FREE Courses by the Harvard University you should do in 2023.
These courses will teach you everything about: Business Public Policy Technology Entrepreneurship Leadership Career and Communication.
1- Negotiating Salary
In this free 15-minute Harvard Business School (H BS) Online lesson you will learn how to be a more effective negotiator and improve your bargaining skills through a deal between former professional hockey player Derek and the World Hockey Association.
2- Public Policy: Social Economic and Foreign Policies
Public policy puts laws into action. The executive branch directs the combined activities of the federal government to address a multitude of problems from the environment to the economy. The policies of the United States affect social issues economic growth taxes regulation and foreign affairs. This course will take a broad view of public policy in America but will use specific examples such as the 2008 economic downturn and climate change to illustrate the wide-ranging effects of those policies.
3- Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies
This business and management course taught by Harvard Business School professor Tarun Khanna takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and solving complex social problems. You will learn about prior attempts to address these problems identify points of opportunity for smart entrepreneurial efforts and propose and develop your own creative solutions.
4 - CS 50: Introduction to Computer Science
5-Cs50 Introduction to Programming with Scratch
An introduction to programming using Scratch a visual programming language via which aspiring programmers can write code by dragging and dropping graphical blocks (that resemble puzzle pieces) instead of typing out text. Used at the start of Harvard College introductory course in computer science CS 50 Scratch was designed at MIT Media Lab empowering students with no prior programming experience to design their own animations games interactive art and stories. Using Scratch this course introduces students to fundamentals of programming found not only in Scratch itself but in traditional text-based languages (like Java and Python) as well. Topics include: functions which are instructions that perform tasks return values which are results that functions provide conditions via which programs can decide whether or not to perform some action loops via which programs can take action again and again variables via which programs can remember information and more. Ultimately this course prepares students for subsequent courses in programming.
6- Systematic Approaches to Policy Design by Harvard Kennedy School
This course will help senior officials make greater use of data and evidence in their everyday decision-making. This unit presents a few over-arching frameworks that are helpful in approaching complicated decisions. You will learn how to organize your thinking how to break a problem down into parts and how to figure out where evidence can be most useful in making a decision.
7- Pricing Strategy
In this free 15-minute Harvard Business School (HBS) Online lesson you will learn the principles underlying pricing strategy through the example of event ticket reseller Ace Ticket.
8- Identifying Competitive Risk
In this free 30-minute Harvard Business School (HSB) Online lesson you will learn how to identify sources of competitive risk and examine how they impact strategy through the example of Quiet Logistics a company that provides order fulfillment to e-commerce retailers.
9- Designing Organizational Structure
In this free 30-minute lesson Harvard Business School (HBS) Online Professors Joshua and Anthony Mayo explore how organizational leaders can align people systems and structure and culture to deliver value through the examples of a medical device executive and grocery store CEO.
10- The Art of Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking
We are living in a contentious time in history. Fundamental disagreements on critical political issues make it essential to learn how to make an argument and analyze the arguments of others. This ability will help you engage in civil discourse and make effective changes in society. Even outside the political sphere conveying a convincing message can benefit you throughout your personal public and professional lives.
11- Understanding Customer Needs
In this free 15-minute Harvard Business School (HBS) Online lesson you will learn how to identify customer needs through Clayton Christensen famed Jobs to be Done theory and CVS Pharmacy Minute Clinic.
12- Investing in Private Equity
In this free two-part 40-minute Harvard Business School (HBS) Online lesson you will explore how private equity investing is evolving and different approaches for entering this growing alternative investment space through the example of Denmark largest private pension fund PFAPension.
13- Challenges in Higher Education
The Challenges in Higher Education webinar features a presentation from Harvard Kennedy School Dean Doug . This free webinar relates to concepts covered in the Our Crisis Leadership in Higher Education executive program. To gain more insights into how to prepare for and respond to crises more effectively as a higher education leader apply for the executive program today.
14- 4 P Model for Strategic Leadership
This 4-part podcast series focuses on the less obvious but no less important aspects of successful leadership with practical tips to apply immediately.
15- 5 principles for effective communication and how to implement them in your writing
The The Science of Corresponding with Busy People webinar features a presentation from Todd Rogers a behavioral scientist and professor of public policy professor Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). Learn more about his take on the five principles for effective communication and how to implement them in your writing. This free webinar is held in conjunction with the Behavioral Insights and Public Policy executive program from HKS.