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Difficulty Level: Basic Self-Paced Free Online Classes

Civil society today

Take some time out to learn about civil society: everyone who works to build a society that benefits us all! Learn about what the Civic Charter is and what your freedoms and responsibilities are. Understand what challenges the civil society faces, and what you yourself as an active citizen can do.

First aid

Knowing the basics of first aid could save a person’s life, so these are definitely skills you want to have in your pocket! In this course, you will learn what to do if faced with an accident or medical emergency, as well as what products are useful to include in your first aid kit.

Food safety

If you work with producing or selling food, you are responsible for the safety of it. Learn how to cover your bases with food safety by setting up hygienic areas for handling and preparing food and understand food hazards. Find out how to make an own-check plan to monitor your own food safety.

Founder 101: Become a successful entrepreneur

Find out if becoming an entrepreneur is right for you! This course will teach you the steps to take, whether you need to know about developing your idea into a product or service, how to plan, organize and manage your finances, or learn new skills in sales, marketing and leadership.

General healthcare

In this course, you’ll learn about the body and its organs. You will also discover how to boost your immune system to stay healthy. You will understand what medicines, vaccines and nutritional supplements are for and how to use them correctly.

Get That Future

This course gives you an opportunity to learn about futures literacy: how we think, how we feel, and how we act about futures. Develop your ability to navigate in an ever-changing world and to grab opportunities to create the future you want to see for yourself and your community!

Get that job

Build your personal brand and learn more about the job-seeking process, what employers are looking for, how to prepare your application and excel at job interviews. Get tips for how to stay motivated during your job search, and how to make an impression on your first days once you get that job.

Living a healthy lifestyle

Maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle does not need to require too much effort. Get tips about how to take care of your nutrition, regular exercise, relationships, sleep and work-life balance.

Men’s health

Do you know which male-prone health issues you should be looking out for? In this course, you will find important information on grooming, hygiene, sexual care, and male health check-ups. Jump on in!

Money 101: Master your finances

Do you want to find ways to manage your money more effectively? Are you curious about what your relationship with money is? Do you want to learn how budgeting can help you with money management? This money management course is course 1 in the two-part Money 101 series, which has been created based on the open-source material “Managing my money” by The Open University. Additional sources are referred to on the individual learning cards.

Money 101: Secure your financial future

Dreaming about something you haven’t quite been able to save up for yet? Wishing to build a secure foundation for your future? This money management course is course 2 in the two-part Money 101 series, which has been created based on the open-source material “Managing my money” by The Open University. Additional sources are referred to on the individual learning cards.

Personal hygiene

This course is all about personal hygiene: you’ll learn how to maintain a healthy life and prevent the spread of illnesses through self-care and keeping the environment around you clean.

Sustainable world

Learn what the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are and what can be done to end poverty, and ensure food, energy, health and decent work for all – through actions that at the same time protect the living planet and combat climate change. Let’s build safer and more inclusive communities.

Women’s health

In this course, we’ll talk about the ways in which women should take care of their intimate area, what you should know about reproductive health and family planning, and other things you should keep in mind in regards to your health as a woman.

Course Name Description

Civil society today

Take some time out to learn about civil society: everyone who works to build a society that benefits us all! Learn about what the Civic Charter is and what your freedoms and responsibilities are. Understand what challenges the civil society faces, and what you yourself as an active citizen can do.

Course Name Description

First aid

Knowing the basics of first aid could save a person’s life, so these are definitely skills you want to have in your pocket! In this course, you will learn what to do if faced with an accident or medical emergency, as well as what products are useful to include in your first aid kit.

Course Name Description

Food safety

If you work with producing or selling food, you are responsible for the safety of it. Learn how to cover your bases with food safety by setting up hygienic areas for handling and preparing food and understand food hazards. Find out how to make an own-check plan to monitor your own food safety.

Course Name Description

Founder 101: Become a successful entrepreneur

Find out if becoming an entrepreneur is right for you! This course will teach you the steps to take, whether you need to know about developing your idea into a product or service, how to plan, organize and manage your finances, or learn new skills in sales, marketing and leadership.

Course Name Description

General healthcare

In this course, you’ll learn about the body and its organs. You will also discover how to boost your immune system to stay healthy. You will understand what medicines, vaccines and nutritional supplements are for and how to use them correctly.

