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Remote Learning Opportunities

Remote Learning Opportunities in Leadership, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Making

Below is a sample of remote learning opportunities available to students.

There are many such programs available online, particularly given our current circumstances. If you have found a particularly good one not listed here, drop us a note.

Most of these programs are free. For those that have a cost, please note that The Wilson Center for Innovation & Leadership is still accepting funding requests for programs offered in a remote format, whether on this list or elsewhere. You must apply for funding, and funding is not guaranteed.

LinkedIn Learning

Suggested Tags: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership, Maker

Enhance your skills with expert-led, online video tutorials.

Access to over 15,000 business, design and tech online courses. Access anytime, anywhere. Advance your career.

Cost: Free to Grinnell College Users
Time/Date: Asynchronous


Suggested Tags: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership, Maker

Masterclass provides online, lecture-based classes taught by qualified individuals. The site has relevant classes such as:

  • business strategy and leadership,
  • creativity and leadership,
  • U.S. presidential history and leadership,
  • art of negotiation,
  • self-made entrepreneurship, and
  • advertising and creativity.

Online classes come with an in-depth workbook.

Cost: $180/ Unlimited viewing
Time/Date: Asynchronous


Suggested Tags: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership, Maker

Offers a variety of live and pre-recorded virtual events and conferences.

The sort feature makes looking for topics and price range easy.

Cost: Varies
Time/Date: Varies by event


Suggested Tags: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership

edX is a trusted platform for education and learning. Supporting learners at every stage, whether entering the job market, changing fields, seeking a promotion or exploring new interests, edX delivers courses for curious minds on topics ranging from data and computer science to leadership and communications.

Cost: Varies - Fees for certificate programs
Time/Date: Varies by event


Suggested Tags: Innovation, Leadership

Kaya is the global learning platform of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy. Here you will find both online and in-person learning opportunities, which are completely free to access. (There are also offline courses.)

Cost: Free
Time/Date: Asynchronous


Suggested Tags: Innovation, Leadership

Udemy hosts a variety of courses to help people expand their skill-sets, starting from $10.99. It has multiple courses that relate to different topics and skills under leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Cost: Free
Time/Date: Asynchronous


Suggested Tags: Maker

Learn to make items created by others, such as cooking, crafting, etc.

Cost: Free
Time/Date: Asynchronous

Python Programming

Suggested Tags: Innovation

Online video courses that teach various topics such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, data analysis, and quantum computing using python programming languages.

Cost: Free
Time/Date: Asynchronous

Other Online Learning

If you have found a particularly good online learning opportunity not listed here, drop us a note so we can share it with other Grinnellians.

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