Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere. With more than 130 global partners, edX university members top the QS World University Rankings.
In 2014, IIMB opened its classrooms to the world. Offering MOOCs in all management-related disciplines – Information Technology, Marketing, Operations, Innovation, Strategic Management, Finance, Statistics, International Business, Entrepreneurship, and People Management – IIMBx offers individual courses and online MicroMasters programs designed and delivered by some of the best minds in India.
IIMBx courses are delivered by IIM (Bangalore) Faculty. Learners also have access to a variety of online courses and programmes which address both core and advanced business and management subjects. With completion rates twice as high as those on other MOOC platforms, IIMBx, built on Open edX, is one of the fastest-growing eLearning platforms in the Indian subcontinent today.
Swayam Platform – Swayam Program & IIMBx Courses on Swayam
Swayam on IIMBx SWAYAM Programme was established under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, for expanding educational access and opportunities courses and pedagogies. Swayam courses cover all subjects and skill sectors from high school to higher education. SWAYAM seeks to bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy. SWAYAM designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality. IIMB is one of the nine national coordinators and has offered more than 20 courses on SWAYAM since 2017. As a National Coordinator, IIMB receives and evaluates MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) proposals in the area of management studies from Universities and Institutions willing to offer their course on SWAYAM. Universities and Institutions can send the proposals to IIMBx, the digital learning division of IIM Bangalore.