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Advanced QuickBooks

This is a course that many of our customers have requested, to help them move beyond the basics of QuickBooks and use features like payroll, sales tax, timesheets, barter transactions, and the document center correctly.

 

 

 

Brain Bites – Using Windows 10

Windows 10 introduced many new tools, and updated others, including Cortana, Task View, Virtual Desktops, the Quick Access Screen, and more. In this mini-course we’ll show you how to get around in Windows 10, and how to customize and take advantage of the major features and tools Windows 10 provides.

Brain Bites micro-learning courses are information-rich and convey important topics with an engaging mix of video and animation. With 5 minute video lessons and 30-minute-or-less courses, Brain Bites are the perfect tool to educate today’s busy workforce.

 

 

Excel for Mac Basics

Excel can do almost anything – crunch numbers, create lists, store data, edit budgets, and more. In this basics course we’ll show you how to get started with Excel on a Mac, including using the most popular features. Whether you’re a first-time Excel user, or if you just want to re-learn the fundamentals, this course is for you!

 

Excel for Project Management

Learn to create the deliverables of a Project Management Plan in Excel with worksheets including Project Charter, Requirements, Issues, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Risks, and Stakeholder Communication. When all of the information about your project is inside one workbook, you can answer any question, and you’ll always know where to track a new piece of information.

 

A new requirement identified? Add it to your Requirements sheet. A new stakeholder? Add them to your Stakeholder Communication sheet. Without any additional project management tools, you can track all of the information you need and use Excel features such as linked fields and conditional formatting to create a professional and effective Project Management Plan.

 

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 1): Getting Started

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to navigate the Excel interface and access Excel Help.

 

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 10): Customizing Options

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to customize Excel to work with your preferences and to quickly access the commands you use most.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 2): Entering Data

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to create and save a new workbook and enter data.

 

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 3): Calculations

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to use formulas and functions to perform basic calculations in Excel.

 

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 4): Modifying Worksheets

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to insert and remove rows and columns; quickly find, replace, and select data; and use proofing and research tools.

 

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 5): Text and Number Formats

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to format text and numbers including custom number formats.

 

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 6): Formatting Cell Contents

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to improve the appearance of your worksheets with cell formatting like alignment and text wrapping, and also apply Styles and Themes for consistency.

 

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 7): Conditional Formatting

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to use Conditional Formatting and Comparative Analysis Formatting to easily read and analyze data, as well as access and create templates for predefined formatting.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 8): Printing and Page Layout

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to prepare your worksheets for printing using features like Set Print Area, Page Breaks, and Headers & Footers.

 

Excel in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 9): Worksheets and Workbooks

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to manage multiple worksheets and workbooks and easily view and compare data.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 1): Using Named Ranges

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to create and use named ranges.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 10): Creating PivotTables

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to create a PivotTable to group and summarize data.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 11): Advanced PivotTables and Slicers

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to apply advanced PivotTable features, create a PivotChart, and filter data using Slicers and Timelines.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 2): Working with Date Functions

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to insert Date and Time functions into spreadsheets.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 3): Working with Logical Functions

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to use Logical functions and nest functions in a cell.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 4): Working with Text and Math Functions

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to use Text and Math functions to manipulate text and numbers in cells.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 5): Sorting and Filtering Lists

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to sort and filter columns of data in Excel.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 6): Querying and Subtotals with Lists

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to use Database functions and find Subtotals.

This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 7): Analyzing Data with Tables and Formatting

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to create and modify tables, and apply advanced Conditional Formatting to a spreadsheet.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 8): Visualizing Data with Charts

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to create and modify charts.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel in 30 Minutes (Intermediate Part 9): Advanced Charting, Trendlines, and Graphics

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. Our “Excel in 30 Minutes” series can help you get started. By the end of this course, you will be able to apply advanced charting tools and work with graphics.
This course is one of 11 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our “Bigger Brains Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate” course.

