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Project planning and management

Project planning and managementCoursera, MOOC (2017). Given online by the University of Virginia (US), this training introduces the key concepts of planning, executing and managing various types of projects. Virtually every organization runs projects, either formally or informally. Project management provides organizations and individuals with the language and methodologies for scoping projects, identifying dependencies, sequencing activities, utilizing resources and minimizing risks. Learn more

Introduction to Scrum

Introduction to ScrumiLean, Belgium (2015). This classroom training introduces Scrum, which is an iterative and incremental software development methodology used for product development. This training, which combines theoretical concepts, practical exercises, games, discussions and real-life examples, explains how Scrum maximises the value of products, while minimizing software development-related risks, by iteratively delivering small increments so as to allow fast feedback. Learn more

Sustainable development: issues and paths

Sustainable development: issues and paths

UL, MOOC (2015). Given online by Université Laval (UL), this training provides the main keys to understand the concept of sustainable development in order to promote active participation in debates and actions for transition to its implementation. The training explains the basic concepts of environmental, social and economic issues related to the development, while taking into account the diversity of discourses and the complexity of issues. Learn more

Introduction to operations management

Introduction to operations managementCoursera, MOOC (2015). Given online by The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (US), this training introduces the management skills required to run operations (e.g. so as to run a restaurant or a hospital). Specifically, the training explains how to improve productivity, increase responsiveness, provide more choice to the customer and deliver higher quality standards. The aim is to provide strategic analyses and solutions to improve business processes. Learn more

Sustainability in practice

Sustainability in practiceCoursera, MOOC (2015). Given online by The School of Design (PennDesign) of the University of Pennsylvania (US), this training provides an introduction to the ideas and practices that people are using to understand and change connections, including connections across time, that create systems that are greater than the simple sums of their parts, with consequences that are often unexpected. The objective is to pursue more sustainable processes and communities. Learn more