This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Bluedrop Performance Learning Donates "12 Skills For Christmas" To Help Charities Over The Holidays

5,000 Course Seats Valued at $100,000 USD Open to all Charities

ST. JOHN'S, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Bluedrop Performance Learning (TSXV: BPL) today announced that registered charities and not-for-profit organizations (NPOs) in Canada and the U.S. will be receiving a different kind of gift for their staff this holiday season.  Bluedrop is donating 5,000 seats from their most popular online professional training courses to help NPOs upgrade their staff skills.

Starting today, Bluedrop will make twelve of their most popular workplace productivity courses available for free at to the first 5,000 registrants.  The courses are valued at $100,000 USD and are open to employees, volunteers and partners of registered charities and not-for-profits.

"Bluedrop decided to give the gift of skills. Specifically, we're targeting the not-for-profit sector whose staff is challenged by time and money from accessing important skills upgrades," said Emad Rizkalla, Founder and CEO of Bluedrop. "We want to help people who spend their lives helping others. Fifty per cent of the skills that people use in the workplace are outdated every 3 years," Rizkalla added.

"We also want to do something about the growing digital skills gap that exists between not-for-profits and their counterparts in government and business," said Rizkalla. "The learning gap means that many NPOs have one hand tied behind their back as they tackle society's most pressing problems," Rizkalla added.

The online training courses will be delivered on, Bluedrop's cloud-based learning platform for the workplace.  The most relevant courses were carefully selected from CoursePark's inventory and target the 12 key skills essential for professional growth and productivity.  The courses cover a wide range of topics, including: business & IT skills, social media training, project management and stress management.  The courses are typically less than 1 hour long and can be accessed any time. Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of each course.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $94.02 0.00%
FB $104.07 0.00%
GOOG $683.57 0.00%
TSLA $162.60 0.00%
YHOO $27.97 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,204.97 -211.61 -1.29%
S&P 500 1,880.05 -35.40 -1.85%
NASDAQ 4,363.1440 -146.4150 -3.25%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs