Taking up something new is always exciting and that is why we at Naukri Learning bring you a curated list of 75+ free online courses for management professionals starting now in this month of October 2020.

Pick up these online courses starting now so that you too can immediately start your learning journey:

Most Recent Online Courses Starting Now in October 2020

Product Management Courses:

Skills to Learn:

  • Product development process
  • Scrum, Agile, Kanban, waterfall development
  • New idea development and understanding of users needs
  • Market analysis
  • MVP 
  • Designing 
  • HEART metrics framework, AARRR (Pirate) Metrics framework

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Brand and Product Management by Coursera – Free to audit
  2. Software Product Management offered by the University of Alberta available on Coursera – Free to audit 
  3. Project Management Principles and Practices by Coursera – Paid Course
  4. Rethinking the Product Development Process by Alison – Paid
  5. Introduction to Product Management by Stanford 
  6. Become a Product Manager | Learn the Skills & Get the Job – By Udemy – Paid
  7. Become an AI Product Manager by Udacity – Paid 
  8. Master the Product Manager Interview by Udemy – Paid
  9. Advanced Product Management – by Udemy – Paid
  10. Digital Product Management Specialization by Coursera – Paid

Supply Chain Management Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Understanding of demand 
  • Identifying and measuring forecasting error
  • Product life cycle
  • Manufacturing process
  • Production plan and analyzing sales forecasting
  • Production activity control
  • Master production schedule (MPS)
  • Rough cut capacity planning (RCCP)
  • Material requirements planning (MRP)
  • Capacity requirements planning (CRP)
  • Inventory analysis

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Supply Chain Sourcing by Coursera – Free to Enrol
  2. Supply Chain Analytics – by Coursera – Free to Enrol
  3. Supply Chain Management Specialization by Coursera – Free to Enrol
  4. Supply Chain Principles – by Coursera – Free to audit
  5. Supply chain management: Be global – by Coursera – Free to audit
  6. Supply Chain Logistics by Rutgers the State University of New Jersey – Free to enroll
  7. Advance your career in Supply Chain Management by edX – Paid
  8. MicroMasters® Program in Principles of Manufacturing by edX – Paid
  9. Managing Supply Chain Disruption During COVID-19 – by Coursera – Free to audit
  10.  Supply Chains for Manufacturing: Inventory Analytics by edX – Paid

Business Strategy and Planning Courses:

Skills to Learn:

  • Corporate and business strategy
  • Industry life cycle model
  • Decision making
  • Competitive analysis
  • Hybrid business strategies
  • SWOT analysis
  • Fundamentals of marketing, finance, and business

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI by Microsoft by edX – Paid 
  2. Marketing Analytics by IIT Kharagpur at NPTEL – Free 
  3. Data-driven Decision Making by Coursera – Free to enroll
  4. Build a Product Roadmap by OpenClassrooms – Free to enroll
  5. Visual Thinking: Drawing Data to Communicate Ideas” by SkillShare – Free
  6. Design Thinking for Innovation at Coursera – Free to enroll
  7. Excel Skills for Business Specialization at Coursera – Free to enroll
  8. Understand customers needs and online behaviors by Google – Free
  9. Supply Chain Logistics offered by Rutgers the State University of New Jersey – Free to enroll
  10. Introduction to Business Analytics: Communicating with Data by Coursera – Free to enroll
  11. Beginner to Pro in Excel: Financial Modeling and Valuation by Udemy – Paid

Sales and Marketing Courses:

Skills to Learn:

  • Sales channel analysis
  • Strategies to expand the brand
  • Sales scripts
  • Market analysis
  • Digital marketing
  • Branding
  • Market research 
  • Communication

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Marketing in a Digital World by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at Coursera – Free to enroll
  2. Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management by University of Virginia
  3. Marketing Analytics by edX – Paid
  4. Sales Training: Inbound Business Strategy by HubSpot at Coursera – Free to enroll
  5. Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies at Coursera – Free to enroll
  6. Get certified in the Fundamentals of Digital Marketing by Google – Fre
  7. Social Media Marketing: Top Tips for Growing Your Followers & Going Viral” by SkillShare – Free to enroll
  8. Do product research: analyze the competition and interview potential customers by OpenClassrooms – Free to enroll

