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CO M PA N Y N E W S ACQ UI S I T I ON SA N DPA RTN E R S HI PS Docebo, the disruptive cloud e-learning solutions provider, and Cezanne HR announced that they have formed a partnership to provide an integrated human resources management system and e-learning/ learning management system solution to companies worldwide. The partnership brings together two of the leading software innovators in the global human resources management space. Pearson announced its partnership with Becker Professional Education, the leading provider of CPA exam preparation materials. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow faster through 2018 than for all the occupations the bureau tracks. The partnership will help meet this growing demand. Blackboard announced a definitive agreement to acquire Schoolwires, a leading educational website, hosting and content management providers to K-12 schools and districts. The acquisition of Schoolwires will better position Blackboard to improve the student experience through an unmatched combination of K-12 solutions and services focused on communication and engagement. Erickson Coaching International, the leading Canadian coaching and training organization, has teamed up with award-winning learning technology company Growth Engineering to launch the new online academy for The Art & Science of Coaching. Erickson will be integrating the latest adult learning theory and principles with Growth Engineering's technologically advanced learning management system. INDUST RYNE WS Innovative New Dual-Track Pathway for Nursing Students Galen College launched a unique pathway to nursing that can make entry into the profession easier for thousands of nursing students. The new initiative will help expand the pool of candidates as hospitals seek to hire more nurses with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN), a trend which multiple studies show is associated with better patient outcomes, including decreased mortality. IMC Software Solution Used for Austrian Citizenship Test Candidates for Austrian citizenship have previously had to pass a revised written test in the respective Federal States before receiving citizenship. Since the start of this year, the Carinthian Academy of Administration is now implementing these tests electronically for the first time. It uses the IMC Learning Suite, which offers numerous benefits for both the test participants and the testers. Britannica Launches Civil AviationFocused Customer Solutions Department Britannica Knowledge Systems, maker of the leading commercial-off-the-shelf software, the Fox Training Management System, has erected a new customer solutions department dedicated to ensuring that Fox can most favorably meet the unique training management processing needs of each airline, FTO and training provider. T R A I N I N G I N DUSTR Y MA GAZ INE - SPRING20 1 5 I WWW.TRAIN INGINDU S T RY . C OM/ MAGAZ I NE NIIT Awarded Managed Training Services Contract NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, was awarded a three-year contract to provide managed training services to Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a leading global wind energy company headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark. INTERESTED IN SUBMITTING COMPANY NEWS? PLEASE SEND TO EDITOR@TRAININGINDUSTRY.COM 59

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Training Industry Magazine - Spring 2015

Soft Skills Make Up Vital Part of Corporate Training
Table of Contents
Guest Editor: Leadership: The Artichoke Effect
Focusing on Mindsets and Attitudes
The Importance of Soft Skills For Trainers
Social Simulators Bring Training to Life
The Power of Storytelling in Organizational Development
Leading Change with Resilience
Why Perspective Selling Makes Sense
Harnessing the Power of Teamwork
Collaborate to Innovate: Building an Innovation-Friendly Business Culture
Are You Using the Best Metrics to Evaluate Your Skills Training?
Influencing into the Future
Culture: The Enemy at the Gate of Innovation
Casebook: T-Mobile: Answering the Call for Leadership Development
Leadership is an Inside Job
Vendor Selection Tips for Corporate Sales Training
Checking Your Motivation to Lead
The Real ROI of Leadership Training: Soft Skills Lead to Hard Results
Closing Deals
Company News
What's Online
Training Talk

Training Industry Magazine - Spring 2015