Coursera focuses on corporate training programmes for future growth

So far, Coursera has partnered with Indian School of Business and is aspires to get IITs and IIMs on its platform. Mumbai: Global online education platform Coursera is focused on strengthening its enterprise business in India by partnering with more companies and educational institutions for its future growth, said a top company official. Last year, the US-based company launched Coursera for Business, under which it curates online courses for companies as part of its corporate training programmes. Globally, the programme is used by 100 companies. In India, some of its corporate…

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Coursera rolls out Netflix-style subscriptions

The shift from a pay-per-course to a subscription model was announced on Coursera’s blog by the company’s chief product officer, Tom Willerer, who previously worked at Netflix. “By rewarding faster completion, the subscription model will give you a powerful incentive to achieve your goals” Users can so far subscribe to a handful of Coursera’s more popular Specializations, with subjects including data science and the programming language Python. More courses will be added over the coming months, according to Willerer. Course completion rates for MOOCs are traditionally low, but Coursera has…

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Coursera rolls out costs for graded assignments

In a weblog put up, Coursera, the arena’s largest issuer of MOOCs, stated the costs are a part of its efforts to create a profitable commercial enterprise model. “I knew specialisations would pass nicely however a few [on the Coursera platform] have long gone stratospheric” In 2013, it introduced Signature track, an opportunity for college kids to gain verified certificates upon final touch of the direction for a rate. according to the employer, two-thirds of those who purchase a route certificate move on to complete a route. In 2014, Coursera…

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