Excel: Creating Dashboards

Crunching numbers is what Microsoft Excel does best – but how do you use those numbers to get the answers you need? This course will show you how to use advanced Excel features to turn massive amounts of data into visual, customizable dashboards. The ability to easily query and display information from your Excel data is a helpful tool for decision making, and this course will demonstrate five advanced Excel features (Forms, Lookup Functions, Charts, PivotTables, and Slicers) which will do just that.

 

Excel: Data Analysis with Pivot Tables

Pivot Tables are the perfect tool to analyze large amounts of data in Excel. Being able to summarize, visualize, and tabulate your data makes PivotTables an important skill for anyone who uses Excel to store and report on data, and in this course Microsoft trainer Kathy Jones will show you how to effectively use the PivotTable tools in Excel 2013 and 2016.

Excel: Introduction to PowerPivot

Power Pivot is an Excel add-in you can use to perform powerful data analysis and create sophisticated data models. With Power Pivot, you can mash up large volumes of data from various sources, perform information analysis rapidly, and share insights easily.
In this course we’ll show you everything you need to know in order to install and start using Power Pivot in Excel.

Excel: Power Functions

Excel provides over 400 functions to perform a variety of calculations within your data. With this many functions, it’s guaranteed you’re missing out on some powerhouse formulas that can make your day easier. This course explores 10 functions the experts recommend to expedite your data analysis.

G Suite Essentials

G Suite (aka Google Apps and Google Drive) is more than just cloud-based email. This powerful and popular cloud-based suite includes apps to help you illustrate, communicate, collaborate, and organize your work – or your life. In this course, we’ll cover the top features you’ll find in your G Suite.

Gmail Essentials

Gmail Is One Of The Most Often Used, Under-Utilized Applications In The World. This Course Will Change The Way You Use Your Gmail Account – Guaranteed!

Mastering Access 2013

Microsoft Access lets ordinary users develop powerful apps customized for their business needs. The new Access 2013 even lets you build web-based apps which anyone can use. In this course experienced Microsoft Access trainer Peggy Ward will walk you through building your first Microsoft Access desktop or web app, including creating tables, importing external data, using templates, using queries, and implementing forms and reports.

 

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Mastering Access 2016 – Basics

Microsoft Access lets ordinary users develop powerful apps customized for their business needs.
In this course experienced Microsoft Access trainer Kathy Jones will walk you through building your first Microsoft Access database, including creating tables, using queries, and implementing forms and reports.

Mastering Access 2016 – Intermediate

Microsoft Access lets ordinary users develop powerful apps customized for their business needs.
In this course experienced Microsoft Access trainer Kathy Jones will build upon the basics of tables, queries, forms, and reports covered in the Basics course. Starting with the basics of relational database design, this course will expand your knowledge of Microsoft Access by covering topics such as table relationships, query joins, subdatasheets, field validation, parameter queries, and more.

Mastering Adobe Acrobat DC Essentials

In this “Uniquely Engaging” TM course from Bigger Brains you will learn to use Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to convert documents to PDF files, search within PDF documents, edit and markup PDF documents, and convert and optimize PDF files.

Mastering Excel (2010, 2013, and 2016)

If you learn to use Excel®, you will start to see how useful it is in your life—from formatting your grocery list to calculating complex return on investment (ROI) values. Of course, you may have a rudimentary knowledge of how Excel works, but if you want to learn to get the most of it, – take this course. Let our Microsoft®-Certified Trainers Barbara Evers and Christina Tankersley walk you through everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Microsoft Excel.

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Mastering Excel 2010

If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2010 then you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders, from organizing lists, to creating multi-layered, interactive reports, to revealing answers to business critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course is your path to first learning, then even mastering Excel.

Mastering Excel 2013

If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2013 then you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders – from organizing lists, to creating multi-layered, interactive reports, to revealing answers to business critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course is your path to first learning, then even mastering Excel.

