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What’s new on Coursera for Business – November 2019

By Kyle Clark, Senior Skills Transformation Consultant The end of the year brings with it some of our most exciting launches of 2019. Our latest batch of 50+ courses includes enterprise critical skills such as personal resilience, computational thinking, and coding for managers.  Additional top...

Coursera to Accelerate Growth in Toronto Office

New roles in product, marketing, sales, and other functions will complement growth in our engineering team By Richard Wong, SVP of Engineering In the six short months since we announced a new engineering office in Toronto, the team has delivered an impressive number of product innovations,...

Getting an MCS Part III – Insights from a CS professor

When preparing to apply for an online MCS, students often ask the essential question – am I prepared for this degree program? In part three of this three part “Getting an MCS” series, we have asked ASU professor Andrea W. Richa to share some insights on the online MCS degree program.  Professor A...

Getting an MCS Part II – What is the program like?

When preparing to apply for an online MCS, students often ask the essential question – am I prepared for this degree program? In part two of this three part “Getting an MCS” series, we will be going in-depth on how to prepare for the MCS program once you have applied. Once you have applied to ...

Getting an MCS Part I – Can I get in?

When preparing to apply for an online MCS, students often begin by asking themselves if they have the right background for this degree. In part one of this three-part “Getting an MCS” series, we will be providing in-depth answers to some of the typical questions students ask during the applicati...

The Year of AI: End of Year Round-Up 2019

Trends from 45 million learners on Coursera show nearly two million enrollments in AI-related content in 2019, AI for Everyone breaks into the top ten list in its first year By Dil Sidhu, Chief Content Officer at Coursera When it comes to popularity and demand, tech-centric courses like artifi...

From the Kitchen to the Help Desk: Arthur’s Story

My name is Arthur and I’m from the state of Massachusetts. I completed the Google IT Support Professional Certificate, and today I work in IT as a level 1 Systems Engineer. I spent the last 12 years in restaurant management and did not have any professional IT experience before I was offered my ne...

Taking instructional design to the next level

This past August, Suprita earned the Instructional Design MasterTrack™ Certificate from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Prior to completing the program, she was a self-taught instructional designer in India who created content for corporate training programs on subjects like time ma...

Announcing the Essential Skills Playbook

By Leah Belsky, SVP of Enterprise, Coursera Today we launched the Essential Skills Playbook, and I couldn’t be more excited to bring this to business and governments around the world committed to investing in skill development.  The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us, and with it comes a n...

Turning an interest in programming into an AI career

Bharathan is a senior in the Bachelor of Engineering program at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and recently shared how he was able to use what he learned on Coursera to land a Machine Learning internship. In his own words, he describes how he used his passion for computer science to l...

A community of possibility: how you’re redefining what’s possible

We love learning from the Coursera Community and we are excited to share updates from the Coursera Learner Outcomes Survey*:  87% of career builders report benefits like getting a promotion, receiving a raise, or starting a new career92% of education seekers report benefits like identifying...