2023 edX Prize Finalist! EGADE professor among the Top 10 for Innovation in Online Teaching

Recognized for his course “Leadership and Organizational Behavior”, available on


Elliott Kruse, professor in the Department of Strategy and Leadership at EGADE Business School, was distinguished as a 2023 edX Prize Finalist for Innovation in Online Teaching.

Given their exceptional contributions, the eighth edition of this award presented a selection of 10 finalists, representing faculty from around the globe who teach Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) in a variety of fields. These courses are available for free (audit track) at

Kruse was selected as a finalist for his courseLeadership and Organizational Behavior”, which he delivers to help participants develop a leadership style that adapts to their strengths and the needs of their situation.

The EGADE Business School professor, together with the other finalists, was selected by a panel of educators and leaders from the edX community. Their evaluation is based on criteria such as effective, engaging, efficient, and equitable teaching methods, as well as innovation in learner-centered design.

“This remarkable group of educators continues to embody the unwavering passion, dedication and innovation within the edX partner network," stated Anant Agarwal, edX founder and Chief Platform Officer at 2U. “The 2023 edX prize finalists represent diverse institutions and disciplines and are steadfast in their mission to expand society's knowledge and understanding through free and open courses. On behalf of the millions of learners on the edX platform, we extend our gratitude for their tireless efforts to fuel the world’s ambition through education.”

The winner of the 2023 edX Prize was a group of professors from Curtin University for the course “Autism and Mental Health”, as announced at the beginning of October within the framework of the 2023 edX Global Forum.

edX is the leading global online learning platform and forms part of 2U.

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