Free Online Courses

Personal Development

Learn everything about personal development through free online courses from leading universities around the world, including Harvard, Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Search for your favorite university or select your preferred course duration or weekly effort. Most of these personal development courses are self-paced.

Course name
Duration
Effort
about 3 hours of video, 3 hours of exercises, 3 hours
Approx. 12 hours to complete

Becoming Part of the Globalised Workplace

National University of Singapore
3 weeks of study, 2-3
Approx. 10 hours to complete

Job Success: Get Hired or Promoted in 3 Steps

The State University of New York
3 hours/week
Approx. 5 hours to complete
3 hours/week
Approx. 11 hours to complete

De-Mystifying Mindfulness

Universiteit Leiden
5 Weeks, 7 modules incl Honours project, approx 3 hours per week,
Approx. 30 hours to complete

Teaching Science at University

University of Zurich
5 weeks of study, 2-3
Approx. 16 hours to complete

How to Apply to College

University of Pennsylvania
2-3 hours/week
Approx. 11 hours to complete

Race and Cultural Diversity in American Life and History

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4 weeks of study, 5 hours per
Approx. 12 hours to complete

How to Write a Resume (Project-Centered Course)

The State University of New York
4 hours/week
Approx. 3 hours to complete

Creative Problem Solving

University of Minnesota
4-6 hours/week
Approx. 15 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 14 hours to complete

Improving Communication Skills

University of Pennsylvania
4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours per
Approx. 11 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 3-4
Approx. 27 hours to complete

Converting Challenges into Opportunities

University of California San Diego
About eight hours of video lecture,
Approx. 14 hours to complete
5 weeks of study, 2-3
Approx. 21 hours to complete
5 weeks of study; 2 hours per
Approx. 15 hours to complete

Conflict Management Project

University of California, Irvine
5 weeks of study, 2-3
Approx. 5 hours to complete
4 weeks of study, 2 hours per
Approx. 6 hours to complete
4 hours/week
Approx. 17 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 10 hours to complete
5 weeks of study; 2 hours per
Approx. 20 hours to complete
2-4 hours/week
Approx. 15 hours to complete

Studying at Japanese Universities

The University of Tokyo
4 weeks of study, 2-3
Approx. 10 hours to complete

Networking and Volunteerism for Career Success

University of California San Diego
10 hours of video lecture,
Approx. 12 hours to complete

Wine Tasting: Sensory Techniques for Wine Analysis

University of California, Davis
5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week, including
Approx. 18 hours to complete

Healing with the Arts

University of Florida
3-5 hours/week
Approx. 19 hours to complete
3 hours/week
Approx. 14 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 34 hours to complete
3 weeks of study, 1-2
Approx. 12 hours to complete

Digital Footprint

The University of Edinburgh
6 hours/week
Approx. 5 hours to complete

Achieving Your Optimal Performance

University of California San Diego
5 Weeks of Study
Approx. 11 hours to complete
This course is five weeks long with an estimated 3 - 4
Approx. 26 hours to complete

Career Brand Development and Self-Coaching

The State University of New York
5 weeks of study, 3-5
Approx. 14 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 29 hours to complete
7 hours/week
Approx. 6 hours to complete

Career Planning: A Pathway to Employment

University System of Georgia
4 hours/week
Approx. 17 hours to complete
1-2 hours of study per week plus 6-8
Approx. 14 hours to complete

Learning How To Learn for Youth

Arizona State University
4-5 hours of work.
Approx. 5 hours to complete
5 weeks of study; 2 hours per
Approx. 18 hours to complete

Empowering Yourself in a Post-Truth World

The State University of New York
2-3 hours/week
Approx. 16 hours to complete
Approximately 75 - 90
Approx. 3 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 13 hours to complete

Strategic Career Self-Management

The State University of New York
6 weeks of study, 3-5
Approx. 16 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 1-2
Approx. 11 hours to complete

Sit Less, Get Active

The University of Edinburgh
3 weeks of study, 1.5
Approx. 5 hours to complete
5 weeks of study, 2-4
Approx. 10 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 14 hours to complete
3 hours/week
Approx. 12 hours to complete

Applying to U.S. Universities

University of Pennsylvania
14 hours of videos
Approx. 13 hours to complete

Introduction to Personal Branding

University of Virginia
3-5 hours/week
Approx. 5 hours to complete

Strengthening Your Widening Network

National University of Singapore
3 weeks of study, 1-3
Approx. 7 hours to complete

Psychodiagnostics and Psychological Assessment

National Research Tomsk State University
5 недель обучения, 7-10 часов в
Approx. 10 hours to complete

The Science of Well-Being

Yale University
3 hours/week
Approx. 20 hours to complete

Success

University of Pennsylvania
4 hours/week
Approx. 13 hours to complete

Personality Types at Work

University of Florida
3 weeks of study with 3-5 hours
Approx. 15 hours to complete

Engaging in Persuasive and Credible Communication

National University of Singapore
3 weeks of study, 1-2
Approx. 9 hours to complete

Strategic Self-Marketing and Personal Branding

The State University of New York
4 weeks of study, 2-4
Approx. 11 hours to complete
5 hours/week
Approx. 27 hours to complete

Successful Career Development

University System of Georgia
5 hours/week
Approx. 11 hours to complete

Take the Lead on Healthcare Quality Improvement

Case Western Reserve University
6 hours videos and quizzes
Approx. 24 hours to complete

Designing Your Personal Weight Loss Plan

Case Western Reserve University
3 hours/week
Approx. 15 hours to complete
3 hours/week
Approx. 17 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 3-4
Approx. 16 hours to complete