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GE Opens its Global Technical Learning Centre to Provide Technical Education

By Energy CIO Insights | Wednesday, May 11, 2016

FREMONT, CA: GE Power Conversion announces the opening of its Global Technical Learning Centre. The 2,500m² learning centre will facilitate both internal GE training sessions and external technical training for businesses across industries. In addition to providing companies with a training facility closely linked to GE’s factory, the centre will also deliver dedicated leadership learning programs for current and future leaders.

“As we push the boundaries of innovation, we have the responsibility to provide the best possible training infrastructure to facilitate a high quality of innovation. Our training centre, which will not only provide technical training but will also act as a venue for leadership training and team building exercises, is a concrete step towards boosting GE and the wider industry to greater heights,” says Joe Mastrangelo, CEO, GE Power Conversion.

The training centre is situated next to the GE factory. As a result, dedicated tours to encourage direct contact with the latest equipment and GE experts will be provided, allowing participants to have a more hands-on and immersive learning experience. The centre is equipped with state of the art audio-visual technology, including HD projectors, smart screens and smart boards to facilitate contemporized learning approaches During the learning experiences, iPads will be provided to each participant to encourage the learners to interact and experience technology based learning approaches during training sessions. The centre has 15 conference rooms and exhibition space, which can host up to 800 people.

“In our new technical learning centre, we have amalgamated the best of our services and our infrastructure to help our customers realise impactful and hands-on training sessions. With the high-tech setup, personalised offerings and services, our new technical learning centre is an ideal one stop solution for customers to have a productive learning experience,” says Francesco Falco, Global Sales Leader, GE Power Conversion.

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