Memorandum of Understanding

Development as per the Kingdom’s "Saudi Vision 2030"

Dr. Khalid Al-TawilRiyadh (SA), May 2017 - LEORON Institute, one of the Gulf Cooperation Council region’s leading training providers has recently signed an MoU with BAE Systems SDT, a Saudi Arabian subsidiary of Britain’s BAE Systems, one of the foremost multinational defense, security, and aerospace companies. 

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Soft Skills Library

ELearning Brothers Launches Customizable Courseware

Salt Lake City, UT (USA), May 2017 - eLearning Brothers has announced a first in the training industry: Customizable Courseware. Customizable Courseware is a fully designed and developed training package that includes the eLearning source files, classroom materials, and PowerPoint presentations. 

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Training Industry

The 2017 Content-Development Companies Watch List

Raleigh, NC (USA), May 2017 - Training Industry has announced its 2017 Content Development Companies Watch List as part of its mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies.

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Friendly Competition

The Quad, a New Social-Community Feature

Saint Louis, MO (USA), May 2017 – ej4, an award-winning eLearning-content and learning-management-system (LMS) provider has added a new social-community feature to its LMS, Thinkzoom. This new space was created to encourage learners to connect with other learners for friendly competition, knowledge sharing, and training reinforcement for a more engaging learning experience.

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Courses on Demand

Editable eLearning Content without the Uploads

Chester (UK), May 2017 - Global eLearning supplier EssentialSkillz have launched a new product that enables any client to deploy and update fully editable off-the-shelf training from the EssentialSkillz training library in their own LMS without the need to re-upload course files after editing. 

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Health and Safety

Acheson and Glover Chooses Kallidus Content Services

Cirencester (UK), May 2017 - Acheson and Glover Ltd manufacture a wide range of construction and landscaping products for both the commercial and residential sectors. They employ over 400 staff and have a very broad and diverse customer base of both construction professionals and domestic consumers. All of their Health and Safety Training was previously done face to face and took over an hour, putting a lot of strain on the training department.

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Language Skills Gap

Strong Appetite for post-Brexit UK Language Learning

London (UK), May 2017 – The producers of the language-learning app Lingvist have announced their latest data findings, showing that the UK is taking the right steps towards becoming a more multilingual society in the post-Brexit era. They examined nine months of learning data before and after Brexit (August 2016 - April 2017) and found that Britons’ appetite for language learning strengthened despite the UK’s decision to leave the EU. 

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Combined Organization

Saba Completes Acquisition of Halogen Software

Redwood Shores, CA (USA), May 2017 - Saba Software Inc. has announced the completion of its acquisition of Halogen Software, Inc. Saba, Vector Capital and its affiliates, and Michael Slaunwhite, Halogen’s co-founder, executive chairman, and largest shareholder, have acquired Halogen for CAD$12.50 per share in cash. 

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Agreement

Cybersecurity Certifications within Training Programs

Alexandria, VA (USA) and London (UK), May 2017 - (ISC)2, an international non-profit membership association, and Learning Tree have announced a global agreement to enhance development of professional cybersecurity practice around the world. 

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eLearning Experts

MindMuze and CommLab India Partner for Success in Canada

Burlington, ON (CAN), May 2017 - MindMuze, a Canadian learning-innovations company, and CommLab India, a global technology-enabled learning-solutions provider, have joined forces. This collaboration will prove greatly beneficial for corporate learning in Canada, offering industry-leading learning design and rapid course development services.

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Learning Professionals

LPI Launches Sponsorship Programme

London (UK), May 2017 - The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) is proud to announce the launch of a new sponsorship programme to help selected learning professionals achieve their personal development and career goals.

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Cegos & Yoda Learning

UpsideLMS Adds Off-the-Shelf Courses to Its Solutions Portfolio

Pune (IN), May 2017 - UpsideLMS has partnered with Cegos and Yoda Learning, leading providers of catalogue content, to bring off-the-shelf courses to India. UpsideLMS is renowned the world over as an award-winning SaaS learning-management system. In its recent move to target the Indian market, the learning platform has added off-the-shelf (OTS) courses to its solutions portfolio. Sourced from Cegos and Yoda Learning, the OTS library offers a wide range of ready-to-use courses that are fast to deploy, easy on the pocket, and effective in addressing an organisation's learning needs.

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