Call for Professional MOOCs 2016

Sustainable energy requires sustainable life-long learning

Educational products and services are just as vital to achieving a sustainable energy future as other innovative products, systems or services. Our 2016 Call for Professional MOOCs proposals reflects this need for effective, life-long learning.

If you have a business idea linked to a quality educational product or service in sustainable energy, but need additional funding and a network of partners to develop it, then this call is for you. Note that as well as being a pure, fee-based online offering, the Professional MOOC can also include products or services offered on-campus or on-site at companies. Blended courses combining virtual tutoring classes or coaching services with traditional teaching are also welcome

A Professional MOOC proposal should address at least one of the educational topics.

It will be assessed for its:

Benefits of participation

Who can apply?

Project proposals * may come from any organisation (university, research institute or company) with fresh ideas on how to develop a Professional MOOC or related learning product or service within any of our educational topics *. The applying consortium should include partners with the required expertise to fulfil the intended goal of the course. If some of the required expertise is lacking, InnoEnergy can recommend additional partners to fulfil the goal and the needed requisites for the proposal to be elected. Single organizations can also apply to this call.

* Proposals can be submitted either by InnoEnergy formal, associate or project partners, or by organisations that are not currently partners of InnoEnergy.

Pre-requisites of the educational proposal

What is a MOOC?

A MOOC is an educational offer and abbreviation for ‘Massive Open Online Course’:

What is a Professional MOOC?

MOOCs are well known for being free-of-charge, high-quality online educational offerings from universities. Professional MOOCs, on the other hand, are fee-based, high-quality courses driven by inspiring professors and industry experts. Professional MOOCs pursue the goal of financial sustainability, for both InnoEnergy and developing partners.

Professional MOOCs help us better promote continuous life-long learning, serving individuals who use online courses to advance their careers as well as organisations that support the continuous learning of their workforce.

Professional MOOC courses cover the areas of sustainable energy, innovation and entrepreneurship. See our educational topics to find out more.

Courses should be delivered on our e-learning website The Institute of Sustainable Energy. . They can be made openly available to the public or with restricted access in a private section customised for our customers.

How to find out more

Do not hesitate to get in touch with us to find out more. Contact details here.