THE ASIAN AGE
August 23 '2000
Portal Offers Personalised Pages For Every Student to Better Their
Get the B-School degree, coaching at home
Education has no longer remained a dictum, which you can acquire through
going to various colleges or universities. Web has fully revolutionised
the concept and now you have the liberty to get a degree by simply
enrolling yourself on the Net.
Openlearningworld.com is a such a portal where you can get online degree
in management courses. The portal has tied up with 15 universities till
data to offer such degrees and 35 more universities are in the pipeline.
portal offers services ranging from easy and quick access to various
courses such as e-commerce, customer relationship management, knowledge
management, attractive venture capital funding, diploma in network and
Internet technology and multimedia.
portal also has a subject expert channel through which the students can
get maximum knowledge and information. It also offers a personal page to
each student to enable them to access any information on any course on our
are several professors who are available to help out the students
regarding what type of books they sound pursue or the students can even
get answers to their various queries from these professors,” Anurag Jain
CEO told The Asian age.
the students can get full course material in the Net, the authenticity of
the portal resides in the fact that during the examination time they have
to give their paper with the offline students, which ensures that the
universities are not offering the degree vaguely.”
data the portal has got 8,000 registered users. The target audience of the
portal are the working professionals who would like to pursue a post
graduate degree to surge their professional career. Openlearningworld.com
is also offering eight to 10 courses free online.
Elaborating on the rational behind the introduction of such a portal Mr.
Jain said, “Our constant and conscious effort is to provide up to date
information on various courses and offer maximum exposure and convenience
to our valued customers, enabling them to get a degree via the Internet
from the comforts of their homes.” “In a globally networked environment,
the advantage of this portal is to provide information that makes a
difference,” he added.
has been an initial investment of Rs. 60 to Rs. 80 lakh and the revenue
model resides in the courses offered by them. There are also plans to
initiate more professional courses in the portal and even the portal is
planning to provide online BA, BSc and Bcom in future.