"Another" 40 Tips on Making a Great Online Course
- Nothing. This free course is for anyone that wants to teach online. I recommend taking the following free course before starting this free course: "40 Tips on Making a Great Online Course"
[Optional Free Prerequisite Course: 40 Tips on Making a Great Online Course].
Welcome to "ANOTHER" 40 Tips on Making a Great Online Course. This is a free course to help you save time and money when creating your online courses. Learn from my mistakes. Creating an online course is easier than you think; in this course I will humbly teach you how to work smarter (not harder) by discussing 40 [ADDITIONAL*] tips/best practices I have learned the hard way teaching online over the past 12 months.
The Topics and Tips that we will Cover Include:
What Should You Teach Tips:
Tip #1: Make “PASSIONATE” Course Placeholders to Help You Decide What to Teach
Tip #2: “Educational Darwinism” (Read Other Course Reviews Before Making Your Course)
Tip #3: Using Udemy’s Insight Tool in Order to Decide What to Teach
Tip #4: When to Stop Making a Course
Content: Innovative & Helpful Course Content Creation Tips:
Tip #5: Consistent and “Creative” Content Theme
Tip #6: Idea Generation
Tip #7: Multiple File Formats
Tip #8: Question Anticipation
Tip #9: Using Props
Tip #10: Making Your Course International
Tip #11: Creating Innovative Exercises
Tip #12: Calculating the Length of Your Lessons
Tip #13: Scripting Your Course
Tip #14: Spurts of Inspiration
Tip #15: Write Confidently from Your Heart (Be Different and Unique and Free!)
Course Structure Tips:
Tip #16: Fast and Slow Navigation Options
Tip #17: Structuring the Logic of Your Course Outline
Tip #18: Immediate Value Added and Impact Strategy
Design Tips: Visual Design Idea Tips:
Tip #19: Design for Mobile
Tip #20: Screen Casting Using QuickTime [Mac Only]
Tip #21: Screen Casting Using PowerPoint [Windows Only]
Tip #22: Providing Internet Links as Resources the “Correct” Way
Setting Up Equipment Tips:
Tip #23: Intro. to Setting Up Your Equipment, Recording and Editing from Scratch
Tip #24: Setting Up the Camera, Lights, Microphone and Computer
Tip #25: Recording the Video, Editing the Video and Uploading it to Udemy
Tip #26: Getting Help from Udemy in Order to Perfect Your Videos+Best Practices
Tip #27: Using and Setting Up a Teleprompter
Tip #28: Removing Echoes
Appearance and Health Tips While Creating Courses Tips:
Tip #29: Health(ier) Desk Setup
Tip #30: Cosmetics + Looking Camera Ready
Tip #31: Looking Less Tired
Tip #32: Whiter Teeth
Tip #33: Get In “Your” Friendly Personable Zone to Teach
Tip #34: Staying Upbeat When Teaching
Tip #35: Use Language That Won’t Get Lost in Translation & Easier to Understand
Additional Editing Tips:
Tip #36: Leave Room for Captions
Tip #37: Adding and Customizing Images for Your Lessons with PowerPoint
Tip #38: Selecting/Adding Music to Your Lessons
Tip #39: Making a Video + Animation + Adding Pictures + Music from Scratch
Tip #40: How I Made and Edited the Previous Lecture (Fun)!
Please learn from my many mistakes teaching online, so I can save you time and money. In this course are 40 mistakes I made and I want you to learn from my many failures so you can get your course up and running quickly. Making an online course is so much easier than you think as you already have everything single thing that you need to build something far bigger than yourself. : )
Closed captions have been added to all lessons in this course.
* [Optional] Please also watch last year's course by searching Udemy for the free course called: "40 Tips on Making a Great Online Course."
Who this course is for:
- Anyone that wants to teach online. You don't have to be a teacher; all of us have at least one skill that we can teach that can enhance the lives of many.
Chris Haroun is the CEO and Founder of the Haroun MBA Degree Program®. He has sold more than 1,000,000 of his online business & self improvement courses in 12 languages in 196 countries and his courses have been profiled in Business Insider, NBC, Inc, Forbes, CNN, Entrepreneur & on other business news websites. Chris is the author of the #1 best selling online business course called "An Entire MBA in 1 Course®” & many other courses.
He’s the author of the book "101 Crucial Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School®," which Business Insider wrote is "the most popular book of 2016." Forbes called this book "1 of 6 books that all entrepreneurs must read right now."
He is the founder & CEO of Haroun Education Ventures, an award winning business school professor, MBA graduate from Columbia University & former Goldman Sachs employee. He has raised/managed over $1bn in his career.
He also has work experience at hedge fund giant Citadel, consulting firm Accenture & several firms that he has started, including an investment firm that had a venture capital investment in Facebook several years before the Facebook IPO.
He is a frequent guest lecturer at several Bay Area MBA schools including Berkeley & Stanford. He also has an undergraduate degree with a major in Management Information Systems & International Business from McGill University where he is a McGill University Dobson Fellow (awarded for his work mentoring students with start up business models).
He has founded several companies & served on the boards of several Bay Area companies & charities, including The LEMO Foundation & Providing Opportunities for Women. His #1 charitable focus is currently building schools in Rwanda and other countries, as well as continuing to provide many scholarships to students all over the world.
According to Business Insider "Haroun is one of the highest rated professors on Udemy, so you can expect to be in good hands through the course of your education."
He is passionate about education as he believes that all problems can be solved via education. Chris lives in Hillsborough, California with his wife Christine and his 3 sons Andrew, Matthew and Dylan.