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Use your time to learn online!  Lamar State College Orange, in partnership with, Ed2Go are offering 10 FREE online courses to help you improve your workforce skills. Managing Customer Service, Fundamentals of Supervision and Management, Personal Finance, Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search, Creating Web Pages, Creating WordPress Websites, Individual Excellence, Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring, Keys to Effective Communication, and Marketing Your Business on the Internet. Complete this registration form to get started now.

Managing Customer Service (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Learn how to best anticipate and meet customer needs. This course will help you discover some dynamite methods to bring out your best and do the same for the other people you work with as you serve as an ambassador for your company. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

Fundamentals of Supervision and Management (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Become a more effective manager by learning the language of business management. This course provides skills in managing time, delegating responsibility, motivating your employees, solving problems and resolving conflicts so you can accomplish your job more effectively. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

Personal Finance (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Set clear financial goals, make the right investments, increase financial security, and be prepared to retire someday. This course will help you gain control over the financial impact of your choices with tools that are useful, realistic, and easy to work into your regular routine. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

With Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search, you can gain confidence in your ability to acquire interviews and job offers - even in a tough, competitive economy. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

Creating Web Pages (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Learn the basics HTML so you can design, create, and post your very own website. This course will help you plan content, structure and layout of your website, create neatly formatted text, build links, and add color, graphics and tables, as well as understand no-cost web marketing strategies and SEO. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

Creating WordPress Websites (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites without any coding! This course provides hands-on experience creating web pages and posts, adding images and videos, changing a site’s look and feel, and working with user-friendly features. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

Individual Excellence (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Master 12 career enhancing skills including goal setting, time management, personal organization, creativity, financial matters, and conflict resolution. This course will help you achieve individual excellence by developing a fulfilling career plan and gaining the skills to improve all your interpersonal relationships. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Discover how to use the same marketing tricks the big companies employ and create a personalized plan without clearing out your bank account. This course will help you master cost effective marketing strategies the provide results with hands-on activities and real-world examples. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

Keys to Effective Communication (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Become more confident, make great first impressions, get along with others, and create better personal and professional relationships. This course provides a step by step process to become a great conversationalist as you use communication to build rapport and create trust, warmth, and respect. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs

Marketing Your Business on the Internet (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

In this hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods for establishing an Internet presence and building a brand identity. You'll learn to incorporate SEO, advertising, email, social media, and more to develop an effective Internet marketing plan for your business even with little money to spend. 3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs