Imperial College London, a university dedicated to expanding the frontiers of knowledge in science, medicine, engineering and business, and translating their discoveries into benefits for society, has joined edX.
Imperial brings an expertise in research and teaching designed to tackle real world challenges in business to edX. Imperial also shares the edX mission to help learners everywhere gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the evolving workplace.
The first courses are offered from Imperial College Business School. The series of courses, Essentials for MBA Success, has been developed to provide learners with the knowledge necessary to prepare for pursuing an MBA. The four-part series will cover math, finance, data analysis and accounting.
The courses are designed to both help learners already enrolled in MBA programs to identify any additional knowledge they may need to succeed in their degree and to provide learners considering an MBA a meaningful insight into the experience of a full MBA program.
These courses will also give you analytical skills applicable to the workplace.
Each course offers a tailored personalised learning plan highlighting the areas you need to focus on to give you a competitive edge on an MBA program or within your company. Guided by experts in the field, you will use real world examples, interactive exercises and the support of your peers to learn the fundamentals of:
- Data Analysis
Courses in this series of programme:
This XSeries has been designed with maximum flexibility in mind. You can take the 4 courses in any order. Each course starts with a diagnostic test to provide a personalised learning pathway to suit your needs.
Accounting Essentials for MBA Success
An introduction to the financial and management accounting skills needed to succeed in both MBA study and in business. [For further information, click here.]
Data Analysis Essentials for MBA Success
Discover and acquire the quantitative data analysis skills that you will typically need to succeed on an MBA program. This course will cover the fundamentals of collecting, presenting, describing and making inferences from sets of data. [For further information, click here.]
Finance Essentials for MBA Success
Discover how to use fundamental finance tools in both management and MBA learning contexts and understand common financial situations faced in everyday life. [For further information, click here.]
Maths Essentials for MBA Success
Discover and acquire the fundamental maths skills that you will need to use while studying an MBA program, from algebra to differentiation and geometric series. [For further information, click here.]