September 10-16 '2000
Download a degree at the click of a mouse
The Delhi based, e-learning portal Openlearningworld.com, incorporates the
latest learning aids with the best tools of self analysis, offering
optimized and effective online learning courses for students. The site
caters to those who wish to further their career prospects, and also to
professionals in different field wanting to enhance their competitive
It has exclusive tie-ups with leading institutes and universities. Some of
these partner institutions include Manipal Academy of Higher Education,
Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, All India Management
Association and National Institute of Advertising.
Openleamingworld.com offers courses such as Bachelor in Business
Management, Diploma in Marketing Management, Post Graduate Diploma in
Advertising and Communications and PG diploma in Management and short term
certificate courses in areas such as finance, venture capital funding,
personality development, inter-viewing skills, communication skills etc.
According to the chief executive officer of the site. Anurag Jain, the
portal has used the latest technology, including multimedia, to make
screen based learning an easier option. Further for those who do not have
access to Internet the company would be offering countrywide services at
various centres. The company is tying up with over hundred centres for the
same. It also offers a personal page to enable each student to access any
information on any course on the portal.
The prices for the degree course offered are 20 to 50 percent cheaper then
offline distance education courses, and claims to bag projects worth Rs 25
crores through tie-ups with 35 other institutes by the year end. It is
also targeting at 150 online courses by the end of year 2000.