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Speaking to persuade: Motivating audiences with solid arguments and moving language (Coursera)

In the professional realm, we need to be able to argue without being argumentative. Whether you are fundraising for a nonprofit, pitching a business proposal, or suggesting a change to company policy, you are making arguments. In making the case for your topic, you often want to raise awareness, [...]
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Introduction to Public Speaking (Coursera)

This course gives you a reliable model for preparing and delivering effective presentations. In business, in school, and in public life, we are often called upon to “make a few comments.” Often, people tasked with such speeches become flummoxed. They might not know what to talk about, or ramble [...]
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Programming Languages, Part C (Coursera)

This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of programming languages, with a strong emphasis on functional programming. The course uses the languages ML, Racket, and Ruby as vehicles for teaching the concepts, but the real intent is to teach enough about how any language “fits together” to [...]
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Social Media Data Analytics (Coursera)

Learner Outcomes: After taking this course, you will be able to: utilize various Application Programming Interface (API) services to collect data from different social media sources such as YouTube, Twitter, and Flickr; process the collected data - primarily structured - using methods involving correlation, regression, and classification to derive [...]
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Machine Learning: Clustering & Retrieval (Coursera)

Case Studies: Finding Similar Documents. A reader is interested in a specific news article and you want to find similar articles to recommend. What is the right notion of similarity? Moreover, what if there are millions of other documents? Each time you want to a retrieve a new document, [...]
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Business English: Making Presentations (Coursera)

This course teaches you language and techniques that will help you make effective presentations in English. The final task is to develop a well-organized, persuasive presentation using charts and graphs that sells your city as a venue. The course focuses on students who have an intermediate level of English, [...]
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Machine Learning Foundations: A Case Study Approach (Coursera)

Do you have data and wonder what it can tell you? Do you need a deeper understanding of the core ways in which machine learning can improve your business? Do you want to be able to converse with specialists about anything from regression and classification to deep learning and [...]
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Machine Learning: Regression (Coursera)

Case Study - Predicting Housing Prices. In our first case study, predicting house prices, you will create models that predict a continuous value (price) from input features (square footage, number of bedrooms and bathrooms,...). This is just one of the many places where regression can be applied. [...]
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Machine Learning: Classification (Coursera)

Case Studies: Analyzing Sentiment & Loan Default Prediction. In our case study on analyzing sentiment, you will create models that predict a class (positive/negative sentiment) from input features (text of the reviews, user profile information,...). In our second case study for this course, loan default prediction, you will tackle [...]
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Conducting an Informational Interview (edX)

This is the capstone networking course. Put all the skills that you have learned into practice. You’ll introduce yourself, write effective email, highlight your best qualities, and conduct an informational interview with a person of your choice.
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