Tag: Training

Alion Awarded $73 Million Task Order to Provide Joint Training Synthetic Environment Research and Development

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Navy has awarded Alion Science and Technology a $73 million task order with a 60-month period of performance to provide Joint Training Synthetic Environment (JTSE) Research and Development (R&D) for Joint Staff J7, Deputy Director Joint Training (JS J7 DDJT) Environment Architecture Division (EAD). Alion was awarded this contract under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. These DoD IAC MAC task orders (TOs) are awarded by the U.S. Air Force’s 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron to develop and create new knowledge for the enhancement of the DTIC repository and the R&D and S&T community.

“We are dedicated to our continued customer partnership to develop joint virtual environments to prepare for Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2),” said Katie Selbe, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Alion’s Cyber Network Solutions Group. “Alion has

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Trump’s Attack on Diversity Training Stifles Racial Reconciliation Efforts

Ron House, the president of John A. Logan College, did not respond to a request for comment.

The reaction has been driven, in part, by the severity of the penalties. Violation of the executive order by contractors carries the risk of debarment or blacklisting from government contracts, which could put some companies out of business.

The Labor Department has already rolled out a hotline for tips about noncompliance. The department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs will also require that federal contractors and subcontractors send in for review the content of diversity and inclusion training programs as well as their duration and expense.

Legal experts say they have never seen such demands. The executive order’s definition of “divisive concepts” is exceedingly broad, and the meaning of “scapegoating,” which is banned in the order, makes little sense, said Scott Hommer, the co-chairman of the

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fit20 U.S. Opens Flagship Studio & National Franchise Training Center in Liberty Place

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — fit20 USA announces the opening of its new Flagship Studio and National Franchise Training Center in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Va. in Liberty Place.

fit20 USA is the Master Franchisee of fit20, a concept started in the Netherlands that now has over 150 Studios in nine countries with 18,000 members. fit20 is a unique concept that provides a private, noise-free environment geared to accommodate busy schedules and reflect personal physical requirements, featuring a 20-minute weekly session with a certified personal trainer. 

The state-of-the-art fit20 location in downtown Fredericksburg will be the National Training Center for new franchisees as well as a fully functioning studio. Member training sessions are already underway in the new facility.

“We are excited to be growing in Fredericksburg, especially amid this challenging pandemic,” says CEO, Aqil Radjab.  “Our facilities provide people with the opportunity to grow stronger and

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Master Google Cloud with these 10 online training resources

These Google Cloud video courses and eBooks focus on analytics, AI, machine learning, and more. Developers, architects, admins, and aspiring IT pros can benefit from this training.

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Long thought to be primarily geared toward online storage and transfer services, cloud computing now plays a fundamental role in the way we live our lives. Virtually every major company relies on powerful cloud computing solutions in order to innovate products, reach new customers, and modernize their entire workflow, and their reliance on cloud-based infrastructures is only going to grow in the coming years.

As one of the world’s leading cloud computing services, Google Cloud offers power and flexibility when it comes to meeting a variety of business challenges, and the Complete Google Cloud eBook & Video Course Bundle will get you up to speed for just $29.99.

Whether you’re an aspiring IT pro or a more seasoned

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LATAM LMS-Frontline Worker Training Market (2020 to 2025) – Featuring Blackboard, Oracle and Kenexa Among Others

The “LATAM LMS-Frontline Worker Training Market – Forecast (2020 – 2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The LATAM LMS-Frontline worker training market is anticipated to reach $228.19 million by 2025 with a CAGR of 14.25% in the Forecast period 2020-2025.

