The interactive, multi-lingual platform is specifically designed to offer OKI’s extensive partner network with assistance, support and information. By developing their knowledge and expertise, partners can help provide enhanced guidance when engaging with customers, resulting in added sales and business growth.
"We are fully committed to OKI’s strong and established network of EMEA channel partners," said Tetsuya Kuri VP Product Marketing, EMEA. "Pitched at all experience levels, skill sets and areas of focus, the new OKI Academy platform will help our partners to address all kinds of customer challenges and needs with OKI’s broad selection of products and solutions."
With access to an evolving range of interactive online training courses on business and industry-specific solutions, registered users can view and complete the training modules at their own pace and convenience. Available on desktop, tablet and smartphone, the OKI Academy iOS and Android app can be accessed remotely and used on the move.
Points are awarded each time a course is completed unlocking access to additional knowledge and resources. When a partner completes an assessment, they will receive a downloadable certificate and can promote their OKI expertise with an ‘OKI Academy Trained’ badge for their website, or social media profiles.
After successfully completing an online training course, a series of ‘how to’ sales videos and additional resources are immediately accessible via the OKI Academy app. Developed to support meetings and presentations, these short videos provide a virtual demonstration of specific product features, making it quick and easy to share information with colleagues or customers by email. As new courses are released, app updates will continuously
become available via the App Store and Google Play.
"The OKI Academy truly is a user-friendly, knowledge centre for sales, product, technology and solutions training," added Kuri "By delving in, channel partners have a great opportunity to develop their OKI product knowledge and sales expertise and we are confident this will help them to drive more sales and generate a better bottom line."
OKI Europe Ltd is a division of OKI Data Corporation, a global business-to-business brand dedicated to creating cost effective, professional in-house printers, applications and services which are designed to increase the efficiency of today’s and tomorrow’s businesses.
The company is well-established as one of Europe’s leading printer brands, in terms of value and units shipped. For over 60 years OKI Europe has been delivering advanced printing solutions worldwide, introducing ground-breaking technologies that support the needs of businesses large and small. Our pioneering development of digital LED printing technology has placed OKI at the forefront of the market in delivering high-definition, eco-friendly printing devices.
In addition to a vast portfolio of award-winning printers and MFPs, OKI offers a range of services to help optimise print and document workflows. This, together with an integrated suite of software technologies and tools, can help businesses take control of their print and document costs in a secure environment, whether office based, mobile or in the cloud.
Today OKI Europe employs approximately 1,100 people in 21 locations (sales offices and production sites) and is represented in 60 countries throughout the EMEA region.
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