Babson College, which U.S. News & World Report named the top school for entrepreneurship this year, announced it’s looking to bring its business expertise to a broader audience with a new series of edX courses. The school has partnered with edX, a nonprofit focused on online learning and founded by Harvard and MIT, to launch “Business Principles and Entrepreneurial Thought.”
Babson College professors will teach the online courses within the new series. The courses will touch upon prevalent topics in entrepreneurship like startup analytics, customer behavior and funding.
“At Babson, we believe that entrepreneurial ways of thinking can make a transformative difference in any organization,” Kerry Healey, Babson’s president, said in an announcement. “We are so pleased to be partnering with edX, and to introduce Entrepreneurial Thought & Action to learners around the world.”
The new series includes the following courses:
- The Entrepreneurial Mindset
- Financial Accounting Made Fun: Eliminating Your Fears
- Analytics for Decision Making
- Marketing Fundamentals: Who Is Your Customer?
- Financial Analysis for Decision Making: Funding Your Business
- Strategy & Business Models in a Digital World
The first course offered begins January 10, 2017, with the series running into the summer. Each course is four weeks long and will cost $49 a pop.