Executive Summary Global Online Learners Community (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dp_jN6-yV5I&feature=youtu.be) is a website for students who are simultaneously enrolled in several online courses, both general as well as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The website helps global online course students spread across different time zones and accessing different platforms to effortlessly communicate, collaborate, submit assignments and meet deadlines. Students do not need to access several websites separately to pursue their courses. GlobalLearnersCommunity.com is a one stop destination for information on all available online courses with regularly updated news and research around e-learning. Global Online Learners Community will provide a mobile and online platform for forum discussions and interactive chats by students. Further, it will supply tools for effective collaboration, sharing, storing and submission of individual as well as group assignments.
The Problem Students who simultaneously take several online courses (both general as well as MOOCs) face the following problems:1. They need to search several websites for all available online courses2. They move back and forth between different websites in order to collaborate with team members while submitting assignments3. They need to search for and use different tools for communicating, sharing documents and making presentations4. They fail to meet group assignment deadlines owing to different time zones
The Product http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dp_jN6- yV5I&feature=youtu.be
The Team Asim Ali (USA-Canada/France) Nataliya Katsman (Australia-Russia) Rahel Cete (USA-Germany) Luning Wang (USA-China/New Zealand) Ratnaja Gogula (India)
Sales & Marketing Strategy www.GlobalOnlineLearnersCommunity.com will partner with https://www.coursera.org/ , http://www.udacity.com/ , https://www.edx.org/ and other universities that offer online courses to advertise its services to students who visit their sites www.GlobalOnlineLearnersCommunity.com will partner with communication and collaboration service providers and advertise on their sites
Sales & Marketing Strategy… www.GlobalOnlineLearnersCommunity.com will have a presence on social networks and will specifically target student groups within these networks to advertise itself