Convergence Wins ISHN Reader’s Choice Award for Safety Training

ISHN Safety Training Award

Industrial Safety and Health News (ISHN) has announced the winners of their annual Reader’s Choice award, and lo-and-behold, we won our category! The Convergence Crane and Hoist Rigging Safety course is the 2014 ISHN Reader’s Choice Award winner for Best Safety Training Product. We’ve been developing a ton of new training content over the past couple years, in addition to continuing to add features to our learning management system. We’re a busy group and don’t often take the time to pat ourselves on the back, so it’s nice to receive a little recognition from our peers and customers. Thanks to everyone who voted.

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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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