Training Today: Partnerships and Alliances (Jan/Feb 2012)

The latest training industry mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and more.

>> Management Concepts Inc., a provider of training to the federal government, announced its exclusive collaboration with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to develop and offer HR training curricula for federal agencies. Six courses initially will be offered and will focus on federal market HR, talent acquisition and development, HR as a strategic business partner, building credibility in HR, human capital effectiveness metrics and workforce planning.

>> DIDMO, architect of cross-platform mobile application creation solution Magmito, and Success Associates (SA), a provider of learning, employee development, training, and coaching solutions, have partnered to offer a mobile extension of SA’s current distance learning platform, SkillBuilder. Key modules from the SkillBuilder system will be optimized for mobile devices and delivered as Magmito-generated apps.

>> iCIMS, a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent management and acquisition solutions, and Tracker Corp., a provider of software for immigration management,Form I-9 compliance, and E-Verify regulations, formally expanded their partnership. iCIMS now will offer Tracker I-9 software and E-Verify compliance as part of its Onboarding Solution.

>> Ground handling business Servisair chose Intelex to support training programs across its UK and Ireland sites via its Web-based business performance solution. Previously, Servisair had relied on isolated training systems across each of its 24 sites in the UK and Ireland.

Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training Top 100 and Emerging Training Leaders.