Your creative business may be affected by the coronavirus pandemic and staying home, dip in sales and reduction in traffic is the perfect time to gear up and learn something to help you and your business achieve the next level once this is all over.
I made a list of 10 things that you can do right now to help you be a better business owner and have your business come out stronger than ever from this pandemic.
Learn photography with Nikon for FREE through the month of April 2020.
This is a great way to learn from industry professionals. Learn the technical and get inspirations for portraiture, the settings on a DSLR, how to take photos even if you’re using your phone and more. To access the FREE courses visit this link.
450 FREE online courses from Ivy League School
This is not new; this opportunity existed pre COVID-19 and will most likely last post COVID-19 but I highly suggest you make good use of it now. You get the opportunity of taking business course, computer science, Art and Designs and whole lot more for FREE from school such as Cornell University, Yale University, Harvard University and more. To access the courses and get more info follow this link.
Take 600+ FREE online courses from 190 universities
Learn from the top universities and colleges around the world like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard. Course include poject management, advertising, data analysis, marketing and hundred more options to choose from. Visit this link to start courses.
Learn directly from Google and jumpstart your business & resume
A range of free learning content designed to help grow your business or jump-start your career. You can choose from individual modules or take an entire course end-to-end. Some of the courses offer certificates with you could share on your linkedin and resume. Learn about the courses here.
Learn Powerpoint, Animation, Public Speaking, Writing & More Free with Udemy
Visit Udemy free resource center for professional and personal development courses. They offer 50+ courses which can make your resume standout and help you improve your business management skills. To find the courses visit this link.
Add new skills to your repertoire with Skillshare
You can get 3 months of Skillshare Premium for free right now. They usually have the 1 month or 1 week free option but due to the pandemic and Bombay Sapphire you get the opportunity of learning anything from web development to cocktail making for 3 months. Follow the link to start your new journey.
Learn new crafts with Bluprint FREE
Bluprint is offering unlimited access to their library of courses FREE until April 16th, 2020. They have a wide range of courses on quilting, hand embroidery, crochet and more. Follow this link and start learn now.
Learn about careers in tech like product management, sales, operations and more from School16
Learn form industry leaders and hear directly from people hiring and managing these teams about what skills candidates need to have to be attractive hires, and what jobs will be available in the months and years to come. Visit this link to start your live and online classes FREE.
Develop digital, enterprise, and employability skills for free with Idea
This site enables you to learn and also provides the option of having your future employer and/or learning institution being able to validate the skills you’ve aquired. Visit their FREE mini courses on social media, coding and more here.
I hope you find this list helpful and take advantage of the opportunities offered by the companies above. There’s no affiliated links in this post, so I’m truly sharing them because I’ve taken some of the courses or think they will be useful to you. Please share it with your friends and family through Facebook, Instagram and|or save this post on your Pinterest.
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