Course Name Description

Get That Future

This course gives you an opportunity to learn about futures literacy: how we think, how we feel, and how we act about futures. Develop your ability to navigate in an ever-changing world and to grab opportunities to create the future you want to see for yourself and your community!

Course Name Description

Get that job

Build your personal brand and learn more about the job-seeking process, what employers are looking for, how to prepare your application and excel at job interviews. Get tips for how to stay motivated during your job search, and how to make an impression on your first days once you get that job.

Course Name Description

Living a healthy lifestyle

Maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle does not need to require too much effort. Get tips about how to take care of your nutrition, regular exercise, relationships, sleep and work-life balance.

Course Name Description

Men's health

Do you know which male-prone health issues you should be looking out for? In this course, you will find important information on grooming, hygiene, sexual care, and male health check-ups. Jump on in!

Course Name Description

Money 101: Master your finances

Do you want to find ways to manage your money more effectively? Are you curious about what your relationship with money is? Do you want to learn how budgeting can help you with money management? This money management course is course 1 in the two-part Money 101 series, which has been created based on the open-source material "Managing my money" by The Open University. Additional sources are referred to on the individual learning cards.

Course Name Description

Money 101: Secure your financial future

Dreaming about something you haven’t quite been able to save up for yet? Wishing to build a secure foundation for your future? This money management course is course 2 in the two-part Money 101 series, which has been created based on the open-source material "Managing my money" by The Open University. Additional sources are referred to on the individual learning cards.

Course Name Description

Personal hygiene

This course is all about personal hygiene: you’ll learn how to maintain a healthy life and prevent the spread of illnesses through self-care and keeping the environment around you clean.

Course Name Description

Sustainable world

Learn what the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are and what can be done to end poverty, and ensure food, energy, health and decent work for all - through actions that at the same time protect the living planet and combat climate change. Let’s build safer and more inclusive communities.

Course Name Description

Women's health

In this course, we’ll talk about the ways in which women should take care of their intimate area, what you should know about reproductive health and family planning, and other things you should keep in mind in regards to your health as a woman.

Difficulty Level: Basic Self-Paced Premium Online Classes

10 steps to transform your life

Have you felt the need for some inspiration and guidance to be able to transform your life for the better? Discover your gifts and resources as well as what you really want from life. This hands-on course with a lot of reflective activities helps you discover your natural potential of living a meaningful and fulfilled life.

A mind for business: Boost how your mind works

Ever wanted a user’s guide to your own mind? This course is for anyone looking to make the most of their minds to advance in their career. Take daily steps to make yourself and your business more successful! Learn the 10 habits that will get your mind ready and keep it that way: improve decision-making, inspire innovation, boost motivation and drive productivity.

Be a great team player

Do you want to know more about teams, how they work, and how you can help them succeed? Do you want to know about the different roles in a team, and which ones might be good for you? This course will help you answer all those questions with lots of practical and professional tips.

Become a brilliant salesperson

“Develop your skills throughout the sales process, from planning goals to finding buyers to managing customer relationships. Learn how to pitch, demonstrate your value and communicate fluently. This course is for anyone who has ambitions of becoming a better salesperson. Whether you sell simple, everyday items from a shop or negotiate complex solutions with international organisations, this course can help you take your skills to the next level!

Become a customer service professional

Do you want to improve your customer service skills and become a brilliant customer service professional? Find effective ways to connect better with your customers. Discover how to create wow moments and see your service through your customers’ eyes. Explore the art of active listening and understand how to communicate with different personality types. And, as strange as it may sound, discover how to appreciate customer complaints!

Become an effective decision maker

What kind of decision maker are you? Are you aware of the different types of decisions you make everyday? This course is for anyone in a decision making role in working life, or looking to develop as a decision maker in their personal life. Learn to make more effective decisions by preparing, pacing your decision and following through with implementation. Practice your decision making skills with the Decision Simulator!

Become an impactful leader

Make a positive impact and establish your credibility to lead. This course is for anyone about to start fresh in a leadership role, or wanting to prepare for leadership. Learn 12 different aspects of being an impactful leader and develop yourself as a leader. Discover how to be a role model and how to remain calm under pressure. Learn attentive listening and find ways to build positive leadership.

