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Time and Productivity Management Techniques

In this course, you will learn how to get more things done in less time by equipping yourself with research-based, scientifically acclaimed strategies to manage time and boost productivity. 

Getting Stay Interviews Right

In this course, you'll learn what a stay interview is, how to conduct them, and what stay interviews can do for an organization

Workplace Emotional Intelligence: How to Be Emotionally Intelligent

In this course you will learn what emotional intelligence is, what it consists of and how to increase emotional intelligence to excel in your career. 

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.

10 Ways to Manage Stress during Career Uncertainty

This course will teach you how to recognise and manage stress symptoms, how to take actions to strengthen your resilience and manage job stress, and know where to turn for support if you need it.

How to Stay Relevant in your Jobs during Digitalisation and Automation?

Learn how to stay relevant and up to date in your job in an era of digitalisation and automation, as well as the attributes that will help everyone to upskill in their current jobs.  

Academic Writing

This course will help you improve your academic writing skills to get into the college of your dreams. You'll learn to write strong SOPs, effective thesis statements, essays, along with other areas of academic content writing.

The Ultimate Guide to Kickstarting your MBA Journey

This course will help you clear all your doubts on when, where, why, and how to pursue an MBA.

The Ultimate Guide to Kickstarting your Data Science Journey

This course will help you to get answers to all of your questions on when, where, why, and how to grow in the Data Science domain.

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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!

Who should sign up?

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?

Yes, you will get an e-Certificate of Completion once you successfully finish all the modules within your program. upGrad deploys advanced technology to track learner progress and to be eligible for the certificate you will have to complete all the program modules that appear under the "Course Card". This will be issued once the requisite program duration comes to an end.

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!

What if I want to learn more?

Our learning platform will give you an overview about upGrad's holistic learning experience and you will also get a view into a variety of programs offered. You can go over the same and schedule a call with an Admissions Counsellor, who will guide you to pick the best program most likely to help you advance your career.