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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 66 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. 2,800 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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Coursera invests in research and surveys to better understand online learners, their goals and motivations, and the impact of learning on their lives. See below for our recent data reports.
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.
With over 40 million learners and 3,000 courses, Coursera has one of the largest skills databases to study skills trends. The inaugural Global Skills Index draws upon our rich talent insights to benchmark 60 countries and 10 industries across Business, Technology, and Data Science skills.
Since releasing the first Learner Outcomes Survey in 2015, we more than doubled the size of our learner community globally. This report takes a deep dive into the increasing career, educational, and personal benefits that impact learners as Coursera continues to grow.