ATLANTA, GEORGIA – June 27, 2006 – LOMA, the leading association of the international insurance and financial services industry, has formed an alliance with SkillSoft, a leading provider of enterprise e-Learning, to offer online courses focused on improving business skills and professional effectiveness. LOMALearn Online, will offer a wide array of SkillSoft courses covering areas such as business strategy and operations, communication, management and leadership, professional effectiveness, project management and sales and customer service.
“Our goal is for LOMALearn Online to be a comprehensive learning solution for our members,” stated Dennis Goodwin, FLMI, ACS, second vice president, of LOMA’s e-Learning division. “SkillSoft’s exceptional business skills courseware is proven to provide an engaging, interactive learning experience. This combined with their outstanding reputation and effective methodology will help LOMA members enhance their human resources capital tremendously.”
LOMALearn Online is a self-directed, flexible learning solution that provides insurance and financial services professionals with job-relevant content. The LOMALearn Online course library features more than 180 courses developed by the industry’s leading educators, including LOMA’s award-winning financial services courses. LOMALearn Online courses are concise and provide focused content that is targeted to meet today’s key learning and corporate training needs.
“We view this as a valuable and complementary, long-term partnership,” said David Vickrey, vice president, Alliances and Corporate Development. “LOMA’s members turn to the association for leadership, guidance and expertise in the insurance and financial services industry. Similarly, companies around the world turn to SkillSoft to upgrade employees’ soft skills and business knowledge. Keeping courses current and relevant is critical to both LOMA and SkillSoft’s content development priorities so by combining efforts, we are able to meet the learning needs of the industry immediately and effectively.”
SkillSoft is a leading provider of comprehensive e-learning content and technology products for business and IT professionals within global enterprises. SkillSoft’s multi-modal learning solutions support and enhance the speed and effectiveness of both formal and informal learning processes and integrate SkillSoft’s in-depth content resources, learning management system, virtual classroom technology and support services.
Founded in 1924, LOMA is an international association through which more than 1,200 insurance and financial services companies from over 80 countries engage in research and educational activities to improve company operations. Visit LOMA at www.loma.org for more information.