Although in the last part of Top Online Courses Platforms, we gave insights of:
- Digiskills Training Program
- Google Digital Garage
You can read the previous blog here.
In this part, we will present to you insights of more such platforms for the only reason; to land your dream job with adequate skills and effective experience.
Quick Tip: You should add the certificates received from the online courses into your Licenses and Certificate sections of the LinkedIn profile as well, apart from your CV.
Moving on, let’s dive into the world of digital courses.
Udemy is an American online platform providing digital learning to professionals and students. According to 2020 statistics:
- Udemy offers 150,000 courses.
- It has 50 million students enrolled.
- 75,000 instructors teach at Udemy.
- Also, the courses have been in 65 languages.
Udemy is the world’s largest selection of varied courses. For instance, it covers the following fields:
- IT & Software
- Personal Development
Most of the courses are, however, paid. The Udemy website also shows the best seller courses, which have been enrolled in by most students. Moreover, Udemy helps you choose the best course for your interest by giving recommendations on your survey answers.
Most importantly, you can enroll yourself as an instructor too. Plus, Udemy offers discounts time to time for the ease of its students.
Likewise, the tools for effective communication are uploading content in videos, PowerPoint presentations, ZIP files, PDF files, online classes, and discussion boards.
What are you waiting for, click here to get to this amazing platform.
“Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning”.
Lynda is another online learning platform. But the highlight is that Lynda is a branch of LinkedIn. Who is not familiar with LinkedIn? It is the Facebook of Professional World. Subsequently, Lynda is the Netflix of library of education. Likewise, it is a subscription-based website.
It is also an American platform offering video courses in a diversity of fields by business professionals and industry experts. These include:
- Software Development
- Web Development
The subscriptions start with a free month trial followed by the affordable cost starting from $25 ranging from basic membership to Premium membership. The platform offers over 35,000 courses.
You can access the website here.
edX is another veteran online learning platform featured by top-notch universities in the world. For instance:
- Berkeley University of California
- The University of Texas System
- Boston University
- Curtin University
It is called a massive open online course (MOOC). Statistics show that:
- edX has 18 million students enrolled.
- It provides more than 2,500 courses.
- More than 140 schools, organizations, and corporations are affiliated with edX course learning.
The wide range of courses cover the following fields:
- Computer Science
- Data Science
- Business & Management
Some of the courses are free as well. edX provides micro-level bachelors, master’s programs along with master’s degree and professional certificates.
Due to the inclination of the world towards #BlackLivesMatter after the death of George Floyd, edX has also initiated the provision of courses on understanding racism, inequality, and social justice.
To explore more, click here.