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Designed by industry leaders and top universities to enhance professional skills, Professional Certificates develop the proficiency and expertise that employers are looking for with specialized training and professional education.

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Learn about Business Intelligence: the main tools and techniques to analyze and interpret data from a business perspective, facilitating decision making in an organizatio ... [+]

Learn how to transform big data into sound business decisions. Learn about Business Intelligence. Use tools such as Excel and Power BI for business decision making.

The current job market demands business intelligence skills. For this, we will guide you through two courses in which you will learn how to meet business objectives such as: reduce costs, analyze data, optimize operations, anticipate demand, make sound decisions and obtain valuable information from your customers. Everything, from data that you have known how to extract, collect, integrate, debug and analyze. You can integrate data into repositories and convert them into valuable information. You will know how to use business intelligence tools and software.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
10 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn how to perform data analysis using Excel. Master the main tasks of data analysis required by organizations for decision making. ... [+]

Learn how to perform data analysis using Excel. Master the main tasks of data analysis required by organizations for decision making.Advanced data analysis skills are highly requested by organizations, because they want to use the data to improve business results. This program will help you become an ingenious and independent data analyst that can help organizations achieve their goals. The Professional Data Analysis Certification program covers the main tasks of expert data analysts - Import, clean, map , interpret and visualize data, with special emphasis on boards in real time. You will learn advanced techniques and you will gain notions about the principles of data science with Microsoft Excel and external plugins.The program consists of two courses, one basic and one intermediate. These courses will introduce you to the challenges of real data analysis that simulate the complexity and challenges of data analysts in the business environment. With the Professional Certification Program Credential, you can demonstrate that you master the tools, techniques and data processing and you can apply statistics to obtain valuable information about the data. Furthermore, you can indicate that you know how to clearly communicate your findings to various stakeholders.This Data Analysis and Visualization program with Excel is ideal for professionals interested in learning new techniques and Excel tools in order to become more productive and efficient. People from multiple disciplines who want or start becoming data analysts will enjoy an invaluable and practical introduction to this profession.... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn how to acquire, manage, and process data while understanding the social and legal issues associated with them, enabling you to stand out in the industry. ... [+]

Learn how to acquire, manage, and process data while understanding the social and legal issues associated with them, enabling you to stand out in the industry.

Data is becoming ubiquitous in everyday life and greatly affecting the way that we interact with the surrounding world. Data Science, the art of working with data, represents an essential skill for empowering your future career in finance, telecommunication, IT, Internet, AI, consulting, education, transportation, healthcare and so on.

In this concise yet comprehensive program, you will gain a complete picture of data analytics and a good understanding of popular data mining algorithms and systems. You will also have the first-hand experience of implementing and applying these techniques. Most importantly, the program will serve as a good starting point for anyone interested in becoming competitive in the job market and pave a solid road for you to continue your future education.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
84 - 96 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn to connect your brand with the world. Learn how to create effective social media and digital marketing strategies with a Google Mentor in Marketing. ... [+]

Learn to connect your brand with the world. Learn how to create effective social media and digital marketing strategies with a Google Mentor in Marketing.

Gain a competitive advantage by becoming a digital strategist. With this program of Professional Certification you will achieve that your brand connects with the world and you will be able to create advertising campaigns in social networks to fulfill marketing objectives such as selling more, positioning a product or customer loyalty.

The Professional Certification Program for Digital Marketing and Social Networks consists of two online courses developed by Jojo Giuffra, an expert in the field of Marketing and a contributor to the Google Developers Experts program. Together with him, you will learn the theory and put it into practice. You can be inspired by real digital marketing cases, knowing the experience of organizations and professionals that take advantage of social networks and develop valuable content, digital strategies and advertising campaigns to grow your brand.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
10 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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You will learn about the key issues of macroeconomic management, trade agreements and foreign investment and their implications for development in Latin America and the C ... [+]

You will learn about the key issues of macroeconomic management, trade agreements and foreign investment and their implications for development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

In this Professional Certification program focused on macroeconomic news, trade and investment in Latin America we will answer these questions:

What are the key characteristics of macroeconomic management, trade agreements and foreign investment and their implications for economic growth and development and the reduction of poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean?What are the challenges faced by Latin American countries to manage their economies, accelerate their economic growth and increase their levels of foreign trade and foreign investment?... [-]
USA Cambridge
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 - 21 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn fundamentals of electric power, its impact on climate change and the future of the sector with the smart grid. ... [+]

Learn fundamentals of electric power, its impact on climate change and the future of the sector with the smart grid.

This Professional Certification program includes different topics of the modern energy reality, mainly in Latin America, in order to benefit any person interested in energy sustainability issues with special interest in the conversion of engineers to the energy sector and the development of energy specialists. technical profile on issues of energy sustainability.

The different issues of energy sustainability, which could become specialized, were designed to offer valuable and up-to-date information for a broad public interested in the electricity sector.

This Professional Certification program includes the following courses:... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
16 - 28 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn to use Microsoft Excel from 0 and become an expert in its use for the analysis and visualization of data. You will learn how to use Excel in business intelligence. ... [+]

Learn to use Microsoft Excel from 0 and become an expert in its use for the analysis and visualization of data. You will learn how to use Excel in business intelligence.

The ability to analyze complex data and draw conclusions from them is something that companies, increasingly oriented to improve the business through the analysis of the vast amount of data they collect, increasingly demand their executives. This is known as business intelligence.

With this Professional Certification program focused on business intelligence you will learn to use Microsoft Excel from 0, becoming an expert in its use for the analysis and visualization of data, which will help you advance in any work that requires making informed decisions .... [-]

USA Cambridge
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn strategies, tools and models to create synergy in the business family and develop transgenerational entrepreneurial entrepreneurship. ... [+]

Learn strategies, tools and models to create synergy in the business family and develop transgenerational entrepreneurial entrepreneurship.

Did you know that family businesses in the world are engines of development in each region and country? You also knew that they have a better performance in sales growth and return of profits for shareholders than non-family companies, and that they are more innovative and enterprising. But all this is usually true if they manage to move from one generation to another. And that is his great challenge: How to transcend from generation to generation? This program of Professional Certification focused on entrepreneurship and family businesses gives you answers to that and other questions, as well as give you the necessary tools to make your business transcend successfully over time.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
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Learn the basic concepts of information systems and their application and the terminology used in ICT to advance your professional career. ... [+]

Learn the basic concepts of information systems and their application and the terminology used in ICT to advance your professional career.

This introductory program in computer science is designed so that a professional from a field other than computer science and information and communication technologies (financial, administrative, managerial) acquires the basic knowledge in ICT necessary to be able to relate effectively with the computer and telecommunications specialists of your company or other corporations with which you have a relationship, being able to specify requirements, evaluate workloads and monitor results in the field of information and communication technologies in a much more effective way.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
15 - 20 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn to program in Java in an easy and interactive way and enter the fascinating world of programming and computing! ... [+]

Learn to program in Java in an easy and interactive way and enter the fascinating world of programming and computing!

This is an introductory program to learn Java programming. Emphasis is placed on immediate feedback and a fun experience with Java programming. Java programming knowledge is not only useful for programming current devices, such as computers and smartphones. It also opens the door to computational thinking, that is, the application of computer techniques to everyday processes.

The program is divided into three parts:

Part 1 "How to start programming" introduces programming using familiar concepts, such as calculators and games. Throughout the five weeks important co... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn to program in C, one of the languages most used at the business level to create software systems and applications. ... [+]

Learn to program in C, one of the languages most used at the business level to create software systems and applications.

In this Professional Certification program we will have the opportunity to learn the basics of the programming language C. It is an introductory program, oriented to the public, whether you have previous experience in programming or not.

The learning experience is adapted to be done step by step, starting with the most basic concepts until learning more complex aspects of this programming language. The program is accompanied by numerous examples and exercises to make learning practical and fun.

This Proserative Certification program is divided into three online courses, which will guide you step by step through the learning process of programming in C.... [-]

USA Cambridge
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn how organizational collaboration helps business partners align their objectives, processes and tools, reducing rework. ... [+]

Learn how organizational collaboration helps business partners align their objectives, processes and tools, reducing rework.

The need to implement collaboration in organizations is the fundamental basis of this Professional Certification program, which seeks to optimize the value network of those who apply it and generate significant benefits for market partners. The collaboration involves multiple areas of an organization, in addition to logistics.

Initially, the program is made up of two online courses, a course of basic principles, where the concept of value network that is of great importance for any company, business or company that wants to compete in the market with quality and efficiency will be known. . Likewise, the broad concept of collaboration applied to the relationship with customers, suppliers and competitors will be identified.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
10 weeks
Online
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Learn about public policies and efficient projects; contributes to economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... [+]

Learn about public policies and efficient projects; contributes to economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Promoting economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean depends on many factors; and one of the most important is public management: a complex process, in which many actors participate, with different visions, ideas, objectives ... How to survive in this context and achieve development efficiently and effectively?

We have an opportunity for you! The Inter-American Institute for Economic and Social Development (INDES) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has created three online courses that, together, will provide you with the tools to achieve it:... [-]

USA Cambridge
June 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 - 21 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn how to program information systems for Intranet and Internet and thus make the best decisions, thus increasing your income as an employee or entrepreneur, in one of ... [+]

Learn how to program information systems for Intranet and Internet and thus make the best decisions, thus increasing your income as an employee or entrepreneur, in one of the areas of greatest global development.

This Professional Certification program is designed for people interested in strengthening their skills in the design and programming of management information systems that allow organizations to enter, process and consult information for the control and management of processes.

This program for the help of business decision making is composed of two courses:

Design of management information systems for intranet with Microsoft Access.Design of management information systems for the Internet in Dreamweaver with MySQL / PHP.... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
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Software Engineer dominates the top jobs list globally for pay, quality of life, and opportunities for advancement. This Professional Certificate program teaches fundamen ... [+]

Software Engineer dominates the top jobs list globally for pay, quality of life, and opportunities for advancement. This Professional Certificate program teaches fundamental software engineering skills using Ruby on Rails, JavaScript and Agile methodology, to qualify you for in-demand jobs with high pay, satisfaction and growth potential.

You will learn the Ruby programming language and Ruby on Rails mvc web application framework.

