ISB and Coursera to Offer Course on “Happiness”
The Indian School of Business (ISB) is all set to start a new course on "A Life of Happiness and Fulfilment.” It will focus on the happiness of employees and the ways to improve it.
According to a statement released in Delhi on Monday, "The Indian School of Business (ISB), with campuses at Mohali and Hyderabad, is all set to make its foray into the Massive Open Online Course world with a course on 'A Life of Happiness and Fulfilment', the course which will be offered on Coursera."
The course will be taught by Raj Raghunathan, who is the visiting professor of marketing at the ISB and professor of marketing at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin.
"The course is a step forward in ISB's mission to leverage technology and make its vast knowledge resources accessible to a larger audience globally. The school pioneered the concepts of 'Flipped Classroom', the 'Engaged Classroom' and the Unified Class through telepresence. It is actively working on transforming the delivery of cutting edge management education," Ajit Rangnekar, ISB dean, said.
According to Rick Levin, Coursera's CEO, ISB is playing a leading role in bringing out India’s educational expertise at a global level, as Coursera’s first partner in India.
The course will talk about how happy employees tend to be more productive and what can be done to enhance quality of life.