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Mastering MOOCs: Using Open Online Courses to Achieve Your Goals

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How business professionals are using MOOCs to further their careers and help their companies and teams succeed Since first making headlines in 2011, hundreds of universities across the world have begun offering thousands of MOOCS, or massive open online courses, to millions of students around the world. While researchers are still looking at what this relatively new technology means for education, many business professionals are already yielding the benefits. Mastering MOOCs: Using Open Online Courses to Achieve Your Goals offers insights into how anyone can gain the greatest personal and professional impact from a MOOC. In this original in-depth ebook, Knowledge@Wharton, The Wharton School’s online journal of business analysis, addresses: The ROI for MOOCs: Learn how to decide if a MOOC is a good value for your time and your goals. How a MOOC can increase your value to an employer: Find out how some have found new jobs, changed careers, and received new responsibilities or promotions after taking a MOOC. How MOOCs can help your team succeed: Discover how business leaders are using MOOCs to solve business problems as a team and to bring employees up to speed on new areas of knowledge. Mastering MOOCs is a comprehensive guide that outlines the opportunities MOOCs offer to business professionals. Each chapter includes key takeaways that you can use immediately. It is also a must-read for those who want to know how to get the most out of a MOOC, whether to develop themselves or their teams.