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Economics: Society, Markets, and [In]equality (Coursera)

Thinking critically about today's economy can help you understand the world around you. Economics: Society, Markets, and [In]equality will pique your curiosity and inspire you to learn more about the power dynamics that determine how people and resources are valued, how goods move around the world, and how we [...]

Collaborate Effectively for Professional Success (Coursera)

Jan 30th 2023
Collaborate Effectively for Professional Success (Coursera)
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Collaboration is not just the act of working together. It goes beyond that. Through collaboration, you can accomplish much more than what you would if you worked alone. Having the skills to communicate with the people you are working with and being able to work as a team towards [...]

Solving Problems with Creative and Critical Thinking (Coursera)

Jan 30th 2023
Solving Problems with Creative and Critical Thinking (Coursera)
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In order to find a solution, one needs to be able to analyze a problem. This short course is designed to teach you how to solve and analyze problems effectively with critical and creative thinking. Through the use of creative and critical thinking you will learn how to look [...]

English and Academic Preparation - Grad Track (Coursera)

Jan 30th 2023
English and Academic Preparation - Grad Track (Coursera)
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The English and Academic Preparation – Grad Track course is for students with a (minimum) advanced level of English. It is designed to help international students strengthen their English while developing academic skills necessary for success in graduate studies at an American university. Ideally, prospective students have completed or [...]

Alternative Mobility Narratives (Coursera)

Ready to imagine a radically different mobility future? This course is about the stories that we tell ourselves about why and how we move. By critically examining our current narratives, we help you think about mobility in a new way. Using systems dynamics modelling, we explore how a mobility [...]

English and Academic Preparation - Pre-Collegiate (Coursera)

The English and Academic Preparation - Pre-Collegiate course is for students with a (minimum) high-intermediate level of English. It is designed to help international students develop the academic skills necessary for success in undergraduate studies at an American university while strengthening their English proficiency. Ideally, prospective students have completed [...]

Innovation for Impact (i4i) The Carlson-Polizzotto Method of Value Creation (Coursera)

Jan 30th 2023
Innovation for Impact (i4i) The Carlson-Polizzotto Method of Value Creation (Coursera)
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Welcome! Partnering with Tech industry giants Curtis Carlson and Len Polizzotto, Northeastern University brings you “Value Creation: The Carlson-Polizzotto Method” a short-form course experience like no other. Building careers by solving for the value proposition - Curt and Len are responsible for driving the integration of the software technology [...]

Population Health: Alternative Payment Models (Coursera)

Jan 30th 2023
Population Health: Alternative Payment Models (Coursera)
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The way we currently pay our care providers lead to suboptimal outcomes and unnecessary spending. Consequently, we fail to maximize the value of our health care services. We need to change provider payment models in order to keep health care systems financial sustainability. Doing nothing is not an option. [...]

Challenging Forensic Science: How Science Should Speak to Court (Coursera)

The aim of this course is to promote critical thinking with regard to forensic science. Today, in general, most people are dazzled by the technical possibilities offered by forensic science. They somewhat live in the illusion that forensic evidence is fool proof and brings factual findings with 100% certainty. [...]

Mindware: Critical Thinking for the Information Age (Coursera)

Most professions these days require more than general intelligence. They require in addition the ability to collect, analyze and think about data. Personal life is enriched when these same skills are applied to problems in everyday life involving judgment and choice. This course presents basic concepts from statistics, probability, [...]