By Marni Baker Stein, Chief Content material Officer at Coursera
Over the previous 5 years, 37% of the highest abilities within the common US job have been changed. To assist learners world wide sustain with this quickly altering abilities panorama, we’re happy to roll out new content material from our trade companions on Coursera.
This quarter, we welcomed Genentech as a brand new trade associate launching content material constructed upon many years of expertise within the area of biotech. We additionally launched two new entry-level Skilled Certificates from Goodwill and IBM that put together learners of all backgrounds for rising job roles.
Welcoming new trade associate Genentech
Making Data Science Work for Clinical Reporting course from Genentech
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has been a frontrunner in biotechnology for greater than 40 years. This intermediate course takes about 11 hours to finish and helps learners perceive how ideas and strategies from information science may be utilized in scientific reporting. Learners ought to come to the course with fundamental expertise working with information science instruments, akin to R or Python, and model management instruments, ideally Git.
“We at Genentech are actually enthusiastic about what this course represents. The pharmaceutical trade isn’t all the time related to information science, and Genentech is eager to alter that notion. This course will assist learners perceive what reporting on scientific trials truly appears to be like like, and the way trendy information science instruments and strategies can be utilized successfully on this area. By the tip of the course learners ought to have a agency grasp of apply greatest follow in information science within the context of scientific reporting.” – Dr. Kieran Martin, R Enablement Lead, Genentech
Launching new entry-level certificates from Goodwill and IBM
Learners of all backgrounds – no faculty diploma or prior trade expertise required – can take an entry-level Skilled Certificates on Coursera to organize for an in-demand profession inside only a few months.
Career Coach and Navigator Professional Certificate from Goodwill®
Learners can put together for an entry-level profession coach or profession navigator position with this beginner-level certificates. All through 4 programs, learners discover profession teaching fundamentals, key instruments and strategies utilized by coaches, and the way expertise traits are impacting the profession panorama extra broadly. The certificates may be accomplished in about 4 months with 4 hours of coursework per week.
“Goodwill gives profession companies to assist people going through obstacles attain their potential via the ability of labor. Employers in native communities discover Goodwill to be a trusted supply for expertise. The Goodwill Profession Coach and Navigator Skilled Certificates not solely advantages profession companies professionals and employers, however most significantly it’s a sport changer for the person they each serve, by opening entry to alternative.” – Martin Scaglione, Chief Mission Officer, Goodwill Industries Worldwide
Back-End Development Professional Certificate from IBM
On this newbie, ten-course program, learners can develop the hands-on abilities, instruments, and portfolio wanted to enter an entry-level, back-end developer position. It covers key languages and ideas akin to Python, Django, Kubernetes, Microservices, Serverless, and extra. Taught by IBM specialists, the certificates may be accomplished in underneath 6 months with 10 hours of coursework per week.
“Again-end improvement is the inspiration upon which the complete net is constructed and the place the actual magic occurs. We’re excited to have launched the IBM Again-Finish Growth Skilled on Coursera to offer sensible data wanted to create highly effective and dynamic server-side experiences for Net and Cellular apps.” – Rav Ahuja, International Program Director, IBM Abilities Community
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