Category Archive: Coursera

May 30

A second chance to take Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence

MOOC money request

A few days late, and perhaps a dollar short, I’d like to pass along the announcement of the second offering of Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence, by Case Western Reserve University. The second running of this course started May 15th, but you can still join today if you want to participate (here is the link). …

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Apr 30

Now On-demand: Foundations of Business Strategy

University of Virginia's Foundations of Business Strategy

It just got a whole lot easier to take the best business school MOOC I have come across yet – University of Virginia Darden School of Business’ Foundations of Business Strategy is now available on-demand!   As you can see in my review of Foundations of Business Strategy, I would give this course a 10 …

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Feb 28

Coursera Specialization: the mini-MBA

coursera speacializations

For those of you making your own free MBAs out of MOOCs, I would like to bring to your attention Coursera’s new(ish) concept: Coursera Specializations.     What is a Coursera Specialization? Coursera Specializations are kind of like my DIY MBA, but perhaps a bit smaller.  Whereas my MBA project consisted of 12 courses, the …

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Sep 06

On-demand: The Future of Learning with MOOCs

As Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) gain more momentum and credibility, people are beginning to consider the impact of on-demand learning to both the college experience and professional development.   In a great article titled “The Future of Professional Development: Online, Free, and Just-in-Time,” by Jeff Selingo, the author of College (Un)Bound, we consider the …

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Jun 25

First Impressions: Globalization and You

University of Washington logo

First of all, well done with the introductory video.  Not only did you tell us what to expect in the class, you showed us a bit of personality as well. I like the fact that you filmed the intro video after filming the rest of the content, so you can refer to specific things that …

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Jan 31

Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence Statements of Accomplishment Released!

After what seems like forever, Coursera and Case Western Reserve University have finally issued the Statements of Accomplishment for Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence! As expected, I have posted mine in the in the Statements of Accomplishment section of this site.   This was the last of my “first semester” courses, and thus my last …

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Jan 15

Intro to Marketing Coursera course review posted

What great timing?  As I was writing this review of the Wharton MBA Foundation Series Introduction to Marketing course, Coursera was kind enough to release the Statements of Accomplishment!  So, in case you are wondering if I really did take it or not – see for yourself on the Statements of Accomplishment page!   As …

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Jan 10

Corporate Finance Statements of Accomplishment Released!

Great news for those of us who earned enough points to “pass” Wharton’s Introduction to Corporate Finance class on Coursera – the Statements of Accomplishment have been released! I also posted this in the in the Statements of Accomplishment section of my site.   I’m not sure what took so long for Wharton/Coursera to send these …

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Dec 13

Review of Introduction to Corporate Finance

I just posted my review of of Wharton’s Introduction to Corporate Finance Coursera course under the Curriculum section of this site. Perhaps this review of Intro to Corporate Finance is a touch premature, being that I haven’t received my official Statement of Accomplishment yet, but it should arrive in short order so I figured I …

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Dec 12

Review of Introduction to Operations Management

I just posted my review of of Wharton’s Introduction to Operations Management Coursera course under the Curriculum section of this site. Perhaps this review of Operations Management is a touch premature, being that I haven’t received my official Statement of Accomplishment yet, but it should arrive in short order so I figured I could go …

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