NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL), an Accredited Training Organization (ATO) devoted to excellence in learning, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AFA Project Management Ltd. (AFA), a management training company that provides accredited consultancy and training in AXELOS, APMG, and APM Best Practice methods, including:
- PRINCE2® project management
- MoP® portfolio management
- MSP® programme management
- M_o_R® risk management
- P3O® portfolio, programme and project support offices
- Change Management™, Agile Project Management (AgilePM®), and Managing Benefits™ – accredited by APMG
- APM Qualifications – APM Introductory Certificate and APMP
IIL and AFA have had a partnership for more than 10 years, working together to provide learning solutions for companies and individuals seeking to improve their performance through best practice methodologies. This acquisition will allow IIL to bolster its professional services in these areas and better serve its clients in over 150 countries.
"IIL has been and always will be driven by client needs," said E. LaVerne Johnson, IIL Founder, President, and CEO. "Many of our clients use best practices aligned with PMI® standards, but many are also now using standards from AXELOS, APMG and APM. It is a natural fit to expand our ATO offerings and strength in these areas. We look forward to working with Alan Ferguson as a Senior Advisor to IIL, and to forming long lasting relationships with AFA's existing clients, affiliates, and expert resource base."
"AFA has been delighted for many years to help clients implement structured best practice in the context of their organizational culture," said Alan Ferguson, AFA's Managing Director. "Now this expertise will be available to an even larger group of organizations through our good friends at IIL."
IIL's commitment to improving organizational performance with Intelligence, Integrity and Innovation has made it a trusted learning partner to thousands of global companies -- in more than 150 countries and for over 24 years. Courses are also offered through IIL's university affiliate, the NYU School of Professional Studies. Learn more at www.iil.com.
AFA was established nearly 20 years ago as a management consultancy organization. In 1996 AFA became one of the original group of PRINCE2® Accredited Training Organizations (ATO) under the scheme administered by APM Group on behalf of the UK Government. Accredited Training Organizations (ATOs) are organizations that have been assessed and approved by an accredited EI, and have been licensed by to deliver accredited training courses (classroom or e-delivery) and administer examinations for delegates of those accredited courses. AFA's ethos is to work with client organizations, retaining existing robust processes and further developing them in line with Best Practice guidance. Learn more at www.AFAprojects.com.
International Institute for Learning (IIL)
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