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Global Business School & Research Centre

Edx Initiative by GBSRC for Holistic Development of Students

Saturday, December 04, 2021 |Online |Events

EdX is an American massive open online course (MOOC) provider created by Harvard and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). It hosts close to 3000 online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body. Edx runs on the free Open Edx open-source software platform. EdX operates its global online learning platform and primary brand for products and services.

Many learners across the globe use Edx platform for skill based learning & education in their respective interest area & domain.

Global Business School and Research Centre (GBSRC), Pune is happy & proud to enter into an official contract with Edx for providing the access to all our MBA 1st year students to variety of skill based certification courses in their respective specializations & interest area.

The entire fees of contract is completely paid by GBSRC so that all students can complete unlimited courses on Edx platform for their knowledge enhancement & skill development.

Edx platform has many courses related to important areas in Management education like Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship Management, Data Analytics, Communication Skill, Finance Management etc.

Objectives of Edx initiative:

1. To ensure holistic development of students in terms of domain specific as well as soft skills

2. To provide students with access to unlimited certification courses offered by many top level universities, institutes & corporate organizations across the globe. Harvard University, MIT, Columbia University, University of Washington, New York Institute of Finance, Rochester Institute of Technology, IBM are some of the names in the long list.

3. To improve the employability of all students

4. To equip students with highly impactful & skill based education required for getting into reputed MNCs.

5. To improve communication skills of students

6. To inculcate entrepreneurial abilities amongst students

Evidence of Success

As on date, total 178 certification courses have been completed by GBSRC students & it’s still counting. Students are taking immense benefit of this benevolent initiative by GBSRC for ensuring their knowledge enhancement & skill development & up gradation.