Sydney, Australia, 10 January 2019 – BOGN, a community of blue ocean practitioners founded by world-renowned Professors Kim and Mauborgne, announced a strategic partnership with GO1.com, one of Australia’s fastest-growing online learning platforms, to deliver the first of a series of Blue Ocean Shift training and consulting programs in Australia.
BOGN has created a suite of Blue Ocean Shift training and consulting programs and toolboxes to be delivered globally through its learning platform, Blue Ocean Academy. The first in a series of programs in Australia will be the Blue Ocean Explorer™ 3-day workshop. The exclusive, invitation-only workshop will be delivered by Blue Ocean Academy in collaboration with GO1.comin Sydney from January 16-18, 2019.
Dr Robert Bong, CEO of BOGN, said that given the current uncertainties in the global business environment, companies are forced to look for new growth opportunities. “The Blue Ocean Explorer workshop is the first in our series of training and consulting programs designed to systematically help companies shift their perspectives to arrive at new business models and seize new growth”.
Dr Andrew Barnes, CEO of GO1.com, said that the strategic partnership has a global dimension, noting that the training and consulting programs “can help Australian businesses, whether they are start-ups, SMEs or large corporations, create new opportunities within Australia and overseas”.
The workshop participants are key decision makers and consultants from Australia and around the world, as well as academic faculty members from top universities and business schools in Asia and Europe.
Blue Ocean Academy is the official platform for Blue Ocean Learning, Training, and Consulting. The Blue Ocean Global Network is a global community of blue ocean practitioners, founded by Professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, authors of the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller Blue Ocean Shift and international bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy.
GO1.com makes it easy for businesses to train their staff, with the world’s largest compliance, professional development and general training marketplace. By providing a single platform that extends from first aid training through to degree-bearing courses, GO1 makes it easy to find and compare the best training options available. The marketplace features more than 500,000 courses and other learning items created by local and international experts. Customers include SEEK.com.au, Oxford University, state and local governments and St John Ambulance.
Since launching in 2015, GO1.com has grown to be a world leader in online learning and education. The company’s investors include Y Combinator, Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter, SEEK and Oxford University, enabling the startup to continue expanding its offices across the world.