Courses

Check out any of the courses available within Upskill University or through one of Upskill's affiliates. Do you have a course you'd like to have featured here? E-mail course information (name, description, format, skills, instructor, and price, along with an affiliate link) to tracy@upskilluniversity.com for consideration!

All Course Index

Create in Canva

This is an Upskill original course. 

Format: Self-study/On-demand

Description: Learn how to use Canva to create the following items:

  • Creating a social media post (e.g., FaceBook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn)
  • Creating social media headers/covers
  • Creating a presentation
  • Creating a workbook or worksheet
  • Creating a short video/commercial
  • Creating a flyer

Instructor: Dr. Tracy Shroyer, Upskill University CEO

Cost: $47 

How to Stand Out in Your Next Job Interview

This is an Upskill original course.

Format: Self-study/On-demand

Skills: Interviewing, professional development, self-awareness

This course is intended to help both novice interviewers or experienced professionals who have not interviewed recently or battled self-doubt in past interviews.  This course will help participants to positively stand out in their next job interview.   

By the end of this course, participants will understand the preparation and components involved that will help them differentiate and positively distinguish themselves in an interview.  Participants will be invited to rate themselves in key areas and identify the three most significant action steps to help them positively stand out in their next job interview.

Instructor: Mary Rauchenstein, Leadership Edge Solutions CEO

Cost: $97

Rock Your Resume

This is an Upskill original course.

Format: Self-study/On-demand

Skill: Resume writing

You will learn the importance of having a resume, why your resume needs to articulate your abilities and experience, and how to format information within the sections of your resume. This course does not include a technical walk-through to create a resume, but resume examples and templates (in Microsoft Word) are provided within the course.

Instructor: Dr. Tracy Shroyer, Upskill University CEO

Cost: $47

VTR Learning Opportunities

Source: VTR Learning

Format: Self-study/On-demand

Skill: Accounting, Business, Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing, Medicare, Operations & Management

VTR Learning is a premier provider of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses that use a fun and engaging virtual format, so accountants, human resources professionals, and licensed specialists can collect recertification credits on the fly.

With VTR Learning, you don’t have to be shackled to impossible testing standards. Because our organization-specific assessment formats are perfectly designed to make any business professional’s recertification experience easy. So, you can learn for the sake of learning in a fictional, no-risk business environment. 

Recertification opportunities for certifications such as SHRM, HRCI, CPA, APA, and ASAE.  

Upskill University is an affiliate of VTR Learning and may receive a percentage of any sales. Payment to take this course is directly through VTR Learning. 

MasterClass Online Classes

Source: MasterClass

Format: Self-study/On-demand

Skill: Wide variety

What is included in a MasterClass membership? 

Membership includes access to an incredible catalog of 150+ classes taught by the world’s best on cooking, leadership, photography, writing, and more!

Each classes includes around 20 video lessons that are 10 minutes long on average, along with an in-depth workbook. You also get access to our smartphone and TV apps, offline lessons, our members only newsletter, and our dynamic community of members around the world. 

Upskill University is an affiliate of MasterClass and may receive a percentage of any sales. Payment to take this course is directly through MasterClass. 

 

Here are just a few examples of the 150+ MasterClass available courses with membership…

 

Daniel Pink Teaches Sales and Persuasion

Format: Self-study/On-demand

Skill: Sales, Negotiations

With four NYT bestsellers, Daniel Pink is an influential voice in the evolving landscape of sales and motivation. Now the author of To Sell is Human teaches you science-backed principles for effective and ethical sales and persuasion. Learn tactics for achieving better outcomes in any interaction – at home or at work – and tools for framing your message, navigating cognitive biases, and pitching ideas, products, or yourself. 

Instructor: Daniel Pink

Class Length: 14 video lessons (2 hours, 57 minutes)

Sara Blakely Teaches Self-Made Entrepreneurship

Format: Self-study/On-demand

Skill: Entrepreneurship, Marketing

With little more than an idea and a drive to find her way, Sara Blakely went from selling fax machines door-to-door to becoming the world’s youngest female self-made billionaire in 2012. Now the inventor, entrepreneur, and founder of Spanx teaches you to open doors and close deals. Learn Sara’s customer-first approach and her tactics for prototyping, branding and building awareness, and bootstrapping your way to success.

Instructor(s): Sara Blakely

Class Length: 12 video lessons (3 hrs 30 min)

Upskill University is an affiliate of MasterClass and may receive a percentage of any sales. Payment to take this course is directly through MasterClass. 

Howard Schultz Leading a Values-Based Business

Source: MasterClass

Format: Self-study/On-demand

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz rose from a childhood in public housing to leading a company that revolutionized the way the world drinks coffee. With no formal business education, he relied on his values while growing a 13-store chain into a global brand with more than 250,000 employees. In his 90-minute video series, Howard shares what he’s learned about business leadership and being an entrepreneur. 

Instructor: Howard Schultz

Class Length: 11 video lessons (1 hour, 43 minutes)

Upskill University is an affiliate of MasterClass and may receive a percentage of any sales. Payment to take this course is directly through MasterClass.