Author Archives: Christian Friedl

ByChristian Friedl

BizMOOC going to contribute to the OpenupEd trend report 2019

BizMOOC authors have received invitations to the OpenupEd trend report 2019 and are currently preparing their contributions – stay tuned for more information soon. Last year´s report counted many readers and follow-up actions (webinars are planned again), we are happy to be part of this report series again!

ByChristian Friedl

BizMOOC hosting a workshop at EMOOCs 2019 in Naples

Whoa, the show goes on: We are invited to host a workshop based on the MOOC BOOK produced by the BizMOOC project at THE European MOOC conference! See you in Naples:

More info and a separate section in the MOOC BOOK is coming for that section soon 🙂

ByChristian Friedl

BizMOOC good practice at the University-Business Forum in Lisbon

On Thursday, 14 February 2019, BizMOOC was presented as good practice in the session “University-Business cooperation for increasing international outreach and cooperation” at the Thematic University Business Forum in Lisbon.

The University-Business Forum was created in 2008 by the European Commission and aims to discuss and reinforce the cooperation between academia and companies at European level. It was inspiring to meet with practicioners from business and researchers from academia to discuss and a truely honour that BizMOOC was invited to such an event.

ByChristian Friedl

BizMOOC presented at the Knowledge Alliance Kick-Off in Brussels

Last Thursday 31 Jan 2019, BizMOOC was presented by Chris to the new community of Knowledge Alliance grand holders at the EACEA facilities in Brussles. It was great to showcase our experiences and see a new generation of Knowledge Alliances ready to go!

ByChristian Friedl

BizMOOC invited to the University-Business Forum in Lisbon

On 14-15 February, a thematic University-Business Forum is hosted by the University of Lisbon in cooperation with the Portuguese Rectors’ Conference (CRUP). Chris of BizMOOC was invited to host a workshop session there on Thu 14 February 16.30-18.00 where BizMOOC will be featured cases. Feel free to join the forum (it is free of charge), here is the programme:

ByChristian Friedl

Bizness track at EMOOCs2019

Dear BizMOOC Community, EMOOCs2019 conference is hosting a business track. Three BizMOOC partners have the honour to be in the panel and we invite you (academics and practitioners) to submit papers, workshops or other formats. Deadline 25 Feb. See you in Naples!


ByChristian Friedl

Open Textbook “Massive Open Online Courses for Business Learning”

Dear community, we have produced an open textbook on Pressbook with an open license based on the MOOC BOOK to provide you a structured, layouted and downloadable version of the MOOC BOOK online version. It contains all you need to know about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) for the world of business. It was written by academics and business experts from across Europe as part of the BizMOOC project. Inside you will find a detailed analysis of key literature in this field along with a range of practical tips for designing, implementing, evaluating and improving online learning at scale.  Use this guide to understand the MOOC potential for you and your organisation.

Explore here:

PDF, EPUB and other popular e-reading formats are available. Enjoy!

ByChristian Friedl

BizMOOC Open Textbook coming soon

As a special gift at the end of the project, we are preparing an open textbook with selected content of the MOOC BOOK. Stay tuned for more soon!

ByChristian Friedl

BizMOOC Boosting the Use of Online Training by Small Companies in Europe

On December 5th, Chris of the BizMOOC team was at OEB Global 2018 (incorporating Learning Technologies Germany) on invitation by PwC, EASME & DG GROW to present BizMOOC key results to the expert group working on “Boosting the Use of Online Training by Small Companies in Europe”. It was an exiting and fruitful discussion with leading European experts and BizMOOC is happy to be able to contribute to this important matter.


ByChristian Friedl

BizMOOC Final Conference: What an inspiring day of exchange about business competences in the digital age!

On Nov 9th, 2018, the final conference of the BizMOOC project took place in Cracow. 3 keynotes, 1 academic panel, 1 business panel, 6 academic papers, 1 discussion roundtable, 3 workshops, 1 special dinner keynote, more than 100 experts from business and academia – those are only the numbers to these special event where business experts, scholars from university and students put their heads together to discuss approach to close skills gap in business competences with MOOCs and beyond.

The MOOC BOOK was presented, the keynotes live-streamed and the unique venue of the Cracow University of Economics provided the perfect framework.

Thanks for coming and sharing. Here are the first pictures, more to come soon.