CHICAGO, October 5, 2017 — Kaplan Professional and LearnCore today announced a strategic partnership, continuing on their shared mission of providing tailored learning solutions for organizations addressing today’s business challenges.
The partnership will immediately make available LearnCore’s video coaching, sales training, content authoring and social accolade capabilities to Kaplan’s enterprise customers. The educational content and services provided by Kaplan, complemented by these technologies, create a unique framework designed to develop top performers within an organization.
“Clients have come to rely on us to prepare their new hires with the education and exam training they need to be successful,” said Andrew Temte, President, Kaplan Professional. “This solution will help clients identify and replicate the traits and skills of their best people throughout the organization, while helping learning and development departments reduce the high costs associated with live classroom training or in-person coaching.”
According to Temte, this combined capability helps clients communicate their value and improve training ROI, while making it easier to scale existing training to multiple or remote locations.
Vishal Shah, CEO, LearnCore stated, “ I am absolutely thrilled to partner with the Kaplan team. We are seeing an increasing need for businesses to adapt quickly and differentiate themselves through their people. By combining LearnCore’s coaching technology with Kaplan’s learning content and expertise, we aim to deliver the most comprehensive training solutions impacting organizational productivity and sales success.”
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Kaplan, Inc., serves over 1.2 million students globally each year through its array of higher education, test preparation, professional education, English-language training and university preparation. Across its 79-year history, Kaplan has been recognized for expanding educational access and using technology and learning science innovations to continually improve outcomes for its students and partners. Kaplan has operations in over 30 countries, employs more than 17,000 full and part-time professionals, and maintains relationships and partnerships with more than 1,000 school districts, colleges and universities, and over 2,600 corporations and businesses. Kaplan is a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) and its largest division. For more information, please visit www.kaplan.com.
LearnCore is a video coaching and training platform for sales and customer success teams. Companies use LearnCore to ensure their teams are certified and up-to-speed on new or existing messaging at a company-wide or product level. LearnCore’s methodology develops both knowledge and skills using educational content, testing, and virtual role-play to help teams practice, coach and socialize best practices. For more information, please visit www.learncore.com.