FAQs on IBA-edX Agreement
1. What is the IBA-edX agreement?
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, edX has provided free access for a limited time to some of its courses. These courses have been provided to the IBA through HEC. Details about this agreement are available on the following link: https://www.edx.org/covid-19#for-academic-institutions.
2. How can I benefit from this agreement?
Being a part of the IBA community, you can access edX courses and can earn free certificates. Please note that for IBA these edX courses will act as a supplement and will not be considered as a replacement to any course being offered at the Institute.
3. What is the expiry date of this agreement?
The expiry of this agreement is July 01, 2020.
4. What are the courses that come under this agreement?
Only a select number of courses are available. The list of offered courses is available at the following link www.tinyurl.com/edxiba.
5. I have not received a coupon. What should I do?
If you are an IBA student, staff, or faculty then kindly fill the form available at the following link: www.tinyurl.com/edxibaform. Your request would be considered within 24 hours till then please bear with us.
6. I have received only one coupon. How to get extra?
In case you want to register for an additional course, please send us a request at the following link: www.tinyurl.com/edxibaform.
7. I need to register in more than one course. How do I get extra coupons?
Please send us a request on the following link: www.tinyurl.com/edxibaform.
8. What if I am unable to complete the courses that I have registered for by July 1, 2020?
We encourage you to complete the registered courses. As per the agreement, after July 01, 2020, the courses you have registered for will switch to 'audit only' mode.
9. Will I get a certificate from edX for completed courses?
Yes, you will get a certificate for all courses which are part of the IBA-edX agreement. You can find the list of courses available under the agreement here: www.tinyurl.com/edxiba.
10. How to redeem my coupon?
First, select the course that you want to enroll in. Please make sure that the course is available in the list provided atwww.tinyurl.com/edxiba, and you are registered with edX with the email that you have provided us to get the coupon. Once you are on the course page, click on the 'Enroll' button, and then click on the 'Pursue the verified track' button. This will take you to the payment page. Insert your personalized coupon and press the 'Apply' button. You should now be registered for the course.
11. The edX course is asking me for a verification process. What is it and how to use this feature?
To get a certificate upon completion of a course, you must have verified yourself. You will need to turn on the camera to take a snapshot of your face, and also a snapshot of your IBA or Government ID, bearing your name and photo. Once you have provided these snapshots, the edX system will confirm your verification and will provide you with a certificate.