Mastering Excel 2013 – Advanced

If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2013 then you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders – from organizing lists, to creating multi-layered, interactive reports, to revealing answers to business critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course is for users who wish to gain skills in the more advanced features of Excel.

Mastering Excel 2013 – Basics

If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2013 then you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders – from organizing lists, to creating multi-layered, interactive reports, to revealing answers to business critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course is your first step towards getting started with Microsoft Excel.

Mastering Excel 2013 – Intermediate

If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2013 then you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders – from organizing lists, to creating multi-layered, interactive reports, to revealing answers to business critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course moves you beyond the basics and into being a real pro with Excel.

Mastering Excel 2016

If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2016 then you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders – from organizing lists, to creating multi-layered, interactive reports, to revealing answers to business-critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course covers everything you need to know about Microsoft Excel 2016, from the very basics to the most advanced features and functions.

Mastering Excel 2016 – Basics

If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2016 then you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders – from organizing lists, to creating multi-layered, interactive reports, to revealing answers to business critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course is your first step towards getting started with Microsoft Excel.
Note: When combined with the Intermediate and Advanced versions of this course, these cover all the objectives required in the Microsoft Office Specialist exam 77-727

Mastering Excel 2016 – Intermediate

If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2016 then you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders – from organizing lists, to creating multi-layered, interactive reports, to revealing answers to business critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course builds on your existing knowledge of Excel basics and teaches you how to manage data, charts, and tables, and how to use powerful tools such as PivotTables, Pivot Charts, Slicers, Timelines, and more.
Note: When combined with the Basics and Advanced versions of this course, these cover all the objectives required in the Microsoft Office Specialist exam 77-727

Mastering Excel 2016—Advanced

If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2016, you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders, from organizing lists to creating multi-layered, interactive reports to revealing answers to business-critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course builds on your existing knowledge of Excel and teaches you how to use links, lookup functions, macros, data tables, and more.

Mastering Excel 2019 – Basics

When you master Excel, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders—from organizing lists; to creating multi-layered, interactive reports; to answering critical business questions like ROI, budget allocations, expense tracking, and more. This course is your first step towards becoming an expert at using Excel 2019.

Mastering Excel 2019 – Intermediate

When you master Excel 2019 or Excel 365, you have one of the most practical and valuable skillsets in modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders—from organizing lists; to creating multi-layered, interactive reports; to answering critical business questions like ROI, budget allocations, expense tracking, and more. This course builds on your existing Excel knowledge and teaches you how to manage data, charts, and tables, and how to use powerful tools such as PivotTables, PivotCharts, Slicers, Timelines, and more.

Mastering Google Drive

It’s time to leave attachments behind. Google Drive is an accessible, secure, and free tool for collaborating, sharing, editing, and storing your files in the cloud. If you have a Google account, you already have a Google Drive! In this course, Google expert Laurie Sherrod shows you how to make the most of your Google Drive including all the tips and tricks that will make it easy and fast to get started. It’s already integrated with other Google Apps like Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Sheets. By the end of this course, you will understand the purpose and features of Google Drive and be ready to use the application to store, edit, and share files and folders any time and from any device.

Mastering Microsoft Project, Part 1: Creating a Project

This Mastering Microsoft course covers the critical knowledge and skills a project manager needs to create a project plan with Project 2016 during the planning phase of a project. In other words, if your manager assigns you to lead a project, this course will enable you to draft a project plan with Project 2016 and share it with your supervisor (and others) for review and approval.

Mastering Microsoft Project, Part 2: Managing a Project

This Microsoft Project course covers the skills a project manager needs in order to manage a project plan created with Microsoft Project 2016. From updated task progress, work, and costs to creating reports, and including advanced topics such as sharing resources and linking project plans, this course covers everything you need to know in order to manage your projects using Microsoft Project.  A related course, Mastering Microsoft Project, Part 1: Creating a Project is recommended as a prerequisite to this course, along with basic project management knowledge and skills.

