By Zac Rule, World Head of Enterprise at Coursera
I’m excited to share that Coursera and BNP Paribas Cardif, a number one insurance coverage and monetary companies firm, are increasing our partnership to supply entry to on-line schooling to all BNP Paribas Cardif clients throughout Latin America for 5 years. Beginning June 1, 2023, over 5 Million BNP Paribas Cardif clients may have entry to over 5,400 programs and credentials on Coursera to develop in-demand expertise, advance their schooling, and entry new profession alternatives within the digital economic system.
This partnership between BNP Paribas Cardif and Coursera is the primary insurance coverage coverage that features digital schooling companies from high universities and corporations worldwide for a similar worth as insurance coverage, permitting entry to high-quality schooling for populations of all incomes. Policyholders can study from business and college leaders reminiscent of Google, IBM, Yale, and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and take programs at any time when they need and at their very own tempo.
“Coursera is a excessive value-add service for our regional clients, particularly as digital experiences grow to be extra anticipated. BNP Paribas Cardif’s expertise in insurance coverage is enhanced with the likelihood not solely of defending households, but additionally of serving to them develop and evolve constantly by way of the platform, thus creating a novel proposition,” says Francisco Valenzuela, BNP Paribas Cardif CEO for Latin America.”
“We’re assured that including schooling to the safety we already present from BNP Paribas Cardif is a superior mixture. We’re very pleased with this new settlement, as collectively we will supply our clients modern safety options and enhance their expertise,” provides Valenzuela.
“The digital economic system is creating new job alternatives, however individuals want entry to reasonably priced and versatile studying assets to achieve the abilities wanted for these jobs,” stated Jeff Maggioncalda, Coursera CEO. “We’re excited to associate with BNP Paribas Cardif to assist tens of millions of individuals in Latin America enhance their digital information, purchase the mandatory expertise and certifications, and entry new job alternatives that may improve their incomes potential.”
Adoption of on-line studying has grown throughout the area, with 21.2 million learners on Coursera throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. With over 1.4 million learners on Coursera, Chile has emerged as one of many high markets for on-line schooling within the LAC area, ranked fifth regionally for highest variety of learners. Fifty-one p.c of the registered learners on the platform in Chile are ladies, highlighting the potential for on-line schooling and initiatives like this can additional promote gender equality and empower ladies throughout the nation.
For extra details about Coursera for Enterprise, go to coursera.org/enterprise.