News September 9, 2021
BOSTON, USA, 9 September 2021. Valamis, the global leader in digital learning technologies and workforce development, announced an integration with Udemy Business, a curated enterprise learning platform powered by Udemy, a leading destination for learning and teaching online.
The partnership will provide Valamis’ global enterprise customers with over 6,000 courses in English and an extensive collection of courses across eleven other languages. Organizations can curate learning paths composed of Udemy Business courses, custom courses, and web links within Valamis’ end-to-end learning solution. New lesson content is added to the Udemy course catalog every month, keeping learners’ skills up-to-date while helping execute strategic skilling initiatives.
The Udemy Business subscription is a curation of high-quality, relevant and popular courses taught by real-world experts from the Udemy marketplace. Courses cover key business and technical topics that range from development and IT to leadership, marketing, design, stress management, and other in-demand professional skills.
“As people navigate remote, hybrid, and other workplace models, it is very clear that people will also need to learn how to communicate, coach, and lead colleagues that are in various scenarios. By integrating with Udemy Business, we can offer our clients the learning content and skills they need at any point in their career, and to overcome new frontiers like we are all facing today,” said Mika Kuikka, President of Valamis.
“We’re excited to work with Valamis to provide the content businesses need as they build cohesive, integrated learning programs for their teams,” said Greg Brown, President of Udemy Business. “Organizations can now centralize Udemy Business courses in Valamis to improve learning experiences for employees and achieve better outcomes for their companies.”
This integration news comes shortly after the announcement of Valamis’ acquisition of The Working Manager (TWM), which will bring career mobility technology to Valamis learning solution, empowering Valamis’ learners to learn new skills and grow in their careers.
Valamis is an international technology company specializing in cloud-based digital learning solutions that empower millions of learners, companies, and societies to solve their challenges with transformative learning experiences. Valamis’ end-to end learning solution includes Valamis’ LXP, LMS, LRS, Content Authoring Lesson Studio, eCommerce, and extensive integrations. Valamis creates long-term value for businesses and their people by being a strategic partner in learning while providing technology and consultancy services in design, data science, technology, corporate performance, and digital learning. Founded in 2003, Valamis is headquartered in Finland and maintains offices in countries around the world.
Udemy’s mission is to create new possibilities for people and organizations everywhere by connecting them to the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a changing world. The Udemy marketplace platform, with thousands of up-to-date courses in dozens of languages, provides the tools learners, instructors, and enterprises need to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. Millions of people learn on Udemy from real-world experts in topics ranging from programming and data science to leadership and team building. For companies, Udemy Business offers an employee training and development platform with subscription access to thousands of courses, learning analytics, as well as the ability to host and distribute their own content. Udemy Business customers include Apple, Glassdoor, On24, The World Bank, and Volkswagen. Udemy is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco with offices around the world. Udemy investors include Insight Partners, Prosus (Naspers Ventures), Norwest Venture Partners, Stripes, and Benesse Holdings.