Wharton’s announcement that it was working with Coursera to put its first-year MBA programs online for Free. While this does not provide the participant student with the same benefits of going to Wharton with its two-year immersion in a community of scholars, or access to its famed relationships with employers, it does create an opportunity for many to receive the same ‘high-quality’ training from their professors.
They have even provided an opportunity to receive a certificate of completion for $49 to those who pass those initial classes.
To date, about 700,000 students in 173 countries have already enrolled in Wharton MOOCs, more than the combined enrollment in Wharton’s traditional MBA and undergraduate programs since the school’s founding in 1881.
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