15 Online Classes That’ll Boost Your Career—All on Sale Right Now for $10
Good news for everyone who still misses the holidays: The gift giving isn’t over just yet.
Thanks to Udemy, you can now complete just about every one of your career-boosting new year’s resolutions for a whole lot less dough. The site released a major sale (did someone say sale?) on over 17,000 online courses—cutting back their prices to $10 a class until January 11.
This is a huge deal because Udemy’s online classes can cost anywhere from $80 to over $200 normally (a.k.a., over 90% off!), and because there are so many great options to choose from—anything from Photoshop to improving workplace productivity to starting your own profitable business.
To save you some of the hassle, we’ve picked 15 of our favorites. Which will you be signing up for?
Anyone can get on the path to becoming web designer after completing this program. Web Design for Beginners will walk you through coding, uploading files, and designing a professional website all on your own.
Duration: 9 hours/ 58 lectures
Sure, Excel isn’t the sexiest skill—but in so many fields, it’s necessary to know how to use. And good news, no prior experience in the program is needed to take this course (in fact, it’ll make you a pro in no time). The lectures will take you step-by-step through every tool on spreadsheets you may need for the future.
Duration: 8 hours/ 107 lectures
Learn from TED presenter Julian Treasure on how to speak with a voice that will be heard. The course will cover everything from pace to stance, making you a more confident speaker in less than two hours.
Duration: 2 hours/ 19 lectures
Learn from a professional photographer on how to retouch your photos on Photoshop. This course is great for beginners, as well as for advanced photographers (or all-star Instagrammers) who want to learn how to edit more quickly.
Duration: 1 hour/ 39 lectures
If big words like “401K” and “investment strategy” scare you, you’re not alone. You could probably also use this class. This three-hour lecture will teach you the basics behind money—how to make it, how to save it, and how to use it properly.
Duration: 3 hours/ 27 lectures
Break your bad habits this year with this online class. Positive Psychology will teach you how to adopt healthier routines that’ll lead to a happier, more fulfilling life.
Duration: 6 hours/ 71 lectures
Stuck in a creative rut? This two-hour seminar will show you various techniques to coming up with original, creative ideas—and how to avoid getting caught in writer’s block next time around.
Duration: 2 hours/ 20 lectures
This video will show you how to detect when you are being lied to by looking at body language and vocal cues—ultimately leading you toward more honest interactions with others. Plus, you never know when it’ll come in handy. (Spoiler alert: throughout your entire life.)
Duration: 4 hours/ 37 lectures
Chances are, it’s your very own head that’s keeping you from success. Learn how to practice daily rituals, reach a happy place, and set practical goals for yourself in less than an hour.
Duration: 1 hour/ 18 lectures
If you’re pretty sure that you’re a bit awkward, you’re in luck! Social skills are a tool you can learn—and this class can help. It will cover how to approach individuals in different environments, how to connect in groups, and how to make a good impression on others.
Duration: 4 hours/ 40 lectures
The key to reducing stress: purging. This guide will cover every aspect of your life, from your bedroom to your emotions, helping you to gradually get rid of the things that are holding you back.
Duration: 3 hours/ 19 lectures
300 sounds like a large number, right? Well, this course will prove that it is possible to read that much, and show you how to get the most out of your books. (And in case you can’t think of 300 books, we’ll get you started with this list of titles for aspiring leaders.)
Duration: 4 hours/ 67 lectures
Improve your skills in just two hours with this tutorial, which will show you how to memorize in bulk—and best of all, how to re-remember something you’ve forgotten.
Duration: 2 hours/ 28 lectures
As the number one motivation course on Udemy, Motivation Mastery will discuss how to get motivated, stay motivated, and avoid creating obstacles along the way.
Duration: 2 hours/ 19 lectures
If you’re looking to turn your side gig into a full-time business, this course is perfect for you. The class will take you from “inspiration to income,” helping you plan out your course of action for 30 days—from targeting a consumer to measuring your success.
Duration: 5 hours/ 35 lectures
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About The Author
As an Associate Editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was always born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.