Mobitel Sri Lankan mobile service provider has come together with Scotland’s Edinburgh Napier University to launch the first of its kind mobile MBA for aspiring Sri Lankan executives. The new MBA programme allows students to follow lectures in an interactive virtual classroom wich will be delivered via Mobitel’s mLearning platform. The online degree will be on par with other Edinburgh Napier University MBA degrees enabling busy executives to graduate with a UK qualification. Further, students will also have the option to spend a semester at the Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland.
As per reports, Professor George Stonehouse, Dean of Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School, has said that they are delighted to extend one of their post graduate programmes to Sri Lanka as well. The unique feature about pursuing one’s studies via the mLearning platform is that all environments have been created to promote interactivity among students and lecturers whilst enhancing a student’s learning experience without requiring physical presence in the university. He further added that the most important fact is that due to its design and unparalleled functionalities, ambitious students with the thirst to broaden their knowledge can now confidently do so with the help of Mobitel’s mLearning platform.
Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel’s Senior General Manager, Corporate Planning & Marketing Mr. Janaka Jayalath has reportedly said that through Mobitel’s mLearning platform, they have harnessed the education pertaining to many industries in their nation, via partnerships with prominent educational institutes. Their partnership with a reputed university such as the Edinburgh Napier University, will enable students to pursue their higher studies at their own convenience by bridging the gap between time and accessibility, via mLearning.