E-learning and online courses (the so called edtech) are booming, also in Africa. Often we talk about online courses in a more general manner.
Africa, continent, of the youth, aims at a skills gap between rich and poor. But online education can be one important tool to improve the access to higher education. Edtech benefits of the rising access to mobile phones.
Today we want to enlighten the online course subject in a more specific manner: Which are the most demanded online course topics in Africa.
We did our inquiry based on online courses available at Coursera.
Financial Engineering and Risk Management
This course draws some aspects from finance and economics, mathematics, statistics, engineering, and computational methods. A greater emphasis lies on the use of simple stochastic models to price derivative securities in different asset classes. They include equities, fixed income, credit and mortgage-backed securities.
The course also focuses on the role played …read more
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