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Governance Institute of Australia deploys Blackboard learning solutions

Blackboard , now a part of Anthology , has announced a new partnership with the Governance Institute of Australia to increase educational opportunities for its 43,000 governance and risk management professionals .

The Institute will deploy Blackboard ’ s tailored learning solutions including its learning management system , Blackboard Learn , virtual classroom solution , Blackboard Collaborate , and Blackboard Registration and Management .
As the only Australian provider of chartered governance accreditation , the Governance Institute offers a range of short courses , certificates and postgraduate studies to help further the knowledge and education of governance and risk management professionals .
“ The Governance Institute is well known for providing leading edge governance training and accreditation , so partnering with Blackboard to deliver a seamless experience from end to end for students will be crucial to deliver on expectations now and into the future ,” said Megan Motto , CEO at the Institute .
“ The intuitive and immersive possibilities that will be created through this partnership will not only put the Institute in front of the market , but will provide a better learning experience and outcomes , therefore delivering on our organizational vision of a stronger society through governance excellence .”
The suite of Blackboard solutions will allow the Governance Institute of Australia to provide a unified , data-driven learning experience from registration to graduation . Blackboard Learn enables hybrid learning models that give educators the autonomy to utilize pedagogical best practices .
Integrated with Learn , Blackboard Collaborate creates an embedded virtual classroom experience available across devices with an emphasis on encouraging student and faculty engagement . Collaborate delivers a fully interactive environment and enables real-time connections with one student or an entire class so educators can better meet the needs of all learners .
The Governance Institute of Australia will also deploy Blackboard ’ s Registration and Management solution to provide the Institute with integrated participant registration , enrollment management , e-commerce capabilities , a manager dashboard and corporate reporting tools .
In addition , the integration with Genius affords the Governance Institute of Australia a comprehensive training management solution to facilitate the whole learning lifecycle while also aiding in automating Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency ( TEQSA ) reporting .
“ The governance and risk management industry is fast-growing and ever-changing , and we are proud to offer products and services that can meet the evolving learning management needs of organizations like the Governance Institute of Australia ,” said Yves Dehouck , Vice President of Asia Pacific at Blackboard .
“ Our powerful , integrated ecosystem of solutions provide institutional partners with the best tools to deliver increased knowledge to the very members they serve .” p
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