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10 Online Masterclasses To Make Use Of The CB Wisely

With "circuit breaker" measures coming to fruition this week, most of us will be staying at home as most work spaces are temporarily closed. But with so much time on your hands in between your Netflix marathons, why not take advantage of this down time to upgrade your skills? 

There are a whole host of online masterclasses available in almost every industry imaginable, so here's our list of courses and learning platforms that you should check out. 

1. Neil Gaiman Teaches the Art of Storytelling

In 10 words or less: Fiction writing legend teaches you his tools of the trade.

Platform: MasterClass. Streaming platform that lets you learn from industry leaders.

Must pay? Yes. Annual membership of $180.

2. Timbaland Teaches Producing and Beatmaking

In 10 words or less: Chart-topping producer shares his process to creating a hit song.

Platform: MasterClass. 

Must pay? Yes. Annual membership of $180.

PHOTO: coursera | yonsei university

3. First Step Korean

In 10 words or less: Enjoy Korean dramas to the fullest by learning the language.

Platform: Coursera. For deeper learning, specialised degrees and optional online certificates.

Must pay? No. The entire course is free. However, if you want to attain a certificate upon completion, it will cost you $49 USD.

PHOTO: coursera | university of michigan

4. Web Design for Everybody: Basics of Web Development & Coding Specialization

In 10 words or less: Create your own interactive website for your future business.

Platform: Coursera.

Must pay? 7-Day Free Trial. $49 USD per month afterwards.

5. Premiere Pro CC for Beginners: Video Editing in Premiere

In 10 words or less: Learn to piece together videos for your homemade movie.

Platform: Udemy. Affordable online courses which are easy to follow and lets you learn at your own pace.

Must pay? Yes. $19.99 only!

6. Ultimate Photoshop Training: From Beginner to Pro

In 10 words or less: Valuable skill to have in today's image-driven world. Trust us.

Platform: Udemy.

Must pay? Yes. Just $22.99!

7. COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application

In 10 words or less: Teaches you how to effectively care for critically ill patients.

Platform: FutureLearn. A UK-based learning platform that offers a very wide selection of short courses. 

Must pay? Nope. It's free of charge.

8. Work-Life Balance and the Impact of Remote Working 

In 10 words or less: Thrive as you WFH with best practices promoting work-life balance.

Platform: FutureLearn.

Must pay? Nope. Absolutely free.

Photo: Skillshare

9. Meal Planning Made Easy- Five Healthy & Delicious Breakfasts in 10 Minutes

In 10 words or less: Simple recipes for the health-conscious that actually taste good.

Platform: Skillshare. For courses that nurture your creativity.

Must pay? No. For the first 2 months at least. After the trial period, it's $11.50 a month for premium membership.

10. Style Your Space: Creative Tips and Techniques for Interior Design

In 10 words or less: Simple, practical ways to spruce up your home.

Platform: Skillshare. 

Must pay? No. For the first 2 months at least. After the trial period, it's $11.50 a month for premium membership.

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