By Leah Belsky, Chief Enterprise Officer at Coursera
Today, we’re excited to announce that more than 30 leading companies throughout North America have selected Coursera for Business to accelerate their digital transformation strategy. These customers represent a wide range of industries with skilling needs unique to their business.
The growing adoption of IoT, electric, and autonomous driving trends are reshaping the future of the automotive industry. Toyota Motor North America R&D, part of one of the world’s largest automakers, is collaborating with Coursera to help employees develop high-demand digital skills.
Professional services organizations are also playing a pivotal role in helping enterprises navigate business disruption and scale digital transformation efforts. Accenture, a leading global professional services company, is now working with Coursera to further strengthen digital skills proficiency throughout the organization.
Technology companies are innovating faster than ever using cloud, machine learning, and AI technologies to provide personalized experiences to their users. eBay, one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, has chosen Coursera for Business to help its team of 750+ engineers develop machine learning skills.
“We believe every engineer will be a machine learning engineer in a not too distant future,” said Amit Sahasrabudhe, Director, Chief of Staff, Payments Technology at eBay. “We needed a learning platform that offered courses in machine learning, AI, and deep learning, among others. Coursera checked all the boxes. And with courses and credentials from top tech companies like DeepLearning.AI, IBM, Google Cloud, and world-class universities like Stanford, NYU, and University of Michigan, selecting Coursera for Business was an easy choice.”
Magic Leap, a leading provider of augmented reality solutions, chose Coursera for Business to meet the diverse learning needs of its employees, giving them access to world-class content that they can access anytime, anywhere, and across devices.
“At Magic Leap, the speed of business demands learning solutions that allow for flexibility,” said Tim Russell, head of learning and development for the company. “We selected Coursera both because of the rich content and because it offers on-demand and self-led options to support our people with either deep dive or simple experiences based on their needs.”
Several other top technology companies have recently implemented Coursera for Business, including ConsenSys, a leading global blockchain technology provider, and ATPCO, which provides industry-leading airline software for pricing and shopping data. In addition, we’re now collaborating with Clarabridge, a leading provider of customer experience management solutions.
Within the financial services industry, we’re proud to work with new customers like personal finance company, SoFi, by providing their teams with access to job-relevant, digital skills training.
Online retail has been at the heart of how customers met their shopping needs during the pandemic. It has dramatically accelerated the industry’s move to build new and powerful digital experiences. One of the world’s largest online retail companies has adopted Coursera for Business to improve machine learning skills across its engineering team.
Coursera for Business now provides over 2,000 companies across the globe with role-based skills development content featuring hands-on learning, measurement, benchmarking, and analytic capabilities through a single, unified platform. Our teams continue to bring new and impactful experiences to enterprise learners. Innovations like SkillSets are helping organizations deploy turnkey, job-based learning to develop targeted skill proficiencies. These SkillSets are the building blocks for our portfolio of Academies. Using underlying skills data, these Academies offer a packaged learning experience based on the depth of skill needed for specific roles across an organization.
Coming out of the pandemic, every institution has a role to play in bridging the skills gap. We look forward to expanding our collaboration with many more organizations worldwide as they double down on their workforce transformation efforts, equipping employees with cutting-edge skills to help automate repetitive tasks, improve data literacy, harness new technologies, and innovate faster.
Learn more about Coursera for Business today.