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SaaS-based online education startup WizIQ offers Lean Six Sigma MOOC for business skill development

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January 09, 2015 | COMMENTS ( 0 )

SaaS-based online education startup WizIQ offers Lean Six Sigma MOOC for business skill development

SaaS-based online education platform WizIQ is inviting business students and young professionals to participate in the Lean Six Sigma massive open online course (MOOC). The six-week course is being conducted by Nilakanta Srinivasan Janakiraman, who is a distinguished business management mastermind, educator and the founder of Canopus Business Management Group in Chennai.

Founded in 2007 by Harman Singh, WizIQ allows educators and learners to choose from both live and self-paced courses. The firm claims to have around 3.7 million registered learners from more than 100 countries using the company's platform.

The new MOOC provides all B-school students, graduates and young professionals with vital knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and its crucial role in today's business world. This MOOC will be useful to all by providing in-depth knowledge of Lean Six Sigma - roles, responsibilities, applications used in various industries, and more. Participants will then be prepared to apply this knowledge to real situations in the business world.

The MOOC will consist of interactive live online classes, reading material, class assignments, discussions and assessments. Live classes will be delivered via the WizIQ Virtual Classroom and class recordings will be available for download. Learners will have lifetime access to class recordings and course content.

WizIQ is backed by Bertelsmann SE & Co., which runs Random House, and Kaizen, a private equity fund focused on the education sector.

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