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Skill Me Up expert on-demand training for Business Professionals. Modernize your technical skills with training on Microsoft Office 365, PowerBI, Cloud Sales and Operations

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4 Lectures | 0 Labs | 2h 43m | Beginner

In this learning path, you will learn how Azure impacts your business whether it is creating new solutions using technologies only available in the cloud, or how to guide your organization through a migration to Azure with effective change management.

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5 (5)
6 Lectures | 0 Labs | 11h 12m | Beginner

Courses to help you improve your skills using Microsoft Office 365. Topics will include SharePoint, Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint and more!

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4 Lectures | 2 Labs | 8h 33m | Intermediate

In this learning path, you will find courses and hands-on labs that will help you prepare you to pass exam AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.

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1 Lectures | 1 Labs | 5h 3m | Intermediate

In this learning path, you will learn how to use services such as Power BI to surface and analyze data to generate intelligence to make more well informed business decisions.

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5 (4)
4 Lectures | 0 Labs | 3h 45m | Beginner

This track utilizes a series of presentations, demonstrations, and interactive labs to prepare you for the Microsoft MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Exam.

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1 Lectures | 0 Labs | Beginner

This track has a collection of courses and labs designed to provide you with an understanding of the fundamentals needed to work in the Google Cloud Platform.

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1 Lectures | 0 Labs | 3h 45m | Beginner

In this learning path you will find courses (and coming soon) hands-on labs to help you understand more about Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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5 (4)
19m | Beginner | Jun 18 2018 |

Welcome to the Agile for Decision Makers course! In this course, we will cover the following:A Time Before AgileThe Benefits of AgileAgile Transformation

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5 (2)
19m | Beginner | Jun 18 2018 |

Welcome to the AI and Cognitive Services for Decision Makers course! In this course, we’ll start by discussing how AI can empower innovation. Then we’ll look at the steps of the Journey to AI for what is needed to implement Artificial Intelligence. Finally, we’ll take a look at the AI and Cognitive Services within Microsoft Azure and what they have to offer for implementing AI for your business.

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4 (6)
3h 45m | Beginner | Oct 22 2018 |

AWS Technical Essentials introduces you to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides you with fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and get started working on AWS. This course starts with an introduction to the course and Cloud Computing, and it will then delve into the details of AWS Services, Identity and Access Management, S3, EC2, VPC and Database.

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5 (5)
1h 4m | Beginner | Aug 1 2018 |

This class is intended for senior decision makers and executives whose organizations are using the Cloud to drive digital transformation.This class starts by presenting the critical role of the Cloud in enabling digital transformation through enhanced agility, improved quality of service, access to a global customer pool, and by enabling new scenarios such as big data analytics, machine learning, and cognitive services.We then discuss how to build a Cloud strategy for your organization followed by a more detailed discussion of how to migrate existing workloads to the Cloud from a process and management perspective. This is then followed by discussion on the advantages of Cloud-native application architectures in contrast to a purely Cloud-infrastructure approach.We then consider some of the organizational challenges of Cloud adoption including common staff concerns, how to address them, and how to design a digital skills strategy so your staff possesses the skills they need to support your digital transformation journey.We finish by discussing how to create a Cloud ‘Center of Excellence’ (CoE) within your organization as well as how to promote collaboration by building an in-house technical community. This includes the role of the CoE and how to ensure the CoE is set up for success.

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1h 1m | Beginner | Jun 17 2018 |

Welcome to the Azure IoT for Decision Makers course! In this course, we'll start with why companies are revolutionizing the way they do business by creating innovative new solutions using the power of IoT. We'll discuss several examples and common use cases. From there, we'll discuss the IoT journey your organization will take by identifying processes and data that can be used to transform parts of your business. We'll move on to discuss how these capabilities can be enabled through the power of Microsoft Azure and its suite of services that simplify the development of IoT based solutions. Finally, we'll wrap up with a discussion of industry specific IoT scenarios and close on IoT security and its impact in your solution.

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5 (1)
1h 30m | Beginner | Jun 19 2019 |

This course helps you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam for Excel and PowerPoint 2016.

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Introduction to Google Cloud Platform
Beginner | Coming Soon!

This course covers understanding clouds, different services, google cloud and its advantages. We start off by learning basics of cloud computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). We will then move on to the Google cloud and the benefits of using it.We will also take a deep look at each service of the Google Compute Platform (GCP), including networking, security, compute, storage, and more. Through this course, you will gain an understanding of availability zones, containers, and cloud data flow for data processing.

