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The new year is officially here, and with it comes both the hope and expectation that we can change our lives for the better.
There’s no better time than the start of the year to set goals for yourself; everyone is beginning 2017 with a blank slate. Because of this, Udemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for $19 each.
The deal ends in 2 days.
Below we’ve collected some of our favourite online courses Udemy has to offer — both best sellers from last year as well as a few perennial options.
Whether you want to learn to code, read faster, take better photographs, or speak with more confidence, there should be something that can help you stick to your resolutions. Simply enter the promo code “MAKEAMOVE” to redeem the deal.
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A former Goldman Sachs employee has taken the lessons he's taught at universities in the past, and condensed them into one course that he describes as 'an entire MBA.'
Through the class students will learn macro and micro economics, how to value companies, and the basics of how investment banks and management consulting firms work. In addition to the nuts and bolts, instructor Chris Haroun aims to teach his students about the importance of personal connections, and professional presentation -- how to identify and pitch venture capitalists, and communicate your ideas clearly and concisely.
An Entire MBA in 1 Course, $19 (originally $200), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
For those who'd like to start designing their own websites and mobile applications, this is the place to start. With more five-star ratings than any other course offered on Udemy, this course is a certainly well-liked. Even those brand new to web development will be able to get a site onto the web within just six weeks of classes.
The Complete Web Developer Course 2.0, $19 (originally $200), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
Writing is an essential skill, regardless of your industry. Whether you're an aspiring blogger, or simply want to add a little more nuance to the emails you send out everyday. This course will teach you the tips and tricks used by professional writers to keep their work clear and concise.
Writing With Flair: How To Become An Exceptional Writer, $19 (originally $200), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
Excel is probably the most powerful tool on your computer, if you know how to wield it. This course is for those with a basic understanding of the program, who want to learn how to make spreadsheets do more of the legwork for them. Students will learn how to work with VBA, the coding language of Excel, allowing them to create their own Macros and set up automations.
The Ultimate Excel Programmer Course, $19 (originally $200), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
Ruby on Rails is a web-application framework written in Ruby, an object-oriented programming language. Many top sites including Hulu, Twitter, Airbnb, and Groupon use Rails in building their web applications. This course is aimed at beginners, and starts by teaching you the basics of coding in Ruby, and then takes those skills and applies them to understanding the framework of Rails.
The Complete Ruby on Rails Developer Course, $19 (originally $195), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
If you're tired of seeing simple apps become worldwide sensations while you think to yourself 'I could've thought of that,' this is the course for you. Learn to design and build apps for iOS 10, even if you have no previous coding knowledge. With over 200 lectures, and 20 hours of content, you can learn at your own pace as you work towards creating the next Candy Crush.
The Complete iOS 10 Developer Course - Build 21 Apps, $19 (originally $200), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
This class focuses on 'hacking' your reading and memory skills, in order for you to work smarter not harder. Students will first learn to read faster, and follow that up with exploring how to retain and comprehend all of the new information they're capable of taking in.
Become a SuperLearner: Learn Speed Reading & Advanced Memory, $19 (originally $145), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
Turn your photography hobby into a side business as a freelancer by learning advanced techniques in every aspect of the art, from shooting to editing. Take your DSLR off of autofocus, and master shooting in manual mode. This course is designed for aspiring photographers of all experience levels, whether you fancy yourself an Instagram expert, or have just started getting the hang of your Holga.
Photography Masterclass: Your Complete Guide to Photography, $19 (originally $50), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
If you forget your parentheses or misplace a few semicolons, it won't trip you up as much as it would if you were coding in a more strict coding language. This course is focused on getting you comfortable with the concepts of Python, and directly applying it to applications.
The Ultimate Python Programming Tutorial, $19 (originally $125), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
If you are running a business today, you need to have a strong social media presence. Knowing how to present yourself, and engage with your audience on different platforms is essential to promoting your visibility, and growing your network of clients. This course aims to take those with little knowledge of social media -- beyond personal use -- and get them to a point where they can manage a page for their business with confidence.
Social Media Marketing 2016 -- The Complete Certificate Course, $19 (originally $299), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
While it's never been easier to have your own website, there are still plenty of sites out there that don't look good enough to present as a professional. This course will help those looking to either build their own website or start a career in web design learn to develop impressive pages by providing you with a knowledge of graphics, style, and typography.
Master Web Design in Photoshop, $19 (originally $199), available at Udemy. (Use the promo code: MAKEAMOVE)
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