PORTLAND, Ore. (PRWEB) February 28, 2013
BlueVolt (http://www.BlueVolt.com), the leading provider of online Learning Management Systems (LMS) for the construction, manufacturing and service industries, has launched an online University for Leviton. Leviton, the number one brand preference for electrical wiring services by builders, electrical contractors and other industry professionals, partnered with BlueVolt to deploy its latest training initiative, a custom LMS called Leviton University.
The new LMS is an extension of Leviton’s existing ez-Learn™ training portal and the latest initiative in the company’s 10-year-old training program – part of the company’s commitment to delivering world-class customer service and technical support for distributors and electricians around the world.
Designed to educate users on Leviton’s portfolio of more than 26,000 electrical products, Leviton University currently features 23 courses covering a wide range of educational and training topics intended for its vast network of employees, contractors, distributors, end users, builders, sales force and marketing personnel. Current course offerings include: “Fiber Optics 101,” “Essentials of Lighting Control,” “Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment,” and “Energy Management.” These courses are open to the public and free to anyone in the electrical industry who wants to increase their knowledge on electrical wiring products and best practices.
“We created Leviton University to provide value to professionals in our industry through a wide range of training courses free to anyone who wants to learn about our electrical products. We have invested considerably in time, resources, subject matter experts and graphic arts teams to make these learning modules the best in the industry,” said Peter Kleinman, director of distribution marketing for Leviton. “We chose BlueVolt as a valuable and mission-critical partner to support and expand the audience for this training platform.”
According to Kleinman, Leviton University is in the development stage of integration with external platforms. “Our vision for Leviton University is to be platform agnostic, with open availability and easy porting to all such applications and technologies.”
“Leviton recognized the need to train electrical industry professionals, both internally and externally, on essential business capabilities, from development to logistics. The Leviton University not only makes customers and employees aware of new product offerings, but also gives them a high level of comfort and knowledge on the operation, programming, troubleshooting, and selling of solutions applicable to our solutions.”
Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs of today’s residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems. From switches and receptacles, to daylight harvesting controls, networking systems, and equipment for charging electric vehicles, Leviton solutions help customers achieve savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety. For more information visit http://www.leviton.com.
Portland, Oregon-based BlueVolt is the leading provider of online Learning Management Systems (LMS) for the manufacturing, construction and service industries. BlueVolt’s LMS for the extended enterprise delivers easy-to-use training across an entire company and its suppliers, sales channel, associations and customers. The LMS delivers affordable training, verifies knowledge and reports results all in one place. BlueVolt’s unique approach to online training encourages learning with its proven reward program that is valuable to those offering and participating in learning. As of February 2013, BlueVolt has delivered more than 1,788,000 courses to over 268,000 registered users. BlueVolt has won a Gold Excellence in Technology award from Brandon Hall, a Learning Leader award from Bersin & Associates for Vendor Innovation in Learning and Talent Management, and was recently named a Top Workforce Development Provider by TrainingIndustry.com in addition to making their third consecutive Learning Portal Companies Watch List for the company’s innovative approach to elearning. For more information, visit http://www.BlueVolt.com.