Re-imagining Higher Education for a Digital World
Thursday 20 October, 12:00 – 13:00 Online
Over the last three years, the pandemic and other global shocks have posed unprecedented challenges for universities. As campuses shuttered around the globe, emergency response teams jumped into action by implementing “remote and hybrid teaching” stopgaps to keep, at the peak of the global challenges, more than 1.6 billion students learning.
Universities and colleges around the world have refocused or will need to refocus on the priorities critical to their success: student employability, cost management, technical capacity building, faculty development, and innovation.
Raghav Gupta (MBA 07J) leads Coursera in India and APAC where he is Managing Director. Raghav is responsible for growing Coursera’s consumer and enterprise business in the region, bringing the world’s best education to learners across Asia Pacific. He has 20 years’ experience across consumer, internet and management consulting industries in India, Southeast Asia and Europe. Previously, Raghav was India Country Manager at BlaBlaCar, an inter-city carpooling service. As a management consultant for 15 years, Raghav led the Retail Practice of Strategy& (previously Booz & Co.) in India and served as President of Technopak Advisors.
Moderator: Evghenia Iarina (MBA 14J) is a Partnerships Director for Coursera for Campus. She builds partnerships with universities, ministries of education, and public organisations in Europe. She has significant experience in strategy and business development for both financial and higher education institutions. Evghenia holds a research-focused Master’s Degree in Economic Theory from Kyiv School of Economics and an MBA from INSEAD.