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Product Launch: Microsoft 2019 Certification Training

ed2go prides itself on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce that a new Advanced Career Training will be available in the catalog on April 16, 2019:

 

Advanced Career Training 

Microsoft Outlook 2019 Certification Training

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most widely-used desktop email clients. With many businesses using Outlook for internal and external communication, scheduling, and more, earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in Outlook 2019 is an important career step for individuals who work with Outlook regularly.

The Microsoft Outlook 2019 MOS Certification Training course will prepare students to sit for and pass the Microsoft Office Specialist Outlook 2019 Certification exam.

COURSE CODE: GES885 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $595


 What do you need to do:

If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. Otherwise, you will need to add them manually in the online administration center. If you’re not sure if you have the auto-add feature set up, contact your Account Manager.

Reminder:

If you plan to add this title to the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. If you need more information, please contact your account manager.


Recent Catalog Changes:

For information on the recent and upcoming catalog changes, click here.

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Course Revisions and Discontinuations

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for information on upcoming course revisions and discontinuations:

Advanced Career Training Courses

In an effort for continuous improvement, we are changing the titles of two National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) certification courses to include the phrase “Voucher Included.” Students receive a prepaid voucher to take the NCSF certification exam associated with their specific course upon completion, so the title will be revised to reflect this.

The following course titles will be changed accordingly on May 15, 2019:

  • NCSF Certified Strength Coach (GES160) will be listed as NCSF Certified Strength Coach (Voucher Included)
  • NCSF Sports Nutrition Specialist (GES159) will be listed as NCSF Sport Nutrition Specialist (Voucher Included)

In addition, the following courses have been discontinued and will be removed from the catalog effective immediately:

  • Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 (GES844)
  • Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office 2013 Master (GES842)

These courses were retired due to outdated course content. We recommend directing your students to Certified Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 (Vouchers Included) (GES2012) or Certified Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Master 2016 (Vouchers Included) (GES2013) in lieu of these courses.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as these updates will be reflected in the catalog automatically.

For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum.


Upcoming Course Launch

For information on forthcoming titles, click here.

 

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Product Launch: Electrician, C++ Programmer, Writing for Health Professionals, Microsoft Office 2019

ed2go prides itself on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce that new Advanced Career Training and Self-Paced Tutorial courses are now available in the catalog:

 

Advanced Career Training 

Residential Electrician

Demand for electricians is on the rise due to booming infrastructure projects and building construction. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs for electricians will increase 14 percent through the year 2024. 

This course will train students for an entry-level career as an electrician. They will learn electrical theory, service skills, and the National Electrical Code®. By course completion, students will be prepared for an electrician licensing testgenerally required by most states and localities. 

COURSE CODE: GES789 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $2,495


C++ Programmer

With software development roles expected to grow at 22 percent from 2012-2022, learning C++ is an important first step to a career in computer science.

This course teaches the concepts, terminology, application, and coding of the C++ programming language. Students will complete 18 lessons that contain instructional textfull programming scenarios, videos, and hundreds of live coding labs that provide real-time feedback.

COURSE CODE: GES884 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $995


Self-Paced Tutorials 

Grammar and Writing for Health Professionals (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Communication skills are crucial in the health care professionThis course teaches correct grammar usage and writing techniques for health professionals. Students will learn how to utilize grammar rules and common medical terminology to prepare professional reports or documentation.

COURSE CODE: T9246 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $199


Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019/Office 365 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

As one of the most widely-used information management systems, Microsoft Access helps many organizations streamline their database needs. This self-paced course will introduce students to the data management software and teach them how to use its basic functions.

COURSE CODE: T9433 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Intermediate Microsoft Access 2019/Office 365 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

This course teaches more advanced techniques for using Access 2019, including importing Excel spreadsheets as tables, creating query calculations to crunch numbers, and using Visual Basic to automate common tasks. Throughout the course, students will build an entire database project from scratch.

COURSE CODE: T9439 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Across industries, Microsoft Excel is used to effectively manage and organize information. Because of this, proficiency in Excel is one of today’s most request workplace skills. This online, self-paced course will introduce students to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 and teach them how to use its basic features and functions. 

COURSE CODE: T9437 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

This course teaches intermediate-level techniques for using Microsoft Excel 2019. Students will learn to harness the power of Excel’s data analysis tools and AutoFilter commands and how to create macros that eliminate repetitive tasks. They will also learn VLOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH, and other intermediate functions to add to their professional skill set.

COURSE CODE: T9441 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Advanced Micr0soft Excel 2019/Office 365 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

This hands-on course teaches Microsoft Excel 2019’s advanced functions and often-overlooked features, including data tables and databases, custom controls, and PivotTables. Students will learn how to leverage Excel’s Power Query tool to import and transform data from about any data source, and more.

