IIM Ahmedabad launches platform for online courses

Through this platform institute will provide a diverse range of courses, including economics, human resources, information technology, leadership and others.

IIM Ahmedabad (source: official release)IIM Ahmedabad (source: official release)

Adarsh Srivastava | March 15, 2023 | 01:53 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) has launched an open learning platform to offer online certification courses to students and professionals. Through this platform, the institute will provide a diverse range of courses, including economics, human resources, information technology, leadership, finance and accounting, and data science. The duration of these courses will range from four to six weeks.

As per the institute's release, these courses will also be available on popular online education platforms – Swayam and Coursera. In addition to offering an intensive and high-quality learning experience, the online certification courses will serve as the first contact point for aspirants looking to upskill and to upgrade.

A wide range of synchronous or live courses, as well as asynchronous and self-paced courses, will be available to learners on the platform. "IIMA will also introduce a ‘Learning Path’ module in the future, which aims to give guidance to students to switch to, or upskill, in a specific discipline. This 'path' will be designed with the assistance and guidance of faculty members and will be tailored to each candidate, according to a statement from IIM Ahmedabad.

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Announcing the launch of the portal, Professor Bharat Bhasker, Director, IIMA said: “Online@IIMA is a key step forward in our journey, bringing the expertise of our faculty to a larger pool of aspirants across the globe. This will not only allow for faster upskilling of the available talent pool, but also bridge the geographical barrier to high quality education.

"To further amplify our efforts and widen our reach, we are also offering these courses on Swayam and Coursera. We believe that Online@IIMA will also provide the same transformative learning experience that IIMA is known for, to all those who choose to participate in it.”

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