said recently that in the next five years the best education will be found online, I'm not sure he was thinking about Facebook as the educational platform of the future. But the London School of Business and Finance is, and today the school announces a new course that will make its MBA course materials available online for free, delivered via a Facebook app.When Bill Gates
Of course, if you want to actually get your MBA, you'll have to fulfill the pre-requisites for the program (you need the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree) and you'll have to pay for the credits and examinations, offered through the University of Wales. The LSBF MBA will cost you £11,500 for British students and £14,500 for overseas students.
But if you're interested in the faculty lectures and the discussion groups, whether or not you decide to pursue the degree program, then you're welcome to participate for free in what the school calls a "revolutionary 'try before you buy' approach."
Touting the school's growth over the last seven years, LSBF founder, Aaron Etingen says, "The online world makes it hard to predict but what we do know is that this is going to change education forever!"
While Facebook does seem to be a place where college students go to talk with each other about their university experiences (educational and otherwise), I'm not at all convinced that Facebook will be an adequate platform to deliver a graduate school education. But certainly the number of users on the social networking site make it a good place for LSBF to advertise for their program.