Coursera Enters New Partnerships To Expand Online Learning In India

The company will offer 1 career-focussed degree programme and 2 university certificates

Coursera, an online learning platform, has entered into new partnerships, to offer degree and certificate programmes from Indian institutions, platform innovations powered by ChatGPT and expanded immersive learning experiences as the company revealed at its annual conference – Coursera Day in association with IIT Bombay. The company also launched Coursera Hiring Solutions, which aims to connect learners in India with entry-level digital jobs worldwide.

The company is entering into 4 new partnerships and will offer 1 career-focussed degree programme and 2 university certificates:

New partnerships with SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) to offer their flagship degrees online, Tata Institute of Social Sciences and industry experts like Zoho and Fractal Analysis to prepare learners for in-demand digital jobs

PGDM (Online) from SPJIMR: The 2-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management offers an integrated approach to functional management and related problem-solving tools and includes a choice of three micro specialisations in areas of marketing, supply chain and finance.

Expanded partnership with IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) to offer 2 new certificate programmes

Decision-making Using Game Theory: The programme covers key behavioral economics & strategy concepts like Nash Equilibrium, Prisoner’s Dilemma, and Network Effects. It provides practical, interactive learning experiences through real-world case studies, live games and experiments, enhancing students' strategic thinking and decision-making skills. The course is designed for working professionals in strategy & general management, entrepreneurs and graduate students.

Elephants & Cheetahs - Operations Strategy: The course is meant for general management professionals and early to mid stage functional managers. Students will learn interlinkages between various functions such as sales, marketing, HR and operations to develop integrated business strategies. The 100 per cent case study-based programme encourages live discussions and peer learning.

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