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IT for Business Success

Category:Technology

Course Level Startup

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Course Summary

Determine the types of technology solutions that best address your business goals. Learn how different technology issues and capabilities directly and indirectly effect your business.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpDetermine the types of technology solutions that best address your business goals
hpDecide the best way to implement a technology solution given the circumstances of your particular business

Social Media Marketing

Category:Marketing

Course Level Startup

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Course Summary

Using social media marketing to build your business

Explore a range of different social media marketing campaigns. Learn how to create a social media advertisement that will reach your target customers.

In this course, you will learn:
hpA variety of social media marketing campaigns
hpHow to create a Facebook ad targeted to your customers

Effective Leadership

Category:Human Resources

Course Level Startup

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Course Summary

Discover different leadership approaches and understand when and how to use them to be a more effective leader. Learn how to become a stronger and more effective leader in all aspects of business.

In this course, you will learn how to:

hpAssess which leadership approaches are appropriate for different situations

hpUse desktop or mobile software to collaborate and communicate more productively as a leader

Digital Lifestyles

Category:Technology

Course Level Startup

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Course Description

From cell phones to MP3 players to digital cameras, computers are changing our everyday lives. This course introduces you to digital technologies, including digital audio, digital video, and digital photography. It explores how these and other computing technologies are creating new career opportunities and shaping the world we live in.

Course Benefits

Digital technology is used in all areas of life today. It has changed the way people work and entertain themselves. This module explains the scope of digital technology at home, at work, and at play. It also identifies the different career opportunities made available because of the extensive use of computers in various fields.

Hiring Staff

Category:Human Resources

Course Level Ready to Export

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Course Summary

How do I hire the right people for my business?

Learn how to select the right candidate for a job and create a job application using word processing software. Go through the process of hiring staff for your business.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpFollow a structured procedure to hire an employee
hpUse word processing software to create a job application

 

Effective Business Websites

Category:Technology

Course Level Startup

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Course Summary

How can your website meet your business goals by effectively reaching your target audience?

Learn how to build a user-friendly website that meets your business goals and effectively reaches your target audience. Learn how to use a web tool to create a website.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpCreate a user-friendly website that meets your business goals and effectively reaches your target audience
hpUse online web design software to create a website for your business

Problem Solving and Entrepreneurship through Innovation

Category:Operations

Course Level Startup

About this Course:

This Problem Solving and Entrepreneurship through Innovation (EI) training is designed for individuals that have existing enterprises, particularly those that have been recently established or those that have identified problems.

After EI training, participants will better understand how to innovate through an innovative process, and how to use the tools presented to spend time on innovating within their businesses. Participants will have a new skill set and confidence to think creatively, come up with innovative ideas and test these with people in and outside their business.

The EI is part of  Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED), a low cost, innovative training program designed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to support skills development and empowerment in local communities for improvements in livelihoods, productivity and working conditions.

Available Lessons:

  1. Overview of the programme
  2. Introductions
  3. What is Innovation
  4. Creative Thinking
  5. Problem Definition
  6. Create Ideas
  7. Filter
  8. Pilot
  9. Action Plan

Eligible for Certification: Yes

 

Digitalization and Its Impact for SMEs

Category:Management

Course Level Startup

Digitalization and Its Impact for SMEs is the first course from Five Leadership Course offered by Cisco through webinar.

In this session, we look into the drives behind digitalization, its impact on SME organisations, business models, key digital business capabilities and opportunities it promises.

What will you learn:

  • What is Digitalization and why now
  • Digitalization Framework and context
  • Business Model and digital business capabilities
  • How to drive business with social platforms
  • Best practices and examples of digital SMBs

About the speaker:

RobertRobert Schaffner

Robert Schaffner is a native Austrian and has lived and worked in Austria, Germany, Australia, and currently makes his home in Singapore. He started his career as a technologist 25 years ago at Siemens. In 2006, he co-founded Avodaq, a German IT system integrator. He co-founded the collaboration software company, Andtek, in 2011, which he later sold. Robert’s passion is teaching leaders, sales teams, and organizations how to have impact on individuals, organizations, and society.

He has just written a book with Pat Bodin and the title of the book is Get In the Boat – A Journey to Relevance.

Unique Value Proposition

Category:Marketing

Course Level Startup

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How can you figure out what makes your business unique?

Explore how you can differentiate your business from your competitors’ businesses. Learn how to search the Internet more effectively.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpAssess your business’s strengths and weaknesses
hpExamine the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors’ businesses
hpConduct an effective Internet search for information about your competitors’ businesses

Legal Aspects of Cross-Border E-Commerce

Category:Technology

Course Level Growing

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About this Course:

Learners will be introduced to the legal aspects of cross-border e-commerce. Clients prize Baker & McKenzie for its breadth of access to markets, as it can individually guide cross-border transactions without using external local counsel.

Learners will be acquainted to legal entity critical to doing business in the global electronic marketplace. It includes regulations specific to certain products and services, advertising, intellectual property issues, enforceability of online transactions, taxation and data privacy protection.

