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Class Act!

Looks like a class? Smells like a class? Not at all, but as far as learning goes, online training does a pretty good virtual impersonation.

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You've got employees to hire, a list of clients clamoring for attention and a serious problem with the ladies room on the second floor. You'd love to go back to school to enrich yourself and your business, but frankly, it'd be easier to find an extra million dollars than to find extra time in your day.

We at Entrepreneur understand your needs--you want to keep learning, but in the most efficient manner possible. So we sent our writers into virtual classrooms to find out whether online business classes are worth your time and money. What we found is that, though these classes are far less time-consuming than your typical brick-and-mortar university term, they are often valuable. To find out what subjects we tackled and who got detention in homeroom, read on.

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