This New Online Portal Has Courses To Help You Upskill Yourself & Advance Your Career

You can learn anything from creating your very own Snapchat Lens to Malaysian sign language!

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This Spotlight is sponsored by OpenLearning.

Wondering how you can make yourself more hireable? Or are you thinking of changing careers, but not sure where to start?

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Employers these days are on the lookout for candidates with transferable skills and those who are willing to learn new things. What you study in university will help build the foundation for your career, but it's what you continue learning along the way that will really define how you advance in your career. is an all-new online learning portal hosting high-quality, skill-based courses curated specially for Malaysians

Whether you're looking to advance your career, gain new skills, or find better job opportunities, has all kinds of online learning content to help you level up. From short courses and microcredentials, to certificate programs and digital workshops, is the go-to place for online learning.

This new online learning portal is powered by education technology platform OpenLearning, which has been helping over 400,000 Malaysian learners gain new skills since 2015.

What's cool about is that you can enrol in courses to learn anything from data analytics to Malaysian sign language. Some of these courses are even free!

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You will find a variety of carefully curated free and paid courses on These courses are provided by OpenLearning's partners, which include education providers, training companies, and individual content creators. Each course features educators that are industry experts in their own field, which means you'll be learning from the very best!

For example, this course on building your own Snapchat Lens is brought to you by educators from Snapchat. In this 6-hour module, you'll be learning everything from creating basic Face Lenses to gaining exclusive Lens Studio tips and tricks.

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That's just one of the many courses offered on!

Choose from a variety of courses that are highly-focused, localised for the Malaysian context, and relevant to the current job market. Beyond gaining head knowledge, you will be able to curate and develop skills that will help you get one step ahead in your career.

Here are some of the benefits of online learning with

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1. You can get certified digitally
By completing online courses on, you can compile certifications, microcredentials, and digital badges to feature on your CV or LinkedIn profile. For instance, the Malaysian sign language course is actually certified by Persekutuan Orang Pekak Malaysia. These credentials and certifications will definitely help you stand out when applying for jobs.

2. You get to learn and network with others
The great thing about is that you get to interact with educators and other learners from all around the world. You'll be working together on activities and group projects, while building lasting connections. The in-built social learning tools also help you keep track of your learning progress and engage with the learning community online.

3. You choose when you want to learn
For busy working adults and students, gives you the flexibility to learn at your own time. You can browse through the list of online programs and enrol in the ones you like with just one click. What's cool is that you can even learn on the go - all you need is your smartphone!

For one of the students who completed an Interpersonal and Human Relations course, it really helped her adapt to the workplace

So much I've learnt from this course. It’s just the right knowledge that I need right now.
Khairunnisa Kamarudin

"I started working at the start of this year, and I've been wanting to adapt to the work environment efficiently. The effective way to communicate with my boss, officemates, and clients were all covered. Thank you so much for the compact and impactful course!" she added.

Want to find out more about how you can upskill yourself and prepare yourself for better job opportunities? Head over to and enrol in one of the courses today!

Don’t forget to use the promo code UPSKILNOW for 10% off paid course fees.

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If you're an educator or trainer who wants to provide your courses online on, you should check out how to become a content creator with Open Learning:

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