TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture
Exchange today announced the launch of a new online training portal for
issuers and other stakeholders through CoursePark, a cloud-based
learning management solution developed by Bluedrop.
The CoursePark platform will provide online courses for issuers looking
for a flexible learning option to supplement the Exchanges' existing
in-class workshops. The courses provide training on the Exchanges'
filing requirements and are offered in both English and French.
"We are pleased to offer two of our long-standing in-class workshops in
a very convenient and time effective online format," said Loui
Anastasopoulos, Vice President, Business Development & Company
Services, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. "Using
CoursePark has allowed us to develop exceptional courses, while
providing an efficient tool to distribute these courses to a large
Emad Rizkalla, President and CEO, Bluedrop Performance Learning added,
"We are very excited to enter into this relationship. The online
courses we developed will provide a great opportunity for Toronto Stock
Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange to offer world class e-learning to
many of their clients in Canada and abroad. These new courses provided
through the CoursePark platform offer the one thing executives value
more than anything else - time savings."
The courses are available through the TMX Learning Network training area
on CoursePark at TMX.coursepark.com.
About TMX Group
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets for
multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy.
Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha
Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange,
Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston
Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other
TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing
facilities, data products and other services to the global financial
community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices
across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets
(New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing
and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at
www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
Bluedrop Performance Learning (TSX-V: BPL) is an innovator in effective
workplace learning for individuals, corporations and the public sector.
Through the development and implementation of pragmatic learning
technologies and content, Bluedrop improves opportunities for
individuals and the overall performance of corporations. CoursePark® (www.coursepark.com) is Bluedrop's cloud based learning management solution for learning in
the workplace and contains over 5000 third party online courses from
the world's leading publishers and the expert down the street. The
CoursePark platform launched in 2011 and already has over 50,000 users
in 100 countries. It aims to change workplace learning globally.
Bluedrop is also a recognized leader in producing mission critical
training solutions for Defence and Aerospace, and provides custom
online courseware, virtual training devices and virtual reality
simulation for international military and commercial aviation clients.
Founded in 1992, Bluedrop has over 120 employees and is headquartered
in St. John's, NL with 6 offices in Canada and the US.
SOURCE: Toronto Stock Exchange
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