New York / Hyderabad, January 15 2014: Indian-talent-fuelled educational technology company, SmartOn Learning Solutions, has announced the first ever MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) in e-Commerce. The free course is being offered on Canvas Network,the second biggest MOOC provider in the world.
Starting Feb 16 and spread over 4 weeks, the course will provide an introduction to the key concepts, business models, and current and future trends in digital commerce. Participants will also learn how to start an online store using Shopify- a leading e-commerce platform that has over 70,000 online stores worldwide.
Course brief: 'Basics of Digital Commerce' ( Feb 16 - Mar 9 2014): Digital commerce is an emerging area of business and career. According to the research firm Forrester, the sector will reach $370 billion in sales by 2017 and make up 10 percent of total retail sales in the U.S. This course will provide an introduction to the key concepts, business models, and current and future trends in digital commerce. You will also learn how you can start your online store using a leading digital commerce platform that has more than 70,000 stores worldwide–Shopify. Whether you're a student, entrepreneur, or just looking to enhance your knowledge about this emerging sector, this course is for you.
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SmartOn powers higher education by developing and delivering outcome-focused online programs. The company specializes in providing new-age career courses developed in collaboration with industry partners and leading universities.