Bounce: Build your armor of courage

Have you wondered why some people are able to find their way no matter what life throws at them? Their key to a successful life may just be resilience – the ability to bounce back from misfortune. If you feel that everyday life is a struggle and the odds are against you, this may be the course for you! Learn how you too can discover and build your invincible armor of strength and courage!

Develop an attitude that gets things done

Do you know those positive and self-motivated people who seem to accomplish everything they set their eyes on? Well, now you can be one yourself! Get a positive, can-do attitude easily with a few new habits. These habits aim to grow your self-confidence and help you to be someone who gets results!

Emotional intelligence: The skill that connects us

Want to become better at understanding yourself and others? Check out this course for a deeper look into what emotions really are and how they affect us. Emotional intelligence is the most important factor in how well you get on with other people professionally as well as personally. This course teaches skills to help you perceive, understand, use and manage your own and other people’s emotions.

Flip it: How to see the positive

This course is for anyone who would like to learn about a different, better way to think and act. It teaches you to ask the right questions to get the best out of everything. Dozens of tools, techniques and ideas provide you a way to more happiness, confidence, creativity and success.

How to make the most of your time

Do you find it is a challenge to get everything done? Is there never enough time? Not to worry if you are feeling overwhelmed! This course is for anyone interested in improving their time management skills: you will learn how to plan and schedule your days to use your time effectively and get what matters to you done.

How to solve almost any problem

This course is for you if you ever feel stuck when faced with a problem, or if you are looking for a way to overcome obstacles. This course will offer you easy-to-use tools that will help you think about problems in new ways and find creative solutions. Get tips and tricks to handle almost any kind of problem, whether on your own or in a group, in your private life or in business.

How to speak so people listen

Speaking so that people listen to you is a crucial business skill – and useful in your social life! This course will show you how to get your message across for any audience. You’ll get strategies, techniques and tips which will ensure that when you speak, people will really hear you.

How to write a brilliant CV

Whether you have many years of experience or are looking for your first job, your CV is a great way to help you stand out and get the job! This course teaches you how to make a good CV, step-by-step, as you progress from start to completion. It gives you the skills to identify your experiences, achievements and strengths – and tailor your CV to the requirements of the job – so that you can make yourself shine. Start your CV-building today!

How to write reports people want to read

Do you ever wonder how to write reports, proposals and other working life texts that people will actually read – and enjoy? This course is about how to plan, structure, and write  content so that it informs, engages, and persuades your audience. Learn how to write compelling content in 7 steps! This course is for anyone using written texts to communicate ideas, and engage and persuade audiences in the workplace.

Increase your self-confidence

Have you ever felt you’d need more confidence to do what you really want to do? Then this course is for you! Seize opportunities before they pass you by! Learn to present yourself confidently and boost your self-esteem to overcome any negative thoughts holding you back. Learn from practical advice and examples of how real people have overcome their low confidence and made positive changes to their lives.

Influence: Get your ideas noticed

The course helps you answer the question: why should people listen to you? It helps you to get your ideas across in ways that influence your co-workers, clients and customers. Discover how to develop your influencing skills: help people see your point of view and take you more seriously, especially at work.

Know your business and its customers

Employers expect new employees to be able to hit the ground running in working life. Understand businesses in public, private and voluntary sectors: what missions and values are, how to act for the benefit of customers, and how to develop the right energy and attitude to succeed at your new job. This course is for recent graduates or other junior professionals searching for a job, or about to start in a new job.

Manage great meetings

Frustrated with ineffective meetings that drag on and on without clear outcomes? Take this course to clarify why, when and with who to have meetings. Learn to prepare appropriately and set ground rules to keep meetings on track so that you, your team and your organisation can achieve your goals.

Manage yourself and your workload

Do you want to succeed in the workplace? There are two things you will learn in this course above all else that will help you. Firstly, you need to be able to manage yourself: your motivation, your emotional responses, and how you use your time. Secondly, you need to stay on top of your workload.

Own your life: The power of freelancing

This course is about how you can take ownership of your own livelihood and life in general by becoming a freelancer. Learn the dos and don’ts of making a smooth transition into freelancing, getting more work than you can handle and managing your clients. Master how to market your business and build your network. Develop ways to motivate yourself, get stuff done and take care of yourself when freelancing. Gain the skills to thrive as a freelancer!

