Introduction to Parallelism for Complete Beginners

The modern Parallelism course for everyone! Get started in Parallelism with the fundamentals.
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Develop essential level skills of Parallel Computing Programming
Task Decomposition and Task Dependency Graph
Parallelism fundamentals: speedup, task dependency graph, overheads, critical path, scalability, etc.
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  • No parallelism experience is necessary to take this course! I take you from beginner to expert!
  • Basic understanding of one programming language


Start your computer science journey in-depth with this Parallelism course online.

Whether you want to:

- build the skills you need to get started in Parallel Computing

- move to a more senior computer scientist position

- become a computer scientist mastering in parallel programming

- or just learn Parallelism to be able to work with your own parallelism projects quickly.

...this introduction to Parallelism Masterclass is the course you need to do all of this, and more.

What makes this course ideal?

This course contains all the Solid Foundations to be an expert in Parallelism.
We will learn it from scratch so any person without any background can start learning.
All the content is for free!

Here’s just some of what you’ll learn

(It’s okay if you don’t understand all this yet, you will in the course)

  • Basic metrics: parallelism, execution time, speedup and scalability

  • Tasks and Task Dependency Graph

  • Amdahl's Law and Overheads

  • How to develop a strong ability for analyzing task dependency graphs.

What if I have questions?

As if this course wasn’t complete enough, I offer full support, answering any questions you have everyday.

This means you’ll never find yourself stuck on one lesson for days on end. With my hand-holding guidance, you’ll progress smoothly through this course without any major roadblocks.

Ready to get started, developer?

Enroll now using the “Add to Cart” button on the right, and get started on your way to creative, advanced Parallel Computing brilliance. Or, take this course for a free spin using the preview feature, so you know you’re 100% certain this course is for you.

See you on the inside (hurry, Parallelism is waiting!)

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone looking to build a strong career in computer science or engineering through Parallel Computing
  • Any person wanting to start learning Parallelism
  • Anyone who wants to start their career in the world of Parallel Computing


Engineer and Mathematician
Lucas Bazilio
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Lucas is an expert in the fields of mathematics and computer science, driven by a lifelong passion for teaching. With over a decade of experience as a science and technology instructor, he has become a renowned specialist in subjects such as Algorithms, Discrete Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning, among others.

Currently researching at the prestigious Polytechnic University of Catalonia UPC in Barcelona, Lucas is committed to advancing his knowledge and expertise even further.  Throughout his life, he has given multiple conferences at universities and organizations on the teaching of mathematics, inspiring and mentoring countless students along the way.

Lucas is dedicated to a mission of advancing humanity's knowledge of technology and science, using his expertise to develop solutions that benefit society as a whole. His work is driven by a deep desire to create innovative technology that truly serves the needs of humanity.

Overall, Lucas's exceptional qualifications, extensive experience, and unwavering dedication to his mission make him a highly respected figure in the world of STEM education and research. His impact on the field is sure to be felt for many years to come.


Lucas es un experto en matemáticas y ciencias de la computación, impulsado por una pasión por la enseñanza de toda la vida. Con más de una década de experiencia como docente de ciencia y tecnología, se ha convertido en un reconocido especialista en temas como Algoritmos, Matemáticas Discretas, Inteligencia Artificial y Aprendizaje Automático, entre otros.

Actualmente investigando en la prestigiosa Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña UPC en Barcelona, Lucas está comprometido a avanzar aún más en su conocimiento y experiencia. A lo largo de su vida, ha dado múltiples conferencias en universidades y organizaciones sobre la enseñanza de las matemáticas, inspirando y asesorando a innumerables estudiantes en el camino.

Lucas está dedicado a la misión de hacer avanzar el conocimiento de la humanidad sobre tecnología y ciencia, utilizando su experiencia para desarrollar soluciones que beneficien a la sociedad en su conjunto. Su trabajo está impulsado por un profundo deseo de crear tecnología innovadora que realmente sirva a las necesidades de la humanidad.

En general, las calificaciones excepcionales de Lucas, su amplia experiencia y su inquebrantable dedicación a su misión lo convierten en una figura muy respetada en el mundo de la educación STEM y la investigación. Su impacto en el campo seguramente se sentirá durante muchos años por venir.

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