Open University Free 'Badged’ Courses.
The Open University are now offering free ‘badged’ courses. Badges demonstrate interest in a subject, evidence of professional development or a commitment to studies. Badged courses are highly engaging and cover a range of core subjects and professional competencies essential for the modern workplace.
Badged courses cover a range of core subjects and professional competencies for the modern workplace.
These are 24 hours of FREE online learning (ca 3 hours per week over 8 hours). Your badge and Statement of participation are downloadable from your OpenLearn Profile and can be shared on social media and displayed in LinkedIn or other eportfolio platform.
There are 8 employability courses listed below – other free online courses are also available such as ‘Introduction to cyber security’, ‘Learning to code for data analysis’, ‘Supply Chain Management’ (see final link below for a full list).
Employability Badged Online Courses Available Now
Developing Career Resilience
Understanding Your Sector
Leadership and followership
Succeed in the workplace
In Production- due to go live in the next 2 months
Communication in the workplace
Working in diverse teams
Mentoring and coaching
Full list of badged courses (and links to other free modules)