What’s the focus of this course? The Big Data Hadoop and Spark Developer course has been designed to impart an in-depth knowledge of Big Data processing using Hadoop and Spark. The course is packed with real-life projects and case studies to be executed in the CloudLab. Mastering Hadoop and related tools: The course provides you with an in-depth understanding of the Hadoop framework including HDFS, YARN, and MapReduce. You will learn to use Pig, Hive, and Impala to process and analyze large datasets stored in the HDFS, and use Sqoop and Flume for data ingestion. Mastering real-time data processing using Spark: You will learn to do functional programming in Spark, implement Spark applications, understand parallel processing in Spark, and use Spark RDD optimization techniques. You will also learn the various interactive algorithm in Spark and use Spark SQL for creating, transforming, and querying data form. As a part of the course, you will be required to execute real-life industry-based projects using CloudLab. The projects included are in the domains of Banking, Telecommunication, Social media, Insurance, and E-commerce. This Big Data course also prepares you for the Cloudera CCA175 certification. What are the course objectives? This course will enable you to:… [-]
If you’ve considered studying business, but can’t seem to carve out the time for such an undertaking, consider Alison’s free, online business courses. Learn leadership skills, fundamentals of business law, business growth strategies and more. Whether you’re considering starting a business or just looking to improve your business knowledge, Alison has a course for you.
Meaning from home cooked gadgets Statistics Made Clear is your introduction to a vitally important subject in today’s data-driven society. In 24 half-hour lectures, you will explore the principles and methods that underlie the study of statistics. You have probably heard such terms as mean, median, percentile, quartile, statistically significant, and bell curve, and you may have a rough idea of what they mean. This course sharpens your understanding of these and scores of other statistical concepts and shows how, properly used, they can extract meaning from data.
Oregon State University offers a digital brand management certificate. The certificate program consists for four courses that are conducted separately over the course of a year, which when completed together yields the certificate. The four courses are: building a digital content strategy, search engine optimization and search engine marketing, social media and mobile marketing, and digital brand strategies. The courses are instructed by industry pros are designed to emulate the strategies of industry tycoons such as Nike, Adidas, Weiden + Kennedy, Jive Software, and Oregonian Media Group. As a student in this program you will be provided with opportunity to learn from and build connections with these impressive industry leaders.
This is a pretty good list, but I have to say in my experience sources like Udemy and Lynda really only offer up a sub-par experience. Udemy especially, seems to be filled with a lot of courses that are made by people simply looking to say they have a “product” so they can market it. I’ve burnt a lot of cash on these in the past and didn’t learn much more than the art of spotting bs! ( which in and of it’s self is useful)
Will Hayes, Digital Marketing instructor at GA San Francisco, says, “The advent of the internet introduced new mediums for people to communicate — and new ways for marketers to reach potential customers. In the internet’s early days, online advertising was focused on banner ads and emails targeted to audiences based on traditional methods built on demographics. But with the near-ubiquitous adoption of social media, marketers can now refine their targeting thanks to information users willingly provide in the form of a profile. Couple that with advancements from social media companies in the ways brands can communicate, and you have the creation of one of the fastest growing forms of digital marketing: social advertising, also known as paid social.
Who is the course for? People interested in learning more about special needs of different kinds Professionals interested in accelerating their journey to become a teaching assistant to special needs children Entry Requirement: This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course. Assessment: At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam. Certification: After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24. Why choose us? Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials; Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts; Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform; Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result; The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification; Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime; The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card; 24/7 student support via email. … [-]
Over the past 8 years, more than 100,000 people from over 100 countries have participated in Google’s Online Marketing Challenge. It’s an online course with modules covering introductory digital marketing, search engine marketing, search advertising, display advertising, mobile, social, analytics, and video, making it one of the more comprehensive courses for beginners. However, it’s also unique in that Google gives learners a $250 AdWords budget to use over a three-week period, to run an online advertising campaign for a business or not-for-profit. The most successful learners can even win prizes from Google.
I’m keen on going back through the post and making sure that all of the courses are truly “free” for everyone. I think with this one, the course materials were free, but to get access to the official certificate, that was a paid option.
The University of Illinois offers a Certificate of Digital Marketing that can be completed entirely through online coursework. The certificate program consists of three sequential courses that end in a Capstone Project. Each course lasts 4 weeks and requires about 6-8 hours of work a week. The program, while self-paced, is designed to sequentially deliver the concepts, tools, and techniques you need to both communicate with customers in a systematic and integrated way using multi-media channels and to create effective targeted promotional campaigns. While this certificate only covers 1 area of core content that we measured in our metric, the program empowers the student to explore and follow their own interests, which is delivered through highly interactive and hands-on formats–a great learning-type option for students looking for more engaging learning formats than are traditionally offered in standard online education.
