Google teams up with Coursera to help boost your cloud skills

If you’ve been looking to improve your cloud computing skills, you’re in luck because Coursera has announced that more than 500 cloud-focused projects from Google Cloud are now available on its online course site.

At a time when business leaders have prioritized cloud computing, organizations are eager to find talent with the right cloud skills in a number of different roles and departments to fill a variety of positions.

These new Google Cloud projects on Coursera aim to provide employees looking to boost their resumes and job seekers with new cloud skills in a flexible and compact format. These beginner-to-advanced projects can be completed in 30 minutes to a few hours and feature expert-led, hands-on instruction using real cloud production tools and access to other Google Cloud projects.

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Hands-on learning projects

While all new Google Cloud projects on Coursera are included in the platform’s business, campus, and government plans as well as with a Coursera Plus subscription, they can also be purchased individually for just $0.999 each.

The projects themselves cover a range of cloud-related topics, from getting started with Cloud Shell and gcloud to predicting baby weight with TensorFlow. After completing a project, learners receive a certificate that can be shared with their current employer or on LinkedIn.

To help those looking to improve their cloud skills, Google Cloud is offering one month free access to its content and projects on Coursera to 30,000 learners and you can go here to claim free access.

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Director of Learning Portfolio and Partnerships at Google Cloud Learning Services, Chris Pirie provided additional information about the company’s new plans on Coursera in a press release, saying:

“We are excited to extend our partnership and offer Coursera learners access to Google Cloud’s library of hands-on learning projects. Making hundreds of our self-paced labs available on Coursera, alongside Our ever-growing course catalog is part of Google Cloud’s long-term commitment to equipping the next generation of cloud professionals and business leaders with the skills and knowledge needed for the future of work. ”

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