upStart is a unique ecosystem within upGrad to help you stay ahead of the curve and experience a part of upGrad's learning experience free of cost. You can choose courses from Business Basics, Data Science, Marketing, Machine Learning & Technology and build your foundational knowledge over a couple of hours. You will have access to Cutting Edge Content that is entirely Self-Paced, a Live Discussion Forum to ask your questions and to interact with others in your class, and a Certificate on successful completion of the course, free of cost.
Quick courses for your busy schedule
Designed in collaboration with leading industry experts to help you develop strong fundamentals.
Introduction to Excel & Data Analysis (12hrs)
This course advances your basic Excel skills by getting you comfortable with Excel functions and analysis.
Business Communication Masterclass (2hrs)
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.
Marketing Masterclass: Create Your Brand (1hr)
This is a Masterclass on building favorable brands from Siddharth Roy Kapur, the former MD of The Walt Disney Company India.
Economics Masterclass (2hrs)
This is a Masterclass on macro-economics and its impact on daily life, by Debopam, Chief Economist at Piramal Group.
Analyzing Patterns in Data and Storytelling (6hrs)
This course teaches you to identify patterns and to communicate the insights you draw from data effectively at work.
Advanced Data Analysis in Excel (15hrs)
This course teaches you to assess the data you have to build an informed strategy to grow the business.
Introduction to Business Analytics (18hrs)
This course will help you understand business buzzwords and in formulating hypotheses and understanding how decision making takes place in an organization.
Programming with Python: Introduction for Beginners (17hrs)
This course introduces you to the syntax of Python programming language, its data structures and control structures and the application of Object Oriented Programming in Python.
Learn Basic Python Programming (15hrs)
This course will revise your basic concepts of lists and strings from a coding perspective in Python.
Learn Python Libraries: NumPy, Matplotlib and Pandas (15hrs)
This is a preparatory course on Python libraries: NumPy, Matplotlib and Pandas
Linear Regression - Step by Step Guide (21hrs)
This course will take you through linear regression which helps us to understand the impact of variable over another.
Logistic Regression for Beginners (17hrs)
In this course, you will study the theory of logistic regression, a machine learning technique for binary classification.
Unsupervised Learning: Clustering (11hrs)
In this course you will learn how to group elements into different clusters when you don't have any pre-defined labels.
Basics of Inferential Statistics (15hrs)
In this course, you’ll learn about probability and statistics, continuous and discrete probability distributions, sampling methods and their error quantification and central limit theorem.
Hypothesis Testing Crash Course (11hrs)
In this course, you’ll learn about types of hypothesis, types of test for the hypothesis, decision-making criteria for hypothesis, critical value and p-value method for testing.
Introduction to Database Design with MySQL (11hrs)
This is a course about database design and the basics of MySQL using MySQL Workbench.
Advanced SQL: Functions and Formulas (11hrs)
In this module, you will learn all about window functions, case statements, stored functions and query optimization.
Linear Algebra for Analysis (5hrs)
In this course, we will walk you through the basics of linear algebra.
Fundamentals of Deep Learning of Neural Networks (28hrs)
In this course, you'll be introduced to the basics of Neural Networks and concepts related to Deep Neural Network.
Introduction to Natural Language Processing (11hrs)
In this course, you'll learn the basics of NLP and use regex to build tools for spell correction, phonetic hashing, and spam detection.
Fundamentals of Marketing (14hrs)
This course will help you understand what marketing is and how it helps the business' growth objectives.
Introduction to Social Media Marketing (10hrs)
This course will help you leverage social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to increase your brand presence.
Web Analytics Course for Beginners (7hrs)
This course will help you understand your online audience and measure the performance of your campaigns.
Basics of Search Engine Optimization (6hrs)
This course walks you through the basics of SEO, conducting an SEO audit and SEO operation.
Basics of Search Engine Marketing (6hrs)
This course will walk you through the basics of search engine marketing, and how to leverage it for your business objectives.
Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing (4hrs)
This course will show you how to build, launch and analyze email campaigns.
Complete Guide to Content Marketing (5hrs)
In this course, you’ll learn about creating content strategy, an execution plan and defining campaign metrics.
Blockchain Technology: A Quick Introduction (9hrs)
In this 9hr course, learn the fundamentals of blockchain and how it is an alternative to the existing legacy systems.
Advanced Blockchain: Features Simplified (5hrs)
In this course, learn about the global use-cases in blockchain as well as about smart contracts and their associated features.
Core Java Basics (23hrs)
In this course, you will learn the concept of variables and the various data types that exist in Java. You will get introduced to Conditional statements, Loops and Functions in Java.
Object Oriented Analysis and Design for Beginners (7hrs)
In this course, you will learn about OOAD and why you need it. You will get introduced to the Object-Oriented Paradigm of software development and with Unified Modelling Language.
Object-Oriented Principles in Java: Abstraction, Encapsulation, Inheritance and Polymorphism (12hrs)
In this course, learn about the framework of classes and objects, and get introduced to the principles of OOP - Abstraction, Encapsulation, Inheritance and Polymorphism.