Taking up something new is always exciting and that is why we at Naukri Learning bring you a curated list of free online courses for management professionals starting now in April 2021.

Most Recent Online Courses Starting Now in April 2021

We have categorized the list of top online management courses based on the most essential management skills. You can pick the one that suits your current career and personal aspirations. The top skills which we have covered are:

  1. Business Analytics Courses
  2. Digital Marketing Courses
  3. Product Management Courses
  4. Supply Chain Management Courses
  5. Business Strategy and Planning Courses
  6. Sales and Marketing Courses
  7. Soft Skill Courses
  8. Project Management Courses
  9. Operations Management Courses
  10. Basic Accounting and Finance Courses
  11. Leadership Courses
  12. Basic Programming courses for Managers

Pick up these online courses starting now so that you too can immediately start your learning journey:

Business Analytics Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Risk assessment
  • MS Excel
  • Data visualization
  • Business intelligence tools 
  • Problem-solving
  • Predictive analytics
  • SQL
  • R
  • Python

Top Courses Starting Now:

  1. Data Visualization and Communication with Tableau by Duke University on Coursera – Free to enroll
  2. Marketing Analytics by Coursera – Free to audit
  3. Data Visualization with Tableau Specialization by Coursera – Free to audit
  4. Business intelligence and data analytics: Generate insights by Coursera – Free to audit
  5. Data Visualization by Udacity – Paid
  6. Introduction to Data Visualization in Python by DataCamp – Free
  7. Postgraduate Certification in Business Analytics (PGCBA) by XLRI Jamshedpur on Talentedge – Paid
  8. Foundations of strategic business analytics by Coursera – Free to enroll
  9. Business Analytics Expert Master’s Program by Simplilearn – Paid
  10. Introduction to Business Analytics: Communicating with Data by Coursera – Free to enroll
  11. Business Analytics Nanodegree Program by Udacity – Paid
  12. Business Analytics Specialization by Coursera – Free to enroll
  13. Introduction to Business Analytics 2020 by Udemy – Paid
  14. IBM Data Analyst Professional Certificate by Coursera – Free to enroll
  15. Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization by Coursera – Free to enroll
  16. Advanced Business Analytics Specialization by Coursera – Free to enroll
  17. Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business Specialization by Coursera – Free to enroll
  18. Business Analysis Fundamentals by Udemy – Paid
  19. Professional Certificate Program in Business Analytics from IIM Kozhikode by Talentedge – Paid
  20. Microsoft Power BI – Up & Running With Power BI Desktop by UDEMY – Paid

Check out more Business Analytics Courses on Naukri Learning

 

Digital Marketing Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Data analysis and design thinking
  • SEO, SEM & social media marketing
  • Content writing and marketing
  • Email marketing
  • Inbound marketing 
  • CRM 
  • Basic coding & HTML
  • Basic designing
  • Mobile marketing

Top Courses Starting Now:

  1. Facebook Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate by Coursera – Free to enroll
  2. Mobile Marketing, Optimization Tactics, and Analytics by Coursera – Free to audit
  3. Google Ads for Beginners by Coursera – Free
  4. Advanced Search Engine Optimization Strategies by Coursera – Free to audit
  5. Digital Marketing Masterclass – 23 Courses in 1 by Udemy – Paid
  6. Fundamentals of digital marketing by Google – Free
  7. Digital Marketing Specialization by Coursera Offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Coursera – Free to enroll
  8. Content Marketing Certification by Hubspot Academy – Free
  9. Promote a business with content by Google – Free
  10. Ultimate Web Content Writing Masterclass+Power words eBook by Udemy [Best seller course] – Paid
  11. SEO Fundamentals Certification Course on SEMRush Academy with Greg Gifford – Free
  12. Marketing Analytics by edX – Free to audit
  13. Become a Digital Marketer by Udacity – Paid
  14. Basics of Digital Marketing by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore and NPTEL – Free
  15. How to enhance and protect your online campaign by Google – Free
  16. Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ) [Free]
  17. Advanced Google Analytics by Google – Free
  18. Get certified in the Fundamentals of Digital Marketing by Google – Free
  19. Social Media Marketing: Top Tips for Growing Your Followers & Going Viral” by SkillShare – Free to enroll
  20. PG Certification in Digital Marketing and Communication by upGrad – Paid
  21. Identifying, Attracting, and Growing Your Digital Audience by Coursera – Free to enroll and audit
  22. Viral Marketing and How To Craft Contagious Content by Coursera – Free to enroll and audit
  23. Advanced Content and Social Tactics to Optimize SEO by Coursera – Free to enroll and audit
  24. Artificial Intelligence in Marketing by Coursera – Free to enroll and audit

