Jazz partners with Coursera for Transformational Leadership Training Courses
Islamabad, July 20th, 2017: Jazz, Pakistan’s leading telecom service provider, has announced a collaboration with Coursera, the global leader in online education and learning. Under this partnership, Jazz will offer high quality leadership development courses to its employees digitally.
Through this initiative, Jazz reinforces its commitment towards building stronger leaders across the organization by enhancing their skills through world class content designed by world’s top universities.
Speaking of this collaboration, Asghar Jameel, Chief People Officer at Jazz, said, “Our people leaders are the key catalysts in making Jazz a world-class organization. Leadership Development is one of our key focus areas, and we believe that our leaders will greatly benefit from this opportunity of learning from the world’s top minds, and will build the required skills to lead people effectively.”
“We are excited to partner with the biggest telecom company of Pakistan in this transformational journey. Coursera is well positioned to provide leadership development courses from the world’s top educational institutions. Our programs are designed to help move the organization forward on key skills they need to stay competitive in today’s workplace, and Jazz employees will immensely benefit from this partnership” said Raghav Gupta, Director, Coursera.
Coursera platform offers tremendous flexibility to the learners. The content can be accessed using a desktop/laptop and a mobile across iOS and Android platforms. An employee can complete the course on his/her own pace within a defined period. The Course content includes video lectures, auto-graded and peer reviewed assignments along with instructor and community discussion forums.
Coursera is one of the world’s largest online platforms for higher education. It partners with 150 of the world’s top universities to offer courses, Specializations and degrees that empower learners around the world to achieve their career, educational, and personal enrichment goals throughout their lives. Since launching in 2012, the company has grown to 26 million registered learners who can choose among 2,000 courses and 180 Specializations available to enroll in at any time. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education Inc. and Learn Capital.
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