Convergence Paper Training Catalog Continues to Grow

The new courses just keep on coming. We’re in the middle of a year-long push to produce over 200 new paper manufacturing training courses. We’re releasing about 50 new courses each quarter until the end of 2014. The first 50 courses, which include our new Introduction to Paper and Board Machines, Recausticizing Fundamentals, and Continuous Cooking Introduction courses, are available now and provide expert instruction on many complex paper manufacturing processes.

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No Heartache Over Heartbleed at Convergence Training; Your Training Data is Secure

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By now, you’ve no doubt heart of the Heartbleed bug that has affected many sites on the Internet. And if you’re a customer of Convergence Training, using one of our cloud-based LMSs, perhaps you’ve wondered if your training data was secure.

The short answer is, everything’s A-OK. We use a different solution that isn’t vulnerable to Heartbleed. So rest assured that your secure data is still secure with Convergence Training.

As for other sites you may visit, you can use this handy tool to determine if they’re vulnerable to Heartbleed.

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See You at The South Central Joint Mine Health & Safety Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, March 25-27, 2014

We’ll be displaying our best-in-industry training tools, including our mining safety training courses, training courses on OSHA-based safety topics, and our award-winning Surface Miner LMS at the South Central Joint Mine Health & Safety Conference in Oklahoma City, OK this coming March 25-27.

Come visit us at booth 18 and see for yourself why we make the best training materials for the mining industry-hands down.

If you want to touch base with us in advance, you can contact Convergence Training. Let us know if you have any needs we can address before the show!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Stop By and Say Hi at the Northwest Facilities Expo, Portland, OR, March 19-20, 2014, Booth 419

We’ll be displaying our best-in-industry training tools, including our safety training courses, our Enterprise Learning Management System (LMS), and our Contractor LMS at the NW Facilities Expo in Portland, OR on March 19 and March 20.

Come visit us at booth 419 and see for yourself why we make the best training materials for facilities-hands down.

If you want to touch base with us in advance, you can contact Convergence Training. Let us know if you have any needs we can address before the show!

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Come Meet Us at Tissue World Americas, March 18-21, Miami Beach, FL, Booth 690

We’ll be displaying our best-in-industry training tools, including our tissue training courses, training courses on safety, HR, operations, and more, and our learning management systems (LMSs) at the Tissue World convention in Miami, FL, March 18-21, 2014.

Come visit us at booth 690 and see for yourself why we make the best training materials for this industry–hands down.

If you want to touch base with us in advance, you can contact Convergence Training. Let us know if you have any needs we can address before the show!

 

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Blended Learning Post at IPCed’s Blog

We just wrote a post about blended learning that appears on the blog of our friends at the Institute for Professional Care Education.

Never heard of blended learning before? Well, the guest post explains it fully, but the general idea is to create training that includes activities in more than one format–for example, an online course followed up with instructor-led training. We feel so strongly about blended learning that we created our family of Convergence learning management systems (LMSs) to let you work with many different types of training. Click the link in the first paragraph to read the blog post at IPCed and learn more.

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Convergence Partner Capstone Technology Launches New Website

You may not be aware of this, but Convergence Training is actually a division of Capstone Technology, a global provider of a wide range of industrial and manufacturing technology solutions. We work from our comfortable Vancouver, Washington headquarters alongside our partners in Capstone’s MACS and dataPARC divisions, and have satellite offices and technical partners spread out across the world. We share many of the same clients, and we share the same goal – to deliver innovative solutions that allow you to get the most from your facilities.

Check out the recently overhauled Capstone Technology website to learn more about what we’re up to.

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New Courses Available Now: Ergonomics for Office Environments and Process Safety Management (PSM)

We’ve got two new courses available in our safety training libraries!

The first, Ergonomics for Office Environments, is part of our standard Health and Safety training library.

And the second, Process Safety Management (PSM), is part of our Safety/Hazardous Materials library.

Check the videos below to see a sample of each new course. If you want more information or want to request a demo of the full courses, here’s how you can contact us.

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Happy New Year from Convergence Training!

With only a little time left in 2013, we at Convergence Training wanted to wish you all a very happy New Year.

Don’t worry if you didn’t follow through on all those ambitious resolutions you set for yourself last year. You now have 365 days to come up with a whole set of new ones.

So whether you’re staying in to watch the ball drop or celebrating out with friends and family, have a safe and wonderful end to 2013, and an amazing start to 2014.

Cheers from Convergence Training!!!

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