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Coursera welcomes new accomplice Genentech and launches new entry-level certificates

By Marni Baker Stein, Chief Content material Officer at Coursera

Over the previous 5 years, 37% of the highest expertise within the common US job have been changed. To assist learners world wide sustain with this quickly altering expertise panorama, we’re happy to roll out new content material from our trade companions on Coursera. 

This quarter, we welcomed Genentech as a brand new trade accomplice launching content material constructed upon many years of expertise within the area of biotech. We additionally launched two new entry-level Skilled Certificates from Goodwill and IBM that put together learners of all backgrounds for rising job roles. 

Welcoming new trade accomplice Genentech 

Making Knowledge Science Work for Scientific Reporting course from Genentech

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has been a pacesetter in biotechnology for greater than 40 years. This intermediate course takes about 11 hours to finish and helps learners perceive how ideas and strategies from knowledge science could be utilized in scientific reporting. Learners ought to come to the course with fundamental expertise working with knowledge science instruments, reminiscent of R or Python, and model management instruments, ideally Git.  

“We at Genentech are actually enthusiastic about what this course represents. The pharmaceutical trade shouldn’t be all the time related to knowledge science, and Genentech is eager to alter that notion. This course will assist learners perceive what reporting on scientific trials really seems to be like, and the way fashionable knowledge science instruments and strategies can be utilized successfully on this area. By the top of the course learners ought to have a agency grasp of methods to apply finest observe in knowledge science within the context of scientific reporting.” – Dr. Kieran Martin, R Enablement Lead, Genentech

Launching new entry-level certificates from Goodwill and IBM

Learners of all backgrounds – no faculty diploma or prior trade expertise required – can take an entry-level Skilled Certificates on Coursera to organize for an in-demand profession inside just some months.

Profession Coach and Navigator Skilled Certificates from Goodwill®

Learners can put together for an entry-level profession coach or profession navigator function with this beginner-level certificates. All through 4 programs, learners discover profession teaching fundamentals, key instruments and strategies utilized by coaches, and the way know-how developments are impacting the profession panorama extra broadly. The certificates could be accomplished in about 4 months with 4 hours of coursework per week. 

“Goodwill offers profession providers to assist people dealing with boundaries attain their potential by way of the facility of labor. Employers in native communities discover Goodwill to be a trusted supply for expertise. The Goodwill Profession Coach and Navigator Skilled Certificates not solely advantages profession providers professionals and employers, however most significantly it’s a recreation changer for the person they each serve, by opening entry to alternative.”Martin Scaglione, Chief Mission Officer, Goodwill Industries Worldwide

Again-Finish Growth Skilled Certificates from IBM

On this newbie, ten-course program, learners can develop the hands-on expertise, instruments, and portfolio wanted to enter an entry-level, back-end developer function. It covers key languages and ideas reminiscent of Python, Django, Kubernetes, Microservices, Serverless, and extra. Taught by IBM specialists, the certificates could be accomplished in below 6 months with 10 hours of coursework per week.

“Again-end growth is the inspiration upon which your complete net is constructed and the place the actual magic occurs. We’re excited to have launched the IBM Again-Finish Growth Skilled on Coursera to supply sensible information wanted to create highly effective and dynamic server-side experiences for Net and Cell apps.” – Rav Ahuja, International Program Director, IBM Expertise Community

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