How to Create a Course for Your Business

The official guide to creating your own online course for your business, from start to finish.
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (657 ratings)
20,374 students
How to Create a Course for Your Business
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (657 ratings)
20,374 students
By the end of the course, you'll know exactly how to create an online course for your business needs
Help you utilize Udemy's course creation resources, and introduce you to the Udemy Instructor Community

Requirements

  • A computer with internet connection
Description

Welcome to the Frontier of Corporate e-Learning!

If you are excited to create innovative online courses and currently have an active Udemy for Business learning portal inside your company, then you have come to the right place. Whether you are an experienced instructional designer, a boot-strapping entrepreneur, or a creatively charged employee - nothing should keep you from sharing the skills you know best with the rest of your company. Udemy for Business course creation is all about breaking down the skills-gap by promoting internal knowledge sharing in a way that is simple, engaging, and mobile-ready.

This course is your one-stop-shop for all things related to course creation. The Udemy instructor team has created this course to be a constantly evolving resource for all of your course creation needs. Here's what we'll cover:

  • What scenarios are most useful for creating an internal online course
  • How to create your course, from beginning to end.
  • Course quality suggestions: so you can make sure your course is up to par.
  • How to pick your course topic, identify your target audience, and plan your outline.
  • How to actually film your course: the nuts and bolts of capturing awesome audio and video, and high quality editing to make sure your course looks amazing.
  • How to create buzz around the launch of your course internally and keep students engaged when the course is live
  • Teaching tips, and how to make edits to your course post-publishing.

Additionally, think of this course as the jumping-off point for your exploration into the Udemy Instructor Community. We'll direct you to all of our resources as well as our communities where you can join the conversation and interact with other instructors from all walks of life (as well as the Udemy team).

Are you ready to push the boundaries of corporate e-learning? Let's go!

If you are not a Udemy for Business customer and would like to learn more about us, go ahead and shoot us an email at business@udemy.com with the subject line "Tell Me More!"

Who this course is for:
  • New Udemy for Business instructors
  • Existing Udemy for Business instructors improving their courses
  • Any employee interested in sharing their skills internally through an online course
Course content
7 sections • 39 lectures • 1h 11m total length
  • Welcome
    01:33
  • When to Make an Online Course
    03:12
  • Example Onboarding Video (Let's make coffee!)
    03:05
  • Course Landscape
    01:04
  • Resources Landscape
    03:28
  • Course Quality Recommendations
    3 pages
  • Review of Introduction
    00:57
  • Introduction to Planning
    00:59
  • Pick Your Topic
    01:27
  • Set your Schedule
    01:03
  • Create Your Outline
    02:33
  • Planning on Self-Production or Outsourcing
    00:41
  • Review of Planning
    00:46
  • Introducing Udemy's Production Expert
    00:31
  • Introduction to Production
    01:57
  • Selecting Your Equipment
    02:47
  • Instructor Guest Lecture: Alexa Fischer's Top Tips for Getting on Camera
    3 pages
  • Instructor Guest Lecture: No Fear Talking Head Videos with Len Smith
    03:59
  • Test Videos
    02:24
  • Shooting & Editing Your Course
    3 pages
  • Assembling Your Course
    01:40
  • Review of Producing
    01:09
  • Introduction to Polishing
    00:43
  • Course Management Navigation
    03:23
  • Course Landing Page
    02:19
  • Promotional Video & Course Image
    01:36
  • Review of Polishing
    00:25
  • Introduction to Promoting
    00:42
  • Promote Your Course
    01:23
  • Engage Your Employees
    02:57
  • Review of Publish & Promote
    00:29
  • Introduction to Tactical Screencasts
    00:31
  • How to Update Content Without Deleting Lectures
    01:46
  • Adding and Managing Co-Instructors
    01:51
  • Managing Privacy Settings in Your Course
    01:43
  • Approving Courses Created by non-Admins
    02:07
  • Creating Closed Captioning (CC)
    02:34
  • Conclusion & Resources
    00:56
  • Bonus: The Science of Student Success
    01:35

Instructor
The destination for workplace learning
Udemy for Business
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 657 Reviews
  • 26,721 Students
  • 1 Course

Udemy for Business is a forward-thinking new learning platform that empowers organizations to address their biggest workforce challenges, no matter what they are. Built for businesses striving to be at the forefront of innovation, Udemy for Business offers relevant, engaging learning content anytime, anywhere. With over 2000+ high-quality courses taught by the world’s leading experts and real-world practitioners, we have content ranging from programming and design to marketing and stress management. In addition to the extensive content collection, Udemy for Business enables organizations to easily and securely assemble and distribute proprietary content in one central place - a customized learning portal.

High-performing organizations including PayPal, Lyft, T-Mobile, Barclays, ON24, Century 21 and Pitney Bowes choose Udemy for Business to upskill their workforce and drive learning forward