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Top 10 Most Popular E-Learning Courses

In these uncertain times, keeping employee morale, productivity, and engagement up has never been so important. E-learning has proven to hit those marks, while keeping your employees upskilled and ready to return to the office in the near future. 

As reported by, according to an ILX group survey, 51 percent of HR decision-makers said that ongoing e-learning has a direct effect on boosting employee morale, satisfaction and longevity. Furthermore, research from IBM indicates that for every $1 companies invest in e-learning, they'll receive $30 back in productivity from their employees. 

In the wake of the pandemic, many individuals and organizations from different industries have switched their learning to the online space. Training providers too have moved quickly to continue to deliver effective and highly relevant programs online, as they seek to meet learners’ needs and goals.

At, we realize the upheaval faced by many companies, and we're here to do what we do best - find you the best training you need, no matter the circumstances. As more companies than ever are shifting their training needs to online platforms, we've compiled the Top 10 E-Learning Courses listed on

Our 10 most popular e-learning courses of 2021 reflect the diversity of training programs that are being delivered online. The best online courses cover a range of topics including interpersonal, selling and leadership skills training, professional training for human resources management and project management, and pump repair and maintenance training.

Read on to discover the best e-learning options for you, your employees, and your business.

10. Developing and Leading High-Performance Teams

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3 days



The success of an organization depends on the ability of its leaders to create and lead high-performing teams. In this live online course from Columbia Business School Executive Education, you will learn to do just that.

Through a highly interactive format, you will learn and then put into practice proven tools for optimal teamwork, a success formula for high-performance team leadership, and much more.

This course is led by a member of Columbia Business School’s highly acclaimed Executive Education faculty and earns you three certificate credits.

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9. Strategic Selling Done Virtually™ Workshop

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Online for groups


3.5 hours


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In the wake of the pandemic, selling virtually has shifted from being an option to becoming a necessity. Revenue Storm Corporation’s Strategic Selling Done Virtually Workshop is designed to help salespeople and anyone working in sales-related roles quickly address this new reality.

The highly interactive workshop includes real work on a live opportunity to create a compelling call plan. With the expert guidance of experienced former senior sales leaders, your sales team will learn how to leverage a repeatable approach to selling in a virtual environment. Members of your sales team will walk away knowing how to develop sales momentum and achieve desired outcomes as your team engages with customers and prospects.

The workshop is limited to 16 participants to facilitate personal engagement and interaction.

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8. Pump Repair and Maintenance Classroom Training

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Online, classroom or on-site


2 days


From $1,195

Broken pumps can have drastic consequences at any facility. Through this live training course, you will learn what to do when a pump stops working, how to repair it, what you should learn from those failures and what to do to ensure they don’t happen again.

On day one of the training seminar, participants will learn about the fundamentals of pump design including the types of pumps and their parts. On day two, students will be able to tackle more complex pump repair issues and learn how to set up their own predictive maintenance program. 

The Pump Repair and Maintenance Classroom Training course will be led by an experienced instructor from TPC Training, a leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training.

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7. Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM™)

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From $3,495

The research-based content of the Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM™) certification provides learning leaders with insight into the key process areas that support the highest-performing training organizations. 

The intuitive and hands-on CPTM learning program - jointly developed by Training Industry and Pearson - utilizes a blended approach to learning, providing prospective CPTMs with the perfect amount of pre-work and applied experiences to create an impactful transformation of the business practices associated with managing learning and development.

To obtain the CPTM certification, you will need to:

  • Pass 10 online pre-work modules

  • Engage in a live in-person or virtual team-based practicum

  • Pass the final exam

This program is ideal for anyone who wishes to develop strategic practices focused on the business of learning. It is recommended that candidates hold at least a bachelor’s degree or have a minimum of two years' experience in a professional training role. 

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6. Maximizing Your Leadership Potential

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5 days


From $4,400

The Maximizing Your Leadership Potential training course by Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) develops the knowledge and skills that new and experienced managers and supervisors need to effectively lead others.

Prior to the program, participants will complete a comprehensive assessment that allows the training course to be tailored to participants’ needs.

Upon completing the training program, you will learn how to deliver and receive feedback to improve your leadership versatility, better align your intentions with impact, increase your effectiveness in resolving conflicts, coach others to unlock their potential and more.

This live, online program will be led by CCL experts in real time. CCL has been devoted to the study and practice of leadership development for over 50 years, and has pioneered many innovations that have become best practices in the industry. 

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5. SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

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2 days


From $1,665

The SHRM Essentials of Human Resources training program by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is designed for anyone who seeks to lay the foundation of effective HR management - whether you are a new HR professional or you perform HR responsibilities in a non-HR role.

This live online course is practical and interactive. You will gain essential knowledge on HR roles and tasks so that you are equipped for the challenges of recruiting, selecting and retaining qualified employees who will help your organization attain its goals. 

The course will be led by a seasoned HR professional from SHRM. SHRM is the world’s largest HR professional society, and has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management for nearly seven decades.

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4. PMP® Certification Training Live Webinar

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4 days


From $1,995

Many organizations have recognized that properly trained project managers are fundamental to business success. Consequently, certified Project Managers earn on average over 20% more than those without the certification.

The PMP® Certification Training Live Webinar by Project Management Academy is aimed at individuals who wish to obtain their  Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® credential, as well as anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of project management.

After Project Management Academy’s 4-day PMP certification boot camp, you will have all the knowledge and tools you need to take the next step in your career. Project Management Academy is the leading provider of project management learning and development courses.

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3. Master Virtual Producer (Zoom)

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6 hours


From $750

Live, online learning programs have quickly changed from, “Let’s give this a try” to, “We have to make this work, and quickly!” In this fast-changing environment, the producer plays a key role in the delivery of successful virtual training programs.

In addition to supporting the facilitator, the producer’s role involves rapid task switching to monitor the technical aspects of a virtual learning event, while keeping an eye on the input and engagement of the participants.

The Master Virtual Producer (Zoom) training program by InSync Training is targeted at those who support facilitators and subject matter experts in the virtual classroom. Upon completing the Master Virtual Producer (Zoom) training program, you will be equipped with the skills to support any type of virtual session in any organization.

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2. People-Centric Skills: Interpersonal and Crucial Communications

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Online or on-site for groups


8 hours


Contact provider

Do you and members of your team want to learn the secrets of being that dynamic, charismatic person who just has a way with others and a way of being remembered? The People-Centric Skills: Interpersonal and Crucial Communications workshop by GoldSRD will help your team members work toward being that unforgettable person.

In this training program, your team will learn communication skills, tips on making an impact, negotiation techniques, advice on networking and starting conversations, and more!

This training program is ideal if you and your team wish to understand what are and how to utilize strong interpersonal skills and how to apply them effectively in the workplace.

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1. Sensitivity Training for Managers

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On-site or online for groups


3 hours


Contact provider

Proven Training Solutions’ common-sense approach to sensitivity training identifies and addresses the common causes of insensitive, disrespectful, or harassing behavior. Their Sensitivity Training for Managers course tackles the legal issues related to discrimination, but also focuses on changing the behavior or thoughts that lead to uncomfortable situations in the workplace.

During this training session, an expert facilitator from Proven Training Solutions works with your managers to identify their communication and behavior styles and help them better understand how their words or actions may be (mis)perceived by others. Learners build action plans to develop a more respectful and harassment-free workplace. They'll come away feeling like a role model and steward of their organization's reputation and company values.

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Last updated: 03 Mar 2021

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