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August 24, 2015 09:00 ET

Infor Partners With OpenSesame to Deliver Customized E-learning Training Courses for Business and Healthcare

Infor to Offer OpenSesame E-learning Solutions

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 24, 2015) - Infor, the industry cloud company, and OpenSesame, Inc., an industry leading provider of e-learning courses for the enterprise, today announced a partnership to help organizations enhance professional development through curated learning applications. Through this partnership, Infor aims to provide easily downloadable learning courses from OpenSesame that Infor customers can use and access via their Infor Learning Management System (LMS) -- ultimately providing more flexible training solutions for the global workforce.

"Through the partnership with OpenSesame, Infor aims to offer its customers one of the broadest, deepest and freshest libraries of enterprise e-learning courses currently in the industry," said Victor Belfor, vice president of Partnerships and Distribution Strategy at OpenSesame. "Fortune 1000 learning executives come to our carefully curated marketplace every day to find relevant and valuable courses from some of the best publishers in the world."

Specifically, Infor expects to offer its customers learning bundles dedicated to Microsoft Office Library, Healthcare, and access to more than 25,000 other courses from Open Sesame. Customers and their employees are able to select and download chosen content designed to help them advance their professional abilities directly through the Infor LMS portal. Offering global deployment on mobile platforms, Infor LMS is suited for every organization that desires to capture, convey, and expand its workforce's knowledge.

"Organizations need to keep pace with an ever-changing business environment, and ensure that all members of both the internal and extended enterprise have the right learning opportunities to be highly effective in their roles," said Kenneth Fung, senior director, Strategy, HCM and Learning, Infor. "Through our partnership with OpenSesame, we expect to be able to deliver a more comprehensive library of e-learning solutions to our customers that can help net positive business results from a more informed workforce."

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About OpenSesame
OpenSesame is one of the world's leading resources for e-learning courses focused on employee training for Fortune 1000 companies. Over 400 subject matter experts produce 25,000+ e-learning courses in over 20 languages, helping to create one of the broadest, deepest, and freshest business course catalog available. Learning professionals and employees can browse online training courses with a wide variety of features including mobile-compatible, bite size learning, competencies and many others. To learn more, visit www.opensesame.com.

About Infor
Infor builds beautiful business applications with last mile functionality and scientific insights for select industries delivered as a cloud service. With 13,000 employees and customers in more than 200 countries and territories, Infor builds software that automates critical processes for industries including healthcare, manufacturing, fashion, wholesale distribution, hospitality, retail, and public sector. Headquartered in New York City, Infor is home to one of the largest creative agencies in Manhattan, Hook & Loop, focused solely on user experience design. Infor applications deliver a user experience that is fun and engaging while helping eliminate the need for customization through embedded deep industry domain. Infor deploys its applications primarily on the Amazon Web Services cloud and open source platforms. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

Infor customers include:

  • 18 of the top 20 aerospace companies
  • 10 of the top 10 high tech companies
  • 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
  • 21 of the 25 largest U.S. healthcare delivery networks
  • 18 of the 20 largest U.S. cities
  • 20 of the top 20 automotive suppliers
  • 17 of the top 20 industrial distributors
  • 15 of the top 20 global retailers
  • 4 of the top 5 brewers
  • 21 of the top 30 global banks
  • 6 of the 10 largest global hotel brands
  • 6 of the top 10 global luxury brands

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