Coursera has announced growth of its enterprise platform Coursera for Business with a new set of customers in the European market, including include Air France KLM, Criteo, Gemalto, Booking.com, Unicredit and Telenor, the company said.
Coursera for Business enables companies to utilize high-quality online learning content, created by 150 top universities, to address their rapidly-evolving workforce development needs. The adoption of Coursera for Business across leading European industry verticals underlines the growing trend among organizations toward embracing next-generation workforce development solutions.
The need for continuous workplace learning and development has never been more apparent or widespread. In today´s ever-shifting technology landscape, industry specific skills can go from relevant to obsolete in a short timespan. Companies are heavily investing in upskilling their workforces to stay competitive, and Western Europe alone now spends USD 8bn on e-learning.
Coursera is an online education company that offers courses and learning experiences from top universities and education institutions. The company has more than 24 million registered learners worldwide who can access over 2,000 courses and specializations in dozens of topics including business, data, technology, social sciences, health and art.