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Coursera: Year in Review: 10 Most Popular Courses in 2017

2017-12-14 18:55:19

Artificial intelligence, bitcoin, programming, English, and learning skills top this year’s list. Coursera has become a top destination for people around the world to learn skills that help them succeed personally and professionally. With over 30 million registered learners – many who are looking for a leg up in their careers – we are able […] The post Year in Review: 10 Most Popular Courses in 2017 appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Become a Business Analyst with the Ultimate Guide

2017-12-13 22:54:41

Do you want to become a business analyst? What courses should you take to prepare you for the job? Our career guide brings you a step-by-step path on how to become a qualified candidate, teaching you everything you need to know to succeed. Read on to discover if it’s the right path for you: What […] The post Become a Business Analyst with the Ultimate Guide appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Demystifying Design Thinking for a Digital Workforce

2017-12-11 18:54:19

In a world that is becoming increasingly complex and diverse, the problems businesses are trying to solve are also equally complex and diverse. In such a scenario where innovation is the new buzz word, a variety of organizations are looking to integrate Design Thinking in their business strategy. But what exactly is Design Thinking? Recently, […] The post Demystifying Design Thinking for a Digital Workforce appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: What’s Your Coursera Story?

2017-12-07 21:57:42

Has taking a course on Coursera impacted your life in any way, big or small? Whether learning helped you transform your career, connect with your community, or just see the world a little differently – we want to hear your story! Capture a few reflections on your Coursera experience in a short video and send […] The post What’s Your Coursera Story? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: A Writer’s Dream of Getting Published

2017-12-06 21:55:59

Charlene Gibb is a writer living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. After taking the Creative Writing Specialization by Wesleyan University she was able to accomplish her dream of becoming a published author. Read her story: I have lived in Toronto, Canada for almost thirty years after being raised in Windsor. Born in England, my family moved […] The post A Writer’s Dream of Getting Published appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Should you Become a Full Stack Web Developer?

2017-11-30 19:27:05

Should you become a full stack web developer? What courses should you take to prepare you for the job? Our career guide brings you a step-by-step path that will help you become a qualified candidate and teach you everything you need to know to succeed. Read on to discover if it’s the right path for you: […] The post Should you Become a Full Stack Web Developer? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Fellowships for the HEC Paris Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2017-11-30 19:04:33

HEC Paris and Coursera are offering Impact Fellowships for the Online Master’s in Innovation & Entrepreneurship! The fellowships are for emerging leaders seeking to build a company or organization aimed at furthering social innovation, gender equality, economic opportunities in developing countries or sustainable development. HEC Paris’ Online Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OMIE) is a […] The post Fellowships for the HEC Paris Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Why Tech Training Is the Next Big Thing for Financial Services Companies

2017-11-30 06:28:03

If you want to work for a bank, credit card company, or investment firm, what skills do you think you need? For years the core skill sets for financial employees were customer service and a strong grasp of accounting concepts. But in 2017, the financial services industry — and the talent profile — looks a […] The post Why Tech Training Is the Next Big Thing for Financial Services Companies appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Culture-Driven Team Building: A Conversation with Derek Newberry

2017-11-27 16:54:01

Derek Newberry is Affiliated Faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, and a leadership development consultant in the areas of interpersonal communication, collaboration, and corporate culture. He co-teaches Culture-Driven Team Building Specialization. As a business anthropologist, he advises senior leaders in Fortune 500 companies and major non-profits on the human factors that drive organizational effectiveness. What […] The post Culture-Driven Team Building: A Conversation with Derek Newberry appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Fahim Discovers his Passion for Programming

2017-11-22 18:39:35

Fahim is a student in Dhaka, Bangladesh and after taking Introduction to HTML5 on Coursera, he discovered his passion for programming and hasn’t looked back. Read his story: After graduating from high school I was unsure about what subject to study in college. At first I decided to major in electrical engineering, but was getting […] The post Fahim Discovers his Passion for Programming appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Continuous Training Can Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

2017-11-22 02:01:22

Major online security breaches and data leaks have been making alarming headlines and dominating conversations among technology leaders in the past few years. At Coursera, we hear from learning and development leaders who are eager to help their technology teams learn the latest cybersecurity skills to avoid potential attacks. Just as data scientists, IT architects, […] The post Continuous Training Can Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Web Applications for Everybody: A Conversation with Dr. Chuck

2017-11-21 19:49:30

Dr. Chuck has reached over a million learners from across the world with Coursera. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Information, where he teaches various technology-oriented courses including programming, database design, and web development. He joined us at our headquarters in Mountain View to talk about his new […] The post Web Applications for Everybody: A Conversation with Dr. Chuck appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Why Get Your Masters with HEC Paris?