COURSE CODE: T9434 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Knowing how to use Microsoft Word is essential in most workplacesThis self-paced course teaches foundational skills for using Microsoft Word 2019. Students will learn how to write and edit text and create professional letters, reports, and more.  

COURSE CODE: T9436 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Intermediate Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

This course teaches intermediate techniques for Microsoft Word. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Word 2019’s underutilized functions such as desktop publishing and mail merging.

COURSE CODE: T9440 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Introduction Microsoft PowerPoint 2019/Office 365 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Microsoft PowerPoint is the most widely-used business presentation software. This self-paced course will teach students how to effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint 2019’s basic tools and features to create professional presentations.

COURSE CODE: T9435 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Introduction Microsoft Project 2019/Office 365 (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Microsoft Project is a longstanding project management software program. This course will introduce students to Project 2019 and teach them how to effectively plan, implement, and control projects. Students will learn how to organize their project’s details, including task assignments, resource allocation, and progression and timeline. 

COURSE CODE: T9438 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


New Microsoft Office 2019/365 Marketing Materials

Proficiency in Microsoft Office is one of today’s most-sought after workplace skills. Our new Microsoft Office 2019/365 courses are ideal for job seekers, and with our self-paced option, students have two ways to learn these skills. We created new marketing materials to help you reach students that may need these important skills.

For catalog ads, email templates, web banners, and additional marketing content, click here.


 What do you need to do:

If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. Otherwise, you will need to add them manually in the online administration center. If you’re not sure if you have the auto-add feature set up, contact your Account Manager.

Reminder:

If you plan to add the Advanced Career Training titles to the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. If you need more information, please contact your account manager.

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Product Launch: Plumber Training and Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

ed2go prides itself on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce a new skilled trades course and two Microsoft Office Specialist courses, all of which are now available in the catalog:

 

Advanced Career Training 

Foundations of Plumbing

With an aging infrastructure and dwindling trade workforce, the demand for plumbers has never been greaterIn fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that plumbing jobs will increase faster than other skilled trade professions over the next 10 years. After receiving formal training, students can become a plumber apprentice and then enter this high-demand field.

This course prepares students for a plumbing apprenticeship. They will learn how to perform all aspects of the plumber’s job including water pipe sizing; cross-connection protection; sewage disposal; and servicing water heatersdrainage fixture unitsbuilding drainsand stacks.  

COURSE CODE: GES788 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $2,195


Microsoft Access 2019 Certification Training

Most workplaces require some knowledge of Microsoft Office. Earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification for Access 2019 is great way to set one’s professional profile apart from non-certified Access users. 

The Microsoft Access 2019 Certification Training course will prepare students for the Microsoft Office Specialist Access 2019 certification exam. They will learn fundamental database concepts, such as creating tables, querying, and generating reports.

COURSE CODE: GES884 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $595


Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 Certification Training

The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification in PowerPoint establishes one’s expertise in the longstanding presentation software. According to Microsoft, individuals with a MOS certification in PowerPoint can earn higher salaries than their non-certified peers.

This course will teach students how to best use Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 and prepare them for the Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint 2019 Certification exam. Through hands-on lessons, they will explore the PowerPoint environment, create a presentation, format text, modify graphics, and more.

COURSE CODE: GES883 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $595


What do you need to do:

If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. Otherwise, you will need to add them manually in the online administration center. If you’re not sure if you have the auto-add feature set up, contact your Account Manager.

Reminder:

If you plan to add the Advanced Career Training titles to the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. If you need more information, please contact your account manager.

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Course Revisions

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for information on upcoming course revisions and discontinuations:

Advanced Career Training Courses

In an effort for continuous improvement, we have revised several medical billing and coding courses to best prepare students for a career as a certified medical coder.

As a result, the following courses have been updated effective immediately:

  • CBCS Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included) (GES124)
  • CBCS Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (Vouchers Included) (GES149)
  • CPC Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included) (GES145)
  • CPC Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (Vouchers Included) (GES148)

Lesson 13 is now optional in these four courses, and does not contribute to the overall course grade. The lesson quiz is also optional and the lesson assignment has been removed. The in-course verbiage was updated to recommend Lesson 13 to those planning to take a coding certification exam.

In addition, the ICD-10-PCS textbook aligned with Lesson 13 will no longer ship. While students enrolled in these courses prior to the effective date will receive a book, those enrolled after will not receive a book.


Similarly, the following courses have also been updated effective immediately:

  • CCA Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included) (GES184)
  • CCA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (Vouchers Included) (GES185)

In these two courses, Lesson 13 is now optional but strongly recommend to those planning to take the CCA exam. Like the CPC and CBCS courses, Lesson 13 will no longer contribute to the overall course grade. The lesson quiz is also optional and the lesson assignment has been removed.

