Category Archives: Announcements

New Courses from SoundviewPro

We’ve just released a new batch of courses on our website at SoundviewPro. Check them out below and see which ones fit your current career needs.

Creating a Fiercely Loyal Brand Community with Sarah Robinson

You can create a loyal following by following the set of strategies outlined in this course. Sarah Robinson gives you a ground-level view of how to help your company connect and communicate with the people who will convert others to become fans of your brand.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 12: Fundamentals with Stephen Monastra

Why pay someone to digitally edit your photos when you can do it yourself? This course will give you the techniques to do everything from scanning, color balancing, cropping and adding effects to your photos.

Microsoft Word 2010: Beyond the Basics with Gemma Cretella

Design newsletters, create flyers and edit documents all with one program! This course will help you move beyond the basics and learn the finer points of Microsoft Word 2010.

Creating an Insanely Positive Workplace Culture with Larry Johnson

Make your workplace an insanely great place to work. This course will give you the steps to help your company build a culture about which employees will rave.

The Seven Disciplines of the Trusted Strategic Advisor  with James Lukaszewski

Get into the inner circle of your organization by learning how to become a trusted strategic advisor. This course will help you develop the communication and strategy skills necessary to become a go-to strategic advisor for your boss.

The Leader’s Journey with Ron Price

Powerful principles to become a better leader form the basis for this course. Whether you are beginning your leadership career or in need of a tune-up, leadership expert Ron Price will provide you with strategic principles to guide you to get the best out of yourself and your team.

QuickBooks Online 2014: Essentials with Davita Pray

Make the switch to QuickBooks Online. If you’ve been hesitant to migrate from the desktop version of this popular accounting application, this course will give you a complete overview of why there’s never been a better time to change. Learn how to set up and navigate QuickBooks Online and perform day-to-day transactions from a Certified Public Accountant and certified QuickBooks Pro advisor.

Announcing New Courses for February

We’ve added several new course this month that you’ll want to check you, covering leadership, sales, software and more.

Transform Your Organization with the Executive Checklist with James Kerr
Learn how to better set your organization’s direction and manage change. In this course, taught by veteran expert management consultant James M. Kerr, you’ll learn to develop a strategic plan, engage your employees and help create your company’s vision for the future.

Creating a Networking Lifestyle to Grow Your Business with Guy Dunn
If you’re looking to improve your career, your focus should be on others, not yourself. In this course, you will learn how to take a strategic approach to networking. You’ll learn how to create a networking plan, execute specific action steps and ensure timely follow-up that gets results.

A Leader’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence with Morag Barrett
There are certain situations that bring on stress and cause you to perform at less than your best. In this course, global executive coach Morag Barrett will help you increase your self-awareness, recognize your emotional triggers and control the situation to keep you on the path to success.

Sales Onboarding – Keys to Success with David Leaver
As top sales management consultant David Leaver will tell you, sales onboarding is not a one-time event. Learn a powerful framework to help your sales professionals connect learning to growth and create effective execution to win more sales.

Final Cut Pro X: Beginner with Sean McKnight
Learn the basic video editing skills for Final Cut Pro X. This course will teach you the basics and includes a set of media files to allow you to edit your own version of the project created by the instructor.

Microsoft Excel 2010: Advanced with Robert Devine
Challenge yourself and maximize your skills in this advanced course for Microsoft Excel 2010. You’ll learn the full functionality of UserForms. You’ll also learn how to connect to a database and format and fit database records to a worksheet.

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6: Intermediate with Tim Walker
Learn to combine creativity and complexity and produce professional videos. In this course, you’ll learn editing techniques to help you tell a compelling story that gets attention. To sharpen your skills, this project-based course will have you create an intro video, photo montage, short documentary and a commercial.

Enjoy!

What’s New at SoundviewPro

We’ve been fortunate over the past several weeks to enjoy guest blogs from our course instructors. We’ve heard from Phil Buckley, Morag Barrett, Les McKeown, John Baldoni and many others. I hope you’re enjoying these posts and would love to hear back from you as to what other subjects and instructors you’d like to hear about.

SoundviewPro continues to grow its catalog of courses, including an expanding line of the most popular software. Please take a minute to check out the course selection at SoundviewPro.

Among our most popular courses:
12 Habits to Create Disruptive Success with Bill Jensen
Building Brand [You] with Cyndee Woolley
How to Create a Memorable Presentation with Joel Worden
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Fundamentals with Donna Zarbatany
Leading Successfully through Challenges and Obstacles with Paul White
And more . . .

