Tuesday, April 13, 2021

openSAP Celebrates 5 Million Course Enrollments, Continues To Provide Learners

openSAP Celebrates 5 Million Course Enrollments, Continues To Provide Learners

Spotlight

How do you feel about this story?

Like
Love
Haha
Wow
Sad
Angry

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced a milestone of five million course enrollments on its openSAP platform – a free online platform that offers innovative, expert-led massive open online courses (MOOCs) with accompanying microlearning and podcasts across a range of topics for learners of all abilities.

openSAP was established in 2013 to provide individuals with essential knowledge and the opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to navigate the SAP® software landscape, all with the flexibility to learn from anywhere at any time. Leveraging tried and trusted learning concepts, the online platform integrates features such as gamification and discussion forums to allow learners to interact with experts and peers in a way that is impactful and enjoyable. Hosted and run by the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI), SAP can look back on many years of close collaboration and successful codevelopment with the institute led by Director and CEO Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel.

“In today’s digitally-driven age, it’s important to create a learning environment that is accessible for all,” said Professor Hasso Plattner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SAP SE. “With the COVID-19 pandemic upending all facets of life and forcing many to move to a remote working and learning environment, it has become more important than ever to lower the barriers to essential knowledge to provide learners with the right tools and resources to continue to achieve and further their skills. It is tremendous to see what we have achieved so far with openSAP, and we are excited to continue to be part of our customers’ learning journeys as we work to meet their evolving needs.”

The online learning platform has recently seen accelerated growth, with the number of course enrollments doubling over the last three years. Enrollments in approximately 250 different courses average out to 20,000 enrollments per course, totaling 1.2 million learners across the board. While the platform continues to provide new courses on the latest topics and innovations, such as SAP S/4HANA®, SAP Business Technology Platform, intelligent integration, digital transformation and machine learning, older courses are still relevant and consistently attract new enrollments.

“With the tremendous need for reskilling through our current period of digital transformation, SAP continues to invest in lowering learning barriers through free offerings like openSAP,” said Maxwell Wessel, EVP and Chief Learning Officer, SAP. “Our goal is to ensure that everyone in our ecosystem – customers, partners, developers and employees – all have the right skills to thrive in a digital world and are equipped with the knowledge they need to prepare for the future.”

The award-winning platform has garnered great recognition and learner satisfaction over the years:

  • Ninety-eight percent are very satisfied with the learning experience openSAP provides.
  • Ninety-five percent say that the skills taught will help them in their future work.
  • Ninety-nine percent plan to take additional courses on the openSAP platform in the future.

To celebrate this achievement, SAP is offering its course SAP’s Integrated Intelligent Suite on the openSAP platform for an additional five months (until the end of July) to provide more learners with the opportunity to acquire essential knowledge and earn a record of achievement.

Today, SAP’s learning portfolio consists of various offerings to support continuous learning, performance and validation for everyone within the SAP ecosystem. As the learning environment continues to evolve, the portfolio will be enhanced and expanded by additional freely accessible offerings to meet learners’ changing needs.

To start learning with openSAP, visit open.sap.com.

Visit the SAP News Center. Follow SAP on Twitter at @SAPNews.

Latest News

Lifestyle

DSWD Livelihood Aid Empowers Women In Cebu

The Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the DSWD has benefited women in Cebu who have succeeded in their livelihood undertakings.

Team Up With Friends To Make It In The Mondelēz Int’l Leading Edge Business Challenge

Mondelēz International is open to top-calibre graduate and postgraduate students in Southeast Asia to join their 'live' business challenge this coming mid-April to June 2021.

Filipinos Google Unsafe DIY COVID-19 Treatments Instead Of Vaccine Registrations

iPrice Group reveals that Filipinos are more likely to search on Google about the Covid-19 DIY treatment rather than which vaccines are registered.

Checkpoints, Curfew Stay In NCR Plus, Other MECQ Areas: PNP

The NCR Plus bubble will be kept under check and curfew will remain in place, said PNP spokesman even after the President decided to downgrade the restriction.

NCR Plus, 3 Other Areas Now Under MECQ Until April 30

Anu-ano kaya ang dapat tandaan sa ilalim ng ECQ? Alamin!

The Great Filipino Story