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The CyberLearning sample course package includes:

Business and Management Skills

Prepare employees for new responsibilities as a manager, for career advancement, and for general business skills. The courses use real-life work situations that are reinforced through scenarios, role-playing, audio, graphics and videos.

Career Development (Videos): Been There, Done That, Now What?


Description

This course provides information on reconditioning yourself for success.

Objectives
  • Assess ways you can recondition yourself
  • Define what you want
  • Apply the power principles to your work
Topics
  • Reconditioning yourself
  • Define what you want
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Power principles
  • Personal commitment

Communication (Videos): High Performance Communication


Description

Your ability to learn and practice effective communication techniques can spell the difference between success and failure. During this program, you'll recognize how to prevent and deal with communication problems, find out why effective communication skills matter and learn the three components of the communication cycle to attain high performance. As a result, you'll be able to enhance your relationships with your manager and co-workers as well as in your personal life.

Topics
  • Introduction
  • High Performance Communication
  • Communication Skills Matter
  • Communication Ingredients
  • Steps to Communication
  • Where to Start
  • Summary

Communication in Social Media: Understanding Social Media


Description

This course discusses the basics of social media from its relevance in contemporary society to the various aspects that comprise social media platforms.

Objectives
  • Define social media
  • Describe the key differences between traditional and social media
  • Describe the building blocks of social media platforms
Topics
  • The Social Media Revolution
  • Social Media versus Traditional Media
  • Social Media Building Blocks

Communication in the Workplace: The People Styles Model


Description

This course provides information on identifying standard types of behavior used by various people during communications.

Objectives
  • Describe the basis for the People Styles Model
  • Identify behavior that is more or less assertive
  • Identify behavior that is more or less responsive
  • Describe the four People Styles
  • Apply the People Styles Model to interpersonal communications
Topics
  • Why People Styles?
  • Dimensions of Behavior
  • The Four People Styles
  • Interpersonal Communications

Effective Presentations: Developing an Effective Message


Description

This course shows you how to best structure message content to accomplish a presentation goal, as well as how to effectively use patterns in your presentations.

Objectives
  • Structure a presentation using the framework of audience connection, wrapping up, and transitions
  • Create presentations using both the general and problem-solving presentation patterns
Topics
  • General presentation pattern
  • Audience connection
  • Presentation agenda
  • Background
  • Key points and support
  • Wrapping up
  • Message transitions
  • Problem-solving presentation

Home Business: Raising Financing


Description

This course explains how to create a business plan and raise the money to support the plan.

Objectives
  • Write a business plan
  • Prepare financial statements as supporting documentation
  • Plan for personal expenses while starting a business
  • Evaluate financing options
  • Decide whether to use personal resources for financing
  • Prepare for the loan application process
Topics
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Supporting Your Financial Plan
  • Making Ends Meet
  • Raising Money
  • Using Personal Resources for Funds
  • Borrowing Funds

Management Skills Introduction: Getting Input


Description

After taking this course, the learner will be able to obtain input on improving both their own and the organization's performance. It also discusses how to obtain useful information from departing employees during their exit interviews and how to receive feedback from your superiors. It covers the importance of listening, to get the most from the speaker's concerns and ideas, as well.

Objectives
  • Use the insights of departing employees to improve your organization
  • Listen effectively
  • Get feedback about your performance from colleagues and superiors
Topics
  • Performing Exit Interviews
  • Listening More
  • Getting Feedback

PMP® 2011 Exam Prep


Description

This course provides an introduction to Project Management, the Project Management Framework, and Project Initiation.

Objectives
  • Describe the mapping of the 42 project management processes to the five project management process groups and the nine project management knowledge areas
  • Identify the differences between functional, matrix and projectized organizations
  • Understand the importance of Project Initiation
  • Identify the two general types of project selection methods
Topics
  • Project Management Basics
  • Project Management and Related Areas
  • General Management and Project Constraints
  • Project Management Processes
  • The Importance of Project Initiation
  • Project Selection Methods
  • Stakeholder Identification

Office Computing Skills

CyberLearning desktop software courses maximize your investment by brining employees up to speed quickly. Train your people to use the latest versions of Microsoft Office.

Excel 2010 MOS: Performing Basic Workbook Tasks


Description

This course provides information on basic tasks you perform when working with data in your worksheets to help prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam.

Objectives
  • Select cells and cell ranges
  • Enter labels and values in a worksheet
  • Edit and clear cell contents
  • Copy, paste, and move data
  • Insert, delete, and replace cell contents
  • Use AutoCorrect and work with actions
Topics
  • Selecting Cells, Rows, and Columns
  • Entering Labels and Values
  • Editing and Clearing Cell Contents
  • Copying, Moving, and Pasting Content
  • Inserting, Deleting, and Replacing
  • Using AutoCorrect and Actions

Word 2010 MOS: Getting Started with Word 2010


Description

This course explores the basics of Microsoft Word 2010 to help prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam. The course introduces you to fundamental Word features you will use during the exam and throughout later courses. In this course, you will learn how to open, view, save, and print documents.

