learning marketplace

A Course May Be Many Things, But Its Future Lies In How We Value It (+0.10pts)

How should instructors and those who create courses understand the “course” in a changing marketplace?

When we witness companies in the lifelong learning space obtain $65 million dollars in additional investment capital to grow their platform, or get acquired for well over a BILLION dollars, it kind of forces you to pick your jaw up off the floor and take notice. At their core, these are businesses that deal in something so familiar - the course - and yet at those lofty valuations it feels anything but.

Let’s flesh out a few rough ideas related to what the course is...