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1h 12m | Beginner | Nov 6 2019 |

This course will provide an overview of how to use features within Teams such as chat, online meetings, calls and more. Learn the core features of Teams and how it relates to other Office 365 apps to make your team more productive.

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5 (2)
3h 12m | Beginner | Mar 19 2019 |

This course covers the basics of getting started with Outlook 2016. It will focus on core communication using Outlook, Collaboration, and Email. It will cover topics within these categories such as composing emails, working with calendars and time zones, and scheduling and holding meetings.

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1h 27m | Beginner | Aug 22 2019 |

This course helps you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam PowerPoint2016.

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5 (1)
1h 14m | Beginner | Apr 8 2019 |

This course helps you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam for Word 2016, which focuses on creating and managing documents, formatting text in paragraphs and sections, creating tables and lists, creating and managing references and inserting graphic elements.

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5 (1)
49m | Beginner | Sep 11 2019 |

This course will look at the fundamentals of Microsoft 365 including Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security. It will also show a comparison between on-premise solutions and cloud based solutions.

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4 (4)
1h 33m | Beginner | May 9 2018 |

This course builds on your Power BI skills and walks you through the interfaces of both the Online and Desktop offerings before embarking on a journey that will show you how to ingest data, transform data, create reports and dashboards before publishing and using your data sets, reports and dashboards in the Power BI online tenant.The course will help prepare students to take the Microsoft 70-778, Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI certification exam.

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5 (1)
1h 33m | Beginner | Oct 11 2019 |

This course will discusses the implementation of cloud security in Microsoft 365, in addition to compliance and privacy concerns. You will learn about various identity and security methods as well as discussing the use of Azure Active Directory and AD DS. It will also discuss mobile device and application management and the use of Windows Intune.

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5 (1)
2h 34m | Beginner | Dec 5 2018 |

This course is meant for end users who are using SharePoint Online for the first time or have worked with previous versions of SharePoint and want to understand how to use the SharePoint “modern” user interface. The course will provide an overview of working with lists and documents in SharePoint and OneDrive from a user perspective. There will also be a brief overview of how to modify lists and pages for those who want to customize a SharePoint site.

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5 (1)
38m | Beginner | Oct 11 2019 |

This course will discuss the various licensing and subscription options available in Microsoft 365. It will also discuss the pricing and models for other cloud services and a comparison between cloud services versus on-premise. Finally, it will look at the process for creating a support request.

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5 (3)
1h 1m | Beginner | Feb 12 2019 |

In this module, you will focus on pricing and support models available with Microsoft to include but not limited to Azure subscriptions, planning and managing costs, support options available with Azure, and the service lifecycle in Azure.

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58m | Beginner | Feb 12 2019 |

In this module you will learn basic cloud concepts to include but not limited to the following: Why Cloud Services?, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Public, Private, and Hybrid cloud models.

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5 (3)
1h 32m | Beginner | Feb 12 2019 |

In this module, you will learn the basics of core services available within Microsoft Azure to include but not limited to Core Azure architectural components, Core Azure Services and Products, Azure Solutions, and Azure management tools.

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5 (3)
2h 6m | Beginner | Feb 12 2019 |

In this module, you will learn about security, privacy, compliance, and trust with Microsoft Azure. You will become familiar with the following topics: securing network connectivity in Azure, core Azure identity services, security tools and features, Azure governance methodologies, monitoring and reporting in Azure, and privacy, compliance and data protection standards in Azure.

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5 (1)
45m | Beginner | Sep 11 2019 |

This course provides an overview of cloud concepts and platforms. It also discusses benefits and processes for migrating to the cloud. It will also look at different Microsoft Cloud Services and Microsoft 365 service offerings.

real-time lab
5 (1)
3h 30m | Intermediate | Feb 4 2018 |

In this lab, you will learn to build powerful dashboards and reports in Power BI. You will learn to take advantage of advanced data analytics features of Power BI such as DAX queries, KPIs and R scripts.

real-time lab
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1h 40m | Beginner | Oct 22 2019 |

In this lab, you will create a virtual network that will allow the virtual machines you create to securely connect with each other. You will then create two virtual machines and specify the virtual network configuration and the availability set configuration along with storage for the virtual machine.

real-time lab
5 (25)
1h 15m | Intermediate | Jan 21 2019 |

In this lab, you will create an Azure Web App and a SQL Database and configure the popular content management system (CMS) Orchard CMS. You will then configure the web app to automatically scale based on actual CPU usage.