John Deere & Co. engages KESDEE Inc. to provide Blended learning Solutions

September 6, 2005

John Deere & Co. engages KESDEE Inc. to provide Blended learning Solutions in Asset Liability Management.

John Deere & Co. headquartered in Moline, Illinois is the world leader in the manufacture of Agricultural and constructions Machinery. John Deere credit is a captive finance company with assets worth $20 Billion. The company provides financing for equipments manufactured by John Deere and other manufacturers and operating loans for farm inputs.

John Deere also has banks in some global locations.

KESDEE’s e-Learning and Reference solutions are deployed for use by John Deere corporate treasury and John Deere Credit personnel. The following 88 courses are licensed:

    1.Asset liability Management (Library of 28 courses)
    2.Futures and Forwards (Library of 7 courses)
    3.Swaps (Library of 7 courses)
    4.Options (Library of 10 courses)
    5.Market Risk -Basic level (Library of 8 courses)
    6.Market Risk –Intermediate level (Library of 8 courses)
    7.Market Risk –Advanced level (Library of 4 courses)
    8.Value at Risk (Library of 16 courses)
As part of this deployment Dr. S.L.(Sam) Srinivasulu, President, KESDEE was invited by John Deere & Co. to present an Instructor led program on Asset Liability Management in Moline, Illinois during August 8-12, 2005. The emphasis of the program was on taking an integrated and not fragmented approach to Asset liability Management.

KESDEE’s e-Learning and Reference Solutions are increasingly used in financial institutions and Multi National Corporations around the world. KESDEE was chosen by John Deere & Co for its blended learning solutions because of its expertise in Asset Liability Management acquired over 20 years of consulting including five years of intensive training to Federal Reserve Board.

KESDEE provides end-to-end e-Learning solutions covering all facets – Technology, Content and Services – for Knowledge Management and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) initiatives.

KESDEE’s focus is on providing Turnkey Solutions for Knowledge Management to the Financial Services Industry. KESDEE’s off-the-shelf product portfolio consists of 500 courses spanning about 1500 hours of e-Learning. The products serve both as a ready reference material and as a learning tool and can be customized to meet organizations’ needs in terms of look-and-feel, content and technology. For more information, visit