Check out more Digital Marketing Courses on Naukri Learning

 

Product Management Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Product development process
  • Scrum, Agile, Kanban, waterfall development
  • New idea development and understanding of users needs
  • Market analysis
  • MVP 
  • Designing 
  • HEART metrics framework, AARRR (Pirate) Metrics framework

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Digital Product Management: Modern Fundamentals by University of Virginia on Coursera – Free to audit
  2. Brand and Product Management by Coursera – Free to audit
  3. Software Product Management offered by the University of Alberta available on Coursera – Free to audit
  4. Project Management Principles and Practices by Coursera – Paid Course
  5. Rethinking the Product Development Process by Alison – Paid
  6. Introduction to Product Management by Stanford
  7. Become a Product Manager | Learn the Skills & Get the Job – By Udemy – Paid
  8. Become an AI Product Manager by Udacity – Paid
  9. New Product Development by IIM Bangalore and NPTEL
  10. Master the Product Manager Interview by Udemy – Paid
  11. Advanced Product Management – by Udemy – Paid
  12. MicroMasters Program in Digital Product Management by edX – Free to audit
  13. Digital Product Management Specialization by Coursera – Paid

Check out more Product Management Courses on Naukri Learning

 

Supply Chain Management Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Understanding of demand 
  • Identifying and measuring forecasting error
  • Product life cycle
  • Manufacturing process
  • Production plan and analyzing sales forecasting
  • Production activity control
  • Master production schedule (MPS)
  • Rough cut capacity planning (RCCP)
  • Material requirements planning (MRP)
  • Capacity requirements planning (CRP)
  • Inventory analysis

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Supply Chain Sourcing by Coursera – Free to Enrol
  2. Supply Chain Analytics – by Coursera – Free to Enrol
  3. Supply Chain Management Specialization by Coursera – Free to Enrol
  4. Supply Chain Principles – by Coursera – Free to audit
  5. Supply chain management: Be global – by Coursera – Free to audit
  6. Supply Chain Logistics by Rutgers the State University of New Jersey – Free to enroll
  7. Advance your career in Supply Chain Management by edX – Paid
  8. MicroMasters® Program in Principles of Manufacturing by edX – Paid
  9. Managing Supply Chain Disruption During COVID-19 – by Coursera – Free to audit
  10.  Supply Chains for Manufacturing: Inventory Analytics by edX – Paid

Check out more Supply Chain Management Courses on Naukri Learning

 

Business Strategy and Planning Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Corporate and business strategy
  • Industry life cycle model
  • Decision making
  • Competitive analysis
  • Hybrid business strategies
  • SWOT analysis
  • Fundamentals of marketing, finance, and business

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI by Microsoft by edX – Paid
  2. Marketing Analytics by IIT Kharagpur at NPTEL – Free
  3. Data-driven Decision Making by Coursera – Free to enroll
  4. Build a Product Roadmap by OpenClassrooms – Free to enroll
  5. Visual Thinking: Drawing Data to Communicate Ideas” by SkillShare – Free
  6. Marketing in a Digital World by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at Coursera – Free to enroll
  7. Design Thinking for Innovation at Coursera – Free to enroll
  8. Excel Skills for Business Specialization at Coursera – Free to enroll
  9. Understand customers needs and online behaviors by Google – Free
  10. Supply Chain Logistics offered by Rutgers the State University of New Jersey – Free to enroll
  11. Introduction to Business Analytics: Communicating with Data by Coursera – Free to enroll
  12. Beginner to Pro in Excel: Financial Modeling and Valuation by Udemy – Paid

