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Massive open online courses at KTH

Are you interested in sustainability, artificial intelligence or digital transformation and how it can develop your business? KTH offers several MOOCs (Massive open online courses), which you can complete in just a few hours - completely free of charge.

Take an online course at KTH

Our MOOCs are open and free for anyone interested to register for, to develop your career or simply learn something new. You don't need any prior knowledge or qualifications to take a course. Take the courses at your own pace - you can start and stop whenever you want. These courses do not give any higher education credits.

KTH also offers many longer courses for professionals

Don't miss our wide range of longer, credit-bearing freestanding courses for further education and skill development in many different subjects such as programming, leadership and cyber security. Courses are offered both remotely and on-site and start regularly throughout the year.

Freestanding courses for professional engineers

KTH's current offer of online courses

Introduction to Sustainable Development 

In this course package you will get a basic introduction to the concept of sustainable development. Among other things, we will discuss:

  • The three pillars of sustainability (economic, social and ecological sustainability)
  • Planetary boundaries
  • Resource management 

You will also learn about key competences for sustainability such as systems thinking and values thinking, and get an overview of the basic mechanisms of Earth’s climate and climate change.

  • 100% online
  • Cost-free course
  • Approx. 10 hours to complete the course
  • Study at your own pace with flexible deadlines
  • Beginner level
  • Language: English

Enroll for free

Enforcing Sustainable Development

In this course, you will gain insight into how individuals, organisations and societies approach sustainability challenges in different ways. You will learn:

  • To identify and prioritize solutions based on different perspectives
  • About how the values, attitudes and behaviours for sustainable development are connected
  • About different environmental management tools
  • How to implement organizational learning, incentives and instruments to change behaviours for sustainable development
  • Concepts used in the current sustainability debate
  • 100% online
  • Cost-free course
  • Approx. 10 hours to complete the course
  • Study at your own pace with flexible deadlines
  • Beginner level
  • Language: English

Enroll for free

Under the Hood of Machine Learning 

During this course, you will learn the basics of AI, machine learning and Neural Networks. You will learn about important concepts such as Gradient Descent, Backpropagation and Activation Functions. Common metrics are presented as well as problems such as overfitting and underfitting. Among other topics, we go in-depth on:

  • What are Neural Networks and how are they trained?
  • How do Neural Networks analyze images and text?
  • How important is data?
  • 100% online
  • Cost-free course
  • Approx. 4 hours to complete the course
  • Study at your own pace with flexible deadlines
  • Beginner level
  • Language: English

Enroll for free

Business Implications of AI

Today's ever-growing AI technology offers many different business opportunities. However, starting an AI project and maximizing the balance between business impact and resources is still a challenging task, requiring a thorough understanding of what AI can and cannot do for your business.

This course will give you an introduction to:

  • What you can use artificial intelligence for
  • How you as a business leader should approach AI from a business strategy perspective
  • What key strategic decisions you need to make upfront
  • What skills you need to succeed
  • How you should start and proceed with different steps of your project
  • 100% online
  • Cost-free course
  • Work at your own pace with flexible deadlines
  • Beginner level
  • Language: English
  • The course was developed in collaboration with EIT Digital

Short course: approx. 2 hours to complete

Enroll for the short course

Full course: approx. 6 hours to complete

Enroll for the full course

Impact from digital transformation 

During this course you will learn what to do when digital transformation is rapidly changing your work life. You will learn how to manage the disruptive process that often occurs due to digitalization and how the new business landscape evolves as a consequence.

This course gives you an introduction to:

  • New business opportunities and the need for reorganization
  • The impact of digitalization on customers and on external and internal processes
  • Digital trends changing value creation for your customers
  • How to master strategies, methods and approaches for you and your business when tackling digital transformation
  • Sorting mechanisms for better prioritization
  • 100% online
  • Cost-free course
  • Work at your own pace with flexible deadlines
  • Beginner level
  • Language: English
  • The course was developed in collaboration with EIT Digital

Short course: approx. 2 hours to complete

Enroll for the short course

Full course: approx. 7 hours to complete

Enroll for the full course

Do you have any questions?

Email us at info@kth.se  if you have any questions or need guidance with your education.