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Art of Africa

Art history

. Course Length: 3 hours estimated

Brought to you by Smarthistory. Discover the diverse arts of Africa from select cultures and time periods on the world’s second largest continent.This course contains 6 segments

Offered through Khan Academy


Industrial Policy in the 21st Century: The Challenge for Africa

Cost $49 · . Course Length: 12 hours estimated

According to The World Bank, Africa’s working-age population is expected to increase by nearly 70% by 2035. Without industrialization to create jobs, it will be difficult to achieve sustainable development. While manufacturing led to rapid industrialization in...

Offered through edX | and created by SDGAcademyX, SDG Academy | Taught by John Page


Climate Adaptation in Africa

Rated 4.7★ stars based on | 7 ratings · . Cost $39 · . Course Length: 24 hours estimated

This course explores why climate change adaptation is important in the African context. Africa is considered one to be one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change. Historically, climate-related hazards such as drought, flooding, pest and disease...

Offered through Coursera | and created by University of Cape Town | Taught by Mark New


Urban Health in Crisis: Response from Sub-Saharan Africa

Cost $139 · . Course Length: 12 hours estimated

Since the 1950’s, rapid urbanization has been one of the most consequential worldwide trends to impact societies. Over 50% of the world’s population now live in urban areas. Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing the fastest rate of urban growth in the world and is...

Offered through edX | Taught by Robert Kaba Alhassan, Martin Ayanore, Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe and others


African development – from the past to the present

Cost $49 · . Course Length: 24 hours estimated

African development – from the past to the present -- offers a unique economic history perspective on Africa's development. Over a period of five weeks, the course covers a logical account of historical events and decisions that have shaped the current...

Offered through Coursera | and created by Lund University | Taught by Ellen Hillbom


Results-Based Project Management: Monitoring and Evaluation

Rated 4.6★ stars based on | 21 ratings · . Cost $199 · . Course Length: 24 hours estimated

In this course, you will learn the basics of results-based project management. After an introduction to the results framework and its associated performance indicators, you will learn how monitoring systems and evaluations provide a crucial source of evidence for...

Offered through edX | and created by Wits University, WitsX | Taught by Kieron Crawley Bsc, M Des (RCA), DIC, MM, Kieron Crawley, Candice Morkel and others



Conservation & Protected Areas Management in Africa

Cost $50 · . Course Length: 39 hours estimated

This MOOC is about areas that are dedicated to protecting nature - “protected areas.” The coursework explores how they work and why they are so important in maintaining the health of the environment in our fast-developing world; particularly in Africa....

Offered through edX | and created by EPFLx | Taught by Geoffroy Mauvais


Financing Infrastructure in African Cities

Rated 4.8★ stars based on | 7 ratings · . Cost $49 · . Course Length: 24 hours estimated

The world is urbanizing fast. In less than a century more than 1 billion people have been urbanized. That translates into the fact that more than half of the world’s population is already living in cities. Experts forecast that very soon Africa will become one of...

Offered through Coursera | and created by United Cities and Local Governments of Africa, African Local Government Academy, Erasmus University Rotterdam , and others | Taught by Somesh Sharma, Jaap Spronk, Meine Pieter van Dijk and others


African cities : An Introduction to Urban Planning

Cost $49 · . Course Length: 71 hours estimated

This course teached the basics of urban planning in Africa through technical, environmental, social and economical dimensions. It focuses on African cities only. Although, they exemplify well cities in the Global South, and potentially all cities, we will make...

Offered through Coursera | and created by École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne | Taught by Jérôme Chenal, Rémi Jaligot


Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law

Cost $75 · . Course Length: 80 hours estimated

Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law uses a problem-based approach to examine a global view of anti-discrimination law, comparing US, European, and other national, regional and international legal systems, including those of India, Brazil and South...

Offered through edX | and created by StanfordOnline | Taught by Richard Thompson Ford, David B. Oppenheimer


Economics of Transition and Emerging Markets

Rated 3.6★ stars based on | 16 ratings · . Cost $49 · . Course Length: 28 hours estimated

The course analyzes challenges faced by transition and emerging-market economies, i.e., those middle- and low-income countries, which have conducted market-oriented economic reforms and become integrated into the global economy since 1990s. It starts from a...

Offered through Coursera | and created by Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, HSE University | Taught by Marek Dabrowski


Global Muckraking: Investigative Journalism and Global Media

Rated 5.0★ stars based on | 1 ratings · . Cost $49 · . Course Length: 20 hours estimated

Using examples of investigative and crusading journalism from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe, this course will help you understand how raising public awareness can create political and social change. This course is a fast-paced introduction to global...

Offered through edX | and created by Columbia University, ColumbiaX | Taught by Anya Schiffrin


Outbreaks and Epidemics

Epidemiology in Public Health Practice

Cost $49 · . Course Length: 11 hours estimated

Professional epidemiologists are often called on to investigate outbreaks and epidemics. This course serves as an introduction to the essentials of investigation, identifying pathogens, figuring out what's going on, reporting, and responding. You'll learn how to...

Offered through Coursera | and created by Johns Hopkins University | Taught by Justin Lessler, PhD, Justin Lessler, PhD, MS


Current events in health and medicine

Health and medicine

. Course Length: 1 hours estimated

The discovery of penicillin, the first true antibiotic, by Alexander Fleming in 1928 marked the beginning of a medical revolution. The history of vaccines, however, goes all the way back to the 1100’s. Learn more about some of the current issues in health and...

Offered through Khan Academy


ARCHES (At Risk Cultural Heritage Education Series)

Special topics in art history

. Course Length: 5 hours estimated

This course contains 11 segments:A beginner's guideWhose art?The role of archaeologyThe role of archaeologyDestruction, trafficking, and protectionEndangered heritage: AfricaEndangered heritage: The AmericasEndangered heritage: Europe and West AsiaEndangered...

Offered through Khan Academy


Leveraging Urban Mobility Disruptions to Create Better Cities

Cost $99 · . Course Length: 40 hours estimated

Over the next 8 sessions, we will explore a wide variety of topics that relate to emerging new mobility systems and learn how new mobility can be leveraged to address and increase equity, health, and improve accessibility. The course material is designed to have a...

Offered through edX | and created by MITx, Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Taught by Chris Zegras, Ph.D., Robin Chase, M.S., Natalia Barbour, Ph.D and others


The British Museum

Arts & humanities partners

. Course Length: 3 hours estimated

The British Museum was founded in 1753, the first national public museum in the world. When the doors opened to the public in 1759, each day about 75 people made their way round. In 2013, annual visits rose to 6.7 million. Through Khan Academy, you can explore...

Offered through Khan Academy


Financial Regulation in Emerging Markets and the Rise of Fintech Companies

Fintech Startups in Emerging Markets

Rated 4.6★ stars based on | 13 ratings · . Cost $39 · . Course Length: 12 hours estimated

This course gives an overview of the changing regulatory environment since the 1997 Asian and 2008 global financial crisis. Following these two major crises, governments around the globe enacted a set of far-reaching new financial regulations that are aimed...

Offered through Coursera | and created by University of Cape Town | Taught by Co-Pierre Georg


From Climate Science to Action

Rated 4.7★ stars based on | 82 ratings · . Cost $5 · . Course Length: 20 hours estimated

Each part of the world faces specific vulnerabilities to climate change and has different opportunities to mitigate the effects and build resilience in the 21st century. With the ratification of the Paris Agreement, many countries have acceded to act in combatting...

Offered through Coursera | and created by The World Bank Group | Taught by Kavita Surana, Alan S. Miller, Claudia Barrera


Democracy and Development: Perspectives from Africa

Rated 5.0★ stars based on | 2 ratings · . Cost $49 · . Course Length: 31 hours estimated

On a continent once dominated by closed political systems, democratic political institutions have taken root in more than a dozen African countries over the past 20 years. In this course, you’ll learn about this remarkable experiment, and try to better understand...

Offered through edX | and created by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MITx | Taught by Evan Lieberman

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