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Making MOOCs Matter to Business

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ALISON CEO and founder Mike Feerick was recently interviewed by CIO Insider on the growing importance of ALISON and other MOOCs for businesses, especially for training and upskilling employees.

ALISON CEO and founder Mike Feerick was recently interviewed by CIO Insider on the growing importance of ALISON and other MOOCs for businesses, especially for training and upskilling employees.

Arguing that MOOCs are no longer the preserve of the academic world, Mike Feerick highlights that ALISON’s courses are targeted at the workplace, helping learners to get a job, and update their skills. Mike also discusses the role of certification and why large organisations are increasingly turning to MOOCs to provide custom courses for their employees.

Read Dean Gurden's interview here.

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arrow The Economist Army of Free Online Resources Threaten Higher Education - The Economist - July 2013
arrow Edxusgroup.com ALISON named one of Europe's most innovative E-Learning Companies - June 2013
arrow Harvard University Bulletin Training the Global Workforce, Gratis - June 2013
arrow InformationWeek.com Early MOOC takes a different path - Information Week - Jan 2013
arrow New York Times Open Education for a Global Economy - New York Times - July 2012

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