Shine with your communication

Having good communication skills will help you express your thoughts clearly, connect with people, develop relationships, and increase your chances of getting where you want to in your life and career. Learn how to overcome obstacles and get things done with good communication skills!

Stand out from the crowd: Improve your employability

To build your employability skills, this course provides exercises on career planning and exploration. You will learn how to make a CV,  market your skills on social media and how to apply for jobs. You will learn how to reach your employment goals!

Talkability: Master the art of conversation

If you’ve ever felt frustrated in your inability to express your thoughts, this course will give you the tools to clearly state your point! The course explores the power of spoken words and mastering the art of conversation to get the best outcome in your private and work life. It gives tried and tested tips for getting your points across to make things happen and to get more from every conversation.

Course Name Description

10 steps to transform your life

Have you felt the need for some inspiration and guidance to be able to transform your life for the better? Discover your gifts and resources as well as what you really want from life. This hands-on course with a lot of reflective activities helps you discover your natural potential of living a meaningful and fulfilled life.

Course Name Description

A mind for business: Boost how your mind works

Ever wanted a user’s guide to your own mind? This course is for anyone looking to make the most of their minds to advance in their career. Take daily steps to make yourself and your business more successful! Learn the 10 habits that will get your mind ready and keep it that way: improve decision-making, inspire innovation, boost motivation and drive productivity.

Course Name Description

Be a great team player

Do you want to know more about teams, how they work, and how you can help them succeed? Do you want to know about the different roles in a team, and which ones might be good for you? This course will help you answer all those questions with lots of practical and professional tips.

Course Name Description

Become a brilliant salesperson

"Develop your skills throughout the sales process, from planning goals to finding buyers to managing customer relationships. Learn how to pitch, demonstrate your value and communicate fluently. This course is for anyone who has ambitions of becoming a better salesperson. Whether you sell simple, everyday items from a shop or negotiate complex solutions with international organizations, this course can help you take your skills to the next level!

Course Name Description

Become a customer service professional

Do you want to improve your customer service skills and become a brilliant customer service professional? Find effective ways to connect better with your customers. Discover how to create wow moments and see your service through your customers’ eyes. Explore the art of active listening and understand how to communicate with different personality types. And, as strange as it may sound, discover how to appreciate customer complaints!

Course Name Description

Become an effective decision maker

What kind of decision maker are you? Are you aware of the different types of decisions you make everyday? This course is for anyone in a decision making role in working life, or looking to develop as a decision maker in their personal life. Learn to make more effective decisions by preparing, pacing your decision and following through with implementation. Practice your decision making skills with the Decision Simulator!

Course Name Description

Become an impactful leader

Make a positive impact and establish your credibility to lead. This course is for anyone about to start fresh in a leadership role, or wanting to prepare for leadership. Learn 12 different aspects of being an impactful leader and develop yourself as a leader. Discover how to be a role model and how to remain calm under pressure. Learn attentive listening and find ways to build positive leadership.

Course Name Description

Bounce: Build your armour of courage

Have you wondered why some people are able to find their way no matter what life throws at them? Their key to a successful life may just be resilience – the ability to bounce back from misfortune. If you feel that everyday life is a struggle and the odds are against you, this may be the course for you! Learn how you too can discover and build your invincible armour of strength and courage!

Course Name Description

Develop an attitude that gets things done

Do you know those positive and self-motivated people who seem to accomplish everything they set their eyes on? Well, now you can be one yourself! Get a positive, can-do attitude easily with a few new habits. These habits aim to grow your self-confidence and help you to be someone who gets results!

Course Name Description

Emotional intelligence: The skill that connects us

Want to become better at understanding yourself and others? Check out this course for a deeper look into what emotions really are and how they affect us. Emotional intelligence is the most important factor in how well you get on with other people professionally as well as personally. This course teaches skills to help you perceive, understand, use and manage your own and other people’s emotions.

Course Name Description

Flip it: How to see the positive

This course is for anyone who would like to learn about a different, better way to think and act. It teaches you to ask the right questions to get the best out of everything. Dozens of tools, techniques and ideas provide you a way to more happiness, confidence, creativity and success.

