Skills@Columbia online courses are offered through SkillSoft, our external vendor partner, and are available to you. Just log in with your UNI and password to get started.

  • There are 2,000+ online courses covering business, desktop and IT skills
  • Printable job aids and skill briefs
  • Practice tests for business certifications (i.e., Six Sigma, PHR)

We invite you to explore the resources available to you on Books 24x7, an optional tool offered by Skills @ Columbia. Books 24x7 includes a variety of topics and titles to supplement our classroom training curriculum. You will also have access to QuickTalks, library of videos featuring talks led by individuals in several industries on various topics.

To access Books 24x7, please log in to Skills @ Columbia and click on the Books 24x7 link in the upper right-hand corner of the home page.


Business SkillsIT SkillsDesktop Skills
Courses include:
  • Administrative Support
  • Communication
  • Human Resources
  • Personal Development
  • Sales
Courses include:
  • JAVA SE 8 Programming
  • Lunix 6
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Software Development
  • Web Development

Courses include:

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Microsoft Office 2013
    (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Microsoft Project 2016
  • Apple Max OS X

Books 24x7 includes:

  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business and How to Change it
  • Do-It-Yourself Leadership Development
  • Problem Solving: Finding Creative Solutions

Books 24x7 includes:

  • Web Development with Go: Building Scalable Web Apps and RESTful Services
  • Adobe Captivate 8: The Essentials - "Skills and Drills" Learning
  • The Learn IT Field Guide: A Roadmap for Your Transformation

Books 24x7 includes:

  • Microsoft Office 2013/365 and Beyond
  • Adobe Flash Professional CS6 Essentials
  • Mac at Work