Technology Requirements

What Minimum Technology Requirements Will I Need?

Our online courses are designed to function in any modern standards-compliant web browser.


A computer capable of playing audio, running one of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, or 10
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.3 or later

A monitor with a resolution of at least 1024 by 768 pixels

Can I use my iPad / iOS device for my eCornell training? (The canvas app is not supported, and not all elements of our courses are mobile-ready at this time.)


The two most recent versions of any of the following browsers with JavaScript enabled are supported:


Adobe Flash Player 17+. If it’s not already installed, you can download Flash Player for free.
Adobe Reader 9+. If it’s not already installed, you can download Adobe Reader for free.

Internet Connection

A broadband Internet connection (cable modem, DSL, or LAN)

If your system is not on this list, or if you have any other technology questions, call the eCornell Help Desk at 1.800.801.0287 (+1.607.330.3200 from outside the United States) for assistance.

What Computer Skills Will I Need?

Our online courses require just a few computer skills to get you off and running. You’ll need to be able to connect your computer to the Internet and use a web browser (see minimum requirements above). You’ll also need to be able to send and receive email (including sending messages with files attached), and use a discussion board and chat tool. (Our discussion board and chat software include online help.) With basic online skills, you’ll be able to work efficiently and concentrate on the material you are here to learn.

If you think you need to sharpen your technological skills, many websites provide free tutorials.

To learn more about the Internet, visit

Contact Us

Cornell Executive Education

Phone: 607.255.6541

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
209 Dryden Road, 4th Fl.
Ithaca, NY 14850 USA

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