This program will introduce Agile, which used by 60-80% of all programming teams, and by the majority of programming teams distributed across the globe. You will learn Agile through a "learn by doing" approach in which you use the same tools and techniques as professionals, such as test-driven development (TDD), behavior-driven design, continuous integration, and continuous deployment onto the public cloud.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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In this Professional Certificate program, you will learn the mechanics of how to design and facilitate projects using “pure” Agile Scrum and Lean Kanban techniques. You w ... [+]

Master Scrum and the principles of Agile project management to deliver faster, more innovative solutions by unleashing your team’s potential.

In this Professional Certificate program, you will learn the mechanics of how to design and facilitate projects using “pure” Agile Scrum and Lean Kanban techniques. You will also learn the trade-offs of using hybrid techniques such as Lean Startup, Scaled Agile For the Enterprise (SAFe), and Disciplined Agile Development.

We will then go beyond these frameworks to the science and essential principles you’ll need to ensure you get the greatest benefits of Agile Project Management methods: Speed, Innovation, Leadership, and Kaizen (Change for the Better).... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
20 weeks
Online
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In this Professional Certificate programme, the focus is on the design and execution of animal breeding programmes, genetic improvement, and conservation of genetic diver ... [+]

Get introduced to the main principles underlying genetic improvement programmes in livestock and companion animals.

In this Professional Certificate programme, the focus is on the design and execution of animal breeding programmes, genetic improvement, and conservation of genetic diversity.

In this programme, you will learn about the basic principles of population, quantitative and molecular genetics. Biological aspects are integrated into the courses by the many hands-on assignments. In the course, you’ll learn to understand how to set up and optimize a breeding programme.

Professionals working with animals will be able to use the knowledge from these courses to understand the impact of breeding on animal populations and to use genetic principles to make their decisions. It will allow you an advanced starting point for further studies, such as MSc. level courses in breeding.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
14 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn Data Analysis in three courses designed for application of data skills to real-world scenarios, from ethical considerations all the way through to storytelling and ... [+]

Learn how to apply Data Analysis skills in practical contexts

Learn Data Analysis in three courses designed for application of data skills to real-world scenarios, from ethical considerations all the way through to storytelling and specific organizational or industrial contexts.

This program is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Data Analysis.

Job Outlook According to the forecasts of the World Economic Forum, by 2020 data analysts will be in high demand in companies around the world. A recent LinkedIn Workforce Report maintains that, in the USA, demand for these professional figures has grown sixfold compared to five years ago, and data analysts will continue to be the most sought after profiles over the next five years. The average yearly salary of a data analyst is among the very highest in the broader labor market. What You'll Learn Data Storytelling Applied Data Analysis for Organization and Industrial work Applying ethical considerations to data contexts Learn more about Professional Certificate Programs ... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 weeks
Online
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Software testing gets a bad rap for being difficult, time-consuming, redundant, and above all - boring. But in fact, it is a proven way to ensure that your software will ... [+]

Master software testing in Java through this highly practical and inspiring program designed to help you become a better developer.

Software testing gets a bad rap for being difficult, time-consuming, redundant, and above all - boring. But in fact, it is a proven way to ensure that your software will work flawlessly and meet release schedules.

In this two-course series, we will teach you automated software testing in an inspiring way. We will show you that testing is not as daunting a task as you might think, and how automated testing will make you a better developer who programs excellent software.

This program will cover software testing as it is practiced in the industry. The first course will cover various techniques using JUnit, including unit testing, test adequacy, and code coverage, mock objects, test-driven development, design for testability and test code quality. The second course will cover state-based and web testing, combinatorial testing, mutation testing, static analysis tools, and property-based testing.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
10 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Blockchain is a powerful distributed-ledger technology that is poised to revolutionize the way entire industries do business from supply chain tracking to real-estate tra ... [+]

Discover how distributed-ledger blockchain technologies are changing industries and what this emerging space means for you and your company.

Blockchain is a powerful distributed-ledger technology that is poised to revolutionize the way entire industries do business from supply chain tracking to real-estate transaction processing and everything in between. With that potential, there is a lot of hype to contend with. This program will teach business professionals what blockchain is, possible use cases and applications to help them better understand the blockchain landscape and how they might leverage this technology in their own industry.

Skills in blockchain are being reported as the top job-skill in demand. This program would provide a great first step in verifying candidates have a fundamental understanding of blockchain technologies.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
28 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Harness the power of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Develop the skills to future-proof your career. ... [+]

Harness the power of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Develop the skills to future-proof your career.

Developed by Blockchain at Berkeley and faculty from UC Berkeley's premier Computer Science department, the Blockchain Fundamentals Professional Certificate program is a comprehensive survey of core topics in cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, and blockchain technology. This program will help you develop the critical skills needed to future-proof your career.

The barrier of entry for the blockchain space can oftentimes seem rather high, especially since the concept of blockchain and the benefits it provides is not yet as widely understood as other innovations. In order to overcome this barrier, this program will explore the main ideas, technologies, and the ecosystem surrounding blockchain technology from both technical and non-technical standpoints. This program will help you develop the intuition for thinking of blockchain systems. You will learn the key strengths and motivations of distributed ledger technology, and also be exposed to the underlying mechanisms by which they function.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Gain baseline knowledge of the entire trade lifecycle from the point of execution to clearance and settlement. ... [+]

Gain baseline knowledge of the entire trade lifecycle from the point of execution to clearance and settlement.

In this Professional Certificate program, you will gain a good understanding of the trade lifecycle and how the trade settlement process relates to other parts of the broker-dealer, such as finance and regulatory reporting.

We will review the industry participants and utilities such as the clearing corporations and how they are an integral part of the operations process. We will also discuss the changes in the marketplace and trade execution venues and how those changes have affected the trade settlement process.

NOTE: Completing all 3 parts and then taking the Professional Certificate Examination is MANDATORY to achieve both the NYIF Certificate of Mastery and the edX Professional Certificate in Brokerage Operations. A verified learner must pass all courses in the program with a minimum grade of 70% to earn a Professional Certificate for Brokerage Operations.... [-]

USA Cambridge
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 40 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Chatbots are one of the most exciting and in-demand topics in tech, and virtual assistants have become pervasive in our lives. Businesses around the world are increasingl ... [+]

Learn the tools and skills needed to build smart chatbots, an emerging technology that is transforming the customer experience.

Chatbots are one of the most exciting and in-demand topics in tech, and virtual assistants have become pervasive in our lives.

We use the likes of Alexa, Siri, and Google every day to get answers quickly. However, the true potential and economic benefits of chatbots lie in businesses using these conversational AI technologies to acquire and support customers around the clock.

Businesses around the world are increasingly showing an interest in chatbots’ potential for cost-saving and improving customer service availability.

This program is intended to teach you the fundamentals of this emerging technology. In particular, you’ll learn how to build useful chatbots for businesses and how to deploy them to their sites. We’ll also cover how you can build a business out of chatbot building, taking advantage of the lucrative opportunities available to pioneers in this space.... [-]

USA Cambridge
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 9 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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The courses in this Professional Certificate program focus on open source web technologies teaching you the basics of the very popular programming language JavaScript. Yo ... [+]

This program will teach you how computers can be used to solve real problems and gain skills to create interactive websites yourself.

Building on the work you completed in the Introduction to Computer Science Professional Certificate Program, this program will enable you to apply your skills to real-world technical solutions. You’ll have the opportunity to work in a coding environment used by professional software developers as you learn the fundamentals of writing great code. But don’t worry: we take you, step by step, through the learning process. By the end of the series, you’ll learn how computers can be used to solve problems and gain skills to create solutions yourself.

The courses in this Professional Certificate program focus on open source web technologies teaching you the basics of the very popular programming language JavaScript. You’ll learn about client and server interaction and program a basic server application in Node.js. You’ll also get an introduction to creating and managing data in a web application and have the opportunity to get your hands on the foundational technology that is used across the internet.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Does your business need a make-over? Are you looking to create a new business model so you can get more out of your or your client’s company? Innovating a business model ... [+]

Learn how to innovate your business model and learn the tools to improve, grow and sustain your business

Does your business need a make-over? Are you looking to create a new business model so you can get more out of your or your client’s company?

Innovating a business model is key for a profitable business and growth. Without a proper and sustainable business model, even the best product or technology innovations will not flourish.

In this program, you will learn the skills and knowledge needed to start improving your business as you learn through real-life examples from fellow entrepreneurs, innovators and leading experts on business model innovation.

This program will benefit business owners, entrepreneurs, business consultants or business developers who seek a better understanding of business models and the tools to develop them. Learners in the ID Verified track will have the opportunity to receive personal feedback on assignments in which they are asked to apply the knowledge gained to their own company or project.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 32 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Enhance your writing skills as you learn how to craft clear, effective messages to better communicate in a business environment. ... [+]

Enhance your writing skills as you learn how to craft clear, effective messages to better communicate in a business environment.

Whether you are writing an email to your boss or a letter to the editor, being able to craft your argument clearly and persuasively is essential. Employers today are looking for professionals who can clearly communicate messages across multiple channels.

This Professional Certificate program will build your confidence as you learn how to improve your writing organization, logic, and style to get your point across eloquently and quickly. You will delve into the details of the writing process and learn how to identify an audience, choose the best structure, and revise and edit early drafts of your work.... [-]

USA Cambridge
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
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Learn why the transition to a cleaner power sector is so important. Gain an understanding of the changes needed to clean up our energy supplies. Equip yourself to be part ... [+]

Learn why the transition to a cleaner power sector is so important. Gain an understanding of the changes needed to clean up our energy supplies. Equip yourself to be part of this vital, global change.

The power sector is at a critical juncture. We urgently need to reduce the fossil fuel intensity of our power generation mix and, in many countries, power sector reform can bring other benefits, such as improvements in health and economic growth. In this program, experts from Imperial College London will explain why and how to clean up the power sector in your country, illustrated with current, real-life case studies and practical advice. Key global figures from the public and private sector add their own personal and professional perspectives to this course.... [-]

USA Cambridge
December 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 - 18 weeks
Online
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Do you want to inform healthcare decisions by conducting research on the effectiveness, benefits, and potential harms of treatment options? Would you like to help patient ... [+]

Learn the fundamentals of comparative effectiveness research (CER) and patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) methods.

Do you want to inform healthcare decisions by conducting research on the effectiveness, benefits, and potential harms of treatment options? Would you like to help patients choose care that best meets their needs? Perhaps you’d like to learn the basics of clinical research? Or maybe you’d like to use a national health data registry to answer a research question? If any of these questions resonate Comparative Effectiveness Research Training and Instruction – CERTaIN - Professional Certificate Program is right for you!

