Coursera's mission is to help individuals build the skills they need for in-demand jobs.
Provides learners with access to more than 5,000 courses and certifications led by top businesses, universities, and organizations.
Courses include: English for Business and Entrepreneurship (ESL), Foundations of Public Health Practice, Become an EMT, Bookkeeping Basics, Introduction to Google Docs, Design a Restaurant Menu, Food and Beverage Management, Branding: The Creative Journey.
Contains “Gateway Certification,” a program for people without a college degree and with no experience in the field, built by leading companies such as Google. Facebook, and Salesforce.
Provides professional certificates that can be added to a LinkedIn profile.
Courses include: Pitching Yourself, Expert Tips for Answering Common Interview Questions, New Revenue Ideas for Food and Beverage Businesses, Construction Management: Technology on the Job Site.
Includes a concentration on the “whole” person, emphasizing mental health and wellness resources, guidance for managing stress/burnout, and other items like “Balancing Work and Life as a Work-from-Home Parent."
Contains critical soft skills training, such as resilience, team work, and time management.
Offers courses in English, Spanish, Mandarin, and four other languages.
GetSetUp is a social learning platform for individuals 50+, taught by peers who are experts in their field.
Hosts live classes covering digital learning, physical health, mental health, social health, and vocational health.
Courses include: Introduction to Youtube, Get Started with Zoom, Common Scams and Frauds, Being the Best Grandparent Ever, Android Smartphone Security and Safety, TV Streaming Devices, Blue Zones – What Are They?
Offers live classes, social hours hosted by community members, and special events with speakers who directly address areas of interest to older adults.
Classes are taught in English, Spanish, Hindi and Mandarin.
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