However, the CCA medical billing and coding courses will continue to use the ICD-10-PCS textbook.


The course hours for the following title will change on April 11, 2019:

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant for the Experienced CMAA (Voucher Included) (GES181)  320 hours increased to 380 hours

The hours will increase to reflect 60 hours allotted for the Medical Terminology portion of the bundle. These hours were not accounted for when the course was first released to the catalog.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as these updates will be reflected in the catalog automatically.

For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum.

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Product Launch: HVAC/R Training and Microsoft Excel 2019 Series

ed2go prides itself on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce two new HVAC/R training courses and another Microsoft Office 2019/365 course bundle.

These courses are now available in the catalog:

Advanced Career Training 

HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included)

With the HVAC/R industry rapidly evolving, certification is now more important than ever. Modern HVAC/R systems operate on cutting edge refrigeration and electronic technologies not used even ten years ago. 

The HVAC/R Certified Technician course will train working technicians with one-to-two years of field experience for the HVAC Excellence or NATE certification exams. Students will gain a rich, foundational knowledge of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems, and get additional hands-on practice with cutting-edge simulations.

Upon completion of this course, students will also receive an HVAC Excellence ESCO Group voucher package that includes:

  • 1 Principals of Electrical and Refrigeration (Core) exam voucher
  • 1 Professional Technician exam voucher (Residential Air Conditioning recommended) exam voucher
  • 1 EPA 608 exam voucher

COURSE CODE: GES793 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $2,895


HVAC/R Technician (Voucher Included)

HVAC/R is one of today’s fastest growing industries. New technology, booming commercial and residential construction, and a retiring workforce fuel the need for skilled HVAC/R technicians.

This course is designed for individuals with little-to-no experience in the HVAC/R field. Students will prepare for an entry-level career by learning about service, repair, and solutions with hands-on guidance and application. By course completion, students will be prepared to sit for several entry-level work readiness certificates, including all 17 HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Certificates, the EPA 608, and the NATE Ready to Work Certificate. 

This course also includes a voucher package for the HVAC Excellence Employment Ready Certificate exam that includes:

  • 1 Employment Ready Certificate for Electrical exam voucher
  • 1 Employment Ready Certificate for Air Conditioning exam voucher
  • 1 EPA 608 exam voucher

COURSE CODE: GES786 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $2,895


Fundamentals 

Microsoft Excel 2019 Series

Excel is the industry standard for spreadsheet software. This course bundle will help new and experienced users master Microsoft Excel 2019 and its online Office 365 counterpart. The Microsoft Excel 2019 Series will first introduce the basics of Excel 2019 and its online counterpart in Office 365. Students will then learn the software’s intermediate and advanced featuresincluding shortcuts, formatting, analysis, visual aids, and functions.

Bundle includes:

  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 

COURSE CODE: B9404 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $324


New Microsoft Office 2019/365 Marketing Materials

Proficiency in Microsoft Office is one of today’s most-sought after workplace skills. Our new Microsoft Office 2019/365 courses are ideal for job seekers, so we created marketing materials to help you reach students that may need these important skills.

For catalog ads, email templates, web banners, and additional marketing content, click here.


 What do you need to do:

If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. Otherwise, you will need to add them manually in the online administration center. If you’re not sure if you have the auto-add feature set up, contact your Account Manager.

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Course Discontinuations and Revisions

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for information on upcoming course revisions and discontinuations:

Advanced Career Training Courses

Web technologies are forever evolving and browser support has become more standardized. In an effort for continuous improvement, we revised our web developer courses to address the latest technology and removed outdated aspects that are no longer applicable to browser support.

As a result, the course hours for the following courses will change accordingly on April 01, 2019:

  • Web Applications Developer (GES316) – 380 hours increased to 404 hours
  • Web Design Professional (GES517) – 330 hours increased to 384 hours
  • Mobile and Desktop Web Developer/Responsive Web Design (GES319) – 480 hours decreased to 460 hours

In addition, the following courses will be discontinued and removed from the catalog on April 01, 2019:

  • Mobile Web Developer (GES317)

This course will be retired due to low enrollments and outdated course content. We recommend directing your students to the revised Mobile and Desktop Web Developer/Responsive Web Design (GES319) course to learn the latest in web development technologies.

  • Customs Broker (GES753)

This course will be retired due to low enrollments. There is no replacement at this time.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as these updates will be reflected in the catalog automatically.

For more information, please contact your account manager.

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

Students currently enrolled in these courses will able to finish their course with no change to the curriculum.

