- Press Release Distribution

Course-Source outlines a new way of buying e-learning

At this year's Learning and Skills exhibition - allied to the Learning Technologies conference and exhibition - in London, Course-Source is explaining its unconventional but extremely cost effective approach to providing e-learning materials.

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND, January 26, 2011 ( At this year's Learning and Skills exhibition - allied to the Learning Technologies conference and exhibition - in London, Course-Source is explaining its unconventional but extremely cost effective approach to providing e-learning materials.

Course-Source - the power behind delivery of the award-winning, 300,000 user NHS Connecting for Health ECDL e-learning programme - guarantees its customers no initial set-up costs in terms of IT hardware; no software or maintenance overheads and no costs for installing additional servers on the customers' company intranets.

Ken Wood, the founder and director of Course-Source Ltd, explained: "Traditionally, e-learning operates like this: you decide which course titles you want to buy and the price is based on how many users in your organisation can access the materials whether they are needed or not.

"Our approach is different and involves a flexible, enrolment based pricing. That way, learners can access entire training libraries and it doesn't matter if one person does 30 courses while 20 others only do one.

"Our customers save money, cut waste and get better returns on their investment by allowing interested users to do more," he said.

In addition to offering enrolment-based course pricing, Course-Source's approach allows clients to deliver learning content via their own in-house learning management system (LMS) without having to store all the content files on their servers. Alternatively, they can opt for the Course-Source LMS which will do the same thing as a fully managed service.

Course-Source customers include several NHS Trusts, the International Organization of Migration (IOM), Trinity Mirror Group and Ranstad, all of which use enrolment-based pricing - to deliver cost effective e-learning to their staff.

"Time and money are precious, so why waste them?" Wood commented. "You won't waste either of these precious commodities when working with Course-Source - so we'd like to invite all visitors to this year's Learning and Skills to invest some of their time there by visiting our stand, number 175, and ask us how we can save them money on their e-learning purchases."

Course-Source also provides bespoke e-learning development on the basis that clients always own the content produced and get the source files, so they can make their own changes in future. In addition, it supplies authoring tools and training to help clients create their own e-learning, and works collaboratively with them.

Learning and Skills 2011, which runs alongside the Learning Technologies event, is specifically designed to help visitors succeed in the complex new world of learning and development. It aims to deliver the tools and methodologies they need to ensure their staff and learners will flourish in today's demanding business environment.

Now in its 12th year, Learning Technologies - taking place at Olympia, London, on 26th and 27th January - has become Europe's leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work, attracting an audience of 4,000 or so learning and development professionals.

About Course-Source

Course-Source provides a multi-award winning, learning management system (LMS) with a broad range of functionality, bespoke content development, authoring tools, and a wide choice of UK produced e-learning courses on a unit based pricing system. Areas covered include:

• Equal opportunities and diversity
• Workplace legislation including redundancy and grievance procedures
• Leadership and management skills
• Recruitment and HR including interview and appraisal skills
• Social Care
• Health and safety
• Project management
• IT technical skills
• Microsoft Office skills including Office 2003, Office 2007 and ECDL

Further information:
Ken Wood, Course-Source, +44 (0)207 613 3444;

Bob Little, Bob Little Press & PR, +44 (0)1727 860405,

Bob Little Press & PR specialises in providing business-to-business public relations (PR) services. We are committed to:
• Providing a personal service to our clients, taking time to understand each client's specific business goals and strategy - while also bearing in mind that the most successful PR people don't try to solve their client's problems. They try to help editors solve their readers' problems.
• Ensuring that our clients' messages are presented in the most effective way through the most effective and cost efficient channels. You might say that 'we tell the truth as you would want it told'.
For more details, visit


Richard Harris Fall 2011 Fashion Show and Performances -- Featuring Daniel Merriweather

On January 29th, 2011 at 7:30 pm Richard Harris Inc. in cooperation with HNETA ( a non-profit organization) will be hosting a gala event, Cultural Expansion - A Celebration. An event feauturing talented performers from all over the world as well as the showing of our Fall 2011 Menswear Collections. The New Year's Celebration will include performances by gifted performer's such as, Daniel Merriweather Jianwei Han, He Yi, The Hunan Opera, The Sichun Opera and the Magical Mask Change as well as coverage by top Chinese Media Outlets and American Press. Attendees will ...

La Fresh Group Kicks-Off Its First DRTV Campaign

La Fresh Group (, the pioneer in convenient, on-the-go personal care wipes, announced the launch of its first ever television advertising campaign to promote the introduction of La Fresh Eco-Beauty , the company's new line of premium, natural, biodegradable wipes. The line was first introduced at Cosmoprof Las Vegas and has since gained distribution in key markets around the U.S. as well as in Canada and Central America. "The new Eco-Beauty line breaks the mold when it comes to high performance beauty," said Jennifer Norman, vice president of marketing ...

Vinitaly to Ring Closing Bell at NASDAQ on January 24 with Top Italian Wine Producers Allegrini & Banfi and The American Cancer Society

Giovanni Mantovani, CEO of Veronafiere, organizers of Vinitaly and the Vinitaly World Tour, will ring the closing bell at The NASDAQ Stock Market on January 24, 2011 together with executives from the American Cancer Society and two of the leading Italian women in wine: Marilisa Allegrini from Allegrini Wines and Cristina Mariani-May, CEO of Banfi Vintners. Mantovani and his general coordinator of Vinitaly International, Stevie Kim, view the ringing of the bell at NASDAQ as a symbol of Vinitaly's commitment to the American market and its impact on Italy's wine economy, ...

