MIAMI and BOGOTA, Colombia, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International lecturer, author and communicator Ismael Cala has announced an alliance with the successful educational institution, Next University, presided over by Andrés Moreno, founder and CEO of Open English.
Starting in September, Cala will be offering an online Intensive course in leadership, with the indispensable tools to be a great leader and achieve one's goals in all areas of life. The course will last four weeks with classes in form of videos, texts, audios and homework.
"My aim is to share the keys for understanding what it means to be a leader, and how to become one. In the classes we will be working on the virtues of leadership, an intrinsic quality in everyone, but one that we must develop with effort and perseverance. I'd like to thank Andrés Moreno and Next University for their firm backing of education," Ismael Cala said from Miami.
Next University CEO and president Andrés Moreno, for his part, had this to say: "I offer thanks to Ismael Cala for joining this great project that is Next University, key to the education of new generations. Together we will create an innovative space for developing new ideas regarding leadership. Thousands of people have already benefited from our courses. We hope that many more will avail themselves of these tools to transform their own lives."
ABOUT ISMAEL CALA
Ismael Cala is a communicator, author and international lecturer on issues of personal development and leadership. For more than five years he was host of the primetime show CALA on CNN en Español.
He is currently considered one of the leading communicators in the Americas, and his message of social entrepreneurship, mindfulness and well-being is a touchstone for millions of followers attuned to his books, seminars, workshops and lectures throughout Spanish America. Cala has traveled to more than 25 countries and impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of people with his message.
He is the author of the bestsellers El analfabeto emocional ('The emotional illiterate') (2016), Cala y Cruz: Las dos caras de la comunicación ('Cala and Cruz: The two faces of communication'), (2016), El secreto del bambú ('The secret of bamboo') (2015), Un buen hijo de P ('A real S.O.B.') (2014), and El poder de escuchar ('The power of listening') (2013).
Cala was born in Santiago de Cuba in 1969. He has a degree in Art History from Universidad de Oriente, and studied Journalism and Television Production at York University in Toronto.
ABOUT OPEN ENGLISH
Open English is the leading company for teaching English in Latin America and within the Hispanic market. This online school offers customized live classes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with teachers who are native speakers. Since it began in 2007, the company has raised more than $US 120 million in investment capital to create and improve its online educational platform.
The company serves a growing global market with a cumulative base of more than 500,000 students, and more than 1,500 employees in six offices throughout the Americas.
ABOUT NEXT UNIVERSITY
Founded at the close of 2013 by Andrés Moreno, Next University is one of the fastest growing online educational institutions in Latin America. In December of 2015, the company was acquired by Open English.
Next University focuses on providing Certifications in the areas of digital technology that are most in demand in the job market. Certificates offered by the platform include digital marketing, web development, mobile applications, entrepreneurship and leadership, among others.
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SOURCE Cala Enterprises Corporation