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Through short online courses and Coursera guided projects, our NTI platform offers courses, experiential learning, masterclasses as well as skills training and accredited certification in a wide range of subject areas.


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The National Transformation Initiative has courses created by Bajans for Bajans. These free online courses will help you learn the basics in key subject areas. Absorb course content that will make you more knowledgeable about yourself, your finances, your online safety and the way you communicate with others.

Featured NTI Courses

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Personal Financial Management

This Personal Financial Management course is designed to provide the basic concepts of financial management, show you how to prepare a budget …

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This course will equip every Barbadian with the knowledge, skills and values needed to be citizens of good character and competence in a SMART Barbados that is engaging with a digital world…

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Core Skills

This course is designed to help participants understand interconnectedness and interdependence in the world in which we live, how it leads to change, as well as the…

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Introduction to Coding with Java

This Personal Financial Management course is designed to provide the basic concepts of financial management, show you how to prepare a budget …

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Occupational Health and Safety

Whether you are returning to the labour force as an employee or considering starting your own business venture, you have a role to play in reinforcing the progress made thus…

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Beginners Sign Language

In this highly practical course, Sign Language interpreter Bonnie Leonce who many of you will recognise from local media, walks you through the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL). You will start with the basics such as the…

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The economic impact of COVID-19 is pushing many women and men to consider entrepreneurship as a means to make a living and create their own employment. Starting a business that lasts requires a specific mind-set to ensure you are able to overcome challenges, identify opportunitiess….

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Online Safety Essentials

Whether you are returning to the labour force as an employee or considering starting your own business venture, you have a role to play in reinforcing the progress made thus…

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All NTI-Coursera programmes are found in specialised learning tracks which are tailored to valuable sectors in Barbados. With more learning tracks soon to be added, you simply choose the learning track most suitable to you.

Featured Coursera Courses

Tourism Academy

Understanding User Needs

Smart Tourism: Emerging Roles and Skills: CX/Service Designer

Skills For Global Success

Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design

Digital Fluency: Web and App Development : UI/UX

Tourism Academy

Business Model Canvas

Hospitality and Revenue Management: Revenue Optimization and Management

Emerging Roles for Career Upskilling & Employability

What is Data Science?

Advance in your Role: Data Driven Marketer

Skills For Global Success

Software Design Threats and Mitigations

Digital Fluency: Programming


Building and construction

Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology


Featured Coursera Programmes

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Skills for Global Success

In a world where technical skills are not enough, learn how best to navigate the workplace with social skills, people skills, communication skills, problem-solving, work ethic, leadership, and more!

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Coursera Social Impact Scholarships

Make your impact with entry-level Google certification in Project Management, UX Design, IT Support, IT Automation with Python, or Data Analytics. No previous experience required.

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Change or Advance your Career and Grow Your Business

New to the job market or want to switch careers? Maybe you’re self-employed, an entrepreneur, or in HR helping develop teams. Find the right courses to help you and your people take the next step.

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Tourism Academy

Tourism and hospitality are evolving. Explore this collection by course name or job function and start to upgrade your skills and learn new, transferrable ones. For BEST* and non-BEST learners who want to stay up-to-date.

*Barbados Employment and Sustainable  Transformation (BEST) Programme

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Creative Academy

As a creative, continuously upgrading knowledge is key to your success. Learn the tools and business of the orange economy, from music, advertising, creative technology, and design thinking to protecting your intellectual property and product development.

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Blue and Green Economy Foundations

Become a champion of sustainability and renewable energy. Discover career possibilities in ocean, wind and solar energy, geographical information systems, and agriculture among other topics.

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Grow our Own Food to Sustain the Nation

Open up to a new range of skills and knowledge through courses in agribusiness, food and nutrition security, sustainability, plant biology, and supply chain management.


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Better building and construction

Master existing and emerging skills in building, construction, engineering, land surveying and security and managing facilities, whether you are new to the sector, or an established player.


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Climate Academy

Learn about the impact of climate change on our island with courses in climate change, water resource management, renewable energy, environmental policy and disaster management.


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Managing Personal and Business Finances and Investment

As financial advisors, you want to get it right when helping people and businesses manage their money and decision-making. Keep sharpening your skills and know-how with courses in personal and corporate finance.


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Health and Wellness Academy

Personal, professional and national crises are constant reminders of the need for care—from self-care to caring for others. Find courses that address healing for mind and body from mental care to physiotherapy.


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Transforming Legal and Governance

Stay on the cutting edge of developments in the fields of corporate governance, commercial and corporate law and digital transformation.


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Sports Academy

Building globally competitive athletes takes more than raw talent. Coaches, administrators, policymakers and anyone interested in the business of sports can learn from courses including sports marketing and management, training athletes, data analytics, doping and e-sports.


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Media Academy

Strengthening the careers of today’s media and communications professionals and delivering skills for practitioners of the future. Find skill-building courses spanning written and visual communication to critical thinking and journalism.


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