A beginners guide to eLearning

A beginners guide to eLearning Well in essence, it allows modern technology to deliver learning to a device of your choice at a time that works best for you. The courses and topics available are about a diverse and far ranging as you can imagine. Many are on subjects that you would most likely expect, […]

Dive into eLearning

Dive into eLearning The Dive community both here and abroad is enthusiastically discussing a relatively new topic of conversation. The interest surrounds the growing range of digital options for education delivery that have become available on PADI’s website.

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Builders Merchants Building Index report

Builders Merchants Building Index report The latest Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) report reveals the  strong start to 2018 for builders’ merchants continues, with heavy building materials sales in February up on the same period last year. Read the full report HERE.

Principles of Instructional Design in eLearning

Principles of Instructional Design

Principles of Instructional Design The instructional design of last year is not the same as instructional design this year, and won’t be the same next year. That’s a good thing by the way! That said, there are some definite principles of instructional design. Instructional design moves and develops with the needs of the audience, the […]

Cyber Security online training

Your own staff are your biggest Cyber Security Risk! Whilst addressing the issues of cyber security most organisations have focused their time on defending against external threats. Looking to create ever more robust firewalls and filtering out incoming emails from unrecognised senders or removing suspicious attachments. All very noteworthy activities and certainly actions that can […]

Are you GDPR Ready?

You may be ready for GDPR but are your colleagues? Many businesses have been working hard in readiness for the GDPR later next month. However much of the focus and knowledge has remained at a senior management level. So the Business might be ready but what about all your members of staff? Do they understand […]

New Wood Windows CPD

Wood Campus is the UK wood industry’s free information and learning site. Whether you’re a specifier, a builder, working in a merchant’s or into DIY, you’ll find the information, inspiration and learning tools you need to use more wood – the most sustainable of materials. View the site now here

5 Ways an Installer Portal Builds Business

If you want to engage more closely with the people who install your products, online is the most cost effective way of doing it. Why engage? The main reason is to ensure your loyal installer stays loyal and you continue to sell products through his or her influence.

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Spotlight: Course Calendar

Today we are spotlighting a useful feature for all Campus sites, the highly rated ‘Course Calendar’. This feature supports the co-ordination of blended learning training courses, allowing registered users to sign up and book a place.

BWF Training Academy

With over 15 years of experience in the e-learning industry Cortexa is proud to add yet another leading edge project to its portfolio with the launch of the BWF Training Academy in association with the British Woodworking Federation. This global platform powered by Cortexa Campus will help to train professionals around the globe, delivering high […]

GAI Launches New Education Hub

Cortexa has been creating digital training and marketing assets since 2001 and are now proud to announce the launch of one of our biggest projects to date in conjunction with the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI). The launch of the GAI education hub represents a completely new online format for learning for architectural ironmongery students all […]

10 Ways to maximise returns from your Cortexa project

When the development of your Cortexa Assets is complete the project to maximise your returns is only beginning, we talk about “Build Once Use Many” but how does that work? Here are 10 ways to maximise your returns:

Getting the most out of BMF Campus

The most frequent question I get as I visit our customers goes something like this: “Campus is great and I am sure we will benefit from all the learning – especially the added Product Knowledge – but we’re not seeing a lot of activity at the moment!”.

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Why a Virtual Rep is better than a real one!

I always like a good headline and I don’t really mean that we should replace our external salesforces with virtual reps, I have this vision of Max Headroom in a Builders Merchants branch on a screen behind the trade counter, and at the end of the day it would be very difficult to create an […]

Get ‘Ready To Go’ with brand new personal development courses

Welcome to the latest series of modules presented by Cortexa, ‘Ready to go Fundamentals’. These effective e-learning modules are bite sized but high impact training programmes designed to help develop personal skills by discovering all new ways to manage, communicate and interact so that you can feel confident in any working environment.

Swedish Wood launches new iPad CPD

In another initiative to bring CPD to life for architects, Swedish Wood have launched their ground-breaking, film-based Timber: the Building Material of the Future on iPad (as the Future Timber app).