Overseas Technology Pvt Ltd is the exclusive partner of Coursera in Pakistan and Pakcoursera.org is the Pakistan portal for the HEC approved Specializations from Coursera.org for Pakistan. To increase access to high-quality education from the best institutions around the world to learners across Pakistan.
Enhance teaching and learning for educational institutions in Pakistan with innovative blended learning programs and in an online format.
To train and to develop cutting-edge skills for Pakistani learners so that they can compete effectively in todays technology oriented globalized world.
Our team is devoted to leading the open education revolution in Pakistan. Here is more about them below.
Mian Fareed Iftikhar is a Harvard Graduate, Entrepreneur, Technologist and a Venture Capitalist. He is the founder of Overseas Technology. Which is also an exclusive partner with one of the world’s leading MOOC’s Coursera.org. He is also director at Overseas Capital Group llc (overseascap.com), and has worked in Investment Banking in the US and Pakistan. Fareed is the founder of many successful start-ups both in the US and Pakistan. He is director across these start-ups and has led them to achieve tremendous growth. Fareed is dedicated to researching, developing and licensing cutting-edge technology solutions for Pakistan. He spends his time between the United States and Pakistan and when not working enjoys contemplating how best to bring about positive socioeconomic change for the people of Pakistan.
Omer Iftikhar is Co-founder of Overseas Technology, and is a seasoned investment professional with investing and trading experience. He is a director at Overseas Capital llc, and is also the Chief Investment Officer of a Global Macro Hedge Fund based out of the US, and has previously worked at State Street Corp Asset Management based out of Boston, USA, and Standard Chartered Bank Corporate & Investment Banking based out of New York, USA. He brings a breadth of knowledge from his extensive international professional experience. Omer graduated from Boston College in Mathematics & Economics cum-laude and is a CFA charterholder
Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online.
Prime Minister’s Youth Programme is a revolutionary programme for the socio-economic development of youth, in a bid to combat soaring unemployment in the country. It has a broad canvas of schemes aimed at enabling youth and poor segments of population to: Get good employment, opportunities, Secure economic empowerment, Acquire skills needed for gainful employment, Have access to higher education and IT tools, Access to on-the-job training/internship for young graduates to improve the probability of getting a productive job
The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is an independent, autonomous, and constitutionally established institution of primary funding, overseeing, regulating, and accrediting the higher education efforts in Pakistan.
See more at: http://www.hec.gov.pk
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