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Jan 26

Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management
Learn about the impact of infectious disease on sustainable animal-based food production by understanding the science of growth, immunity, and infection and by learning the problem-solving skills needed to advance animal health and food production through optimal management practices.

Jan 27

Storytelling for Change
Connect with and inspire your audience! Acumen and The Ariel Group have created this hands-on 6 week course to help you develop your practical skills as a storyteller. Whether you work in an office, making presentations in the boardroom, as a teacher with 30 to 300 students, interacting with customers, or one-on-one with individuals, using the elements of story bring you closer to your audience.

CONTAR HISTORIAS PARA EL CAMBIO
Quiere ser un comunicador efectivo? El curso 'CONTAR HISTORIAS PARA EL CAMBIO' le permitirá aprender a comunicar un mensaje más poderoso y memorable.

Jan 29

Growing Prosperity: Developing Repeatable Models® to Scale the Adoption of Agriculture Innovations
How can social enterprises find new, effective ways to profitably serve hard-to-reach customers at scale? This 2 hour course digs into the findings revealed in Growing Prosperity, a new report by Acumen and Bain & Company. Based on extensive research conducted in five countries across South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, including interviews with more than 300 smallholder farmers, Growing Prosperity proposes how these companies can give poor customers much-needed access to the right products ...

Feb 02

Agriculture, Economics and Nature
The development of agriculture is what got human beings started on the long trip from hunter-gatherers to modern civilisation. Agriculture remains an economically important industry in both developed and developing countries. This course is about agriculture, including agricultural production and the interaction between agriculture and the environment. We will look at these issues from a general perspective, and from an economic perspective. You will see that the economic perspective can ...

Adaptive Leadership: Mobilizing for Change
Are you a leader going through a tumultuous time and looking for guidance? Developed by Acumen and CLA, the Adaptive Leadership course is designed to help individuals and organizations identify and tackle systemic change through a process of confronting the status quo and identifying technical and adaptive challenges.

VLSI CAD: Logic to Layout
A modern VLSI chip has a zillion parts -- logic, control, memory, interconnect, etc. How do we design these complex chips? Answer: CAD software tools. Learn how to build these tools in this class.

Global Postharvest Loss Prevention: Fundamentals, Technologies, and Actors
This course provides an overview of the issue of postharvest loss of grains by exploring essential physical, technical, and social dimensions of postharvest supply chains and loss prevention methods globally.

Feb 03

Programmation sur iPhone et iPad (partie I)
Ce MOOC de 6 semaines est le premier d'une série de deux MOOCs consacrés à la programmation sur iPhone et iPad. Il se concentre sur le développement d'applications «mono-vues» et présente en détail les principes d'une interaction réussie de vos applications avec ses utilisateurs. Nous avons également décidé de prendre en compte les dernières nouveautés introduites dans iOS. Ainsi, ce MOOC fera la part égale entre Objective-C, le langage «traditionnel» de dé...

Feb 04

Networking for Change Makers
In this 2.5 hour course run by +Acumen and the Center for Creative Leadership, you’ll learn how to build deep, diverse and open networks that enable you to have outsize influence. You’ll complete interactive diagnostic activities that will help you and your team unearth the social capital & relationships that you bring to the table. You’ll be exposed to new data visualization tools for mapping your network and learn about 5 network traps to avoid.

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