Global Knowledge Introduces Blended Learning to Address Canadian Skills Gaps

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TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and professional training, is introducing “Blended Live,” a new training delivery format to address the critical skills gaps faced by many organizations in Canada.

Organizations are increasingly citing challenges in acquiring the skills necessary to ensure cybersecurity or adopt new technologies, including cloud computing, artificial intelligence and blockchain.

According to the Global Knowledge 2018 IT Skills and Salary Report, 62 percent of organizations are dealing with increased levels of employee stress, 44 percent are having difficulties meeting quality objectives, and 41 percent are facing delays in developing new products.

Blended Live is a new learning modality that combines on-demand learning with instructor-led training.

Todd Johnstone, the Canadian-born CEO of Global Knowledge says, “Every year we work with more than 300,000 IT and business professionals and the way that they want to learn is constantly evolving, as are the technical opportunities for innovating the way we deliver training.”

 “The Blended Live format combines the flexibility of on-demand digital learning with the structure and interactivity of instructor-led training for a cohesive training experience.”

With Blended Live, students gain the flexibility of online self-paced learning while having access to an expert in a structured environment. Global Knowledge’s next-generation virtual classrooms mean that students, regardless of location, are able to see, hear and collaborate with each other as though they are in the same room—maximizing skills development.

Global Knowledge offers the broadest IT and business skills training curriculum and provides multiple delivery formats for students to choose from, including blended, on-demand and classroom.

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Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and professional training, helping develop the skills individuals and organizations need to succeed in the ever-changing world.

To meet customer needs, Global Knowledge is located in 15 countries, and has the unique flexibility to deliver a broad portfolio of courses in over 100 countries in classrooms, online, and through a worldwide partner network.

Established in 1995, Global Knowledge has 1,500 employees worldwide, including award-winning instructors widely considered the best in the industry.

Confirmed as the world’s leading training provider, Global Knowledge enables the success of more than 300,000 professionals each year.

SOURCE Global Knowledge