MINNEAPOLIS, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Benchmark Learning announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Learning Competency Training Solution Excellence Partner of the Year Award.
"We are delighted to be recognized by Microsoft for the second time in three years," said Peter O'Keefe, Director of Partner Solutions, Benchmark Learning. "These awards reinforce our focus on student-centric business and continued development of products and services to meet the needs of our clients within today's business pressures."
Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. The Learning Competency Training Solution Excellence Partner of the Year Award recognizes the Learning Partner that excels in providing leading-edge learning solutions. The winner brought a new solution to market, built a new platform, or incorporated a new business model successfully, and developed more creative ways to engage as partners in training.
"We are proud to recognize our 2012 Partner Award finalists for their outstanding commitments to solving customer challenges," said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. "Our partners are critical to our success as a company, and it is their creativity and innovative thinking in solving the unique needs of our customers that serves as the foundation for mutual, long-term success. We congratulate this year's finalists on their achievements and look forward to following their continued success in the future."
Benchmark Learning was a finalist due to its ability to inspire IT professionals and engage them in a manner that addresses financial and time pressures. Benchmark continues to facilitate conversations with partners and customers to ensure education investments are driving business results.
The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.
About Benchmark Learning
Benchmark Learning is an award winning education services company, delivering education on IT, ITIL, Development, Business Analysis, Project Management and Leadership Development. Our world-class educators teach the skills needed to help define and build individual careers for our students and maximize technology investments for organizations. For more than 35 years, we've been continually improving our offerings, events, assessments, employees, technology and facility. Since 1992, Benchmark Learning has been a certified Microsoft Partner. We distinguished ourselves in the marketplace by becoming the first Microsoft Gold learning partner in North America. Our commitment to excellence and student success has earned us prestigious honors and global recognition as a premier education provider among Citrix and Microsoft communities.
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