Soft Skill Courses: 

Skills to Learn:

  • Body language
  • Communication (oral & written)
  • Documentation
  • Conflict resolutions

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Improving Communication Skills by Coursera – Free to enroll
  2. Communicate your ideas through storytelling and design by Google – Free Course
  3. Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills by edX – Paid Course
  4. Presentation skills: Public Speaking Project at Coursera – Free to enroll
  5. Stress Management by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur at NPTEL – Free to enroll
  6. Ready, Set, Future! Introduction to Futures Thinking by Coursera – Free to enroll
  7. Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills by Coursera – Paid
  8. Leadership and Emotional Intelligence by Indian School of Business (ISB) – Free to audit
  9. The Manager’s Toolkit: A Practical Guide to Managing People at Work by Coursera – Free to enroll
  10. Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills by Coursera – Free
  11. Speaking in public by OpenClassroom – Free

Project Management Courses:

Skills to Learn:

  • Project planning
  • Risk analysis
  • Project quality control and performance management
  • Project procurement management
  • Project costing
  • Project integration management
  • Project Lifecycle Management
  • Agile Software
  • Scrum Management
  • Kanban
  • Lean Thinking
  • Document Development
  • Reporting and Visualization
  • PRINCE2 methodology

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Project Management: The Basics for Success by Coursera – Free to Audit
  2. Foundations of Project Management by FutureLearn – Free
  3. Agile Crash Course: Agile Project Management; Agile Delivery by Udemy – Paid
  4. PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP)® by PMI – Paid
  5. PGDM In Project Management by MIT School of Distance Education – Paid
  6. Project Management For Managers by IIT Roorkee and NPTEL – Free to enroll
  7. Project Management Certificate by Harvard University – Paid
  8. Cognixia PMP Training Course – Paid
  9. Become a Product Manager | Learn the Skills & Get the Job – by Udemy – Paid
  10. Basics of Project Management by Manipal Pro Learn – Paid

Operations Management Courses:

Skills to Learn:

  • Resource planning
  • Controlling Operations
  • Workflow management
  • Process optimization
  • Strategy development
  • Productivity tools
  • Computer-savvy

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Managing Business Operations by Udemy – Paid
  2. Operations Management in small businesses: key techniques by Udemy – Paid
  3. Applied Operations Management – Aggregate Planning – Revised by Alison – Free
  4. Hospital Operations: Improving Patient Experience by Future Learn – Free
  5. Excel Skills for Business Specialization by Coursera – Free
  6. Operations Management: Supply Chains, Products, and Services by Udemy – Paid
  7. Professional Certificate in Urban Freight Transport Operations & Logistic Management by Amity PROx- Paid
  8. Microsoft SharePoint 2016: Productivity Solutions by edX – Paid

Basic Accounting and Finance Courses:

Skills to Learn:

  • Basics of double-entry bookkeeping
  • Fundamentals of the income statement
  • Financial accounting principles

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Accounting for Decision-Making by edX – Free to audit
  2. Accounting and Finance by edX – Free to audit
  3. An Introduction to Credit Risk Management by edX – Free to audit
  4. Accounting Fundamentals Course by CFI – Free
  5. Financial Accounting: Foundations by Coursera – Free to Enroll
  6. Corporate Finance by edX – Free to audit
  7. Financial Analysis Prodegree In Collaboration With Kpmg In India – by Imarticus – Paid
  8. Introduction to Financial Modeling for Beginners by Udemy – Paid

The End Note

As the concept of work from home is like the new normal, you must work on upskilling your management skills. This is the time when you can overcome the fear of public speaking, or learn to make a data-oriented PowerPoint presentation, get skilled in social media marketing, or become a pro in financial accounting.

So pick up a course that you can start right away in October 2020 and get ready to learn from home while you work from home!

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