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Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems

We are excited to continue to share learner stories from the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters program that demonstrate how MicroMasters programs are helping people improve their lives and advance their careers. Today, Mayank, a supply chain consultant working with Antuit Consulting, shares how he is leveraging the Supply Chain Management MicroMasters courses to deliver impactful results and share effective business insights with his clients. With...

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21 Feb 2017
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Cybersecurity – Personal Safety, Professional Opportunities

Cybersecurity has rapidly become a key concern in every industry and every organization across the globe. The incredible connectivity and technological innovations that we enjoy today in our personal and professional lives, that have made possible new, more efficient forms of commerce, communication, and entertainment, have also brought a host of emerging threats and risks, the scope of which we have only just begun to...

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15 Feb 2017
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12 Courses Learners Love

Celebrate Your Love for Learning  Today, we celebrate love of all types, including the love of learning. Hearing from our learners inspires us everyday, especially when they share their favorite courses. Check out these 12 courses learners love. 1. The Science of Happiness – UCBerkeleyX (Self-Paced) Learner rating: 4.5/5           2. World of Wine: From Grape to Glass – AdelaideX (Self-Paced) Learner rating:...

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14 Feb 2017
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Daniel: Using Online Courses to Develop New Skills for his Career and to Explore New Subjects

Daniel, 29, a digital marketing professional in Los Angeles, shares how edX is helping him to  gain new skills to improve his career and explore a variety of interests on his own time. I started taking classes on edX  for two different reasons – partially to fulfill my own interests and to take courses in topics that I’ve always found to be exciting and partially...

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09 Feb 2017
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Leading Global Social Change: Human Rights and International Law

The global challenges facing the world today have the potential to affect all of us in some way, whether it be poverty, inequality, immigration laws or climate change. At the core of many of these challenges are human rights: the rights inherent to all individuals regardless of where they are from, what they look like or what they believe. No matter your profession, human rights...

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08 Feb 2017
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Top 4 FAQ about the MicroMasters Credential

Did you hear the news? This past September, we created a new online MicroMasters credential. We launched with 14 global university partners to create a series of graduate level courses to advance careers in the most in-demand fields. Offered in subjects ranging from artificial intelligence (from ColumbiaX) to cybersecurity (from RITx), business management (from IIMBx) and more, MicroMasters courses are created by esteemed edX university...

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07 Feb 2017
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5 Criteria to Identify the Right Venture Capitalists for You

Alan Patricof, an American investor and one of the early pioneers of the venture capital and private equity industries, once stated: “Every venture capitalist says at some point: ‘I wish I could run this company myself’ – to be the entrepreneur instead of the investor.” But before a venture capitalist wishes to be the entrepreneur of your company, there is one important step to do...

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30 Jan 2017
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Why You Should Become a Professional Android Developer

This post originally ran on Galileo University’s Android Developer site.  In an increasingly globalized world, mobile apps have changed the way we conduct business, socialize and entertain. This worldwide connectivity has enabled developers to be key actors in the way the economy is being shaped, by giving them the tools to create innovative ideas and distribute them to the app market. This is one of...

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25 Jan 2017
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5 Communication Skills Everyone Needs

How do you start a meaningful dialogue with someone with a different political view, from a different country, or with a religious belief different from your own? What can we possibly have in common? It’s getting harder and harder to talk with people, especially people who are different from you. How can we bridge those divides and start those conversations? Here are 5 communication tips...

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23 Jan 2017
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The President’s First 100 Days: What Social Issues Matter to You?

On Friday, January 20th, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office and become the 45th President of the United States. Following the inauguration, he will work with Congress to pass new laws and to implement new policies that will impact all of us.  As the President, he will work to lead a national conversation on what he and his administration believe are...

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20 Jan 2017