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Becoming a Successful Leader. World of Wine: From Grape to Glass. Think about your favourite wine.

World of Wine: From Grape to Glass

Imagine the brilliance of its colour in the glass, the ripe fruit aromas on the nose, a hint of toasty oak and lingering tannins on the back palate. Perhaps you like a specific wine, but can’t pinpoint the reason why. The attributes that make wine so enjoyable are achieved through the expertise of viticulturists and winemakers, whose decision-making in the vineyard and winery is underpinned by science – to be precise, viticulture and oenology. The finer details can take years to learn, but in a matter of weeks this course will give you a broad understanding of the principles and practices used to grow grapes and make wine, and their impact on wine appearance, aroma, flavour and taste. You’ll also gain an appreciation for how cutting-edge research is helping to secure the future sustainability of the global wine industry.

Confidently describe wine appearance, aroma, flavour and taste. Introduction to Statistical Methods for Gene Mapping. Software Development Fundamentals. Software developers are in high demand in the current job market, and computer programming is a prerequisite skill for success in this field.

Software Development Fundamentals

Start your journey toward becoming a professional software developer by learning Java, one of the industry’s most commonly used programming languages. Introduction to Risk Management. Quantum Mechanics for Everyone. Course Syllabus Skip Syllabus Description1.

Quantum Mechanics for Everyone

Introduction to the Quantum World - Introduction - Classical mechanics of moving magnets in a magnetic field - Probability - Quantum Probability2. Advanced Quantum Mechanics with Spins - Stern-Gerlach analyzer-loop - Analog of the two-slit experiment - Wheeler’s delayed choice experiment - Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen - Bell’s inequality - NMR and MRI3. The Quantum Mechanics of Light - Wave or particle? Introduction to Music Theory. Greatest Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe.

Despite spectacular recent progress, there is still a lot we don't know about our universe. We don't know why the Big Bang happened. We don't know what most of the universe is made of. We don't know whether there is life in space. We don't know how planets form, how black holes get so big, or where the first stars have gone. This course will take you through nine of the greatest unsolved problems of modern astrophysics.

This is the first of four ANUx courses which together make up the Australian National University's first year astrophysics program. The Science of Religion. Molecular Biology - Part 1: DNA Replication and Repair. The Chemistry of Life. Robotics: Fundamentals. Course Syllabus Skip Syllabus DescriptionMath FundamentalsWeek 1: Vector spaces, inner products, vector norms, orthogonalityWeek 2: Linear transformations, matrix multiplication, matrix groupsWeek 3: Coordinate transformations, rigid transformations, rotation matrices quaternions, Matrix groups SE(2) and SE(3)Week 4: ProjectRobot KinematicsWeek 5: Kinematic chains, forward kinematics,Week 6: Inverse kinematicsWeek 7: Parallel mechanismsWeek 8: ProjectKinematic Path PlanningWeek 9: Graph based methods, Dijkstra’s method, A*StarWeek 10: RRT, configuration space,Week 11: Artificial potential fieldsWeek 12: Project.

Robotics: Fundamentals

Cybersecurity Fundamentals. Financial Market Analysis. In this IMFx course you will learn, from hands-on demonstrations, how to price different types of bonds, how to calculate different measures of bond yields and how to compare them across different types of instruments.

Financial Market Analysis

You will become familiar with the term structure of interest rates, a key ingredient in establishing benchmark rates used to price securities in the markets and a valuable tool for monetary policy design and diagnosis. You’ll gain an understanding of the firm fundamentals that can explain why a stock price may go up or down, or why it might be higher for one company in comparison to another, you will be able to apply these fundamentals at the economy-wide level to analyze valuations of the stock market as a whole. Finally, you will gain insight into investors’ decisions. You’ll explore the main criteria that an investor uses to determine how to construct the best possible portfolio of risky assets.

So You Want to Become a Biomedical Engineer. Course Syllabus LESSON 1: Introduction Overview Course Structure LESSON 2: Biomedical Engineering Defined.

