Bluedrop Delivers eLearning Courseware Contract with Boeing
ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bluedrop Performance Learning’s (TSX-V: BPL) Defence and Aerospace group today announced the delivery of a contract with The Boeing Company to supply Initial Cadre Training (ICT) courseware for the Canadian Forces CH-147 Chinook helicopter as part of the MHLH (Medium to Heavy Lift Helicopter) program. The contract is valued at over $1million.
“Working with Boeing is proof positive that our strategy to grow our multinational customer base is practical, achievable and already succeeding. This project required a fast turnaround time and I believe it demonstrates our world-class efficiency and capability in developing highly technical courseware”
This contract award supports more than 15 jobs in the Atlantic Canada region.
“We are pleased to have supported Boeing with this air crew training program,” said Emad Rizkalla, founder and CEO of Bluedrop. “Working with Boeing is proof positive that our strategy to grow our multinational customer base is practical, achievable and already succeeding. This project required a fast turnaround time and I believe it demonstrates our world-class efficiency and capability in developing highly technical courseware,” Rizkalla added.
The Bluedrop team consisted of instructional designers and subject matter experts who developed over 100 hours of self-directed and instructor-led training on the CH-147 Chinook. The training plan and courseware were developed and implemented in less than 8 months.
The CH-147 training program incorporates interactive, multimedia instruction into the ground school instruction, allowing aircrew to perform a comprehensive range of real-world duties in a guided, blended learning environment. Bluedrop devoted considerable hours of expertise and instructional design to create the training program.
Bluedrop Performance Learning (TSX-V: BPL) is an innovator in workplace training for individuals, corporations, defence and aerospace, and governmental clients. Launched in 2004, the company has six offices and over 120 employees. Bluedrop is transforming the workplace globally by designing, developing and delivering some of the most effective and scalable skills development programs. Bluedrop was recently recognized as one of the Top 3 eLearning companies in Canada by Backbone Magazine in their “Best of Everything in Canadian Tech” issue. For more information, visit www.bluedrop.com.
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