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University of California is offering FREE online course on Marketing Analytics

April 27, 2016 Leave a comment

mooc-logoUniversity of California is offering free online course on Marketing Analytics: Marketing Measurement Strategy. The course will equip applicant with the knowledge and skills necessary to immediately see practical benefits in the workplace.

In this 4 week marketing course, applicant will learn how to execute market sizing, identify market trends, and predict future conditions. The course will start on June 7, 2016.

Course At A Glance

Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 5-7 hours per week
Subject: Business & Management
Institution: University of California and edX
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes. Add a Verified Certificate for $99
Session: Course starts on June 7, 2016

Providers’ Details

Berkeley is offering MOOCs with edX to develop and foster adoption of Small Private Online Courses (SPOCs) on campuses around the world. SPOCs are designed to supplement and enhance the learning experience of on-campus students, while providing local faculty an opportunity for more interactive activities and more time for “high-touch” pedagogy.

This online platform edX provides online courses from the world’s best universities. edX can empower applicant to build innovative applications, services, and experiences.

About This Course

Begin your journey in a new career in marketing analytics. Learn about powerful strategies and methodology, starting with identifying market trends and metrics used to measure marketing success.

In this marketing course, applicant will learn how to execute market sizing, identify market trends, and predict future conditions.

This course is taught by Stephan Sorger who has held leadership roles in marketing and product development at companies such as Oracle, 3Com and NASA. He has also taught for over a decade at UC Berkeley Extension and is the author of two widely adopted marketing textbooks. This course will equip applicant with the knowledge and skills necessary to immediately see practical benefits in the workplace.

Analytics-based marketing is increasingly important in determining a company’s spending and ROI. Many entry-level positions in marketing now require some basic level of knowledge in this rapidly growing field.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

-How to identify market trends
-How to predict future conditions
-An understanding of metrics used to measure marketing success

Instructors

Stephan Sorger, M.B.A., M.S., PE, UC Berkeley Extension Honored Instructor, is a serial marketing executive, instructor and author.

Requirements

Familiarity with marketing and basic operations in Microsoft Excel preferred, but not required.

How To Join This Course

-Go to the course website link
-Create an edX account to SignUp
-Choose “Register Now” to get started.
-EdX offers honor code certificates of achievement, verified certificates of achievement, and XSeries certificates of achievement. Currently, verified certificates are only available in some courses.
-Once applicant sign up for a course and activate their account, click on the Log In button on the edx.org home page and type in their email address and edX password. This will take them to dashboard, with access to each of their active courses. (Before a course begins, it will be listed on their dashboard but will not yet have a “view course” option.)

Detailed Information

Cardiff University Studentship in Mathematics PhD degree programme

April 27, 2016 Leave a comment
Cardiff-C15---Environment-2Cardiff University is pleased to offer Studentship in Mathematics to undertake PhD degree programme. Studentship is awarded to students of any nationality.

The overarching aim of establishing the Cardiff University was to transform the public higher education to improve quality and efficiency of teaching and learning, creating a world-class higher learning institution.

Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. Its ambition is to be among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK.

Applicants should have, or expect to obtain, a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (2:1) or European equivalent and a Masters in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related discipline. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

Course Level: Studentship is awarded to undertake PhD degree programme.

Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in Mathematics: Homogenisation for degenerate nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

Scholarship Award: This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£14,057 p.a. for 2015/16, updated each year). One studentship is available.

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this studentship:
-Academic criteria: Applicants for a studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a Master Degree or MMath in Mathematics. A strong background in analysis is also required.
-Residency: This studentship is open to students of any nationality. Students classified as international for fee purposes have to self-fund the difference between home and international fees.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this studentship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants for a studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a Master Degree or MMath in Mathematics. A strong background in analysis is also required.

English language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

PhD Scholarships

Supporting Material: Applicants have to submit the following documents. Required documents are:
-Applicants should submit a CV & Covering Letter
-Academic References
-Academic Transcripts – where applicable, academic transcripts must be submitted with the online admissions application by the funding deadline.

How to Apply: Consideration is automatic on applying for PhD in Mathematics, with a start date of October 2016 via Cardiff University’s Online Application Service. In the research proposal section of application, please specify the project title and supervisors of this project and copy the project description in the text box provided. In the funding section, please select “I will be applying for a scholarship / grant” and specify that applicants are applying for advertised funding from School Funding.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 6 May 2016.

Scholarship Link

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