Critical Business Skills for Success

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In each part, you'll learn about everything from key terms and methodologies to research-backed strategies and case studies involving some of the world's most influential companies. This comprehensive five-part, 60-lecture course is designed to give you an integrated, accessible introduction to the world of business.

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Critical business skills for success demystifies the secrets of business and gives you insights that will help you achieve your goals, all from the comfort of your home or car. Whether you're in a leadership position, just starting out, or somewhere in between, these skills will help you understand all of the functions of a business, not just your area of specialty.

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The Science of Flight

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Learning these concepts gives a deeper appreciation for flying machines from every era, from the Wright Flyer of 1903, to the Space Shuttle, to the flight you may be on right now as you are reading this sentence. No place is better equipped to explore this subject than the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, the world's premier collection of artifacts from the air and space ages.

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An award-winning teacher and noted aeronautical researcher, Professor Gregory is also an instrument-rated private pilot. Dr. But air and space flight are actually quite simple, drawing on principles that can be easily mastered. Smithsonian curators add incisive commentary; and extensive graphics and demonstrations make the concepts clear and understandable-as do field trips to the Aviation Institute of Maintenance and an exciting excursion aloft with Professor Gregory at the controls.

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Chemistry and Our Universe: How It All Works

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The Great Courses #ad - Your guide is Professor Ron B. Your satisfaction is important to us, warps, and we at the great courses offer a lifetime replacement warranty to purchasers of our products from The Great Courses on Amazon - if a DVD or CD disc ever breaks, or gets damaged, we will replace it free of charge. Our world is ruled by chemistry.

With passion and humor, and their remarkable interactions, Professor Davis guides you through the fascinating world of atoms, analyze problems, showing you how to think, molecules, and predict outcomes like a true expert in the field. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Davis, Jr. A research chemist and award-winning teacher at Georgetown University.

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. As the most all-embracing discipline there is, it should be at the top of everyone's list of must-learn subjects. If you have any concerns with your product, or want to request a replacement, please contact The Great Courses through our Amazon storefront for more information. It is the study of matter and energy at the scale of atoms and molecules.

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Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany

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The Great Courses #ad - In this course, you will learn about the fascinating adaptations that have allowed plants to thrive in almost every corner of the world and the unique plants that have evolved as a result. Kleier shares her knowledge with contagious excitement for her subject, function, she emphasizes the middle ground: Instead of focusing on cell microbiology or the study of ecosystems and habitats, she stresses the basic biology, and the amazing adaptations of the plants we see all around us.

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Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

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The Great Courses #ad - Today, when the foundations of our own democracy are under greater and greater scrutiny, the Athenian experiment in citizen rule offers a powerful object lesson in national politics. How did the athenian system of democracy work? what were its strengths and weaknesses? And how does it compare to democracy in our world today? Find out in Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages.

You may be familiar with the broad strokes of Athenian history, but Professor Garland's unique lens offers a wealth of insights into everything from taxation and welfare to military structure and strategy. Roughly 2, the elite classes of athens gradually ceded power to the inexperienced masses, 500 years ago, thus establishing a radical democracy in which power derived from the votes of everyday citizens.

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In these 24 engaging lectures, professor robert Garland of Colgate University unpacks the development of Athenian democracy, going inside the assemblies and courts to reveal how democracy worked-and where it came up short. Unprecedented, and captivating in its own right, relevant to our time, flawed, the story of Athenian democracy truly is one for the history books.

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Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

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You'll also gain a rich working vocabulary that will prepare you for a wide range of everyday situations. In 30 highly engaging lessons, this ingeniously constructed program leads you sequentially through the core building blocks of competence in spoken Spanish. Plus, the workbook includes plenty of reading and writing exercises to practice and build upon what you learn.

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Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures

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The understatement of « Ça va. To get you going from minute one in this course, Professor Williams takes a practical, step-by-step tour of grammatical theory and real-world usage. The bohemian life of an artist on the Left Bank of the Seine. Yet as with learning any new language, it can be a frustrating experience.

Learning french: a rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures includes what most platforms omit: context. Filled with conversations and insider tips to give you insights about the nuances of the culture, most important, this course makes acquiring-and, using-French easier than you ever imagined. But with the right approach, it should also be a fun and incredibly rewarding endeavor.

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Do-It-Yourself Engineering

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Ressler gives you indispensable shop tips on the use of tools. These projects are challenging but achievable. Plus, you learn how to apply elementary physics concepts, such as the conservation of energy, Newton's laws, and Bernoulli's principle. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

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Law School for Everyone

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And 12 lectures are devoted entirely to the stranger-than-fiction topic of tort law. The skills lawyers wield in courtrooms across the country are the result of years of study. Over the span of 48 lectures, four experienced lawyers and teachers recreate key parts of the first-year law student experience, introducing you to main areas of law most every beginning student studies.

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Enriched with famous cases from the annals of American law and powerful arguments by some of history's most successful lawyers, these lectures offer access to an often intimidating, surprisingly accessible, and civically important field. Now there's an easier way to get the same foundational knowledge as lawyers-without the enormous time and financial commitment.

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How to Draw

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Critical Business Skills for Success

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The Teaching Company #ad - In exploring each skill, you'll learn about everything from key terms and methodologies to research-backed strategies and case studies involving some of the world's most influential companies. Bringing the mba experience to you, critical Business Skills for Success demystifies the secrets of business and provides illuminating, empowering insights that will help you achieve your goals.

Bringing together five prestigious and renowned business professors, each 12-lecture part is a detailed look at a particular skill: strategy, operations, organizational behavior, finance and accounting, and marketing. The complete list of lecturers includes Professor Thomas J. Here in one place is an authoritative guide to the five key disciplines that everyone, entry-level employees and CEOs alike, needs to master in order to reap rewards in today's complex 21st-century marketplace.

Critical Business Skills for Success #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. What does it take to reach success in business - the kind of success that lasts ? how do you set yourself apart from competitors or venture out into different markets? What does it take to develop streamlined processes, become a stronger team leader, and work your way up the corporate ladder? It all comes down to a solid grasp of the fundamentals of business taught to MBA students in many of the world's most prestigious business schools.

You'll come away with a well-rounded education you can use to more firmly establish your own successful path in the business world. Goldsby, PhD. This fascinating 60-lecture course is designed to give you just that kind of comprehensive, accessible introduction.

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