COL-Udemy Skills for Work Initiative
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3D & Animation, Design tools, Game Design, Graphic Design, Mobile, User Experience Design, Web Design
Finance & Accounting
Accounting, Accounting Software, Corporate Finance, Finance Fundamentals, Financial Modeling & Analysis, Investing & Trading
Database Administration, Hardware, It Certifications, Network & Security, Operating System & Servers
Leadership & Management
Communication, Leadership, Management, Strategy
Marketing, Digital Marketing, Marketing Analytics & Automation, Marketing Strategy, Paid Advertising, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Video & Mobile Marketing, Collaboration
Email & Productivity, Operating Systems, Presentations, Spreadsheets, Word Processing,
Arts & Creativity, Health & Fitness, Language Learning, Personal Finance, Personal Growth, Stress Management
Project Management & Operations
Agile & Scrum, Operations Management, Project Management Certifications, Project Management Fundamentals, Project Management Tools
Customer Service, Sales Skills & Tools
Compliance, Human Resource Fundamentals, Learning & Organizational Development, Talent Management
Frequently Asked Questions
COL-Udemy Skills for Work Scholarship is an initiative of Commonwealth of Learning (COL) under its Skills for Work program. The Scholarship is aimed at enabling citizens of commonwealth nation acquire skills to gain employment, work, and livelihood. The scholarship entitles the scholarship holders to gain free access the entire suite of 5500 courses on ‘Udemy for Business’ Portal. Upon completion, the scholarship holders are entitled to obtain certificates entire for free without having to any fee.
Skills for Work, an initiative of Commonwealth of Learning (COL), aims to support the efforts of Commonwealth Member States to disseminate skills required for decent employment and entrepreneurship and pave the way for skilling, reskilling, upskilling and lifelong learning
Skills for Work takes a two-pronged approach:
- Through hybrid models that apply open and distance learning techniques, it helps women, girls, youth, people with disabilities, entrepreneurs, and the unemployed at the community level to acquire relevant 21st Century, life and essential skills, and access in-country mentorship support.
- Through varied partnership models, it enhances ODL capabilities of both TVET institutions and other non-governmental organisations involved in skill development to share and adapt open educational resources; develop capacity in blended teaching/learning practices; scale up outreach efforts; and, respond to the market needs.
Skills for Work believes that the success and the growth of private eLearning providers in both the developed world and in emerging economies contributes to closing the education and skills gap. The model of low-cost, highly convenient, accessible and self-paced, flexible self-learning is a direct answer to the needs of unemployed youth, workers in the informal economy and people with mobility challenges.
Udemy is the leading global marketplace for teaching and learning, connecting millions of students to the skills they need to succeed. Udemy is an American (MOOC) provider aimed at professional adults and students. It was founded in May 2010 by Eren Bali and Oktay Caglar.
As of February 2021, the platform has more than 40 million students, 155,000 courses and 70,000 instructors teaching courses in over 65 languages. There have been over 480 million course enrollments. Students and instructors come from 180+ countries and 2/3 of the students are located outside of the U.S.
Students take courses largely as a means of improving job-related skills. Some courses generate credit toward technical. Udemy has made a special effort to attract corporate trainers seeking to create coursework for employees of their company. As of 2021, there are more than 155,000 courses on the website.
The headquarters of Udemy is located in San Francisco, California, with offices in Denver, Colorado; Dublin, Ireland; Ankara, Turkey; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Gurugram, India.Click here to learn more about Udemy
Udemy for Business is a next-gen learning solution that transforms the workplace learning experience through a consumer-first on-demand learning solution. Built for businesses striving to be at the forefront of innovation, Udemy for Business offers fresh, relevant learning anytime, anywhere. The 5,500+ high-quality courses taught by the world’s leading experts cover a wide range of topics from development and IT to design, leadership and stress management. In addition to its curated content collection, organizations can also securely host and distribute their own proprietary content.Click here to learn more about Udemy for Business