Essential MOOC Courses for Inventors

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web.


Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society.
Combine fundamental concepts with hands-on design challenges to become a better designer.

Programming for Everybody.
This course aims to teach everyone to learn the basics of programming computers. The course has no pre-requisites and avoids all but the simplest mathematics. Anyone with moderate computer experience should be able to master the materials in this course.


Entrepreneurship 101: Who is your customer?.
You have an idea for a product, but do you know who will want to buy it?

Cyber-Physical Systems.
Introduces students to the design and analysis of computational systems that are integrated with physical processes.

Embedded Systems - Shape The World.
Build real-world embedded solutions using a bottom-up approach from simple to complex in this hands-on, lab-based course.

Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python
Is an introduction to computer science as a tool to solve real-world analytical problems.


How to Build a Startup. The Lean LaunchPad.
Learn the key steps to build a successful startup using the Customer Development process where entrepreneurs "get out of the building" to gather and iterate on feedback.

Intro to the Design of Everyday Things. Design Fundamentals.
This course will provide you with the insight to start recognizing the role of design in today’s world, and to start making better design decisions in your own life.

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