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Game Theory

Offered by

Stanford University, Stanford , The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Coursera
Certificate

Game Theory

Game Theory certification is a short 18 hours course that is offered in conjunction with Stanford University, The University of British Columbia, and the certificate is provided by Coursera. This course has been made by keeping in mind movies like "A Beautiful Mind,” which helps learners identify that game theory is nothing but a mathematics model of strategic interaction between agents like rational and irrational. The course enlightens us that common games like chess, poker, or soccer are more than just games as these involve conflict modelling among political campaigns, competition among firms trading behaviour in New York Stock Exchange, and more.

The game Theory certification syllabus will include fundamentals of topics like representation of games and strategies, Bayesian games, the game trees, repeated and stochastic games, and many more. The course will also impart learning about some classic games and their applications to the participants.

This is a beginner-level course of game theory and can be completed in a time frame of 18 hours. Also, 18% of the students who have completed the course, and earned a certificate have been benefited tangibly in their careers. 

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8 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Game designing skills

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

How to Write a Novel Writing the Draft

The Certification Course on How to Write a Novel: Writing the Draft is specially formulated for all aspiring as well as professional writers who are pursuing a career in novel writing and are participating in NaNoWriMo. The Certification Course on How to Write a Novel: Writing the Draft program will be supervised by accomplished authors and writers who will help students to write professional fictional novels. Regular writing sessions will be organized so that candidates develop new skills. Discussion forums and feedback sessions will also be held every week to widen the participant's knowledge of fiction and help them create art of the scene and develop unique characters. 

The Certification Course on How to Write a Novel: Writing the Draft by edX will be teaching the aspirants to write intruding plots and layered dialogues. The topics of - dimensional characters, ways to write complicated dialogue, the dramatic dialogue will also be covered during the certification program. The various strategies to rework the draft before completing and publishing will also be taught in the program.

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
October 25 - December,10 2021
22,098
Skills Covered:
Writing skills

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

How to Write a Novel Structure & Outline

Realizing the importance of story writing, edX brings How to Write a Novel: Structure & Outline course for the individuals who want to learn the basic outline and structure of novel writing. 

Candidates will get to learn various skills and techniques of novel-writing right from the fundamentals like developing a basic plot idea, building an outline, developing characters, choosing the right words, story structuring, adding fictional elements, maintaining pace, and so on.  How to Write a Novel: Structure & Outline course is brought to you by edX in association with the University of British Columbia. It is best known for its methods of teaching and research. Also, it is consistently ranked among the top 40 universities in the world. It is instructor-led training such that candidates will have great interaction and deep learning with the instructors. The instructors are professional writers who are vastly experienced and skilled in creative writing.  How to Write a Novel: Structure & Outline certificate course curriculum is a part of the UBC MFA program where students will learn the habits and ways of professional authors which will help them to write a successful draft.

EdX provides a great path for candidates who want to achieve their dream of becoming a professional writer and write a novel.

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
February 28 - April,15 2022
22,098
Skills Covered:
Writing skills

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs

The University of British Columbia is offering the Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs programme by edX that focuses on ecodesign. Ecodesign is a way of incorporating natural systems in urban design and planning to produce an environment built on sustainability and nature. From vexing challenges to customizable solutions, candidates develop application and solution thinking through real-time examples.

This introductory-level course conducts sessions for six weeks. The edX Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs online course covers trends changing from disorganised layouts to environmentally conscious plans. Learned at one’s own pace, it believes in transforming urban developments into compact, desirable, and walkable communities. 

Faculties of the University of British Columbia, Prof Jonathan Barnett- Critic, and Prof Larry Beasley are the course instructors. Students can opt for a verified certificate for edX’s Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs programme by paying a certain fee. Else, students can take the course for free through edX’s free enrollment.

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6 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of engineering

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

How to Write a Novel Edit & Revise

edX is a platform for providing education to learners worldwide, improving online teaching, and enhancing learning through research. How to Write a Novel: Edit & Revise course is being offered by edX in collaboration with the University of British Columbia.

This course aims to teach the learners the techniques of revision and paying attention to details in order to build a good story.

Through this course, the participants will undergo a rigorous revision and self-editing process and the different stages of manuscript development. They will develop the requisite skills to polish their novel and position themselves better in today's competitive publishing marketplace. They will understand the editorial process from scratch. By analyzing the three journeys every novel undertakes (internal, external, aesthetic) and the choices associated with prose style, learners will sharpen their critical skills and build a rewriting plan designed to meet the needs of their projects. Participants will develop an independent writing practice and connect with a community of individuals familiar with the issues of novel writing.

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
22,098
Skills Covered:
Writing skills

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

Gender and Sexuality Applications in Society

The Gender and Sexuality: Applications in Society course by edX imparts knowledge and skills to the candidates in the concepts of sexuality and gender which includes personal narratives, parallel histories, intersectionality, contested narratives, laws & limits, rights margin, the performance of masculinity, pop culture & art, activist art, frame health, health margin, illness margin, equity action plan and issues in society.

