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There's Still Time for Learning in 2013!

Want to squeeze in some learning for your team before the end of the year, but worried you’re out of time? Have no fear! OpenSesame has you covered. There’s still time for learning in 2013.

Use up the rest of 2013’s learning budget to ensure your 2014 budget is secure. No need to fall victim to a “use it or lose it” policy this year; no matter how much you have left to spend, you can find quality training on OpenSesame’s elearning marketplace.

It’s quick and easy to deploy elearning to your team using OpenSesame. We offer multiple payment models to meet your needs, whether our flexible pay-per-use model or our simple 12/12 model. Have a learning management system (LMS)? All of our courses are SCORM compliant and work in any LMS! Simply purchase courses and download the SCORM files into your LMS. No LMS? No problem! OpenSesame also offers our innovative CourseCloud feature. You can invite your employees to take courses directly on OpenSesame; there’s no need to waste time shopping for an LMS at the last minute.

With all of these simple and efficient options, there’s no excuse for slacking on learning in Q4! Check out these courses that we think are great for last minute learning:

Hazard Communication GHS Update

The deadline for compliance with the new Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals is December 1! There’s still time to ensure you comply. This course explains the 2012 updates to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard that align the standard with the UN’s GHS. You’ll learn about the major changes and their benefits. This course is intended to to meet employers’ obligations to train workers by December 1, 2013 on the new GHS-aligned label elements and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format.

Microsoft Office 2013 – What’s New Training

Upgraded to Office 2013 and need a quick update on what’s new? This hour-long course shows many of the new changes that have been made to Microsoft Office Suite 2013, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Not only has the user interface changed, but Office 2013 also includes many new features and commands that will allow you to customize your environment and help you become more productive.

Sexual Harassment: Avoiding Sexual Harassment for Everyone  

Start the end of the year and holiday season with clear expectations for office behavior and assurance your employees are clear on what entails harassment. This brief training course on avoiding sexual harassment helps employees understand what sexual harassment is and how it manifests in professional work environments. The U.S. Supreme Court has ‘strongly suggested’ every employer in America take action. Train your employees today!

Winter Safety

It’s the perfect time for this winter themed course! Employees will learn how to plan ahead, identify potential hazards, and avoid dangerous situations that occur during the winter holiday season. Areas covered in the course include Christmas trees (selecting, transporting and setting up), using string lights, safe use of extension cords and outlets, fires, fireplaces and chimneys, using candles, fire extinguishers and fire escapes, dressing for cold weather, working in the cold, walking and driving in ice and snow, and more.

Customer Service Training Skills Bundle 

Train your employees on great customer service and wow your clients this holiday season! This bundle delivers all the need-to-know customer service information for your employees in under an hour. Companies must provide service that goes beyond the usual “customer is king” platitudes; get the resources that help ensure your employees treat your diverse customers with dignity and respect.

What are you waiting for? Start learning today!