TL;DR: Through Aug. 27, online courses from Udemy are on sale for as low as $9.99.
Back to school time can have everyone itching to learn something new, even those of us not currently enrolled as students. As someone who’s out of school, you have total freedom to choose the types of skills you actually want to learn, and with modern technology it’s super easy to find accessible online courses.
If you’re not familiar, Udemy is a site that hosts tons of online learning classes, including some that can help you get ahead in your current career, learn the basics needed for a new career path, boost your résumé, or just introduce you to a new hobby.
Through Aug. 27, Udemy has online courses on sale for as low as $9.99 — that’s a pretty low price to learn a skill that could help you get a job. Here are a few courses we have our eyes on:
So, you have an interest in video, but have no idea where to start. This is where. This course teaches you how to produce great videos with equipment that you already have. You’ll learn every step from idea conception to production to editing. You can go into this course with some knowledge of video production or as a complete beginner.
This highly-rated course goes over all the basics you need to know about business. While you won’t technically come out of the class with an MBA, the idea is that it will be like you went to business school and learned from top professors. If you do decide to actually get your MBA, doing so will be a breeze after taking this course.
If “graphic design is my passion” were an online course, it’d be this one. It goes over instruction on how to use Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign for logo, poster, and web design, plus more. You don’t have to have a degree in graphic design to become a designer, so this course will set you on the right track to landing that dream job.
Instead of taking a bunch of individual courses to learn different coding languages, check out this one that covers everything you need to know when it comes to web development. The course teaches you how to make websites, apps, games, and more. It’s incredibly comprehensive and great for anyone looking for a broad introduction to development.
This digital marketing course is actually 12 in one and helps you master digital marketing strategy, social media marketing, SEO, YouTube, email, Facebook marketing, analytics, and more. After taking this course, you’ll be able to grow a business online from scratch, get a job in digital marketing (at a company or as a freelancer), and make money as an affiliate marketer.