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Career Planning Fundamentals

upGrad's Co-founder & Managing Director, Mayank Kumar, shares his insights and guides you through the key steps needed for building a strong career plan.

Effective Business Communication

This course, by David F. Poritzky, CEO Envista strategies, helps you master your Busniess Communication skills.

Business Analytics Fundamentals

This course will help you with learn and apply useful data visualisation tools.

Introduction to Business Analytics

This course will help you understand business buzzwords and in formulating hypotheses and understanding how decision making takes place in an organization.

Marketing Masterclass: Create your Brand

This is a Masterclass on building favorable brands from Siddharth Roy Kapur, the former MD of The Walt Disney Company India.

Fundamentals of Marketing

This course will help you understand what marketing is and how it helps the business' growth objectives.

Introduction to Social Media Marketing

This course will help you leverage social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to increase your brand presence.

Fundamentals of Communication

This course will help you gain insights on different forms of communication such as writing, gesturing, speaking and broadcasting along with the functions and key components of communication.

Accounting Fundamentals

This course will help you learn the fundamentals of financial statements, how to read them, and how to use financial data to make business choices.

Financial Analysis

This course will Introduce you to the key operating levers that you need to evaluate a company's performance. You will understand the importance of managing working capital.

How to Build your Business from Zero to Zerodha

Hear from Nithin Kamath, Founder & CEO of Zerodha, about how to build a business from the scratch and the secret ingredient behind Zerodha's success.

Introduction to Research Methodology

This course will help you learn the basics of business research and why it's so important. You'll also learn how to design a cutting-edge research aim for your study.

Business Communication Masterclass

This is a Masterclass on the skills of presentation, negotiation and persuasion by Rakesh Godhwani, an Adjunct Faculty of Communication for Leaders at IIM Bangalore.

Advanced Writing and Editing for Print Media

This course will help you learn the concept, characteristics and types of feature writing. You'll also learn the various styles and platforms in writing a feature story.

Introduction to Supply Chain Management

This course will teach you the essentials of supply chain management, including how supply chains operate, how to plan a supply chain, and how to use supply chains to achieve success.

How to Sell Anything: Mastering Sales Technique

This course will help you learn about the sales journey and help you master communication techniques, in order to make you an excellent Salesperson!

Introduction to HR Management and Strategy

This course will help you learn the fundamentals of human resource management, including it's purpose, scope and functions followed by a brief overview of strategy fundamentals.

Economics Masterclass

This is a Masterclass on macro-economics and its impact on daily life, by Debopam, Chief Economist at Piramal Group.

Introduction to Microeconomics

This course will help you understand the importance of economics in allocating resources, the economics models and the economic assumption.

Introduction to Macroeconomics

Learn how the economic activity of individuals and firms affects the bigger picture - the economy of a country, or the world as a whole.

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upGrad Free Courses

What is upGrad’s Free Courses initiative all about?

What the world is experiencing today is a truly unprecedented scenario. We are all plagued with absolute uncertainty. How things pan out, only time will tell, but how we utilize our time right now can make a world of a difference to our future. upGrad’s Free Courses goal is to help you pick up on some of the hottest skills that are trending in the market today in 6-8hrs, absolutely free of cost.

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You can choose any number of Programs from any of the 60+ programs and get access to them for no fees whatsoever. You don't have to even provide your credit / debit card details!

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upGrad works with leading industry experts and academia to deliver programs in the field of Data, Technology and Management. We have a globally recognized team of instruction designers who have curated these 35 programs. 

These programs have been designed to help you develop a brief understanding of the different topics. They meet the needs of working professionals as they are easy to consume and give you the flexibility to finish the program as per your own schedule. 

So if you have been looking to add a skill or two to your profile, programs offered under upGrad's Life Long Learning initiative will help you do just that by simply investing a few hours every week. 

Sometimes, these skills may not directly be applicable for you, but learning is said to have an overall positive impact on your mental health. If you are feeling anxious about what lies ahead, enroll in these programs to spend your time more meaningfully. Additionally, learning new skills can also help you create a competitive edge over your peers and help you stay ahead of the curve. 

For some of the courses, there are certain skill pre-requisites, do review the same before enrolling. Choosing the right course is the first step to success.

Will I get a certificate?

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What is the duration for which I can access to the content?

We're constantly looking to update our course library to be able to give you a host of topics to upskill in, and to keep it fresh. And so, most courses have a set deadline - the current courses are accessible until 1st March 2022. It's best to check the deadline for each course and ensure that you complete before it expires!

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