2017-11-20 18:18:23

You can now earn your Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree on Coursera from HEC Paris. The program is a flexible online degree that will meet the specific needs of business leaders in charge of strategic innovation, entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs. Read on to learn more about the program: Study at the Alma Mater of […] The post Why Get Your Masters with HEC Paris? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Why Get Your Master’s with HEC Paris?

2017-11-20 18:18:23

You can now earn your Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree on Coursera from HEC Paris. The program is a flexible online degree that will meet the specific needs of business leaders in charge of strategic innovation, entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs. Read on to learn more about the program: Study at the Alma Mater of […] The post Why Get Your Master’s with HEC Paris? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Why Everyone Should Learn Sales: A Conversation with Ellen Zehntner from HubSpot

2017-11-13 22:18:14

Ellen Zehntner is a sales manager at HubSpot and helps lead and develop the small business sales organization. She co-teaches the Sales Training: Techniques for a Human-Centric Sales Process course on Coursera. She has been in sales for 10 years and has held sales positions at companies like AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, and Orange. Read on […] The post Why Everyone Should Learn Sales: A Conversation with Ellen Zehntner from HubSpot appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: How L&D Leaders Can Save Their Companies from Extinction

How L&D Leaders Can Save Their Companies from Extinction
2017-11-13 05:12:19

The article below originally appeared in Training Magazine. by Leah Belsky, Vice President of Global Enterprise Development Studies predict that 40 percent of companies on the S&P 500 won’t exist in 10 years—they’re just not keeping up with changes in technology and consumer demands. If you’re in a position to shape your company’s learning and development strategy, […] The post How L&D Leaders Can Save Their Companies from Extinction appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Oi! Coursera Expands to Brazil

Oi! Coursera Expands to Brazil
2017-11-10 18:32:26

Você é falante de português? Você está com sorte! Coursera is excited to announce a big push to create a robust and cohesive Portuguese content catalogue in high-demand fields from leading universities in Brazil such as University of São Paulo (USP), Fundação Instituto de Administração, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, University of Campinas, and Insper. Coursera […] The post Oi! Coursera Expands to Brazil appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: 5 Reasons to Get Your Masters in Accounting on Coursera

2017-11-08 23:30:24

You can now earn your Masters in Accounting degree on Coursera through our partner The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The University of Illinois Master of Science in Accountancy is ranked among the nation’s top two accounting programs. It is completely online, affordable, and taught by some of the best accountancy faculty in the world. […] The post 5 Reasons to Get Your Masters in Accounting on Coursera appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: 5 Reasons to Get Your Master’s in Accounting on Coursera

2017-11-08 23:30:24

You can now earn your Master’s in Accounting degree on Coursera through our partner The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The University of Illinois Master of Science in Accountancy is ranked among the nation’s top two accounting programs. It is completely online, affordable, and taught by some of the best accountancy faculty in the world. […] The post 5 Reasons to Get Your Master’s in Accounting on Coursera appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Meet the Courserians: Andreina Parisi-Amon, “Distance education can open doors”

2017-11-08 00:59:51

For National Distance Learning Week and the Meet the Courserians blog series, we spoke with Andreina Parisi-Amon who is the manager of the Teaching and Learning team at Coursera. After receiving her PhD in BioEngineering at Stanford, Andreina knew she wanted to work in education and joined Coursera to help create engaging and effective learning experiences […] The post Meet the Courserians: Andreina Parisi-Amon, “Distance education can open doors” appeared first on Coursera Blog.