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Here you can find a collection of free courses, tutorials, books, and videos that can help you further develop your already established skillset or acquire new ones.
These resources are collected from various places for your own convenience, and all credits go to those who have generously created and offered them for free.

Resources on this page will be updated and new items will be added hopefully on a regular basis. So, make sure to check it regularly.

Business

21 Days to Building a Web Business

This course will teach you to build a website in 21 days. It will help you understand the functionality of a website, teach you to how to upload files to the web, how to resize images and how to use FileZilla to successfully upload your website online. The course will teach you important concepts such as domain name and hosting your account. You will learn new techniques to make money from your online web business.

Customer Service Training

Upon completion of this course you will know the essential factors that are important in customer service and develop a customer-friendly approach. You will know what customer service means to a business and the professional qualities required when establishing an effective professional service for customers. You will gain a knowledge of powerful customer service techniques. You will be aware of the do's and don'ts when dealing with customers, and the benefits of providing a good customer service.

Fundamentals of Human Resources

After completing this course you will be able to identify the factors that influence the workforce, the role of the human resource manager, the strategies for motivating employees and many other interesting concepts. You will have a good knowledge of the employment cycle, including recognition, rewards, planning, job analysis, training, recruitment, selection, contracts, termination and much more.You will know understand employee relations, the different management styles, key performance indicators, and potential conflicts between managment and employees. You will effectively learn how to manage important changes such as technology, legislation, and workplace employment conditions.

Leadership Skills in Business

Upon completion of this course you will improve your leadership skills by learning about different types of organisations and the four stages of organisational growth. You will gain a good knowledge of recruitment methods and of successful ways to manage your employees. This course will help you to understand corporate responsibility and the four important disciplines of business ethics.

Social Networking and Viral Marketing Using Facebook

Upon completion of this course you will understand the different features and concepts of Facebook. You will know how to develop your Facebook profile and 'Like' page to generate and target traffic.

IT

Adobe Photoshop CS5

Learning Adobe Photoshop CS5 can be a bit of a challenge, even for experienced Photoshop users, because of the new features and functions available in CS5. But here are 50+ of free video tutorials for Adobe Photoshop CS5 that can dramatically help you in putting you right on the the track.

ASP.NET Web Pages

ASP.NET Web Pages and the new Razor syntax provide a fast, approachable, and lightweight way to combine server code with HTML to create dynamic web content. Connect to databases, add video, link to social networking sites, and include many more features that let you create beautiful sites using the latest web standards.

ASP.NET Web Forms

ASP.NET Web Forms lets you build dynamic websites using a familiar drag-and-drop, event-driven model. A design surface and hundreds of controls and components let you rapidly build sophisticated, powerful UI-driven sites with data access.

ASP.NET MVC 3

ASP.NET MVC gives you a powerful, patterns-based way to build dynamic websites that enables a clean separation of concerns and that gives you full control over markup for enjoyable, agile development. ASP.NET MVC includes many features that enable fast, TDD-friendly development for creating sophisticated applications that use the latest web standards.

Fundamentals of AJAX

After completing this course you will understand the benefits of using AJAX. You will cover important concepts such as rich user experience, rich internet application technologies, technologies used in AJAX, methods, properties, DOM APIs, InnerHTML, AJAX security and JavaScipt debugging tools. You will be aware of current and potential future issues that can occur when using AJAX.

Fundamentals of HTML 5

After studying this course you will have a greater understanding of the following: - New features of HTML 5 and their uses - Geolocation for identifying geo-position of users - The < video > tag - Canvas and SVG for drawing on the Web - Use of app cache and database - Use of Web workers.

Fundamentals of Network Security

Upon completion of this course you will understand and be more aware of the potential threats that are continuously experienced in computer networks today. You will know the measures that need to be taken to avoid these problems in your own computer network. You will know the businesses that are more at risk of security concerns and the actions taken to reduce these concerns in a business. You will understand factors of security, such as encryption, that are used to protect computer networks.

Introduction to Cloud Computing

- Understand what cloud computing is and how it works; - Understand the benefits of cloud computing along with its potential drawbacks.

JavaScript and jQuery

Upon completion of this course you will understand the different concepts involved when using jQuery on your web pages. You will know the basics of JavaScript including testing, functions, objects, arrays, loops, conditional code, operators and syntax basics. You will gain a good knowledge of AJAX. You will understand how plugins are used in web pages.You will know jQuery and JavaScript best practices. You will understand how to manage dependencies and how to demonstrate the power of custom events by creating a simple tool for searching Twitter.

