10 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for just $10 today only
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For that reason, we’re big fans of online courses because they’re an easy, affordable way to pick up a new skill from the comfort of your couch.
Udemy has online classes on virtually every topic, and the e-learning site is currently offering every course for $10 when you enter the code “UDMY10ALL” at checkout. Some of these courses regularly cost hundreds, so this discount is too good to be missed.
Below we’ve collected some of our favorites. Whether you want to learn to code, model in Excel, write better emails, or speak with more confidence, there should be something that piques your interest. Prices will go back up on September 1.
1. “An Entire MBA in 1 Course:Award Winning Business School Prof”
A former Goldman Sachs employee has taken the lessons he’s taught at universities in the past and condensed them into one course that he describes as “an entire MBA.”
Through the class students will learn macro and micro economics, how to value companies, and the basics of how investment banks and management consulting firms work. In addition to the nuts and bolts, instructor Chris Haroun aims to teach his students about the importance of personal connections and professional presentation — how to identify and pitch venture capitalists and communicate your ideas clearly and concisely.
An Entire MBA in 1 Course:Award Winning Business School Prof., $10 (originally $200), available at Udemy. [95% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
2. “Crack Cold Emailing to Increase Sales and Grow Your Business”
Sending out a cold email can feel like you’re sending your request or inquiry into a virtual black hole, especially when you don’t receive a response. Whether for business, networking, or finding a new job, this course will teach you how to craft a great cold email — and up your chances of receiving a reply as well.
Crack Cold Emailing to Increase Sales and Grow Your Business, $10 (originally $60), available at Udemy. [83% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
3. “Writing With Flair: How To Become An Exceptional Writer”
Writing is an essential skill regardless of your industry. Whether you’re an aspiring blogger or simply want to add a little more nuance to the emails you send out everyday, this course will teach you the tips and tricks used by professional writers to keep their work clear and concise.
Writing With Flair: How To Become An Exceptional Writer, $10 (originally $100), available at Udemy. [90% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
4. “Automate the Boring Stuff with Python Programming”
Taking a computer coding course is a smart move if you’re looking to boost your productivity at the office. Not only will this option teach you Python, it will also show you how to use coding to make your day-to-day easier and more efficient.
Automate the Boring Stuff with Python Programming, $10 (originally $50), available at Udemy. [80% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
5. “Job Interviews: Ace the Interview AND Get the Job Offer”
Job interviews can make even the most qualified candidates nervous and tongue-tied. Over the past 30 years, instructor TJ Walker has trained tons of high-profile clients in public speaking. If his tips are good enough for senators and members of Parliament, they’ll be good enough for your interview.
Job Interviews: Ace the Interview AND Get the Job Offer, $10 (originally $20), available at Udemy. [50% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
6. “The Complete Web Developer Course 2.0”
The course is guided by Rob Percival, one of the highest-rated instructors on Udemy, and is a follow up to his original web development course, which was one of the most successful and highly rated on the site.
The Complete Web Developer Course 2.0, $10 (originally $200), available at Udemy. [95% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
7. “Ethical Hacking from Scratch to Advanced Technique”
Enrolling in an ethical hacking class may be a smart move, if you’re looking to improve your internet security. Each month, instructor Mohamed Atef creates a new video so you’ll stay up to date on how to bolster your network’s security and prevent malicious hackers from breaking into it.
Ethical Hacking from Scratch to Advanced Technique, $10 (originally $50), available at Udemy. [80% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
8. “Building a Personal Brand by Gary Vaynerchuk”
In many industries, creating a strong personal brand to showcase on social media is integral to catapulting your career forward. Instructor Gary Vaynerchuk is a three-time New York Times best-selling author and has his own media company, so you can bet his course is full of sage advice.
Building a Personal Brand by Gary Vaynerchuk, $10 (originally $50), available at Udemy. [80% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
9. “Visual Basic for Excel – Microsoft VBA Excel Tutorial”
If you spend your day entering data and creating reports in Microsoft Excel, a basic understanding in VBA — or visual basic for applications — will help you create quality work quickly and efficiently. In this course, you’ll learn everything from manipulating cells, to the difference between functions and subroutines, to how to fix an error.
Visual Basic for Excel – Microsoft VBA Excel Tutorial, $10 (originally $50), available at Udemy. [80% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
10. “Mastering Communications for Ultimate Networking Success #1”
Instead of sharing conversation starters and how often you should keep in touch with your contacts, this class teaches you the fundamentals of influence, persuasion, and positive communication, so you can be a successful networker anywhere. While this module is part of a seven-class series, and usually cost $50 each, you can currently grab the complete series for $70.
Mastering Communications for Ultimate Networking Success #1, $10 (originally $50), available at Udemy. [80% off with the code: UDMY10ALL]
9 online classes from top US universities anyone can enroll in right now
This fall, with Coursera, users around the world can enroll in classes offered by some of the most prestigious universities in the world — Stanford, Yale, UPenn, and Northwestern, to name a few. Knowledge that was once exclusive to certain hallowed lecture halls is now accessible to anyone with a good enough WiFi connection.
Below, we compiled nine online courses from the US’s leading universities. Whether you’re looking to add a new skill to your résumé, get that promotion, or learn something just for fun, there’s bound to be something that piques your interest.
Even if you’re not pursuing a career in computer science or engineering, coding is a marketable skill to add to your résumé. This class from John Hopkins University will teach you several basic and versatile programming languages — a great option for any beginner coder.
2. Northwestern University’s “Leadership Communication for Maximum Impact: Storytelling”
Northwestern’s professors and faculty members believe storytelling and communication are vital to building a successful personal brand and becoming a powerful leader. In this course, you’ll learn how to create an authentic and compelling narrative.
3. University of Pennsylvania’s “Turn Your Idea into a Funded Business”
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has one of the best MBA programs in the country, so you’re bound to pick up some sage advice about starting your own company. As a bonus, this course is substantially cheaper than the school’s lofty tuition rates.
4. Yale University’s “Financial Markets”
Since receiving his Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 1972, Professor Robert Shiller has gone on to write several books, teach at Yale University, and win the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. If you’re going to learn about financial markets from anyone, Shiller is one of the most impressive teachers you’ll find.
5. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s “Positive Psychology”
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A basic understanding of positive psychology is great for networking, striking up a new partnership, motivating your colleagues, and improving your own life. This course from UNC Chapel Hill will help you understand emotions and how they impact your decisions and actions.
6. University of Michigan’s “The Three Pillar Model for Business Decisions: Strategy, Law & Ethics”
If you’re looking to have a successful, lasting career, it’s important to know the fundamentals of business law and ethics. Here, the University of Michigan offers the insight you’ll need to make practical — and ethical— decisions in your professional life.
7. University of Colorado Boulder’s “Business Writing”
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Regardless of the industry you’re working in, every employee should be a compelling, concise writer. In this course, Dr. Quentin McAndrew will teach you how to write with impact, while keeping your prose professional.
8. University of Maryland College Park’s “Writing Winning Resumes and Cover Letters”
Consider this course a great resource both recent graduates and anyone who’s looking for a new job. Unlike your alma mater’s career services office, this course won’t edit your résumé and create a captivating cover letter for you, but you’ll learn how to position yourself as a strong candidate for your next job.
9. Duke University’s “Music as Biology: What We Like to Hear and Why”
Not every online course you take needs to help boost your career: You can simply enroll in a class because it sounds cool and piques your interest. This one may not help you get into business school or pass the CFA, but you’ll finally know why you can’t stop listening to “Hamilton.”