Incredible But True: Twelve Completely Free MBA Courses
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By S. Maurer
It seems incredible, but it is true.
The old Abet Open University created his non-profit Business Technology Open University - http://business-technology. us - totally free. Its operations are supported by ads - content oriented - of companies, inside the texts of the lessons. However, Business Technology is totally independent and without any connection with any manufacturer or consultant.
Its twelve free MBA courses are the following:
- MBA Business Administration & e-Company
- EMBA Executive Business Administration
- CIO Chief Information Officer
- ERP Enterprise Resources Planning
- CRM Customer Relationship Management
- SCM Supply Chain Management
- BI Business Intelligence & Data Mining
- BA Business Automation & Workflow Management
- HRM Human Resources Management
- CIMO Internet Marketing & Sales & e-Commerce
- Public Administration & e-Government
- PM Project Management.
Those 12 MBA courses are the so called Next-Generation because its teached matters are very modern, as the new management of companies and Governments, the new management technologies, etc.
Those courses are only in English and by correspondence, with 2 to 5 lessons a week and they durations varies from 1.5 up to 5.5 months. In the total they have 2,600 lessons and additionally more 11,000 complemental lessons, everything sent in e-mail attachments.
The pre-requirements for the registrations are one of the following:
- College/University graduated or in course to graduate, or
- Good job experience in the choiced MBA matter
and those registrations can be made individually or in groups of employees’ of companies or Governments officers.
In the moment Business Technology already has 193,000 students from the entire World, and the projection for the end of this year is of more 400,000 students.
The business in the Internet more and more are of that model, some thing free be financed by ads in the sites. The booming Google is like this. . . This Business Technology model is the same, but financed by ads published inside the texts of the lessons. That is to say, free education financed by ads in the lessons, and more and more we will see this education model in the Internet in a not very distante future.
We believe that in more 5 to 10 years this will be a very standard education procedure used by a lot of open universities together with the accredited ones. A matter to think.
S. Maurer is a 53-years old college graduated IT professional, with 30 years of experience in the computer & technology business. Now is the Correspondence Courses Director of the Abet Open University: http://mba-open-university.net and http://distance-learning-mba-online-mba-program-executive-jobs.net