• Office Friendly and VOW to launch new e-learning resources hub for members

        • Office Friendly will be launching online platform, Pioneer, coined as ‘the world’s most engaging learning management system’. The hub will offer a variety of business resources, sales and marketing tools, a community forum, and e-learning opportunities for Office Friendly members.

          Pioneer sees the advancement of Office Friendly’s portfolio of services to include a centre of resources and tools to improve the knowledge and skills of users.

          Office Friendly is working in partnership with VOW to launch Pioneer and provide customers with practical communications and online learning opportunities. VOW has part funded the new venture and invested its support on an ongoing basis in launching the platform and to creating a resource for people across the Office Friendly membership.

          Adrian Butler, VOW Managing Director said, “we’re delighted to have forged this latest partnership with Office Friendly, which we see as another important step on this vital journey and further evidence that resellers should expect even more from us in 2018. 

          “It’s a key part of our role as a world-class wholesaler to improve resellers' experience of us and create opportunities for them to sell more and be innovative.”

          The new venture will bring together opportunities for business owners and their teams to learn and develop their industry expertise, advance their network of connections with other users and experts, and provide a better service to all their stakeholders. 

          To lead the creation of this platform, Office Friendly has appointed Michael Hudson as Learning Platform Manager. Michael has already begun to construct the Pioneer hub and will be busy creating content for users to make use of across a broad range of themes and topics. Michael joined the Office Friendly team in March 2016 as a KascAid Marketer and takes on his new role from February 2018.

          Keeley Shepherd, Sales Director, Office Friendly said, “we are thrilled to have Michael on board and spearheading this new adventure for Office Friendly. His enthusiasm and experience is superb and we cannot wait to see how he develops Pioneer into a strong and popular service for our members.”

          Over the coming months Office Friendly will be working with other suppliers in the industry and developers in e-learning to provide a full spectrum of resources and tools on the Pioneer platform.

          Julie Hawley, Managing Director of Office Friendly added, “this will be a golden opportunity for dealers and their staff to improve their learning processes. By making use of the business content and functions that Pioneer will offer, business owners will be able to develop their sales and marketing teams and involve themselves further into the community that Office Friendly has created within the membership.”

          For more information about ‘Pioneer’, get in touch with the Michael Hudson, Learning Platform Manager on 0114 256 6294 or email michael.hudson@officefriendly.co.uk

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