No matter the industry you play in (or intend to enter) or level of experience, there is always something new you can learn.
In todays world, it is often said that the Internet is everyone’s best resource. And it’s true. Because the world has grown increasingly interconnected, the Internet has become an incredible treasure trove of information on how to run a successful company.
No matter the industry you play in (or intend to enter) or level of experience, there is always something new you can learn. Here are five topnotch resources to utilise if you want to take your business acumen to the next level as entrepreneur:
Academic Earth: The courses on Academic Earth are designed such that students’ understanding of the world of business can be broadened and their skills are honed in a variety of specialties. Online learning programs cover a wide range of topics including accounting, business, entrepreneurship, management and marketing. From topics like identifying business opportunities to finding the right of venture funding, you’re definitely covered.
Coursera: With courses like “Essentials of Entrepreneurship: Thinking and Action” and “Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship,” you’ll find plenty of content to help guide your new venture. Coursera can even suggest new ways to fund your business idea. Either way, you will definitely be getting a ton of new ideas and skills.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania: According to its website, Kutztowns’ free online learning programs cover “one of the largest collections of free, on-demand entrepreneurial training resources in the United States.” Course categories available include accounting, business planning, legal issues, management development and marketing, all of which you can use to refine and test your business knowledge.
Moz Academy: If your business has a website, then you should be interested in Search Engine Optimization (SEO). That’s where Moz Academy’s live and recorded webinars come into play. You’ll find detailed resources on branding, link-building and social media.
Tecademics: There are few platforms that can rival Tecademics in the internet marketing space. It is also very popular because it lets you learn based on your own unique educational style. You can take an online course at your own pace or participate in interactive digital “labs” with student partners and mentorship from successful coaches.
All these online learning resources are awesome. But that’s not the best part. If you are an entrepreneur (or aspiring to be), employee or business leader looking expand your knowledge base, the Internet will always have something for you. Happy hunting!