21 Courses and Certifications

Penn Courses & Certifications 2021

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Master of Computer and Information Technology

The “Master of Computer and Information Technology” degree course is an online degree program awarded by the University of Pennsylvania in association with Coursera. This course is ideal for students who do not have a Computer Science background to be successful in the computing and Information technology fields. The program is A first-of-its-kind that offers an Ivy League master’s degree in the Computer science field. 

The “Master of Computer and Information technology” syllabus is a group of 6 core courses, and 4 electives to choose from. The core concepts cover topics such as fundamentals of computer science, Software development, algorithms, and much more. Whereas for the electives registration candidates must complete learning at least 4 core courses. The course prepares the candidates to take on this competitive tech industry with ease.

The “ Master of Computer and Information Technology Training can help students to get placed in healthcare, finance, education, government sectors, and even in the core software development industry. With the help of this course, candidates can showcase and apply their skills to have a positive impact on society in terms of the development of Computer Science.

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16 Months
Top 10 Social Issues for the Presidents First 100 Days

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Top 10 Social Issues for the President’s First 100 Days

With the Top 10 Social Issues for the President’s First 100 Days course, candidates get to thoroughly understand the depth & intricacies of the social policy issues constantly facing the newly elected US President & congress. The course, in detail, describes the whole funnel behind a President working with congress to pass new laws and implement social policies that are of very high concern and have a severe impact on human lives and community.

Top 10 Social Issues for the President’s First 100 Days certification course taps into the vast knowledge and ideas of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice (SP2) faculty and helps candidates examine and understand the most pressing social justice & policy issues which impact the overall population. The pertinent articles concerning the real-time national level issues are regularly provided & the course material is updated after regular intervals to ensure maximum relevance among the candidates related to the course content. 

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14 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Big Data and Education

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Big Data and Education

There has been a surge in the use of online and software-based learning tools and their applications in the education sector in recent times. This has resulted in an increase in data generated that can be used for improving educational effectiveness. This can also help in supporting research for learning. The Big Data and Education by edX is one such initiative to make candidates learn about the methods and key analytics techniques for data mining and its uses in education.  This Big Data and Education certification will teach candidates about the various techniques and methods being used by researchers and developers in the data mining of the education domain. 

The various methods covered in the Big Data and Education certification syllabus are using and applying Python and other tools such as RapidMiner etc. The practical aspects of this like determining the trustworthiness and other application shortcomings will also be covered. 

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8 Weeks
Expert
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Big Data
Intellectual Property Law and Policy Part 2

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Intellectual Property Law and Policy: Part 2

Intellectual Property is a new and exciting field in Law. It involves debate around copyright, trademark policies and their alternatives. The Intellectual Property Law and Policy: Part 2 certification course is the second part of a two-part course on edX. It aims to train candidates in the ins-and-outs of IP laws and trademark policies.

Created by the prestigious University of Pennsylvania for edX, the Intellectual Property Law and Policy training is seven weeks long. The curriculum delves into the technical aspects of the modern realities of intellectual property rights. It also looks at future alternatives to policies that shape our lives in the contemporary world.

Through the Intellectual Property Law and Policy online course, candidates will learn about some seminal legal cases and consider their real-world implications. Led by their instructor, R. Polk Wagner, the programme will take candidates through some critical IP laws and concepts. Moreover, the University of Pennsylvania offers a verified certificate at the end of the training.

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7 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of law
An Introduction to American Law

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An Introduction to American Law

An Introduction to American Law course is a 12 hours program offered by the University of Pennsylvania via Coursera. The course introduces various areas of American law which includes criminal law, contract law, civil procedure, constitutional law and tort law. The course provides an overview of dilemmas and complexities of the law applications in different aspects from an American point of view.

An Introduction to American Law syllabus covers tort law to sue anyone if other people cause harm and injury to them. The course provides a deep understanding of contract law to monitor the promise between two individuals and the consequences of breaking the promise with various real-life examples. 

An Introduction to American Law training explores property law and constitutional law to study the functioning and structure of the United States government with different individual rights. The course focuses on criminal law by discussing punishments and defences used in criminal charges with various excuses and justifications. The course syllabus also includes the civil procedure that should be followed by parties and judges in civil cases.

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7 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Legal Knowledge Knowledge of International law
Intellectual Property Law and Policy Part 1

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Intellectual Property Law and Policy: Part 1

The Intellectual Property Law and Policy: Part 1 by edX is a six-week programme offered by the University of Pennsylvania. The course will be instructed online, and the lessons’ video transcripts will be accessible to the students. Besides, this is an intermediate-level programme that is related to the field of law. Moreover, it will be led by expert faculty from the University of Pennsylvania.

In addition to the above mentioned information, the Intellectual Property Law and Policy: Part 1 certification syllabus is a comprehensive one and covers all the basics related to intellectual property. For instance, it provides an overview of the subject at first, after which you get to study patents and the characteristics of valid patents. The syllabus also covers some of the policy implications of intellectual property.

Furthermore, the Intellectual Property Law and Policy: Part 1 online course can be studied free of cost as a student only needs to register on edX to pursue the programme. But if he or she wants to get himself/herself accredited, then he/she will have to pay the certification fee. Also, there are no time-related restrictions, and thus, you can learn at your speed and the comfort of your house.

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of law
Robotics Capstone

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Robotics: Capstone

The Robotics: Capstone Online Course is the 6th course in the 6 course series of Robotics Specialization provided on the Coursera website. In the specialization programme, candidates will get an opportunity to find practical solutions for real-world problems using the techniques learned throughout the course. 

The Robotics: Capstone Certification Course is conducted by the University of Pennsylvania under the guidance of Sid Deliwala belonging to the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering. The open online course will equip learners with mathematics and programming skills and methods used by researchers in robotics engineering labs. 

The Robotics: Capstone Training Course can be scheduled according to the preferred timelines of learners. The 100% online course is only open to learners who have completed the first 5 courses of the Robotics Specialization. The course will be taught with the help of video lectures and academic readings, and earn a digital shareable certificate at the end.

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6 Weeks
Skills Covered:
Programming skills Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence Robotic skills
A Crash Course in Causality Inferring Causal Effects from Observational Data

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A Crash Course in Causality Inferring Causal Effects from Observational Data

The course of inferring causal effects from the observational data offered by the platform of Coursera is free of cost course. The enrolled candidate can get a certificate for this course after paying a fixed amount according to the guidelines of the Coursera platform. The duration for this course is 5 weeks. This course is taught under the guidance of experts from the University of Pennsylvania. The E-certificate is available after the completion of this course.

The enrolled candidates will be provided with all the quizzes, assignments, video lectures, web links for books and references. As this course is free of cost and online, it is easily accessible for all the sections of society. Financial aid is also provided. The course of inferring causal effects from the observational data is highly recommended for all the students, teachers and researchers who are interested in this field. Financial aid is also available for all learners who cannot afford the fee. Total 33 percent of people started a new career after completing this course and 29 percent of them got career benefits after pursuing this course.

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5 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Skills Covered:
Statistical skills
Understanding Classroom Interaction

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Understanding Classroom Interaction

Have you ever wondered why some lectures feel like an interrogation while others are lively and engaging? Why do some students never participate while some always have their hands in the air? Why does nobody (or everybody) laugh at a teacher’s jokes? If yes, then the Understanding Classroom Interaction certification course might be the right fit for you, as it answers all these fundamental questions and more.

Understanding Classroom Interaction by edX is designed for classroom teachers in all subject areas and levels. It provides many analytical techniques and tools that answer many classroom interaction questions. It also deals with the impact language has on everyday classroom talk. Each module introduces fundamental techniques and concepts pertaining to classroom discourse and its analysis.

