Free courses to brush up on new skills amid Covid-19 - Revinate

Free courses to brush up on new skills amid Covid-19

We know that many of you are in a holding pattern while you wait for travel to pick up again. If you’re looking to brush up on new skills or refresh old ones, our partner at Udemy has launched a whole portfolio of free courses. Here are some that caught our attention:

A mini course on time management

7 steps you can use immediately to become more productive and master time management.

Why? While hoteliers wrote the book on time management, maybe there’s a nugget or two in here that can help you check-in a guest while responding to a glowing review.

Introductory photography course

The fastest way to get off ‘Auto’ mode and unlock the creative potential of your camera. 

Why? “I’m just going to take some social media pictures,” you call out, as you head to the pool for an hour or so.

Astronomy – State of the art

Join Prof. Chris Impey in this Astronomy for beginners course and learn about today’s amazing astronomical discoveries! 

Why? Did you know Carl Sagan taught at Cornell, the alma mater of many of you?

Spark starter kit

NOT another “What is Spark?” course! Explore Spark in depth and get a strong foundation in Spark. 

Why? Add “social media guru” to your resume by learning this simple Adobe tool for creating great, visual posts.

Excel pivot table basics

Start analyzing data with Excel’s most powerful data analysis tool, Pivot Tables. They’re easier than you think! 

Why? Show the revenue management folks that they’re not the only ones who know their way around a spreadsheet.

How to speak to anyone and be fearless – in less than 55 minutes

Learn to quickly connect with crowds of strangers, be better on dates or ace that job interview. 

Why? When that irate lady from room 721 comes down to complain about the internet, you’ll be ready.

How to change your thinking and become more positive

Quick inspirational video tips to shift your perceptions so that you can live the life you deserve. 

Why? One word. Coronavirus.

If these don’t fit the bill, there are tons more. Check them out here. Tell them your friends at Revinate sent you!