The programme covers concepts like social justice organizing. The participant will understand the difference between gender and sexuality in various contexts. They will also explore the history of sexuality studies. As a result of learning this programme, the candidate would be able to understand the intersections of nature and culture with the human being.

The certification awarded on the completion of the programme is verified by the institution and signed by the instructor. So, it adds more value to the CV of the candidate and provides better job opportunities. The certificate can also be shared with the LinkedIn profile.

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6 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of law

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

Biospecimen Research Methods

The viability of your research often depends on the quality of the biospecimen that you have managed to collect. Therefore, to ensure that you don’t lack the necessary skills in that department, edX has designed the Biospecimen Research Methods online program. This course strives to imbue you with essential skills that will allow you to identify, collect, and utilize biospecimens effectively.

You will be trained by esteemed biobanking professionals over the six weeks of the Biospecimen Research Methods course by edX. These professionals, who hail from the BC Cancer and the University of British Columbia will take you through biobanking essentials, and the best practices surrounding it. 

The added benefit here is that the learnings will comply with standards set by the International Society of Biological Environmental Repositories standards (ISBER) and National Cancer Institute (NCI).

What’s more, you can also negotiate with the course at your own pace, courtesy of the self-paced feature. If you need something to attest to the skills that you’ve acquired throughout the Biospecimen Research Methods training, you can pay the additional fee and get yourself the course completion certificate.

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6 Weeks
Expert
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Biology

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

AP Psychology Course 4 How Behavior Works

Human behaviour is a fascinating subject with multiple layers to it. The online AP® Psychology - Course 4: How behaviour Works by Edx explores the various theories and concepts to unravel them. These include core learnings related to human behaviour such as hunger, motivation and sexual behaviour. It also focuses on emotion from psychology’s point of view.

The curriculum further dives into the history of intelligence and cognitive development in humans and studies creativity and cause for mental illnesses. Covering essential topics, the Edx AP® Psychology - Course 4: How behaviour Works helps students gain in-depth knowledge of personality and social psychology.

The University of British Columbia and Edx’s AP® Psychology - Course 4: How behaviour Works uses video lectures and interviews to provide a holistic understanding of the topics. As the name suggests, this is the fourth part amongst a series of six programmes. Besides, these are free to undertake, and students can purchase an official certificate to attach with their CVs or share on Linkedin.

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6 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Psychology

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

Silicon Photonics Design, Fabrication and Data Analysis

Spread across six weeks, the Silicon Photonics Design, Fabrication, and Data Analysis by edX briefly deals with designing circuits and integrated optical devices using a proactive method with the knowledge of commercial tools. The state-of-the-art technology worth $5M is used to fabricate designs. The focus of this intermediate-level program is a design project that is guided by lectures, activities, and tutorials. 

The Silicon Photonics Design, Fabrication, and Data Analysis program can be utilized by learners to obtain practical, hands-on experience with integrated topics. For instance, Student need to obtain experimental data to get the design fabricated. An automated optical probe station will then measure the designs. The data obtained through this process is analyzed.  

Developed by the University of British Columbia's top instructors, the Silicon Photonics Design, Fabrication, and Data Analysis certification course offerings include training with commercial software tool licenses provided in the course like MATLAB and Lumerical Solutions. Besides, some open source alternatives are also offered. The certification signed by the University of British Columbia instructors upon the completion of the program can be shared on LinkedIn and to develop a successful career in the industry with ease.

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
January 18 - April,12 2022
37,345
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of engineering

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Certificate

Professional Certificate in Effective Business Communications

Professional Certificate in Effective Business Communications online course is a 6 weeks training course by Amity Future Academy in collaboration with the University of British Columbia via course provider edX. The course helps applicants improve their presentation, writing, and interpersonal communication abilities, which will help them thrive in the corporate sector. 

The Professional Certificate in Effective Business Communications training provides a variety of successful business communications techniques and principles developed from experience and observation. The training assists in the development of methods for maintaining interpersonal skills while enhancing conciseness, clarity, and impact.

The Professional Certificate in Effective Business Communications syllabus encourages applicants to think logically about all aspects of communication and teaches them how to interact with a variety of audiences. The curriculum covers developing substantial evidence for effective corporate communication. The program includes Content writing, grammatical skills, nature and concepts of communication, listening, non-verbal communication, presentation skills necessary for effective business communication.

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
50,000
Skills Covered:
Communication skills Listening skills Writing skills Empathy Assertiveness

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

AP Psychology Course 2 How the Brain Works

The AP® Psychology-Course 2: How the Brain Works by Edx discusses psychology by understanding the brain's working and different states of consciousness. Candidates will become familiar with the fundamentals of genetics, neuroscience, and evolutionary psychology.

The AP® Psychology Course 2: How the Brain Works certification course covers the sensory and visual systems. It dives into human behaviour, along with an in-depth study of the various states of consciousness. Video-based lectures and demonstrations included in the course will also aid in candidates' learning.

