Personal Finance Masterclass

True financial freedom is a luxury many people never achieve. With this immersive course, however, you’ll gain the tools you need to not only manage your wealth, but build it so you can attain a new level of financial independence. From budgeting and investing to retirement planning and taxes, this is the online personal finance course to make you truly understand your money.

  • Access 168 lectures & 7.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn to budget & save your money & reduce expenses
  • Understand credit cards & taxes
  • Discuss loans, debts & debt reduction
  • Get a crash course in investing & growing your income
  • Examine retirement basics, planning & post-work financial freedom
  • Navigate real estate, mortgages & other big ticket purchases

Personal Finance Masterclass

Step-by-Step Copywriting Secrets Course

Your words have a huge impact on your sales. If you use the right words to speak to your audience, you can increase your sales by 300%. If you use the wrong words, you can lose people that would have been a great fit for your product or service. In this course, you’ll study the key principles of writing product descriptions so that you can sway customers to purchase rather than steer them away.

  • Learn the most important principles of copywriting & nothing more
  • Use words that deeply influence readers & persuade them to buy
  • Multiply your sales even if you’re not a natural writer
  • Use copywriting to increase sales
  • Start making a lot more money

Step-by-Step Copywriting Secrets Course

Photography for Kids: Project-Based Beginner Photography

Are you looking for an art class for your kids, but don’t know how to teach it? Does photography sound like a fun and useful class? Do you want to develop your child’s creative and critical thinking skills? Photography for Kids is the perfect solution. This project-based class is ideal for kids (ideally ages 4-13) and anyone wanting to learn about photography in a fun way.

  • Learn about the history of photography & basic photography techniques
  • Break up the learning process into weekly projects
  • Get photography tips tailored to each assignment
  • Become a talented photographer from the comfort of your home

Photography for Kids: Project-Based Beginner Photography

HTML & CSS: Learn to Build Sleek Websites

Want to build a website but don’t quite have the skills? Well, time to change that with this beginner to intermediate crash course in HTML and CSS, two of the most commonly used programming languages on the web. After these 3.5 hours, you’ll be ready to build a fully responsive, adaptable website to host whatever kind of web presence you’d like.

  • Access 43 lectures & 3.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Create a fully functional website w/ HTML & CSS
  • Add graphics & images to webpages
  • Work efficiently w/ CSS to create more engaging web design
  • Make responsive webpages w/ media queries

HTML & CSS: Learn to Build Sleek Websites

The Online Entrepreneur Survival Guide

Everybody wants to be their own boss, but the prospect of going fully independent and working from home is a daunting one. Being an online entrepreneur comes with a unique set of challenges, both mentally and emotionally, and this course aims to help you navigate the difficulties of staying on top of your game while running your own internet business from your home. Not to mention, you’ll get some great insight on how to make your business thrive, directly from a successful online entrepreneur.

  • Access 13 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Learn how to cope w/ the mental & emotional challenges of online business
  • Create a realistic vision for your business
  • Understand how to drive your business to success
  • Explore productivity secrets & learn how to avoid burnout
  • Navigate business catastrophes better & understand the importance of support & how to find it
  • Identify business opportunities better

The Online Entrepreneur Survival Guide

Intro to Entrepreneurship

Starting your own business is an exciting idea, but also a bit scary. How do you know what to do? How do you know if what you’re doing is right? You learn. And this course will teach you everything you need to know to not just prepare yourself to launch a business, but to succeed in doing it. The time to pursue that dream is now!

  • Access 89 lectures & 15 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn the core concepts of entrepreneurship
  • Understand how to think like an entrepreneur
  • Differentiate between the important & unimportant
  • Discover how to gather the resources you need
  • Learn how to consistently think in actionable business terms

Intro to Entrepreneurship

Freelance Business Kickstart

Starting a freelancing business and being fully in charge of your own career may seem like a daunting venture. But this course aims to take the nerves out of it, providing you a blueprint for kickstarting a full-time freelance career, or a freelancing side job. Whether you’re looking to supplement your income, getting tired of the 9-5 grind, or just want to try a new career, this course will empower you to take off fast.

  • Access 45 lectures & 3.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn the basics of freelancing & how to choose your craft
  • Build your own website from scratch & find work
  • Join freelance networks & discover moonlighting best-practices
  • Define your goals & brand, & build a portfolio
  • Gain valuable business & tax tips

Freelance Business Kickstart

Learn by Example: HBase – The Hadoop Database

For Big Data engineers and data analysts, HBase is an extremely effective databasing tool for organizing and manage massive data sets. HBase allows an increased level of flexibility, providing column oriented storage, no fixed schema and low latency to accommodate the dynamically changing needs of applications. With the 25 examples contained in this course, you’ll get a complete grasp of HBase that you can leverage in interviews for Big Data positions.

  • Access 41 lectures & 4.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Set up a database for your application using HBase
  • Integrate HBase w/ MapReduce for data processing tasks
  • Create tables, insert, read & delete data from HBase
  • Get a complete understanding of HBase & its role in the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Explore CRUD operations in the shell, & with the Java API

Learn by Example: HBase – The Hadoop Database

Oozie: Workflow Scheduling for Big Data Systems

Working with Big Data, obviously, can be a very complex task. That’s why it’s important to master Oozie. Oozie makes managing a multitude of jobs at different time schedules, and managing entire data pipelines significantly easier as long as you know the right configurations parameters. This course will teach you how to best determine those parameters, so your workflow will be significantly streamlined.

  • Access 23 lectures & 3 hours of content 24/7
  • Install & set up Oozie
  • Configure Workflows to run jobs on Hadoop
  • Create time-triggered & data-triggered Workflows
  • Build & optimize data pipelines using Bundles

Oozie: Workflow Scheduling for Big Data Systems

Scalable Programming with Scala & Spark

The functional programming nature and the availability of a REPL environment make Scala particularly well suited for a distributed computing framework like Spark. Using these two technologies in tandem can allow you to effectively analyze and explore data in an interactive environment with extremely fast feedback. This course will teach you how to best combine Spark and Scala, making it perfect for aspiring data analysts and Big Data engineers.

  • Access 51 lectures & 8.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Use Spark for a variety of analytics & machine learning tasks
  • Understand functional programming constructs in Scala
  • Implement complex algorithms like PageRank & Music Recommendations
  • Work w/ a variety of datasets from airline delays to Twitter, web graphs, & Product Ratings
  • Use the different features & libraries of Spark, like RDDs, Dataframes, Spark SQL, MLlib, Spark Streaming, & GraphX
  • Write code in Scala REPL environments & build Scala applications w/ an IDE

Scalable Programming with Scala & Spark