Highered Upskill

Bridge the skills gap 

Make your students and graduates more employable to meet the current skills-needs of employers worldwide.

Official Press Release

Prepare students for in-demand jobs

Attract students by offering industry certifications that develop skills and help prepare graduates to get excellent digital jobs (no school created content).

Offer world-class content and credentials from organizations leading the transformation of the global economy.

“There is a clear gap in the provision of skills and graduates being job-ready. Much of that is due to the speed of changing job requirements. The initiative will enable the needs and demands of graduates, employers and business schools to be brought closer together.”

Bernt Blankholm
CEO, Highered


“The acceleration caused by the pandemic has reshaped many roles and created new ones across sectors.  Our partnership with Highered will help close the skills gap and develop job-ready graduates for employers.”


Anthony Tattersall
Vice President, Enterprise EMEA, Coursera


More support to talent

Business schools can offer more comprehensive support to their students and better prepare them for job roles.


Identify the demands

Students and graduates will be able to identify the expertise that employers are demanding and undertake relevant learning quickly and flexibly.


Reduce onboarding time

Employers can reduce onboarding time for new employees by hiring graduates that already have the necessary skills and knowledge.

Access to 5,000+ courses and 1,900 Guided Projects on Coursera

Broad catalogue
The initiative will enable students from 700 business schools in 90 countries to access more than 5,000 courses and 1,900 Guided Projects on Coursera.

In-demand skills
Students can learn job-relevant skills needed for specific industries, companies, and roles by accessing a broad catalogue of content in high-demand fields, including data science, technology, and business.

Customized learning plans

Business school students and graduates have access to customized learning plans tailored to employer needs. Highered Upskill contains courses from employers such as Google, Facebook, BCG, IBM, and Microsoft. As new courses are added, learning plans will be developed and updated in collaboration with companies and business schools.


Highered Upskill 2.0 Price List

Unlimited Access/Certificates

Unlimited access to all 4,000+ world-class courses, Guided Projects, and job-ready certificate programs from Companies. 

There is no limit to how many courses (certifications) a student can take within the license duration.

Cancel Anytime

You can cancel the Highered Upskill subscription at any time. Or switch learners around during the licence period.

Pay Per Use (PPU)

You will pay only for the learners who join Highered Upskill (vs. learners invited to join).

Full Analytics Access

You will have full control over all your learners, all reports included.

Price Per License – 33 €

1-3 Month license
Discounts apply for longer periods


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