Online courses directory (16)
Move over Photoshop because Illustrator is in demand. This vector based program is an absolute MUST for any prospective designer in today’s industry. Care to learn? This course is designed for people that have absolutely no knowledge of Adobe Illustrator but will also be an excellent refresher for those that are experienced. They will also learn a few new tricks along the way. Learn the difference between vector and raster based designs, how to create stunning 3D objects, creating layers, effects and much more. This course focuses on all methods of learning such as reading materials, interactive practice assignments, video tutorials and weekly quizzes. This ensures that the students get the most of this course and be able to use Adobe Illustrator with confidence upon completion. Illustrator is no longer a supplementary skill in design. It is a necessity, as many non-designers are learning that an .AI file Adobe Illustrator guarantees a vectored source design for use in various media while a .PSD file Photoshop does not. Applicable Job Roles: mobile application UI designer, software UI designer, web UI designer, Illustrator, logo designer, game designer, graphic designer, signage designer, icon designer
<p>This course is the ideal introduction to the skills and techniques needed to excel in graphic design and is ideal for the small business owner or home-based entrepreneur keen to develop their own web presence. </p> <p>This free e-learning course is also a useful complement to ALISON's Graphic Design suite of courses. </p> <p>The lessons explore the fundamentals of design principles and examines their application using Adobe Photoshop CS3. </p>
Great managers are made, not born. Learn about the qualities and skills of great managers in this Business 101 course. Instructor Sherri Hartzell holds both an MBA and Ed.D., so she's an excellent choice to teach you about principles of management.
Start by learning about the different levels of management in organizations and then dive into how good managers lead to great employees. Students of business, budding entrepreneurs and independent online learners alike can benefit from these short, engaging video lessons and interactive online quizzes. Business 101: Principles of Management can prepare you to earn real, widely transferable college credit by taking the Principles of Management CLEP exam or the Excelsior Principles of Management exam .
This course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to spreadsheets. The course is designed for first-time users with very little or no exposure to the subject. For this course, you will use Microsoft Excel as the software. The course will explore the following fundamental topics: an introduction to spreadsheets, terminology in Excel, components of a spreadsheet, what a cell consists of, and the creation of a spreadsheet for practical use. You will examine sample files, videos, and books that will enable you to gain practical knowledge about spreadsheets that can be used in daily life, either at work, school, or home.
The Diploma in Information Technology Management is a free online course that explains why managers must understand how Information Technology plays a fundamental role in both the structure and control of the modern business. A successful manager must have an excellent grasp of the functionality, capabilities and effects of the technology that he or she must implement and manage. This free online course presents an array of the core concepts of Information Technology management. The course will review such key areas as corporate frameworks, software, databases, information systems, communications and management of personnel in relation to technology and from the point of view of the business manager. This course is ideal for management professionals who wish to gain an in depth understanding of the management of Information Technology in the modern corporation. The course is also ideal for those who would like to learn about the central role of Information Technology in today’s workplace.<br />
This class is intended for students who have a basic understanding of spreadsheets and are now ready to delve deeper into formatting, formulas and functions, multi-page spreadsheets, charting data, creating tables that have database features, and be introduced to pivot tables. This class was designed to be an active, hands-on class. You will be creating Excel® spreadsheets and have files to open and follow along as you progress through the units. This class is not intended for a specific occupation or activity, but when you are finished with this class, you will be able to use Excel® in a variety of circumstances to format and manipulate numerical data. Although the resources in this course use Microsoft Excel® 2010, it should be noted that all of the skills and tasks that you will be asked to complete can be done in any version of Excel®. If you stay flexible enough in your thinking and search out the commands and icons on whatever software you are using, you will succeed.