More than 35,000 professionals have received certified training from Kalaari-backed Simplilearn


Simplilearn is a Bangalore based company that deals with online education and training for professional certificate courses. Founded in 2009, by Mr. Krishna Kumar — Simplilearn has received growth capital from Kalaari capital formerly known as Indo US Venture Partners (IUVP).

The company possesses study centers across the globe and offers over 50 certification certificate courses that include Project Management, IT Services Management, IT Security Management, Quality Management, Financial Management and Technology Certification. has experience in training more than 35,000 aspirants across 135 countries, including ones from world’s leading Fortune 500 companies.

Presently, Simplilearn has a strength of 250-plus employees. Talking about his team, Kumar says, “My teams at Simplilearn come from diverse backgrounds with related work experiences. I would say that they have faith in the company and each one is instrumental to the growth of the company so far.”

Simplilearn’s potential customers are professionals from various IT and ITES companies. According to Kumar, the team aims to provide best training to professionals and prepare them well to achieve their certification goal. “Our blended training model makes it easy for professionals to prepare for project management certification exams,” he says. The step-by-step model of blended learning involves classroom preparation along with online training, combining an optimum mix of 2/3/4 days of training from a certified instructor and includes stimulus tests, audio-video content and video tutorials.

To market itself, the company is doing organic and paid search, sending newsletters, using social media channels and public relations. “The journey so far has been good. We have seen tremendous growth and hope and expect to grow at the same pace,” hopes Kumar.


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