Its lockdown day 77, and at this point, you’ve probably worked on your business social mediaSEO and consumed about 85% of Netflix content. You have done the work to improve your business and generate more sales through various marketing channels; it may be time for some self-improvement. Being an entrepreneur involves a lot of reactionary work. It’s refreshing when you have time and recourses to be proactive.

In the spirit of self-improvement and being proactive in your business, we have five free courses that are perfect for entrepreneurs to sink their teeth into during the lockdown and social distancing.

Financial Engineering and Risk Management 

This course is ideal for business owners who want to take their financial knowledge to the next level. Risk management is also a handy tool to have when in business, the COVID-19 pandemic showed us how important it is to make provisions for possibly losing money due to unforeseen circumstances.

Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills

Negotiation skills are a fundamental part of your business. From problem-solving to building and maintaining relationships, strong negotiation skills will have a positive impact on your business and bottom line. This course is ideal for those who want to strengthen their negotiation skills and devise feasible negotiation strategies for their businesses.

Branding, Content and Social Media

This course focuses on branding and strategy. From how to create social media profiles to how to have a concise approach, the course will equip small business owners with the tools to cultivate a social media presence and creating compelling content.

Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies 

With South Africa being the leading emerging market in Africa, this course will give you a better understanding of how to take advantage of the emerging market. From financing to creating appropriate metrics to measure success, this course will put you miles ahead of your competition.

Improving your Business Through A Culture of Health 

This course delves into creating a healthy work environment for your employees and cultivating a space where they feel safe and productive. This course will give you the tools to promote health among your staff and foster an environment where they feel healthy to do their job.

Investing time into these courses will help with your business operations and growth as well as self-improvement. Boredom busting during the upcoming cold winter in South Africa and social distancing is a plus.