Enter the GROOC: Better Than a MOOC?


Now we can call a MOOC for what it is: Missed Opportunity for Online Collaboration. Otherwise known as the Massive Online Open Course, the MOOC possesses a major downside – students get flexibility and independence in their studies, and even the freedom to learn – usually for free – while wearing nothing but last week’s underwear, but usually work without the benefit of team-based collaboration.
Now, renowned management expert Henry Mintzberg, creator of the organigraph, double winner of the McKinsey Award, professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada – and harsh critic of MBA education – is pushing the MOOC in a new direction, and giving his creation a new name.

Read full article: Poets & Quants, January 4, 2015