Snapdeal has partnered with leading open online courses provider edX to offer to its users. edX is a joint venture of MIT and Harvard.
The partnership between the two will help Snapdeal users to access the Ivy League education offered by institutes like Harvard, MIT, Oxford University, IIT Bombay, The Wharton School, Microsoft etc on edx.org.
Commenting on the same, Vishal Chadha, Chief Business Officer, Snapdeal said, “We are very excited about this collaboration with edX, a pioneer in the field of online education. We are confident that our consumers will find immense value in earning certifications that are well regarded by industries around the world, along with the convenience and flexibility of learning at their own pace. At Snapdeal, we are committed to bring the best in every sphere, to our consumers. Our partnership with edX is another step in that direction.”
These certified courses on edX are available at a price as low as Rs 3400 in different disciplines. Learners can buy courses in streams like business, engineering, arts, law, communication skills etc through Snapdeal. The courses are accessible from PC or Mobile at their own pace and convenience.
Amit Goyal, India Country Head edX, added, “Snapdeal has become a household name across India and we’re excited to partner with them. This association will help us to further the edX mission of increasing access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. By offering courses in emerging technologies, entrepreneurship, communication skills, leadership, business and management subjects that relate to the most in demand fields of today’s workplace, we are enabling learners to gain the skills and knowledge needed to launch or advance their careers.”
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