Get yourself a world class education for free. California based Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education. They partner with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.
Coursera’s CEO:, “The Global Skills Initiative brings together the knowledge of industry leaders and the world-class teaching and academic research of top universities to create highly applicable curricular material,” said Rick Levin, CEO of Coursera. “These collaborations enable companies to grow the global pool of available talent in their respective industries, giving unprecedented numbers of high potential individuals the opportunity to develop job-relevant skills.”
Here are a few more words from our industry experts:
“Through Coursera’s Global Skills Initiative, we’re partnering with a top university to provide the world with high-demand, job-relevant skills that we value and prioritize here at Cisco, merging the expertise of best-in-class academics and world-class industry professionals. This will allow us to grow our pool of qualified talent on a global, massive scale in the skills that matter most to our organization, while opening a global recruitment pipeline that sources top talent from anywhere in the world that has an internet connection.” -Fran Katsoudas, CPO Cisco.
“At Microsoft, we believe access to a quality education and the opportunity to learn digital literacy skills is a fundamental right and not a privilege. This is why we are focused on creating and offering the right technologies that help prepare students with the skills they need to secure employment today and in the future. It’s also why we couldn’t be more excited by this important initiative from Coursera.” -Anthony Salcito, Worldwide Vice President Education, Microsoft. www.coursera.org/