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Customer insight: Scenario-based elearning at Kemira

Posted by AAC Global news on 16/10/18 06:03

Kemira is a chemical industry group that consists of three main segments: pulp & paper, municipal & industrial, and oil & mining

With their code of conduct, Kemira wanted to both engage their employees and also maximize the learning outcome by enabling their employees to understand the connection between the principles of the code and their work within the company.

We developed an eLearning course in conjunction with Kemira that uses scenarios to achieve both those aims.


“We wanted to make an eLearning course that would be fresh and different from our previous version, covering real-life scenarios for ethical decision-making.”

Director, Ethics & Compliance, Kemira

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Topics: Digital learning, Learning services, elearning, pedagogy

Video reference: Nivos Oy uses AAC learning services

Posted by AAC Global news on 23/08/18 06:03

Nivos is a multi-utility company in Mäntsälä, Finland, that supplies electricity, district heating, natural gas and broadband connections, among other services.

We spoke with Nyrki Laine, Director of Human Resources at Nivos Oy, to learn more about how their need for English language training arose. He also explains how they faced a challenge typical to many Finnish companies: their employees had a good passive command of English, but were not using it actively.

Watch the video below to find out how effective language training helps Nivos serve its customers better!

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Topics: Language training, Business English, Learning services, Customer reference

Professional Language Choices

Posted by Brian McMillan on 29/03/16 09:10

If you have been attempting to stand out in today's ultra-competitive global business world, the chances are high that you are using personal branding, thought leadership, or influencer status on social media to try and get your message across.

If you are aiming your message at a global audience, that means that the language of your content is - or at least should be - English.

Here are some facts I've gathered around the usage of English on two main professional social media channels, Twitter and LinkedIn:


Twice as many tweets are sent in English as in the next most popular language, Japanese.
Source: https://mashable.com/2013/12/17/twitter-popular-languages/#mN686OUVosqo

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Topics: Language training, Language course, Communication Training, Learning services

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