Waukesha, WI (PRWEB) April 20, 2013
Today, OnCourse Learning announced a joint venture with Bjorksten | bit 7 (Madison, WI). The alliance is in response to a recent State of Wisconsin state law requirement for certification for professional engineers (P.E.) who seek continuing education credits to acquire or renew P.E. certification. OnCourse Learning will use their industry leading online learning platform to make the course material available 24-7. Bjorksten | bit 7 will provide exclusive learning content aimed at improving participants’ ability to manage engineering projects.
“In a new post-recession economy anyone seeking career advancement will need an edge,” said Patrick Sheahan, President of OnCourse Learning. “Not only will the P.E. coursework satisfy the new State of Wisconsin requirement, but it will also provide participants with value-added knowledge of effective management and innovative design as it relates to engineering projects,” said Sheahan.
“Online education is mainstream and OnCourse Learning is a leading provider of professional licensing education,” said Jim Frater, Bjorksten | bit 7 President. “We’re working closely with OnCourse Learning to develop and offer valuable engineering and project management knowledge not typically taught in traditional engineering schools,” said Frater. “This joint venture expands and diversifies our services beyond client engineering and design projects into direct outreach to practicing engineers throughout Wisconsin.” Likewise the joint venture will expand OnCourse Learning’s subject matter beyond their existing training and certification course offerings. “It’s a mutually beneficial business agreement,” said Frater.
With a keen focus on the financial services, real estate and IT industries, OnCourse Learning helps people get started and succeed in their chosen professions. OnCourse Learning is an education and compliance solutions provider for individuals, companies, educators, and government agencies seeking educational excellence, professional compliance, occupational tools, customized training solutions, and new careers. OnCourse Learning was recognized on the 2012 Inc. 5000 list as one of America’s fastest growing companies. Founded in 2007, OnCourse Learning is a privately held company based in Milwaukee, WI.
Bjorksten | bit 7 is an engineering and design consulting firm with a global client base. The company has embarked on an initiative to share its engineering and design project management best practices with individuals seeking innovative approaches to enhance their skills. The company draws upon its worldwide project management knowledge to develop and conduct training for numerous companies seeking to acquire proven techniques and tools for engineering, design and project management.