A supplier of e-learning and business intelligence technologies, Latitude now extends its offerings to include the LatitudeU platform for online training marketplaces
SALINE, MI (May 19, 2008) - Latitude (http://www.latitudecg.com/), a technology consultancy delivering e-learning and business intelligence solutions to Fortune 1000 companies, announces the introduction of the LatititudeU.com platform to share and sell online training and related content. LatitudeU (http://www.latitudeu.com/)is a public website, where any person or organization can learn, teach or share knowledge. Membership is free, and members can either share and sell on-line courses on virtually any subject to a rapidly growing membership from around the world. While some courses are free, others are fee-based. LatitudeU uses PayPal’s Secure Credit Card Services for all fee-based course transactions.
“The vision for LatitudeU is to create a peer-to-peer learning environment,” said Dave Burta, LatitudeU product manager. “Latitude believes that everyone knows something they can teach to others and everyone has something to learn. LatitudeU gives independent training professionals and other individuals the power to instantly share or sell their knowledge with the world.”
The LatitudeU platform is an easy and ideal way for content providers from major training providers to individual trainers to those who simply have some knowledge to share connect with a world-wide marketplace of students interested in acquiring knowledge from a highly diverse group of providers. A moderated global directory of training providers allows members to advertise their training, education, learning and development programs and services. The directory includes all types of training and educational resources including elearning, instructor-led training, CD-ROMs, consulting, and blended learning programs
LatitudeU can also be private labeled for the specific internal or external training needs of an organizationContent providers and training organizations can quickly deliver a ’marketplace‘ for their proprietary content or aggregate content from a variety of sources
“This capability can be embedded in an organization’s website or be free-standing as a branded version of LatitudeU,” said Dave Burta.