Business Classes @ McMillan

McMillan Memorial Library is pleased to provide over 350 engaging, instructor-led online courses, over one hundred of which are designed for business use. They cover accounting & spreadsheets, personal finance & Investing, business communication,  business software, general business skills, management & leadership, project management, sales & marketing and how to start you own business. These courses are free to our community because McMillan has purchased a community-wide subscription. Check out the complete course catalog or sign up for a class at http://education.gale.com/l-mcmillan/

Accounting & Spreadsheets

Personal Finance & Investing

Business Communication

  • Building Teams That Work - What are the secrets to managing successful teams in the workplace? Explore communication techniques and problem-solving skills that will help you get your team on track in no time.
  • Effective Business Writing - Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end.
  • Fundamentals of Technical Writing - Learn the skills you need to succeed in the well-paying field of technical writing.
  • Interpersonal Communication - Become aware of the conscious and unconscious codes of meaning we send when communicating with others.
  • Jump-Start Your Career With LinkedIn - Learn how to use LinkedIn, a free and popular job search and career development tool, and gain the power of the Internet to expand your professional network.
  • Keys to Effective Communication - Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation.
  • Writing Essentials - Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level.

Business Software

General Business Skills

Management & Leadership

Project Management

Sales & Marketing

Start Your Own Business

Non-Profits

  • Introduction to Nonprofit Management - Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America's fastest growing service sectors.
  • Marketing Your Nonprofit - Further the ideals and goals of your nonprofit by learning to compete more effectively for members, media attention, donors, clients, and volunteers.
  • Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials - Learn the basics of fundraising for nonprofit organizations, from annual and special fund drives to more advanced projects involving corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, and planned giving. 
  • Starting a Nonprofit - Industry veteran shows you how to take a nonprofit business from vision to reality.
  • Wow, What a Great Event! - Looking for a fun new career coordinating special events? Learn proven techniques from a master event planner.