Do what thousands of Minnesotans have done...sign up for Coursera!

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Do what thousands of Minnesotans have done…sign up for Coursera!

Deadline to sign up is December 31, 2020!

Here's what some fellow Minnesotans have said about what they learned on Coursera…and how they are applying that to their personal and professional lives:

"I learned the information I needed to perform better in my profession." - Minnesotan who took Engineering Project Management: Risk, Quality, Teams, and Procurement and rated it 5 Stars

"Great course! Gave me enough content to move forward and am considering taking the next class in the series." - Minnesotan who took Introduction to HTML5 and rated it 5 Stars           

"Excellent training. I learned a lot and hope it will be useful for my job search." - Minnesotan who took Excel Skills for Business: Essentials and rated it 5 Stars

"This course is just spot on! From managers barely hanging on by a thread to those simply looking to make their team the best they can be - you need to take this course!" - Minnesotan who took Setting Expectations & Assessing Performance Issues and rated it 5 Stars         

"Exceptional tools and online platform to test your understanding. Very comprehensive yet approachable content." - Minnesotan who took Python Basics and rated it 5 Stars        

Find out what so many Minnesotans are raving about – and boost your marketable skills for free by taking a course (or courses) at no cost to you through Coursera. But you need to act fast!

Upcoming deadlines

  • December 31, 2020: Last day to join DEED's program on Coursera. Fill out the form at and follow the invitation link that is emailed to you by this date.
  • January 31, 2021: Last day to enroll in courses you'd like to take by the end of March.
  • March 31, 2021: Last day to complete any courses you are enrolled in.

No matter your line of work, or if you are an employer or an employee, there is so much to learn on Coursera. Coursera offers 5,075 courses and guided projects from over 200 top businesses and universities, including more than 60 courses from the University of Minnesota, that Minnesotans can take for free. You earn certificates for completing courses, and depending on your college or university's credit for prior learning policies, you may be able to use them for college credit.

Find out more and sign up for Coursera at

Feel free to forward this email to other Minnesotans you know! Any Minnesotan can sign up for Coursera for free during this initiative!

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