Trending Business Skills

From AI to the cloud, technology is changing the future of business. To help you explore how these technologies and more can transform the way you work, we’ve rounded up some of the newest business Specializations and courses from top universities and companies on Coursera. See how blockchain is impacting the world of business from […]

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13 Restaurants to Check for Great Student Discounts

Image credit: Shutterstock Even if you have an unlimited meal plan, you might want to eat off campus from time to time. But as a broke college student, you also don’t have tons of money to spend on food. Fortunately, that’s where student discounts on food come in. If you’ve got a school ID in […]

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AWS for Developers: PayPal Payment Processing with Lambdas

In many cases payment processing can require a server-side piece, which can be difficult and confusing. AWS provides Lambdas which can solve many of the problems by removing the server configuration and maintenance while still providing the necessary functionality. This course contains the straightforward steps involved in implementing PayPal payment processing using Lambdas. Bear Cahill covers setting up resources, leveraging a local Ruby script with Braintree, creating a Lambda from a Ruby script, calling from an API gateway, handling client payments, and more.

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Learning Adobe XD

Adobe XD CC is an innovative tool used for UI and UX design and prototyping. In this course, instructor Tom Green provides an overview of the features and functionality in this design and prototyping tool, as well as how it can help you design compelling digital experiences. Tom gives a tour of its capabilities and features and shows the different ways you can share your prototypes. Plus, he covers productivity-boosting features like the Repeat Grid tool, explains how to go from concept to interactive prototype, goes over how to use voice interactions, and more.

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Executive Leadership

In this course, author John Ullmen, PhD, gives you the keys to the C suite: a look at executive leadership qualities that set the best apart from the rest. Discover the importance of knowing how to set a foundation and direction, create a compelling vision of the future for your company, motivate your staff to achieve, and much more. The course also looks at the importance of maintaining a mentality of service as you move up the org chart.

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Programming Foundations: Fundamentals

Gain the core knowledge to begin programming in any language. In this course, instructor Annyce Davis uses Python to explore the core concepts and structure of programming languages and helps you grasp what’s going on under the hood. After going over basic statements and expressions in Python, Annyce explores strings, variables, and conditional code—which are common topics in all programming languages. She also shows how to work with different kinds of data and troubleshoot a variety of errors. Along the way, she compares how code is written in several different languages and provides guidance on the criteria to use when choosing a programming language. Upon wrapping up this course, you’ll have the knowledge you need to continue your coding journey in whichever language piques your interest.

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