November 28, 2007 - Executives from the U.S., Europe, and Middle East Join GlobalEnglish for the GlobalExchanges 2007 EMEA Summit
For Immediate Release
Executives from the U.S., Europe, and Middle East Join GlobalEnglish for the GlobalExchanges 2007 EMEA Summit
-Senior executives from global 1000 companies to discuss the impact of globalization-
Brisbane, CA, November 28, 2007 — GlobalEnglish Corporation, the leading provider of on-demand learning and support for Business English communication, today announced the opening of the GlobalExchanges 2007 EMEA Summit at the Hilton Brussels in Belgium. The summit will address the strategic issues confronting executives of large global companies, focusing on organizational and employee development challenges and opportunities.
Representatives from Fortune 1000 companies, including Adecco, Canon, Deloitte, KPMG, Alcatel-Lucent and Reuters, will convene in Brussels to share best practices for addressing the challenges and opportunities created by global growth in new and emerging markets. Agenda topics include the impact of globalization, how global growth is driving the need for improved Business English communication skills, the talent crunch in high-growth markets, and successful strategies for deploying learning globally.
"Globalization has forever changed how companies operate, and the level of complexity for obtaining and managing a qualified workforce is much greater," said Deepak Desai, President and CEO of GlobalEnglish Corporation. "We are hosting this summit to provide our customers with a forum for identifying solutions to a critical problem that is spiraling out of control: the lack of a skilled English-speaking workforce and its impact on business collaboration and productivity in global businesses."
The summit will begin today at 6:00 p.m. with a welcome reception and dinner. The formal program will start tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. with speakers from ArcelorMittal, Capgemini, CSC, Dimension Data, Emirates NBD, GlaxoSmithKline, and Solar.
About GlobalEnglish Corporation
GlobalEnglish Corporation is the leading provider of on-demand Business English communication learning and support for the world's top companies, including ArcelorMittal, CSC, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, John Deere, Maersk, Mitsubishi Corporation, Procter & Gamble, Reuters, Unilever, and Wyeth. GlobalEnglish helps clients succeed in the global marketplace by improving employee productivity, customer service, innovation, and teamwork through improved business communication.
The GlobalEnglish Corporate Learning Service™ provides learners with a unique blend of rich course content, progress assessment, and performance support. The service also offers live, real-time access to qualified English teachers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via voice and text. And a complete suite of administration tools helps companies easily manage, measure, and track performance across the organization.
GlobalEnglish complements its world-class online Corporate Learning Service with a full range of implementation consulting services, including a team of global consultants who partner with clients to ensure success.
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