Mastering Microsoft Teams

The ability for teams to work together productively is perhaps the most important function in any business, and it’s the central focus of the Microsoft Teams application.
From file sharing and co-editing to video calls, persistent chat, screen sharing, and more, learn how Microsoft Teams gives you the tools to stay in touch and get work done with your colleagues and partners.

Mastering Office 365

Office 365 is far more than classic Microsoft Office. Powerful collaborative tools like OneDrive, Teams, Planner, and Forms combine with traditional Microsoft apps to form a powerful productivity-boosting tool – and in this course we’ll show you how to tap into all the power Office 365 has to offer!
Updated for 2020 with all-new modules covering Microsoft Teams, To-Do, Kaizala, and Delve, with updates for Outlook online, OneDrive, Calendar, and more – over 20 new and updated video lessons!

Mastering OneNote 2013

OneNote® is a powerful tool both for managing your own notes or ideas and for collaborating with others. In this course, trainer Christina Tankersley will walk you through everything you need to know to be efficient with Microsoft’s incredibly popular note-taking platform.

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Mastering OneNote 2016

OneNote® is a powerful tool both for managing your own notes or ideas and for collaborating with others. In this course, trainer Christina Tankersley will walk you through everything you need to know to be efficient with Microsoft’s incredibly popular note-taking platform.

 

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Mastering Outlook 2010 & 2013

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be either managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time – if the Outlook user just knew how to use the proper tools.

Mastering Outlook 2013

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be either managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time – if the Outlook user just knew how to use the proper tools.

Mastering Outlook 2013 – Advanced

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be either managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time – if the Outlook user just knew how to use the proper tools. This Course Teaches How To Make The Leap From Being A Mere User To Being An Outlook Master .

Mastering Outlook 2013 – Basics

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be either managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time, if the Outlook user just knew how to use the proper tools. This Course Teaches How To Make The Leap From Being A Mere User To Being An Outlook Master.

Mastering Outlook 2016

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be either managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time – if the Outlook user just knew how to use the proper tools.

Mastering Outlook 2016 – Advanced

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be either managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time – if the Outlook user just knew how to use the proper tools.

Mastering Outlook 2016 – Basics

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be either managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time – if the Outlook user just knew how to use the proper tools.

Mastering Outlook 2019

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be either managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time – if the Outlook user just knew how to use the proper tools.

Mastering Outlook 2019 – Advanced

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be either managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time – if the Outlook user just knew how to use the proper tools.

Mastering Outlook 2019 – Basics

Few things have greater impact on your productivity than the way you employ Outlook. Too many people waste time on unnecessary tasks that could be managed automatically or handled in a fraction of the time—if the Outlook user knew how to use the proper tools.

Mastering PowerPoint 2010

Have you seen someone deliver a PowerPoint presentation that was really well done? Do you remember the difference it made — not only in helping you understand the content, but the way it made you feel about the presenter? This course will show you how to turn lackluster presentations into something that is visually stimulating and works to keep your audience engaged.

Mastering PowerPoint 2013

Have you seen someone deliver a PowerPoint presentation that was really well done? Do you remember the difference it made – not only in helping you understand the content, but the way it made you feel about the presenter? This course will show you how to turn lackluster presentations into something that is visually stimulating and works to keep your audience engaged.

Mastering PowerPoint 2016

Have you seen someone deliver a PowerPoint presentation that was really well done? Do you remember the difference it made – not only in helping you understand the content, but the way it made you feel about the presenter? This course will show you how to turn lackluster presentations into something that is visually stimulating and works to keep your audience engaged.

Mastering PowerPoint 2016 – Advanced

Have you seen someone deliver a PowerPoint presentation that was really well done? Do you remember the difference it made – not only in helping you understand the content, but the way it made you feel about the presenter? This course will show you how to turn lackluster presentations into something that is visually stimulating and works to keep your audience engaged.

Mastering PowerPoint 2016 – Basics

Have you seen someone deliver a PowerPoint presentation that was really well done? Do you remember the difference it made – not only in helping you understand the content, but the way it made you feel about the presenter? This course will show you how to turn lackluster presentations into something that is visually stimulating and works to keep your audience engaged.

Mastering PowerPoint 2019 – Advanced

Have you seen someone deliver a PowerPoint presentation that was really well done? Do you remember the difference it made—not only in helping you understand the content, but the way it made you feel about the presenter? This course will show you how to turn lackluster presentations into something that is visually stimulating and works to keep your audience engaged.

Mastering PowerPoint 2019 – Basics

Using PowerPoint effectively is a crucial skill for any business professional. Whether its designing a presentation for a meeting, creating a handout, or even creating and exporting a custom video, PowerPoint 2019 is a tool that everyone should feel comfortable using. In this Bigger Brains course our PowerPoint guru Kelly Vandever walks you through the basics of getting started with PowerPoint 2019.

Mastering QuickBooks Desktop

Do you feel like you don’t have time to learn how to use some advanced tools and functions in QuickBooks because you have other important work to do – like gathering or inputting data into QuickBooks? This course is a great way to get up to speed on QuickBooks 2018, with many time-saving lessons that can change the way you think about QuickBooks.

Mastering Quickbooks Online

QuickBooks Online brings traditional QuickBooks accounting to a cloud-based solution, and this course will show you everything you need to know to manage your customers, vendors, invoices, bills, checks, and online payments through QuickBooks Online.

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Mastering Word 2010

Microsoft Word: Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this comprehensive course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer Christina Tankersley we’ll show you everything you need to know to harness the power of Microsoft Word.

Mastering Word 2013

Microsoft Word: Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this comprehensive course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer Christina Tankersley we’ll show you everything you need to know to harness the power of Microsoft Word.

Mastering Word 2013 – Advanced

Microsoft Word: Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this advanced course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer Christina Tankersley we’ll show you everything you need to know to move complete your mastery of Microsoft Word.

Mastering Word 2013 – Basics

Microsoft Word: Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this basics course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer Christina Tankersley we’ll show you everything you need to know to start harnessing the power of Microsoft Word.

Mastering Word 2013 – Intermediate

Microsoft Word: Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this Intermediate course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer Christina Tankersley we’ll show you everything you need to know to move beyond the basics of Microsoft Word.

Mastering Word 2016

Microsoft Word: Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer Christina Tankersley we’ll show you everything you need to know to start harnessing the power of Microsoft Word, from the very basics to the most advanced features.

Mastering Word 2016 – Advanced

Microsoft Word: Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this basics course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer Christina Tankersley we’ll show you everything you need to know to start harnessing the power of Microsoft Word.

Mastering Word 2016 – Basics

Microsoft Word: Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this basics course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer Christina Tankersley we’ll show you everything you need to know to start harnessing the power of Microsoft Word.

Mastering Word 2016 – Intermediate

Microsoft Word: Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this basics course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer Christina Tankersley we’ll show you everything you need to know to start harnessing the power of Microsoft Word.

Mastering Word 2019 – Basics

Hands-down the most powerful document creation tool on the planet. Used by millions of people each day, very few know how to use it properly. In this basics course produced by Microsoft Certified Trainer, Barbara, Evers, we’ll show you everything you need to know to start harnessing the power of Microsoft Word.

Microsoft 365 Admin Tips and Tricks

As an administrator, you know the importance of streamlining user, device, and configuration management, while ensuring a safe and secure experience for both your users and your company. In this course, Amy Babinchak, Microsoft 365 MVP, shows you how she administers and secures Microsoft 365 tenants for her company and her clients. Learn how to access the various Microsoft 365 admin centers and where to perform necessary tasks, while also getting tips and tricks from Amy based on her years of experience. By the end of this course, you’ll be ready to get started with or improve your Microsoft 365 administration.

