Walden Institute Expands Its Global Online Learning Community

March 8, 2001

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Walden Institute, a leader in providing online certificate and professional development programs in technology, business and management, today announced a new relationship with THINQ Learning Solutions. Under the agreement, Walden’s instructor-facilitated courses will be offered to THINQ’s current and future list of corporate clients. THINQ customers will have access to Walden’s online programs, including Certified Online Instructor, Certified Synchronous Instructor, the E-Commerce Management Certificate and Webmaster Certification.

“Teaming with THINQ allows Walden to reach a diverse and continually growing corporate client list,” said Jeff Konzak, President of Walden Institute.

“Walden Institute’s specialized e-learning model, coupled with its exceptional course offerings, adds considerable value to our learning provider network,” said David Egan, Vice President of Provider Strategies for THINQ. “We’re truly excited to have an institution of Walden’s caliber on board.”

The THINQ relationship is the latest in a series of recent alliances that further Walden strategic goals of enhancing the corporate and global reach of its online programs, and expanding its array of new program offerings. Over the past few months, Walden has also teamed up with Sylvan Learning Systems to further expand Walden’s worldwide outreach.


The THINQ learning solution helps companies effectively manage and procure learning resources enterprise-wide. THINQ combines five e-learning essentials, which help corporations to achieve business success through the optimal development of their workforce. THINQ begins by building a strategy that maps learning initiatives to organizational objectives. THINQ then integrates its proven Web-based infrastructure, the THINQ TrainingServer(R) LMS, with one of the world’s largest learning content libraries, the THINQ Learning Center, to offer customers a one stop source for corporate learning requirements. Time-tested implementation and support services, coupled with onsite success services drive learners to improved performance. THINQ’s powerful solution aligns business requirements to learning initiatives to help ensure successful programs and increased e-learning return on investment throughout the organization and its extended businesses. THINQ is a private company headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, with offices located throughout North America and the U.K. For more information, contact THINQ at (888) 931-3311, or visit www.THINQ.com.

About Walden Institute

Walden Institute provides online certificate and professional development programs in technology and business. Along with its partners, Walden Institute supports a global, full-spectrum, distributed, online learning community. Through its affiliation with Walden University, which is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Walden is a pioneer in distance learning and online education for diverse international populations, and draws on a 30-year reputation for quality, integrity, and a learner-centered approach. Walden Institute uniquely combines active learning in a collaborative environment, and practical, instructor-facilitated programs that can be customized to individual, team, and organizational needs. To learn more about Walden Institute’s programs, call the Coordinator of Learning Services at 800-237-6434 ext. 5138, or from outside the U.S. call 941-498-7765, or visit http://www.WaldenInstitute.com.

Contact Information:

Walden e-Learning, Inc.

Kathleen Waton, 941/949-5135


Magnet Communications

Brian Jones, 212/367-6868