Check out more Business Strategy Courses on Naukri Learning

 

Sales and Marketing Courses:

Skills to Learn:

  • Sales channel analysis
  • Strategies to expand the brand
  • Sales scripts
  • Market analysis
  • Digital marketing
  • Branding
  • Market research 
  • Communication

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Becoming an Effective Sales Manager by IIM Calcutta – Paid
  2. Applying Data Analytics in Marketing by Coursera – Free to enroll
  3. Sales Analysis for Management Consultants by Udemy – Paid
  4. Fundamentals of Sales Management for New Sales Managers by UDEMY – Paid
  5. Sales Training: Sales Team Management by Coursera – Free to audit
  6. Sales Training: Practical Sales Techniques by UDEMY – Paid
  7. Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management by University of Virginia
  8. Marketing Analytics by edX – Paid
  9. Sales Training: Inbound Business Strategy by HubSpot at Coursera – Free to enroll
  10. Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies at Coursera – Free to enroll
  11. Do product research: analyze the competition and interview potential customers by OpenClassrooms – Free to enroll

Check out more Marketing Courses on Naukri Learning

 

Soft Skill Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Body language
  • Communication (oral & written)
  • Documentation
  • Conflict resolutions

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Managing Emotions in Times of Uncertainty & Stress by Coursera – Free to audit
  2. Improving Communication Skills by Coursera – Free to enroll
  3. Communicate your ideas through storytelling and design by Google – Free Course
  4. Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills by edX – Paid Course
  5. Presentation skills: Public Speaking Project at Coursera – Free to enroll
  6. Stress Management by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur at NPTEL – Free to enroll
  7. Ready, Set, Future! Introduction to Futures Thinking by Coursera – Free to enroll
  8. Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills by Coursera – Paid
  9. Leadership and Emotional Intelligence by Indian School of Business (ISB) – Free to audit
  10. The Manager’s Toolkit: A Practical Guide to Managing People at Work by Coursera – Free to enroll
  11. Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills by Coursera – Free
  12. Speaking in public by OpenClassroom – Free

 

Project Management Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Project planning
  • Risk analysis
  • Project quality control and performance management
  • Project procurement management
  • Project costing
  • Project integration management
  • Project Lifecycle Management
  • Agile Software
  • Scrum Management
  • Kanban
  • Lean Thinking
  • Document Development
  • Reporting and Visualization
  • PRINCE2 methodology

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Introduction to Project Management by AdelaideX by edX – Free to audit
  2. Best Practices for Project Management Success by edX – Free to audit
  3. Project Management: The Basics for Success by Coursera – Free to Audit
  4. Foundations of Project Management by FutureLearn – Free
  5. Agile Crash Course: Agile Project Management; Agile Delivery by Udemy – Paid
  6. PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP)® by PMI – Paid
  7. Project Management For Managers by IIT Roorkee and NPTEL – Free to enroll
  8. Project Management Certificate by Harvard University – Paid
  9. Cognixia PMP Training Course – Paid
  10. Become a Product Manager | Learn the Skills & Get the Job – by Udemy – Paid
  11. Basics of Project Management by Manipal Pro Learn – Paid
  12. NPTEL Project Management Course by NPTEL – Free
  13. Project Management Principles, Practices and Systems by Future Learn – Free
  14. Project Management 101 by OpenClassrooms – Free
  15. Initiating and Planning Projects by Coursera
  16. Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization by Coursera – Free to audit
  17. An Intro to the Technical Processes of Project Management by Udemy – Paid

 

Operations Management Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Resource planning
  • Controlling Operations
  • Workflow management
  • Process optimization
  • Strategy development
  • Productivity tools
  • Computer-savvy