Instructor: Elizabeth Opena, Partner, Quisumbing Torres

Course Type: Self-Paced

Lesson Length: 20 minutes

 

 

Minimizing the Risk of Fraud

Category:Technology

Course Level Growing

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About this Course:

Learners will be introduced to the ways to minimize the risk of fraud. Clients prize Baker & McKenzie for its breadth of access to markets, as it can individually guide cross-border transactions without using external local counsel.

Learners will be acquainted to common email scam including information on phishing, and malware/ransomware. The course will also provide information how to prevent and minimize fraud.

Instructors:
Susan Kendall, Partner, Hong Kong

Course Type: Self-Paced

Lesson Length: 20 minutes

Inventory Management

Category:Operations

Course Level Ready to Export

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Course Summary

How much do you need to sell to make a profit?

Learn ways to manage your inventory to maintain successful business operations and maximize your profit. Discover different technologies for managing inventory. Learn why inventory management is essential to your business as a whole.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpChoose the best method of inventory management for your business
hpUse different technologies to manage your inventory

 

Tool for Business Plan Development

Category:Operations

Course Level Startup

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About this Course:

The C-BED Tool for Business Plans is a companion to the C-BED training tools for Aspiring Entrepreneurs (AE) and Small Business Owners (SBO). It is designed for groups who have already completed these training tools and will be able to draw on this work to complete a business plan.

The Tool for Business Plans is part of  Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED), a low cost, innovative training program designed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to support skills development and empowerment in local communities for improvements in livelihoods, productivity and working conditions.

The training tools incorporate hands-on, activity based lessons, maximizing the use of diagrams and pictures so that both literate and illiterate participants are able to learn together. This alternative teaching method has been found to promote increased leadership and participation during the course and translates to greater individual feelings of empowerment and ties to the community once the course is complete.

Available Lessons:

The tool is divided into two sections. In Section #1 an introduction to each element of the business plan is provided along with instructions and examples on how to capture the relevant information for your business. Links to the activities completed in C-BED for AE and SBO are provided, as well as referral to other C-BED training tools for those entrepreneurs needing to develop their skills further. In Section #2, an overview of the business planning process is presented and a blank template for business plans is provided.

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Category:Management

Course Level Ready to Export

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Course Summary

Discover how to build a financially sound business idea that will solve a problem in your community.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpAssess whether a social enterprise idea can create social impact and is financially sound
hpUse desktop or mobile software to record information as you build your social enterprise idea

 

Basics of Finance

Category:Finance/ Accounting

Course Level Growing

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Course Summary

How much do you need to sell to make a profit?

Learn basic concepts of business finance that help you calculate expenses and find out when you will make a profit. Explore using a spreadsheet to easily make necessary calculations.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Determine types of expenses
  • Calculate your break-even point
  • Use a spreadsheet to make your calculations easier

Small Business Owners Training

Category:Operations

Course Level Growing

About this Course:

The Small Business Owners (SB) training builds on the key principles of business to develop the competencies needed for managing operations and making improvements. The emphasis is not on producing fully worked revisions of written business plans but on supporting business owners to develop the skills for assessing different business strategies and identifying practical improvements. The SB training is designed for individuals that have existing enterprises, particularly those that have been recently established or those that have faced difficulties.

After completing the training, participants will better understand how a business operates, how to assess different business strategies, and how to collaborate with others to promote their businesses success. Participants will have a new skill set and confidence to take action, make decisions and plan for the future of their businesses or prospective businesses.

The SB is part of Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED), a low cost, innovative training program designed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to support skills development and empowerment in local communities for improvements in livelihoods, productivity and working conditions.

Available Lessons:

  1. Overview of the programme
  2. Introductions
  3. Better Marketing
  4. Improving Productivity
  5. Improving Quality
  6. Bookkeeping
  7. Understanding Costs
  8. Action Planning

Eligible for Certification: Yes

Sales Forecasting

Category:Marketing

Course Level Startup

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How can you gather the right information to forecast sales for your business?

Learn why sales forecasting is important for your business and how to gather information to make a sales forecast. Learn how to customize a spreadsheet to track your sales forecast. Learn how to gather the important information needed to create your sales forecast.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpGather information to make a sales forecast for your business
hpUse spreadsheet software to track your sales forecast

Effective Presentations

Category:Operations

Course Level Startup

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Course Summary

How can you create effective and targeted slide presentations?

Learn how to create slide presentations that are well-designed and targeted to particular audiences. Make sure that you express what you want to say clearly, through the use of effective text, images, and examples.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpDetermine what information is relevant to a particular audience
hpCreate effective and well-designed slide presentations

Your Target Audience

Category:Marketing

Course Level Startup

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Course Summary

Who is your target audience?

Explore how you can gather information about your customers and potential customers. Learn how to focus your actions on maximizing your impact on that target audience.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpCraft questions to learn more about your customers
hpCreate an online survey to gather information about your customers

Energy Efficiency: Do More for Less

Category:Operations

Course Level Startup

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Course Summary

Find out how to assess and reduce energy use in your business to save money and protect the environment. Learn how to use spreadsheets to assess energy use and adjust your practices.

In this course, you will learn how to:
hpUnderstand how to assess your energy use and how conserving energy saves your business money, preserves natural resources, and cuts back on pollution
hpUse a spreadsheet to assess your business’s energy use

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