Last updated: April 4, 2016 6:29 pm

Mooc Tracker

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A round-up of free online business and management courses currently offered on Mooc platforms

Massive open online courses – or Moocs – are web-based classes that offer students self-paced learning in their subject of choice. Recently-listed free courses, on aspects of business, in our interactive directory include:

- A/B Testing - Challenging Wealth and Income Inequality
- Circular Economy: An Introduction - Communicating Strategically
- Data Visualization and D3.js - Data Wrangling with MongoDB
- Energy Within Environmental Constraints - Graph Analytics for Big Data
- Hadoop Platform and Application Framework - How to Finance and Grow Your Startup – Without VC
- How to Succeed at: Interviews - How to Succeed at: Writing Applications
- IMAGE | ABILITY - Visualizing the Unimaginable - Implementing Predictive Solutions with Spark in Azure HDInsight
- Intro to Hadoop and MapReduce - Intro to Machine Learning
- Intro to the Design of Everyday Things - Introduction to Big Data Analytics
- Leaders of Learning - Learn to Code for Data Analysis
- Machine Learning: Unsupervised Learning - Machine Learning With Big Data
- Macroeconomic Forecasting - Making Sense of Climate Science Denial
- Model Building and Validation - Networks, Crowds and Markets
- Pricing Options with Mathematical Models - Programming in R for Data Science
- Real-Time Analytics with Apache Storm - The Business of Film
- The e-waste challenge - Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy

Although Moocs are non-degree programmes, the content of many of these courses is often similar to that of a university-level programme. Some Mooc platforms, including Coursera and edX, partner with top universities to offer courses.

Read instructions on how to use this directory. Please email forthcoming free business-related Moocs to

Instructions on how to use this directory. Search for courses by adding keywords into the “Filter” field, for example, marketing.

You can sort the table by clicking on the column headings such as “Subject”, “Course name”, “School/ Organisation”, “Start date”, “Duration in weeks”, “Platform” and “Certificate”.

To view a course description, click on the “i” button on the right. To go to the course website, click on the name of the Mooc.

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