Coursera, Google offer cloud training courses

New Delhi: US-based edu-tech company Coursera on Monday announced a collaboration with Google to offer ‘Google Cloud Training’ courses on its platform.

Developed and taught by Google experts, these courses will be available on-demand for any current or aspiring IT professionals and data engineers.

“Our mission is to enable anyone, anywhere to transform their life through access to the world’s best learning experience. Cloud computing is one of the most in-demand career paths today and we are honoured to collaborate with Google to offer the latest cloud courses online,” Leah Belsky, Vice President of Global Enterprise Development at Coursera, said in a statement.

Coursera will launch the first course in the data engineering on Google cloud specialisation titled “Big Data and Machine Learning” this week.

This course will be the first in a five-course specialisation. More foundational, intermediate and advanced courses in infrastructure, machine learning, analytics and application development are planned for launch soon, the company said.