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Dublin, Ireland - WBT Systems (www.wbtsystems.com), a global leader in enterprise e-learning solutions today announced the successful implementation of TopClass, the Learning Management System that is supporting the World Bank’s learning program. Since implementing the learning solution, the Bank has dramatically improved its ability to deliver learning to its 10,000 World Bank staff around the world.
Knowledge and learning is one of six strategic priorities at the World Bank. In recent years a number of enterprise learning initiatives were launched to strengthen staff skills and to enable staff to better serve their clients. The Bank identified the need for a state of the art Learning Management System to manage, administer, track and monitor training to their global workforce. Following a highly competitive and rigorous selection process, the Bank selected WBT’s TopClass Learning Management System to help them achieve this goal and to move to a blended learning model, offering both online and classroom-based learning.
The Learning Management System acts as a single integrated source for all learning across the institution and is easily accessed, regardless of location, via a single interface with an online catalog of 600 courses. It integrates seamlessly with the Bank’s HR and Financial Systems for a complete data picture, and with Business Objects for robust and detailed reporting on all operational training areas, including the Bank’s annual learning budget.
The LMS provides World Bank staff members with a reliable source for up-to-date training opportunities. Learning administrators have a comprehensive system to support all the functions related to the organization and management of learning. The system’s robust reporting capability means that the key training statistics and data can be made available to managers to support the professional development of their staff. In addition the Bank has a much enhanced capacity to monitor and assess investments in learning. This is critical to the Bank’s mission and to ensure that staff can assist clients with the best global knowledge available to address their development challenges.
Paul Dooley, WBT Systems CEO, commented, “The success of the World Bank enterprise learning initiative demonstrates WBT’s ability to not only deliver world class learning solutions, but to also deliver value and results for our customers. This is another example of the power and flexibility of the TopClass solution being brought to bear to improve learning at a global organization.”
About The World Bank
The World Bank supports governments of member countries in their efforts to invest in schools and health centers, provide water and electricity, fight disease, and protect the environment. The World Bank is not a “bank” in the common sense. It is an international organization owned by the 185 countries-both developed and developing-that are our members. Most of the world’s nations committed themselves to working together to reduce poverty by half by 2015 when they signed the Millennium Declaration at a meeting at the United Nations in 2000. The World Bank is committed to helping its member countries achieve the eight goals of the Millennium Declaration and provides low-interest loans, interest-free credits and grants to developing countries. The World Bank employs around 10,000 people from about 170 countries, and over 3,000 staff work in more than 100 offices around the world. For more information, see www.worldbank.org
About WBT Systems
WBT Systems is one of the leading providers of intelligent learning solutions across the globe. Its solutions help organizations to mitigate risk and reduce costs by implementing advanced, robust compliance tracking solutions that drive top-line performance through enabling sales and customer services channels. WBT's implementation experience spans a variety of industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Associations, Government, and Pharmaceuticals in blue-chip companies such as ABB, Alexander Forbes, Belgacom, Diageo, Dow Chemical, Miele, Husqvarna, Innovatia, Liberty Group, Valero and Volvo CE.
For more information, see www.wbtsystems.com
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