SOURCE: Arkadin



November 06, 2014 09:15 ET

Arkadin Partners With CEU Institute to Offer a Unique Turn-Key Continuing Education Solution

Alliance Provides the Accreditation Credentials and the Robust Technology Platform for Fulfilling State and National CE Board Requirements

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Nov 6, 2014) - Arkadin, an NTT Communications company, and one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Unified Communications and Collaboration services, announced today a partnership with the CEU Institute, a nationwide provider of accredited Continuing Education (CE) for licensed professionals, to deliver online training programs.

Arkadin gives the CEU Institute a unique opportunity to recommend to their clients a robust platform for delivering webinars and webcasts that is highly compliant with most state and national board requirements. The platform enables users to fulfill their mission of offering dynamic and engaging accredited CE programs with excellence and integrity for professionals in various regulated industries including insurance, healthcare, legal and accounting.

"This is a winning partnership for our clients and the CE industry at large," says Bill Colacurcio, national director of programs &business development of CEU Institute. "Arkadin is the only partner that allows us to inject a branded CE component into the technology that meets the stringent requirements of state and national CE boards. Together we have a terrific opportunity to become the provider of choice for organizations seeking the technology and the expertise for running their education programs."

Integrated with its premium audio conferencing, Arkadin's feature-rich and easy to use technology for webinars and webcasts delivers compelling and immersive virtual training experiences for optimal outcomes. Features that align with CEU Institute needs include:

  • Registration and log-in pages for capturing important employee ID
  • Real time engagement tools, including surveys, polls, quizzes and Q&A that comply with accreditation standards that require proof engagement
  •  Built-in and easy to use analytical tools that offer live feedback so administrators can view progress in real time
  • Automatically downloadable certificates

Arkadin program managers help design content and a team of technical experts are available for live end-to-end assistance to ensure excellent outcomes.

"We're thrilled to partner with the CEU Institute," says Mark Alexander, president of Arkadin North America. "Considering we target the same industries, there will be tremendous synergies to leverage that will benefit organizations in their online education initiatives. Working as a team, I'm confident the value add to clients will provide substantial new business opportunities for both companies."

About CEU Institute:
CEU Institute offers dynamic and engaging, nationally accredited continuing education programs for professionals in various regulated industries. These programs serve the internal and external needs of our insurance, healthcare, legal and accounting customers. Disciplines such as claims examiners, agents, attorneys, nurses, CPA's and more can actively obtain licensing credits through onsite classroom, webinar, conference or seminar programs.

About Arkadin
Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing Collaboration Service Providers in the world. With a vision rooted in the belief that progress emerges from people's desire to share, Arkadin offers a complete range of integrated audio, web, and video conferencing and Unified Communications solutions. These services are delivered in the cloud for fast, scalable deployment and a high ROI. Arkadin's global network of 53 operating centers in 32 countries has dedicated local support teams to service 37,000 customers. As an NTT Communications Group company, Arkadin offers the most comprehensive Collaboration and Unified Communications solutions for meeting customer needs around the world. For more information: