career development

  1. MoocLab

    Career Skills for the 2020s: Navigating the Online World of Work

    In partnership with UK-based learning platform FutureLearn.com, Coventry University Online is announcing the launch of a new course, ‘Career Skills for the 2020s: Navigating the Online World of Work’, designed to help learners identify the career skills they need to upskill in their sector or to...
  2. MoocLab

    Career Learning Paths on Coursera

    Coursera's Career Learning Paths are free online resource to help you find the learning content you need to reach your career goals. Each path shows you a progression of job roles—from entry-level to experienced professional—for an in-demand field, details the skills necessary for career success...
  3. MoocLab

    How does Coursera's New Professional Certificate Program Compare with edX's?

    MOOC platform Coursera announced yesterday the official launch of their Professional Certificate Programs which they describe as "similar to Specializations, but even better". The programs are designed to help learners gain marketable skills and become job-ready in in-demand career fields like...
  4. MoocLab

    Professional Certificates on Coursera

    Professional Certificates on Coursera are MOOC-based learning programs which enable you to gain in-demand skills in career fields like information technology or data science. No prior experience is required to get started. The first 13 fully online programs were officially launched on MOOC...
  5. Coursera

    Coursera English for Career Development

    Overview Welcome to English for Career Development, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then...
  6. Coursera

    Coursera Foundations of Professional Identity

    Overview Many find themselves frustrated in their careers by lack of preparation for dealing with predictable dilemmas that regularly arise in the world of work. Two in five professionals fired in their jobs after college are terminated for lying, or misuse of technology. Easy to avoid! Or is...
  7. Coursera

    Coursera Shaping Your Professional Brand

    Overview You've thought about who you are and how you want your career to be. You have some soft skills to deal with situations that could cause problems. What about the team around you? How do you build functional and constructive professional relationships? How can you add value? What do...
  8. Coursera

    Coursera Interview Research and Preparation

    Overview This course, the first in the "Interviewing and Resume Writing in English" specialization, guides you to discover the interests, talents and competencies that you can use to find and do work that leverages your strengths, passions and who you are as a person, so you can start doing work...
  9. Coursera

    Coursera Successful Interviewing

    Overview The goal of hiring managers is not just to hire people who need a job. It’s to hire people who believe in their organization, its mission and the work that’s involved in the job position. Every hiring manager knows: Hire people to do a job and they’ll work for your money. Hire people...
  10. Coursera

    Coursera Advanced Interviewing Techniques

    Overview People interviewing for jobs today often fail because they are using yesterday's strategies. Recruiting technology has become more sophisticated, and the best employers are constantly changing the way interviews are done. This course gives you detailed strategies for handling tough...
  11. Coursera

    Coursera Writing Winning Resumes and Cover Letters

    Overview How can you bring your resume to the top of the pile? How can you present yourself to prospective employers using the language they already speak inside their organization? This course will give you answers to those questions. You will learn how to convert a boring resume into a dynamic...
  12. Coursera

    Coursera Strategic Career Self-Management

    Overview According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the current economy, Americans shift jobs every 4-5 years, which translates into 8-10 job transitions, including several career changes, over one’s life time. With competition for jobs on the rise, a person’s continuing employability...
  13. Coursera

    Coursera Career Brand Development and Self-Coaching

    Overview In this course, you will engage in developing and strengthening the functional component of your career brand. Acting as “your own Chief Executive Officer” (P. Drucker), you will learn how to use strategic management models and techniques for enhancing your skills portfolio. You will...
  14. Coursera

    Coursera Strategic Self-Marketing and Personal Branding

    Overview In this course, you will learn how to use strategic marketing and personal branding techniques for designing, enhancing, and promoting your professional image. Acting as "your own Chief Executive Officer" (P. Drucker), you will learn how to use relationship and network marketing and...
  15. Coursera

    Coursera How to Write a Resume (Project-Centered Course)

    Overview What you’ll achieve: In this project-centered course*, you will craft an essential cornerstone of the modern-day job or internship search: the resume. You’ll review resume best practices and explore current trends with guidance from a professional career counselor and recruiter, and...
  16. Coursera

    Coursera Introduction to Personal Branding

    Overview Though the concept of personal branding isn't new, questions remain about how to create one and, more importantly, what it means to maintain and inhabit that brand. Learners will: o Understand both what personal branding means and what it means to inhabit their brand o Establish...
  17. Coursera

    Coursera Influence

    Overview What does it mean to be influential? How does one persuade others to pursue a unified goal? How does one leverage power? In this course, you’ll learn how to develop influence and to become more effective in achieving your organizational goals. Professor Cade Massey of the Wharton School...
  18. Coursera

    Coursera Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity

    Overview You will be able to gain and apply your knowledge and understanding of personal and professional awareness, organization and commitment, and use the tools, methods and techniques that you have learned in goal setting, prioritization, scheduling, and delegation to overcome time...
  19. Coursera

    Coursera Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

    Overview Mindshift is designed to help boost your career and life in today’s fast-paced learning environment. Whatever your age or stage, Mindshift teaches you essentials such as how to get the most out of online learning and MOOCs, how to seek out and work with mentors, the secrets to avoiding...
  20. edX

    edX Find Your Calling: Career Transition Principles for Returning Veterans

    Overview This course is a collaboration between FourBlock and Columbia University, powered by T-Mobile. The course will focus on the development of interpersonal, intrapersonal, and intellectual character strengths as they relate to making a successful career transition from military service...
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