Coursera is an online learning platform offering self-paced guided projects and on-demand courses on a variety of subjects. The platform partners with universities and companies, including Amazon Web Services, Google and IBM, to provide courses. Users can earn digital certificates to share on their resumes or with their LinkedIn networks. Coursera offers more than 4,300 courses, more than 450 elcetives, more than 440 projects, more than 30 certificates and 20 degrees.
Coursera is based in Mountain View, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley.
In a pioneering effort, HITS worked closely with Coursera to specially curate industry-ready learning pathways in the form of affordable Honours, Minors and Value-added certificate programs to give students job-relevant technology, business, and interpersonal “soft” skills that companies are hiring for today.
During the pandemic, our learners both faculty members and students have dedicated constructive learning using Coursera, MOOC platform for upskilling their knowledge. A massive achievement was made by a group of 4702 learners from the Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science who participated and completed 2,20,745 online lessons and HITS holds the World Record of Excellence for "HIGHEST NUMBER OF ONLINE LESSONS COMPLETED" awarded by International Book of Records under the guidance of Director, Mr.Ashok Verghese.