Personal Development & Soft Skills

How to Plan Your Career Path

Why you should do as much informational interviewing as you can. - Explain why one shouldn’t be overly concerned with a linear path when planning a career. - Learn about the erroneous career assumptions that land workers in an ill-fitting career. - How career life/balance is important as an overbearing career is unhealthy. - Learn about the art of negotiation and relationship management. - How to conduct effective salary negotiations and other tips on job negotiations. - How men and women negotiate for compensation differently. - Why the last impression you make in a job is even more critical than the first.

Diplomas

Diploma in Business and Legal Studies

You will understand the characteristics and functions involved in managing a large scale organisation.You will gain a knowledge of KPIs when evaluating organisational performance. You will become aware of the importance of structures and objectives when managing an organisation. You will know the different styles of management and the continuous changes that you need to be aware of in an organisation. You will have a good understanding of human resource management, the employment cycle, employee relations and operations management. You will gain a knowledge of accounting - for example balance sheets, profit and loss statements, etc. - accounting terminology and principles, and preparation of reports. You will understand the characteristics of effective laws, civil and criminal law, the adversary trial system and much more.

Diploma in Business Management & Entrepreneurship

This course will teach you how large-scale organisations are managed, the stuctures and objectives involved, and how to evaluate a company's performance by using KPIs. You will be more aware of management styles and the envirnmental factors management should consider. You will know the function of human resource managers, operations managers, project managers and accountants. You will gain a good knowledge of the systems development life cycle. This course will help you recognise the personal qualities of an entrepreneur and the most important factors that an entrepreneur should consider to be successful.

Diploma in English Language and Literature

Upon completion of this English course you will understand different writing styles including the structure, language and complexity of the styles. You will have a knowledge of the style of writing that you can use to influence your audience. You will be more aware of the reasons people use different styles to write about different topics. You will understand the importance of your audience to determine a particular style of writing. You will know how to combine styles when story-writing, and understand comedy writing. You will gain a good knowledge of descriptive, mystery, spy, science fiction, instructional, opinionative, poetic and reflective writing.

Diploma in Human Resources

This course will teach you the responsibilities of a human resource manager. It will help you to understand the recruitment, selection and appraisal processes. You will gain a good knowledge of different cultures and ethics.This course will help you to manage change within an organisation and demonstrate the best ways to manage employees.

Diploma in Multimedia Development

This course will help you understand the Flash interface and the tools it uses to create animation, enabling you to create fun animations in Flash. You will learn how to create a video using Flash, use Windows Movie Maker to create and edit videos, use Adobe Photoshop to edit photos, create pictures, graphics and much more. You will be able to use Audacity to create audio files for online podcasts. This course will encourage you to create interactive animations or presentations using Director MX 2004. Five technologies are combined in the course that will provide you with the opportunity to gain the skills you need to help you achieve your goals.

Diploma in Operations Management

Upon completion of this course you will know the three basic components of operations management and the strategies used in business development. You will gain a good knowledge of the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness. You will be able to identify the difference between manufacturing and a service organisations. You will know the different types of development that occurs when managing operation in an organisation. This course will help you to understand the important responsibilities and decision making that an operations manager must deal with on a day-to-day basis.You will understand the concept of a transformation model for analysing operations. You will understand the functions of inventory and quality management.

Diploma in Project Management

Upon completion of this course you will know what needs to be considered when planning a project and learn all about the history of project management. You will have a good understanding of the project management methodology. You will be more familiar with project management tools such as GANTT charts and PERT diagrams. You will gain a good knowledge of different types of documentation such as program, system, technical, paper-based, electronic, and specialist user documentation that help to show how a project has been set up. You will understand the different phases of the system development life cycle.

Diploma in Social Media Marketing

Upon completion of this course you will understand images, file sizes, how the web works and downloading files to a website. You will know how to use autoresponders to automatically answer emails. You will be able to create confirmation emails, upload a thank you page, download pages and create your first message in AWebar. You will gain a good knowledge of affiliate marketing and different methods that can help increase website traffic.

Diploma in Web Development

Upon completion of this course you will know how to create a HTML page and add content, title, entities, anchor tags, as well as insert images, present tags, links, tables, lists and upload a web page. You will have a good understanding of the meaning of inheritance, cascade, pseudoclasses, pseudoelements and selectors which are concepts that are commonly used in web pages. You will become familiar with using font, background styles and style sheets. This course will help you to use Dreamweaver to create a website with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Flash. It will help you to understand naming conventions, index files, welcome screen, GUI and many more settings that are extremely useful when creating a website successfully. This course will help you to understand more advanced features such as CSS structures, embedded style sheets and much more. You will know how a web page works and have a good knowledge of hosting, a domain name and nameservers.

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