We are also continuing to build out the various disciplines, including Leadership, Management, Personal Development, Communication, Tech Skills and others. I encourage you to stop by our course site often to see what’s new.

SoundviewPro has Launched Two New Courses!

SoundviewPro has launched two new courses to further our commitment of offering the best courses possible for our users.  Whether it is an introduction course to help learn the fundamentals of certain programs, or an advanced course for experts in their fields, SoundviewPro aims to offer courses that appeal to every type of business professional.

First, we have added an “Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2010” course.  This course will give you the basics of being able to handle all tasks in Microsoft Word.  Secondly, Judy Korhak is back with an “Adobe Photoshop” course.  This course will suit anyone who has advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop but would like to brush up on their photoshop skills.

Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2010

If you want to work in business, you need to know and understand Microsoft Outlook 2010. This course will give you hands-on experience to master the basics including creating and sending emails, managing a calendar, handling contacts and assigning and modifying tasks.

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Adobe Photoshop CC: Advanced

Learn the techniques that will separate your creative projects and advance your career in graphic design. You’ll discover complex filter effects and additional window and tool options. You’ll also learn how to work with animation, video and 3-D text.

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New Courses Added Today

Soundviewpro is excited to announce the launch of two new courses.  Furthering our effort to provide our students with the best courses available, we have a couple of new courses that are sure to appeal to you and further your education.

Judy Korchak is back with a new course focusing on the after effects of Adobe and Morag Barrett will be teaching a class on business relationships called “Business Relationships – Moving from “Me” to “We.”

Adobe After Effects CC: Basics

Learn to create visual effects and motion graphics with one of the most popular effects applications in the creative world. This course will teach you everything from how to use the Timeline to basic key-frame animations. You’ll also create masks, work with blend modes and animate basic text.

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Business Relationships – Moving from “Me” to “We”

Be a better collaborator and build a “we” mindset in your company. Relationship expert and consultant Morag Barrett provides an insightful look into the Relationship Ecosystem. Find out what creates strong business relationships and how you can build an environment that removes the fear of “we.”

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SoundviewPro Now Offers Technology Courses

We are excited to announce the launch of 4 new courses today. That’s not even the biggest news, though—these new courses are our first to cover technology! This is huge for us, since our goal is to provide a full library of business education courses.

These courses are great introductions to Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft PowerPoint, iPhone iOS7 and Microsoft Excel. Each course is taught by a tech expert and will prove to be very helpful. If your current or ideal job requires these skills, be sure to sign up!

Adobe Photoshop CC: Introduction

Learn the techniques for one of the most important programs in graphic design. This course will cover basic manipulation of pixels, using the various tools in Photoshop, creating and rearranging layers, basic painting, and correcting images.

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Fundamentals

Give your next presentation visuals that can match the power of your words. This course is intended for people who have never before worked with PowerPoint. You will learn the very basic functions of one of the most popular presentation programs in business.

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Microsoft Excel 2010: Introduction

Learn the basics of the popular spreadsheet software.

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iPhone: Basics (iOS7)

If you recently purchased your first iPhone or upgraded to iOS7 and haven’t learned all of its basic functionality, check out this course. You’ll learn all of the basic operations such as making and answering calls, sending and receiving e-mails, and taking and sharing photos.

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New Courses Added Today

Our library of free video training courses is receiving a few additions today. The 4 new courses are all taught by business experts and cover topics such as employee engagement, developing customers for your startup, getting into the entrepreneurial mindset, and making accountability a critical part of your company culture. Read the full descriptions below.

We’re really proud of our current library of courses and are excited to be adding new courses regularly. This round of new courses is the third expansion of our library, and we have many many more additions planned. Stay tuned!

Solving Today’s Employee Engagement ChallengesLes Landes

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Les Landes asks a pertinent question to any organization. “When it comes to delivering on the promises you make, does your organization know how to walk the talk?” This course will provide you the tools to empower your employees to deliver on any organizational promise through the ImaginAction System.

Customer Development for StartupsBob Dorf

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Why do more than 95 percent of all startups in North America die? Serial entrepreneur Bob Dorf will give you all the tools you need to avoid the startup curse. This high-energy, no-nonsense course will keep your entrepreneurial feet firmly rooted in reality.

