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  1. R

    Do i really need a masters degree for data science/machine learning? Applied Maths background

    I am a senior student in a 5-year integrated Masters's degree in Applied Mathematics and I have selected specialization in Mathematics for Computer Science(Data structures, Algorithms, and Complexity, Graph Theory, etc.). I have a good understanding of Statistics, Probability, etc. and a decent...
  2. Carolyn

    Guided Projects and Career Learning Paths on Coursera

    This year, MOOC platform Coursera has added two new learning products to its portfolio with the launch of Guided Projects and Career Learning Paths. Since launching in April this year, Coursera announced that its Guided Projects have attracted over a million enrollments - the fastest product to...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Carolyn

    NEW MOOC-Based Career Paths on MoocLab

    I am excited to announce our new MOOC-based learning paths to help you reach your career goals. MoocLab's Career Paths offer a complete guide to some of the highest growth careers and include the skills you need to know, the salary you can expect to earn, the sequence of courses that will help...
  7. MoocLab

    Career Path Product Manager

    What is a Product Manager? A product manager combines business, technology, and design principles with strategy, marketing and leadership in order to deliver high quality and successful products. What skills do Product Managers need? Product design & development Analytical skills Strategic...
  8. MoocLab

    Career Path Entrepreneur

    What is an Entrepreneur? An Entrepreneur is a person who sets up a new business. What skills do Entrepreneurs need? Creative thinking Problem solving Risk management Leadership People management Communication & negotiation Passion & drive What qualifications do you need to become an...
  9. MoocLab

    Career Path Human Resources Specialist

    What is a Human Resources Specialist? A human resources specialist is responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing, and placing workers in an organisation. Some HR specialists will also have other duties including employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training. What skills...
  10. MoocLab

    Career Path Management Consultant

    What is a Management Consultant? The role of a Management Consultant is to provide professional advice about how to run a company or organization more effectively to improve performance. What skills do Management Consultants need? Teamwork Interpersonal and communication skills Creativity and...
  11. MoocLab

    Career Path Financial Analyst

    What is a Financial Analyst? A Financial Analyst collects and analyzes financial information in order to make business recommendations to customers or clients based on factors such as market trends, the financial status of a company (or companies) and the predicted outcomes of a certain type of...
  12. MoocLab

    Career Path Business Analyst

    What is a Business Analyst? A Business Analyst is responsible for assessing a business and its systems to identify business needs and solve problems. The work may include the development of new systems, improving processes, strategy planning or organisational change. What skills do Business...
  13. MoocLab

    Career Path Security Engineer

    What is a Security Engineer? Security engineers work on designing and implementing the best strategies to protect their client's internal computer network from unauthorized access and cyber attacks. What skills do security engineers need? Programming & Coding Operating Systems & Database...
  14. MoocLab

    Career Path Software Engineer

    What is a Software Engineer? Software Engineers are responsible for designing, writing, testing, and maintaining computer programs to solve problems for users. They use aspects of mathematics, science, engineering, and design to build, test and evaluate their own systems as well as software...
  15. MoocLab

    Career Path Back End Web Developer

    What is a Back End Web Developer? A back-end developer builds and maintains the technology that enables the user-facing side (front end) of the website to exist. In other words, back-end web developers are responsible for the server side of an application and everything that communicates between...
  16. MoocLab

    Career Path Front End Web Developer

    What is a Front End Web Developer? A front end web developer is responsible for coding websites to deliver everything the users see and interact with in their browser or application: the look, feel and design of the site. What skills do front end web developers need? Front-End Programming...
  17. MoocLab

    Career Path Data Engineer

    What is a Data Engineer? A data engineer transforms data into a useful format for analysis by building data pipelines to pull together information from different source systems; integrating, consolidating and cleansing data; and structuring it for use in individual analytics applications. What...
  18. MoocLab

    Career Path Data Analyst

    What is a Data Analyst? Broadly speaking, data analysts use data analysis tools to translate and interpret data that is collected by companies to help them make better business decisions by answering questions and solving problems. Data Analysts can work in various different fields, including...
  19. MoocLab

    Career Path Project Manager

    What is a Project Manager? Project managers are responsible for planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects and must be competent in managing the six aspects of a project: scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality and resources. Project managers can work in a variety of...
  20. MoocLab

    Career Path UI/UX Designer

    What is a UI/UX Designer? UX design (user experience design) and, UI design (user interface design) both form an integral part of an IT product and work closely together. UX designers are responsible for the functionality, usability and user adaptability of a product while UI designers work on...
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