16th May 2008
Trainers sign to partner business skills video house DTV
Training companies are signing up partnering agreements for exclusive
regional and sector representation of newly launched online learning and
development solution, Digital Training Videos (DTV) - www.DTVuk.com
May sees three relationship partners newly signed up to represent DTV.
Talbot Green-based Development Consultancy -
www.developmentconsultancy.co.uk - is to represent the company to
public and private sector organisations in Wales.
The company operates from offices in South Wales and Bristol and is soon
to open in the Middle East.
Hereford-based Learning Field is to represent DTV across all markets in
its home county.
Milton Keynes-based SSW Performance Solutions -
www.sswperformancesolutions.com - will represent DTV exclusively
within the automotive business performance development sector.
DTV's web 2.0 technology-enabled streaming services was launched in April
(2008) at London's HRD show, with 20 newly filmed business skills video
productions covering eight topic areas.
The 'overview/introduce' films serving to induct newcomers to a business
practice are complemented by 'take action' productions designed to
analyse and advise on detail specifics.
Film formats include expert interviews, case studies, and drama-based
Users can view and select from an easily navigable topic library,
spanning personal and professional development, management, leadership,
coaching, communications, customer service, sales, teamwork and
Cult TV model
A lively content mix - modelled on cult TV shows such as 'Pimp My Ride',
'Lost' and 'Sex In the City' – advises on how to compose and write
professional emails; becoming a better team member; handling a first day
at work; best sales practice; and how to make the office more
Bite-sized videos (between eight to ten minutes long) come with
downloadable support material and are available on licence packages or
New content uploaded every month includes a main feature title, usually
relating to a current topic, with added location footage and specially
packaged with a longer running time.
Response from training providers to the DTV initiative has been highly
encouraging with another four companies signing in June, says the
Prospect partners attending seminars at DTV's London studios to witness
how the company is utilising the latest technology to deliver training
and development in the corporate world.
"Unlike current video offerings, DTV combines quality, thought-leadership
inspired content with optimum flexibility of delivery in a unique learner
experience delivering value to partners and users," says DTV managing
director Sean Walsh.
"We are seeking to partner with the best people in the industry to take
DTV to market."
Will Landon at SSW Performance Solutions perceives a 'good fit' for DTV
programming and the blended learning his company provides the automotive
"We saw DTV at a London event, found out they were signing regional and
sector partners, and signed up the moment we could," says Landon.
Prioritising content as 'king', he sees the core appeal of the DTV offer
in the finished films.
"We liked what was promised but waited on seeing what DTV actually had to
offer before signing, and we were not disappointed," he says.
"The films are bright and fresh and cover in-demand topics. The
treatments spoofing popular TV shows are an entertaining way of engaging
people into the learning experience. The pricing model is also
transparent and very flexible."
SSW's directors have been providing training and development solutions
for many years to manufacturers, dealers and finance companies. Clients
include Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Mercedes Benz Financial Services and Cardif
Notes for Editors:
DTV (Digital Training Videos) delivers engaging, relevant, up-to-date
business skills videos direct to desktops. DTV provides hassle-free
access to an extensive library of highly stimulating, affordable,
on-demand video films communicating key training needs. Focusing on
communications, teamwork and leadership advice, DTV empowers users with
key knowledge for professional self-improvement.
DTV offers bite-sized videos (between eight to ten minutes long) and
downloadable support material available on licence packages or
pay-per-view pricings. Users can view and select from an easily navigable
topic library, spanning personal and professional development,
management, leadership, coaching, communications, customer service,
sales, teamwork and sustainability.
DTV can also be deployed as an employee performance support system (EPSS)
for large organisations and academic institutions to provide just-in-time
(JIT), just-enough and 'just-for-me' learning for employees who are
DTV - delivering quality learning for today's business generation.
Sales & Marketing: James Ralph / Kelvin Lee, DTV, +44 (0) 844 225 2005
Media: Peter Muir, Bob Little Press & PR, +44 (0) 1296 715228