Simplilearn scaling up as Pioneer in the Ed-tech Sector
What had started as a blog in 2009 to share ideas on Project Management, and providing information and tips for aspirants, Simplilearn, a Bengaluru based company has been scaling up as a pioneer in the Ed-tech Sector and is now the world’s largest provider of short-term certification courses that addresses unique learning needs of working professionals.
It was in 2010 Simplilearn introduced the Blended Model, a balanced mix of classroom training and online learning, approach to PMP training. Since then the organization has been growing. Simplilearn, founded and led by Founder and CEO Mr Krishna Kumar, now provides courses on a variety of topics in the business, technology and design fields, ranging from PMP to Big Data Development and Digital Marketing. With over 400 courses offered, Simplilearn has trained more than 450,000 professionals since its inception in April 2010.
Currently, with its footprint in over 150 countries, Simplilearn’s patrons are assured of up-skilling and re-skilling themselves for faster and surer career growth. Simplilearn’s course contents are recognized by more than 40 global accreditors, including PMI, Axelos, Scrum Alliance, Peoplecert, and The Open Group.
Within a span of two years of its establishment Simplilearn had started getting funding. Meanwhile scaling new heights, in June 2015 Simplilearn has acquired digital marketing training leader Market Motive and has expanded its operations in North America too.