Microsoft 365 Office Essentials

Office 365 is far more than classic Microsoft Office. Easy, collaborative online tools combine with traditional Microsoft apps to form a powerful productivity-boosting tool—and in this course we’ll show you the basics of everything Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) has to offer!

Microsoft Forms Essentials

Easily create online forms, surveys, and quizzes, and view the results as they come in with Microsoft Forms!
In this course we’ll take a close look at all the features and benefits of this new Office 365 tool!

Microsoft Lync Essentials

Collaboration is the art of making 1 + 1 equal more than 2 – coworkers sharing ideas, working through challenges, and congratulating each other on successes is an important part of any successful business. How do you do that with today’s distributed workforce? Microsoft Lync to the rescue!

Microsoft Sway Essentials

For everyone who ever struggled to create an engaging presentation with PowerPoint, rejoice! Microsoft Sway is a unique and refreshing new way to create visually appealing, interactive presentations and this course will walk you through getting started with your first Sway.

Microsoft Teams Essentials

Ready to put away some of those separate apps and combine their features in one convenient place? Teams can be your Wiki, your file system, your calendar, your text and conversation place, your collaboration space! Many businesses are using Microsoft Teams to facilitate communication, collaboration, file sharing, and more. This short course covers everything you need to know in order to start using Microsoft Teams in just the first two lessons (20 minutes). The last three modules cover Teams best practices.

Microsoft To-Do Essentials

The new Microsoft To-Do app is a simple tool with big benefits. Accessible from your phone, tablet, desktop app or browser, To-Do lets you organize all your tasks into multiple To-Do lists, and use the My Day feature to focus your attention on the most important tasks. You can also share lists with others to collaborate, or integrate with other Microsoft apps like Outlook and Planner. In this course, Microsoft 365 Office expert Chip Reaves tells you why To Do is one of his favorite apps and uncovers all the power and features of Microsoft To Do.

Migrating from Office 2003 to Office 2013

Office 2013 looks radically different from Office 2003 – the long drop-down menus have been transformed into tabs on a visual ribbon, some features are handled “backstage”, and the entire program looks so very different that users making the transition are often overwhelmed.
In this course experienced Microsoft professionals Christina Tankersley and Barbara Evers help to smooth the transition by demonstrating how the new layout works, where to find the tools and functions users are looking for, and how to make the new Office environment work better for users who have years of experience with the older version.

Network Essentials CompTIA Network Plus

“Network Essentials is designed to give an experienced Level 1 tech a good foundation in networking technologies, both for real world benefits and to pass the newest CompTIA Network Plus certification (Exam N10-006).
The course runs a total of 7+ hours, divided into 49 modules of approximately 10-15 minutes each.”

Office 365 Groups Essentials

Microsoft Office has no shortage of ways for groups to work together. From simple spreadsheet sharing to social media tools like Yammer and Delve and collaboration platforms like SharePoint, Microsoft has provided plenty of tools to help people work as a team.
One of the newest tools is also the most powerful: Office 365 Groups. The Groups feature is built into Microsoft Outlook, the Office 365 web interface, and its own Groups mobile app.

Office 365 Planner Essentials

Learn How to use Office 365 Planner to Organize Your Team in a Powerfully Simple Visual Format.

OneDrive Essentials

In this “Uniquely Engaging” TM course from Bigger Brains we’ll look at both OneDrive and OneDrive for Business (as well as a brief look at SharePoint Document Libraries) to help you get up to speed .

OneNote for Windows 10 Essentials

OneNote is one of Microsoft’s unsung heroes: a digital notebook that allows you to organize your notes, meeting minutes, project documents, and more—all in one place. It’s almost like having an old-school, three-subject binder—except with unlimited sections and your notebook won’t weigh down your bag like it might have in school. Plus, no one will have to copy your notes, because you can share them digitally to collaborate with others.
Are you ready to get organized?
Note: While many of the features are the same in other versions, this course is specific to the Windows 10 version of Microsoft OneNote.