So You Want to Become a Biomedical Engineer

Fundamentals of Neuroscience Part 1: Electrical Properties of the Neuron. Fundamentals of Neuroscience is a three part course that explores the structure and function of the nervous system -- from the microscopic inner workings of a single nerve cell, to the staggering complexity of the brain, and beyond to the social interactions and societal dynamics that our brains make possible.

Fundamentals of Neuroscience Part 1: Electrical Properties of the Neuron

In this first module we’ll look at how individual neurons use electricity to transmit information. Learning From Data (Introductory Machine Learning) This introductory computer science course in machine learning will cover basic theory, algorithms, and applications.

Learning From Data (Introductory Machine Learning)

Machine learning is a key technology in Big Data, and in many financial, medical, commercial, and scientific applications. It enables computational systems to automatically learn how to perform a desired task based on information extracted from the data. Machine Learning for Data Science and Analytics. Principles of Machine Learning. Applied Machine Learning. Machine Learning. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Artificial Intelligence. Skip the MicroMasters Program Main Overview A series of credit-eligible courses recognized by industry.

Artificial Intelligence

Gain expertise in one of the most fascinating and fastest growing areas of computer science through an innovative online program that covers fascinating and compelling topics in the field of Artificial Intelligence and its applications. This MicroMasters Program from Columbia University will give you a rigorous, advanced, professional, graduate-level foundation in Artificial Intelligence. The program represents 25% of the coursework toward a Masters degree in Computer Science at Columbia. See more about Artificial Intelligence Hide Job Outlook Though Artificial Intelligence is one of the fastest-growing areas for high-tech professionals, there are too few qualified engineers, according to a recent Kiplinger report.

Real Career Impact. Intro to Artificial Intelligence Course and Training Online. Advanced Software Construction in Java. Software Construction in Java. Foundations of Data Structures. This is an Archived Course EdX keeps courses open for enrollment after they end to allow learners to explore content and continue learning.

Foundations of Data Structures

All features and materials may not be all available. Check back often to see when new course start dates are announced. JavaScript, HTML and CSS Web Development. This is an Archived Course EdX keeps courses open for enrollment after they end to allow learners to explore content and continue learning. All features and materials may not be all available. Advanced CSS Concepts. HTML5 Introduction. Using Python for Research. Introduction to R for Data Science. Course Syllabus Section 1: Introduction to Basics Take your first steps with R. Discover the basic data types in R and assign your first variable. Section 2: Vectors Analyze gambling behaviour using vectors. Create, name and select elements from vectors. Statistics and R. Introduction to Linux. Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families.

Linux powers 94% of the world’s supercomputers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and a billion Android devices. In short, Linux is everywhere. Professional Android Developer. Java Fundamentals for Android Development. Developing Intelligent Apps. Mobile Application Experiences. How do you design a mobile app that truly changes people's lives? How can you understand how a new service is being used, both quantitatively and qualitatively? How can you use all of the rich sensing and I/O capabilities of mobile devices to create experiences that go far beyond what's possible on a traditional computer? Mobile devices are changing the ways that we interact with each other and information in the world. Linear Algebra - Foundations to Frontiers. Linear Algebra: Foundations to Frontiers (LAFF) is packed full of challenging, rewarding material that is essential for mathematicians, engineers, scientists, and anyone working with large datasets.

Advanced Stochastic Processes. Computational Probability and Inference. Entrepreneurship 103: Show Me The Money. Entrepreneurial Opportunities. Becoming an Entrepreneur. Personal Finance, Part 1: Investing in Yourself. Ready to take control of your finances? Whether you are saving for a house or retirement, struggling with your taxes, or wondering if you should invest in education/training, stocks or bonds, there are many questions when it comes to personal finances.

There are many benefits, both long and short term, to learning the keys of financial planning and becoming a financially savvy consumer. Finance Essentials for MBA Success. Entrepreneurship 101: Who is Your Customer? Science & Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science (part 1) Science & Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science (part 2) Nutrition and Health Part 1: Macronutrients and Overnutrition. Nutrition and Health Part 2: Micronutrients and Malnutrition. Introduction to Health and Wellness. The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths.