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SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. Take ownership of your self-development and career progression by using your SkillsFuture Credit through LOOP’s e-learning portal!
Game development is an ever changing, constantly improving, and highly dynamic area to work in. Things are on the move constantly, and if you’re not careful you can get left behind. That’s why it’s important to keep your skills at the top level and to familiarise yourself with the latest tools and programs out there. This course will do just that by getting you up to speed with Unity5, the newest version of one of the industry’s leading development engines.Become a Unity 5 Developer- Create more complex games as your skills improve- Increasing levels of complexity to cater for both beginners and experienced developers- Grasp game development fundaments in a practical way- Gain practical skills than can instantly be used in the real worldThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Cut Excel down to size with our tailored online course. Achieve certificated proficiency in hours. Available in all major PC and Mac versions. We reviewed Excel's 500 functions, ruthlessly stripping out all non-essentials, to arrive at our highly refined syllabus. Our diagnostic tool then focuses your time on those parts of that syllabus that will be most valuable to you. Our regularly updated course consists of a carefully balanced combination of text, illustrations, videos and end-of-unit tests to measure your progress. Pick up the basics of Microsoft Excel and be fluent in all of its functions! - Learn from the basics to advanced functions of Microsoft Excel - Know about the features and functions in Microsoft Excel - Understand the features and functions offered in Microsoft Excel - Be able to apply the skill set into your daily work to improve productivity Training for Excel PC (PC versions: 2013, 2007/10, 2003, 2016 | Mac versions: 2011, 2016) This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.
Customer Service professionals is the front line of your organization. This course will help individuals build the skills required to deliver excellent customer service and build customer loyalty. Whether you are working as a CS professional or not, it's good to know the basics to be more effective in communicating with your customers. Understand why Customer Service is critical in a world where the Customer may always be right. - Learn to build rapport with your customers through listening and developing a focus on the customer - Handling customer service requests over the phone, in the field or internally and managing confrontations and conflict - Understand how important it is to have a strong front on your customer service - Learn how you reach out to your customers and empathize with them This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Responsive Web Design with HTML5 & CSS3
Leap into the world of adaptive web design with HTML5 & CSS3 Responsive Web Design! With Geoff Blake as your guide, you'll learn how to build wireframe responsive designs in Adobe Illustrator, apply design and graphics to them in Photoshop, and then rebuild the designs in code. Discover the power of CSS3's media queries to target various devices and resolutions, including mobile, tablet, and desktop browsers. Learn how to extract Photoshop content for use in your designs, insert it with modern HTML5, and control it with a variety of CSS3 techniques. By the end of this VTC course, you'll have three beautiful designs, each one displaying automatically depending on the device being used to view it. Learn about HTML and its purpose in development. - Learn from the basics to advanced levels of HTML 5- Know how HTML 5 applies to development of websites- Understand how to apply HTML 5 in your projects - See the difference HTML 5 can do in a web design This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
E-Commerce: Selling Online
E-commerce is a rapidly growing online opportunity that anyone can utilize and implement successfully. This VTC course introduces users to several ways one can sell products and/or services online. Users will learn how they can sell items through Etsy, Ebay, Shopify and more. Software add-ons are discussed for implementation into Joomla and Wordpress sites. The course provides users with information on payment and shipping choices so those who want to sell online can select the option that works best for their business. Author Melanie Hedgespeth will also demonstrate how to implement a variety of mobile options such as QR codes, SMS, mobile coupons, and more. Before concluding, she will show you how to use social sites to expand sales or aid in fundraising.Be the next online shopping sensation!- Learn the ropes of starting an online business- Know how to design your online site for user experience- Know what to plan for your online business - Know how to add social media into your website This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Learn more about jQuery Mobile Framework
jQuery Mobile is a flexible jQuery/HTML5/CSS3-based framework that you can use to build web sites optimized for display on a large variety of mobile devices. jQuery Mobile is easy to use and develop due to its lightweight code. Multiple themes and designs allow you to change your site and appearance easily. This VTC course by jQuery Mobile expert, Trevor James, starts from the beginner level and uses practical examples to demonstrate the jQuery Mobile framework. You will learn how to build an entire web site that will display on a variety of mobile devices. Source code is included.Learn to write less and do more with jQuery Mobile. - Learn how jQuery plays a part in web or mobile development- Know how you can apply jQuery into your projects - Understand the programming language of jQuery - Learn how to build mobile friendly websites and programs This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Know the Basics of Web Development with ASP.NET MVC
ASP.NET MVC is a web development framework for building web applications based on the Model-View-Controller architecture in Microsoft's ASP.NET framework. ASP.NET MVC brings a completely new development experience to ASP.NET. Developers now have more granular control over appliction operations and the ability to build web apps that are more modular and easy to maintain as the organization's web application evolves. ASP.NET MVC also provide the ability to do things like perform unit testing in a way that simply wasn't possible in the ASP.NET Web Forms environment. In this course, Mark Long will introduce you to the basics and concepts of web development with the ASP.NET MVC platform. You'll learn about things like the MVC pattern, routing, scaffolding, partial views, layouts, and more. If you would like to begin working with the ASP.NET MVC platform or if you would like to take a look at it to determine if it is a useful option for your future web application develepment, this course is for you.Know what goes behind a web page development. - Learn more than just coding when it comes to web development - Know about the technical side of web development- Be equipped with the right tools before developing web pages - Increase your employabilty with this courseThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
C++: An introduction to the basic functions and tools
C++ is a mid-level programming language that can interact directly with a computer's hardware or operating system while also being able to abstract lower layers and behave like a powerful high-level language. Object-oriented programming, portability, brevity, modular code structure, performance, and compatibility with the C language provide a unique mix of power and functionality. In this VTC course, Mark Long will introduce you to the C++ language and demonstrate how to begin to program and understand C++. Pick up a new programming language into the mix of new skills!- Pick up a new programming language - Increase your employability with an extra language under your belt - Learn how the different languages work to develop web site and applications - Be able to create cutting edge applications with this courseThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Corel Painter X3: Create Digital Art Pieces
Painter X3 is Corel's latest update to their powerful and popular natural media emulator which is used by professional creative artists in a wide variety of genres and styles. This VTC course, taught by longtime illustrator and fine artist Jason Maranto, is designed to quickly familiarize you with the core features of this powerful application. Focusing on all the main tools and functions with an in-depth yet easy-to-follow style, this course is packed with professional workflow tips and tricks that it will help you to master Painter in no time. Dive into Corel Painter and unleash your artistic flare!- Learn about the tools and techniques available in Corel Painter X3 - Know about the different types of tools and techniques used in Corel Painter X3- Discover the capability of Corel Painter X3 to create dynamic creative content - Be able to produce content that can rival physical painting This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Corel Painter 12 Advanced: Create Digital Art Pieces
Corel Painter 12 is a completely revolutionary update for the popular natural media emulator. Awesome new features, massive computing power improvements, and a completely redesigned user interface make this version a must have for anybody serious about producing artwork on a computer. Taught by longtime illustrator and fine artist Jason Maranto, this Corel Painter 12 Advanced course is designed to quickly take your understanding of this powerful application to a higher level. Focusing heavily on the highly customizable nature of Painter while using an in-depth but easy-to-follow style, this VTC course will help you to master Painter and create with confidence like never before.Dive into Corel Painter and unleash your artistic flare!- Learn about the tools and techniques available in Corel Painter - Know about the different types of tools and techniques used in Corel Painter - Discover the capability of Corel Painter to create dynamic creative content - Be able to produce content that can rival physical painting This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Introduction to Cloud Computing
Technology is evolving and changing to embrace the cloud. Cloud computing allows you to utilize shared resources available through a service provider. Those resources can be storage space, use of software applications, or servers. You can buy more resources in the cloud if you need to and you can also give back resources that you no longer need. In this hands-on VTC course, you will access a variety of cloud services and work with different cloud providers such as Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon. You will set up virtual servers, work with cloud file storage, learn about a variety of cloud collaboration options, and much more. This practical course will help you make the transition to working in the cloud from any device, anywhere, anytime! Cloud computing offers you unrestricted access to your resources. - Learn about the advantages of using cloud services- Learn about the various cloud services offered today- Know how to make full use of the cloud services for your resources - Understand how you can setup a cloud service for your own use This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
An Essential Online Course: Strategy & Business Models
Widespread strategic innovation means that businesses now face more complex and dynamic issues than ever before. Yet many business people are still using outdated management theories and approaches based on static and expired business models. This course is designed to equip professionals, entrepreneurs and established business owners with the ability to analyze, improve and create new business models that work and are grounded in 21st century strategic thinking. Whether you need to pitch your new business case, reposition your market or predict your next big growth trajectory, this course will teach you how to deliver effective, scalable and transferable business models. Upgrade yourself to the 21st century business strategic to boost your business. - Know and understand the 21st century strategic thinking - Learn how business models can help in analyzing - Know the importance of having a business strategy - Learn how to define your strategy and business models This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
An Essential Online Course: Marketing Analytics
Technical marketers are in high demand and low supply. Being able to dive into data on your own, with no help from analysts, makes you a much better marketer. This is why Structured Query Language (SQL) is so powerful - it allows you to see all your customers’ data and make decisions based on accurate analysis. Knowing how to use SQL is literally a marketing superpower, and that’s exactly what this course will teach you! The concepts and queries in this course are used every day by the marketing teams at successful companies like eBay, Moz and HubSpot. Maximize your marketing analytics with SQL. - Understand the basics and fundamentals of SQL - Learn how to apply SQL into real-time data - Know how to make full use of data and analysis - Learn how adopt SQL into your database This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
An Essential Online Course: Successful Business Analysis
This course will take you through a proven, structured process to improve your ability to collect, analyses and forecast business and financial data in order to generate valuable insights from business data. It will also teach you how to report on business data and present information and analysis to clients and stakeholders. It is aimed particularly, but not exclusively, at financial and business analysts, managers, planners, customer-service staff, operations staff and information-management personnel. This course will take you on a structured and thorough journey that will teach you how to turn ‘buckets of data’ into sound, well-supported business decisions, create stunning charts to communicate these business decisions and make you one the most valuable people in your business. Understand your business better with analysis. - Learn through analysis on how your business is faring - Understand how analysis and your business work hand in hand - Discover the advantages of using analysis - Learn how to churn out useful analysis from your data This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.
An Essential Online Course: Twitter Marketing For Small Businesses Course
With over 250 million active monthly users and no start-up costs, the potential of Twitter as a marketing, branding and networking tool is truly enormous. Utilising Twitter is indispensable as a business; to ignore it is to be left behind. But whilst many businesspeople know this, most fail to maximise Twitter’s marketing potential. This course - written by people with extensive Twitter-marketing experience, including soaring highs and crippling lows - will teach you, in just a few hours, how to transform Twitter from a chore into a tool that gives you the freedom and ability to launch and manage tailored marketing campaigns that utilise the power of real-time marketing to deliver hot leads, clients and professional growth immediately. Make full use of Twitter for your business! - Learn how to leverage the power of real-time marketing - Discover how you can market your business on Twitter - Learn the tools of trade using Twitter to promote your business - Kill two birds with one stone by sharing your business at one stop This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.