The Potential of Massive Open Online Courses in the Context of Corporate Training and Development

  • Bianca Sillak-Riesinger

Part of the BestMasters book series (BEST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 75-123

About this book


Bianca Sillak-Riesinger examines to what extent Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can be used as a beneficial opportunity in Corporate Training and Development. In the scope of the empirical analyses, experts were interviewed and a survey with professionals who take part in job-related MOOCs was conducted. Conclusions and recommendations for action regarding a possible usage of MOOCs in corporate learning are drawn for decision makers in Corporate Training and Development. A guide for companies interested in implementing MOOCs is included in the appendix.


Overview and Platforms of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Usage of MOOCs in Corporate Training and Development

Target Groups

Researchers and students in the fields of business administration, management, human resources, personnel development and education

Learning officers, personnel development managers, consultants and MOOC providers

The Author

Bianca Sillak-Riesinger studied Business Administration at Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences, and afterwards graduated as a Master of Arts in International Management from Worms University of Applied Sciences. She joined a known software company in 2014, and currently works as an Innovation Manager with a special focus on Learning and Training.


MOOCs Human Resources Corporate Learning Personnel Development Personnel Education

Authors and affiliations

  • Bianca Sillak-Riesinger
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  1. 1.SAP Digital Business Service Global Business DevelopmentSAP SEWalldorfGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-658-16648-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-658-16649-6
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