Last year, we reported on a number of Free Online Marketing Courses. Including highlights of offerings from Coursera. Now, we look in-depth at using Coursera to improve your career skills.


Free: Using Coursera to Improve Your Career Skills

As reported at the about section of its Web site:

Coursera was founded by Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng in 2012. With a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to learners around the world. Today, Coursera offers a global online learning platform. We enable anyone, anywhere, access to online courses and degrees from leading universities and companies.

76 million learners, 100+ Fortune 500 companies, and more than 6,400 campuses, businesses, and governments come to Coursera to access world-class learning. Anytime, anywhere.



First. look  at these highlights.

Using Coursera to Improve Your Career Skills



With regard to pricing, Coursera does have many fee-based courses, certificate programs, and degree programs. They range in price from $39/month for certain offerings. To $9,000 to earn a degree.

Nonetheless, Coursera also provides a number of free courses. As noted in the following chart. 

Using Coursera to Improve Your Career Skills


Free Guided Projects and Courses

Almost 550 free guided projects are available from Coursera. They cover a wide variety of topics and skill levels. An example is the “Create a Google Ads Search Campaign”: In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to create a google ads search campaign with the strategic foundations of campaign creation, design ad group structure and keyword with relevant targeting options, design compelling ads.

Free Guided Projects

At Coursera, there are more than 1,600 free courses. For example, we highlight “Brand Management: Aligning Business, Brand and Behaviour”: Professor Nader Tavassoli of London Business School contrasts traditional approaches to branding – where brands are a visual identity and a promise to customers – to brands as a customer experience delivered by the entire organization. 

Free Courses


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