If you would like to be a sponge in the ocean of knowledge, here are some free resources for you to kickstart and start the ball rolling. Hope it helps!RenSun Lee
Courses & Certificates
LinkedIn Learning’s Course Club
Each quarter, we unlock a selection of our most popular online courses. These courses will help you keep your skills sharp, and give you a sneak peek into how LinkedIn Learning can help your team or organization develop the most in demand skills.
Free-to-access LinkedIn Courses (limited selection)
As a LinkedIn member, you have the ability to unlock up to 10 LinkedIn Learning courses a month (even without LinkedIn monthly subscription). As a non-Learning subscriber, these courses will be available to you for up to 24 hours.
1. 3 options on your feed menu at the bottom right of profile page
–can be refreshed to show different options
–~6-8 courses are set in stone
–when you finished one of the courses, a new one will show up
–some new courses might replace the current options at the start of each month after reset
2. Recommended courses based on your previous selections in “notifications”
3. 3 options on the feed menu at the bottom right of your network/friend’s profile page
-the contents depend on your network/friend’s interests
Massive List of Thousands of Free Certificates and Badges (2021)
Thousands of courses with free certificates and badges offered by MOOC platforms, universities, companies, and nonprofits worldwide.
Chris Croft’s Instant Guides
Each of the following is a one page instant guide to the subject with extra resources to explore further.
Guide to Selling, Success, Assertiveness, Marketing, Presentation Skills, Motivation, Leadership, Customer Care, Influencing, Project Management, Negotiation Skills, Time Management.
Emotional Intelligence Resources
Source 1 (Britt Andreatta)
Guide to Recruiting Rockstars
by Jeff Hyman
L & D Detective Kit for Solving Impact Mysteries
by Kevin M. Yates
Magazines, Webinars, Podcasts, Journals
Food Science & Tech
Chief Learning Officer
Training Magazine – Resources for Training Professionals
Making Decisions with Limited and Imperfect Information (2017)
By Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace certificate program (2021)
University of South Florida
Muma College of Business
[Ends June 2021] 60 Free Certificates From Coursera for a Limited Time (2021)
The promotion includes courses from Duke, Michigan, Google Cloud, AWS, and Yale, among others. Some courses about COVID-19 from Johns Hopkins and Stanford University also currently have free certificates.