PwC US Relaunches PwC Open University

Streamlined registration, better search, and integration with social media highlight new version of PwC’s free online library of 280 executive business courses

 

LOS ANGELES, October 22 , 2012 -- PwC (US) announced today the relaunch of PwC Open University -- a free online library of executive business courses developed by PwC thought leaders. First launched in 2010, PwC Open University is a first-of-its-kind corporate education resource that provides business executives, faculty, students, alumni and the general business community free and open access to over 280 virtual courses spanning multiple industries and topics with new CPE-eligible courses added regularly.

With the reintroduction, PwC Open University features an enhanced interface that personalizes the user experience.  Additions such as streamlined user registration, robust search capabilities, spotlighted content, a personal My courses view and integrated social media help users easily access and better interact with the expansive library of courses.

“Open access to education and knowledge-sharing are what drive innovation and progress, making resources such as PwC Open University increasingly important in today’s knowledge-based economy,” said Mitra Best, U.S. Innovation Leader at PwC. “By enhancing the cutting-edge learning experience that PwC Open University provides, we build on the innovative steps taken by leading universities in open courseware as we continue to pioneer open access education.”

Through webinars and videos, PwC Open University provides professional courses in financial services, governance, health care, energy and technology, among many others.  The world-class library continues to expand based on business issues and regulatory developments.

To access our library of courses, please visit www.pwc.com/openuniversity.

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Jennifer McClellan
Edelman, on behalf of PwC  
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