Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
As part of Jagran Lakecity University’s ongoing efforts towards advancing higher education and bringing the best global knowledge to the students and its faculty members, the University partnered with Coursera, one of the world’s leading online learning platforms, to power its education ecosystem with world-class learning.
The collaboration will bring together the world’s best resources on Coursera to JLU students, scholars, faculty and researchers, empowering them to build critical skills across digital marketing, project management, cloud computing, data science, blockchain, computer science, and AI.
Eliminating the difference between borders and nations, Jagran Lakecity University is focused on providing global exposure to the students and opportunities to upskill themselves with a gamut of courses to stay relevant in the ever-changing world.
The collaboration with Coursera will bring more than 6,000 courses from leading universities and companies such as Google, IBM, Yale University and Johns Hopkins University to students of JLU. These courses and content have been integrated with the regular courses of Jagran Lakecity University such as Management, Design, Journalism, Liberal Studies, Hospitality, Engineering, Advertising, Sports and Commerce, Architecture, and others. These credit-bearing courses shall put learners at the centre of learning experiences and allow them to earn additional certificates and credentials.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Sandeep Shastri, Vice Chancellor Jagran Lakecity University said, “It is an honour to announce that our university is partnering with Coursera, the world’s largest online learning platform to provide its students with additional international exposure from Universities across the globe. The partnership will drive delegation across principles by integrating digital and market skills schedules into the curriculum.”
With Coursera, JLU strives to equip its students with global exposure from universities worldwide and help them acquire relevant skills for in-demand jobs by integrating Coursera for credit across all programs in adherence to their significant facets of Global Network Connect and Intensive Industry Intervention.
“The government’s support for online learning and credit recognition through platforms like Coursera is empowering education institutions to equip their students with new-age industry-relevant skills,” said Raghav Gupta, Managing Director, India and APAC, Coursera. “We are delighted to partner with Jagran LakeCity University to integrate Coursera for credit into all their programs, together preparing the students for the well-paying jobs of the future and boosting their global employability. 2500+ students across disciplines like management, law, and engineering will have access to Coursera content to learn key emerging technology skills like AI, ML, Python and data analysis.”
Jagran Lakecity University, widely known for its industry-integrated, research focus and student-centric curriculum, sees powerful opportunities to spur skilling and global alignment by building capabilities and avenues for its students, scholars and faculty members.
The students and faculties will have the access to 6000+ courses, and 3000+ guided projects along with professional certificates and Specializations to enhance their skills.