It’s No Longer Business as Usual: 10 Courses for the Future of Business
February 28, 2020 | edX team
In a rapidly evolving world, workplaces are changing in ways that affect every aspect of conducting business. From how products are designed to how decisions are made, businesses are becoming more complex and data-driven than ever. This shift is bound to influence everything between your human resources department to information technology. The good news? This change means new emerging opportunities to innovate and find competitive advantages in the business world. It also demands leaders (and continuous learners) who can combine their understanding of business with the skills needed to drive innovation.
Keep reading for a list of essential business courses, curated for the leaders of tomorrow.
A mathematically rigorous framework to understand financial markets delivered with data-driven insights from MIT professors.
Learn how to use lean, agile and systems design thinking in all aspects of the digital products & product development lifecycle.
An introduction to the high-demand Six Sigma methodology and DMAIC cycle for process improvement with a focus on the Define and Measure phases, including basic statistics for understanding sampling plans and calculating process capability.
Explore how entrepreneurship and innovation tackle complex social problems in emerging economies.
Learn how to apply project management tools, processes, and techniques for the successful execution of a project from initiation to closing.
Develop the skills to motivate and inspire others so you can confidently lead your organization to success.
Learn how to develop and execute strategies to gain competitive advantage and improve your position in the marketplace.
Strategies for driving business success in the new digital economy.
Topics include data strategy and data governance, relational databases/SQL, data integration, master data management, and big data technologies.
Learn research-based skills to strengthen empathy and trust, improve collaboration, and create more innovative, productive, and satisfying experiences at work.