CBT Systems

CBT Systems

(CBT Systems, Menlo Park, CA) An acknowledged leader in the design and development of interactive education software for information technology training. Specializing in self-study courses that users can take at their own PCs, CBT developed a library of more than 600 titles for client/server, Internet, intranet, and mainframe technologies. CBT Systems was the U.S. subsidiary of Dublin, Ireland-based CBT Group PLC, which was founded in 1984.

In 1999, the company re-invented its corporate identity as SmartForce, "the e-learning company." In 2002, SmartForce merged with another virtual classroom leader, Ireland-based SkillSoft Corporation. For more information, visit www.skillsoft.com.
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Many researchers claimed that CBT systems were valuable self-evaluation tools for self-managed learning (Croft, Danson, Dawson, & Ward, 2001; Peat & Franklin, 2002).
Dell, in collaboration with CBT Systems, has announced the availability of a training CD ROM for K-12 education customers, providing tutorials of basic computer applications designed to improve skills and enhance the learning environment for teachers, faculty and students.
P&O Stena Line has chosen CBT Systems for a three year contract for its migration from Microsoft Windows 3.
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The help menu is subdivided into two areas: CBT systems help and a main glossary.
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CBT Systems has won a four year GBP1m contract to supply and manage its computer based training courses for British Airways.
Golden joins New Horizons from SmartForce (formerly CBT Systems now operating as SkillSoft), where he was senior director of solutions management and was instrumental in the development and market-introduction of the company's eLearning products and solutions.
In the last six months, Minicom has won and fulfilled contracts for its CBT systems all over the world, including significant educational agreements in Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Singapore, and South America.
SmartForce, the e-Learning company, formerly CBT Systems, provides integrated enterprise e-Learning solutions.