April 10 Money Laundering & Its Impact on Professionals

The Law Society of Singapore had organised a seminar for professionals (including lawyers, accountants,independent legal professionals, real estate agents, notaries, trust and company service providers) on anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CFT) measures previously seen as relevant only to financial institutions. In addition, Singapore has existing legislation including the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act and the Terrorism (Suppression of Financing) Act that directly apply to lawyers. Effective implementation of Know-Your-Client obligations, risk management and compliance processes and structures means radical changes to the mindsets and manner with which professionals think, act and even manage their clients and businesses. Mahboob, Mahmood, CEO of Knowledge Platform and a well versed subject matter on anti money […]

September 14 SAI and Knowledgeplatform Enter Into Anti-Money Laundering Partnership Agreement As Legislation Looms

Sydney, Australia, September 14, 2005 – SAI Global Limited’s (ASX: SAI) compliance services arm, Easy i, has entered into a partnership agreement with Knowledge Platform, the developers of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) anti-money laundering eLearning application that was launched by the Minister for Justice and Customs, Senator Chris Ellison, earlier this year. The news comes as financial institutions, lawyers, accountants, real estate agents, and dealers in precious metals in Australia wait for new national AML legislation that is being amended to take into account international regulatory requirements. The Chief Executive of SAI Global Limited, Mr Ross Wraight, said: “Compliance with the anti-money laundering legislation is fast becoming the leading issue faced by financial institutions in Australia, […]

July 1 Knowledge Platform Develops Anti-Money Laundering E-Learning Program for AUSTRAC

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Australia’s anti-money laundering (AML) regulator and specialist financial intelligence unit, has released to its members a comprehensive Anti-Money Laundering E-Learning program. The program was developed for AUSTRAC by Knowledge Platform, the leading provider in Asia-Pacific of E-Learning solutions in the area of compliance, governance and risk management. The E-Learning program is intended to assist the large number of Australian institutions which need to train their employees on AML measures generally and Australia’s AML regulations specifically. Among other subjects, the program covers the general background of AML, the stages of money laundering, know-your-customer policies, recognising suspect transactions, Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF), best practices in AML and CTF compliance and the basic provisions of the […]

June 24 Knowledge Platform Develops Online Learning on IT Security for IDA Singapore

Knowledge Platform, a leading provider of Online Learning, has completed the delivery of a course focused on Information Technology (IT) Security for the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). The goal of the Infocomm Security team at IDA was to develop an online learning that would help computer users both in the office and at home to learn more about IT Security. Specifically, the team’s two-fold purpose was to inform learners about the essential IT security practices to protect their computers, and highlight how negligence and inappropriate practices can result in adverse consequences. Based on the large number of people that the training is targeted at, IDA identified Online Learning as one way to quickly and cost effectively deploy this […]

October 29 Carreker and Knowledge Platform Announce Alliance to offer Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Training Solution.

DALLAS, TEXAS (October 28, 2004) – Carreker Corporation (Nasdaq: CANI), a leading provider of technology and consulting solutions for the financial industry, and Knowledge Platform, a leading provider of Customized Online Learning Content, today announced that they have formed an exclusive alliance enabling Carreker to offer Knowledge Platform’s Online Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance training to its growing global client base of financial and non-financial institutions. The alliance allows Carreker to broaden its AML offering by providing its clients with Knowledge Platform’s customized online training on complex money laundering legislative and compliance issues globally. Knowledge Platform provides online learning content and instructional design services for a variety of subject matters, including financial compliance, business re-engineering, and regulatory compliance. Clients who choose […]

September 14 The Following Article is Reprinted From an Article Run in the July 2004 issue of “Channel in Asia”

Despite the slump and the cutbacks in recent IT spending, eLearning appears to be enjoying a healthy revival. Adoption and usage is gaining speed as companies are hard pressed to re-skill their workers and increase their productivity in a timely and efficient way. A major factor driving E-Learning’s growth is the recognition that it is a strategic business tool that can be used to meet business objectives, said Chris Perrine, Vice President of Business Development at Knowledge Platform – a Content Provider. The company develops customized web based courses in areas such as Six Sigma, Process Compliance, Policies and Procedures, Financial Compliance and Sales Training for businesses eager to go online. Video Learning and Online assessments – an integral part […]

