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iOS is one of the most popular mobile operating systems on the market. With it's easy to use and lightweight infrastructure, making phone calls, writing messages, sending email and streaming media are a breeze. With iOS 8, Apple has introduced some long requested features to their popular operating system. This seven hour course is designed for both beginners and existing iOS users who are looking to learn about version 8’s new features, along with a crash course on how to use the operating system. Each lesson is standalone, allowing the student to pick and choose which topic they want to learn about. By the time the student finishes with this course, they will have a strong understanding of all the new iOS 8 features, how to set privacy settings, customize notifications, sync mailboxes and much more!Keep yourself updated with the new changes in iOS. - Learn about the changes in the latest version of iOS - Discover the newly-added features in each new version - Go through an in-depth view of the features of each iOS - Understand how the iOS operating system works
Apple iWork 2013 represents the biggest update to this popular productivity suite in recent years. This version brings a unified interface and features set to OS X and iOS, allowing you to work across all platforms without compromising efficiency. This VTC course explores Pages, Numbers, and Keynote through real world examples and workflow demonstrations. Author Sam McGuire shows you how to use iWork in a business / educational setting and will prepare you to get the most out of this suite.Learn how iWork can improve your productivity. - Know more about the iWork suite and its functionality - Learn how iWorks can do wonders for you - Discover how iWorks is a beneficial tool for your job - Find out how iWork can improve your productivity This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Mac OS is one of the most powerful operating systems in the world. While it's easy to use and loved by many for its streamlined interface, it can be a bit confusing to dive into, especially if you're coming from a Windows ecosystem. This Mac OS X Mavericks course was designed with Windows users in mind, introducing them to not only the new features of Mavericks, but also the operating system as a whole. We start by learning the ins and outs of the operating system and then we move on to more advanced topics like app usage and networking. One chapter is completely dedicated to the new additions to Mavericks, allowing longtime users to get up to speed on iBooks, Finder Tabs, the iCloud Keychain, and more. You can watch the series in any order; it can be a quick refresh for Mac veterans and a valuable comprehensive course for beginners. If ever there was a good time to be a Mac user, this is it!- Learn about the changes in Mac OS X Mavericks- Know about the improvements in Mac OS X Mavericks- Know about the new features and functions in Mac OS X Mavericks- Discover the advantages of upgrading to Mac OS X Mavericks
Mac OS X Lion
Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is the update which is bringing gestures and full screen into maturity. This is possibly the first desktop / laptop operating system which has been heavily influenced by the recent innovations of mobile technology. This VTC course explores the basics of this system and the basics of many of the applications which are included. VTC author, Sam McGuire covers many topics, including file management, setting up your email, backing up your files, and connecting to the Internet. The course also includes a section covering the breakthrough iCloud which opens up a whole new level of connection between Lion and your mobile iOS devices.If ever there was a good time to be a Mac user, this is it!- Learn about the changes in Mac OS X Lion- Know about the improvements in Mac OS X Lion- Learn about the new features and functions in Mac OS X Lion- Discover the advantages of upgrading to Mac OS X Lion
Master Android's KitKat Operating System
Android is the world's most popular mobile operating system, with KitKat being the most exciting release yet. This course is designed to take beginners, who are new to the mobile space or migrating from another ecosystem, and familiarize them with all the basic tools and features Android provides. First, we will overview how to use your device, including gestures, keyboard usage and quick system preferences. Next, we will dive into more detailed system settings so you can customize accessibility and a host of other features. After that, the series will overview how to use a handful of built-in apps as well as learn how to add third party apps using a couple different methods. Finally, we will learn how to root a Nexus 7, unlocking its potential, which is a template you can apply to your own Android devices.Learn more about android and be fluent in it!- Know more about Android operating system - Learn about the features and functions in Android - Stay updated with the latest trend in technology - Know more about the latest changes in operating systems
iPad Application Design: Behind the Scenes of Application Design
iPad Application Design is a detailed look behind the scenes of app development and design. You will learn how to create the concepts for compelling apps by following the steps Dwayne Ferguson took to create his app, Tell Tale Heart HD. From storyboarding, wire framing, and audio design to how to create a movie trailer, this VTC course will show you everything you need to know about the creative side of app design. Know more about what there is to an application. - Know what factors to consider when building an application on iOS platform - Learn how to develop your application from scratch- Learn how to create applications for iPad - Know the requirements in order to create an application on iPad This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
An Essential Online Course: Develop Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
In a complex organizational environment with competing interests and limited resources, effective decision-making can become a significant challenge. On completing this course, you will have the skills to overcome that challenge. By applying a simple and structured approach to problem solving, new options will become clear. When identifying potential solutions, thinking critically provides the tools to determine the correct solution for each situation, leaving a clear ‘best’ decision. This course introduces you to the principles of 'critical thinking', a simple and logical approach, then teaches you a framework to apply in the workplace Apply critical thinking when facing your next conflict. - Learn about the different methods of solving a case - Discover your style of confronting such cases in your near future - Know how to react to situations which calls for problem solving - Turn brainstorming session into more productive events This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.
