UNILAG Offers Free Coursera Courses for Students




UNILAG Offers Free Coursera Courses for Students


UNILAG offers 41 free Coursera courses to undergraduates for skill development. Sponsored by AFRETEC and MasterCard Foundation, the 4-week program aims at enhancing employability. Registration and support details are available for students.





In the fast-paced world of technological advancement, continuous learning is the key to staying relevant. Understanding the need for future-ready skills, up-to-date knowledge, and industry-aligned certifications to enhance employability, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has embarked on a transformative journey.
🏫 University University of Lagos (UNILAG)
πŸ“š Program Free Coursera Courses for UNILAG undergraduates
πŸ•’ Duration Four (4) weeks
πŸ“© Email Support [email protected]
πŸŽ—️ Sponsor African Engineering and Technology Network (AFRETEC), MasterCard Foundation
πŸ§‘‍πŸŽ“ Target Audience UNILAG undergraduates
πŸŽ“ Courses Offered 41 Courses including Cloud Engineering, Digital Leadership, IBM Data Science, Emotional Intelligence etc.


Through collaboration with the African Engineering and Technology Network (AFRETEC) and funding from the MasterCard Foundation, UNILAG Management has secured licenses for a plethora of Coursera courses that students can access free of charge (FOC). This initiative aims to equip students with the tools needed to excel in the professional world.




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A Glance at the Courses Offered

The Coursera courses available to UNILAG undergraduates encompass a broad spectrum of subjects, ranging from technology to soft skills, marketing, project management, and more. Here’s a list of the proposed courses:ASU TESOL Professional
Cloud Architecture with Google Cloud
Cloud Engineering with Google Cloud
Computational Thinking for Problem-Solving
Creative Problem Solving
Critical Thinking Skills for the Professional
Collaborative Foresight: How to Game the Future
Communication in the 21st Century Workplace
Developing Innovative Ideas for Product Leaders
Digital Strategy and Business Opportunity
Digital Channel Planning and E-Commerce Strategy
Digital Leadership and Digital Strategy Execution
Developing Innovative Ideas for Product Leaders
Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
Emotional Intelligence: Cultivating Immensely Human Interactions
Forecasting Skills: See the Future Before it Happens
Facebook Social Media Marketing
From Excel to Power BI
Google Project Manager
Google UX Designer
Google Data Analyst (R)
Google IT Automation (Python)
Google IT support
High-Impact Business Writing
Introduction to Futures Thinking
Initiating and Planning Projects
IBM Data Science
IBM AI Engineering
IBM Cybersecurity Analyst
IBM Customer Engagement Specialist
IBM Machine Learning
IBM Data Analyst (Python)
Project Management: The Basics for Success
Ready, Set, Future!
Salesforce Sales Dev. Rep.
Statistical Software Suite (SAS) Programmer
Statistical Software Suite (SAS) Visual Business Analytics
Solving Problems with Creative and Critical Thinking
Simulation Skills: This is Your Brain on the Future
The Art of Negotiation
UCI Project Management Professional (PMP)
How to Register and Select Courses

Students who wish to take advantage of this golden opportunity are invited to register and select their preferred courses through the following steps:Visit the Registration Page: Click here to access the registration form.
Log In with Your UNILAG Email Account: Your UNILAG email is required for verification.
Choose Your Courses: Select the courses you’d like to enrol in.
Confirm Your Selection: Finalise your registration.

For those without a UNILAG email account or who encounter issues with their UNILAG email, assistance can be sought via the CITS helpdesk at [email protected].
Course Duration and Sponsors

The duration allowed for participation in these courses is four (4) weeks, providing an intensive learning experience.

The Free Coursera Courses for Students Project is sponsored by AFRETEC, a conglomerate of six (6) African universities dedicated to promoting inclusive digital transformation in Africa. It includes:University of Lagos, Nigeria
American University, Cairo, Egypt
University of Nairobi, Kenya
University of Rwanda, Kigali
Carnegie Mellon University, Kigali
Why Enrol?

These Coursera courses provide an opportunity to gain insights from leading educators and industry experts. By enhancing skills and acquiring certifications, students are better positioned to face the challenges of the global job market.
Conclusion

The University of Lagos continues to strive for excellence, not only in traditional academic pursuits but also in the empowerment of its students with digital and industry-relevant skills. Through this collaboration with Coursera, UNILAG opens doors to innovative learning experiences that are bound to leave a lasting impact on the careers of its students.

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