Combined strength to give customers the most comprehensive blend of learning solutions and innovative training tools

CourseMonster the leading Global Course Directory and Vendor Neutral Managed Service company, has acquired Buy Training, one of the most respected Learning Search portal organisations. The acquisition will strengthen CourseMonster's market leading position as UK's No 1 training portal and a vendor neutral training managed services company and will deliver an enhanced service for the provision of customised training courses and consultancy for private and public sector organisations.

The acquisition is effective from 1 May 2013, and brings all of Buy Training's business to CourseMonster, from its public training courses to its national and international blue chip customer base. All customers of the combined group will have access to the full portfolio of services from both organisations. This will include the UK's widest range of IT technical Training, business applications, project and service management, and personal development courses, plus accredited project management courses for the world's leading best practice methodologies including Agile, APM, PMI(c), PRINCE2</(c), P3O(c), PPS , MSP(c), and MoR(c).

"CourseMonster has always recognised that specialist knowledge and long standing relationships are vital components of outstanding customer service. Adding Buy Training's expertise to CourseMonster's existing high-quality offering will help us continue to deliver our world class training programmes to customers in a wide range of locations around the globe at a competitive price." The new relationship, will enable consumers to search over 16,000 of the most in-demand business skills and IT training courses."

Managing Director of CourseMonster, Kelvin Durcan

Founded in 1998, CourseMonster(c) is the UK's leading training course information directory and vendor neutral Managed Service company; providing individuals, public and private sector companies, easy access, to the most in-demand software brands, industry qualifications and business skills training courses on the market.