Moreover, the Understanding Classroom Interaction certification syllabus also emphasizes promoting critical reflection and allows you to develop your unique analytical toolkit. When you’ve completed the five-week training, you will be an expert in the necessary pedagogical practical required for effective classroom interaction. Lastly, if you wish to showcase your newly learned teaching skills, the course completion certificate will allow you to do so.

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5 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Teaching skills
English for Business and Entrepreneurship

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English for Business and Entrepreneurship

The English for Business and Entrepreneurship Training Course is a beginner-level course provided by the University of Pennsylvania and financed by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. The course available on the Coursera website is taught in a 100% online mode.

The English for Business and Entrepreneurship Certification Course is a self-paced course that is suitable for non-native speakers of the English language who would like to explore more about the aspects of language in connection with the global economy and entrepreneurship sector. The course is delivered through interesting video lectures and authentic reading materials in the English language.

The English for Business and Entrepreneurship Online Course will help learners become proficient in the language topics required to emerge successful in the international business arena. The 5 weeks long will include core business concepts and notions along with business vocabulary and language features.

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5 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Language skills Speaking skills Writing skills Reading Skills Business Management Entrepreneurial skills
Hollywood History, Industry, Art

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Hollywood: History, Industry, Art

The Hollywood: History, Industry, Art course will help you to explore how Hollywood became globally prominent and art that is widely celebrated. The course curriculum covers how the present-day Hollywood industry plays a role in politics using film, TV and new media. You will also dive deep into the various studios such as Warner Bros, Disney, and Fox and their story in cinema's evolution. 

The Hollywood: History, Industry, Art certification programme will uncover the impact, advanced technological tools had on the process of creating a movie. By taking examples of various independent and Hollywood films, the course will provide insights into the transitions we can expect to see in the future. The four-week training from edX is entirely self-paced.

Besides, the Hollywood: History, Industry, Art online programme by Edx is taught by an experienced faculty, Peter Decherney from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania. The introductory level course requires no prerequisites. The training falls into the communication domain and covers synchronised sound, colour cinematography, home video, computer graphics, and the internet.  

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4 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of history
Corporate Social Responsibility A Strategic Approach

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach

The fundamental course on Corporate social responsibility (CSR): A strategic approach, provides the learners a beginner-friendly atmosphere to learn the technique of CSR to be incorporated into businesses which shares values of scotties for both customer welfare and business profits. This Corporate social responsibility (CSR): A strategic approach certification course is issued by edX, an online education providing platform in partnership with the University of pennsylvania. Corporate social responsibility (CSR): A strategic approach programme, is under the guidance of experienced faculty from the university of pennsylvania which follows a flexible learning system of self-paced online courses without much prerequisites. The students have the choice to audit the course without payment or go for a verified track account which offers benefits of certification, unlimited course access and graded assessments, to the students.

The Corporate social responsibility (CSR): A strategic approach course mainly focuses on CSR and its applications with stresses on key and basic concepts like corporate structures and nonprofit experience involved in implementing CSR, developing better partnerships, improving uses of pooled resources, how to deepen the impact and so on.

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4 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of corporate affairs
Culture-Driven Team Building Capstone

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Culture-Driven Team Building Capstone

The Culture-Driven Team Building Capstone Certification Course is the 5th course in the Culture-Driven Team Building Specialization Programme. The specialized course will help learners recognize different aspects of team culture along with the identification of the collective capabilities of diverse teams.

The Culture-Driven Team Building Capstone Training Course comprises a capstone project in which learners will get a chance to take up a real-world case and conduct its diagnosis using the theoretical aspects studied during the course. The 4 weeks long course would require approximately 14 study hours.

The Culture-Driven Team Building Capstone Online Course is a self-paced course that allows learners to proceed in their own time. The 100% online course is delivered using video lectures and readings and is coordinated by Derek Newberry and Dr. Aviva Legatt, faculty of Organizational Dynamics.

