To Boost Employability, UNILAG Rolls Out Coursera Courses at No Cost to Students

As part of efforts to equip students with future-ready skills, up-to-date knowledge, and relevant certifications to improve their employability, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Management has obtained licenses for trainings on Coursera that students can take free of charge (FOC).

The proposed Coursera courses for UNILAG undergraduates are:

1.         ASU TESOL Professional

2.         Cloud Archictecture with Google Cloud

3.         Cloud Engineering with Google Cloud

4.         Computational Thinking for Problem-Solving

5.         Creative Problem Solving

6.         Critical Thinking Skills for the Professional

7.         Collaborative Foresight: How to Game the Future

8.         Communication in the 21st Century Workplace

9.         Developing Innovative Ideas for Product Leaders

10.       Digital Strategy and Business Opportunity

11.       Digital Channel Planning and E-Commerce Strategy

12.       Digital Leadership and Digital Strategy Execution

13.       Developing Innovative Ideas for Product Leaders

14.       Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

15.       Emotional Intelligence: Cultivating Immensely Human Interactions

16.       Forecasting Skills: See the Future Before it Happens

17.       Facebook Social Media Marketing

18.       From Excel to Power BI

19.       Google Project Manager

20.       Google UX Designer

21.       Google Data Analyst (R)

22.       Google IT Automation (Python)

23.       Google IT support

24.       High-Impact Business Writing

25.       Introduction to Futures Thinking

26.       Initiating and Planning Projects

27.       IBM Data Science

28.       IBM AI Engineering

29.       IBM Cybersecurity Analyst

30.       IBM Customer Engagement Specialist

31.       IBM Machine Learning

32.       IBM Data Analyst (Python)

33.       Project Management: The Basics for Success

34.       Ready, Set, Future!

35.       Salesforce Sales Dev. Rep.

36.       Statistical Software Suite (SAS) Programmer

37.       Statistical Software Suite (SAS) Visual Business Analytics

38.       Solving Problems with Creative and Critical Thinking

39.       Simulation Skills: This is Your Brain on the Future

40.       The Art of Negotiation

41.       UCI Project Management Professional (PMP)

For registration and selection of preferred courses, students are invited to visit this page with their UNILAG email account. Students without UNILAG email accounts and those with issues with their UNILAG email accounts are advised to contact CITS via

Please note that the duration allowed for participation is four (4) weeks.

The Free Coursera Courses for Students Project is being sponsored by the African Engineering and Technology Network (AFRETEC), with funding from the MasterCard Foundation. AFRETEC is a conglomerate of six (6) African universities working to promote inclusive digital transformation in Africa. It comprises: University of Lagos, Nigeria; American University, Cairo, Egypt; University of Nairobi, Kenya; University of Rwanda, Kigali; and Carnegie Mellon University, Kigali.

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