E-learning for Training - Columbia in partnership with Adobe

| January 22, 2019

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Columbia’s vision to implement a global, state-of-the-art Learning Management System (LMS) which can be used in our offices and onboard the vessels, and also at home of our seafarers or even while we are travelling without internet connectivity, is now a reality.The agreement reached with Adobe Systems makes Columbia the first shipmanager worldwide to implement a state-of-the-art LMS developed by a reputed high-tech software company that is not exclusively dedicated to the maritime industry.

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Blackboard Open LMS

Moodle rooms has a new name - Blackboard Open LMS. Please follow Blackboard for the latest announcements around our SaaS open-source learning management system. Since 2005, we have efficiently supported and serviced educational institutions and companies with a suite of services that create a huge impact thanks to their success and the experience of administrators, teachers, and students.Support: Blackboard Open LMS is hosted on the AWS cloud, delivering a reliable and scalable platform that guarantees content availability without large investment on hardware or concerns about bandwidth and backup files.

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