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20 Most Popular Online Courses Starting in July

The twenty most popular free online university courses and MOOCS starting in July.

Here are the twenty most popular new Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) starting in July, based on Class Central learners’ activity.

You can find the entire catalog of  15,000 free online courses offered by ~1000 universities around the world, on Class Central’s subject page.

Designing the User Experience
University of Maryland, University System of Maryland via edX
Translate product ideas into tangible assets by creating wireframes, 3D renderings, prototypes, and minimum viable products (MVPs) to test assumptions and validate customer interests

Operations Research: an Active Learning Approach
Hong Kong Polytechnic University via edX
Learn the methodology and some prominent techniques of Operations Research to make informed decisions for solving your operational problems without the need of advanced mathematics.

MathTrackX: Statistics
University of Adelaide via edX
Understand fundamental concepts relating to statistical inference and how they can be applied to solve real world problems.

Japanese for beginners 1
Saint Petersburg State University via Coursera
This course is aimed at those who are interested in understanding Japanese way of thinking and view of the world through learning the language.

COVID-19 Contact Tracing
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
In this introductory course, students will learn about the science of SARS-CoV-2 , including the infectious period, the clinical presentation of COVID-19, and the evidence for how SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted from person-to-person and why contact tracing can be such an effective public health intervention.

Singing Popular Music
Berklee College of Music via Coursera
Singing Popular Music provides you with the essential skills to define your own unique vocal style and sing healthfully. The course begins with devices to support and alter your sound including vowel quality, tone production, and breathing techniques.

The entrepreneur’s guide for beginners
University of Barcelona via Coursera
The Entrepreneur’s Guide for beginners and is a course created in collaboration with all Catalan public universities and EIT Health and aims to be the starting point for all those who want to improve their knowledge and skills in the world entrepreneurship.

Introduction to Software Testing
University of Minnesota via Coursera
After completing this course, you will have an understanding of the fundamental principles and processes of software testing. You will have actively created test cases and run them using an automated testing tool. You will being writing and recognizing good test cases, including input data and expected outcomes.

Supply Market Analysis
Rutgers University via Coursera
In this course you will learn some tools to evaluate supply markets from a Strategic level (e.g. Macro) (PESTLE) to Tactical level (e.g. Industry) (Supply Market Segmentation, Five Forces, Supply Chain Mapping) to Operational Level (Supplier) (Informational Sources, SWOT, Financial Analysis)

Transformation of the Global Food System
University of Copenhagen via Coursera
This course focuses on how food systems can become more sustainable. It consists of four modules where each focuses on an essential ingredient towards developing more sustainable food systems: (1) Boosting the small, (2) Transforming the big, (3) Losing less and (4) Eating smarter. In each of these key areas, we will meet people from different countries around the world, who labor every day to find and spread solutions that work.

Principles of Sustainable Finance
Erasmus University Rotterdam via Coursera
Finance is widely seen as an obstacle to a better world. Principles of Sustainable Finance explains how the financial sector can be mobilized to counter this. Using finance as a means to achieve social goals we can divert the planet and its economy from its current path to a world that is sustainable for all.

Create Accessible Interfaces
Institute of Coding via FutureLearn
Learn how to program inclusive, creative interfaces for disabled users while meeting legal accessibility requirements.

Health Systems Development: Health systems, Policy and Research
Imperial College London via Coursera
Students will learn how to conduct a health impact assessment and how to assess the impacts of policies, plans and projects, as well as how that support decision-makers make choices regarding alternatives and improvements to prevent disease or injury and to actively promote health.

Fundamentals of Finance
University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
In this course, you’ll learn the basic fundamentals of corporate finance. Based on the pre-term qualifying courses for Wharton MBA students, Professor Jessica Wachter has designed this course for learners who need a refresher in financial concepts, or for those who are learning about corporate finance for the first time.

Data Science Project: MATLAB for the Real World
MathWorks via Coursera
Like most subjects, practice makes perfect in Data Science. In the capstone project, you will apply the skills learned across courses in the Practical Data Science with MATLAB specialization to explore, process, analyze, and model data. You will choose your own pathway to answer key questions with the provided data.

Advanced Cardiac Imaging: Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT)
The University of Hong Kong via edX
First-ever cardiac CT MOOC! Learn essential knowledge for cardiac CT through short videos, downloadable cases & forums. Available in multiple languages and provides material to meet level 1 requirements in Cardiac CT.

Sound and Sonification Design for Interactive Learning Tools
Georgia Institute of Technology via Coursera
Designing sound representations of information can be a complex, but necessary part of engaging students and making material accessible to a larger group of learners. While advances in these tools (e.g., interactive simulations) have made many freely available to millions of STEM students and classrooms around the world, their reliance on visual-only representations makes it difficult for diverse groups of students to access the content.

Hearing Loss in Children
University of Michigan via Coursera
This course addresses gaps currently existing in the health education curriculum for pediatric hearing loss and gives learners the foundational knowledge that can be applied immediately in a broad range of health, educational, and home settings.

Science, Technology and Society
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati via Swayam
The objective of the course is to enable students to understand science as a socio-cultural product in specific socio-historical contexts. The course exposes students to philosophical, historical and sociological perspectives to look at science as a practice deeply embedded in culture and society.

Career planning: resume/CV, cover letter, interview
Tomsk State University via Coursera
Our online course will help to make your dream a reality, give you the necessary knowledge to move to another country, successfully write documents for a job, and help you make a sure step towards your dream.

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Dhawal is the CEO of Class Central, the most popular search engine and review site for online courses and MOOCs. He has completed over a dozen MOOCs and has written over 200 articles about the MOOC space, including contributions to TechCrunch, EdSurge, Quartz, and VentureBeat.

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