Objectives
  • Describe the features of the Word 2010 interface
  • Find and open existing documents
  • Create new documents
  • Adjust the view of the Word workspace
  • Save documents and work in compatibility mode
  • Preview and print documents
Topics
  • MOS Word 2010 Fundamentals
  • Opening Documents
  • Viewing Documents
  • Saving Documents
  • Printing Documents

Technical Skills

CyberLearning technical courses include presentations from and materials written by industry experts.

CompTIA A+ 2009 Essentials (220-701): Personal Computer System


Description

This course covers the system components of a PC, common peripheral ports and cables, and the various methods used for cooling a PC.


Objectives
  • Explain motherboard components, types and features
  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of CPUs and their features
  • Explain cooling methods and devices
  • Compare and contrast memory types, characteristics and their purpose
Topics
  • Motherboards
  • Processors
  • Memory
  • Ports and Cables
  • Cooling Systems

Running an Online Business: Marketing Your E-Business


Description

This course explains what you need to develop a marketing plan for your e-business.

Objectives
  • Identify a company's customer base
  • Create a marketing plan
  • Build an affiliate program
  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of several types of marketing models
Topics
  • Identifying Your Customers
  • Developing a Marketing Plan
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Marketing Models
  • Other Marketing Examples

Windows 7: New Features


Description

This course explains how to get the most out of all the new features in Windows 7.

Objectives
  • Customize the taskbar, Start menu, and other desktop elements
  • Use Aero Peek, Shake, and Snap Screen
  • Perform common tasks with Jump Lists
  • Use Windows Explorer to search libraries
  • Manage your computers with the Windows 7 Control Panel
  • Use the Calculator for basic and advanced math functions
Topics
  • What's on the Desktop
  • Changes to the Graphical Interface
  • Altering Taskbar, Start Menu, and Toolbar Properties
  • Search Tools
  • Changes to the Control Panel
  • User Interface Enhancements
  • The Calculator

Computing Concepts: Types of Security


Description

This course provides an advanced look at computer security features.

Objectives
  • Identify and understand the three classifications of computer security: administrative, physical and logical
  • Explain how access controls are used to restrict the number of people who have access to computers and sensitive data
  • Explain how access control software limits who can log onto computers and what information they may retrieve
  • Explain how networks and terminals communicate
Topics
  • Choices in Security
  • Administrative Security
  • Physical Security
  • Environmental Threats
  • Logical Security
  • Network Security
  • Microcomputer Security

Java SE 6 Programmer OCP 1Z0-851: Declarations and Access Control


Description

This course provides a high level refresher for the Java programming language. This course describes many features of Java, such as classes, interfaces, and methods, but also presents examples of more recent additions to Java, like enums and var-args.

Objectives
  • Declare classes and interfaces
  • Develop interfaces and abstract classes
  • Use primitives, arrays, enums, and legal identifiers
  • Use static methods, JavaBeans naming, and var-args

Web Design Graphics: Introduction to Design


Description

This course explains the basic considerations used when designing a Web site, including the planning and maintenance of the site, and making the site accessible to all platforms and monitors.

Objectives
  • Plan the structure of a Web site
  • Maintain site files and refer to other pages within the site
  • Explain the effect that different browsers can have on the display of a site
  • Explain the effect that different monitors and systems can have on the display of a site

Topics
  • Planning a Site
  • Site Architecture and Maintenance
  • Displaying in Multiple Browsers
  • Colors and Screen Sizes

SQL for the Windows Environment: Introduction to Databases and SQL


Description

SQL is the most widely-used database language. Acquiring a good working knowledge of SQL is an important skill for anyone who interacts with databases. Short, focused lessons start with simple data retrieval and progress to complex topics such as using joins, subqueries, stored procedures, and table constraints.

Objectives
  • Describe the basics of database structure
  • Explain how to use SQL to interact with most database applications
  • Use the SELECT statement to retrieve data
  • Explain the sorting options available when using the ORDER BY clause

Topics
  • Understanding databases
  • Understanding SQL
  • Retrieving data
  • Sorting data
  • Sorting options

CISSP Security Professional: Security Management and Practices


Description

This course covers Domain 3 of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam. It explains what you need to know about identifying an organization's information assets, as well as the development, documentation, and implementation of appropriate policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines. It also covers how data classification, risk assessment, and risk analysis are used to identify the threats, classify assets, and to rate their vulnerabilities so that effective security controls can be implemented.

Objectives
  • Understand the principles of security management
  • Understand risk management and how to use risk analysis to make information security management decisions
  • Set information security roles and responsibilities throughout your organization
  • Understand the considerations and criteria for classifying data
  • Determine how employment policies and practices are used to enhance information security in your organization
  • Use change control to maintain security

Topics
  • Defining security principles
  • Identification and authentication
  • Accountability and auditing
  • Security management planning
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Risk analysis step by step
  • Policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures
  • Examining roles and responsibility
  • Understanding protection mechanisms
  • Classifying data
  • Employment policies and practices
  • Managing change control
  • Security awareness training