Advanced Career Training Updates

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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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Course Discontinuations

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information on upcoming course cancellations.

Advanced Career Training

In an effort for continuous improvement, the following courses will be discontinued and replaced with more robust course offerings:

  • HVACR Certified Technician (GES705)
    • This course will be removed from the catalog on April 22, 2019.
  • HVACR Technician – NATE Service CORE Certified Technician (GES772)
    • This course will be removed from the catalog on May 8, 2019.
While these soon-to-be discontinued courses primarily align with the NATE and HVAC Excellence Air Conditioning track, our upcoming HVACR courses will prepare students for multiple specialty tracks. The new courses will also include more than 200 real world simulations, so students can practice their skills in common service call situations.

 

More information on our new HVACR courses will be released in February 2019.

 


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as these changes will be reflected in your catalog automatically. If you plan to replace these discontinued courses on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. 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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Course Discontinuations

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information on recent course cancellations.

Advanced Career Training

In an effort for continuous improvement, the following courses will be discontinued and removed from the catalog effective immediately:

  • Sage 50 Certificate (GES366)
    • This course will be removed due to changes to the SAGE 50 Certification exam.
  • PMI-PgMP® Certification Training (GES388)
    • This course will be removed due to outdated course content.

What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as this change will be reflected in your catalog automatically. If you plan to replace the discontinued course on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. 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: Financial Counseling and Microsoft 2019 Titles

ed2go prides itself on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce new Advanced Career Training titles that prepare for a career in finance and credit counseling. In addition, we recently launched a Fundamentals series for Microsoft 2019/Office 365 software. Read below for more information.

The following courses are now available in the catalog:

Advanced Career Training

Certified Financial Health Counselor (GES2029)

Staying financially healthy is important, so many individual turn to professionals to help with this. This course prepares for a career in financial counseling as an independent counselor or a consultant to other businesses supporting individuals. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn a Certified Financial Health Counselor designation from the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors.

COURSE CODE: GES2029 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $1,995


Certified Credit Counselor and Certified Financial Health Counselor (Exam Included) (GES2030)

There is an ongoing need for financial consulting in the United States. In fact, the Department of Labor projects that the credit counseling field will grow 15% throughout 2024.

This comprehensive course bundle teaches a broad skill set needed to assist clients with spending and money behaviors. Upon completion, students earn the designations of Certified Credit Counselor and Certified Financial Health Counselor. These certifications, given by the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors, demonstrate knowledge to effectively guide clients to financial independence.

COURSE CODE: GES2030 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $3,195


 

Fundamentals 

Introduction to Microsoft Access 2019/Office 365

Virtually every industry can benefit from the use of Microsoft Access to organize, store, and document their essential information. Data ranging from inventory and customer information to orders details and vendors can be effectively organized with this longstanding software. Learning how to use Access 2019 adds a valuable skill set to any professional profile. This hands-on course will teach beginners how to use Microsoft Access 2019 in Office 365 to build a database and customize the way data is stored.

COURSE CODE: ac9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Intermediate Microsoft Access 2019/Office 365

Microsoft Access is one of the most widely used information management systems. This course focuses on advanced techniques for the powerful database program, including importing Excel spreadsheets as tables, creating query calculations to crunch numbers, and using Visual Basic to automate common tasks. From building reports to conditional formatting, your students will learn how to best organize data with Access 2019.

COURSE CODE: na9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365

Excel, Microsoft’s longstanding spreadsheet software, is the most widely-used program to manage data with spreadsheets. In fact, many workplaces require that new employees have a basic level of understanding of Microsoft Excel. This course will teach beginners how to use the program’s functions and uses, including techniques for sorting and analyzing data, creating workbooks, and automating frequently-repeated tasks. By course completion, your students will know how to use this vital Office 365 tool.

COURSE CODE: ix9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365

Many businesses rely on spreadsheets to manage data and Microsoft Excel is considered the industry standard for spreadsheets. This course is for those who use Excel regularly and want to take their skills to the next level. Students of the intermediate course will learn VLOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH, and other advanced functions that set them apart from the casual Excel user.

COURSE CODE: nx9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019/Office 365

As technology transforms business practices, Microsoft PowerPoint remains one of the most commonly used tools for presentations. This course is perfect for beginners wanting to learn how to effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 to create professional presentations.

