Simplilearn Expands Partnership with Gulf Business Machines for Employee Development in the Gulf Region

BANGALORE, India: Simplilearn has extended its collaboration with Gulf Business Machines (GBM), one of the leading providers of end-to-end digital solutions and services in the Gulf region. With the extension of the partnership, Simplilearn will bolster GBM’s employee training program by providing access to an array of live, instructor-led courses on digital economy technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, data science, cybersecurity and many more.

About Gulf Business Machinery

With over 30 years of experience, seven offices and over 1,500 employees in the region, Gulf Business Machines (GBM) is a leading provider of end-to-end digital solutions. GBM offers the broadest portfolio in the region, including state-of-the-art digital infrastructure, digital business solutions, security and services. Since 1990, GBM has nurtured partnerships with the world’s leading technology companies and invests in a talented and skilled workforce to implement solutions that meet clients’ specific, complex and diverse business needs. Some of their strategic partners in the Gulf include IBM, Cisco and VMware.

Through the partnership with Simplilearn over 2020 and 2021, GBM has succeeded in developing its people to drive effective business results. This learning initiative will continue to equip GBM employees with digital skills, preparing them to meet the demands of a digital future and contribute to the growth of the organization.

How Simplilearn empowers GBM

The goal of the partnership is to make Simplilearn’s Live Virtual Bootcamps covering key skill areas available to GBM employees across all Gulf Market Centers. The skills and abilities acquired by its employees align with GBM’s business objectives.

Simplilearn uniquely offers a scalable platform solution for live virtual classroom training that combines live classrooms led by expert instructors with applied learning components. Programs are available for beginner, intermediate and advanced learning levels. In addition to 24/7 instructional support, all programs offer sessions with subject matter experts, industry-certified capstone projects, and hands-on practice via on-board labs. Upon completion of the programs, learners will receive certificates of completion from Simplilearn and related industry partners.

Sharing his views on this partnership, Mr. Krishna Kumar, Founder and CEO of Simplilearn, said, “we are happy to continue to support Gulf Business Machines on their development journey and bridge the gap in digital development. We believe this expanded partnership will help the workforce learn new skills and hone and redeploy existing ones, helping GBM explore new growth opportunities and improve business results. We are excited to work with GBM for proactive development and to contribute to the region’s overall development goals. »

“A year ago, as part of our continued investment in the learning and development of our colleagues, we partnered with Simplilearn to add their learning platform to our existing catalog of learning interventions,” said Feras Al Majed, Vice President – Human Resources, Gulf Commercial Machinery. “To continue to foster a culture of lifelong learning within our organization and to enhance the experience of our colleagues, we are delighted to extend this partnership. The blended learning approach offered by Simplilearn has provided our colleagues with a flexible, state-of-the-art platform that has enhanced their skills and insights to support our clients on their digital transformation journey.We look forward to expanding our collaboration with Simplilearn and continuing this mutually beneficial partnership. in the future.”

To look forward

The Gulf region is poised for digital transformation and a vast expansion of its tech workforce. GBM is poised to take full advantage of these trends by supporting the region’s technology growth. The ongoing partnership between Simplilearn and GBM therefore has benefits that go far beyond the two companies and will enhance the region’s technology ecosystem.


About SimpleLearn

Founded in 2010 and based in San Francisco, CA and Bangalore, India, Simplilearn is the world’s #1 online Bootcamp for digital business skills training. Simplilearn provides access to world-class professional training to individuals and businesses around the world. Bootcamps are designed and delivered with world-renowned universities, leading companies and leading industry bodies via live online courses featuring top industry practitioners, sought-after trainers and global leaders . Whether university students, early career professionals or business managers, Simplilearn’s training programs are ideal development solutions for a variety of career or business goals.

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