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Coursera: What it Takes For a Business to Win in the Digital Age

What it Takes For a Business to Win in the Digital Age
2018-04-17 15:03:59

What is digital transformation? How does a business survive the digital age? BCG and University of Virginia experts tackle questions like these in their course: Digital Transformation. Get the inside scoop from course instructors Michael Lenox, Senior Associate Dean of University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, and Amane Dannouni, Principal at The Boston Consulting […] The post What it Takes For a Business to Win in the Digital Age appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: The University of Leeds is Bringing Engineering Expertise to Coursera

The University of Leeds is Bringing Engineering Expertise to Coursera
2018-04-16 15:07:34

The University of Leeds is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK, and we’re thrilled to announce our new partnership that will bring their teaching expertise to learners all over the world. Leeds is ranked in the top 100 in the world for engineering and technology, and their programs are led by […] The post The University of Leeds is Bringing Engineering Expertise to Coursera appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Foundations of Positive Psychology: Q&A with Dr. Martin Seligman

2018-04-11 16:42:47

Dr. Martin Seligman otherwise known as the Father of Positive Psychology is one of the most cited psychologists in the 20th century. His work has not only increased the well-being of people around the world but has transformed the scientific community. He is the Director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania […] The post Foundations of Positive Psychology: Q&A with Dr. Martin Seligman appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Q&A: Market Research Specialization

2018-04-04 19:03:17

What is market research? Why is it important for your business? We sat down with UC Davis Graduate School of Management professors Olivier Rubel and Ashwin Aravindakshan to get the inside scoop on the Market Research Specialization. Find out why delivering customer insights is valuable to any industry and how to find the story in data. […] The post Q&A: Market Research Specialization appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Sustainable Tourism: How to Be an Advocate for Environmental Public Health When You Travel

2018-03-30 15:24:05

In 2017, international tourism grew by 7%, with 1,322 million world travelers and that number is expected to grow in 2018. Now more than ever, sustainable tourism has taken a front seat in the global crusade against environmental degradation and climate change. We had the chance to hear from Flemming Konradsen, a professor of environmental […] The post Sustainable Tourism: How to Be an Advocate for Environmental Public Health When You Travel appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: 20+ New Courses in Portuguese for Your Career

2018-03-28 18:06:28

We are proud to announce the launch of 24 new courses designed to help Brazilians advance their careers. These courses will help Brazilians obtain 21st-century job skills in areas like business, technology and data science by giving them access to low-cost, high-quality credentials from top universities in Brazil, such as USP, FIA, UNICAMP, and Insper. […] The post 20+ New Courses in Portuguese for Your Career appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Putting Learners First: Insights from Everyday Parenting

Putting Learners First: Insights from Everyday Parenting
2018-03-27 21:40:23

By: Talia Kolodny, Partner Community Manager In a heartfelt speech at Coursera’s annual partners conference hosted by Arizona State University, Andrew Ng, Coursera Co-founder and Co-chair, announced the 2018 Outstanding Educator Award recipients. Addressing the educators in the room, he said: “I don’t know any other group of people in the world that is doing […] The post Putting Learners First: Insights from Everyday Parenting appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: 7 High Paying Jobs That Could Be Yours With a Master’s In Accounting

7 High Paying Jobs That Could Be Yours With a Master’s In Accounting
2018-03-21 17:03:37

  Are you interested in pursuing a career in accounting? Accounting jobs are projected to grow 10 percent by 2026. University of Illinois’ online Master of Science in Accounting (iMSA) is your entry into a world of high paying accounting jobs. The iMSA is ranked in the top three accounting programs in the US and is taught […] The post 7 High Paying Jobs That Could Be Yours With a Master’s In Accounting appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: It takes a village: Key insights from the Course Teams Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference

It takes a village: Key insights from the Course Teams Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference
2018-03-21 16:24:39

By: Linlin Xia, Coursera Senior Teaching and Learning Specialist Key stakeholders from across our partner community who have collectively brought more than 2,500 courses to life on Coursera came together at our sixth annual Partners Conference to discuss strategies for creating high-quality online courses. Below are 3 key takeaways from this year’s Course Teams Track […] The post It takes a village: Key insights from the Course Teams Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: 5 Courses That Will Make You Happier

5 Courses That Will Make You Happier
2018-03-20 14:47:52

  For the International Day of Happiness, we’ve rounded up five courses and Specializations that can boost your mood and give you the tools to live a more balanced and joy-filled life. It’s true — learning really can help you achieve happiness! Happiness is associated with many positive benefits that can help you improve your […] The post 5 Courses That Will Make You Happier appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: It’s Never Too Late to Become an Entrepreneur

