IIM Calcutta and Coursera partners to deliver new online courses

U.S. based EdTech company “Coursera” and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has partnered to offer new online courses and certifications. IIM is planning to launch two Master Track certificate programs in supply chain analytics and management sciences. This is the first program on the platform of Coursera offered by IIM and will be delivered fully online. “It is one of the reasons why we are so excited about this partnership as it offers an unprecedented opportunity to learners, both in India and abroad, who have always aspired to learn from IIM Calcutta,” said, Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO, Coursera. This will enable students to access the learning content anytime and anywhere in the world. These courses will be ready to launch by 2020. This partnership will provide IIM Calcutta an access to 44 million learners across 190 countries.