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Coursera was founded by Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is now a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 73 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degree programs. Thousands of companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer high-quality, job-relevant online education to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Coursera is backed by leading investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group.
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Marketplace Morning Report
Using insights from across nearly 200 million course enrollments, the Drivers of Quality in Online learning report provides actionable, data-driven recommendations for how instructors and learners can optimize their digital learning experience.
In Coursera’s inaugural impact report, you’ll find that how the world learns is dramatically changing. Together with our partners, we launched a number of initiatives to help learners and institutions every step of the way, providing them with access to free content, job-relevant skills, and many resources on Coursera.
International Data Corporation (IDC), the premier global provider of market intelligence for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets, reports that Coursera for Business customers realize significant value.
Looking across the 65 million learners on the platform, and drawing on rich performance data of learners in the past 12 months, the report benchmarks skills proficiency for 60 countries, 10 industries, and 11 fields of study in business, technology, and data science.