• Business
  • Published 2012

Inside the Coursera Contract: How an Upstart Company Might Profit from Free Courses.

@inproceedings{Young2012InsideTC,
  title={Inside the Coursera Contract: How an Upstart Company Might Profit from Free Courses.},
  author={Jeffrey Robert Young},
  year={2012}
}
Coursera has been operating for only a few months, but the company has already persuaded some of the world's best-known universities to offer free courses through its online platform. Colleges that usually move at a glacial pace are rushing into deals with the upstart company. But what exactly have they signed up for? And if the courses are free, how will the company—and the universities involved—make money to sustain them? 

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