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[COMPANY NEWS] ACQUISITIONS & PARTNERSHIPS Stories from the Last Quarter Articles TII New articles are ve xclusi ted each week on E pos Check out these TII Exclusives from the last quarter: • “Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water: Should Instructor-led Training Be Tossed?” by Bobby Butler • “Identity Leadership: Developing Self-Awareness in the Corporate World” by Stedman Graham • “Getting the Seasoned Professional to Engage in Training” by John Buelow • “Changing How We Learn: 3 Tips Every IT Trainer Needs to Know” by Gary Eimerman Interested in submitting company news? Please send to editor@ NetDimensions announced that it has acquired the assets, goodwill and business of eHealthcareIT for a total consideration of approximately $3.5 million. The acquisition is in line with NetDimensions’ strategy to become a premier global provider for talent management solutions for highlyregulated industries. Franklin Covey Co. announced that it has completed the acquisition of the sales transformation company, NinetyFive 5 LLC. This acquisition positions Franklin Covey’s Sales Performance Practice to be one of the world’s largest sales enablement companies. Corporate Visions, Inc. announced that it has acquired BayGroup International. This move expands Corporate Visions’ business and strengthens its reputation as the leader in helping companies differentiate their customer selling conversations. Richardson announced a partnership with Firmwater, a specialized LMS vendor, for delivering their award-winning online sales training, Richardson QuickSkills™. Its library consists of more than 60 core selling, service, and sales coaching courses. Capita announced that it has acquired KnowledgePool Group Ltd, a managed learning services provider. KnowledgePool has the ability to manage all learning activity and operations through a single channel that maximizes return on training investment. Mercuri International, PMI and Revegy partner to create the Global Sales Velocity Alliance. This is a co-operation between the three companies to provide clients with a complete sales performance platform. INDUSTRY NEWS Raytheon & GM Korea Company Contract Raytheon Professional Services LLC has delivered the launch training program for the Chevrolet Trax Urban Life Vehicle, the first training event conducted under a multimillion dollar contract to manage dealer training for General Motors Korea Company. Tin Can API Version 1.0 Released Rustici Software, the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL), and a broad community representing industry, government, and academia announce that the Tin Can API has been officially released as version 1.0. The Tin Can API is an evolution of SCORM, a previous standard managed by ADL. ‘Welch Way’ Corporate Training The Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University announced the launch of the Welch Way online leadership and management training program, available through Udemy’s massive open online course (MOOC) platform. Clemson University & Life Cycle Engineering Partner Life Cycle Engineering, Inc. and Clemson University’s Center for Corporate Learning announced the new Reliability Engineering and Reliability Excellence Certificate programs. The programs respond to a rising demand for professionals in the manufacturing sector to be formally trained and certified. Training Industry Quarterly, Summer 2013 / A Training Industry, Inc. magazine / 49

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Training Industry Quarterly - Summer 2013

Training Industry Quarterly - Summer 2013
From Where I Sit: Talent Management: An Emerging Business Strategy
Table of Contents
Ad Index
Guest Editor: Lessons from Shakespeare
Beyond Training
Dealing with Trust Issues
Younger Boss, Older Worker
Four Skills Needed in the Future Workplace
Survive & Thrive with Performance Support
How to Optimize Behavior Change for Business Impact
Addressing the Skilled Trade Crisis
Cultural Differences in Training
Gender Communication in the Workplace
Meeting the Needs of Gen Y Learners
A Leaders 'Crashless' Course: Helping Employees Drive Career Development
DeVry: Growing Talent with Blended Learning Solutions
Live Face-to-Face Training Still Leads the Way
Tweet Suite
Company News

Training Industry Quarterly - Summer 2013