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Explore Learning Paths
Welcome to Upwork Academy, an interactive suite of courses and tools for helping you succeed on Upwork. You'll find topics from best practices for choosing your profile headline and advice for setting your rate to scam awareness tips.
Learning Paths
Choose from our pre-determined learning paths to follow a step-by-step journey.
1 hour
Learn about how to get started on Upwork and all the aspects of your Upwork profile.
1 hour
Learn how to navigate the work marketplace, submit proposals, interview and negotiate.
1 hour
Learn about client communication tips, tools for collaboration and work processes you can follow.
10-15 min
In this journey, you'll learn the essentials of how to start as a client on Upwork Enterprise.
1 hour
In this journey, you’ll learn about the different Upwork badges, how to change your rate, approaching upskilling, and more.
2 hours
In this journey, learn about how to manage and expand your business on Upwork.
20-25 min
In this journey, you’ll learn how to create a project and get started with Project Catalog.
20-25 min
In this journey, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started on Upwork as a Client.
1 hour
Learn about how to start and run an agency business.
20-25 min
In this journey, you’ll learn how to create consultation offerings.
1 hour
Learn more about what generative AI is and the benefits and opportunities it can offer professionals and businesses.
In this learning path you will gain the knowledge and skills to set up and execute a successful customer service program that contributes to building a strong brand and achieving your business goals.

Your Profile

Discover recommended best practices for setting your hourly rate.

Understand how you can best showcase your work on your Upwork profile

Learn how to write a great title & overview for your profile and tag the appropriate skills

Get acquainted with the Upwork Profile layout and learn how you can improve yours

Finding Work

Discover best practices for interviewing with potential clients and representing yourself and your work.

Learn about some proposal writing best practices that may lead you to successfully landing jobs

Discover how you can find work on Upwork and learn about what you should look for

Working on Upwork

Learn about how to stay safe when using Upwork.

Understand how to use the Upwork Work Diary feature.

Understand how to get paid for the work you do on Upwork.

Learn about the different contract types on Upwork.

Learn about some best practices for communicating with clients and making a lasting impression.

Growing on Upwork

Understand the different badge levels and achievements you can strive toward on Upwork.