Saba Marks Continued Growth of Saba University
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Press release date: January 18, 2006
New Self-Paced Web-Based Courses Feature Scenario-Based Simulations
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jan 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions, today announced the addition of self-paced, web-based training courses designed to help employees, managers and training administrators maximize their use of Saba Learning Suite. These SCORM-compliant courses incorporate customer suggestions and were specifically designed to meet the growing demand for end user training on Saba Learning Suite.
In 2005, Saba University trained double the number of customers than in the previous year, reflecting an increase in the number of organizations -- across industries and in geographies around the world -- who are adopting Saba solutions. Saba University enables customers to maximize the skills of their project teams, technical teams, training administrators, managers and end users to increase efficiency and productivity in installing, managing and utilizing Saba Enterprise 2005, Saba's next generation enterprise human capital management suite. Seasoned Saba training professionals also create and deliver training on enterprise learning best practices -- from governance and application management to content creation and integration. Saba University offers a blended learning library, with classroom, virtual classroom and web-based training available to suit each customer's needs.
To keep up with growing demand over the past year, Saba University has expanded its offering with: o New self-paced, web-based training courses designed with real-life scenario simulations on Saba Learning, to help employees, managers and training administrators get up to speed quickly and utilize Saba more efficiently. o Increase in overall number of courses available, spanning technical courses for application managers to set up and configure the system; functional training for administrator, employee, manager, customer and partner users; best practices for course design; and content standards compliance. o Over 90% customer satisfaction ratings, consistently meeting or exceeding learner expectations
The new web-based training is available as short, self-paced courses that allow users to access the training anywhere, anytime and anyplace. Designed with an XML architecture, the web-based training with simulation is easily customized to match the look and feel of each customer's configuration. The flexibility and accessibility is designed to increase user adoption of Saba applications by facilitating familiarity and ease of use with Saba solutions.
"To successfully deploy enterprise solutions, it is critical to have acceptance from the end user of the applications as well as managers and training administrators," said Ken Higgins, vice president of Saba Education. "Saba University courses are designed to help all users get up to speed on Saba quickly and easily, ensuring greater value from their learning and HCM initiatives."
Saba University training is available with perpetual licensing which makes it a cost-effective tool to increase value from HCM solutions. For additional information, please visit the Saba web site: http://saba.com/services/education.
About Saba Saba (NASDAQ:SABA) is a leading provider of integrated Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions. Saba enables The Aligned Enterprise(TM) by aligning goals, developing and motivating people, and measuring results -- driving greater organizational performance.
More than 10 million current users in over 150 countries use Saba today. Customers include ABN AMRO, Alcatel, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, BMW, CEMEX, Cisco Systems, DaimlerChrysler, Dell, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, EDS, EMC Corporation, FedEx Kinko's, Insurance Australia Group, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, National Australia Bank, Novartis, Petrobras, Procter & Gamble, Scotiabank, Sprint, Standard Chartered Bank, Swedbank and the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy.
Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Saba has 20 offices worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.saba.com/ or call (+1) 877-SABA-101 or (+1) 650-779-2791.
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