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St Albans, Herts, United Kingdom, 2007/08/09 - With new offices opening in UK regions, knowledge systems specialist MyKnowledgeMap (MKM) has made key appointments to its commercial and public sector sales teams.
Business Development Director (Public Sector) Paul Wren joins knowledge systems specialist MyKnowledgeMap (MKM), bringing over 20 years further and higher education management experience. This includes work in sector skills developments and employer engagements such as ‘Train To Gain’ as well as executive level involvement in the Retail Academy and Skills For Care (North East).
Colin Tait, who joins MKM as Business Development Director (Commercial), fields over 20 years of sales, consultancy and course delivery experience in the training industry with previous posts held with Thomson NETg and Barclays Bank training division.
MKM has worked on high profile learning and development projects over the past 12 months with major brand and institutional clients including Tesco, the British Council, international town centre management body IPM, and ALPS, the UK’s largest mobile education project yet.
Business gains for the company’s web-based learning, skills academies and diagnostic suites has seen expansion of MKM’s premises in York and the roll-out of divisional offices in Manchester and Glasgow.
"Our output may be digital and therefore virtual, however its inputting remains intrinsically human and with human needs," observes MKM managing director Rob Arntsen.
"Physical expansion of premises has become inevitable as more join us both in York and at new offices in major cities providing local level support to our growing customer base."
Founded in 2000, MyKnowledgeMap (often known as MKM) is a dynamic company delivering web-based knowledge systems designed by individuals, for the individual.
Operating in the corporate, public and education sectors, MKM's range of products and services includes:
• Academies: MKM is the UK's leading supplier of infrastructure systems for national skill academies, including those in the UK for food & drink manufacturing, sport & active leisure, care, and retail. MKM's e-academy infrastructure helps learners and people with a stake in a particular skill to progress from entry to degree level. Working with the UK's national Sector Skills Councils (MKM's clients include Skillsmart Retail, Improve and SkillsActive), MKM has pioneered online academies that can help people with everything from day-to-day productivity to discovering and achieving relevant qualifications. MKM also offers e-academies tailored to the needs of organisations in the private and local government sectors.
• Skills diagnostics: MKM's Skills Diagnostic suite allows clients to build their own system of skills diagnosis and training regimens. Its sophisticated software tools are designed to meet clients' specific needs, and to facilitate, not impose, the required solutions.
• Learning: MKM's e-learning solutions, including e-learning content, delivery systems and teaching aids, are used by a worldwide and growing range of organisations from Lloyds TSB to the RSPB; from manufacturing to retailing; from the police to local authorities; from the University of York to colleges in Delhi, Bahrain and Nairobi. MKM produces inventive and versatile applications that are can be shaped and contextualised by their users to meet the rapidly-changing needs of contemporary work and training, either for use within an e-Academy environment or as stand-alone products.
Further Information from:
Rob Arntsen / Tom Holland, MyKnowledgeMap +44 (0) 1904 659465