UNED, Higher Center for Virtual Education (CSEV), Telefónica Learning Services and Banco Santander signed a collaboration agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) MediaLab to promote online higher education for large groups in Iberoamerica. In this way the first open and open Iberoamerican community was born. free, of digital entrepreneurship.

For the Director of the Superior Center for Virtual Education, CSEV, Daniel Torres, “This first Ibero-American entrepreneurship community will have a very strong social base and a cluster of activities and training offerings that will gradually be integrated into the training opportunities that potential entrepreneurs from across Ibero-America will have. These will be able to benefit from a comprehensive training, open to all, free and exceptional for the level of innovation and the very high quality of training offered to potential entrepreneurs. This entrepreneurial community aims to promote better education for entrepreneurs who are already immersed in the development of their business and also for all those people who have thought about starting their own business but for some reason have not been able to, Because for some, not having the right technological knowledge is a fundamental barrier.”

In addition to teaching technological and entrepreneurial skills in the digital world, the course serves to articulate innovative learning methods in which CSEV will play a crucial role. Telefónica will join the agreement by adding technology support through its training division of Telefónica Learning Services and Banco Santander will support the Universia network journey.

The first courses will start next October and are aimed at the design and economic use of mobile applications. Individuals who complete these courses can obtain “open and distributed accreditation” (open accreditation refers to a more open and flexible type of recognition than that established in regulated formal education, through a system of “Badge” – badge or electronic certificate – recognized by UNED and MIT).

The profile of the students for these courses includes digital entrepreneurs, students, curious people, job seekers in the world of mobile applications, funders of innovative projects, ideologues, etc. and there will also be room for numerous agents of the economy: institutions, companies, platforms that are interested in starting entrepreneurial projects based on mobile applications.

The courses are free, prior registration. For more information, visit the CSEV blog by clicking here.