An effective performance review can be an opportunity for honest, open conversation about positive and negative results. It can inspire and engage people when it is focused on plans for the future. By setting expectations and
The Art of Delegating Summary In order to be a truly effective leader, you must be comfortable delegating work. Because there is a fine line between delegating and “dumping,” it is important to follow specific steps that make assignments clear
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Summary Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to monitor one’s own and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between different emotions and label them appropriately, and to use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior. Studies
The Changing Workplace Demographic Summary In this seminar, participants will learn about current workplace demographics and trends. Attendees will learn about the reasons behind the constantly evolving workforce, implications of and ways to manage deviations from past practices, and will
How to Run Successful and Productive Meetings Summary In this seminar, participants will learn how to organize effective meetings that others will enjoy attending and participating in. Attendees will learn meeting pitfalls to avoid, and meeting success measures to embrace.
Embracing Diversity in the Workplace Summary Attendees will learn the advantages to establishing a desirable, success-oriented, diverse environment in their workplace. Participants will explore the tools necessary to promote diversity, and will discover communication techniques needed to make diversity a
Putting Yourself on the Map – How to be Noticed at Work Summary This course shows attendees the top qualities that employers look for in employees that are deemed “invaluable” and “retainable.” Participants will then learn how to incorporate these