Created by investigators from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and partner institutions, the CERTaIN Professional Certificate program provides a comprehensive overview of core concepts, research methods and data analysis techniques used in comparative effectiveness (CER) and patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) across five key areas: ... [-]

USA Cambridge
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 weeks
Online
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edX

Learn essential computer science concepts in order to design efficient high-quality software. ... [+]

Learn essential computer science concepts in order to design efficient high-quality software.

Gain the systematic knowledge required to be a software developer.

In this professional certificate program, you will learn essential computer science concepts for software development ranging from the fundamentals of object-oriented programming to using efficient algorithms to design high-quality software.

This program begins with the basic concepts of Java, one of the industry’s most commonly used programming languages, and progresses into best practices in modern software development to developing efficient algorithms using sophisticated data structures for complex computational tasks. Finally, you will develop interactive and data-driven web apps using JavaScript.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
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edX

Learn both the sound theoretical principles of finance and the practical environment in which financial decisions are made. ... [+]

Learn both the sound theoretical principles of finance and the practical environment in which financial decisions are made.

You will learn how to value a firm over the course of this Corporate Finance professional certificate program, giving you the skills necessary to make sound financial and investment decisions.

We will cover:

Framework for valuation (including, as special cases, valuation of stocks and bonds, and evaluation of investment opportunities) Free cash flow method for firm valuation Concepts of risk and return and identification of opportunity cost of capital Alternative sources of external funding for company operations

Together, these concepts make up the essential building blocks for a career in finance.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 15 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

In this C Programming with Linux Professional Certificate program of seven short courses, you will learn how to write, read and debug computer programs in the C programmi ... [+]

Learn C Programming and Linux. Get instant feedback on your code, and unlock doors to careers in computer engineering.

In this C Programming with Linux Professional Certificate program of seven short courses, you will learn how to write, read and debug computer programs in the C programming language while also becoming familiar with the Linux operating system.

Beginners, even those without any programming experience, will be able to immediately start coding in C through our new coding tools within the web browser. No need to install anything!

Why learn C and not another programming language? Did you know that smartphones, your car’s navigation system, robots, drones, trains, and almost all electronic devices have some C-code running under the hood? C is used in any circumstance where speed and flexibility are important, such as in embedded systems or high-performance computing.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
21 weeks
Online
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edX

Taught by an instructor with decades of experience in lending and credit asset management, this Professional Certificate program equips analysts with the skills they need ... [+]

Gain a solid grounding in credit risk fundamentals with the tools and techniques required to perform a credit analysis.

Taught by an instructor with decades of experience in lending and credit asset management, this Professional Certificate program equips analysts with the skills they need to advance in the credit risk management field.

Find out if you are destined for a career in credit risk analysis with our introductory pricing. Take the first step to a Professional Certificate from the New York Institute of Finance for only $149. In the first module, you will get introduced to risk management and credit principles. If you decide to advance through the subsequent modules the price will gradually increase by small increments leading you to the final mastery exam and a full Certificate. The total cost for the Professional Certificate is $1,549. Our introductory pricing allows students a low-risk, low-cost way to consider whether Credit Risk is the right career path before deciding to progress.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
5 - 30 weeks
Online
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edX

Learn to carry out robust data analysis using Excel. Master the main tasks of data analysis required by data-driven organizations. ... [+]

Learn to carry out robust data analysis using Excel. Master the main tasks of data analysis required by data-driven organizations.

Advanced data analysis skills are highly sought by data-driven organizations who wish to harness data to improve business results. This program will help you become a resourceful and independent data analyst who can help organizations reach their goals.

It will cover the main tasks of skillful data analysts – Data importing, cleaning, wrangling, interpreting and visualizing, with special emphasis on real-time dashboards. You will learn advanced techniques and touch upon data science principles with Excel and external plugins.

This program consists of two courses, a basic and an intermediate course. The courses will engage you in real data analysis challenges that simulate the complexity and challenges of data analysts in a business environment. With the Professional Certificate Credential, you will be able to demonstrate that you have mastered data processing and you can apply statistics to gain insights from data. Moreover, it will show that you know how to communicate your findings clearly to various stakeholders.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
14 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn the skills necessary to begin analyzing data and discover insights, for absolute beginners on up. ... [+]

Learn the skills necessary to begin analyzing data and discover insights, for absolute beginners on up

Learn Data Analysis in three courses designed for the absolute beginner—from the fundamentals to the basics of math and statistics for analysis for someone who needs to start fresh, and visualization for all.

This program is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Data Analysis.

Job Outlook According to the forecasts of the World Economic Forum, by 2020 data analysts will be in high demand in companies around the world. A recent LinkedIn Workforce Report maintains that, in the USA, demand for these professional figures has grown sixfold compared to five years ago, and data analysts will continue to be the most sought after profiles over the next five years. The average yearly salary of a data analyst is among the very highest in the broader labor market. What You'll Learn Fundamentals of Data Analysis Math and Statistics for absolute beginners Data Visualization for absolute beginners Learn more about Professional Certificate Programs ... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Gain well-rounded analysis skills for doing data work with Excel, SQL, and more. ... [+]

Gain well-rounded analysis skills for doing data work with Excel, SQL, and more.

Learn Data Analysis in three courses designed to give someone the basics of analysis through to the ability to manipulate and query large datasets.

This program is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Data Analysis.

Job Outlook According to the forecasts of the World Economic Forum, by 2020 data analysts will be in high demand in companies around the world. A recent LinkedIn Workforce Report maintains that, in the USA, demand for these professional figures has grown sixfold compared to five years ago, and data analysts will continue to be the most sought after profiles over the next five years. The average yearly salary of a data analyst is among the very highest in the broader labor market. What You'll Learn Fundamentals of Data Analysis Querying with T-SQL Pivot Tables and manipulation of data for visualization Learn more about Professional Certificate Programs ... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn key data science essentials, including R, and machine learning, through real-world case studies to jumpstart your career as a data scientist. ... [+]

Learn key data science essentials, including R, and machine learning, through real-world case studies to jumpstart your career as a data scientist.

The demand for skilled data science practitioners in industry, academia, and the government is rapidly growing. The HarvardX Data Science program prepares you with the necessary knowledge base and useful skills to tackle real-world data analysis challenges. The program covers concepts such as probability, inference, regression, and machine learning and helps you develop an essential skill set that includes R programming, data wrangling with dplyr, data visualization with ggplot2, file organization with Unix/Linux, version control with git and GitHub, and reproducible document preparation with RStudio.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
66 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn the foundations of statistical thinking, the power of machine learning, and enabling technologies for data science. ... [+]

Learn the foundations of statistical thinking, the power of machine learning, and enabling technologies for data science.

Data science is making us smarter and more innovative in so many ways. How does it all work? In this Data Science and Analytics Professional Certificate program you will gain insight into the latest data science tools and their application in finance, health care, product development, sales and more. With real-world examples, we will demonstrate how data science can improve corporate decision-making and performance, personalize medicine and advance your career goals.

Taught by a distinguished team of professors at Columbia University’s Data Science Institute, this program is perfect for anyone who wants to understand basic concepts in data science without getting into the weeds of programming. Aimed at organization leaders, business managers, health care professionals and anyone considering a career in data science, this program will steep learners in the fundamentals of statistics, machine learning, and algorithms. It will also introduce emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), or wirelessly connected products, and techniques that allow computers to summarize mountains of text, audio, and video. Concrete examples provided throughout the program will ensure that learners fully grasp and master key concepts.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Launch your career in data science with hands-on Python skills. Data is at the heart of our digital economy and Data Science has been ranked as the hottest profession of ... [+]

Launch your career in data science with hands-on Python skills.

Data is at the heart of our digital economy and Data Science has been ranked as the hottest profession of the 21st century. This 5-course Data Science with Python Professional Certificate program is aimed at preparing you for a career in Data Science and Machine Learning.

You will start by learning Python, the most popular language for Data Science. You will then develop skills for Data Analysis and Data Visualization and also get a practical introduction in Machine Learning. Finally, you will apply and demonstrate your knowledge of Data Science and Machine Learning with a Capstone Project involving a real-life business problem.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
25 - 30 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

This hands-on program will prepare and equip you with the in-demand skills required to become a successful AI practitioner and start a career in the growing and lucrative ... [+]

This hands-on program will prepare and equip you with the in-demand skills required to become a successful AI practitioner and start a career in the growing and lucrative field of deep learning.

AI is revolutionizing the way we live, work and communicate. At the heart of AI is Deep Learning. Once a domain of researchers and PhDs only, Deep Learning has now gone mainstream thanks to its practical applications and availability in terms of consumable technology and affordable hardware.

The demand for Data Scientists and Deep Learning professionals is booming, far exceeding the supply of personnel skilled in this field. The industry is clearly embracing AI, embedding it within its fabric. The demand for Deep Learning skills by employers -- and the job salaries of Deep Learning practitioners -- are only bound to increase over time, as AI becomes more pervasive in society. Deep Learning is a future-proof career.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
26 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Gain a competitive advantage and learn essential digital marketing skills and strategies in this 4-course program from the top-ranked Wharton School of the University of ... [+]

Gain a competitive advantage and learn essential digital marketing skills and strategies in this 4-course program from the top-ranked Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Make yourself more marketable and put your career in high gear with a Professional Certificate in Digital Marketing from Wharton. Learn the key marketing skills most in-demand today: omnichannel marketing, marketing analytics, social media strategy and analysis, and data-driven customer-centric approaches to customer retention. Designed by world-renowned marketing professors at the Wharton School, home of one of the top marketing programs in the country, the Professional Certificate in Digital Marketing from Wharton helps you develop the digital marketing skills you need to take advantage of the explosive growth in the marketing industry. Today’s marketers face a “digital skills gap,” and when you earn a Professional Certificate in Digital Marketing from the Wharton School, you’ll be able to help fill it.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
20 - 24 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Secure your role in the change process of digitalization. Develop the skills you need to be a digital transformation agent for your business or company. This program help ... [+]

Secure your role in the change process of digitalization. Develop the skills you need to be a digital transformation agent for your business or company.

Creating a digital business landscape is important for every company, regardless of size, and needed in order to stay competitive in the business world today.

This program helps professional learners understand what digital transformation is and how it may affect their organization and how to plan for rising opportunities. The program prepares professionals and managers for digital transformation challenges and helps them develop the skills to be a digital transformation agent.

The focus of the program will be on developing your own roadmap to digital transformation. The program consists of four courses, all self-paced, which can be followed individually, in numeric order, or in parallel with each other. The focus of the first (I) course is to analyze what digital transformation means and how it may transform industries and markets. In the second course (II) you will explore how to make strategic choices in a fast-changing environment to develop a desired position on the market. In course three, (III) leadership and change management challenges related to the digital transformation are addressed. And, in the last course (IV), digital business development and marketing is explored to accelerate the development needed to transform your business/ company.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
40 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Become an expert in creating online courses for the edX platform. The Course Creator series provides edX partners with the training required to build an online course for ... [+]

Become an expert in creating online courses for the edX platform.

The Course Creator series provides edX partners with the training required to build an online course for the edX platform. There are no prerequisites for this series, just access to the edx.org platform and enthusiasm for online learning!

While this series is open to the public, it is designed specifically for edX partners to learn how to create courses to be run in the edX environment.

These courses cover a wide variety of interests in online learning. In edX101, you will learn the process of building a course on the edX platform. In StudioX you’ll get hands-on instruction and learn how to use the course authoring software. VideoX instructs on media best practices, and BlendedX shows you how to design courses that combine classroom-based and online learning instruction.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Obtain a comprehensive understanding of electric mobility to lead projects and initiatives to success. ... [+]

Obtain a comprehensive understanding of electric mobility to lead projects and initiatives to success.

Electric vehicles are the future of transportation. Electric mobility has become an essential part of the energy transition strategy and will result in significant changes for vehicle manufacturers, governments, companies, and individuals.

In this program, you will be given a comprehensive view of electric mobility. You will gain knowledge of the most important aspects of this new market, including the state-of-the-art technology of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure; profitable business models that can work for enterprises in this market; and effective policies for governmental bodies, which will accelerate the uptake of electric mobility. This series of four courses will deliver expertise you can apply to all aspects of electric mobility as its importance grows. It will help policymakers, engineers and fleet managers to make sound strategic decisions about e-mobility products and their implications.... [-]

USA Cambridge
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Develop the project management skills you need to successfully manage complex engineering, infrastructure, and other large projects. ... [+]

Develop the project management skills you need to successfully manage complex engineering, infrastructure, and other large projects.

Underestimating project complexity is widely accepted as one of the major causes of project failure. Based on international benchmarking activities (Merrow, 2010), we know that an average of 40% of projects do not deliver what they promised.

So how can you as an engineer with a technical background improve your project performance?

In this program, you will learn the project management skills you need to successfully manage engineering projects. First, you will focus on the early project phases, which are crucial to achieving project success. The areas covered include the project manager and the team, the project process and the project context. At the end of this part of the program, you will have created your own project execution plan.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 14 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Improve your project management skills and learn the key strategies to generate crucial funding for your project. This program will provide you with the fundamental knowl ... [+]

Improve your project management skills and learn the key strategies to generate crucial funding for your project.

Are you involved in the development and execution of technical projects and eager to know what it takes to fund a project successfully? Would you like to be more in touch with the latest developments in project finance and able to use these to your advantage? To benefit from a range of novel project contracts and methods of financing, professionals working on infrastructure and industrial projects need to have a good understanding of how project financing works and how project investors and lenders think and assess the risks of a project.

This program will provide you with the fundamental knowledge and necessary tools to create the optimum financing structure for your project and enhance its potential to attract funding.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 14 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn essential skills for networking in English to expand your career and business options, using social connections, email, conversational strategies, and more. ... [+]

Learn essential skills for networking in English to expand your career and business options, using social connections, email, conversational strategies, and more.

Networking is important for job hunters, people changing or entering careers, entrepreneurs, and people in all areas of business. This four-course, 16-week program provides learners with English grammar and vocabulary to identify and expand their social networks. Learners will explore their current network, write emails, create an “elevator speech,” prepare for and attend a networking event, as well as conduct informational interviews to strengthen their job skills.

This program is appropriate for an audience who speaks English as an additional language at the intermediate level.... [-]

USA Cambridge
June 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 - 24 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

This program will teach you how to better work in teams, to find and fix errors, to write software that not only everyone can use but that everyone will enjoy using, and ... [+]

This program will teach you how to better work in teams, to find and fix errors, to write software that not only everyone can use but that everyone will enjoy using, and ensure their codebase against disaster.

Good software programmers know how to write code that works. Great software programmers know how to write well-documented, solidly-designed code written for an international and diverse audience that is backed up in a repository on a regular basis – and that also works. By writing code in this way, programmers are set up to better work in teams, to find and fix errors more quickly, to write software that not only everyone can use but that everyone will enjoy using, and ensure their codebase against disaster.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
21 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn today’s new competitive advantage for creating and competing in an increasingly unpredictable and complex business world. ... [+]

Learn today’s new competitive advantage for creating and competing in an increasingly unpredictable and complex business world.

The Entrepreneurial Mindset and Leadership Professional Certificate program will prepare you to create economic and social value in your organization. Whether you are a change maker in your organization or starting a company, these courses in leadership and growth will stimulate your thinking and acting potential.

This certificate program is built from four courses that will help you develop skill sets in recognizing opportunities, leveraging your resources and understanding the context of your work with innovative thinking. This series of courses will prepare you to innovate within your organization or start your own company!... [-]

USA Cambridge
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

An introduction to the expanding world of cybersecurity and the opportunity to find your niche in this exciting, in-demand field. ... [+]

An introduction to the expanding world of cybersecurity and the opportunity to find your niche in this exciting, in-demand field.

Are you interested in working in cybersecurity but unsure if it's the right career choice for you?

This professional certificate program will introduce you to the field of cybersecurity, as you learn about its landscape, numerous sectors, and various roles, competencies and career pathways.

You will learn about the role of the Chief Information Security Office (CISO) as you study the policies, procedures, practices, and technologies put in place to mitigate organizational and systems vulnerabilities to cyber attack.

You will also learn about the type of skills needed for a cybersecurity professional, outside of technical proficiency. And lastly, you will be given the opportunity to complete a self-assessment to determine which career path in cybersecurity is right for you.... [-]

USA Cambridge
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn how to master Excel’s Data Analysis capabilities. ... [+]

Learn how to master Excel’s Data Analysis capabilities.

Learn Data Analysis in the context of Excel with three courses designed to get you proficient with the tool in various applications, from pivot tables all the way to decoding complex math formula with excel formulas.

Job Outlook According to the forecasts of the World Economic Forum, by 2020 data analysts will be in high demand in companies around the world. A recent LinkedIn Workforce Report maintains that, in the USA, demand for these professional figures has grown sixfold compared to five years ago, and data analysts will continue to be the most sought after profiles over the next five years. The average yearly salary of a data analyst is among the very highest in the broader labor market. What You'll Learn Data Analysis fundamentals in excel. Visualizing data in excel. Math and statistics in excel online. Learn more about Professional Certificate Programs ... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn financial and quantitative analysis for tackling complex problems that require confident and managerial decision-making. ... [+]

Learn financial and quantitative analysis for tackling complex problems that require confident and managerial decision-making.

Literacy in business financials, regardless of your industry, is essential for growing your career in management. Whether you are working within an organization or have your own business, the decisions you make affect the health of the business. You must interpret and forecast the impact of your decisions to ensure you are making the best recommendation for the firm. Through the four pillars of financial decision-making: Accounting, Finance, Data Analysis, and Economics, you can become a successful entrepreneur or intrapreneur.

This program will cover these four pillars in-depth - with each course devoted to exploring a particular topic and how it can inform the decisions you face in your career. If you’re looking to discover and practice the fundamental skills and methodology used in business today, this Professional Certificate program is for you. Some of the topics you will cover in this program include funding, valuation, key performance metrics, financial forecasting, data analysis, and models of consumer choice and demand.... [-]

USA Cambridge
June 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Understand FinTech (financial technology), including cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, AI and Big Data, and how it is transforming the world of finance. ... [+]

Understand FinTech (financial technology), including cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, AI and Big Data, and how it is transforming the world of finance.

Finance and technology have a very long history of intertwined evolution, from the earliest coins to today’s cryptocurrencies. However, in the past decade, the speed of change combined with an ever-increasing range of new entrants – from startups to tech firms, from global markets to emerging markets – are transforming the world of finance at an unprecedented pace. This can be seen most clearly in the context of large emerging markets including China and India.

In this interdisciplinary Professional Certificate program in FinTech, you will learn about the world of FinTech and the opportunities and challenges it is bringing around the world. The Professional Certificate program will give you the tools to understand the interaction of finance and technology across the financial system as well as insight into the major technologies involved and the emerging business models and players in the industry.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn the truth about food and nutrition to better assess, analyze and implement strategies to improve overall health. ... [+]

Learn the truth about food and nutrition to better assess, analyze and implement strategies to improve overall health.

In this Professional Certificate program, taught by prof. Sander Kersten, a leading global expert in the field of nutrition, you will learn how to analyze and interpret the information overload about nutrition and health to help build a healthier lifestyle for you and/or your patients.

You will learn about the composition of macro- and micronutrients, their role in the body, and their impact on our health. You will get a sound understanding of energy homeostasis and the regulation of body weight. Also, you will learn about health problems related to overnutrition and undernutrition. You will learn strategies to improve nutritional status and combat overnutrition and undernutrition based on scientific knowledge. The program covers everything from fat, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and water. You will acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and tools to become more critical towards the food and health-related messages we’re constantly bombarded with.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
14 - 16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

A data science program for everyone. Learn the core concepts of computing and inference as you work hands-on with real-world data. ... [+]

A data science program for everyone. Learn the core concepts of computing and inference as you work hands-on with real-world data.

This Professional Certificate gives you a new lens to explore the issues and problems that you care about. You’ll learn how to combine data with Python programming skills to ask questions and explore problems that you encounter in any field of study, in a future job, and even in everyday life.

This program will help you become a data scientist by teaching you how to analyze a diverse array of real data sets including economic data, geographic data and social networks. Typically, the information will be incomplete and there will be some uncertainty involved. You will then study inference, which will help you quantify uncertainty and measure the accuracy of your estimates. Finally, you will put all of your knowledge together and learn about prediction using machine learning.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Master the foundational programming languages for Web development, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, to gain skills in one of the fastest growing careers. ... [+]

Master the foundational programming languages for Web development, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, to gain skills in one of the fastest growing careers.

The Web is everywhere! Web development is intricate, creative and interesting work that can lead to an exciting career in an in-demand, fast-growing field. In this Professional Certificate program, designed by the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium), creator of the Web standards, you will learn all of the necessary skills needed to build interactive and responsive user experiences on the Web. This program will deepen your knowledge of the 3 foundational languages that power the Web: HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. You will be guided, step-by-step, on how to use all client-side Web development techniques to create and innovate on the web! Each course will also include interactive examples to help you practice and code the correct way.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
26 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn how to visualize architectural spaces to effectively communicate design ideas using Blender, a free and open source tool. ... [+]

Learn how to visualize architectural spaces to effectively communicate design ideas using Blender, a free and open source tool.

Architects are relying more on 3D software to visualize unbuilt spaces. 3D rendering and architectural visualization can help architects and designers to work in collaboration and better communicate ideas.

This program will introduce the basic concepts of architectural visualization. The program will use Blender, a free and open source tool, to demonstrate these concepts. The courses in this program cover a spectrum of processes such as modeling, texturing, and lighting.

The program has been shot and edited elegantly with slow-paced video tutorials, quizzes, activities, hands-on assignments, and projects.... [-]

USA Cambridge
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn fundamental 3D concepts to create 3D models and animations as you work with Blender, an open-source animation software tool. ... [+]

Learn fundamental 3D concepts to create 3D models and animations as you work with Blender, an open-source animation software tool.

Architects are relying more on 3D software to visualize unbuilt spaces. 3D rendering and architectural visualization can help architects and designers to work in collaboration and better communicate ideas.

This program will introduce the basic concepts of architectural visualization. The program will use Blender, a free and open source tool, to demonstrate these concepts. The courses in this program cover a spectrum of processes such as modeling, texturing, and lighting.

The program has been shot and edited elegantly with slow-paced video tutorials, quizzes, activities, hands-on assignments, and projects.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Gain the skills to make you a successful leader in today’s global economy. ... [+]

Gain the skills to make you a successful leader in today’s global economy.

Acquire the globally in-demand skills necessary to build an inclusive workplace culture in this Inclusive Leadership Professional Certificate Program.

Around the world, organizations and customers are growing more diverse. To remain competitive, organizations must move from diversity to inclusion to increase employee engagement, innovation, and to win the war for talent.

Today’s leaders must leverage the full power of this diversity by honing their inclusive leadership skills. Inclusive leaders intentionally bring out the full potential of their team by empowering and valuing the unique contributions of individual employees. The innovation and productivity potential of these teams can only be harnessed in an inclusive work culture.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn about the key drivers, players, and features of global capital markets to take the next step in your finance career. ... [+]

Learn about the key drivers, players, and features of global capital markets to take the next step in your finance career.

This Professional Certificate program explores the economic interplay between financial intermediaries (indirect finance) and markets (direct finance) in allocating capital and creating investment opportunities. You will learn how to identify the drivers behind the global distribution of investment-grade bonds by currency and of equity market capitalization by country. You will also learn about the main product categories and pricing conventions within the Money Market sector using real-world scenarios and get introduced to the structure and trading conventions of the foreign exchange markets.... [-]

USA Cambridge
November 2019
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 35 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

This Professional Certificate will start you at the absolute beginning teaching you about the fundamental binary language of modern computers. ... [+]

This Professional Certificate will start you at the absolute beginning teaching the fundamental binary language of modern computers.

Millions of people use computers every day but few understand how computers do what they do. Even if you don’t plan to be a professional programmer, you’ll benefit from understanding the very basics of digital machines and from learning to write basic programs in a managed but powerful environment. By understanding how a computer works and learning to think logically, you’ll write better programs and be able to troubleshoot technical problems more easily.

This Professional Certificate will start you at the absolute beginning teaching you about the fundamental binary language of modern computers. You’ll learn about the Turing Machine—a model for the digital computer. You’ll also learn the basics of analytic logic and how learning and applying basic principles of logic can help you both work with and work on technical solutions. You’ll work in a managed environment and learn to code your very first program in Python – a powerful but simple programming language used by app developers and data scientists.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
14 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn the fundamentals of computer science in one of the field's most popular programming languages, Python 3. ... [+]

Learn the fundamentals of computer science in one of the field's most popular programming languages, Python 3.

“Introduction to Computing in Python” is a series of courses built from Georgia Tech’s online for-credit version of CS1301: Introduction to Computing. The series is designed to take you from no computer science background whatsoever to proficiency in the basics of computing and programming, specifically in the popular programming language Python. Rated as one of the most in-demand and beginner-friendly programming languages, a background in Python will give you a solid foundation for further studies in computer science.

The course material has been used at Georgia Tech for its for-credit CS1301 class for over a year. Over 400 students on campus have completed this version of the course, and our analysis shows that they exit the course with the same learning outcomes as students taking the traditional on-campus version. This Professional Certificate uses the same instructional material and assessments as this on-campus class, giving you a Georgia Tech-caliber introduction into the field of computing.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
20 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn how to program and write code in Java in an easy and interactive way to enter the fascinating world of computer science. ... [+]

Learn how to program and write code in Java in an easy and interactive way to enter the fascinating world of computer science.

Programming knowledge is not only useful for programming today’s devices such as computers and smartphones, but it also opens doors to the valuable skill of computational thinking, i.e. the application of computing techniques to every-day processes.

In this professional certificate program, you will learn how to write code in Java, understand the basics of OOP and how to use software engineering techniques.

The program will begin with introducing fundamental programming concepts, such as functional abstraction, OOP paradigm, and APIs. Then, we will focus on how to write “good” programs, where “good” is to be understood from several perspectives: correctness, efficiency, software engineering techniques, and ethics. Lastly, you will learn about fundamental data structures, such as sequences and algorithms on them, such as searching and sorting.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn how to write efficient code and create software programs and functions using object-oriented programming in Java in this hands-on introductory software development ... [+]

Learn how to write efficient code and create software programs and functions using object-oriented programming in Java in this hands-on introductory software development program.

The courses in this Professional Certificate program introduce you to the “science” of computer science. In biology, DNA forms the basic building blocks of life. DNA strands can be replicated and built upon each other to form complex objects called proteins that can make all sorts of interesting creatures from bacteria to elephants. Similarly, software code can be built in such a way so that it can be reused and paired with other software to create complex software systems.

In this Professional Certificate program, you will have the opportunity to explore the nuts and bolts of reusable code objects (called “object-oriented” programming). You’ll get exposed to professional software tools and learn how to compile software programs (and why that’s important). You’ll also learn about basic algorithms that programmers use to create everything from simple automation programs to complex systems that run factories. A program like this wouldn’t be complete without learning how to quickly manipulate data using software so you’ll learn about hash tables, stacks, and trees as efficient and speedy ways to manage information.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
13 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn the skills necessary to begin analyzing live and historical IoT data and discover insights that help your business thrive. ... [+]

Learn the skills necessary to begin analyzing live and historical IoT data and discover insights that help your business thrive.

Gain the data analytics skills that are most important for analyzing live and historical IoT data. This highly focused three-course series provides insights for seasoned professionals and individuals who are just getting started with data analytics. Our lab-focused approach provides hands-on experience using the latest tools and enables you to hit the ground running on your next IoT project.

This program is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in IoT.

Job Outlook The Internet of Things market is expected to reach $267B by 2020 (Forbes) Most end-user organizations do not have the base of skills and expertise to fully exploit the IoT (IDC FutureScape) IoT Data Analyst is one of the highest paying and most sought-after job titles these days What You'll Learn Implement data analytics (live streams and stored data) to inform device management and other actions Construct IoT data visualizations to help businesses gain operational insights Apply machine learning to IoT data to facilitate predictive maintenance and improve business services Learn more about Professional Certificate Programs ... [-]
USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn the basic concepts of Information Systems and their application and the terminology used in IT to advance your career. ... [+]

Learn the basic concepts of Information Systems and their application and the terminology used in IT to advance your career

This introductory program is designed to give business professionals the basic background on Information Technology (IT) to let them get the most in their interaction with IT professionals, either from their company or from external corporation, as they will have a deeper understanding when identifying requirements, evaluating workloads or supervising results in the IT field.

Through this program, you will learn the basic concepts of information systems and their application, and gain familiarity with the terminology used within the IT field.

This program covers the following topic areas: Information Systems and Office Application Software in Organizations: Standard office suite tools, office systems (email, conferencing, etc.), basics of desktop operating systems. Internet, web browsers, Electronic Data Interchange, and enterprise-wide systems. Hardware and Systems Technology: Computers and their components, data representation and processing. Computer networks, client/server architecture, operating systems architecture, and wireless computing. Information Systems Software Development: Software development, systems development, information processing, user interface design and standards, software project management. Programming Concepts and Data Management: Programming languages and logic, object-oriented methods, data types and structures, file types, databases, SQL. Web technologies and development, data warehousing and data mining. Business, Social, and Ethical Implications and Issues: Economic effects, business strategies, privacy concerns, security threats and controls, intellectual property and careers in information technology. Job Outlook Project managers who work on projects related to Information Technology. A middle manager in any department that... [-]
USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
15 - 20 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Conquer the challenges of managing diverse and distributed IT projects and teams by applying the latest PM techniques and strategies. ... [+]

Conquer the challenges of managing diverse and distributed IT projects and teams by applying the latest PM techniques and strategies.

Are you an IT professional new to project management or a manager who wants to develop more robust project management skills? Perhaps you are looking to forge a career as a full-time project manager (PM). This program will introduce you to the fundamentals of project management, specifically as they apply to the field of information technology (IT).

This program will help you select project management techniques and strategies that best fit your IT project or organization. You’ll also explore how project management offices are organized and how they develop a project portfolio. Throughout the program, you’ll come to understand some of the challenges of the field, including management of diverse teams and projects that are potentially based anywhere in the world. By the end, you’ll determine your own competencies as an IT project manager and will have developed core skills required for this role.... [-]

USA Cambridge
June 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
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Build a solid foundation for creating Java and Android apps. In this Professional Certificate program, you will learn how to formulate formal solutions to well-defined pr ... [+]

Build a solid foundation for creating Java and Android apps.

In this Professional Certificate program, you will learn how to formulate formal solutions to well-defined problems and implement them in Java using an integrated development environment (IDE).

By the end of this program, you will be able to develop simple Java applications or Android apps to realize concepts in your area of expertise.

The program targets learners who have little or no experience of programming.

