• Conducting Accurate Internet Research

    $99.00
    This course is going to provide you with the skills you will need to get the most of an Internet search. You will learn where to look for information, how to find it, and the types of information that you can, and cannot, find online. It looks at the surface web and then takes you further in your searching skills to the deep web.
  • Writing for the Web

    $99.00
    This course will teach you how to design and structure web writing, create eye-catching headlines, develop user-friendly websites, add audio and video to your writing, and leverage search engine optimization to get noticed.
  • Writing Reports and Proposals

    $99.00
    To begin this course, you will learn about the four stages of report writing: investigating, planning, writing, and revising. You'll also learn about the ten steps of proposal writing, as well as using headings, adding visual aids, writing persuasively, and sourcing material.
  • Research Skills

    $99.00
    In this course, you will learn basic research skills, such as reading, memory recall, and note-taking. You will also learn how to create different kinds of outlines for different stages of your project, and how to move from the outline to writing, editing, and polishing. As well, you'll learn how to find information using the library's Dewey Decimal System, journals, and the Internet.
  • Advanced Writing Skills

    $99.00
    After you complete this course, you will be able to make your writing clear, complete, concise, and correct, improve sentence construction and paragraph development, deal with specific business requests, create effective business cases, proposals, and reports, and thoroughly document sources that you use in your writing.
  • Business Writing That Works

    $99.00
    This course will teach you how to write and proofread your work so it is clear, concise, complete, and correct, how to apply these skills in real world situations, how to use language that is courteous, how to use the proper format for memos, letters, and emails, and how to determine whether your writing can be easily understood by your intended audience.
  • Writing a Business Plan

    $99.00
    In this course, you will learn the essential steps for creating a business plan, including creating a first draft; identifying the audience; gathering information; researching; describing product plans; and marketing, sales, and accounting terms.
  • Creating Winning Proposals

    $99.00
    In this course, you will learn how to locate potential funders and how to match funders' interests with organizational needs. Along the way you will also learn the basic elements of proposal writing for not-for-profit organizations and learn to understand the process for successful proposal writing and how to build effective relationships with funders.