Besides, this course is a part of a series which consists of a total of six courses. Candidates who finish this course and are interested in psychology can take the rest of the courses and get verified certificates from UBCx, which comes under the University of British Columbia.

The Edx Courses on AP® Psychology are self-paced and free of cost for students who wish to learn. However, to gain the certificate, students must pay the additional fee.

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5 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of genetics Knowledge of Psychology

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

Policy Analysis Using Interrupted Time Series

The Policy Analysis Using Interrupted Time Series certification course provides candidates a complete knowledge on Regression Discontinuity (RD) designs and Interrupted Time Series (ITS) analysis to verify the policies. This Policy Analysis Using Interrupted Time Series  online course will introduce participants with concepts like ITS and RD, selecting and setting of data sources, interpretation and presentation of data, and their statistical analysis.

The Policy Analysis Using Interrupted Time Series certification will make applicants aware about the tools and techniques necessary for statistical analysis. They will learn how to set the data and present it graphically, various modelling parameters in RD and ITS, and adding or removing variables from the data. Candidates will be able to add strength in their data by drawing impressive graphs and presenting accurate results.

A verified certificate waits for the candidates who have completed the Policy Analysis Using Interrupted Time Series programme by paying the fee. The certificate will be signed by the instructor, and can be attached in your resume for highlighting their skills and giving a positive impact in your profile.

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5 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Advanced statistics

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

Safe Surgical Care: Strategies During a Pandemic

This Safe Surgical Care: Strategies During a Pandemic online course intends to prepare surgical care providers to protect themselves, their patients, their families, and colleagues from potential infection while delivering surgical care during a pandemic. It reviews different aspects of a pandemic relevant to surgical care providers. Providers also learn how providing surgical care needs to change in these stages.

The Safe Surgical Care: Strategies During a Pandemic training will educate surgical teams about the risks in a pandemic, and prepare them to respond appropriately. It will give them tools to ensure their safety and the safety of those around them. They will also learn how to anticipate and mitigate long term impacts and build pathways to maintain specific surgical services.

The Safe Surgical Care: Strategies During a Pandemic certification syllabus has been divided into five modules, for convenience. Each module will consist of didactic content, a recorded lecture, podcast interviews with experts, and a quiz. Furthermore, applicants will get a chance to review case studies from the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic, and the Ebola (2014) and SARS-CoV (2003) outbreaks.

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5 Weeks
Beginner
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of epidemiology

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

AP Psychology Course 3 How the Mind Works

Unlike the brain, the mind is not a physical organ but is a collection of faculties and a combination of cognitive and non-cognitive aspects. Some of these aspects include imagination, thinking, memory, intelligence, consciousness and language. This makes the mind a fascinating subject to study. The AP® Psychology-Course 3: How the Mind Works by Edx discusses concepts such as classical and operant conditioning, as well as social learning.

Furthermore, the Edx AP® Psychology - Course 3: How the Mind Works helps students learn through a series of video lectures and demonstrations. Learners also test their knowledge with many practice questions. The programme is excellent for those preparing for the AP Psychology exam.

The University of British Columbia offers the AP® Psychology course series, which consists of six courses in total. Besides, the Edx AP® Psychology courses offer self-paced online learning. Students can learn free of cost and earn a shareable certificate by paying the fee.

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4 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Psychology

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

AP Psychology Course 5 Health and Behavior

Offered by the University of British Columbia (UBC), edX’s AP® Psychology – Course 5: Health and Behaviour is the fifth in the AP® Psychology sequence. Learners explore concepts of psychological adjustment and health. The syllabus includes assessments of psychological abnormality and treatments.

A plethora of questions and interviews of psychologists are covered. With demonstrations and video-lectures, the AP® Psychology Health and Behaviour course by edX help candidates prepare for the AP® Psychology exam. This four-week programme comes with a verified certificate that can be accessed by paying a fee.

Taught by Dr Steven J Barner, this introductory course belongs to the Social Science subject. Steven J Barnes- is an expert instructor from the Psychology department at UBC. Video transcripts are available in English, and the programme is self-paced. Focusing on the psychological adjustments and concepts of stress, the AP® Psychology Health and Behaviour certification course emphasises the relationship between behaviours and health.

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4 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Psychology

Offered by

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver via Edx
Certificate

EQ for Family Business

The course of EQ for Family Business by edX platform gives an amazon opportunity to all the candidates who want to develop their relationships as well want to strengthen them through procedures related to the business. EQ for Family Business certification course is created by the medium of edx in collaboration with The University of British Columbia. Candidates who are interested in learning through this programme should invest 4 weeks. Students can acquire information related to this EQ for Family Business course through an online learning platform only. Practice Pants can avail the course free of cost.

Every candidate who is interested in pursuing EQ for Family Business certification course should give 2-4 hours per week. The EQ for Family Business programme offered here by the edx platform is an introductory level programme. Candidates will learn about the concepts related to the subjects of communications. Students will be able to learn through a self-paced learning programme. Verified certification can be availed by the candidates after paying the payable amount.

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4 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Business Management