Job Outlook The median salary for a Java Developer is $72,936 and that for an Android developer is $78,003. (source: payscale.com - Java, Android) The need for Java developers is not likely to slow down in 2016 as estimated by a recruiting company. (source: cersnow.com) The demand for Android developers is high while the supply of qualified candidates is still low. (source: stackoverflow.blog) Career prospects for candidates with foundation knowledge in Java and Android include Java Application Developer, Junior Mobile Developer, and Mobile Software Engineering. What You'll Learn Adapt to an effective development life cycle by reading and writing Javadocs, importing third-party software libraries and applying testing and debugging skills. Utilize the event-driven programming paradigm to create programs that execute based on a-synchronized events. Build graphical user interface (GUI) with customizable rendering by using the Java Foundation Classes (JFC). Develop Android applications with theming and graphics by using Android Material Design elements. Create Android applications that can offload processing to the background by using a-synchronized tasks. Learn more about Professional Certificate Programs ... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
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Develop your capacity in educational leadership and management to improve the lives and learning of all students. ... [+]

Develop your capacity in educational leadership and management to improve the lives and learning of all students.

The Leadership and Management in Education Professional Certificate program will develop your skills in leading, supporting, and positively transforming learning organizations.

You will acquire skills in

leadership techniques coaching communication change management conflict resolution, and stakeholder engagement.

You will learn what high-quality leadership looks like in multiple industry contexts, review current research in educational leadership, and apply your new skills in the workplace. You will craft an organizational vision and develop a personal action plan to implement now, and in the future.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
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Gain essential skills to become a successful leader in a technology dominated world. In this program, you will learn that a good leader needs at least three mindsets, sup ... [+]

Gain essential skills to become a successful leader in a technology dominated world

The majority of the challenges that organizations face are technology related. Given the growing importance of technology, the demand for leaders with an engineering background will probably rise. Already a quarter of the CEOs of the world's 100 largest corporations have engineering degrees.

Engineers have the potential to be good leaders. They are analytical and tech-savvy. They are comfortable with the figures. They often have a can-do attitude. However, these characteristics alone are not enough to make engineers effective leaders.

In this program, you will learn that a good leader needs at least three mindsets, supporting the development of essential leadership skills:... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 weeks
Online
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Transform the future of your organization and learn how to develop and execute breakthrough innovation ideas from the world’s leading expert on strategy and innovation, V ... [+]

Transform the future of your organization and learn how to develop and execute breakthrough innovation ideas from the world’s leading expert on strategy and innovation, Vijay Govindarajan (VG).

Vijay Govindarajan, known as VG, is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Selling author, Coxe Distinguished Professor at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business, two-time winner of the prestigious McKinsey Award for the Best Article published in Harvard Business Review, and one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and innovation.

VG brings his expert knowledge to this Professional Certificate program, which will introduce you to the Three Box framework, which has the potential to transform the future of any organization that embraces it – whether it’s a large enterprise, a mid-size business, a startup, or a nonprofit organization.... [-]

USA Cambridge
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 8 weeks
Online
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Learn lifestyle medicine treatment protocols to treat and prevent lifestyle-based chronic diseases and the techniques to assist patients with behavior and lifestyle chang ... [+]

Learn lifestyle medicine treatment protocols to treat and prevent lifestyle-based chronic diseases and the techniques to assist patients with behavior and lifestyle changes.

Current medical services aren’t designed to maintain good health and the services intended to improve health often fail miserably. The rise in chronic disease and healthcare spending is a looming global crisis.

Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, to prevent, treat, and, oftentimes, reverse the lifestyle-related, chronic disease that's all too prevalent.

In this professional series, Dr. Amanda McKinney, an American College of Lifestyle Medicine fellow, explores Lifestyle Medicine’s principles and how to use them in treating many common chronic diseases. Licensed medical practitioners, can refresh or add to their existing knowledge of Lifestyle Medicine. The DoaneX Lifestyle Medicine Professional Certificate program allows licensed medical practitioners to earn up to 30 AMA PRA Category 1 (Continuing Medical Education) credits.... [-]

USA Cambridge
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 9 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn the essentials for communicating in Chinese, including tones, pinyin, grammar, characters, and basic structures, to help strengthen and build better business relati ... [+]

Learn the essentials for communicating in Chinese, including tones, pinyin, grammar, characters, and basic structures, to help strengthen and build better business relationships.

Chinese is a critical language for all global organizations. This Mandarin for Business program features a thorough basic and intermediate Chinese virtual learning experience at your own pace!

In this Mandarin for Business Professional Certificate program, we integrate your Chinese learning experiences from basics, such as tones, pinyin, grammar, characters, and basic structures to advanced knowledge. We provide a solid learning system that is essential for beginners to differentiate and construct sentences, and then use them in real life, workplace and business scenarios.... [-]

USA Cambridge
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
25 - 30 weeks
Online
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Gain the finance skills needed to rise in the M&A field from Wall Street professionals. ... [+]

Gain the finance skills needed to rise in the M&A field from Wall Street professionals.

Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, this Professional Certificate program equips analysts and associates with the skills they need to rise in the M&A field. Directors and managers who have transitioned, or hope to transition, to M&A from other areas, such as equities or fixed income, can also use this program to eliminate skill gaps.

Find out if you are destined for a career in M&A with our introduction pricing. Take the first step to a Professional Certificate from the New York Institute of Finance for only $50. You will learn about key concepts and theories in M&A. If you decide to advance through the following modules the price will gradually increase by small increments leading you to the final mastery exam and a full Certificate. The total cost for the Professional Certificate is $1,550. Our introduction pricing allows students a low-risk, low-cost way to consider if M&A is the right career path before deciding to progress.... [-]

USA Cambridge
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 24 weeks
Online
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) will define the next generation of software solutions. Human-like capabilities such as understanding natural language, speech, vision, and ma ... [+]

Build the Intelligent Future

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will define the next generation of software solutions. Human-like capabilities such as understanding natural language, speech, vision, and making inferences from knowledge will extend software beyond the app.

The AI track takes aspiring AI engineers from a basic introduction of AI to mastery of the skills needed to build deep learning models for AI solutions that exhibit human-like behavior and intelligence

Built with the focus of teaching students how to build deep learning predictive models for AI, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Artificial Intelligence will help you learn the skills you need to build an intelligent future.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
72 - 144 hours
Online
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Gain the skills that can help you start a career in big data. With data being captured and analyzed at ever increasing rates, demand for the professionals who can build b ... [+]

Gain the skills that can help you start a career in big data.

With data being captured and analyzed at ever increasing rates, demand for the professionals who can build big data solutions is high. Start with the fundamentals, master the most frequently used tools, and finally prove you have the skills to do the job in these courses from Microsoft, which feature industry and academic experts in big data.

Built in collaboration with leading universities and employers, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data will help you learn the skills you need to build big data solutions using Azure managed services and open source systems like Hadoop and Spark.

Made up of three units and a final capstone project, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data provides a comprehensive curriculum, featuring courses that teach the skills necessary for a career in big data. Learners can choose from different courses within each unit of study.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
120 - 300 hours
Online
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As the number of cyber threats continues to increase, the demand for skilled cyber professionals is also growing. Become knowledgeable on the wide set of skills that will ... [+]

As the number of cyber threats continues to increase, the demand for skilled cyber professionals is also growing. Become knowledgeable on the wide set of skills that will allow you to start or grow a cybersecurity career.

As the number of cyber threats continues to increase, the demand for skilled cyber professionals is also growing. Become knowledgeable on the wide set of skills that will allow you to start or grow a cybersecurity career.

This comprehensive curriculum features courses that are presented in a suggested order that builds your skills as you advance through the courses. While the order is a suggestion you are free to take the courses in any order that you wish. Upon completing the coursework, you will be able to demonstrate what you have learned through completion of the capstone project.... [-]

USA Cambridge
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
78 - 181 hours
Online
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Accelerate your career in one of the hottest fields – data science. Learn data science fundamentals, key data science tools, and widely-used programming languages from in ... [+]

Gain the skills you need to get the data science job you want.

Accelerate your career in one of the hottest fields – data science. Learn data science fundamentals, key data science tools, and widely-used programming languages from industry and academic experts in this unique program created by Microsoft.

Built in collaboration with leading universities and employers, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science will develop the analytical and programming skills you need to take advantage of the 1.5 million career opportunities available now in data science.

Made up of three units and a final project, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science provides a comprehensive program of study in data science. Learners can choose from different courses within each unit of study. For example, in Unit 1 - Fundamentals you can choose between Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel or Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI to satisfy the requirement.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
160 - 320 hours
Online
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Accelerate your career in one of the fastest-growing cloud technology fields: Internet of Things (IoT). Get started with IoT fundamentals today—then move on to learn the ... [+]

Accelerate your career in one of the fastest-growing cloud technology fields: Internet of Things (IoT).

Get started with IoT fundamentals today—then move on to learn the tools of the trade, including the physical devices and cloud technologies. Next, apply what you’ve learned to real-world IoT challenges.

Created in collaboration with the industry experts, the Microsoft Professional Program for IoT will teach you the device programming, data analytics, machine learning, and architecture design skills you need to take advantage of millions of IoT career opportunities.

The program comprises three units and a final capstone project. Learners can choose from available courses within each unit of study. Courses are 8–12 hours each, and the capstone project is 20+ hours.... [-]

USA Cambridge
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
80 - 160 hours
Online
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Become knowledgeable on the wide set of skills that will allow you to work as a Tier 1 IT support professional. ... [+]

Become knowledgeable on the wide set of skills that will allow you to work as a Tier 1 IT support professional.

The help desk is the front line of engagement for customers when problems arise. As an IT Support person, you will be the individual that people will turn to when technology stops working as it should. With the IT Support MPP track, you will learn a wide range of skills to diagnose, troubleshoot, and solve customer issues.

Built with the focus on what skills would be needed to work in IT Support, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate will help you learn the skills necessary to be an IT Support Hero.

This comprehensive curriculum features courses that are presented in a suggested order that builds your skills as you advance through the courses. While the order is a suggestion you are free to take the courses in any order that you wish. Upon completing the coursework, you will be able to demonstrate what you have learned through completion of the Capstone project.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
104 - 208 hours
Online
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Understand the types of MBS, factors that influence investment characteristics, analytic techniques used to evaluate risk and return, and MBS trading/settlement. ... [+]

Understand the types of MBS, factors that influence investment characteristics, analytic techniques used to evaluate risk and return, and MBS trading/settlement.

Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, the Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) Professional Certificate program is a fast-paced, comprehensive yet detailed introduction to the U.S. mortgage-backed securities market.

