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NovoEd is the only online learning platform that provides a connected, effective and engaging learning environment for students using a combination of techniques in crowd sourcing, design and analysis of reputation systems, and algorithm design.

NovoEd’s philosophy is to advance the online learning experience by making online courses more experiential, interactive, and collaborative. On our platform, students not only have access to lectures by thought leaders and professors from top universities, but they are also able to form teams with people around the world and work on class projects.

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Jul 17th 2017

Whether you've had experience managing your money or you are just getting started, this course will help you gain control of your finances. Spend only 1-2 hours each week to take steps to improve your financial literacy and increase your savings.
This course is about the concept of cash flow, the foundation of personal financial planning. This is the best place to start to get control over your finances. This course is a minimum requirement for future topics exploring personal financial planning--sign up and stay tuned for more to come!

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May 3rd 2017

This course is based on practical experiences and proven concepts from the field. It is wrapped around a signature framework that explains - step by step - how the process from getting investment-ready via signing a financing contract to establishing good investor relations, avoiding mission drift and approaching the next financing will typically unfold in real life.

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Apr 10th 2017

In the course participants will learn how to develop a learning module using best practices in pedagogy and instructional design. Using a project-based approach participants will learn and apply the fundamental elements and principles in a module design that leads to higher engagement and learner outcomes.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)

Jan 14th 2017

As a teacher, these struggles raise important questions: Which texts should my students read? What should I do if they struggle to understand? Am I teaching a text too quickly? Too slowly? Will more reading become an uphill battle? Will less reading become a slippery slope on which reading becomes even more difficult? This course is designed to address such concerns, giving teachers the tools to help students read for understanding in science.

Average: 5.2 (5 votes)
Jan 10th 2017

Acumen and The Ariel Group have created a hands-on course to help you develop your practical skills as a storyteller. Whether you work in an office making presentations in the boardroom, as a teacher with 30 to 300 students, interacting with customers, or one-on-one with individuals, using the elements of story bring you closer to your audience.

Average: 4.9 (18 votes)
Jan 10th 2017

In this 4 hour course from +Acumen and the Center for Creative Leadership, you'll complete interactive diagnostic activities that will help you and your team unearth the social capital & relationships that you bring to the table. You'll be exposed to new data visualization tools for mapping your network; learn about 5 network traps to avoid that are particularly common to the social sector; and, most importantly, gain concrete strategies for building genuinely collaborative relationships.

Average: 5.1 (8 votes)

Jan 10th 2017

Ever dream of changing the world or making a difference? You are invited to roll up your sleeves and join a group of entrepreneurs on a journey to change lives by changing systems. In this 4 week course from +Acumen, you'll learn to apply entrepreneurial skills to social problems and design lasting solutions.

Average: 10 (3 votes)
Jan 10th 2017

You've come up with an amazing prototype for a new product or service that could benefit villagers in rural Kenya or slum dwellers in India. Now how do you figure out if there is a sustainable business model to get this innovation into the hands of your customers? This 5-week course from +Acumen & Santa Clara University's Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship will help you think through how you can create financial value while delivering products or services to the poor.

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
Jan 9th 2017

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to attract success while others work very hard, but do not achieve what they want? Are you interested in changing your own life and being more successful? Do you want to achieve more results out of your hard work? Then this course is for you. Success - Unleash yourself is a nine week hands-on course turning your life in the direction of success. You will learn the basics of success and you will apply them to your own situation. You will explore your own starting point and your goals, and learn how to work efficiently. Four experienced teachers will guide you on your journey to find and fulfill your dreams. In this adventure, you are not alone as the course features learning groups with members helping each other finding their purpose in life.

Average: 3.5 (10 votes)
Jan 9th 2017

TE introduces the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship pioneered in Silicon Valley and now spreading globally. This is an online course where participants are learning in teams, and practicing entrepreneurship through concrete projects, some of which have become real startups.

Average: 8 (3 votes)
Jan 9th 2017

Have you ever faced a decision you really struggled over, but just couldn’t find your way? Imagine you had been given a set of tools, so you were confident of making the best choice you could make. This course provides a path to developing those decision skills and improving your life.

Average: 6.1 (23 votes)

Nov 1st 2016

Social enterprises and non-profit organizations often collect data to satisfy funders and create glossy reports, rather than to improve impact for the people they aim to serve. What if it didn't have to be this way? For the past 2 years, Acumen has been applying lean experimentation principles to the collection and use of social impact data. We call this new approach 'Lean Data." We've learned that social entrepreneurs can use new technologies to gain information about customers more quickly and efficiently than ever before, yielding powerful business insights about how they can make products, services and programs more meaningful for customers.

Average: 5.6 (8 votes)