Business Intelligence and More

Barcelona (E), March 2015 - The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) offers a free massive open online course (MOOC) on Business Intelligence through the new European Multiple MOOC Aggregator (EMMA), a project that brings together leading university partners providing online, easy-to-access multilingual learning opportunities that are open to all learners. The Business Intelligence course starts 06 April.

In addition to the UOC course, the EMMA platform offers three more MOOCs this spring: Developing Blended Learning, eLearning, and Lisbon and the Sea: a Story of Arrivals and Departures. These MOOCs are open to learners all over the world; each lasts between six and eight weeks.

Each of these MOOCs is offered in different European languages (Estonian, Spanish, Dutch, and Portuguese) with translations and transcriptions in English. Learners are welcome to test out the learning platform in the different languages available to find the MOOC that best meets their needs and interests.

EMMA MOOCS Available



Start date

Offered by


  • Business Intelligence

6 April 2015

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Spanish / English

  • Developing Blended Learning

6 April 2015

Open Universiteit, The Netherlands

Dutch / English

  • eLearning

6 April 2015

Open Universiteit, The Netherlands

Dutch / English

  • Lisbon and the Sea: a Story of Arrivals and Departures

13 April 2015

Universidade Aberta, Portugal

Portuguese / English

Teachers and learning providers are also invited to consider adding elements of EMMA MOOCs to their own existing courses to add new perspectives and innovative learning opportunities.

You are also invited to take part in the EMMA Summer School on designing MOOCs, which will take place on the Italian island of Ischia in July 2015. This summer school is organised in collaboration with Federica Weblearning platform and The European Association for Technology-Enhanced Learning.

EMMA is experimental in nature and uses an integrated advanced automatic-translation service. Feedback from the wider educational community is always welcome to help us to improve the platform.