Another top-rated class promising to help you learn faster. This one from McMaster University via Coursera is focused more on career issues, and the topics covered sound like a top hits list of common work questions: “Mindshift teaches you essentials such as how to get the most out of online learning and MOOCs, how to seek out and work with mentors, the secrets to avoiding career ruts (and catastrophes) and general ruts in life, and insights such as the value of selective ignorance over general competence.”
I have the tendency to cringe when I hear the words “Excel PivotTables.” But I also understand how important the use of PivotTables can be in diving into your analytics and making informed decisions about marketing.
The U.S. is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the world. It has an internationally renowned education system, and offers a huge variety of English-language courses and speciality degrees.
You’ll gain knowledge in accounting, marketing and information systems while applying business theory to the working world in this on-campus and online business degree program. You’ll learn how to effectively plan, organize, direct and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Students who graduate from this program often work in sales, marketing, finance, management and other business areas. Additionally, you’ll gain instruction in:
In this short class, Nicole Farb shows how you can create your own video in a scrappy, easy, and high-quality way and how she has seen huge success with it in the past. Perfect for marketers and social media managers just getting started with video.
The Google AdWords Certification is a globally recognized stamp of approval from Google that showcases your knowledge of the latest AdWords tools and best practices as well as your ability to effectively manage AdWords campaigns. AdWords Certified individuals receive a personalized certificate from Google Partners that can be shown to future employers as a way to demonstrate your expertise.
Content Marketing is gaining prominence because a lot of people are simply getting tired of traditional formats of advertising. An important skill to add for a content writer, these courses are worth checking out. Specially recommended for those who have a flair for writing and want to figure out ways to do a work from home job by writing for clients all over the world.
This course examines how digital tools, such as the Internet, smartphones, and 3D printing, are revolutionizing the world of marketing by shifting the balance of power from firms to consumers. Marketing in a Digital World is one of the most popular courses on Coursera with over 150,000 Learners and is rated by Class Central as one of the Top 50 MOOCs of All Time (https://www.class-central.com/report/top-moocs/).
It’s a free 14 day email course that focuses on actionable “hacks” you can use to automate, scale, and improve your marketing efforts. Including Viral Referral Campaigns, Optimizing Landing Pages, Twitter Automation, SQL queries and more. No coding knowledge required.
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WHAT’S NEW? The latest update of the DMI syllabus makes the certification even more relevant and work-ready. The focus has now shifted more towards SEO, content and website optimisation, rather than the more traditional marketing technique of Social Media. As the Digital Marketing landscape…
The course starts out with a great foundation in theory, training you on the philosophies behind efficiency, productivity, and “speeding up.” Armed with these theories and strategies, the course then dives into more nuts-and-bolts recommendations on how to speed up some of the most time-intensive activities we each do every day.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers a variety of business courses through its MIT Open Courseware. Entrepreneurial Marketing is part of MIT’s graduate catalog and is taught by professor Jin Gyo Kim. The course is designed to clarify key marketing concepts, methods, and strategic issues relevant to startup and early-stage entrepreneurs, and help students develop a flexible way of thinking about marketing problems in general. Students who complete the course will be able to answer the question, “What and how am I selling to whom?” and understand how to best leverage limited resources to overcome challenges.
DePaul University’s Integrated Marketing Communications Certificate Program requires five standard courses and one elective out of twelve options that are designed to help students specialize in their chosen interest. These courses can be completed entirely online or on campus, depending on the student’s desired learning strategies. This certificate is the most affordable on this list, and while it only covers 4 of the 7 core content areas, this is an intentional focus on communication strategies, such as aligning your advertising, promotion and direct and digital marketing according to employer’s needs
Taught by Kevin Hartman, Head of Industry at Google, this free marketing course on “Digital Analytics” focuses on the specific data collection, analysis, and visualization techniques used by the world’s top brands. Unlike some of the other analytics classes offered online, this one focuses specifically on marketing.
Marketing 101 goes over the basics of marketing, including the five P’s, product, promotion, price, place and positioning. These materials incorporate online tutorials, Web content and audio instructions to help students learn about the subject. Common course topics include goods, services, needs, wants, customer research, business research and estimating market size.