The program covers the basics of terminology and features of individual mortgage contracts all the way through to the structure and investment characteristics of exotic instruments such as PAC bond tranches and reverses mortgage securitization.

Along the way, the program will address aspects of the MBS market ranging from the creation of the basic building blocks (mortgage origination and types of mortgages), the process of turning them into investment instruments (asset securitization) and how in certain instances the cash distributions are structured to create a variety of securities from a single collateral pool (types of tranches of Collateralized Mortgage Obligations – CMOs).... [-]

USA Cambridge
June 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
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Learn about the role of nutrition and lifestyle in disease occurrence and prognosis, and how to analyze and evaluate scientific evidence within this field. The number of ... [+]

Learn about the role of nutrition and lifestyle in disease occurrence and prognosis, and how to analyze and evaluate scientific evidence within this field.

Worldwide people are living increasingly longer. According to the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy worldwide is 71.4 years, based on data of 2015. For high-income countries, this is even higher at 80-87 years.

The number of people suffering from cancer, heart disease, and diabetes is increasing. In this Professional Certificate Program, you will learn about the influence of nutrition on these diseases. We will discuss how our diet determines our health and how the need for healthy nutrition is greater than ever. You will learn what a healthy diet includes and how it affects overall health and disease. Through a multidisciplinary approach, you will also gain insights that allow you to determine the value of scientific research on nutrition and disease and how to make conscious choices.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
10 weeks
Online
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Master design knowledge required to improve the patient experience in healthcare systems ... [+]

Master design knowledge required to improve the patient experience in healthcare systems

Healthcare systems strive to offer better treatment and improve their service level for a growing number of patients. Designers can contribute to this goal by offering their unique human-centered thinking and creative solutions. In this program, you will learn key design methods and learn to apply them to healthcare through mastering a unique method of patient journey mapping.

There are several design methods that focus on the patient journey (built upon concepts derived from “customer journey”). By looking into the patient journey in great detail, designers can generate useful solutions for very specific problems. At the same time, other professionals in healthcare can learn how design can help with facilitating better care.... [-]

USA Cambridge
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 14 weeks
Online
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Gain a competitive advantage in your career in project finance with a complete set of job-ready skills from Wall Street professionals. ... [+]

Gain a competitive advantage in your career in project finance with a complete set of job-ready skills from Wall Street professionals.

Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, this Professional Certificate program develops the skills you need to handle the transactions, financing, and policy of public-private partnerships (PPPs). Through case studies, you will understand the balance between private investors’ need for profit and governments’ need for transparency in gaining new private funding for key public projects.

This knowledge is essential for investors, commercial and investment bankers, lawyers, accountants, and regulators.

You will learn about the accounting and economic drivers that motivate the use of Project Finance and understand key participants at critical points in a project timeline. We will explore the management of risks including construction, supplier, market demand, market price, credit, and political/country. You’ll also examine greenfield, privatization, and Public Private Partnership projects in the power generation, natural resource, extraction, and public infrastructure sectors.... [-]

USA Cambridge
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
7 - 21 weeks
Online
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Develop essential management skills, from budgeting to marketing, to thrive as a public library manager or director. ... [+]

Develop essential management skills, from budgeting to marketing, to thrive as a public library manager or director.

Whether you earned a library science degree or entered the profession from another career, this Professional Certificate program will help you take your career as a public library manager or director to the next level. With our team of professors and expert practitioners, you’ll hone your skills in budgeting and finance, personnel, diversity, identifying community needs, strategic planning, managing infrastructure, marketing, and grant writing.

The program will be taught through job-embedded assignments that will help make the learning relevant while strengthening your capabilities. Those who complete the program and earn the Professional Certificate will be well-prepared for public libraries’ common management responsibilities.... [-]

USA Cambridge
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
32 weeks
Online
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Advance your retail career by learning how to effectively forecast sales, manage inventory and support a successful omnichannel strategy. ... [+]

Advance your retail career by learning how to effectively forecast sales, manage inventory and support a successful omnichannel strategy.

Master the key essentials of the retail business and gain insights from real-world retailers on how to successfully navigate the transformation from traditional brick and mortar to omnichannel. In this Professional Certificate program, you will learn the four key components of the retail business:

Forecasting Inventory Decisions Assortment Planning Pricing

You will explore the different challenges that retailers face as they integrate traditional brick and mortar and online and the tools and strategies they are using address these challenges. This program will take a hands-on, problem-driven approach that will help you understand and put into practice the concepts you learn. You will see how the decisions you make impact your business and your customers. In addition to the online video, the certificate material includes simulations, screencast showing how to implement the concepts and tools we discuss, interviews with managers, live chats and more. This program is targeted to a wide variety of participants, from retail owners and store managers to undergrad business majors or specialists in retail. By the end of the program, you will be able to make better decisions at every step of the retail process.... [-]

USA Cambridge
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
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Gain a solid foundation in risk management by learning risk assessment, analysis, and management techniques from Wall Street professionals. ... [+]

Gain a solid foundation in risk management by learning risk assessment, analysis, and management techniques from Wall Street professionals.

Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, the Risk Management Professional Certificate program is a comprehensive survey of the practice of risk management. In this program, you will learn about the major types of risk, risk management tools, and techniques and financial regulations. Instructors will work through the annual risk report of a publicly traded financial institution and analyze a number of case studies to illustrate key principles of risk measurement and management. The Risk Management Professional Certificate is broken down into 5 courses:... [-]

USA Cambridge
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 24 
Online
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Learn the theories and practices that govern the complex and dynamic world of risk management in banking and financial markets. ... [+]

Learn the theories and practices that govern the complex and dynamic world of risk management in banking and financial markets.

The financial ecosystem comprising banks, financial markets, central banks, and regulators has deepened in size, sophistication, and complexity across countries over the last few decades. However, they have also been the subject of abuse and manipulation thanks to the rapid proliferation of complex financial products and a plethora of risk transfer instruments such as CDOs, CDS, etc. That, in turn, resulted in a ‘risk contagion’, which spiraled out of control and eventually resulted in the global financial crisis of 2008, a calamitous event that has forever significantly altered the banking and financial markets landscape worldwide.... [-]

USA Cambridge
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 42 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Improve the work environment using the RAMP-tool to; identify and assess musculoskeletal risks, and develop and implement solutions. ... [+]

Improve the work environment using the RAMP-tool to; identify and assess musculoskeletal risks, and develop and implement solutions.

In this Professional Certificate program, learners will become proficient in managing and improving the work environment with regard to preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) gained from manual work.

You will learn how to perform systematic risk management from identification and assessment of risks, to the development of solutions and action plans, with the use of RAMP. RAMP is a newly launched tool for the assessment and handling of MSD risks in manual handling jobs. RAMP stands for Risk Assessment and Management tool for manual handling Proactively. The RAMP tool is unique in its high usability, developed and evaluated scientifically, in close collaboration between industry and researchers from KTH.... [-]

USA Cambridge
November 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Master Six Sigma and Lean fundamentals to improve productivity and quality in your organization and earn a TUM Lean and Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification. ... [+]

Master Six Sigma and Lean fundamentals to improve productivity and quality in your organization and earn a TUM Lean and Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification.

Learn how to drive quality and productivity programs by mastering the powerful analytical and management tools of the Six Sigma methodology and the revolutionary concepts of Lean Management.

Six Sigma and Lean enable organizations to measure and analyze production processes, to eliminate waste and to evolve their management structures in order to motivate employees and improve quality and productivity.

The series of courses is provided in collaboration with the TUM School of Management Executive Education Center and the Chair of Production and Supply Chain Management.... [-]

USA Cambridge
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn how to practice socially responsible real estate development by applying social impact assessment (SIA), environmental impact assessment (EIA), and consultation met ... [+]

Learn how to practice socially responsible real estate development by applying social impact assessment (SIA), environmental impact assessment (EIA), and consultation methods effectively.

How can you determine if a proposed real estate project is socially responsible? Or determine whether the developer used the tools of social impact assessment (SIA), environmental impact assessment (EIA), and public consultation correctly?

If you are a real estate developer, do you know how to use SIA and EIA to win community and regulatory support for your project? Do you see public engagement requirements as nothing more than bothersome costs? Or, do you understand how to use SIA, EIA and public consultation to create value for you and the surrounding community?... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
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Learn essential soft skills employers’ value most, from communication fundamentals and teamwork to advancing critical thinking. ... [+]

Learn essential soft skills employers’ value most, from communication fundamentals and teamwork to advancing critical thinking.

Soft skills are today's power skills. They are a blend of interpersonal, communication and social intelligence skills that are in high demand across all industries and jobs.

In this Professional Certificate program, you will learn the essential soft skills employers value most, from communication fundamentals and teamwork to advancing critical thinking.

A strong foundation of communication skills, planning, leadership, teamwork, attention to detail, and critical thinking are critical to success in the workplace. Together, these skills will help you build relationships and improve productivity with internal and external clients.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Develop the knowledge and skills you need to effectively build and accelerate your career in solar energy in hot desert climates. ... [+]

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to effectively build and accelerate your career in solar energy in hot desert climates.

Desert regions are attractive for solar energy, with much sunshine and many opportunities for utility-scale and residential applications. However, their harsh climate creates challenges for photovoltaic (PV) module performance, reliability, and energy forecasting.

This program focuses on solar resource assessment and PV solar cell and module design for hot, dusty climates. The program will teach you the essentials on solar radiation and will explore the challenges associated with air quality and meteorology in harsh climates. By using videos, demonstrations, dynamic learning activities, and real-world data you will learn about the practicalities of PV technology and how best to tailor PV cells and modules for the conditions of the desert.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
14 - 16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Learn the theory, tools, and algorithms of sparse representations and their impact on signal and image processing. ... [+]

Learn the theory, tools, and algorithms of sparse representations and their impact on signal and image processing.

Modeling data is the way we – scientists – believe that information should be explained and handled. Indeed, models play a central role in practically every task in signal and image processing. Sparse representation theory puts forward an emerging, highly effective, and universal such model. Its core idea is the description of the data as a linear combination of a few building blocks – atoms – taken from a pre-defined dictionary of such fundamental elements.

This Professional Certificate program will introduce you to the field of sparse representations, starting with its theoretical foundations, and systematically present its key achievements. We will touch on theory, numerical algorithms, and applications in image processing.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
10 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Enhance your transformative thinking and action to build sustainable integrated landscapes and contribute our world’s SDGs. ... [+]

Enhance your transformative thinking and action to build sustainable integrated landscapes and contribute our world’s SDGs.

