You will be able to browse through the OLC’s offerings and consume bite-sized content and face-to-face course materials without registering. However, you will need to complete a one-time OLC registration form to enroll in facilitated and self-paced courses, personalize the OLC portal, participate in e-discussions, and rate and comment on OLC content. If you apply for a particular facilitated course, then the information that you have provided in the registration form may be used to select or reject you as a participant. You will need to register in Coursera to participate in MOOCs. You will need to register in the community of practice to participate in it.
Please register in the OLC portal with the same email address as in the e-Institute. All course applications will be migrated to the OLC.
Once you complete the registration form, you will simply need to enroll in a course or other offering.
If you are World Bank Group Staff you can log into the OLC with your UPI and passcode without registering.
Registered users can select regions of interest in their profile settings and apply these filters when browsing or searching for content.
The OLC’s courses span a wide range of thematic areas. Check the “New and Recommended for you” section on the home page to see the newly added content. There is also an option to sort by the date created on most OLC screens. This option will display newly added content at the top of the list. Check the CALENDAR to see upcoming scheduled courses.
No. Currently, courses and resources offered through the OLC are free.
The three schools that make up the OLC are:
The easiest way to browse the OLC’s offerings is to select your interests in your profile space. To do this, follow these instructions and refer to the images below:
1. Click on “My Profile” at the top of the screen.
2. Click on the “Edit Profile” link.
3. Explore and select your topics of interest. Click “+” to display subtopics.
4. Select your regions of interest.
Once you have personalized your profile, the content displayed in OLC HOME will show the learning activities, courses, and/or communities of practices that are relevant for you based on the region(s) and topic(s) of interest that you selected. The items will be shown in OLC HOME by the learning school of WBx Talks, WBa Academy, and WBc Connect, as shown in the image:
You explore the topics by using the “Select a topic” dropdown box to see more resources in the thematic area of interest. You can also view related talks, courses, and communities of practice in the sidebar of the description page of the particular learning material or offering.
Yes, you can download documents and view them offline, but not all streaming content is downloadable.