MOOCers and Shakers

Woman of Substance

Ramya Srinivasan, (Head- MOOCs Programme, IIMBx) was recently awarded ‘Woman of Substance’ at the International Women’s Day Celebration at Garden City University, Bangalore. Here’s to her latest victory! Ramya was IIMBx’s first team member; she laid the foundation for the country’s first MOOC-based initiative. Over the last two and a half years, she spearheaded initiatives… Continue reading Woman of Substance

MOOCers and Shakers

My experience interning in the MOOC department of IIMB

Summing up my internship with IIMBx in a short blog post is hard; nevertheless, here are some of my learnings from what has been a fantastic two months. For a third-year undergraduate student at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts majoring in econometrics, this internship was enlightening on several levels. Having enrolled in online courses earlier,… Continue reading My experience interning in the MOOC department of IIMB

MOOCers and Shakers

Operations Management – Where zoo workers and bank directors were my classmates

Have you ever dreamt of mastering a topic close to your heart without going to any institute, by just sitting at your home or workplace? How would you like to learn along with a classmate who has worked in Uranium mines in West Australia, a professor from Brazil, a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt… Continue reading Operations Management – Where zoo workers and bank directors were my classmates