Owing to the growing need of enhancing the skill sets of front line workers to provide better performance in their current positions and also in meeting the need for higher level skills to support higher value-aNAed activities in the economy thereby moving up the organization. More over Stringent Government regulations and initiatives regarding worker training in Latin America and emergence of gamification on a Learning Management System for worker training will accelerate the market in the forecast period. ANAitionally, the recent trends of globalization and consistent improvements in corporate competencies are some of the key factors attributing to the growth of the Latin America LMS-Front line worker training

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Sandler Named a Top 20 Online Sales Training Company By Selling Power Magazine

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sandler (www.sandler.com) is one of the largest training organizations in the world, providing innovative customer-focused content, tools and resources designed to increase performance and stature of those involved in revenue generation.  In the face of the pandemic, Sandler was able to accommodate clients with a strategic move to online training, and the expansion of online tools and the Sandler Digital Library, which earned them a place on Selling Power Magazine’s first list of the Top 20 Online Sales Companies in 2020.

Selling Power is the leading digital magazine for sales managers and sales VPs.  According to Selling Power founder Gerhard Gschwandtner, “Recent research from McKinsey & Company shows 90% of sales teams have transitioned to remote selling.  Finding a sales training partner that can deliver effective learning virtually – the same way B2B sales teams are conducting business – will

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Learn YouTube Video Marketing Across 50 Hours of Training

YouTube reaches 1.3 billion people. More than 30 million people log in every day to watch videos on the world’s largest video sharing platform, which is why marketers are leveraging YouTube as an important channel. If you’re looking to diversify your marketing or want to help your company’s marketing initiatives, check out the Complete Content Creator Bundle for YouTube.



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This ten-course bundle comprises more than 50 hours of training in everything from how to set up a YouTube account to building complete sales funnels and turn viewers into buyers. The instructors include proven entrepreneurs like Benji Wilson, Chris Haroun, and Bryan Guerra—people who have grown multi-million-dollar business empires, in part by using YouTube as a channel.

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You’ll learn how to start a YouTube channel and discover a proven approach to scaling it to reach thousands or millions of people. You’ll learn how to use free

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Preply Unveils New Slate of Business Language Training Programs

COMPANY NEWS: Preply has just unveiled a brand new slate of business language training programs to add to its already robust offering. The three programs, focused on online corporate language training, will provide users with the ability to learn in English, German, and Spanish. In essence, these programs will look to expand business language training beyond just English.

The program itself is a part of Preply Enterprise, a new business offshoot of the company which aims to expand Preply’s innovation in language training into the corporate realm.

A Deep Dive into Preply

Preply was founded in 2012 to create a more streamlined and practical method of language learning online. They wanted to create something that would solve some of the issues in language learning that were rife in more traditional methods.

To that end, the company had developed an easy-to-use video platform that allows tutors and students from around the

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Training Is At Its Core

By Krista Glantschnig, VP, GTM, SAP Litmos

As we embark on this final quarter of 2020, there are countless lessons to be learned from one of the most tumultuous, trying, and troubled years of our lives – by anyone’s standards. There’s good reason to hope for a slow and steady recovery (economic, public health, global morale) through 2021, but in the meantime, gleaning some wisdom from the previous three quarters seems a worthy exercise.

2020 proved that business environments can change unexpectedly and are less in our control than we might like to think. 2020 rewrote the rules of the game, forcing all players to reinvent aspects of themselves and giving competitive advantages to those who adapted fastest. It also opened opportunities for brand new players who saw emerging market gaps and jumped in to fill them.

Even at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, companies started scrapping their 2020

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Bridgestone Extends Partnership with Maplewood High School Automotive Training Center on Program’s Fifth Anniversary

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) announced it has extended support for Maplewood High School’s Automotive Training Center through 2023. The extension coincides with the program’s five-year anniversary and will ensure Nashville students continue to have access to the skills needed to pursue careers in the automotive service industry. Since 2015, more than 110 students have graduated from Bridgestone’s Automotive Training Center at Maplewood High School, and 39 students have accepted positions working at one of more than 13 Nashville-area Bridgestone Firestone Complete Auto Care stores.

Maplewood High School’s Automotive Training Center, the heart of the Automotive Technology pathway in the Maplewood Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was developed by Bridgestone and Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) in response to a nationwide shortage of automotive technicians. At the heart of the four-year program is an onsite, fully-functioning Firestone Complete Auto Care tire and automotive service

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