eCornell Courses

Humentum (Lingos) has partnered with eCornell to provide IFPRI staff members with access to a variety of subsidized award-winning courses and certificates from eCornell. These online courses are authored by renowned Cornell University faculty and come from top-rated Cornell university programs with proven curricula.

eCornell online courses include a wide variety of subjects, including data science, finance and business performance, leadership and strategic management, project leadership and system design, and technology. Each course is usually offered during a pre-determined two-week time frame and consists of different elements such as pre-recorded videos, case studies, and tools. Click here to view the list of available courses and certificates.


1) Go to the eCornell/Humentum website  and select the course you would like to take.

2) Select the program title you are interested in and the start date, create your student profile, and pay for the course to complete the enrollment. The cost fee of each course is $55.

Staff members may use the staff development fund to cover the registration fee. To apply for the staff development fund to cover the course fee, please review and follow the procedures indicated in the professional development policy  before registering for the course.

Click here to review the  instructions on how to register for courses.

Click here to review the Frequently Asked Questions on eCornell courses.


Data Science: Creating and Sharing Interactive Data Models, Modeling Uncertainty and Risk, Using Predictive Data Analysis.

Leadership and Strategic Management: Becoming a Powerful Leader, Building Great Teams, Coaching Skills for Leaders, Diversity and Cross-Cultural Teams, Leading Across Cultures, Women in Leadership.

Finance and Business Performance: Assessing Nonprofits using Financial Statements and Ratios, Determining appropriate budgeting, debt financing, and cash flow; Strategically Governing the Organization, Understanding Financial Statements.

Project Leadership and System Design: Identifying and Evaluating Risk, Leading Project Teams, Managing Conflict on Project Teams, Monitoring and Controlling Projects, Planning and Managing Resources, Turning Groups into Teams.