IBL News | New York
Novartis will grant eligible employees free tuition to earn two Coursera’s Masters: Master of Computer Science in Data Science from the University of Illinois or the Master of Applied Data Science from the University of Michigan.
This way, Novartis, a leading pharmaceutical multinational with 108,000 employees, expands its initial agreement with Coursera, which was based on accessing of 3,600 courses.
“Novartis is the first Coursera for Business customer to offer master’s degrees through our enterprise platform, setting a model for creating diverse and flexible pathways within an institutional learning context,” Leah Belsky, SVP of Enterprise at Coursera, stated in a blog post announcing the agreement.
“These efforts enable Novartis to boost employee engagement and attract and retain talent in the long-run,” she added.