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At edX, we believe that your big ideas start here. And we’re committed to helping you get to where you want to be, in as streamlined a way as possible. That’s why we’re always looking for ways to improve your edX experience, including how you enroll in a program. We listened to your feedback, and today, we’re excited to now offer bundled program purchasing for...
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I first heard about the MITx MicroMasters program in Supply Chain Management from a coworker, and it piqued my interest. I had been working at a biotech company as a logistic technician and then moved into a supply chain role focused on improving efficiency. I loved the challenges of my new role, but with a background in behavioral neuroscience, I felt I didn’t have the...
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This article and an accompanying video originally ran on OZY – you can view the original post here. Anant Agarwal is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the CEO of edX, the online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT.The ways in which the nature of work is changing beyond our control necessitate a more flexible education system, with “students” no longer being defined just as 18-to-22-year-olds on...
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Today marks an exciting milestone in online learning, as we celebrate the MITx learners who have completed the first ever MicroMasters program in Supply Chain Management on edX. The MITx program is the pilot program of the MicroMasters initiative, which now includes 35 programs that offer a credential with a pathway to Master’s credit, provide high-quality education from top universities to help learners launch or...
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Software development is a career of the future. While technological advancement and automation are sweeping across industries, rendering many jobs redundant, the software development industry continues to grow at unparalleled rates; all this new technology and automation runs on software. New tech companies are cropping up all the time, old tech companies are growing, and companies in every other sector need software developers to develop...
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Today, we are excited to announce 16 new MicroMasters programs from the world’s top universities. With 12 of our prestigious university partners, we are offering new MicroMasters programs across in-demand fields such as business analytics, digital product management, cybersecurity and data science. These programs build on the success of the MicroMasters product launch in September 2016, when edX and 14 international partners debuted 19 programs...
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