Though the New Year has passed, many people are still focused on professional development and gaining the skills needed to thrive in the workforce in 2021. According to The Future of Jobs Report from the World Economic Forum (WEF), technology skills will be in high demand across industries. In particular, skills related to data, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing will be sought-after in the years to come, along with business and soft skills such as analytical thinking and creativity. With this in mind, Coursera has curated a list of courses to help learners stay professionally competitive in 2021 and beyond.

10 Courses to Take in 2021

  1. AI for Everyone from DeepLearning.AI
  2. Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Ethics from UC Davis
  3. Creative Problem Solving from the University of Minnesota
  4. Data-Driven Decision Making from PwC
  5. How to Manage a Remote Team from GitLab
  6. Introduction to Cloud Computing from IBM
  7. Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python) from the University of Michigan
  8. Viral Marketing and How to Craft Contagious Content from the University of Pennsylvania
  9. Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity from UC Irvine
  10. Learning How to Learn from UC San Diego and McMaster University
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