IIMB (The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore) will join edX and will be the first B-school in India to do so. Together as IIMBx the institute will use new technologies and provide education through MOOCs (massive open online courses) to a mass population of students from around the globe.
EdX is a non-profit enterprise based in Cambridge, Massachusetts founded by Harvard and MIT. EdX provides interactive online classes through the best universities around the world. According to the director of IIMB, this is an opportunity to showcase IIMB's impact throughout the world through selected management courses. The CEO of edX feels that IIMB will provide courses of high quality to those who learn through edX and will be able to reach students across the globe.