Towards Maturity’s Ambassador Programme increases its international focus with IMC

by | Oct 10, 2012 | Articles, Press Release

One of Europe’s leading providers of learning and talent management solutions IMC, has joined Towards Maturity’s  growing Ambassador Programme.

Towards Maturity’s Ambassador Programme is made up of 21 leading learning specialist companies including UK, German and Indian based companies . They work together as ambassadors for change, identifying and improving good practices, raising awareness and driving the whole learning technology industry forward. They also share a common passion for ensuring that independent advice is freely available to all.

Towards Maturity’s annual benchmark is the largest international online learning technology study.  It provides its participants with personalised benchmark reports to help improve the impact of learning technologies in their organisations.  Both the study and personalised benchmark reports are free thanks to the Towards Maturity’s Ambassador Programme.

Dr Dirk Thissen, Regional Director of Northern Europe at IMC comments, “With more than four million people in over 1,000 companies and public institutions putting their trust in our products and service, we pride ourselves at promoting good practice. We are proud to support the outstanding work by Towards Maturity’s Ambassadors to increase learning technology good practice globally.”

The 2012 Benchmark Study is currently analysing how organisations’ learning strategies are responding to uncertain economic times, including how this climate is affecting budgets, technology changes and the building of talent. It also looked at the impact learning technologies are having in organisations of different sizes and sectors. Furthermore it will uncover the hype verses the reality of learning technology trends, whilst detailing drivers, barriers and benefits.

Laura Overton, Managing Director of Towards Maturity said, “We are delighted that IMC has joined our growing Ambassador Programme. We are seeing an increasing trend to benchmark not only in the UK, but internationally. IMC’s global perspective will be invaluable to help ensure that more organisations are aware of the effective practices that really make a difference.”

The Towards Maturity’s Ambassador Programme includes the following founding ambassadors Brightwave, Epic, GlobalEnglish, LINE Communications, The Corporate eLearning Consortium, successfactors, Redtray and The Charity Learning Consortium, plus CERTPOINT Systems, Speexx, Fusion-Universal, Information Transfer, learndirect, Toolwire, e2train,  QA, Ontuitive, MindLeaders, Upside Learning, IMC and Redware.

For more information on joining the Towards Maturity Ambassador Programme please email [email protected]

The in-depth report from the 2012 Benchmark Study will be launched on the 22nd of November in a joint webinar with the UK’s Learning and Skills Group. On the same day it will also be available to download for free from Towards Maturity’s online shop at https://towardsmaturity.org/shop/

About IMC
Since its foundation IMC has become an international leader in providing services and technology for learning, talent and new media solutions. With IMC’s applications and services, companies and public institutions of any size and sector can implement efficient and advanced education processes. Companies, academies and universities have all placed their trust in IMC’s many years of experience and the mature technologies.

IMC’s all-embracing technology and service offer – from managed services to learning and talent management technologies, performance support and the conception and development of custom-fit learning content, is supporting more than 1000 companies, public institutions and educational establishments of all sizes and in all sectors in the planning, developing, and implementing of mature HR development strategies.

Flexibility, systems integration and customer and process orientation are the main focus of IMC’s product development strategy. IMC’s products and services, which include the CLIX Talent Suite and CLIX Learning Suite, the Performance Management System LIVECONTEXT as well as the Authoring Tools POWERTRAINER and LECTURNITY, are an equal match for the diverse and individual needs of all organisations. In addition, IMC offers bespoke new media e-learning and a wide range of consultancy services in the field of learning and training management.A team of experts develops bespoke and standardized e-learning content in close collaboration with customers from all over the world.

The company, which has its headquarters in Saarbrücken (Germany), was founded in 1997 by Professor August-Wilhelm Scheer together with Dr Wolfgang Kraemer, Frank Milius and Dr Volker Zimmermann. IMC has branches in Munich and Freiburg, subsidiaries in Great Britain (Sevenoaks), Finland (Espoo), France (Paris), Switzerland (Zurich), Austria (Graz), Australia (Melbourne), Benelux (Amsterdam) and Romania (Sibiu).

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