COURSE CODE: ip9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019/Office 365 

Across all industries, Microsoft Project remains the most widely-used project management software. For those managing projects, learning how to use this resource is key to successfully and effectively seeing projects through to completion. This course will teach your students how to effectively plan, implement, and control projects using Microsoft Project 2019.

COURSE CODE: mm9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365

Across all industries, the ability to create documents in a word processor is essential in day-to-day functions. Knowing how to use Microsoft Word, the most widely-used word processing program, is critical. This course will introduce beginners to the 2019 version of Microsoft Word. Students will learn how to write and edit text in Word and how to create, format, and organize documents.

COURSE CODE: iw9 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $129


New Microsoft 2019/Office 365 Marketing Materials

Proficiency with Microsoft products is one of the most-sought after skills for job seekers. Knowing how to use Microsoft Office 365 is especially critical as the company transitions it longstanding software suit to an online subscription model. Next month, we will be releasing new collateral to market the Microsoft 2019/Office 365 courses, including catalog ads, email templates, and web banners.


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 Discontinuation and Replacement

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below for more information on a recent course discontinuation.

Advanced Career Training

The following course will be removed from the catalog on February 5, 2019 due to outdated content:

  • Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative (GES106)

In lieu of this discontinued course, we recommend directing your students to Certified Pharmaceutical Sales Representative (Exam Included) (GES192). Students will train for a career in pharmaceutical sales by learning the rules, regulations, and best practices of promoting prescription drugs. They will also learn key medical terms, making them an asset to any pharmaceutical sales team. Students will receive a Pharmaceutical Representative Certification (PRC) upon completion.

COURSE CODE: GES192 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $2,195


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as this change will be reflected in your catalog automatically. If you are not already offering the suggested alternative title, it is currently available in the course catalog.

If you plan to replace the discontinued course on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. 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: Hospitality, Home Management, and Housekeeping Titles

ed2go prides itself on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce a new addition to the catalog that will prepare your students for the growing hospitality, home management, and housekeeping fields.

Advanced Career Training

The following courses are available in the catalog as of November 21, 2018:


Basic Housekeeping

Professional housekeeping requires a broad skill set that ranges from cleaning and laundry to kitchen service and organizational systems. While the housekeeping field is never short in demand, training with a seasoned professional will make your students a more valuable asset to potential employers, including hospitality groups or private residences. The Basic Housekeeping course teaches effective housekeeping techniques to help offer the highest standard of service.

COURSE CODE: GES613 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $595


Ama de Casa Bilingue

This course is the Spanish version of our ‘Basic Housekeeping (GES613)’ course

COURSE CODE: GES615 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $595


Executive Housekeeper

Executive housekeepers work at the highest level of the housekeeping function, overseeing all aspects of cleaning, interior maintenance, and laundry services in a home or commercial establishment. This role bridges the gap between housekeeping duties and managerial oversight, as executive housekeepers often serve as a supervisor to other staff and mentor to new team members. The Executive Housekeeper course prepares for a career as a head/executive housekeeper at a hospitality group or private residence.

COURSE CODE: GES614 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $895


Hotel Management with Executive Housekeeper

The hospitality industry provides a variety of jobs and opportunities to advance worldwide. Learning the skills needed to manage any venue, hotel, motel, resort, or accommodation house and supervise housekeeping staff will position you for success within this growing field. This course bundle teaches the complementary disciplines of hotel management and executive housekeeping. Students will learn the theoretical principles of commerce, management, tourism logistics, and the supply chain. This bundle also trains students to oversee the housekeeping function, including supervision and training, organizational methods, and laundry.

COURSE CODE: GES616 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $1,595


Household Manager

For many families, household managers play a vital role running the home and supervising other household staff. Household managers offer their clients a varied skillset and ensure all aspects of the home – from housekeeping to security and even budgets – run smoothly. Those working in private service who want to position themselves for advancement would benefit from household manager training. This course provides specialized training in estate and household management. Students will learn how to manage the estates and private service employees of high net-worth individuals.

COURSE CODE: GES612 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $1,595


Household Manager with Executive Housekeeper

Many busy families with large estates seek out highly-skilled employees to manage their household. These duties fall on the household manager, who oversees the home and household systems like budgeting, security, and staff supervision. Training as a specialized household manager is ideal for advancing your career in the private service industry. This course bundle will train students to work as a household manager with a specialty in housekeeping. Upon completing these complimentary courses, students will be able to run a household, supervise other household staff, and properly train and organize a team of housekeepers.

