NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NetCom Learning, a company founded in 1998 on the premise of promoting the value of lifelong learning, and the creator of an ongoing nationwide Learning Movement, celebrates its fifteenth anniversary this year. The company started by Russell Sarder, a self starter who has achieved the American dream, is dedicated to providing innovative learning solutions in information technology and business for individuals and organizations. The company's forward looking mission is to grow profitably every year by becoming the most trusted and respected organization in the learning industry.
Now a multimillion dollar company, NetCom Learning has its sights much higher as it sets its goal to achieve ten percent over the next 20 years of the U.S. $24 billion dollar technical learning industry. The award winning company, which was recently named to the Inc. 500 | 5000 list of fastest growing companies for a third time and winner of multiple awards from American Business Awards is poised to continue its pursuit of a bigger piece of the learning industry pie.
"The reason for our success as a learning company, I believe, is our commitment to our purpose for existence which is to promote the value of lifelong learning," said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning.
"We don't just use this purpose as a marketing slogan, it is part of our DNA, and we show that commitment every day as we do business, and with the Sarder Scholarships, and our free interactive webinars and the development of SarderTV," said Sarder.
Starting out with four vendor partners the company has now grown to partnering with more than twenty vendors including Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, and PMI, offering more than 1,000 different classes in software applications, business coursework and soft skills. NetCom Learning currently has offices in New York City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, and Las Vegas, Nevada. Plans are underway for future office locations including Los Angeles, California, Chicago, Illinois, Houston, Texas, San Diego, California, Dallas, Texas, Jacksonville, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia.
The company has provided training to more than 80% of the Fortune 100 companies, and has helped more than 71,000 students to improve their career outlook and provide the right kind of technology needed by their employers. 96 percent of the students who attend NetCom Learning classes say they would recommend the learning organization to other students. NetCom Learning instructors who routinely achieve high ratings from their students possess an average of 16 years of experience in their field of expertise. Students have the opportunity to take live classes with an instructor, live online webinars, intensive boot camps, and offsite training.
New NetCom Learning innovations which are part of the organization's Learning Movement include Sarder TV where professionals can watch online videos of interviews with CEOs, subject matter experts, and top business people and educators as they speak on a variety of professional topics.
The company expects revenue to continue to increase through an expansion of products, new vendors, locations and learning solutions. To reach their goal, NetCom Learning has invested more than $5 million into the development of an innovative and user friendly enterprise wide resource planning system (ERP) which is responsible for powering the training business, simplifying transactions and helping to provide better service for customers. The creation of Learning CMS system has been recognized by a variety of industry sources including Microsoft, an award for innovation from the American Business Awards, and the Brandon Hall 2011 Hall of Excellence Award in Learning Management Technology.
Over the years, NetCom Learning has earned many awards from its vendors and the learning industry. The company was chosen as Microsoft's 2007 Learning Solutions Partner of the Year, and the EC Council's awarded NetCom with its Circle of Excellence award.
In 2012, NetCom Learning had its most successful year to date earning industry awards and recognition including 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com, Company of the Year Best in Biz Awards 2012, Top 10 Asian American Business Award, and the American Business Awards for Company and Executive of the Year. Additionally, Russell Sarder's book, 'Learning: Steps to Becoming a Passionate Lifelong Learner,' was awarded the Motivational Category by the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group.
To learn more about NetCom Learning visit http://www.netcomlearning.com
About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is an innovative leader in IT, business and executive training to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 45,500 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 71,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named thrice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards.
The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning
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