Zero Cost Management Graduate project is my self-designed International MBA project done using simple available resources at very minimal cost(or zero cost). It has been selected by UNESCO as one of the 8 most innovative educational projects around the world and I presented this in their seminar in December. This video entails the same.
Mr. Ankit Khandelwal’s unique style of designing his own MBA program has appeared in many national and international media. Recently UNESCO has selected his work as one of the 8 most innovative educational project around the world, he was the only person to be included from Asia.
In an extended interview at Coursetalk, former full time MOOC student Ankit Khandelwal talked about his experience on online education, potential of e-learning in future and some advice for the newcomers in finding the right courses.
Meet Ankit Khandelwal, a former chemical engineer from Northern India who, with the help of online education, hopes to become a “Global Manager” within the next 15 years.
In the educational show ‘Core of Education’ hosted by Dr. Rod Berger, I have talked about the reason of taking out my own path, positive aspects of MOOC as well why Universities should not worry about this new format of education.
Today, I am an engineer, who knows about market trends, can plan business strategies, take part in trade negotiations, understand government policies and guess the impact of monetary policy changes,” he signs off.
In the past two years, Ankit Khandelwal, from Kota, Rajasthan, has worked on his international management project. He did not attend a regular business school; instead he used MOOCs and OpenCourseWare (OCW) from schools like Harvard, Stanford, and MIT, through the platforms of Coursera and edX. Read more in this article.
As a part of a quest to become what he terms a “21st century global manager,” Ankit Khandelwal earned his engineering undergraduate degree in Denmark. Then, wanting to continue his studies at prestigious learning institutions such as MIT or Yale, he returned to his homeland of India to find a world of learning opportunities at his fingertips. He quickly logged on and tapped into the power of global e-learning. Read more in this article.
For about two years since May 2012, Ankit Khandelwal from Kota, Rajasthan, has worked on his international management project. However, Khandelwal did not go to any regular business school. Instead, he used the free Massive Open Online Courses (Moocs) and OpenCourseWare (OCW) from top universities such as Harvard, Stanford and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) taken through the platforms of Coursera and edX to pursue his project.
Learning is going through disruptive changes with the unbundling of higher education. Ankit Khandelwal explains how he created an alternative way to educate himself with a program of self-directed learning.