The My Courses area contains a list of the currently enrolled Courses the user has accessed or needs to complete. This list will appear on the left hand side of your screen in the collapsable bar, this will be where the Short Name of your course appears.
My Courses Button
The My Courses area will appear within the Sliding Navigation Drawer and display all Courses the user is currently enrolled into, this can be used as quick links into those Courses displayed underneath this heading.
This area can not be removed as it is linked into several different areas of the site and contains automated Course link information for users to quickly navigate through use of the Sliding Navigation Drawer.