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Managing Business Operations by Udemy – Paid
  2. Operations Management in small businesses: key techniques by Udemy – Paid
  3. Applied Operations Management – Aggregate Planning – Revised by Alison – Free
  4. Hospital Operations: Improving Patient Experience by Future Learn – Free
  5. Excel Skills for Business Specialization by Coursera – Free
  6. Operations Management: Supply Chains, Products, and Services by Udemy – Paid
  7. Professional Certificate in Urban Freight Transport Operations & Logistic Management by Amity PROx- Paid
  8. Microsoft SharePoint 2016: Productivity Solutions by edX – Paid
  9. Operations Management: Analysis and Improvement Methods by Coursera – Free to audit
  10. Operations Management and Research Tools – A Complete Study by Udemy – Paid
  11. Operations and Supply Chain Management by Udemy – Paid
  12. Production and Operation Management by NPTEL – Free
  13. Operations Management: Strategy and Quality Management for the Digital Age by Coursera – Free to audit
  14. Introduction to Operations Management by Coursera – Free to audit

 

Basic Accounting and Finance Courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Basics of double-entry bookkeeping
  • Fundamentals of the income statement
  • Financial accounting principles

Top Courses Starting Now

  1. Accounting for Decision-Making by edX – Free to audit
  2. Accounting and Finance by edX – Free to audit
  3. An Introduction to Credit Risk Management by edX – Free to audit
  4. Financial Accounting: Foundations by Coursera – Free to Enroll
  5. Corporate Finance by edX – Free to audit
  6. Introduction to Financial Modeling for Beginners by Udemy – Paid
  7. Introduction to Finance, Accounting, Modeling and Valuation by Udemy – Paid
  8. Financial Accounting and Analysis by SWAYAM -Free
  9. Management Accounting by edX – Free to Enroll
  10. Payroll Accounting Introduction by Udemy – Paid

 

Leadership courses

Skills to Learn:

  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Planning and delivery skills
  • Risk management
  • Delegation skills
  • Change management skills
  • Influencing skills

Top Courses Starting Now:

  1. Leadership Through Marketing by Coursera – Free to audit
  2. Management and Leadership: Growing as a Manager by Future Learn
  3. Women in Leadership: Inspiring Positive Change by Coursera – Free to audit
  4. High-Performance Collaboration: Leadership, Teamwork, and Negotiation by Coursera – Free to audit
  5. Inspiring and Motivating Individuals by Coursera – Free
  6. Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity by Coursera – Free
  7. Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence by Coursera – Free to audit
  8. Leadership Communication for Maximum Impact: Storytelling by Coursera – Free to audit
  9. Conversations That Inspire: Coaching Learning, Leadership and Change by Coursera – Free to audit
  10. Leadership and Emotional Intelligence by Coursera – Free to audit

 

Basic Programming Courses for Managers

Skills to Learn:

  • Basic Web Programming
  • Any programming language (Python, JavaScript, PHP, etc.)
  • Logic skills
  • Abstract thinking

Top Courses Starting Now:

  1. Coding for Designers, Managers, and Entrepreneurs Specialization by Coursera
  2. Introduction to Programming by Udacity – Free
  3. HTML5 and CSS Fundamentals by edX – Paid
  4. R Programming For Absolute Beginners by Udemy – Paid
  5. How to Code: Simple Data by edX – Paid
  6. Build Websites from Scratch with HTML and CSS by Udemy – Paid
  7. Java for Absolute Beginners by Udemy – Paid
  8. PHP for Beginners – Become a PHP Master – CMS Project by Udemy – Paid
  9. R Basics – R Programming Language Introduction by Udemy – Paid
  10. Statistics and R by edX – Paid

Check out more Programming Courses on Naukri Learning

 

The End Note

As the concept of work from home is like the new normal, you must work on upskilling your management skills. This is the time when you can overcome the fear of public speaking, or learn to make a data-oriented PowerPoint presentation, get skilled in social media marketing, or become a pro in financial accounting.

So pick up a course that you can start right away in April 2021 and get ready to learn from home while you work from home!

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