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This exciting webinar led by Anant Agarwal, Founder/CEO of EdX will discuss MooCs and Microlearning and explore how these can apply to the future of your learning and development efforts.

A change in the global-scale job skills training model is looming ahead. EdX and EdCast are committed to providing an important parts of the solution, which are underutilized in the corporate workplace, Massive Open Online Course (MooCs) and Microlearning.

EdX has been revolutionizing online learning since founded in 2012 at Harvard University and MIT. EdCast is the leading developer of artificial intelligence and analytics to provide an easy-to-use, distributed personalized knowledge discovery platform. Together, the organizations are changing the way people learn and share information.

Specifically, this webinar focuses on:

  • How MOOCs fill the void in traditional corporate learning by reinventing knowledge management
  • What Universities have learned over the last four years and how that relates to corporate learning
  • How Microlearning is meeting learner’s demands and will stay at the center of future corporate knowledge acquisition

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about the future of corporate learning with big potential implications for your organization.


Anant AgarwalAnant Agarwal is the CEO of edX, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT. Anant taught the first edX course on circuits and electronics from MIT, which drew 155,000 students from 162 countries. He has served as the director of CSAIL, MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. He is a successful serial entrepreneur, having co-founded several companies including Tilera Corporation, which created the Tile multicore processor, and Virtual Machine Works.

Anant won the Maurice Wilkes prize for computer architecture, and MIT’s Smullin and Jamieson prizes for teaching.  He is also the 2016 recipient of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize for Higher Education, which recognized his work in advancing the MOOC movement. Additionally, he is the recipient of the Padma Shri award, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India.

Scientific American selected his work on organic computing as one of 10 World- Changing Ideas in 2011, and he was named in Forbes’ list of top 15 education innovators in 2012. Anant, a pioneer in computer architecture, is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a fellow of the ACM.

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