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Online courses you can take right now to become a better version of yourself

There's still time to turn 2016 around.

SCIENCEALERT STAFF
19 OCT 2016
 

It's been a tough year, guys, and not just for this poor eagle - Earth is getting hotter, a major election is looming, and the highlight has arguably been binge-watching Stranger Things (if you're not counting the discovery of gravitational waves, that is).

But it's not too late to turn it all around, because we've put together four online courses on ScienceAlert Academy that you can take right now from the comfort of your own home.

Improve yourself professionally and personally - whether that's lessons on how to stop procrastinating, or advice on launching your own start-up - because we all have the potential for greatness, sometimes we just need a little nudge.

Check out the ScienceAlert Academy deals below, all for less than US$50 per course.

1. An Entire MBA in 1 Course

 A lot of us have dreams of going to business school after our degrees, but don't have the time or money to actually make that a reality. If that's you, this immersive online course offers the next best thing to an MBA. 

Taught by a former Goldman Sachs employee and venture capitalist, the course aims to teach you everything you need to know about running a business - from starting out to going public. Best of all, it's affordable, and you can do it outside of office hours.

Length: 7.5 hours

Cost: US$37

2. Make More, Work Less: Time Management + Productivity Course

In our increasingly busy lives, time management is a big problem for a lot of us. There's more and more to fit into each day, but most of us just end up wasting hours scrolling through social media instead.

This course teaches you how to overhaul your daily habits to be more efficient, make faster and better decisions, and stop procrastinating for good. 

Length: 5.5 hours

Cost: US$19

3. Pay What You Want: TMAC Year-Round Beach Body Bundle

Spoiler alert: There's no such thing as a 'beach body', because every single body should and can have an amazing time on the beach.

But the science is clear that regular exercise and an active routine can keep us healthier for longer, and can reverse some of the damage done by sitting at our desks all day

If you've been wanting to establish a fitness routine for a while, but don't know where to start, this bundle of five different workout videos is for you. All you need to get started is an internet connection.

Length: 1.7 hours

Cost: Pay what you think it's worth

4. Evan Kimbrell's Business Launching Bundle

Evan Kimbrell is a Silicon Valley-based executive who develops web and mobile apps for companies, and an AirBnB entrepreneur who makes more than US$10k per month renting out his apartment.

In this bundle of seven courses, he mentors you through everything you need to know to take the plunge and launch your own business - covering everything from coming up with the idea in the first place to the day-to-day management.

Length: 15 hours

Cost: US$49  

This is a promotional ScienceAlert Academy post, in partnership with StackCommerce. We carefully vet all courses to make sure they're relevant to our readers, and make a small share in the profits of any sales. 

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