Bluedrop Awarded a $2.8 Million Contract by Department of Labour and Advanced Education in Nova Scotia
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2019--Bluedrop Performance Learning (Bluedrop) (TSX -V: BPLI), through its subsidiary Bluedrop Learning Networks Inc., has been awarded a $2.8 million contract to develop a managed digital service delivery channel solution (Digital Channel). This 4.5-year project will support the Department of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE)’s long-term vision to help Nova Scotians connect with meaningful training and employment and contribute to a stronger workforce.
LAE has transformed career planning and employment services in Nova Scotia to improve the quality, accessibility, consistency and delivery of their programs. An essential part of this transformation is helping employers access the people and training supports they need to grow and improve productivity in their organizations. The Digital Channel is a key piece in this important work.
Bluedrop will provide the Digital Channel services on its Bluedrop360 SaaS platform, along with specific content and enhanced users’ functions. The Bluedrop360-hosted service will complement LAE’s current in-person employment services by providing efficient and convenient online access of employment services through the Digital Channel for job seekers, students, parents and guardians, guidance counselors, teachers, employers and Nova Scotia Works Employment Service Centre staff across Nova Scotia.
“Providing employment services to meet the needs of the ever changing job market, lifestyles and technology requires bold innovations. We are proud to partner with LAE to develop the Digital Channel as it’s another important milestone in our mission to change the way economies and industries prepare workers to land and expand jobs for a fast changing workforce.” Emad Rizkalla, Founder and CEO, Bluedrop
Bluedrop Performance Learning Inc. (TSX-V: BPLI) is an innovator in workplace training for individuals, corporations, military personnel and the public sector. Bluedrop is transforming the workplace globally by designing, developing and delivering practical, actionable and affordable training content that improves individual and overall performance of organizations. For more information, visit www.bluedrop.com
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KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA
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