COURSE CODE: GES617 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $2,195


What do you need to do:

If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. You can start promoting these courses immediately. 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.


Upcoming Course Discontinuations

For information on recent course cancellations and revisions, click here.

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Course Cancellations and Revisions

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

Advanced Career Training Courses

The following course has been cancelled and removed from the catalog:

  • Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (Voucher Included) (GES2011)

Per Microsoft, “exam 533 will be replaced with two new exams that cover the Azure Administrator job role more extensively than this exam does. To support these changes, we are retiring exam 533 on December 31, 2018.” To align with this update, we will replace GES2011 in 2019 with two separate courses that support the two new exams.

The following course has been updated, with changes effective immediately:

  • SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner (Voucher Included) (GES333)

In an effort for continuous improvement, we have updated the structure of GES333 to reflect recent updates to SSCP exam. While the outline of the course (modules and lessons) will shift to accommodate the new exam, content itself will not change. Students currently enrolled in the course will still be able to sit for the SSCP exam.


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 Launches

For information on November course launches, click here.

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Course Discontinuations and Revisions

Our catalog is constantly changing, but that’s a good thing! Please read below about the following soon to-be-discontinued and revised courses to best serve your students:

Fundamentals Courses

The following courses have been discontinued and will be removed from the catalog on November 14, 2018:

  • Introduction to Dreamweaver CS6 (id6) 
  • Intermediate Dreamweaver CS6 (nd6) 
  • Introduction to Windows 8 (w8i)

These courses were cancelled due to low enrollments and outdated content. While there are no exact alternatives for our Dreamweaver CS6 titles, we encourage you to direct students to Introductions to Windows 10 (w0i) in lieu of our Windows 8 title (w8i).

The following course is subject to slight revision on November 16, 2018:

  • Introduction to Lightroom CC (lrc)

The title of this course – Introduction Lightroom CC – will be changed to Introduction to Lightroom Classic CC. Adobe recently updated the name of the Lightroom software, so we are changing the course title to accurately reflect this. The course content will not be affected, nor will student enrollments.


What Partners Need to Do:

You do not need to take any action as the discontinued courses will be removed from your catalog automatically on the above-mentioned date. If you are not already offering the suggested alternative courses, they are currently available in the course catalog.

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

What Enrolled Students Need to Do:

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


Recent Course Launches

For information on November course launches, click here.

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Product Launch: High School Diploma with Home Care Professional

ed2go prides itself on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce a new addition to the catalog that will prepare your students for a career in home care as they earn their accredited high school diploma.

Advanced Career Training

The following course is available in the catalog as of November 14, 2018:


High School Diploma with Home Care Professional

This career-focused online high school course will train your students for a career in the home care field. They will learn the roles and responsibilities of home care professionals, including person-to-person communications, working with customers, and considerations for clients with specific needs.

Upon completing this intensive course, they will have earned their AdvancED/SACS/NCA/NWAC-accredited high school diploma and a certificate of completion that signifies their qualifications.

COURSE CODE: GES2018 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $1,295


What do you need to do:

If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. You can start promoting these courses immediately. 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.


Upcoming Course Discontinuations

For information on November course cancellations and revisions, click here.

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Catalog Updates

ed2go prides itself on offering innovative, relevant courses. We’re pleased to announce two new additions to the catalog. Read below for more information.

The following courses are available in the catalog as of December 11, 2018:

Advanced Career Training

Lean Training (Exam Cost Included)

For many businesses, the shift to Lean Culture comes from simultaneously defining customer value, aligning around a common purpose, striving for perfection, and respecting and developing employees. The Lean Training course is a simplified, interactive way to quickly and effectively study process improvement and learn organizational shifts from veteran Lean practitioners. Upon completion of this course, your students will be adequately prepared to test for Lean Certification.

COURSE CODE: GES2028 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $695


Fundamentals

Prepare for GED Test Series

Lacking a high school diploma no longer has to hold your students back in their career aspirations. More than 300,000 Americans take the GED® test annually and those who pass gain the skills and knowledge equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma. The Prepare for GED Test Series will help students analyze their strengths and weaknesses, so they can focus the areas they need the most. They will study the four GED® test modules, with an additional focus on the skills needed to pass the Mathematical Reasoning module.

COURSE CODE: GESB9332 | 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. You can start promoting these courses immediately. 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.


Upcoming Course Discontinuations

For information on upcoming course cancellations, click here.

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