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Riskonnect Launches Riskonnect UniversityTM — A New Training Program for Risk and Safety Professionals

Riskonnect announced the launch of Riskonnect UniversityTM in January to offer learning opportunities specifically designed for clients and other risk and safety professionals who want to continue learning about the industry and new tools in the industry. The inaugural course was a two-day opportunity focused on Cognos® Business Insight Advanced reporting and was met with great success and participant reaction.

“While Riskonnect is widely recognized as having the easiest to use system in the industry, training is still critical,” Co-Founder and CEO Bob Morrell said. “We want clients to be as successful and as self-sufficient as they desire. So Riskonnect University represents a level of training that has never been seen before in the risk management technology industry. Through Riskonnect University, we standardized our materials into courses and expanded our offerings to accommodate varying roles and expertise.” Learning opportunities are now being offered monthly from the Riskonnect University on-site training facility.

Wendi Freeman, previously Marketing Manager for Riskonnect, was tapped as Marketing and Training Manager, to lead Riskonnect University. “We have put together an extensive program with courses covering all skill levels of risk and safety information and technology,” Freeman said. “Our course leaders are professionals who have decades of expertise in the industry, many of whom are employees of Riskonnect. We also pull in course leaders from numerous other industry sources. We look forward to providing the industry with extended learning opportunities that will allow them to not only be better at their jobs, but also to be equipped with the knowledge and understanding to perform adeptly using the most advanced risk management technology.”

The initial first quarter offerings of 2013 can be found here. They include:

  • January 30, 2013: Cognos Business Insight Advanced Training
  • January 31, 2013: Cognos Cafe: Apply your New Knowledge
  • February 26-27, 2013: ERM, Where to from here?
  • March 26-27, 2013: Back to the Basics: Riskonnect Platform Reports and Dashboards

Future courses will be focused on risk management solutions, automating risk and safety programs, mobile capabilities, cloud computing, business intelligence, risk management/safety and loss preventions disciplines, ERM and GRC programs and processes, and much more, as demanded by Riskonnect’s clients and partners.

About Riskonnect, Inc.

Riskonnect, Inc. is the provider of a premier, enterprise-class technology platform for the risk management industry. As an independent innovator in risk management software, Riskonnect develops and markets a growing suite of software solutions on a world-class cloud computing model, helping clients elevate their risk management programs, safety solutions and programs for management of risks across the enterprise. Through its strategic, operational and insurable risk software applications, Riskonnect provides the risk management industry with the specific, configurable solutions needed to reduce losses, control risk and affect shareholder value. For more information about Riskonnect, contact us at www.riskonnect.com, email [email protected] or call +1 770-790-4700.

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