SumTotal Announces Strategic Partnership with Udemy Business

SYDNEY, May 17, 2022 – SumTotal Systems, a Skillsoft (NYSE: SKIL) company and global leader in talent acquisition, onboarding, learning management, and talent management solutions, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Udemy Business, the corporate training division of Udemy (Nasdaq: UDMY), a leading destination for learning and teaching online.

Through this, SumTotal becomes the first Learning Management Experience Platform (LMXP) to have the ability to sell Udemy Business content. Coupled with the SumTotal/Udemy Business integration, customers can expect a more immersive learning experience and streamlined purchasing process.

SumTotal Learn, a powerful Learning Management System (LMS), helps companies ensure workforces are compliant, have the skills needed to meet the demands of the market, and are upskilling to address future business needs. The addition of Udemy Business content augments the existing content available on the SumTotal Marketplace and re-enforces SumTotal’s commitment to providing a world-class learning management platform to customers coupled with up-to-date learning content taught by real-world experts. Udemy Business and other providers’ content delivers increased value for organizations seeking to reskill and upskill talent to help overcome critical gaps.

“We are excited to begin this strategic partnership with Udemy Business,” said Rich Walker, Chief Corporate Strategy and Development Officer and President, SumTotal. “It is the first partnership of its kind and allows our customers to have seamless access to Udemy content on our best-in-class platform. The SumTotal Marketplace provides a content-agnostic platform where organizations can easily access a growing and impressive roster of learning content in one place.”

“Integrating our content with SumTotal enables us to make learning a more cohesive part of work for users across a variety of industries,” said Greg Brown, President, Udemy Business. “By streamlining learning, employees can more easily make learning and development part of their everyday work. Ultimately, this means stronger outcomes for both employees and organisations.”