How to Develop an Entrepreneurial MindsetFaisal Hoque

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You don’t need to start your own business to be an entrepreneur. Author and serial entrepreneur Faisal Hoque believes a true entrepreneur is someone who pursues an opportunity with limited resources. In this course, he gives you the skills to develop thrive in a world of change.

Installing an Accountability-Based Culture for SuccessJulie Miller and Brian Bedford

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Accountability is NOT an initiative. It requires a specific set of practices that help you weave it into the fabric of your organization. In this course, you’ll learn how to install and maintain a culture of accountability.

Another Batch of New Courses

It’s another exciting day for the SoundviewPro team! We’ve been hard at work trying to expand our diverse course offerings, and today 4 new courses have just been added.

  • Interested in maximizing your Spiritual Intelligence? Take Cindy Wigglesworth’s course Spiritual Intelligence for Leaders.
  • Want to provide exceptional customer service? Steve Curtin’s new course is all about that.
  • Need to cultivate a more honest company culture? Bob Phillips can help you out in his course Building a Culture of Honesty.
  • Or maybe you need to grow your company brand? The new course by Bryan Mattimore and Gary Fraser is a great place to start.

These instructors have been working tirelessly alongside the SoundviewPro team to put together these great new courses, and we’re all extremely proud of these additions to our great library of business knowledge. Click on the links below to find out more information about the courses and instructors. Or take a look at the rest of our course offerings. Upgrading your business skills is just a few clicks away!

Spiritual Intelligence for LeadersCindy Wigglesworth

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There are CEOs that lead organizations with thousands of employees, but individuals such as Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi and Nelson Mandela were able to secure the followership of millions. How did they achieve it? Cindy Wigglesworth will show you the 21 skills of Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) that will help you lead with wisdom, compassion and serenity.

Delivering Exceptional Customer ServiceSteve Curtin

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Your organization’s customer service experience can be the difference between a “one-and-done” customer and a “promoter” who will create more customers for your company. Customer service expert Steve Curtin takes you through the seven keys to exceptional customer service.

Building a Culture of HonestyBob Phillips

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Transparency is a term that looks great on a Corporate Values Statement. Its much more difficult to practice. Bob Phillips will help you create and model the values that will drive behaviors toward a culture of honesty.

Growing Established BrandsBryan Mattimore and Gary Fraser

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Don’t just create, innovate! Take your existing brands to new levels of success by learning the growth strategies and ideation techniques taught in this course.

6 New Courses Just Launched

Today is a great day for us at SoundviewPro—and also for you! We’re excited to announce the addition of 6 brand new courses to our already extensive library of online educational videos. As always, these courses are taught by experts and leaders in their respective fields and are segmented into short videos for on-the-go learning. It is our aim to help those trying to advance their careers by equipping you with the critical business skills needed to succeed both in the office and at home.

Our new courses provide insights into skills such as finding engagement within yourself, achieving happiness between your career and life, international business, managing relationships in your life and work, crisis response, and internal market economics. Read the full course descriptions below.

Start upgrading your skills today!

Engaging Ourselves at Work and in LifeMarshall Goldsmith

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If you’re looking to your company, family or relationship partner for engagement, you’re looking in the wrong place. Award-winning author and internationally-recognized executive coach Marshall Goldsmith is here to show you how to find engagement within yourself. Stay motivated, active and let your Mojo radiate to everyone.

Helping Successful Leaders Get Even BetterMarshall Goldsmith

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You’ve reached a level of success in your career, but are you happy? World-renowned executive coach and best-selling author Marshall Goldsmith will help you achieve harmony between your career and your life.

Introduction to International BusinessStanley Ridgley

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The global economy is no longer controlled by a handful of nations. A business and its leadership need to understand the complex workings of the international marketplace. Dr. Stanley K. Ridgley will instruct you on the political, economic and legal components that drive business around the world.

The Relationship Currency Roadmap®David Nour

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Sociologists point out that the average person can proactively manage between 100 and 150 relationships at a given time. David Nour will help you take a strategic approach to identifying, organizing and devoting effort to the relationships in your life and work.

Crisis Response SkillsJames Lukaszewski

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Once you’ve mastered the strategies involved in crisis response, you need the skills to stay cool under pressure. James Lukaszewski covers crisis from every angle. Learn how to handle media, activists and litigation. You’ll even learn the path to become a trusted advisor to your leadership team.

Internal Market EconomicsN. Dean Meyer

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If your company is under constant pressure to do more with less, there is a better, more strategic method. Stop the cycle of internal and external customers’ limitless demands by implementing Internal Market Economics.