Paris (F), July 2019 - Cegos, a worldwide provider in training and development, and Leapest, an EdCast company that offers a B2B marketplace for training resources, have signed a partnership agreement. Through this new partnership, the business buyers on Leapest marketplace will now have access to Cegos' eLearning catalog on soft skills (including HTML5 training modules). This premium content will be available to Leapest customers worldwide.
Leapest Marketplace is designed to fulfill one single mission: to simplify the provisioning and sourcing of learning solutions globally. As a result of digital transformation, many industries are moving towards a marketplace driven economy. Leapest is taking the lead in the corporate-training industry and offers the world’s leading marketplace for learning solutions.
More than 1600 business buyers from 100+ countries procure their training content and instructor services on the marketplace. Architected for agility, scalability, and reliability Leapest focuses on creating an environment to facilitate the exchange of values between business buyers and content partners in a transparent and trustful fashion where new partnerships are created to make the learning in the workplace more relevant and more cost-efficient.
The Cegos Group deploys a global offering, including turnkey and tailored training and development; operational consultancy; digital learning; managed training services; international training projects; and certificate or diploma courses. Running its own operations in ten European, Asian and Latin American countries, Cegos is also active in over 50 countries through its network of partners and distributors, which are all leading eLearning solutions providers. Thanks to this network, its catalogue on soft skills has 2.5 million learners per year.
Sukhbir Jasuja, Managing Director at Leapest by EdCast, explains, "The business buyers on Leapest marketplace will now have access to the premium eLearning content from Cegos to grow the skills of corporate professionals in management and leadership, personal development, project management, sales, and time management. Cegos’s eLearning solutions have a strong reputation in the market, with its highly interactive content and strong localization offering. We are excited about our partnership with Cegos, as soft skills continue to be one of the most in-demand skills."
Pascal Debordes, head of Channels and Alliances at Cegos Group, adds, "We are really excited to start this new partnership with Leapest. This fast-growing company and Cegos share the same values and ambition. Digital transformation and technological breakthroughs are revolutionizing jobs and skills. In addition, the connection between Leapest and EdCast combined with the premium content of our eLearning catalogue on soft skills offers the kinds of solutions that help companies and learners to meet the strategic challenges of the skills revolution."