Coursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. It is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 87 million registered learners as of June 30, 2021. Coursera partners with over 200 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including Guided Projects, courses, Specializations, certificates, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Institutions around the world use Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in many high-demand fields, including data science, technology, and business. Coursera became a B Corp in February 2021.
The Skills Consultant will have the ambitious responsibility of helping Coursera understand the needs of our Data Science Academy B2B Enterprise customers. These buyers are responsible for the training, upskilling, and reskilling of professionals at their company in Data Science. You will conduct qualitative and quantitative research with our internal teams, Enterprise customers, and Enterprise learners to understand what are the greatest pain points and needs for our Enterprise customers. For the fullest picture, you will also conduct market research and a competitive analysis, and marry these learnings with the insights you have gleaned internally and from customers. The output of your work will be a skills needs/gap analysis, the conceptual grouping of skills into “SkillSets” so they make sense to learners and can be “sold” as a package to companies, and recommendations on how these skills ladder to content that Coursera should source. You will be expected to present on your findings and output to the highest level stakeholders at Coursera with a data-forward and strategically cohesive narrative.
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