Enroll Now in One of WVU’s Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

West Virginia University invites you to enroll in one our free massively open online courses (MOOCs). The links below will take you to Coursera where you can easily register for one of these courses.

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New World, New Map: GPS for Today’s Music Industry. Begins October 15, 2014

This course provides an engaging and methodical insight into the past and present cultural and commercial music industry developments, directions, and trends. It will equip the students with the knowledge and skills necessary to appreciate, understand and more productively participate in today’s music industry field.

The course entails 5 weeks of study, approximately 3-5 hours per week. The instructor is Darko Velichkovski, coordinator of the Music Industry program at the College of Creative Arts.

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Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination. Begins November 3, 2014

Fraud is prevalent around the world, having a significant impact on the global economy. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) 2014 Report to the Nations projects that in 2013, worldwide fraud approached $3.7 trillion, or as much as 5% of the productive economy. Thousands of businesses are victimized by fraud. In this course students will learn who, why and how people commit fraud along with the skills for catching them.

The course is 5 weeks long with an expected 3-5 hours of work per week. The course is taught by two professors from the College of Business and Economics - Dr. Richard Riley, Louis F. Tanner Distinguished Professor of Public Accounting and Dr. Richard Dull, Associate Professor of Accounting - along with John Gill, J.D. & CFE, Vice President-Education of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.