This course examines how digital tools, such as the Internet, smartphones, and 3D printing, are revolutionizing the world of marketing by shifting the balance of power from firms to consumers. Marketing in a Digital World is one of the most popular courses on Coursera and has attracted over 100,000 Learners.
Digital business models are disrupting 50-year old companies in telecommunications, transportation, advertising, e-commerce, automotive, insurance and many other industries. This course will explore the business models of software disruptors of the west such as Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon, and the east such as Xiaomi and weChat. The class uses a structured framework for analysing business models with numerous examples so that students can apply it to their own business or case study.
Facebook, AirBnB, Tesla, Amazon, Uber. In just a few years, companies like these have changed the face of the global economy. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of start-ups are disrupting old business models, taking on centennial industrial groups – and winning. It’s clear that the rules of business have changed forever. This MOOC provides a knowledge toolkit for the ongoing digital revolution. You’ll discover 15 concepts that are essential for understanding the new mechanisms of digital business and innovation.
Want to transform your product ideas into reality? This course will introduce you tools and methods product designers use to design, test, and ultimately create apps and digital products. You will learn how to brainstorm product ideas, draw wireframes, interview customers, and even code your first site!
This course is about understanding how customers can be reached online, why you would want to reach them, and which tools make it easy. The course breaks down online marketing by explaining how different methods are used and how you can measure if they are being effective.
Creating an online business can mean venturing into new territory. This course will give you tools and frameworks to develop novel and agile business propositions that are focused on real customers with real needs.
So you’ve identified a compelling opportunity, done your customer development and you’re ready to launch. This course covers how you set up a company to run your business whilst avoiding some of the common pitfalls regarding company formation, staffing and resourcing. We’ll learn first hand from the founders of small businesses the things that they wished they’d known when starting-up.
MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – enable students around the world to take university courses online. This guide, by the instructors of edX’s most successful MOOC in 2013-2014, Principles of Written English (based on both enrollments and rate of completion), advises current and future students how to get the most out of their online study, covering areas such as what types of courses are offered and who offers them, what resources students need, how to register, how to work effectively with other students, how to interact with professors and staff, and how to handle assignments. This second edition offers a new chapter on how to stay motivated. This book is suitable for both native and non-native speakers of English, and is applicable to MOOC classes on any subject (and indeed, for just about any type of online study).