We’re facing a number of complex and interrelated problems such as rising food prices, economic downturn, climate change, and increased competition on the use of natural resources.

Integrated landscape approaches have the power to help us solve these problems. They offer new insights and opportunities for sustainable development but demand new skills and knowledge.

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), diverse landscape stakeholders need to find common ground and learn to understand plural and complex landscape issues, processes, and perspectives.... [-]

USA Cambridge
November 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Gain the skills and knowledge to drive sustainability in the tourism industry, the largest industry in the world! ... [+]

Gain the skills and knowledge to drive sustainability in the tourism industry, the largest industry in the world!

Did you know the tourism industry is one of the largest industries worldwide? It faces many challenges, especially in taking on responsibilities to become more sustainable.

The societal importance of tourism has grown significantly in recent decades. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, tourism represents over 9% of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and accounts for nearly 8% of global employment. But tourism is more than just a powerful economic force. It is also closely linked to major global changes in culture, politics, technology and the environment. It affects the quality of life and well-being of individuals and regions and plays an important role in the community, regional and urban development. Bringing sustainable tourism into practice benefits the whole community.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 12 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn research-based strategies to feel happier at work and boost satisfaction, engagement, and collaboration in your organization. ... [+]

Learn research-based strategies to feel happier at work and boost satisfaction, engagement, and collaboration in your organization.

People who are happier at work are more committed to their organization, rise to positions of leadership more rapidly, are more productive and creative, and suffer fewer health problems. More and more, research is suggesting that happiness should not be an afterthought for workplaces; it should be an essential goal, entwined with the kinds of 21st-century skills that are key to individual and organizational success today. But how can you increase happiness at work within yourself and across your organization?

In the Science of Happiness at Work Professional Certificate program, you will learn the hallmarks and benefits of a happy workplace, and you’ll come away with concrete, research-based strategies you can implement—individually or in teams—to boost your own emotional well-being, support the well-being of colleagues and employees, and foster a workplace culture of happiness. All lessons in the program are based on the most up-to-date scientific research, particularly from the fields of psychology, business, and neuroscience.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
Online
Read more in English
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Take your language skills and career to the next level by advancing your knowledge and fluency of the English language. ... [+]

Take your language skills and career to the next level by advancing your knowledge and fluency of the English language.

This English language Professional Certificate program is aimed at students with an intermediate level of English (based on the B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) wishing to advance their language skills to an upper-intermediate level (B2).

This program will cover interesting topics such as food, business, modern life, globalization, and technology today. You will learn to write different types of formal and informal texts, including reports, reviews, complaints and more. You will also enhance your vocabulary and grammar and better understand how to use verbal tenses in context.... [-]

USA Cambridge
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
Online
Read more in English
edX

Learn how to design and implement successful interactive VR software apps using industry standard software tools. ... [+]

Learn how to design and implement successful interactive VR software apps using industry standard software tools.

Virtual reality (VR) is one of the hottest emerging technologies in the entertainment industry today. Millions of VR devices have been sold in the US alone, but most software developers have no formal training on the technology. This Professional Certificate program will teach you what VR devices exist, how VR technology works, and how to write software, often called VR experiences, for it.

You will learn effective 3D interaction techniques to use VR applications, how to write VR applications in WebVR and Unity 3D, and what features make a VR application successful. You will also learn the required mathematics for successful VR applications and how computer graphics are rendered onto a screen.... [-]

USA Cambridge
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 weeks
Online
Read more in English

Courses

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Quickly get quality applications to market by learning the skills and tools needed to be a DevOps professional. ... [+]

Quickly get quality applications to market by learning the skills and tools needed to be a DevOps professional.

To support companies in their desire to be more agile, the lines between development and operations are becoming increasingly blurred. Through continuous integration and deployment, students will learn how to react to changing market conditions. In a world where your audience taste can change on a dime, ensure audience happiness by learning about application monitoring and feedback loops.

Built with the focus of what you need to work in DevOps, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate will help you learn the skills necessary for a DevOps culture in your workplace.

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USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
128 - 240 hours
Online
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Build the financial and accounting skillset needed to rise to an executive level of responsibility and earning power. ... [+]

Build the financial and accounting skillset needed to rise to an executive level of responsibility and earning power.

Do you want to advance your career and move toward an organizational leadership position, such as a Chief Financial Officer? Ideal for mid-career professionals, this MicroMasters program will help you build the skills you’ll need to make high-level decisions that impact your organization's current operations and financial future.

You will gain hands-on experience as you report and analyze financial transactions of corporations. Further, you will learn how to assess risks and returns of alternative investments by analyzing SEC 10-K reports of Fortune 500 companies and enhance your ability to make effective financial management decisions to prepare for future career advancement.... [-]

USA Cambridge
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
32 weeks
Online
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Master algorithmic programming techniques necessary for top software engineering professions. ... [+]

Master algorithmic programming techniques necessary for top software engineering professions.

This MicroMasters program is a mix of theory and practice: you will learn algorithmic techniques for solving various computational problems through implementing over one hundred algorithmic coding problems in a programming language of your choice.

No other online course in Algorithms even comes close to offering you a wealth of programming challenges that you may face at your next job interview. To prepare you, we have invested thousands of hours designing challenges as an alternative to multiple choice questions that you usually find in MOOCs. We believe in learning through application, especially when it comes to learning algorithms.... [-]

USA Cambridge
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 56 weeks
Online
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Learn fundamental, in-demand analytics skills to maximize business impact and advance your career as an analyst. ... [+]

Learn fundamental, in-demand analytics skills to maximize business impact and advance your career as an analyst.

Gain an interdisciplinary understanding of the essential fundamentals of analytics, including analysis methods, analytical tools, such as R, Python and SQL, and business applications.

Using common analytics software and tools, statistical and machine learning methods, and data-intensive computing and visualization techniques, learners will gain the experience necessary to integrate all of these parts for maximum impact.

Project experience is also included as part of the MicroMasters program. Through these projects, learners will hone their skills with data collection, storage, analysis, and visualization tools, as well as gain instincts for how and when each tool should be used.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
75 weeks
Online
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Earn a MicroMasters® program credential in Artificial Intelligence from Columbia University to launch your career in computer science and design the future. ... [+]

Earn a MicroMasters® program credential in Artificial Intelligence from Columbia University to launch your career in computer science and design the future.

Gain expertise in one of the most fascinating and fastest growing areas of computer science through an innovative online program that covers fascinating and compelling topics in the field of Artificial Intelligence and its applications. This MicroMasters program from Columbia University will give you a rigorous, advanced, professional, graduate-level foundation in Artificial Intelligence. The program represents 25% of the coursework toward a Master's degree in Computer Science at Columbia.

Job Outlook Though Artificial Intelligence is one of the fastest-growing areas for high-tech professionals, there are too few qualified engineers, according to a recent Kiplinger report. Robotics and artificial intelligence will impact wide segments of daily life by 2025, with huge implications for a range of industries such as healthcare, transport and logistics, customer service, and home maintenance. (Pew Internet) The need for AI specialists exists in just about every field as companies seek to give computers the ability to think, learn, and adapt. (IEEE) Exciting and rewarding career opportunities as a Machine Learning Software Engineer, Deep Learning Specialist, Data Scientist, Automation Engineer, 3D Artist, Computer Vision Engineer, and many more! What You'll Learn Solid understanding of the guiding principles of AI. Apply concepts of machine learning to real-life problems and applications. Design and harness the power of Neural Networks. Broad applications of AI in fields of robotics, vision and physical simulation. What is a MicroMasters Program? ... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
48 weeks
Online
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Learn how to transform big data into business insights and solutions as you learn essential data science skills and tools to advance your career. ... [+]

Learn how to transform big data into business insights and solutions as you learn essential data science skills and tools to advance your career.

Big data is changing the way businesses operate. Driven by a new scale of data collection that provides massive levels of information, businesses are now able to analyze and gather data insights to make better-informed decisions.

Data scientists and business analysts are in high-demand as companies look to use data to improve their business operations.

In this Big Data MicroMasters program, you will learn tools and analytical methods to use data for decision-making, collect and organize data at scale, and gain an understanding of how data analysis can help to inform change within organizations.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
30 - 50 weeks
Online
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Learn how to analyze biological big data to unlock the next big biotech discovery. ... [+]

Learn how to analyze biological big data to unlock the next big biotech discovery.

Modern biology generates massive quantities of big data. Hidden in this data might be the next blockbuster cancer therapy, the definitive proof that a certain gene is responsible for a disease, or the information needed to replicate a crucial biological process — and you could be on the team that discovers it.

Bioinformatics blends biology, computer science, and mathematics and in this Bioinformatics MicroMasters program, you’ll gain the cutting edge knowledge and experience that will give you significant career advantage in this fascinating field.

In this program, you will learn how to analyze DNA sequences to find mutations and anomalies, understand the important role protein structure plays in protein function and use statistical analysis tools, including R programming, to mine biological big data.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
24 weeks
Online
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Learn how to harness the power of analytics to make better business decisions and advance your career. ... [+]

Learn how to harness the power of analytics to make better business decisions and advance your career.

Columbia’s MicroMasters program in Business Analytics will empower learners with the skills, insights, and understanding to improve business performance using data, statistical and quantitative analysis, and explanatory and predictive modeling to help make actionable decisions.

The curriculum is designed to provide learners with a series of courses that emphasizes the use of statistical analysis, computing tools, and mathematical models to predict the outcomes of various business decisions and identify the best implementation.

Job Outlook The use of business analytics has grown exponentially in all areas, including healthcare, government, retail, e-commerce, media, manufacturing, and the service industry. The result is an increased need for employees with an analytical approach to management who can utilize data, understand statistical and quantitative models, and are able to make better data-driven business decisions. Career prospects include business analyst, business intelligence analyst, business development manager, market research analyst, marketing intelligence analyst, digital marketing manager, chief operating officer, strategist, and chief marketing officer. We also expect successful learners to gravitate toward start-up organizations. What You'll Learn Apply methods, tools, and software for acquiring, managing/storing, and accessing structured and unstructured data Prepare data for statistical analysis, perform basic exploratory and descriptive analysis, and apply statistical techniques to analyze data Apply descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to business modeling and decision-making Demonstrate orally, and in writing, the ability to explain complex analytical models and results MicroMasters Program Details ... [-]