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30+ Free Online Business Education Sites

I was recently inspired to go through the Mission to Learn newsletter archives to dig up all of the free online business education that I have published. So, here they are. I may come back and add to them, as they don’t currently include selections from the Human Resources and some other categories in the Monitor.

Comment or contact me to let me know if there are others you would like to see here. Categories here include (anchored links coming soon!):

  • General Collections and Libraries
  • Planning & Starting
  • Nonprofit Sector
  • Marketing
  • Green Business
  • Strategy
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Odds & Ends

General Collections & Libraries

Small Business Administration Learning Platform

The SBA offers a wealth of online courses covering planning, launching, managing, marketing, and growing your business. Whatever you need to know, they’ve got you covered.

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American Management Association

Another rich collection of resources, ranging from articles to video to infographics to downloadable exercises. I particularly like the 100 Coaches Collection – video advice from some of the world’s top business thinkers – and the free skills assessments for you or your team.

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American Express Business Class

A variety of resources for business owners — videos, articles, blogs, and expert advice to boost your business, sponsored by American Express.

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Management Methods | Management Models | Management Theories

Management portal explaining 250+ methods, models and theories on strategy, performance management, finance, valuation, change, corporate governance, communication, marketing, leadership and responsibility. Value Based Management.

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Free Management Library

The Library provides easy-to-access, clutter-free, comprehensive resources regarding the leadership and management of yourself, other individuals, groups and organizations. Content is relevant to the vast majority of people, whether they are in large or small for-profit or nonprofit organizations. Over the past 10 years, the Library has grown to be one of the world’s largest well-organized collections of these types of resources.

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IRS Small Business Video and Audio Presentations

These short presentations are dedicated to helping your small business. In addition to these video and audio presentations, please visit the Small Business Tax Workshop Video page for instructional lessons.

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Free Business Training

Keep your employees up to date on today’s important skills & requirements.Test out the best business training system available online by taking one of our free business training courses. Simple course authoring, student administration & branded for your company.

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Businessballs

Set up a free account to get access to 1000’s of quality resources covering leadership, management, personal effectiveness and much more.

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How to Get a Valuable Education Without Mortgaging Your Life

From The Personal MBA – Skip business school: get a world-class business education by reading the 77 best business books available. (Visit your local library to make this one free!)

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read it for (dot) me

A growing collection of business book video summaries.

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5 Minute Management Course

6 lessons with morals. Tongue-in-cheek, but with a dose of wisdom as well.

Planning & Starting

Free Business Plan – Start a Business
Free business plan to download. Read basic core knowledge about how to start business and how to run a business. Be an entrepreneur.

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SCORE – Take a Workshop

Learn your way. Take these courses anytime. Try these useful & interesting courses to help your business get started and grow.

Nonprofit Sector

Wild Apricot Resources Library

A great collection of eBooks, Webinars, blog posts, and other resources geared specifically to nonprofits.

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The Free Nonprofit Micro-eMBA

Free Management Library’s Free, Online Nonprofit Organization and Management Development Program

Marketing

Free Marketing Courses | IttyBiz

Starting a Home Business | Home Business Ideas | Work From Home, Starting a home business? Legitimate home based business advice, tips, and ways to work from home. (Note: Some readers may take offense at Naomi’s language, but she knows what she’s talking about!)

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Marketing Webinars from HubSpot

Archives of all the webinars hosted by marketing software giant Hubspot

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J.S. Gilbert : Referral Marketing Tips for Voice Actors

Join Voice Over Expert J.S. Gilbert in his lecture, “Referral Marketing Tips for Voice Actors”. J.S. discusses the importance of referral marketing and how some strategic planning can prepare you for success, both in the realm of business and artistry. Learn how to get business and referrals from people you already know, develop an elevator pitch and get in touch with your prospects. (Podcast)

Green Business

EcoSector Method: Free Online Course for Green Startups

Steps to a successful green enterprise – a short online course!

Strategy

Corporate Strategy

A video lecture of corporate strategy from the Life ning.

Accounting & Finance

Simple Studies – Best Free Online Accounting Lessons

Free online accounting lessons on simplestudies.com explain accounting principles in a simple way. They include accounting tutorials on introduction to accounting and accounting exercises with solutions. Intro to accounting is presented in simple accounting terms!

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Free Accounting Course – Bean Counting 101

Bean Counting 101 is a free accounting course for non-accountants that covers debits, credits, general ledger, payroll, inventory, depreciation, accrual accounting, double-entry bookkeeping, etc.

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SMExcellence :: OFFICIAL WEBSITE

SMExcellence is a free online learning system that helps you improve your small business and financial management skills.

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Financial Management Training Center

“Fast Free Learning in Business Finance”

Odds & Ends

Trump University
(The Donald throws a bone to free learning with this one promo course.)

Real Estate Investment Strategies, Foreclosures Investing and How to Buy and Sell Investment Properties – Learn from Donald Trump’s experts.

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Improve your personal networking skills

This basic networking tutorial will show you the advantages of networking, how adult social networking can help your business and how to use social networking sites to your advantage.

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IRS Small Business Video and Audio Presentations

These short presentations are dedicated to helping your small business. In addition to these video and audio presentations, please visit the Small Business Tax Workshop Video page for instructional lessons.

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Free Business Training

Keep your employees up to date on today’s important skills & requirements.Test out the best business training system available online by taking one of our free business training courses. Simple course authoring, student administration & branded for your company.

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Business Change Management Library

Check out our sample video covering The Change Agent. You’ll find it to be a lively presentation that gives cutting-edge insight, and pragmatic tools – all proven methods that have produced world class results in organizations all over the planet.

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Play Kebab Van Online Kebab Van Sim Game Review Hints

Play Kebab Van sim game free online. No download. Serve kebabs in busy area make big profit. Kebab Van game review hints. tips, cheats.

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Free Online Courses Open to Business Professionals Affected by Down Economy
SmartDraw.com, maker of SmartDraw, the software that helps you work smarter by communicating visually, has announced a free, three-part series of e-Courses entitled, “Recession Proof Your Business.” This timely series, accessible through SmartDraw’s Working Smarter blog at http://blog.smartdraw.com/ or through the series overview at https://www.smartdraw.com/Recession-Proof-Overview-PDF, is divided into three 20-minute online e-Courses that include printed materials and video instruction.

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Strictly Business

The American Society of Media Photographers provides this forum to encourage the development of critical skills and to foster new ideas. Our goal is an informed and savvy professional photography community.

Jeff Cobb
Mission to Learn

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