Leading Companies Across EMEA Choose Coursera for Business to Build Skills for the Future. (NYSE: COUR), one of the world’s leading online learning platforms, today announces several new enterprise customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In the first half of 2021, more than 130 companies across the region launched, renewed or expanded their enterprise learning programs using Coursera for Business. The growth represents 54 new customers, including Lycamobile, Checkatrade, Eurowag, and Scania.
In EMEA, WPP’s AI Academy, for example, is upskilling the workforce with critical digital skills, helping agencies like Mindshare and Xaxis drive greater value for customers. The Academies are powered by recent platform innovations known as SkillSets. These are expert-curated, AI-driven content recommendations that help employees develop specific skills for specific roles. Ericsson and Sber are among the first to adopt SkillSets in EMEA.
‘Our partnership with Coursera adds to our employees’ seamless learning experience, enriching customer, technical and human-centric skills and contributing to personal and professional growth,' said Navanit Narayan, Lyca Group CEO.
‘As part of our digital transformation journey, we are delighted to partner with Coursera to support our employees in their upskilling and reskilling journey,’ said Rowan Laurence??, Engineering Director at Checkatrade.
In a world that’s changing rapidly, every organisation has a role to play in bridging the skills-gap. By partnering with Coursera, organisations across EMEA are showing their commitment to helping employees develop high-demand skills needed for the workforce of the future. Learn more about Coursera for Business today.
Coursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. It is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 87 million registered learners as of June 30, 2021. Coursera partners with over 200 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including courses, Specializations, Professional Certificates, Guided Projects, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Institutions around the world use Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in fields such as data science, technology, and business. Coursera became a B Corp in February 2021.
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