Changemakers

Global L&D Authorities Join to Help Corporate Learning Leaders

London (UK), June 2020 - The 702010 Institute has launched Tulser Global to reinvent learning and development to deliver business results; Laura Overton joins the team. Tulser Global has launched a new initiative led by a team of world-renowned L&D changemakers to help organisations redefine the ways they drive business-critical value through their L&D services.

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Talent Experience Platform

Totara's Expansion into Global HR Technology Market

Wellington (NZ), June 2020 - Totara has announced that its owners have entered into a purchase agreement with Sydney private equity firm Five V Capital under which Five V will acquire a majority ownership interest in Totara. The operations and management of Totara will remain unchanged, with Richard Wyles continuing as Chief Executive Officer.

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UNESCO

ICDE Joins as Partner of the Global Education Coalition

Oslo (NO), June 2020 - Together with partners from across the globe, ICDE - a global  membership organization for open, flexible, and distance education - is proud to support countries in scaling up their best distance learning practices and reaching learners who are most affected by COVID19 via the UNESCO Global Education Coalition.

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Key Professional-Skills

Genpact Opens Internal Learning Program

New York, NY (USA), June 2020 - Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has announced Adapt and Rise, a role-based online learning platform that leverages Genpact's expertise honed from delivering real-world change for hundreds of clients. By making key insights available to the public at no cost, Genpact aims to enable professional resilience and accelerate adoption of the most critical professional skills and competencies required to succeed in the digital age.

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Online Educational Platform

Worldwide Launch of EdTech Startup Lectera.com

Tallinn (EST), June 2020 - Lectera.com’s international online educational platform has started its operation in four languages. The founder and CEO of the project is Mila Semeshkina, who is an entrepreneur, the author of the best-selling book Learn or Leave the Market, and an international expert in brand creation and promotion. A total of US$2.7 million has already been invested in the development of the platform, and a total investment of over US$7 million by 2023 is planned. The platform is targeted toward international markets, in particular the CIS, Europe, the USA, Latin America, India, and Africa.

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Virtual College

Online Training with the Health and Safety Executive

Ilkley (UK), June 2020 - Virtual College has teamed up with subject matter experts from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to develop a new online health and safety training solution for slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. It has not only been designed to help businesses meet their compliance needs, but the learner has been at the forefront of the creative process, ensuring a training solution that is relevant, engaging, flexible, and accessible to all.

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IT and Technical Training

DataCamp Partners with Anaconda to Enable Data Fluency for Teams

New York, NY (USA), June 2020 - DataCamp, a leading interactive learning platform for data science and analytics, has announced a new partnership with Anaconda, which provides open source tools and enterprise-grade software for data scientists and organizations doing data science at scale.

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Nimble Elearning

Equality and Diversity Essentials Course

Stonehouse/Gloucestershire (UK), June 2020 - The issues of racial equality and ethnic diversity have been brought to the fore, and in recent weeks, equality and diversity training for individuals and organisations have become a priority for those involved in L&D.

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People and Skills

Funding Will Accelerate Talent Mobility Product Roadmap

London (UK), June 2020 - The Degreed upskilling platform has announced $32 million in new funding in direct response to overwhelming demand for better skill insights, talent mobility, and a user-focused learning experience. Owl Ventures led this latest round, bringing Degreed's total funding to $182 million.

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Improved Hiring

PeopleFluent Launches New Recruiting Platform

Raleigh, NC (USA), June 2020 - Built for how we work and live today, with integrated texting, video, social, and mobile app collaboration, PeopleFluent Recruiting helps organizations create a streamlined experience for candidates, recruitment teams, employees, and hiring managers.

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Webcast

The Value of Building a Sustainable Talent Pipeline

Pune (IN), June 2020 - UpsideLMS will highlight the importance of L&D readiness and the value of building a sustainable talent pipeline in its upcoming webcast, 30 June, from 15.00-16.00 IST (UTC +5:30). Identifying skills gap, nurturing talent, and filling vacant positions through L&D and HR interventions is a critical priority for the success and growth of any organization. However, in a world in which agility is critical and readiness is an absolute must, the value of having a sustainable talent pipeline that consistently identifies and prepares talent to address an organization’s current as well as future business needs cannot be overstated.

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Webinar

How to Power Up Your Online Training Capability

Cary, NC (USA), June 2020 - Enable anyone in your organization to produce impactful, engaging online training. Take your team's eLearning production processes from 0-60 with Learning Accelerator. In this exclusive webinar, learn how you can cuts costs and increase impact with Learning Accelerator. Join Elucidat, 25 June, 16.00-17.00 BST (11.00 EDT / 08.00 PDT).

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Free and Open Webinars

Learning Impact On-Demand Virtual Series

Lake Mary, FL (USA), June 2020 - Has COVID-19 changed education forever? Only time will tell. What we do know is that moving to 100% online / remote / distance learning is a high priority - right now, next semester, and as we prepare for the future.

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