SOURCE: GlobalEnglish Corporation

April 16, 2008 08:29 ET

GlobalEnglish Corporation Launches the GlobalEnglish Corporate Learning Service™ in India

A Scalable, On-Demand Solution That Helps Employees Improve Their Business English Communication

BRISBANE, CA--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - GlobalEnglish Corporation (, the leading provider of on-demand learning and support for business English communication, has now launched its Corporate Learning Service in India. The GlobalEnglish Corporate Learning Service™ provides global executives and managers a scalable, consistent, and cost-effective solution to improve the business English communication skills of their workforces.

The GlobalEnglish Corporate Learning Service provides complete support for learners -- from assessment, to skill development, to on-the-job performance support. English is taught in the context of relevant business situations, with significant focus on meaningful cultural contexts.

Deepak Desai, CEO, GlobalEnglish Corporation, says, "Although English is looked upon as a common skill amongst people in the technology and business sectors, it is not always a fact. The competition for skilled talent means that global corporations have to look further afield. Outside the major cities, fewer people speak English as a second language, or speak it well."

According to a study conducted by the McKinsey Global Institute, only 13% of university graduates from low-wage countries are suitable for employment in multi-national companies. And the number one reason cited is lack of English skills. Further research from GlobalEnglish found that 91% of employees in global corporations say that English is critical or important for their current jobs, however, only 9% of the respondents feel their English skills were adequate to perform their jobs and duties successfully.

With the GlobalEnglish service, users can improve their overall English proficiency as well as access productivity tools -- directly from their Web browser -- to assist with communicating in English every day. These performance-support tools are designed to improve daily productivity and include a text-to-speech tool, a writing center with sample correspondence, a vocabulary center with customer service and other industry word lists, business skills courses for just-in-time training on common workplace interactions, and more.

About GlobalEnglish:

GlobalEnglish is the leading provider of online learning and support for business English communication for the world's top companies. GlobalEnglish offers a scalable, on-demand solution that helps employees improve their ability to communicate effectively in English and enables companies to succeed in the global marketplace.

The GlobalEnglish Corporate Learning Service provides learners with a unique blend of rich course content, progress assessment, and performance support. The service also offers live, real-time access to qualified English teachers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via voice and text. And a complete suite of administration tools helps companies easily manage, measure, and track performance across the organization.

GlobalEnglish complements its world-class online Corporate Learning Service with a full range of implementation services, including a team of global consultants who partner with clients to ensure success.

GlobalEnglish is the preferred choice of the world's largest companies including BNP Paribas, Capgemini, Cisco, Deloitte, Deutsche Telekom, GSK, Hewlett-Packard, Hilton, John Deere, Maersk, Procter & Gamble, Reuters, Unisys, and Wyeth.

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GlobalEnglish is a registered trademark, and the GlobalEnglish logo and Corporate Learning Service are trademarks of GlobalEnglish Corporation.

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