Boston, MA, May 04, 2012 – Pearson today announced an expansion of its professional training solutions by partnering with LearnSomething, a leading provider of customized, digitally-delivered corporate training services. The collaboration will result in a comprehensive set of solutions to assist corporations, associations, unions and government agencies such as business, IT, and healthcare.
Pearson’s professional training business offers technology, content and services in the areas of digital content management, knowledge capture, customizable online training materials and online tutoring to improve writing and IT skills. Pearson will use LearnSomething’s flexible, web-based learning platform to support customers’ learning and training goals efficiently and economically.
“According to a recent report by the Society for Human Resource Management, organizations that offer their employees workplace development and training increase their efficiencies and effectiveness. Pearson’s expanded professional business and our partnership with LearnSomething will create more opportunities for government and corporate entities to maximize their employees’ potential and improve ROI through formal and informal learning,” said Christopher Shenk, Senior Vice President of Pearson Learning Solutions.
“We’ve been a leader in delivering online learning solutions for corporate, non-profit and government organizations for nearly 20 years,” said Steve Roden, Chief Executive Officer of LearnSomething. “We know that in today’s world, continuous learning is the key to success for professionals and organizations alike. Partnering with Pearson to combine the power of Learner Community, our platform for delivering engaging, motivating learning experiences, with Pearson’s broad range of proven learning products and services will produce an unparalleled capability to deliver effective learning that is critical to organizational success.”
For more information, visit http://www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com/professional/.
For almost 20 years, LearnSomething has been a leading provider of online learning solutions for corporate, association and government clients. LearnSomething supports clients in the areas of online learning strategy, capability and content. Learner Community, LearnSomething’s newest learning and content management system (LCMS), is revolutionizing how organizations think about and approach the development and delivery of online learning.
Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, has global reach and market-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing (NYSE: PSO). The company provides innovative print and digital education materials, including personalized learning programs such as MyLab/Mastering; educational services including custom publishing; and content-independent platforms including the EQUELLA digital repository and Pearson LearningStudio online learning platform.
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