An Essential Online Course: Understanding Finance for Non-Finance Professionals
Whether you are managing a team, working your way up in any business-related industry, or simply trying to improve your business skills and resume, understanding finance is vital to success. However, without a formal financial background – and therefore a limited understanding of the techniques and vocabulary – you can be at a severe disadvantage to other employees, managers or candidates that do. This course provides a fluent and invaluable understanding of fundamental financial theory. It aims to equip all professionals with the techniques, terminology and financial skills required in business. Learn how you can maintain your budget with only a few tricks. - Learn how you can save with techniques used by professionals - Understand the fundamental of financial theory and how it applies to your daily expenses - Know how to balance your accounts at the end of this course - Pick up ways of saving and handling your savings along the way This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit and UTAP funding.
Advanced Digital Photography Techniques
Looking for the next big step in digital photography? This online course – written by Ken Schultz will take you beyond the basics to a more advanced creative shooting! Level up your photos with Advanced Digital Photography Techniques! This course, designed to be easily digestible will equip you with advanced knowledge and techniques any professional photographer should know! Take a step further in Digital Photography! - Know more about advanced techniques in Digital Photography - Be able to constantly practice your skills while taking this course - Understand about Digital Photography on a more detailed level - Learn the ropes of taking dynamic and impactful photographs
Introduction to Digital Photography
Ever wanted to take great pictures but don’t know where to start? This online course will give you all the basics you need to take dramatically better photos with your DSLR! Whether for yourself or for your business, these Videos will take the mystery out of DSLR photography and get you taking Professional Quality Photos in a really short time without doing a Degree in Photography. Capture photographs that evoke a thousand words. - Know more about advanced techniques in Digital Photography - Be able to constantly practice your skills while taking this course - Understand about Digital Photography on a more detailed level - Learn the ropes of taking dynamic and impactful photographs
PCs for Beginners Course
Get the most out of your PC and technology at home. With technology seemingly taking over every aspect of life, why does it often seem to make life harder than easier? Because we're not using it properly! This online course - written by Dan Gookin, author of many titles on computers, tablets, smartphones and more - will explain how to become a domestic technology guru and save yourself and your family time, money and IT despair! Have the advantage of the internet right at your fingertips! - Learn about the basics of a computer - Know how you can make use of the functions of a computer - Discover the magic of the Internet - Learn about the usefulness of having the Internet on our fingertips
Building Your Career
Individuals who complete this course become more skilled and capable within their current role and increase their work performance. By identifying existing skill gaps, creating a skill development plan, and learning to network with individuals within the organization who can coach and mentor the employee, individuals increase their personal performance and contribution to the company. Learn Basic Business Skills that will help you get ahead in any business situation. - Increase your ability to perform the processes and procedures required for your job - Organize your workspace to be even more productive - Learn a new workplace technology to enhance your individual performance - Learn how to evaluate how well you adhere to workplace rules and policies * This module is approved for 7 hours of PDU credit
Movie - Creation
Quickly turn your photos and videos into polished movies on Windows Movie Maker 2, iMovie® '11, Final Cut Pro & Anime Studio. In this online training series, learn how to add special effects, transitions, sound, and captions to help tell your story. And you'll learn that sharing movies with friends and family is easy—whether on the Web, a computer, TV, mobile device, or a DVD. Final Cut Pro™ 6 delivers high-performance digital nonlinear editing, native support for virtually any video format, and facility-class extensibility and interoperability. This tutorials series outlines the basics this powerful precision-editing program has to offerRealize your dream to direct your own movies!- Learn now the different tools can make a video - Know how to use each tools for your projects - Learn about the functions and features to create your own videos - Be able to produce quality videos with this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Become a Contributing Project Team Member: For Business and Project Management
Individuals learn what is required to be a successful member of any project team. This course will help you understand performance measures, effective decision making and even using past projects to improve your next one! Project Management should be part of every professional's toolkit. - Learn how to share your thoughts - Identify strengths and weaknesses to minimize risks in projects - Understand your competition for more effective execution - Develop clear and concise emails and strengthen your communication skills This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Developing Work Relationships: For Business & Project Management
Individuals build their relationships with colleagues and peers to increase personal success and team collaboration. Understand the challenges in working in diversity and the methods to overcome them as you build your personal network. Work relationships make or break your job experience so capitalize on it! - Learn to work with a diverse team - Understand how to build relationships and build a network you can depend on - Recognize your peers and learn to empathize with them - Balance the needs of your customers and solve their priority conflicts This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU) and is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Building Your Leadership Skills: For Business & Project Management
This course offers a chance for individuals to mold themselves into a leadership role. Be it a sole contributor, a new supervisor or experienced manager, this course will equip them with right skillset and mentality in order for them to guide their team to higher success. True leaders are molded not born, be one today! - Learn to seek out ideas and opinions of others - Develop good judgment towards creative ideas and have integrity - Understand the need for conflict management - Become a powerful and inspirational role model This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU) and is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Basic Business Skills: For Business & Project Management
Be it a new job or a change of employment, it is crucial to know the key factors of a good business etiquette This course will help you build the basic business skills required to be successful in any job, at any company. Even in this digital age there are basic rules for business success that haven't gone away with the digital age -- in fact, they have only become more important. Learn Basic Business Skills that will help you get ahead in any business situation. - Increase your ability to perform the processes and procedures required for your job - Organize your workspace to be even more productive - Learn a new workplace technology to enhance your individual performance - Learn how to evaluate how well you adhere to workplace rules and policies This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU) and is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.