U of Virginia's business strategy MOOC partners with real world entrepreneurs and nonprofits
- A new MOOC offered by the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business will offer its 52,000 students real-world experience by giving them the opportunity to analyze real entrepreneurial and nonprofit ventures.
- Professor Michael Lenox's "Foundations of Business Strategy," a six-week course hosted by Coursera, will require a final project in which students choose an organization registered with the course to conduct a strategic analysis for.
- More than one student will be able to analyze an organization, and Rhodes Scholar and Oxford University graduate student Nabeel Gillani will analyze the approach's effectiveness for her master's thesis in education exploring how MOOCs can be utilized to solve challenges for others.
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The University of Virginia's (UVA) Darden School of Business has launched a massive open online course (MOOC) that will offer real-world experience by providing students with the opportunity to analyze actual entrepreneurial and nonprofit ventures. More than 52,000 students have registered for Professor Michael Lenox's six-week MOOC, dubbed Foundations of Business Strategy and hosted by Coursera. ...
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