Security WeaverTM Releases Self-Service Password Reset Tool for SAP

Security Weaver, a leading provider of enterprise security products and solutions for companies using enterprise applications such as SAP , has just made available for a 90-day free trial, Security Weaver RPTM. This incredibly easy-to-use, automated tool is one of the fastest and most reliable ways to reduce the number of password reset calls to IT or Help Desks. "We've heard from many of our customers that there is a huge need for an automated tool but, currently there isn't a strong solution available for SAP," says Neil McConnell, COO for Security Weaver. "Some IT ...

MEDecision's Interoperability Capabilities Shine Again at 12th Annual IHE Connectathon

MEDecision, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative health management solutions, has once again successfully completed its latest round of interoperability tests with other healthcare information technology (HIT) vendors at the 12th annual Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North America Connectathon in Chicago. The HIT industry has established IHE as its premier effort to ensure seamless data interchange between medical information systems. IHE's annual Connectathons in Asia, Europe and North America give participants a unique opportunity to test connectivity—removing ...

BKD Technologies Webinar Series: Help Achieve Compliance Objectives with Microsoft Dynamics GP

BKD Technologies is pleased to present an informative webinar on achieving compliance objectives using Microsoft Dynamics GP. Join BKD for this free, educational webinar on Thursday, February 17, 2011, at 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Central time. Attending organizations will hear how to use Electronic Signature features to help enforce separation of duties, Audit Trail features to view the before and after of data changes and much more. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. Charles Allen, BKD managing consultant, will lead this presentation. He has more ...

New, 2011 Brookhollow Everyday Catalog Just Released

Brookhollow, a leader in the business greeting card industry, is releasing its new 2011, all-occasion catalog. Customers will find brand new greeting card lines designed to help recognize, inspire and motivate for all business types, from Fortune 500 companies to home businesses. The new offering includes three new lines: prospecting greeting cards, designed for the professional focused on creating new and lasting relationships; personalized note cards for creating a consistent, professional image throughout everyday correspondence; and laser-cut greeting card designs ...

A Hotel's Case for Direct Connect

The recent actions by American Airlines to move forward with their "direct connect" model has ushered in a new era of how products and services are marketed to travelers. According to an article released by Fairlogix, "A Picture is Worth $7 Billion, The real story behind airline distribution, travel supply chain, and consumer value", it costs the airlines roughly $7 billion annually to conduct business through their current indirect distribution channels such as Orbitz and Sabre. To set the record straight "direct connect" is not a new phenomenon in fact Orbitz introduced ...

Skyline DFW Event: Building Your Trade Show and Event Social Media Marketing Plan

Join Magic Logix and Skyline DFW Exhibits & Events for a free Lunch and Learn Seminar titled Building Your Trade Show and Event Social Media Marketing Plan, on January 26, 2011; from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Attendees will learn useful tips, techniques, and tools for integrating social media into their event marketing programs. CEO of Magic Logix, Hassan Bawab, will speak on the importance of online marketing for event promotion to increase booth traffic and maximize return on investment. The event will take place at Skyline DFW Exhibits & Events, located at 900 Avenue S, ...

ShtfmRadio-Emergency 4 Preparedness: Food and Home with HP, Hp will discuss Discount Shopping Secrets

When shopping for food in bulk, How do you shop to save money? Hp will discuss discount shopping secrets with you all today. She will discuss the options you will have as a limited income, fixed budget, or very low budget. It's not easy to save money unless you know what you are doing. First off, look at each store flier, before you decide you want to go shopping. Next, see who has better sales for your buck, and stick to that plan. Before you shop write down what you need, not what you are not going to use to store for your food. Many other topics will be talked about, ...


Lab-grown muscles reveal mysteries of rare muscle diseases

Primary hepatic angiosarcoma: Treatment options for a rare tumor

Research finds causal evidence tying cerebral small-vessel disease to Alzheimer’s, dementia

Navigating the Pyrocene: Recent Cell Press papers on managing fire risk

Restoring the Great Salt Lake would have environmental justice as well as ecological benefits

Cannabis, tobacco use, and COVID-19 outcomes

A 5:2 intermittent fasting meal replacement diet and glycemic control for adults with diabetes

Scientists document self-propelling oxygen decline in the oceans

Activating molecular target reverses multiple hallmarks of aging

Cannabis use tied to increased risk of severe COVID-19

How to make ageing a ‘fairer game’ for all wormkind

Supporting the right small changes can have big impacts

Grafted cucumbers get a boost: pumpkin's secret to withstanding salinity

Unlocking broccoli's genome: key to enhanced health benefits

New insights into methyl jasmonate-induced saponin biosynthesis in balloon flower

Unraveling the role of ADGRF5: Insights into kidney health and function

JMIR Dermatology accepted for MEDLINE indexing

Reduced infections seen in CLL and NHL patients undergoing immunoglobulin testing and replacement therapy

Human activity: A double-edged sword in the face of drought

Portfolio performance in financial management: apraize, analyze, act.

Landmark Nature Medicine study reports promising new treatment reduces suffering in Sanfilippo syndrome

Membrane protein analogues could accelerate drug discovery

Berkeley Lab researchers advance AI-driven plant root analysis

Cleveland Clinic study shows weight loss surgery cuts risk of heart complications and death in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and obesity

SQUID pries open AI black box

Resiliency shaped by activity in the gut microbiome and brain

Inspired by nature: synthetic nightshade molecule effective against leukemia cells

Promise green hydrogen may not always be fulfilled

Unifying behavioral analysis through animal foundation models

Up to 30 percent more time: Climate change makes it harder for women to collect water

[] Course-Source outlines a new way of buying e-learning
At this year's Learning and Skills exhibition - allied to the Learning Technologies conference and exhibition - in London, Course-Source is explaining its unconventional but extremely cost effective approach to providing e-learning materials.