Believe it or not, students are fed up with the academic curriculum. They are turning towards more interactive ways of learning. Students, especially in India, are becoming aware of the importance of practical skills. To hone their skills that can help in their career, they are enrolling in online courses of their choice. Understandably, there are many people who want to enjoy the benefit of learning at home. But more often than not, they are not sure which course to pick.
Are you also clueless which courses are the highest-rated or highly recommended? If yes, here is a list of 5 excellent e-courses available in India for you to choose from:
Udemy’s The Complete Digital Marketing Course
Rated 4.5, it is one of the bestsellers on Udemy. More than 6 lakh students across the globe have done this course. It is a 12-in one course, suitable for B2B, B2C, digital product, and physical product marketing. It is meant for beginners who know nothing about digital marketing. We can all agree that digital marketing is a happening career; everyone seems to be fascinated by it. This course is a blessing for people thinking of starting a full-time career in it.
This is not a free online course. The best part, however, is that it is usually available for less than 500 bucks. It also comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee in case you are not satisfied with the course. You get full lifetime access once you complete it. Being 22.5 hours long, it offers video lectures, articles, and other written material.
● Future Learn’s Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World
Fashion industry is growing more rapidly than any other industry. Due to this reason, there is an upsurge in the price of the clothes, accessories, etc. Naturally, people are eager to incorporate sustainable fashion into their lives. Taken up by almost 78, 000 students, this online course on Future Learn has been rated 4.9 stars by the reviewers. Though it is a self-paced course, the structure of the course demands you to complete it in 6 weeks while studying for 3 hours per week. Anyone who knows a thing or two about the trends in fashion (or is willing to know) can join the course. Designed by the London College of Fashion, it is one of the best online courses available on sustainable fashion.
The Science of well being on Coursera
A famous Indian-American author Deepak Chopra once said, “For everyone, well-being is a journey. The secret is committing to that journey and taking those first steps with hope and belief in yourself.” This free online course takes you on this journey of well-being by providing challenges to create lucrative habits. You will get a clear picture of what happiness is. It is a 19-hour long course which has been rated highly by many. More than 3.5 lakh students have reaped its benefits. Moreover, you will get a free certificate on completion. The mentor Laurie Santos is a top-level Psychology professor at Yale University who has taught several students across the world.
Context is key: Social Media Strategy in a Noisy Online World on Skillshare
For better or worse, the Internet has become too crowded. On the plus side, social media has emerged as a great industry for helping small businesses grow. Since the competition on social media is on an upswing, you need a well-laid-out strategy to ace the game. This course provides one such strategy to shine through the masses. Among all the other online courses on the same, this one stands out because it focuses not on what you should do, but on what you should not do. It explains why context carries more weight than the content.
SkillShare’s premium plan starts at Rs 149 per month/Rs 1,788 per annum. Only the premium members have access to the full course. The instructor Gary Vaynerchuk has guided big companies like PepsiCo and Green Mountain to skyrocket their digital business.
HubSpot Academy’s Graphic design course: Learn the fundamentals of Graphic Design
Graphic designing is a fun job for those who have a knack for designing. It is a skill required in various fields as graphics play a crucial role in attracting customers. As a graphic designer, you must possess some knowledge of colour psychology, which images to choose, and the composition of the elements. This is also a free online course that is only 22 minutes long. Nevertheless, it gives valuable insight into the art of graphic designing. A short quiz at the end makes it all the more worthwhile.
The online world is a boon to society if used wisely. Instead of wasting time and energy on pointless things, why not invest in yourself and enroll in one of the courses?