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Acquired byPearson
Price$90M
Date7/2012

General Information

Websiteglobalenglish.com
Blogglobalenglish.com...
Twitter@GlobalEnglish
CategorySoftware
Phone+1-650-246-6000
Emailsales@globalengli...
Employees220
Founded1997

Offices

Headquarters
2000 Sierra Point Parkway
Suite 300
Brisbane, CA, 94005
USA

People

Chief Executive Officer
Vice President, Customer Success
Senior Vice President, Innovation and Platforms
Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales
Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales

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GlobalEnglish

GlobalEnglish offers Business English solutions designed to improve the communication and collaboration that drive high performance in a global economy. Without Business English proficiency, global teams are unable to operate successfully across borders, and efficiency and profitability suffer.

GlobalEnglish offers an innovative, cloud-based suite of Business English solutions specifically designed to produce immediate productivity and performance gains enterprise-wide. In blending the latest technology innovations with research on how adults effectively acquire language, GlobalEnglish provides a comprehensive solution: formal and informal Business English learning, instant on-the-job support for business tasks in English, enterprise collaboration, mobile productivity, adaptive Business English assessments, and the ability to measure usage and proficiency improvements across the company.

GlobalEnglish experts located throughout the world help companies maximize the value of their investment through custom analysis and recommendations, coordinated program deployment, and ongoing support in 15 languages.

Headquartered in Brisbane, California, GlobalEnglish has partnered with more than 500 of the world’s leading corporations and enterprises, including BNP Paribas, Capgemini, Deloitte, GlaxoSmithKline, Hilton, John Deere, Procter & Gamble, and Unisys.

GlobalEnglish was acquired by Pearson PLC (UK:PSON), the world’s largest education and publishing company in 2012.

For more information visit www.GlobalEnglish.com.

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GlobalEnglish: The Cure for Globalitis

Added: 3/2/12

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Above: GlobalEnglish: Enterprise Fluency On Demand | Business English Software for Global Enterprises
Uploaded: 12/20/11
GlobalEnglish screenshot
Above: GlobalEnglish: Cloud-based software for the development and support of Business English in global companies
Uploaded: 11/22/12

Products

GlobalEnglish Bloom™
GlobalEnglish Coach™
GlobalEnglish Edge™
GlobalEnglish Executive Coach™
GlobalEnglish LinGo Pro™
GlobalEnglish Motivator™
GlobalEnglish STEP+™

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Sources

  1. Pearson Acquires Global English for $90M (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  2. GlobalEnglish Launches RPM™, A Revolutionary New Approach to Business English Learning to Incentivize Skill Development and Accelerate Skills Proficiency in the Workplace (globalenglish.com) [edit]
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