Courses and many other useful free resources for entrepreneurs on the Internet.
There are 15 websites in Top Educational English (United States) and we have added some equivalent course and service platforms
A good entrepreneur has to touch many sticks, especially if the company has just been set up and there are not enough employees to cover all areas.
Acquiring the knowledge necessary to start a company can cost a lot of money. But fortunately, on the Internet there are more and more free and quality educational resources.
Below you have a list of 15 web pages to learn for free about entrepreneurship, accounting, marketing or business management. 15 educational websites that will help the entrepreneur to create his own company.
2. HubSpot Academy
HubSpot Academy is a platform that offer courses free certificates on attraction marketing, optimizing websites, landing pages and capture leads (potential customers). This knowledge is essential to grow the company and its visibility on the web.
Although podcasts are not courses, they are a great (and entertaining) way to become more efficient entrepreneurs. Podcasts can be heard streaming from the computer (if the podcast has that option) or via iTunes for iOS or applications such as Podcast Republic for Android. Podcasts such as Entrepreneur of Fire already have hundreds of listeners and are an excellent way to inform us of the latest news and strategies in the business world. You can find more podcasts on entrepreneurship in Think entrepreneurship.
Great entrepreneurs know how to manage money both personally and in their business. In addition to offering classes on finance at a great price, LearnVest also has free classes such as “Building Better Money Habits” and “How to budget” (how to manage money).
5. Consulting courses in niche markets
The Internet has become a great means of instruction, very useful for entrepreneurs who want to learn how to create their company in a specific niche. Natalie MacNeil and MyOwn Business are some examples of teachers and organizations that offer free courses and e-books on how to start a business. To find the one that best suits you, try searching for “niche keyword” (“business course”)
edX is a free platform that currently offers more than 300 courses on various topics, including “Financial Analysis and Decision Making” and “Entrepreneurship 101: Who is your customer?” (Entrepreneurship 101: who is your customer?). In these courses, which address not only general business, you can also gain knowledge useful for our industry, as can be the big data or environmental conservation. In Esoaña and Latin America, the first paragraph of MOOcs dedicated to entrepreneurs is UNIMOOC.
7. Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a free learning platform that allows free access to education in a wide variety of subjects, such as math, science, art, technology, among others. There are more than 100,000 interactive exercises to put into practice what has been learned. Although many of the courses are aimed at high school students, there are many others that serve to refresh knowledge in subjects such as taxes or accounting.
8. MIT Open Courseware
This OCW platform offers free courses taught directly at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The institute also has an entrepreneurship page with a list of very useful courses for those who have just created their company. Some of the most interesting are “Early Stage Capital” and “The software Business”.
9. Ktuztown University of Pennsylvania
This university offers almost 100 very practical free university courses for entrepreneurs, for example, on business planning and management and taxes in small businesses.
Coursera is a platform that has 114 partner educational institutions that offer free courses for almost 10 million users. One of the advantages of Coursera is that its courses are very specific, so they are perfect for specific niches. Some examples are: “Data Maganement for Clinical Research” of the University of Vanderbilt and “Innovation for Entrepreneurs: From Idea to Marketplace” of the University from Maryland. Coursera has a larger course offer than other platforms given its extensive network of collaborators. In Spain and Latin America there is a similar platform: Miriadax de Universia.
We all know that YouTube is one of the largest search engines in the world where we can find videos of virtually anything we can think of. From TED Talks talks to recorded presentations on how to create a company (building a business). It is a great and free resource.
At Alison we can also find free online courses from well-known companies such as Google, Microsoft and Macmillan. It has four million users and more than 600 courses with different themes, such as economics, personal development and business skills.
The Saylor Foundation also has free courses and thanks to its collaboration with universities and faculties it also allows certificates to be obtained at a very reasonable price. The educational offer is very similar to that of the bachelor’s degrees.
If you want to learn about search engine optimization to make your website as visible as possible, check out Moz, it’s a real treasure. Also in Moz Academy you will find web seminars or webinars (recorded or live), free SEO guides, social networking and link building (link building) for beginners.
16. Red Entrepreneurship
Red Emprendia is a network of Latin American Universities (Spain and Latin America) supported by the Santander bank that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship and especially internationalization through this geographical area with numerous services.
CISE (Santander Entrepreneurship International Center), at the moment it does not have many online resources, but on its website you can see the Yuzz program. It is also supported by Santander Universitie