LearnKey and Prodigy Learning Limited announce a strategic partnership to offer online, video-based training solutions aligned to IT Certification and career ready programs.
ST. GEORGE, UT - July 24, 2013 - LearnKey Inc., a leading global provider of information technology (IT) and career ready self-paced video based training, today announced a strategic reseller agreement with Dublin, Ireland-based Prodigy Learning. Under the terms of this agreement Prodigy Learning, an award winning IT learning company, will offer LearnKey's video based training solutions in the Ireland and UK markets.
"We are extremely excited to partner with Prodigy Learning," says Jeff Coruccini, CEO of LearnKey. "They are a best-in-class provider of certification and training programs tied to some of the IT industry's most recognized programs, including: Adobe, Microsoft, CompTIA, IC3 and many more."
Demand for online learning continues to grow, according to recent studies. A report by Ambient Insight states that the eLearning industry is experiencing a compound annual growth rate of 7.6 percent. Meanwhile, the study's authors project eLearning industry revenues will reach $51.5 billion by 2016.
"At those growth levels, this partnership makes perfect sense, expanding both companies global presence as Prodigy Learning is the industry leader in the Ireland and the U.K. markets," says Coruccini. "Coupled with a high level of IT-related job vacancies, IT certifications supported by online learning materials are an increasingly effective way to get students career ready."
Studies show that IT certifications are emerging as a critical component for filtering candidates by HR managers, and those candidates tend to earn 10 percent to 20 percent more and receive higher raises than employees without certifications.
"LearnKey's 25-year history of providing video training solutions that are taught by experts and have a reputation for thoroughly covering course objectives was a big reason for partnering with them," says Andrew Flood, a Director of Prodigy Learning. "As a One Stop Shop for IT Learning, we look to provide market-leading learning solutions for IT certifications, driven by customer demand. LearnKey meets demand from our customers for online learning for IT Certifications such as Adobe Certified Associate, CompTIA and Microsoft Technology Associate, as well as offering a natural complementary fit with other learning materials we offer, such as textbooks and practice tests."
The two companies share experience and strong support of government and education customers, as well as commitment to a high quality learning experience. Prodigy Learning will be selling LearnKey's video training courses for IT Certifications including Adobe Certified Associate, CompTIA, Microsoft Technology Associate and others.
LearnKey, a Better Learning Systems Company, provides IT and Career Ready video courseware for corporate, education, government, and personal users. Established in 1987, LearnKey offers decades of experience with engaging, interactive, and flexible training that is accessible anytime, anywhere.
About Prodigy Learning
Prodigy Learning is an award winning provider of IT learning and certification solutions for Adobe, Autodesk, Hewlett Packard, and Microsoft technologies. These IT certifications deliver job-ready skills, improving employability for students and productivity for employees.