Free Online Platform Aims to Help New Yorkers Learn New Job Skills, Advance Careers
The new program aims at not only providing those struggling with employment during the current public health crisis, but looks toward "building back a strong economy," according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo
- New York launched a new online training platform Tuesday aimed at helping unemployed and underemployed New Yorkers during the ongoing pandemic to learn new skills, earn certificates, and advance their careers all for free.
- The new program aims at not only providing those struggling with employment during the current public health crisis, but looks toward "building back a strong economy," according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
- The state will also partner with New York-based businesses to encourage their employees to utilize this free learning opportunity.
The course offerings are provided through a partnership between the New York State Department of Labor and the online learning platform Coursera. Courses, programs, and professional certificates available through Coursera include:
- How to Manage a Remote Team
- Business Writing
- Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design and Manufacturing Machine Learning
- Motors and Motor Control Circuits
- Generative Design for Additive Manufacturing
- Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects
- Marketing in a Digital World
- Supply Chain Operations
- Data Science Specialization
- Project Management
- Google IT Support Professional Certificate
- The Business of Health Care Specialization
- Medical Neuroscience
- Financial Markets
- Facebook Social Media Marketing
- Introduction to Game Development
- The Art of Negotiation
- Introduction to HTML5
- Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset: First Step Towards Success
- Introduction to iOS App Development
The full course catalog can be viewed here.