Author Archives: Christian Friedl

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.


ByChristian Friedl

The new MOOC BOOK is here :-)

The new MOOC BOOK has been published and received great feedback at the final conference of the BizMOOC project last week. Check it out here and receive guidelines, recommendations, lessons learnt and good practice – all you need to know around MOOC for the world of business.


ByChristian Friedl

Final Project Meeting: wrap-up & the show will go on:-)

On 8th Nov 2018, the BizMOOC consortium met for the last time to wrap up the final results, decide about follow-up initiatives beyond the project and also, took some time to celebrate the outcome of 3 intensive years of cooperation. Official news will follow, but we can already leak the information that the MOOC BOOK continue beyond the project end. Chapeau!

ByChristian Friedl

BizMOOC Final Conference Fast Approaching

Only 10 days left, until we meet in Cracow on 9th of November for the final conference of the BizMOOC project. Almost 100 people registered so far > if you are interested to join, you can do a late registration here: