Social empowerment by IIMBx MOOCs through Swayam
MOOCs on the Swayam platform have been helpful for people residing in areas where there is a dearth of good colleges and universities. The main aim of this learning platform is to ensure that all learners, especially learners in India, irrespective of their geographical location and economic background, can obtain top-notch education from the best education institutes in India. Currently, there are over 2,000 courses on SWAYAM, with over 1 crore enrolments, and many students have successfully received their certificates on completion of the course. So, no matter where you are located, you can enrol to study a course offered by IIM Bangalore.
IIMB offers a wide range of about 30 management courses for learners interested in management subjects. From accounting to innovation to corporate strategy, there are courses aplenty. These courses are taught by IIMB faculty. The courses range in duration from five to 12 weeks depending on type and complexity.
The courses offered on Swayam are free. Learners who are interested in obtaining a certificate have to pay a nominal fee and take the exam to complete the course. This year, in the January 2021 Batch, around 57600 students enrolled and benefitted from the IIMB courses and around 1500 people took the certification exam.
Leaners do not have to be a digitally savvy to study on Swayam. The process of submitting assignments, registering for the exams, are all simple and straightforward. In case of any other technical difficulties, the Swayam Technical Team helps the learners.