>> TheCustomerCollective.com and Oracle Corporation released "Access to the Experts," a series of 12 video tutorials from top sales training experts. The series covers sales topics such as utilizing social media in sales and growing and retaining customers during a recession. Users also can view related materials such as PowerPoint presentations, as well as participate in discussion forums with other sales professionals.
>> Signature Worldwide introduced Ideas in Motion workshops, half-day programs designed to bring together employees who work in food and beverage, revenue management, sales, housekeeping, marketing, room service, front desk, and customer loyalty departments. Facilitated by a Signature expert, attendees are taught how to work together, use consistent messaging, and deliver improved customer service.
>> American Management Association (AMA) will offer live, instructor-led virtual seminars starting this October. The five new virtual seminars offered this fall are: "Time Management," "Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers," "Successfully Managing People," "AMA's PMP Exam Prep Express," and "Strategic Planning."
>> Paradigm Learning announced a new version of Zodiak: The Game of Business Finance and Strategy, a classroom-based business acumen simulation. The new version is designed for HR professionals, and aims to improve their business acumen, and allow them to more successfully align HR initiatives with corporate strategy.
>> OutStart Inc. released OutStart LCMS 2009. The vendor says the new technology offers "next-generation" learning content management system (LCMS) functionality to develop, manage, maintain, and deliver modular learning.