Course Name Description

How to make the most of your time

Do you find it is a challenge to get everything done? Is there never enough time? Not to worry if you are feeling overwhelmed! This course is for anyone interested in improving their time management skills: you will learn how to plan and schedule your days to use your time effectively and get what matters to you done.

Course Name Description

How to solve almost any problem

This course is for you if you ever feel stuck when faced with a problem, or if you are looking for a way to overcome obstacles. This course will offer you easy-to-use tools that will help you think about problems in new ways and find creative solutions. Get tips and tricks to handle almost any kind of problem, whether on your own or in a group, in your private life or in business.

Course Name Description

How to speak so people listen

Speaking so that people listen to you is a crucial business skill – and useful in your social life! This course will show you how to get your message across for any audience. You’ll get strategies, techniques and tips which will ensure that when you speak, people will really hear you.

Course Name Description

How to write a brilliant CV

Whether you have many years of experience or are looking for your first job, your CV is a great way to help you stand out and get the job! This course teaches you how to make a good CV, step-by-step, as you progress from start to completion. It gives you the skills to identify your experiences, achievements and strengths - and tailor your CV to the requirements of the job - so that you can make yourself shine. Start your CV-building today!

Course Name Description

How to write reports people want to read

Do you ever wonder how to write reports, proposals and other working life texts that people will actually read - and enjoy? This course is about how to plan, structure, and write  content so that it informs, engages, and persuades your audience. Learn how to write compelling content in 7 steps! This course is for anyone using written texts to communicate ideas, and engage and persuade audiences in the workplace.

Course Name Description

Increase your self-confidence

Have you ever felt you’d need more confidence to do what you really want to do? Then this course is for you! Seize opportunities before they pass you by! Learn to present yourself confidently and boost your self-esteem to overcome any negative thoughts holding you back. Learn from practical advice and examples of how real people have overcome their low confidence and made positive changes to their lives.

Course Name Description

Influence: Get your ideas noticed

The course helps you answer the question: why should people listen to you? It helps you to get your ideas across in ways that influence your co-workers, clients and customers. Discover how to develop your influencing skills: help people see your point of view and take you more seriously, especially at work.

Course Name Description

Know your business and its customers

Employers expect new employees to be able to hit the ground running in working life. Understand businesses in public, private and voluntary sectors: what missions and values are, how to act for the benefit of customers, and how to develop the right energy and attitude to succeed at your new job. This course is for recent graduates or other junior professionals searching for a job, or about to start in a new job.

Course Name Description

Manage great meetings

Frustrated with ineffective meetings that drag on and on without clear outcomes? Take this course to clarify why, when and with who to have meetings. Learn to prepare appropriately and set ground rules to keep meetings on track so that you, your team and your organization can achieve your goals.

Course Name Description

Manage yourself and your workload

Do you want to succeed in the workplace? There are two things you will learn in this course above all else that will help you. Firstly, you need to be able to manage yourself: your motivation, your emotional responses, and how you use your time. Secondly, you need to stay on top of your workload.

Course Name Description

Own your life: The power of freelancing

This course is about how you can take ownership of your own livelihood and life in general by becoming a freelancer. Learn the dos and don’ts of making a smooth transition into freelancing, getting more work than you can handle and managing your clients. Master how to market your business and build your network. Develop ways to motivate yourself, get stuff done and take care of yourself when freelancing. Gain the skills to thrive as a freelancer!

Course Name Description

Shine with your communication

Having good communication skills will help you express your thoughts clearly, connect with people, develop relationships, and increase your chances of getting where you want to in your life and career. Learn how to overcome obstacles and get things done with good communication skills!

Course Name Description

Stand out from the crowd: Improve your employability

To build your employability skills, this course provides exercises on career planning and exploration. You will learn how to make a CV,  market your skills on social media and how to apply for jobs. You will learn how to reach your employment goals!

Course Name Description

Talkability: Master the art of conversation

If you’ve ever felt frustrated in your inability to express your thoughts, this course will give you the tools to clearly state your point! The course explores the power of spoken words and mastering the art of conversation to get the best outcome in your private and work life. It gives tried and tested tips for getting your points across to make things happen and to get more from every conversation.

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