Work Smarter with Crowdsourcing


Stanford School of Engineering

Work Smarter with Crowdsourcing


What if your organization could quickly and inexpensively tap into the ideas of millions of people around the world? How might their insights help you solve problems and generate new ideas? Crowdsourcing enables you to collect large amounts of data, gather feedback, collaborate, and distribute work without expanding your current infrastructure.

In this course, you’ll learn how you can utilize online communities and capture vast amounts of data to help solve your organization’s challenges.

What you will learn

  • The benefits and best practices of crowdsourcing
  • The challenges and ethical consideration of social collaboration
  • To select and operate a crowdsourcing platform

Continuing Education Units

By completing this course, you’ll earn 0.5 Continuing Education Unit (CEU). CEUs cannot be applied toward any Stanford degree. CEU transferability is subject to the receiving institution’s policies.


  • $695 per course


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Instructors: Michael Bernstein
Delivery Option:
Online Course $695.00

Course Access:  
60-day access to the online course starts upon payment.

Course Materials: 
Course materials are available for download from the online videos page to allow for printing and review.

Final Exam: 
Online participants are asked to complete a final exam at the end of each course to maintain the integrity of the program. A digital record of completion will be emailed to participants when they pass the exam.

Course Evaluation: 
Participants are required to complete the course evaluation once they have passed the final exam.

This course may not currently be available to learners in some states and territories.