AdelaideX Trending Courses: July-September 2017

As we move into the final quarter of 2017, we look back on our most popular courses from the past three months.

From analysing enrolment numbers, we have established our most popular learning outcomes involve becoming more organised, impressing dinner guests with wine knowledge and learning the art of data interpretation.

Here are our top three trending courses this past quarter:

1. Introduction to Project Management

Introduction to Project Management has consistently been one of our most popular courses since its initial release in February 2016. Project management skills are commonly called upon across all industries which explains the universal appeal of this course.

Many jobs now require some level of planning, an understanding of what and who is involved in a particular project, how long it should take and what it will cost. This course will give you the tools and confidence to manage, lead and communicate effectively throughout a project lifecycle. These are the skills that will impress your boss and set you up for future success.

What you will learn in this course:

  • Core knowledge and applied skills in project management
  • Essential communication skills to help you manage a project
  • An understanding of why today’s projects are more complex

Ready to learn how to manage your next project? Enrol in Introduction to Project Management now.


2. World of Wine: From Grape to Glass

World of Wine: From Grape to Glass is the perfect hobby course. We guarantee that after completing it you will be able to dazzle your friends with your wine knowledge.

This course will teach principles and practices of how grapes are grown and wine is made. You will learn to confidently describe wine appearance, aroma, flavour and taste. You’ll also gain an appreciation for how cutting-edge research is helping to secure the future sustainability of the global wine industry.

What you will learn in this course:

  • Evaluating and communicating the various sensory attributes of wine using formal descriptive language
  • Explaining the structure, growth and development of grapevines and objectives of different vineyard management practices
  • Contrasting the different winemaking techniques employed in the production of different styles of wine

Want to take your appreciation of wine to the next level? Enrol in World of Wine: From Grape to Glass today.  


3. Computational Thinking and Big Data

The Computational Thinking and Big Data course is part 2 of the Big Data MicroMasters program.

In today’s digital world, we generate copious amounts of data on a daily basis. This begs the questions: what can we do with this data? And how can we use it in a meaningful way?

The Computational Thinking and Big Data course will teach you the core concepts of computational thinking and how to collect, clean and consolidate large-scale datasets.

What you will learn in this course:

  • Understanding and apply advanced core computational thinking concepts to large-scale data sets
  • Using industry-level tools for data preparation and visualisation, such as R and Java
  • Applying methods for data preparation to large data sets
  • Understanding mathematical and statistical techniques for attracting information from large data sets and illuminating relationships between data sets

Ready to become a data wizard? Enrol in the Big Data MicroMasters program today.


Interested in seeing what other courses AdelaideX offer? Please review the course list here.

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