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4 Weeks
Beginner
Skills Covered:
Communication skills Leadership Human Resource Management
Robotics Aerial Robotics

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Robotics: Aerial Robotics

The Robotics: Aerial Robotics Certification Course is the first out of six of the Robotics Specialization Programme offered by the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. The course provides a detailed introduction to the mechanics of flight, the working of quadrotor flying robots and the robotics engineering mechanism that supports other micro aerial vehicles.

The Robotics: Aerial Robotics Online Course will provide a window towards different dynamic models, device controllers, and planners operating in three dimensional environments. Through this 100% online course, learners will be able to witness real world examples from the immensely growing drone industry along with its practical applications.

The Robotics: Aerial Robotics Training Course is taught by Prof. Vijay Kumar, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics of the University of Pennsylvania. The course would require learners to have some mathematics knowledge in linear algebra, single variable calculus, and differential equations along with basic programming experience with MATLAB or Octave.

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4 Weeks
Skills Covered:
Mathematical skill Programming skills Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence Robotic skills
Programming for the Web with JavaScript

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Programming for the Web with JavaScript

The Programming for the Web with JavaScript online course is one among PennX’s ‘Computer Science essentials for software development’ program developed by the University of Pennsylvania. This course is provided by the education platform Edx for the students who wish to learn about the basics of data interaction on the internet along with concepts and ideologies to make strong web applications using JavaScript.

The course educator for this online program is Chris Murphy who is a senior lecturer in the department of computer science and Swapneel Sheth, a senior lecturer in computer and information science at the University of Pennsylvania. This intermediate-level course will enable the students to acquire knowledge about the advanced web page layout and design tools like Bootstrap

In this course, the candidates will get an opportunity to work with jQuery for Document Object Model(DOM) manipulation and event handling. This course will teach the candidates to create data-driven applications and integrate them with databases like MongoDB. The ‘Programming for the Web with JavaScript’ training is for four weeks with six to eight hours per week.

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4 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Skills Covered:
Web application development skills Programming skills Java Knowledge of CSS Knowledge of Algorithms Knowledge of MongoDB Data science knowledge
Algorithm Design and Analysis

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Algorithm Design and Analysis

The Algorithm Design and Analysis Training Course is a self-paced intermediate level course constituting the Computer Science Essentials for Software Development Professional Certificate program. The online course delivered through expert course materials will discuss the design and analysis of algorithms and related topics.

The Algorithm Design and Analysis Live Course can be opted by anyone interested in learning about problem-solving skills using computational methods. The 4 week-long course requires learners to have basic knowledge of discrete mathematics, probability, and Java programming language.

After successful completion of the Algorithm Design and Analysis Certification Course on the edX platform, learners will receive a valid course certificate. The course will be taught by Sampath Kannan, faculty of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania.

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4 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Algorithms
Philosophy of Science

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Philosophy of Science

The ‘Philosophy of Science’ online course is developed and offered on the online education platform Coursera by the University of Pennsylvania. The course study is about the fundamental philosophy and techniques of the domain of sciences and the process involved with scientific observations and experiments. The course curriculum will take twelve hours to complete the program. 

The intermediate level online program enables the students to learn about objectivity and the effectiveness of the experiments and the result analysis of the scientific methods and experiments by scientists. The course educator for the program is the professor and chair of the Pennslyvania university Michael Weisberg. 

The ‘Philosophy of Science’ training program enables the students to access the course with subtitles in different languages and the candidates are provided with the financial aid that helps them in payment of the course fee. The students receive the course certificate after completing the online program.

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4 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of science
Robotics Computational Motion Planning

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Robotics: Computational Motion Planning

The Robotics: Computational Motion Planning Certification Course is a 100% online course that explores the nuances of robotics including its working mechanism, control systems and motion planning. The course available on the Coursera learning platform has a flexible pattern that allows learners to reset deadlines.

Through the Robotics: Computational Motion Planning Online Course, learners will be introduced to topics like automated planning and scheduling in the field of robotics engineering. The course will be instructed by CJ Taylor, Professor of Computer and Information Science at The Universit