HP LIFE is a global online program providing business and IT skills training free of charge to people all over the world. HP LIFE is a program of the HP Foundation. The self-paced courses and online community are designed to help users develop business and IT skills in their own time and at their own pace. The courses are modular, interactive, and full of information and practical exercises that enable users to grow their business skills. The courses range from Starting a small business, raising capital, marketing to design thinking. The courses are available in 7 languages (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Hindi, and simplified Chinese).

A few of our Partners

Tunisia and Nigeria
Mashrou3i, launched in 2013 as a partnership between HP, USAID, the Italian Development Cooperation and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Mashrou3i combines HP LIFE courses with hands-on training, business planning and coaching. In 2017, UNIDO implemented this program in Nigeria. Learn more.

South Africa
In collaboration with institutions such as the Ekurhuleni West TVET College in Katlehong and its Centre of Entrepreneurship Rapid Incubator, HP opened the first HP LIFE Center in South Africa - a technology-enabled hub to facilitate learning, collaboration and entrepreneurship in a physical, face-to-face setting. Learn more.

In 2013, Indiana University, USAID and HP launched the ADEPT (Advancement and Development through Entrepreneurship Programs and Training) program in Myanmar to increase the institutional effectiveness of Myanmar's top business school, the Yangon Institute of Economics, and strengthen entrepreneurial activities.

HP World on Wheels (WOW) buses supports digital literacy, education, and entrepreneurship, aiming to reach 6,400 Indian villages and impact more than 15 million people by 2022. The program brings self-contained, solar-powered, Internet-enabled mobile learning labs to rural areas of the country.

WorldSkills and the HP Foundation launched the first BeChangeMaker, Social Entrepreneurship Competition, in 2017. BeChangeMaker is a virtual training program for youth around the world to explore their career potential as social entrepreneurs and design solutions to solve social issues based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more.

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