Outlook Online Essentials

Sometimes you need a quick way to get to your “stuff” no matter where you are. Outlook Online, also called the Outlook Web App (OWA), is a convenient and powerful way to access your email, calendar, and contacts (People) from any web browser.
Throughout this course you will learn the main features and benefits of using Outlook Online from Office 365. The interface is very similar if you are using Outlook Online from your company as well.

Power BI Essentials

In Microsoft’s Power BI, you can connect to existing data to create modern data visualizations and reports. In this course, you will learn everything you need to know to design reports, charts, and dashboards and distribute them to your team. We will walk you through the process from install to publish.

Power Up Power Point

Giving A Presentation? If You Want To Avoid Boring Your Audience To Tears, This Course Is A Must
Most Presentations Are Filled With Bullet Point Lists, Thick Paragraphs Of Text, And The Occasional Picture In A Desperate Attempt To Break Up The Monotony … but you can do better than that! This course shows you ways to turn standard content into something that’s ACTUALLY INTERESTING to your audience.

Salesforce Essentials

If your company has started using Salesforce.com and you need to get up to speed, this course is for you. In this course, Certified Salesforce Administrator, Mia Huffman, walks you step-by-step through using Salesforce for the first time. By the end of this course, you will be able to start using Salesforce to manage Leads, Accounts, Contacts, and Opportunities and track your sales activity against these objects.

Secrets of the Office Guru

This Is The Course That’s Chock-Full Of Practical, Productivity-Boosting Tips, Tricks, And Skills That Will Turn Experienced Microsoft Office Users Into Gurus.
Question: What Can Savvy Microsoft Office Users Do To Improve Their Skills – Without Having To Comb Through Hours Of Information That They Already Know To Find Those Few Useful Gems Of Knowledge? Answer: Take This Course.

Secrets Of The Web

With the internet business boom comes a new challenge: with so much information and so many resources online, some of the most useful and universally useful and engaging resources often go undiscovered. This course is your chance to uncover some of the web’s best kept secrets.

SharePoint for Site Owners

Now more than ever, SharePoint is a powerful and user-friendly tool for creating a common place where your team can share documents, collect data, and collaborate. In this course, you’ll quickly learn how to create your own site and invite your team members. SharePoint expert, Kat Snizaski, walks you step-by-step through creating a parent site and adding subsites for multiple teams. You’ll learn how to create and manage document libraries and custom lists that enable collaboration. You’ll also learn how to assign user permissions and get your team rolling on their new collaboration platform!

SharePoint Online Basics

In this Introductory course, SharePoint architect and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist Idaho Edokpayi demonstrates the basics of using SharePoint and SharePoint Online.
In fourteen short modules Idaho demonstrates how SharePoint can be used to store documents and information, build intranet websites, securely share files, and more.

SharePoint Online Essentials

SharePoint is the behind-the-scenes backbone of Office 365, but the SharePoint Online app has it’s own benefits. In this course, IT guru Chip Reaves demonstrates how to use SharePoint Online to create shared resources, including a shared document library, and to create internal websites to share information with your team.

Skype for Business Essentials

Skype for Business is an incredibly powerful communications tool, used for everything from simple chat conversations to webinars for 10,0000 people, and can even replace a business’s phone system.
In this “Uniquely Engaging” M course from Bigger Brains we cover the basics of using Skype for Business

SQL for Non-Technical Users

“Do you often have to ask others to write SQL queries for you at work? Are you intimidated by the idea of writing your own SQL query? It’s time to take matters into your own hands.
In this course, you’ll learn how to write a basic SQL query from start to finish. We’ve designed the lessons specifically for those with little to no experience with writing queries, to teach you only what you need to know to get started writing queries today. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to retrieve data from multiple tables, sort and filter your query results, and use simple calculations. We’ll cover some commonly used functions so you can format dates and text as well as calculate sums and averages.
If you’re ready to stop waiting on someone else to pull data for you, this course is for you.
Note: This courses uses SQL Server Management Studio, but the language of an SQL query is not specific to any one tool.”

