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Jul 31st 2017

This course will explore the concepts driving current food production science (population growth, urbanization, emerging affluence, resource constraints, and underlying biological limits) with the main focus on livestock production. Each of the major food animal species (dairy, swine, beef, and poultry) will be covered in terms of their universal life cycles, constraints to production and emerging societal issues.

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Jul 31st 2017

Welcome to English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, 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. This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in improving their English skills in the sciences. In this course, you will explore some of the most innovative areas of scientific study, while expanding your vocabulary and the language skills needed to share scientific information within your community.

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Jul 31st 2017

The research kitchen is a unique format that we have developed extra for you: curious learners interested in competitive strategy and organization design yearning for a first glimpse into the world of research. It is voluntary and "just for fun" - so please, go on and have a look!

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Jul 29th 2017

This course explores why the Science for Health Care Delivery is critically important for the next generation of health care professionals. By the end of this introductory course, learners will recognize how education in the Science of Health Care Delivery changes provider care, improves the patient experience, and enhances the quality of patient health and health care.

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Jul 27th 2017

With a full tuition under $20K, the University of Illinois Master of Computer Science - Data Science (MCS-DS) is the most affordable gateway to one of the most lucrative and fastest growing careers of the new millennium. The MCS-DS builds expertise in four core areas of computer science: data visualization, machine learning, data mining and cloud computing, in addition to building valuable skill sets in statistics and information science with courses taught in collaboration with the University’s Statistics Department and ISchool (ranked #1 among Library and Information Studies Schools.)

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Jul 24th 2017

This 1-week accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the Big Data and Machine Learning capabilities of Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It provides a quick overview of the Google Cloud Platform and a deeper dive of the data processing capabilities.

Average: 8 (1 vote)

Jul 24th 2017

Have you ever had the perfect data science experience? The data pull went perfectly. There were no merging errors or missing data. Hypotheses were clearly defined prior to analyses. Randomization was performed for the treatment of interest. The analytic plan was outlined prior to analysis and followed exactly. The conclusions were clear and actionable decisions were obvious. Has that every happened to you? Of course not. Data analysis in real life is messy. How does one manage a team facing real data analyses? In this one-week course, we contrast the ideal with what happens in real life. By contrasting the ideal, you will learn key concepts that will help you manage real life analyses.

Average: 7 (10 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

Data science is a team sport. As a data science executive it is your job to recruit, organize, and manage the team to success. In this one-week course, we will cover how you can find the right people to fill out your data science team, how to organize them to give them the best chance to feel empowered and successful, and how to manage your team as it grows.

Average: 8 (5 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

By now you have definitely heard about data science and big data. In this one-week class, we will provide a crash course in what these terms mean and how they play a role in successful organizations. This class is for anyone who wants to learn what all the data science action is about, including those who will eventually need to manage data scientists. The goal is to get you up to speed as quickly as possible on data science without all the fluff. We've designed this course to be as convenient as possible without sacrificing any of the essentials.

Average: 7.2 (15 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

This one-week course describes the process of analyzing data and how to manage that process. We describe the iterative nature of data analysis and the role of stating a sharp question, exploratory data analysis, inference, formal statistical modeling, interpretation, and communication. In addition, we will describe how to direct analytic activities within a team and to drive the data analysis process towards coherent and useful results.

Average: 6.3 (14 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

Writing good code for data science is only part of the job. In order to maximizing the usefulness and reusability of data science software, code must be organized and distributed in a manner that adheres to community-based standards and provides a good user experience. This course covers the primary means by which R software is organized and distributed to others.

Average: 3 (1 vote)

Jul 24th 2017

This course covers the fundamentals of Google Cloud Platform. This course introduces you to important concepts and terminology for working with Google Cloud Platform (GCP). You learn about, and compare, many of the computing and storage services available in Google Cloud Platform, including Google App Engine, Google Compute Engine, and Google Container Engine.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Jul 24th 2017

G Suite Administrator Fundamentals serves as the starting place for any new G Suite admin as they begin their journey of managing and establishing G Suite best practices for their organization. This 15-30 hour accelerated one week course will leave you feeling confident to utilize the basic functions of the Admin Console to manage users, control access to services, configure common security settings, and much more.

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Jul 24th 2017

This 1-week, accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud Platform. Through a combination of video lectures, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, virtual machines and applications services. You will learn how to use the Google Cloud Platform through the console and Cloudshell.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

May 12th 2017

Understand the facets of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how the different options for its future will impact the U.S. healthcare landscape.

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May 5th 2017

In this Teach-Out, scientists and non-scientists reach out and RELATE to build communication skills to more effectively discuss knowledge. Everyone - non-scientists and scientists alike - has some form of expertise, but communicating across a gap in knowledge or experience is challenging. In this Teach-Out, we address this challenge by helping participants to develop core communication skills and more effectively communicate with one another.

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Apr 21st 2017

Learn how to distinguish between credible news sources and identify information biases to become a critical consumer of information. How can you distinguish between credible information and “fake news?” Reliable information is at the heart of what makes an effective democracy, yet many people find it harder to differentiate trustworthy journalism from propaganda.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

Mar 31st 2017

Learn how countries have shifted from democracies to authoritarian societies. This event is part of Michigan’s Teach-Out Series which provides just-in-time community learning opportunities for participants around the world to come together in conversation with the U-M campus community, including faculty experts.

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Jan 10th 2017

Inclusion is more than just a buzzword – it's a business strategy. Learn how to attract and support a diverse workforce. How do you foster a company culture that supports a diverse workforce, including employees with disabilities? Co-developed with Harvard Extension School, this course gives hiring managers and recruiters the tools they need to attract, interview and onboard a diverse team, including candidates with disabilities.

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Nov 8th 2016

Bring the Digital Core of your business together with SAP S/4HANA Cloud by connecting your people, your suppliers, partners and customers. SAP S/4HANA combined with SAP SuccessFactors provides instant insight into Finance and HR combined. Get a single view of your organization’s Finances and HR, and learn how to enable Intelligent Services to take more effective actions across lines of business.

Average: 5.7 (3 votes)

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