Prospective MBA students need not fear those first day imposter syndrome jitters. Lo and behold: MOOCs.
Otherwise known as Massive Open Online Courses, the powerful educational network functions as a people’s platform for free and affordable education. Courses cover an array of subjects—from music theory to data analytics—and are provided by some of the most esteemed faculty on top MBA programs around the globe.
While some people challenge the efficacy of MOOCs, many schools agree that any degree of training to prepare students for the rigorous life of an MBA is worthwhile. Not only can a course sharpen a student’s skillset, it can also give a dull resume a boost.
Here are ten MOOCs prospective MBA students should consider before going to business school:
1. Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies (edX), Harvard University
Led by Harvard Business School professor Tarun Khanna, this 6-week course focuses on individual agency in a fast-growing economy of emerging markets....
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