OpenSesame Has Cultivated Largest Online Training Catalog

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OpenSesame, the world’s largest source of online training courses, announced their eLearning catalog includes more than 21,000 courses, equal to more than 13,000 hours of training. Recent Series A funding of $8 million from Partech Ventures will enable the company to continue to cultivate quality courses in the near-term.

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eLearning is the answer to meet the diverse and growing training demands in the workplace. With the most courses in one place—more than 21,000—you can train smarter, no matter your budget.

OpenSesame, the world’s largest source of online training courses, announced their eLearning catalog includes more than 21,000 courses, equal to more than 13,000 hours of training. Recent Series A funding of $8 million from Partech Ventures will enable the company to continue to cultivate quality courses in the near-term.

“When we founded OpenSesame in 2010, we saw an opportunity to address the decline in traditional workforce training with an easy and cost-effective format,” said Josh Blank, senior vice president, OpenSesame. “eLearning is the answer to meet the diverse and growing training demands in the workplace. With the most courses in one place—more than 21,000—you can train smarter, no matter your budget.”

As businesses have decreased traditional workforce training, or eliminated it completely, research has also found that 41.7 percent of Fortune 500 companies are utilizing technology for on-the-job training (Elearning! Magazine, May 2013). OpenSesame’s extensive, easy and searchable online catalog works with all SCORM-compliant learning management systems and major web browsers to provide instant access to the highest quality, most sought-after courses, available in up to 10 languages.

From business and leadership skills, people and human resources management, to technology tips and certifications and more, the collection has the freshest courses for all training needs. Highly regarded creators OSHA, Franklin Covey and the For Dummies series are among those present. Additionally, OpenSesame offers customers personalized and customized training catalogs. A few of the most downloaded courses include:

  • 20 courses for $20: Management and Leadership (http://bit.ly/1oIETyH)
  • Email Etiquette (http://bit.ly/1oIETyH)
  • AB 1825: Sexual Harassment Prevention for Managers, required course for many companies in California (http://bit.ly/M6WhgX)
  • Niche industry trainings, such as Forklift Safety, are also in high demand.

OpenSesame’s flexible purchasing options, including pay-as-you-go, support the growing need for just-in-time (JIT) learning and skills-based training for companies of all sizes and training budgets. Find high quality courses in the searchable catalog (http://bit.ly/1gNXLIe), each available for immediate purchase and ready to start instantly in-browser, via email invitations or any learning management system.

About OpenSesame

Based in Portland, Ore., OpenSesame is the world’s largest source for e-learning courses focused on employee training. Buyers can browse online training courses in a wide variety of subjects from workplace safety to business skills. Following a purchase, the course is available instantly via a browser, by email or any learning management system. For more information, visit http://www.OpenSesame.com or follow @OpenSesame on Twitter.

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