2018-03-19 16:19:16

In his research, Etienne Krieger, HEC Paris Affiliate Professor and Scientific Director of the HEC Entrepreneurship Center, has found that the average age for founding an innovative company is 38. This is a striking contrast to the stereotypical image of the millennial startup founder – so what makes 38 a good age to reinvent your […] The post It’s Never Too Late to Become an Entrepreneur appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Highlights from the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference

Highlights from the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference
2018-03-17 02:35:51

Hundreds of educators, employers, and members from the Coursera team as well as a few students gathered together at Arizona State University for the sixth annual Coursera Partners Conference. Our conference theme — Learners First: Beyond the Campus Walls — brought us together to work toward a future where anyone, anywhere can transform their life […] The post Highlights from the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Using data to power learning: Key insights from the Data Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference

Using data to power learning: Key insights from the Data Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference
2018-03-17 02:33:01

By: Alexandra Urban, Teaching & Learning Specialist Last week at Arizona State University, we gathered together with our partners from around the world at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference. The conference is a rare opportunity to gather together in person and discuss how we can continue to transform lives through learning. As the leader of […] The post Using data to power learning: Key insights from the Data Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: The magic of teaching online: Key insights from the Instructor Track at the 2018 Coursera Partner Conference

The magic of teaching online: Key insights from the Instructor Track at the 2018 Coursera Partner Conference
2018-03-17 02:32:33

By: Talia Kolodny, Partner Community Manager at Coursera Instructors from across Coursera’s partner community recently gathered at Coursera’s sixth annual Partners Conference to discuss the tools, knowledge, and inspiration needed to create high-quality experiences for learners around the world. Below are 5 key takeaways from the Instructor Track sessions. Lauren Atkins Budde (University of Michigan), […] The post The magic of teaching online: Key insights from the Instructor Track at the 2018 Coursera Partner Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Credentials and the future of education: Key insights from the Administrator Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference

Credentials and the future of education: Key insights from the Administrator Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference
2018-03-17 02:27:54

By: Cathryn Richter, Senior Partnership Manager The 2018 Coursera Partners Conference convened at Arizona State University last week, and credentialing was top of mind as Coursera announced six new degree programs and the pilot of a new product: the MasterTrack™ Certificate. Leaders from Coursera’s partner institutions gathered in the Administrator Track (AT) sessions to discuss […] The post Credentials and the future of education: Key insights from the Administrator Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Compassionate Leadership Through Service Learning with Jane Goodall and Roots & Shoots

2018-03-13 15:28:34

“You have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Dr. Jane Goodall You can now learn Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program model through the University of Colorado Boulder on Coursera. It’s is an action-oriented online development course that will teach you how to identify and implement local service-learning campaigns […] The post Compassionate Leadership Through Service Learning with Jane Goodall and Roots & Shoots appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Degrees and Credentials Built for Today’s Learners

Degrees and Credentials Built for Today’s Learners
2018-03-06 07:00:34

  Over the last six years, Coursera has become a destination for 31 million registered learners all over the world to learn from the world’s top universities and industry leaders. In addition to 2,600 courses and 236 Specializations, Coursera and our partners are working together to build more valuable credentials, including becoming a premier destination […] The post Degrees and Credentials Built for Today’s Learners appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: 6 New Degrees Coming to Coursera in Computer Science, Data Science, and Public Health

2018-03-06 07:00:03

People need access to high quality learning more than ever. Degrees are no exception. That’s why we’re working with our university partners to build a new kind of degree experience. Today, we are excited to announce the development of six new degrees: a Master of Computer Science from Arizona State University, a Global Master of […] The post 6 New Degrees Coming to Coursera in Computer Science, Data Science, and Public Health appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Digital Transformation for the Future of Work in India

2018-03-05 23:19:23

The future of work and the future of learning are converging. The rapid pace at which the world is changing due to globalization and technological advancements is changing the way customers behave, the way competitors compete for those customers and the way businesses operate. The nature of jobs is changing and the skills needed to […] The post Digital Transformation for the Future of Work in India appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Sustainable Development in the 21st Century with Ban Ki-moon

2018-03-01 16:34:07

Mr. Ban Ki-moon served two consecutive terms as Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-2016). Throughout his tenure at the UN, Mr. Ban sought to be a bridge builder, to give voice to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable, and to make the organization itself more transparent and effective. Mr. Ban worked closely with member states […] The post Sustainable Development in the 21st Century with Ban Ki-moon appeared first on Coursera Blog.