What is New in Excel 2019?

The updated Microsoft Excel 2019 includes new tools and capabilities that can help regular users and new users alike.

What is New in Outlook 2019?

Microsoft Outlook 2019 improves upon the most-used email application with new image, accessibility, and productivity features – and this course will show you how to use them effectively!

What is New in PowerPoint 2019?

Microsoft’s latest release of PowerPoint 2019 packs quite a punch. With 3D models and vector graphics, your presentations can be more professional and visually pleasing than ever before. The new Morph transition and Zoom features can turn a boring slideshow into a guided tour. Updates to the Recording features make it easier than ever to create and share recorded presentations. Last but not least, with added features for Translation, Dictation, and Accessibility, PowerPoint is now truly a tool for everyone.

What is New in Word 2019?

The new Microsoft Word 2019 includes a slew of new tools and capabilities that can help regular users and new users alike.

Windows 10 Essentials

This Course Is For People New To Windows 10 – Taking This Course Will Help You Understand The New Operating System Navigation, Advantages, And Functionality.

Windows 8.1 Essentials

This Course Is For People New To Windows 8 – Taking This Course Will Help You Understand The New Operating System Navigation, Advantages, And Functionality
When Microsoft released Windows 8 they surprised a lot of PC owners. The interface and basic functionality were different from any previous Windows operating system. In fact, Windows 8 represents the biggest change in the Windows operating system since Windows 95.

Word in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 1): Navigating and Creating Documents

This course on Word 2019 or Word 365 helps you create, save, and navigate within documents as well as experience the benefits of tools such as “Show/Hide” and “View Windows Side by Side”.
This course is one in a series of seven 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our full “Bigger Brains Mastering Word 2019 – Basics” course.

Word in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 2): Adding Text, Printing, and Customizing

Do you edit text by pressing the “Backspace” key over and over and over? Word 2019 and Word 365 offer multiple ways to edit, move, and copy your text without pressing “Backspace”. In this short course, you will learn to perform these actions as well as preview your document for printing and add your favorite tools to the Quick Access Toolbar.
This course is one in a series of seven 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our full “Bigger Brains Mastering Word 2019 – Basics” course.

Word in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 3): Formatting Text

This course helps you transform your Word 2019 or Word 365 documents from boring to professional by formatting text and paragraphs.
This course is one in a series of seven 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our full “Bigger Brains Mastering Word 2019 – Basics” course.

Word in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 4): Working Efficiently

This course on Word 2019 or Word 365 helps you find and replace text and apply consistent formatting to related text using the Format Painter and Styles formatting tools.
This course is one in a series of seven 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our full “Bigger Brains Mastering Word 2019 – Basics” course.

Word in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 5): Creating Lists and Tables

This course on Word 2019 or Word 365 helps you format information in a way that’s easy to read by creating lists, columns, or tables. We’ll also cover how to work with these tools to refine your document’s appearance.
This course is one in a series of seven 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our full “Bigger Brains Mastering Word 2019 – Basics” course.

Word in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 6): Graphics and Page Appearance

This course on Word 2019 or Word 365 shows you how to add images, special symbols, and borders and background colors to your documents. Also, it shows you how to create Headers and Footers, set Margins, create Page Breaks, and set Page Orientation.
This course is one in a series of seven 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our full “Bigger Brains Mastering Word 2019 – Basics” course.

Word in 30 Minutes (Basics Part 7): Preparing to Publish

This course on Word 2019 or Word 365 helps you check for errors and readability as well as explore translations and research related to your topic. In addition, you will learn how to set up the document for visual and cognitive disabilities and how to determine the appropriate file type when saving the document.
This course is one in a series of seven 30-minute courses. Take the full series and you will have completed our full “Bigger Brains Mastering Word 2019 – Basics” course.