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Product Launch: QuickBooks 2019

QuickBooks 2019

We pride ourselves on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce that our new QuickBooks courses are now available and open for enrollment.

Read below for more information on the QuickBooks 2019 series:

INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS 2019

From business owners to independent bookkeepers, millions use QuickBooks for payroll, inventory, reports, and other accounting needs. Now your students can learn to manage their finances with QuickBooks 2019 in this introductory online course. Students will get a thorough introduction to the powerful accounting software and learn how to use it for basic accounting and bookkeeping practices.

COURSE CODE: q19 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129

INTERMEDIATE QUICKBOOKS 2019

Millions of small business owners use QuickBooks for their accounting needs, but only a fraction know how to use all of its features. This online course builds on previous skills to help students gain an intermediate-level proficiency of QuickBooks 2019. Students will also learn how to use QuickBooks in many common scenarios, such as creating customer statements and assessing finance charges.

COURSE CODE: qi9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129

QUICKBOOKS 2019 SERIES

Across all industries, the ability to create documents in a word processor is essential in day-to-day functions. Knowing how to effectively use Microsoft Word adds a valuable skill set to your students professional profiles. This course bundles teaches the fundamentals of Microsfot Word 2019 and its more advanced features and functions. 

COURSE CODE: B9405 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $199

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO:

If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. Otherwise, you will need to add them manually in the online administration center. If you’re not sure if you have the auto-add feature set up, contact your Account Manager.

RECENT COURSE LAUNCHES

For information on our newest Microsoft Office courses, click here.
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Product Launch: Microsoft Office 2019 Courses and Marketing Materials

Microsoft 2019 Courses

We pride ourselves on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce that our newest Microsoft Office 2019 courses are now available, along with supporting materials to help you market these courses to your students.

Read below for more information on our Microsoft Office 2019 courses and new marketing materials.

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365

Most organizations rely heavily on Microsoft Excel to consolidate, analyze, and report financial information and other important data. This course will help your students master many time-saving features in Microsoft Excel 2019 that most users don’t know exist.

COURSE CODE: ax9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365

Microsoft’s Office suite is the most popular solution for business productivity and its Word software handles all word processing needs. Though widely-used, most people use only a fraction of the software’s features. This online course will teach students how to use Microsoft 2019 at an intermediate level.

COURSE CODE: nw9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129

Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365 Series

Across all industries, the ability to create documents in a word processor is essential in day-to-day functions. Knowing how to effectively use Microsoft Word adds a valuable skill set to your students professional profiles. This course bundles teaches the fundamentals of Microsfot Word 2019 and its more advanced features and functions. 

COURSE CODE: B9379 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $225

Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 Series – Launching February 26, 2019

Understanding the advanced features within Excel is a highly-saught after skill set. Students will be introduced to Microsoft Office Excel 2019 and learn its intermediate and advanced features. Whether your students are new to Excel or need a refresher, the Microsoft Excel 2019 Series bundle will help them master this longstanding spreadsheet software.

COURSE CODE: B9404 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $324

Additionally, we have released these other Microsoft Office 2019 courses over the past two months:

  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365
  • Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365
  • Intermediate Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365
  • Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019/Office365
  • Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019/Office 365
  • Intermediate Microsoft Access 2019/Office 365
  • Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019/Office 365
  • Microsoft Office 2019 Value Suite
  • Microsoft Access 2019 Series

You can read more about these product launches here.

New Microsoft Office 2019/365 Marketing Materials

Proficiency in Microsoft Office is one of today’s most-sought after workplace skills. Our new Microsoft Office 2019/365 courses are ideal for job seekers, so we created marketing materials to help you reach students that may need these important skills.

For catalog ads, email templates, web banners, and additional marketing content, click here.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO:

If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. Otherwise, you will need to add them manually in the online administration center. If you’re not sure whether you have the auto-add feature set up, contact your Account Manager.

Recent Course Launches

For information on our newest QuickBooks courses, click here.
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Product Launch: Crystal Reports

ed2go prides itself on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce a new course that teaches highly specialized data analysis and reporting skills.

The following course is now available and open for enrollment:

Advanced Career Training 

Crystal Reports

With data analysis becoming increasingly important in business, knowing how to use Crystal Reports is critical. This course will teach students how to use Crystal Reports, SAP’s widely-used business intelligence application, to create custom business reports from different data sources. Students will be able to not only create reports, but to manipulate their look and export them in a variety of sharable formats.

COURSE CODE: GES3013 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $995


What do you need to do:

If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. Otherwise, you will need to add them manually in the online administration center. If you’re not sure if you have the auto-add feature set up, contact your Account Manager.


Recent Course Discontinuation

For information on our recently retired course, click here.

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