Shortly after graduation, people realize that there are some skills that school doesn’t teach. There is a need to constantly update one’s knowledge, especially because the world is fast-paced. To keep up with the times, here are some free online classes to level up your talent arsenal!
1. Facebook Blueprint
Facebook currently has 2.4 Billion monthly active users, and with a social media-crazed world, this is the best tool companies have to advertise their products and services. Gaining an expertise on this platform makes you valuable in whatever industry you are in. Mastering Facebook marketing leads to growth for you as an employee and for your business if you decide to be an entrepreneur. Facebook also is now becoming an avenue to widen your reach whether for an individual or for business. Once you know how to deal with your audiences in Facebook, your range or influence can change. That’s the main reason also why TV programs explore and dive into social media.
To master this, the social media giant launched Facebook Blueprint: an online program that has courses to help establish individual expertise on the platform while earning certifications for course completion. It has over 90 courses that provides you everything you need to master community creation, maintenance, and marketing on the platform. Moreover, it also gives you training's for its sister company, Instagram. By completing this, you will develop the ability to advertise and use the internal systems of the platform so you can turn engagements into purchases for your personal business or company.As for a Science and Technology show like DOSTv, Facebook is a great avenue to reach a wide variety of audience. Not much for their monetary gains or profit since government entities like DOSTv cannot use its earnings but more for fulfilling its mandate to be of serviceto the people through the dissemination and promotion of STI.
2. Microsoft Office Training
When it comes to office productivity, Microsoft is the household name for companies around theworld.No matter what level of employment you’re in, refreshing your knowledge in Office apps help you to become more efficient at work. Knowing that there’s a new version almost every decade and that they update almost every month, you should know how to deal with them. To answer this demand, the company created free online courses through the Microsoft Training Website.Here,they give trainings for Office applications, ranging from standard ones to more advanced courses. Some of the courses include familiar programs such as Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. The site also has downloadable program demos, interactive guides, workbooks, and training presentations.
Want further studies in educational institutions around the world? Then Coursera’s the site for you to check out! These courses range from MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)to full subject and online degrees. Coursera includes lectures, autocorrected and peer-reviewed assignments, and community discussion forums. Some of them are free, but note that others have fees in order for you to gain certifications. Don’t be discouraged, however, because there’s financial aid available through the website!
With the right mindset and the will to finish these courses, you will never be out of touch with the needs of the industry you’re in!Technology is dynamic and changing. So it’s best to be always in-the-know. Furthermore, you’re promoting your own growth when you choose courses like this! Want more articles about personal growth and technology?
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