Cengage Announces Expansion of Online Skills Business to Meet Growing Demand for Workforce Development and Reskilling

BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Well-positioned to meet the surging demand for online certificates and micro-credentials, Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced plans to expand its Online Skills business. Through its current ed2go business, Cengage is already a recognized leading provider of online instructor-facilitated courses and career training programs for the adult continuing education and training markets. Leveraging its portfolio of globally recognized content and deep understanding of the digital learning experience, Cengage aims to build on current success and greatly broaden its offering in this rapidly growing segment.

“At Cengage, our mission has always been to meet students where they are and ensure they have access to affordable, high-quality learning materials that can help them succeed,” said Michael E. Hansen, CEO, Cengage. “The need for continued career training and reskilling as individuals progress in their career is becoming essential for advancement. We see this

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COVID-19: Smart Education Market (2020-2024)- Roadmap for Recovery | Demand of Smart Education Solution to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the smart education market and it is poised to grow by USD 117.71 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 19% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. Download a Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Impacts

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    Continuous focus on new product development is a major trend driving the growth
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Ikea Customers Make Demand; Ubben Blames Activists: Green Update

(Bloomberg) — Top executives, policy makers, scientists and activists are gathering this week for the first-ever Bloomberg Green Festival. The virtual event focuses on the core issues of climate change.

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The conference kicked off Monday with speakers, including actor and co-founder of Water.org Matt Damon and HP Inc. Chief Executive Officer Enrique Lores.

Tuesday’s lineup includes money manager Jeffrey Ubben of Inclusive Capital Partners, Royal Philips NV CEO Frans van Houten and Iberdrola SA CEO Jose Ignacio Sanchez Galan. They are addressing the business case for climate action.

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Ikea’s Young Customers Do Research and Demand Sustainability: Brodin (3:05 p.m. NY)

Consumers increasingly expect sustainability and climate leadership, and ignoring those desires can be dangerous for companies, said the top executive of

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4 Education Stocks to Gain on Growing Demand for Online Classes

Schools have finally started reopening in the United States. Although most Americans expect all schools to reopen in the fall, there are chances that teachers and students may not be there, as many schools districts that have opened are also reporting a rise in spread of the virus.

The U.S. education system has been one of the biggest casualties of the pandemic and online education has been the only way to complete the semester this year.

Students, Parents, Prefer Remote Learning

Although both parents and students believe that public education is among Americans’ top priorities, most students feel they should continue their education through some form of distance learning, according o a poll conducted by Morning Consult, a private company that does national political polling.

Around 52% of the adults polled opposed reopening of K-12 schools for in-person instruction in fall 2020 amid the pandemic, and close to 80% said

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COVID-19: Smart Education Market (2020-2024)- Roadmap for Recovery | Demand of Smart Education Solution to Boost the Market Growth

Technavio has been monitoring the smart education market and it is poised to grow by USD 117.71 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 19% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Smart Education Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. Download a Free Sample Report on COVID-19

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Mobile Crane Market Overview By New Technology, Demand And Scope 2019 To 2026

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Sep 07, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
The globalmobile crane marketsize is anticipated to reach USD 22.34 billion by 2026 owing to increasing investments in the construction and shipbuilding sectors. This is further attributable to the rapid urbanization and the rise in the number of import and export facilities. Mobile cranes are used for lifting heavy objects and move them for short distances and also used for constructing giant tower cranes. According to a recent report published by Fortune Business insights™ titled, “Mobile Crane Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis, By Type (Truck Crane, All Terrain Crane, Rough Terrain Crane, Crawler Crane, and Others), By Application (Construction, Oil and Gas, Ship Building, Power and Utilities and Others) and Regional Forecast, 2019-2026,” the market size was USD 14.35 billion in 2018 and will rise at a CAGR of 5.8% … Read More

Lethbridge food banks prepare for uptick in demand as some government funding ends or changes



a store filled with lots of food: The Interfaith Food Bank in Lethbridge, Alta. is preparing for an increase in clients as government funding ends or changes in the coming months


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The Interfaith Food Bank in Lethbridge, Alta. is preparing for an increase in clients as government funding ends or changes in the coming months

Food banks in Lethbridge have been working hard to navigate what kind of demand they may see as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“We’ve been very lucky [that] our numbers have not been as high as we expected, mostly because people have been fortunate enough to be on government supports,” said Danielle McIntyre, the executive director at Interfaith Food Bank.

Read more: What we know so far about the CERB to EI transition

She said that as some of that provincial and federal aid starts to end or change, food banks are preparing for an increase in clients.

“We are now finally starting to see our numbers tick up, a lot of them because people have expended their time on

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Venminder Virtual 3-Day Bootcamp Shows High Demand for Continued Education in Third-Party Risk Management

Venminder, an industry recognized provider of third-party risk management solutions, announced that they have received a record breaking number of registrants for its upcoming three-day Third-Party Risk Management Bootcamp.

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky., Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Venminder, an industry recognized provider of third-party risk management solutions, announced that they have received a record breaking number of registrants for its upcoming three-day Third-Party Risk Management Bootcamp. The event is scheduled to be held online September 8-10, with 2-hour sessions each day. The bootcamp is CPE credit eligible and designed for those responsible for or involved in third-party risk and is structured to cover the latest trends while also showing participants exactly how to accomplish some of the most challenging vendor risk management tasks.

“Running a vendor risk management program in a non-pandemic environment already requires a large amount of resources to assess, manage and mitigate the risk,” said James

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Demand Science Group Acquires Cobena and Adds to Executive Team as It Enters Next Level of Market Growth

DANVERS, Mass. – September 1, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

​Demand Science Group, the parent company of PureB2B, a leading global provider of full-funnel lead and demand generation for B2B technology companies, today announced it has acquired business intelligence and data sciences firm Cobena and has hired industry veteran Bill Harrigan as SVP of M&A and Corporate Development. Both moves are part of Demand Science Group’s (DSG) strategic next-level growth strategy, and come days after the arrival of Peter Cannone as Chief Executive Officer.

“Adding Cobena to our platform of companies furthers our innovative capability to help B2B technology organizations thrive in the age of big data and grow their revenue,” said Peter Cannone, CEO of DSG. “The talented Cobena team, through its expertise and powerful data science tools, helps customers understand their current data and predict their company’s future, this insight delivers significant competitive advantage and enables

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United Airlines plans to cut 16,000 jobs as coronavirus continues to hammer demand

United Airlines on Wednesday said it is planning to cut more than 16,000 jobs as early as next month, after federal coronavirus aid that protects aviation jobs runs out.

Those involuntary cuts, many of them furloughs that mean employees can be called back if demand returns, represent close to 17% of United’s staffing level at the end of 2019.

The number, however, is far lower than the 36,000 staff that Chicago-based United warned in July that their jobs were at risk. The reduction is thanks to thousands of volunteers who accepted buyouts, early retirement packages and more than a dozen other optional programs like voluntary furloughs, temporary leaves of absence, or reduced or shared schedules. Airlines pleaded with employees to take such options to reduce their head counts, offering perks like continued health care in some cases, a selling point during the pandemic. More than 7,000 United employees opted to

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