Top Industry Talent

Juliette Denny Named eLearning MD of the Year for 2018

Juliette DennyBerkshire (UK), May 2018 - Juliette Denny, Ideologist-In-Chief of the multi-award-winning learning technologies company Growth Engineering, has been named eLearning Managing Director of the Year. The annual Influential Businesswoman Awards were announced, with Juliette Denny earning recognition for being a leading Managing Director in the eLearning industry. She beat a host of top industry talent to secure the prestigious accolade.

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Global Market Insights Report

ELearning Market Worth over $200bn by 2024

London (UK), May 2018 - The eLearning market size is set to exceed USD 200 billion by 2024, according to a research report by Global Market Insights. A major factor contributing to the steep growth of the eLearning market is the rising shift towards flexible education solutions in the corporate and the academic sector. These solutions allow students and employees operating in a range of verticals such as healthcare, BFSI, information, and telecommunication to have access to quality training but are dispersed over a large geographical area.

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TIS

MPS to Acquire Tata Interactive Systems

Mumbai (IN), May 2018 - MPS Limited (MPS) and Tata Industries Limited (TIL) have announced that they have entered into definitive agreements for the acquisition of TIL's enterprise eLearning business. Through this acquisition, MPS will acquire Tata Interactive Systems India (a division of TIL), Tata Interactive Systems AG, and Tata Interactive Systems GmbH. The transactions are likely to close in the next several weeks, subject to the fulfillment of customary closing conditions and shareholders' approval of TIL.

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Digital Learning Strategy

New Skills Wanted!

Kirsten WessendorfSaarbrücken (GER), May 2018 - Nothing is as constant as change in the context of today's learning and working environments. The necessity of being better, more forward thinking, and quicker is ever present. And in achieving this, continuous learning nearly always has a role to play. Many companies have already understood how important it is to rethink or restructure learning architectures within their businesses.

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Engage in Learning

Learning Materials to Help Prevent Card Fraud

Gloucester (UK), May 2018 - Some £58bn was spent via credit and debit cards in the UK in April last year, some 6.8 per cent more than was spent in April 2016, according to the UK’s Office for National Statistics. While this might appear to offer increasing opportunities for card fraud, these opportunities are being minimised by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) – and by related learning materials, such as those launched recently by Engage in Learning.

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Investment

Rockpool Backs Corporate Training Company Interact

London (UK), May  2018 - Rockpool is pleased to announce its recent investment into Interact, a pioneering learning and development company providing bespoke training and skill development using "practice-based learning". Joining Interact as CEO is training sector specialist Ben Benson, formerly VP of Sales at a leading United States training company and founder of training firm Benson & Company.

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Partner Programme

Dennis Miller as International Channel Manager

Dennis MillerBristol (UK), May 2018 - Agylia is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis Miller as International Channel Manager. Dennis joins Agylia at a time of global expansion for the Agylia Partner Programme. Dennis's experience in sourcing and implementing a wealth of learning solutions, as well as managing global training programmes and centres of excellence at prestigious organisations including Elekta, CGI, Pennant International, International Paper, and the US Air Force, makes him a key addition to the Agylia team.

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Cost-Effective Learning

Virtual Training Room across the Globe

Warrendale, PA (USA), May 2018 - SAE International has announced a pilot program in partnership with MicroTek that will offer professional development courses via virtual training rooms, accessible all over the world.

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Customer Value

TACK & TMI Launch New Brand Identity

Rickmansworth (BE), May 2018 - TACK & TMI, global providers of learning and development solutions, announce the launch of a new brand identity and global websites. The new branding signifies an exciting new chapter for TACK & TMI. Now part of major global staffing and HR services firm, Gi Group, TACK & TMI are looking ahead to the next phase of growth.

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Higher Education

UK Universities Respond to the GDPR Challenge

GDPR for higher educationLondon (UK), May 2018 - GDPR is the biggest change in data protection legislation for twenty years, coming into effect on 25 May 2018. Despite this, analyst firm Gartner showed that around half of those affected by the legislation - whether in the EU or outside - will not be in full compliance when the regulations take effect. Schools, colleges, and universities across the UK have responded to the GDPR challenge by designing their own sector-specific GDPR for Higher Education training course.

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LEARNING LIVE

LPI Launches Networking Service for Learning Leaders in Iberia

Madrid (E), May 2018 - The Learning and Performance Institute has expanded its highly successful networking service for learning leaders to cater for the local Spanish and Portuguese market. A two-day launch event brought together learning leaders in Spain and Portugal to tackle current challenges with action-based workgroups and inspirational speakers.

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Training Culture

Event of the Professional Development Consortium

PDCLondon (UK), May 2018 - On 14 May, the Professional Development Consortium will host its first event of 2018, themed "Creating a Training Culture". The theme for the May event will be "Creating a Training Culture"; it will look at what makes a positive work environment and learning culture internally. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from accredited members, and this event’s keynote speakers include representatives from Gaucho Restaurants and Rosetta Stone.

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