Experiential learning pioneer will now issue digital credentials to validate in-demand IT skills
LAS VEGAS, NV (July 15, 2019) -- Learn on Demand Systems, developer of hands-on learning technology used by top tech firms, including Microsoft, to build engaging and effective learning programs, announced today the launch of a new digital credential program. With the company’s digital credentials, learners can earn and share their validated skills to connect with career pathways and learning opportunities.
“With the integration of digital credentials into our IT Pro Challenges, learners can now digitally validate the skills they demonstrate through our challenges and receive tangible benefits of their hard work to encourage them to continue their learning,” said Corey Hynes, CEO of Learn on Demand Systems. “Our partners know that digital credentials can be a powerful way to engage and motivate learning, while capturing critical data that enables organizations to quantify and close skills gaps.”
Now, learners who complete Learn on Demand Systems IT Pro Challenges earn digital credentials recognizing their skills in a variety of in-demand topic areas such as cybersecurity and cloud computing, as well as essential platforms like Microsoft Azure and AWS. Once earned, credentials are hosted on Credly’s Acclaim platform, which allows individuals to share their workforce skills online through professional and social networks. By creating a digital record of skills and accomplishments, Credly enables employers to track and understand where skills exist across the enterprise, while identifying skill gaps in real time.
“As technology transforms nearly every facet of the labor market, IT professionals are under constant pressure to demonstrate mastery of new skills in order to remain competitive,” said Jonathan Finkelstein, CEO of Credly. “Learn on Demand Systems' digital credentials foster a seamless transition from skill development to workforce recognition, allowing employers to better identify talent and giving professionals a secure, portable and trusted means to communicate what they know and can do.”
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Credly is helping the world speak a common language about people’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Thousands of employers, training organizations, associations, certification programs and workforce development initiatives use Credly to help individuals translate their learning experiences into professional opportunities using trusted, portable, digital credentials. Credly empowers organizations to attract, engage, develop, and retain talent with enterprise-class tools that generate data-driven insights to address skills gaps and highlight opportunities through an unmatched global network of credential issuers. Unleash the workforce. Credly.com
About Learn on Demand Systems
Learn on Demand Systems empowers organizations to accelerate technology learning through hands-on experience and skills validation. A global leader in hands-on live learning, Learn on Demand Systems recognizes the challenges companies face to create and maintain engaging labs, workshops, courses and assessments that make technical concepts tangible across the globe. To address these challenges, they offer a suite of products and services to develop, manage and deliver effective hands-on training, assessments and validation. To learn more, visit https://www.learnondemandsystems.com or follow Learn on Demand Systems on Twitter @LodSystems.