Chestnut Hill, MA – October 18, 2019 – Area9 Lyceum is pleased to announce its partnership with NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development, to bring its world-class Area9 Rhapsode™ adaptive learning platform to NIIT’s clients. The partnership brings together Area9’s more than 20 years of expertise in personalized, adaptive learning and NIIT’s expertise as a global leader in managed training services. The combination of Area9 Rhapsode™ and NIIT’s global reach will deliver enhanced learning capabilities and value to customers.
From a talent development perspective, the Area9-NIIT partnership has the potential to unlock widespread proficiency and mastery in multiple industries and sectors, across the global workplace.
“NIIT is a great fit with Area9 Lyceum,” said Ulrik Juul Christensen, M.D., CEO of Area9 Lyceum. “With target markets that include oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, banking and financial services, insurance, telecom, and manufacturing, NIIT will help us reach organizations that are looking for cutting-edge solutions to build skills and competencies across their workforce.”
Area9 Rhapsode™ uses artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver a highly personalized approach that replicates the one-to-one interaction of a tutor and student in a digital environment. The result is a scalable solution that can shift the cost equation dramatically compared to traditional learning methods. By identifying and addressing each learner’s knowledge and skills gaps, the adaptive learning platform meets learners at their individual skill levels, which greatly increases engagement.
“As a global leader in transformative learning and development solutions, we know our clients expect us to be at the forefront of innovation,” said DJ Chadha. Executive Vice President & Global Head of Delivery and Operations at NIIT’s Corporate Learning Group. “Our partnership with Area9 Lyceum brings new capabilities to NIIT’s portfolio of offerings to take our managed training services to the next level.”
Area9 Lyceum builds 21st century skills and competencies through the world’s first four-dimensional learning platform, Area9 Rhapsode™. Based on more than 20 years of research into human factors and cognition, our AI-based platform delivers truly personalized learning at scale – cutting training time in half, guaranteeing proficiency, and making lasting impacts on careers and business outcomes.
Established in 1981, NIIT offers Managed Training Services to market-leading companies in over 40 countries worldwide. Our comprehensive suite of Managed Training Services includes custom curriculum design and content development, learning administration, learning delivery, strategic sourcing, learning technology, and advisory services. With a prolific team of experienced learning professionals, NIIT is dedicated to helping customers increase the business value of learning and development. Built on the sound principles of “Running Training like a Business,” NIIT’s Managed Training Services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with L&D and demonstrably improve learning effectiveness and efficiency to create transformative business impact.