ACADEMIC MOOC PLATFORMS—the biggest and best-known MOOC provider, with the best selection of business MOOCs—the second biggest MOOC provider, started as a nonprofit collaboration between Harvard and MIT, also with a good selection of business courses—beloved by many for its group-oriented courses, including many courses on entrepreneurship and the social sector—includes a very good set of short, business-focused courses from British universities—a European MOOC platform offering many courses in German and some offerings in English, particularly in entrepreneurship—offering university courses, including business courses, in Spanish—an Australian platform offering free courses and accredited degrees from Open Universities Australia

OTHER LEARNING PLATFORMS—free, skills-focused courses including certificates, on a platform that operates well even without a high-speed Internet connection—offers a variety of free business courses, many on specialized topics—a free tutoring site aimed at high school and early college students, with some helpful materials on finance and economics—platform managed by The Economist Group that sells courses by authors, academics, and industry experts—fee-based courses on professional topics, often focused on specific skills—one of the original MOOC platforms that now offers technology-focused “nanodegree” programs, with strong offerings in technology entrepreneurship—offers a wide selection of courses taught by industry professionals, many focusing on concrete skills