Consider gifting the gift of learning to someone this holiday, and reap the reward of a FREE annual subscription for yourself during this limited-time Black Friday offer from MasterClass.
There’s also no time like the present to invest extra free time in learning a new skill or starting the process of making a career shift — from the comfort of your couch. Skip complicated enrollments, sky-high tuition fees and dense textbooks by taking advantage of these online courses that will increase your smarts and go easy on your wallet.
MasterClass Has 50% Off 1-Year Memberships
MasterClass is currently offering anyone who purchases a one year of MasterClass’ All-Access Pass the chance to gift another All-Access Pass to another person for free but only through Monday, November 30 ,2020. Two memberships are regularly priced at $360 for a year (or $180 each), but this catch-it-while-you-can deal means you now will be paying just $90 per person for an entire year of access to celebrity instructors, or just $7.50 a month each instead of $15 per month per person. At $7, it’s a deal too good to pass. See all terms on this deal on the MasterClass site.
Don’t expect stuffy, boring instructors who drone on and on when you sign up for Masterclasses. This online learning site has culled over 90 experts who are the best of the best in their industries. Here are just a few:
- Chefs Gordon Ramsay and Thomas Keller teach multiple courses on the culinary arts.
- Serena Williams can teach you tennis and you couldn’t ask for a better coach than our favorite GOAT.
- Prolific authors Margaret Atwood teaches creative writing while Dan Brown gives insight into what it takes to craft a thrilling novel.
- Bob Iger teaches business strategy and leadership, while Bob Woodward instructs online students on investigative journalism.
Since you can’t put a price on education and learning, ahead are more deals on courses available online that are worth checking out to help you shift careers or gift to someone this holiday season.
Udemy Offers Classes for as Little as $12.99
If you’re unsure which new area of interest to pursue, then Udemy has you covered. Udemy offers more than 100,000 online video courses on a huge range of topics, including business, design, photography and personal development. Sign up now as a new student to get courses for as low as $12.99 each.
LinkedIn Learning Is ‘Free’
Exploring a new career? LinkedIn Learning has a deal that allows you unlimited access to their extensive library of online courses with a one-month free trial (prices start at $19.99 per month at the end of the trial period; membership can be canceled at any time). Explore courses in everything from software development and management courses to business software and data science.
Take your favorite photos to a whole new level with a free Alison Adobe Photoshop course that gives you a great overview of the tools available on the graphic design program. Or learn how to navigate all the steps to setting up a website with a course in web business development and marketing.
How to Save Even More This Holiday Season
With so many holiday sales already in full swing, shopping for the best Black Friday deals can get overwhelming fast. Navigate the madness by setting Deal Alerts for your favorite stores and checking our coupon pages for current promo codes.
While you’re at it, be sure to bookmark our Black Friday hub for full coverage of this year’s sales.
You can also download the Slickdeals browser extension to help save you money this holiday season. It auto applies coupon codes before you check out and can also show you any active deals our community has found as you visit any of the hundreds of supported stores.