What’s new on Coursera for Business – September 2019

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By Kyle Clark, Senior Skills Transformation Consultant

Coursera released 60+ courses on our platform in September. Our industry partners IBM and Amazon Web Services continue to release cutting edge content, while university partners like Imperial College London, EDHEC Business School, and the University of Illinois push the boundaries in skills ranging from app development to machine learning in finance.

Here are our top picks for enterprise for this past month:

September 2019’s Key Launches:

  • Getting Started with AWS Machine Learning, Amazon Web Services – Machine learning (ML) is one of the fastest growing areas in technology and a highly sought after skillset in today’s job market. This course will teach you how to get started with AWS Machine Learning. Key topics include: Machine Learning on AWS, Computer Vision on AWS, and Natural Language Processing (NLP) on AWS. Each topic consists of several modules deep-diving into variety of ML concepts, AWS services as well as insights from experts to put the concepts into practice.
  • Advanced App Development in Android specialization, Imperial College London – This Specialization is intended for learners with basic knowledge in Android app development seeking to develop knowledge in computer graphics and virtual reality in Android. Through the 4 courses, you will learn basic computer graphics theories and practical implementations of 3D graphics, OpenGL ES, and Virtual Reality on Android which will prepare you to design and develop immersive 3D and virtual reality Android app.
  • Introduction to Deep Learning & Neural Networks with Keras, IBM – Looking to start a career in Deep Learning? Look no further. This course will introduce you to the field of deep learning and help you answer many questions that people are asking nowadays, like what is deep learning, and how do deep learning models compare to artificial neural networks? 
  • Investment Management with Python and Machine Learning specialization, EDHEC Business School – This specialization has been designed to deliver a broad and comprehensive introduction to modern methods in Investment Management, with a particular emphasis on the use of data science and machine learning techniques to improve investment decisions. By the end of this specialization, you will have acquired the tools required for making sound investment decisions, with an emphasis not only on the foundational theory and underlying concepts, but also on practical applications and implementation.
  • IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner Professional Certificate, IBM – This Professional Certificate is intended to provide the foundational skills required to launch a career in the enterprise platform that powers over 68% of worldwide transactions. Companies around the world are searching for these skills to run their critical system workloads. In this series of courses, the learner will be introduced to various operating systems, mainframe applications, and get real-time hands-on experience on an IBM Z server. The skills acquired on completion of this Professional Certificate allows the learner to pursue a career as a mainframe application developer, system programmer, system administrator, or a DBA Practitioner.

All Courses


Python and Machine Learning for Asset Management EDHEC Business School
Advanced Portfolio Construction and Analysis with Python EDHEC Business School
Introduction to Portfolio Construction and Analysis with Python EDHEC Business School
Diseñando una estrategia de negocios en América Latina Tecnológico de Monterrey
Managers du changement ESSEC Business School
Nouveaux modèles économiques des associations ESSEC Business School
Applying Data Analytics in Marketing University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hacer negocios con multinacionales y empresas en América Latina Universidad de los Andes
Supply Chain Analytics Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
Leadership d’excellence par le sport de haut niveau ESSEC Business School
Corporate finance: Know your numbers 2 Macquarie University


Introduction to Android graphics Imperial College London
Android Graphics with OpenGL ES Imperial College London
3D Graphics in Android: Sensors and VR Imperial College London
Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine: Workloads en Español Google Cloud
Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine: Foundations em Português Brasileiro Google Cloud
The Blockchain University of California, Irvine
Cryptography and Hashing Overview University of California, Irvine
The Merkle Tree and Cryptocurrencies University of California, Irvine
The Blockchain System University of California, Irvine
Basic System Programming on IBM Z IBM
Getting Started on Mainframe with z/OS Commands and Panels IBM
Introduction to Enterprise Computing IBM
Network Security & Database Vulnerabilities IBM
Cybersecurity Compliance Framework & System Administration IBM
Machine Learning Algorithms: Supervised Learning Tip to Tail Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute
I/O-efficient algorithms EIT Digital
C for Everyone: Fundamentals University of California, Santa Cruz
Software Defined Networking The University of Chicago
Data in Database Arizona State University
Los bits y bytes de las redes informáticas Crece con Google
Seguridad informática: defensa contra las artes oscuras digitales Crece con Google
Aspectos básicos de la asistencia técnica Crece con Google
Sistemas operativos y tú: Convertirse en un usuario avanzado Crece con Google
Administración de sistemas y servicios de infraestructura de TI Crece con Google
Segurança de TI: Defesa Contra as Artes Obscuras do Mundo Digital Cresça com o Google
Sistemas Operacionais e Você: Tornando-se um Usuário Avançado Cresça com o Google
Administração de Sistemas e Serviços de Infraestrutura de TI Cresça com o Google
Estrutura e Funcionamento das Redes de Computadores Cresça com o Google
Fundamentos do Suporte Técnico Cresça com o Google


Introduction to Deep Learning & Neural Networks with Keras IBM
Getting Started with AWS Machine Learning Amazon Web Services
Population Health: Responsible Data Analysis Universiteit Leiden
Visualization for Data Journalism University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3D Data Visualization for Science Communication University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sample-based Learning Methods University of Alberta


Climate Adaptation for Human Health Yale University
Introduction to Climate Change and Health Yale University
Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators Capstone University of California San Diego
Nuevos modelos de negocios en el siglo XXI Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
The Language of Design: Form and Meaning California Institute of the Arts
Gestión integral del riesgo de desastres Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Hacking Exercise For Health. The surprising new science of fitness. McMaster University
Foundational Skills for Communicating About Health University of Michigan
Développement psychologique de l’enfant University of Geneva
Contratación y mercado digital. Aspectos legales y otras cuestiones de interés Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Severe to Profound Intellectual Disability: Circles of Care and Education University of Cape Town
Water in the Western United States University of Colorado Boulder
Авторские школы National Research University Higher School of Economics
Understanding Sport-Related Concussion Teach-Out University of Michigan
Michigan Sport-Related Concussion Training Certification University of Michigan
Empowering Yourself in a Post-Truth World The State University of New York
Protecting the World: Introducing Corrosion Science and Engineering University of Manchester
Getting Your Film off the Ground Michigan State University
Drugs and the Brain Caltech

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