Kira Talent Launches Kira University to Train Admissions Professionals

RECRUITING RECRUITERS: Kira Talent, makers of the higher education video admissions platform Kira Academic, has launched Kira University, a suite of online courses that aims to train university admission officials in spotting the best students and boosting both applications and enrollment. The company is focusing its first efforts on business schools with its first course, The Master of Business School Admissions. According to the company, 50 admissions officers have enrolled in the first course.

The first course is made up of four modules—Think like a Marketer, Redesign the Admissions Process, Assess Students Better, and Cultivate the Best Cohort—and will feature appearances by experts from LinkedIn, Hootsuite and the University of Michigan, among others, according to a press release.

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