Coursera: a new online learning experience offer for AXA employees

AXA and Coursera join forces to give AXA employees access to a new online learning experience, enriching the existing offer. The deal includes 300 personalized courses taught by more than 150 universities around the world. ALL NEWS  |  Life at AXA
Jul 18, 2017

July 18 – AXA Group has announced a partnership with Coursera, the global leader in online training and learning. Employees will have access to this high-performance, flexible and personalized tool to enrich their training curriculum. More than 300 courses will be available in fields as varied as data science, project management, digital marketing and language learning.

Rino Piazzolla
Head of Group Human Resources

We are delighted to partner with Coursera as we are setting the pace for an ambitious self-learning organization within AXA. Our industry is undergoing rapid transformation, and providing direct access to the best academic knowledge will help our employees to drive this transformation and give them an opportunity to manage their learning curve and enhance their skill sets. Coursera will complement our broader learning offer by bringing the campus to our workplace.

This global partnership was established following the success of a three-month pilot program involving 1,000 AXA employees, more than 50 percent of whom earned recognized certification.

Through the partnership, AXA will also be able to create personalized training content on the Coursera platform.

Jeff Maggioncalda
CEO, Coursera

We’re honored to partner with a forward-thinking organization like AXA as they innovate on their Learning and Development model and prepare their employees for the jobs of the future. The success of AXA’s pilot program, with such enthusiastic participation from their employees, is a strong testament that learning is central to business agility and talent engagement in a changing world. AXA is once again leading the industry with their strategic approach to workforce development.

About Coursera

Coursera is a groundbreaking technology company specializing in universal online training. It offers courses taught by 150 leading universities around the world including Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, University of Virginia, HEC Paris, ESSEC and Sciences Po. The company has more than 24 million registered users worldwide and offers more than 2,000 courses and specializations in innovative areas such as economics, big data, new technologies, social sciences, health and the arts.

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