HP logoAt HP, we are focused on creating a better future for everyone through our actions and innovations. We call it HP Living Progress, and it reflects the way our people and technology come together to solve society's toughest challenges. One way we do this is by helping people, businesses and economies thrive through programs like HP LIFE e-Learning.

HP LIFE e-Learning is a free, innovative, cloud-based online training program that helps entrepreneurs and small business owners learn the IT and business skills needed to build a business.

Supporting 21st century skills development 

Deployed on HP Helion cloud technology, the HP LIFE e-Learning platform offers 25 interactive modules covering core business competencies such as marketing, communications, operations and finance, as well as special topics including energy efficiency and social entrepreneurship.  The program is available in seven languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Hindi, and simplified Chinese.  

The program also offers learners a wide range of additional features to extend the learning experience including regular live webinars hosted by business experts; access to a global community platform for peer-to-peer and peer-to-expert exchanges; and certificates for all courses completed.

HP LIFE e-Learning can be used by the independent, self-paced learner and as a robust open educational resource in schools, training centers and workforce development programs. It can also be used as an overall K-12 professional development resource. 

Supporting educators

HP LIFE e-Learning can be used by educators to enrich their curriculum or the services they offer to their students or clients—as homework, as the basis for participatory learning, or for 1:1 mentoring. 

A dedicated Educators area provides a wide range of practical resources to help educators integrate HP LIFE e-Learning easily into the classroom including: 

HP LIFE overview video: a brief tour of HP LIFE e-Learning, providing insights into the user experience, and highlighting some of the unique features of the program. 

Facilitator guide: provides detailed information about how to use HP LIFE e-Learning in a course or training program; including four common approaches, effective facilitation techniques, and strategies to overcome challenges when working with e-learning materials.

Course directory: summarizes the key skills addressed in each course, including business, technology, and soft skills.

More than 530,000 learners from 200+ countries, and thousands of educators are currently benefitting from this well-established program.

Links and further information

HP LIFE e-Learning is being used successfully around the world in schools, higher education, small business development centers and other training centers. Visit HP LIFE e-Learning and register as an educator to find out how to integrate this versatile program into your class.