A to Z of the best free learning resources and tools?


The resources and websites listed below are just a sample of the learning resources that are available.  It is focused on online educational resources but and features business training and insight.  If you know of any I have missed please let me know, so that they can be added.


  • 12Manage – e-Learning community on management; online encyclopaedia on management models, concepts and ideas
  • 99u – short video ‘talks’ from business leaders (see also the better known TED below)
  • 100 awesome blogs for your business education – blogs come from such influential voices as business school professors, successful entrepreneurs, and other authorities
  • 100 best management learning sites – Presentation on Slideshare
  • 2WayTrust – a few free resources on leadership and improving performance
  • 5min Business – coaching, economy, marketing, sales, etc, videos tagged with “business”


  • About.com: Management – management resources
  • ACAS – e-learning: from conflict resolution to handling redundancy. Recommended
  • ALISON – essential skills training online, free to individual learners
  • AllBusiness – Simple solutions, powerful advice  – videos, podcasts, etc (mostly free)



  • BBC learning – a selection of free online learning on popular topics well beyond the workplace
  • Bean Counting 101 – free online accounting course for non-accountants
  • Bookboon – free online books on a range of topics. Recommended.
  • BricksorClicks.com – Strategy game that puts you in the role of a CEO of a toy company
  • Businessballs – Free career help, business training, organisational development – inspirational, innovative ideas, materials, exercises, tools, templates – free and fun
  • Business Bookmall – Free Business Textbooks
  • Business Management Daily – free reports on business, management, leadership, communication, etc

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