As the weather turns colder, it's easy to just bundle up in front of a fire and browse the internet. A better option? Donning a sweater and logging in to an online course that can expand your knowledge and your horizons. Take a look at 11 of the most exciting virtual classes available from Coursera this month. With an exclusive 10 percent off your first course for Mental Floss visitors, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of these exciting learning opportunities.

1. Achieving Personal and Professional Success Specialization

Learn how to identify your goals with this course that utilizes lessons in business taught by the famous Wharton School. You’ll become adept at communication, collaboration, and which paths to follow in pursuit of success.

Sign up on Coursera to take this course and others in this Specialization for $79 monthly. A certificate of completion is included in the price.

2. AI for Everyone

Artificial intelligence is establishing a presence in businesses large and small, not to mention our everyday lives. This course will guide you through some common definitions, highlight how AI can help your office become more productive, and discern what this technology can and can’t do. (Don’t worry: You don’t need to be a computer expert.)

Sign up on Coursera for free. The optional certificate costs $49.

3. Business Foundations Specialization

Discover the intricacies of navigating the language of business with this course, which gives you the tools to grasp basic concepts—such as accounting, marketing, and employment—that you can use as a solid foundation to start your own company or pursue your education.

Sign up on Coursera to take this course and others in this Specialization for $79 monthly. A certificate of completion is included in the price.

4. De-Mystifying Mindfulness

If you’re intrigued by this meditative practice but aren’t sure where to begin, take a look at this rundown of unplugging your brain. You’ll learn how to both engage in mindfulness and take an analytical viewpoint of its history and efficacy.

Sign up on Coursera for free. The optional certificate costs $30.

5. Digital Marketing Specialization

In business, having a great product or service is just one dimension. You need to know how to sell it. In this course, you’ll learn about how digital marketing has transformed commerce and discover techniques proven to raise awareness.

Sign up on Coursera to take this course and others in this Specialization for $79 monthly. A certificate of completion is included in the price.

6. Dynamic Public Speaking Specialization

If the idea of standing up in front of a crowd to make an address seems daunting, don’t worry. It’s a skill like any other. In this course, you’ll learn the best way to approach public speaking, including different methods, preparation, and even hand gestures to maximize success.

Sign up on Coursera to take this course and others in this Specialization for $49 monthly. A certificate of completion is included in the price.

7. IBM Data Science Professional Certificate

This nine-course program offers a comprehensive look at the emerging field of data science. Learn about open source tools, Python, SQL, and machine learning with access to the IBM Cloud. IBM will offer a digital badge to those who complete the course.

Sign up on Coursera for all nine courses in this series for $39 monthly. A certificate of completion is included in the price.

8. Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Specialization

Get inside computer programming with this introductory course that offers tools for creating your own programs and getting a better grasp of graphics and JavaScript.

Sign up on Coursera to take this course and others in this Specialization for $39 monthly. A certificate of completion is included in the price.

9. Learning How to Learn: Powerful Mental Tools to Help You Master Tough Subjects

Education is about more than just paying attention. With this course, you’ll learn how to listen, absorb information, and how to train your brain to retain knowledge that’s most important to you.

Sign up on Coursera for free. The optional certificate costs $49.

10. Python for Everybody Specialization

Tackle the ins and outs of programming computers using Python with this beyond-beginner lesson plan from the University of Michigan that details data structuring, processing, and visualization.

Sign up on Coursera to take this course and others in this Specialization for $49 monthly. A certificate of completion is included in the price.

11. Seeing Through Photographs

More than capturing a moment in time, a photograph can communicate a variety of things about culture, history, art, and more. This course offered by the Museum of Modern Art details how you can take a closer look at photos to find their hidden meaning.

Sign up on Coursera for free. The optional certificate costs $49.

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