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Learn online with Harvard's VPAL

Harvard University’s Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (VPAL) offers faculty and students support and services to create highest-quality 21st century learning and research environment on campus, through online short courses, and beyond.

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An online education that sets you apart

Join over 70,000 working professionals from across the globe, who have already benefitted from the opportunity to:

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Earn a certificate from a world-class universityas powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to differentiate yourself and get recognised in the job market.

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience that constantly achieves unprecedented course completion rates.
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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies through a career-focused curriculum that achieves specific learning outcomes and skill gains.