August 12 Knowledge Platform Completes Acquisition of OpenAsia Solutions

Knowledge Platform, a leading provider of Customized Online Learning Content based in Singapore, has completed acquisition of the assets of OpenAsia Solutions Pte Ltd, a Streaming Media and Content Management company. “This acquisition marks an important step in our evolution as a digital media content company”, said Mahboob Mahmood, CEO of Knowledge Platform. “With OpenAsia’s intellectual property assets and expertise, we are now able to provide Interactive Video Streaming and Dynamic Content Management to our clients. We believe that such competencies are critical to the emerging broadband-based environment, in which digital content is proliferating.” William Claxton, former Managing Director of OpenAsia, has joined Knowledge Platform as its Vice President for Media and Technology. Says Mr. Claxton: “This acquisition allows us […]

July 27 Knowledge Platform Delivers Innovative Video-Based Learning Solution to Benesse

Knowledge Platform, leveraging its extensive experience in E-Learning and reputation for delivering innovative solutions, has deployed a Video-Based E-Learning program for Benesse Corporation in Japan. The project demanded the rendering of two live onsite training sessions held at Benesse into an interactive E-Learning program. By having this solution, Benesse is now able to deliver via E-Learning the knowledge and training that was provided during the onsite training sessions. This has allowed the target audience for this course- Benesse employees- the ability to get this training at both their own pace and at their convenience. For Benesse, the company is now able to deliver training to employees that miss the on-site training sessions along with new employees who have joined the […]

June 21 Bank Mandiri Appoints A Consortium to Implement E-Learning Solution

A consortium of three companies – Knowledge Platform, IntraLearn Asia Ltd, and local partner PT Mitra Integrasi Komputindo (MIK) – has been appointed by Bank Mandiri, the largest bank in Indonesia, to develop and deliver a major E-Learning program. The team will architect an enterprise learning and training solution that will impact the bank’s 17,500 employees across 700 branches spread over Indonesia. The entire E-Learning program covers a comprehensive range of E-Learning solutions including IntraLearn’s Learning Management System, while Knowledge Platform is developing a range of Instructional Design and E-Learning Customized Content Solutions. PT MIK is responsible for the development and implementation of multimedia E-Learning content in Bahasa Indonesia through the Learning Management System, hardware, hosting, maintenance, and customer support […]

June 14 Knowledge Platform & Venturehaus Partner To Bring Six Sigma E-Learning to the European Financial & Services Marketplace

Knowledge Platform and Venturehaus today announced a partnership to bring Knowledge Platform’s Six Sigma E-Learning Solutions focused on the banking and services sectors into the European markets. This partnership will concentrate on leveraging E-Learning as a tool to help financial and other services firms in Europe to expand their Six Sigma initiatives to a wider audience and increase the speed of deploying training across their organizations. Venturehaus provides Six Sigma training and advisory services to clients in the financial services industry and other services businesses in the UK and Europe. The company approaches Six Sigma in a way that differs significantly from the traditional Six Sigma methodologies developed and deployed in manufacturing industry, and which accommodates the particular characteristics and […]

June 1 Knowledge Platform Adds Key Member To Its Management Team

Knowledge Platform, a leading provider of corporate E-Learning solutions, announced today that Bill Claxton has joined Knowledge Platform as Vice President of Media and Technology. Bill joins Knowledge Platform from OpenAsia Solutions, a provider of solutions and services to help companies extend their communications and training using video delivery on the Internet, where he was one of the founders and the managing director. Bill has deep experience in designing and building web applications and international distribution networks and providing managed services for digital content. “I am pleased to welcome Bill to the Knowledge Platform management team,” said Mahboob Mahmood, CEO for Knowledge Platform. “Bill brings considerable technical management skills and experience to his new role here at Knowledge Platform. This […]

May 3 Knowledge Platform develops key recruitment training for Lux Asia Pacific

The Lux Business School (LBS), Lux’s national sales training program, is recognized for excellence around the world. LBS was looking to develop an E-Learning package to compliment their existing classroom training with the goal of standardizing learning across various Lux Branches while providing training rapidly and efficiently, yet encouraging cost savings. Knowledge Platform was engaged to develop a course titled “Recruitment Process: A Framework“. One of the main goals of this E-Learning course was to improve the Quality of Recruits by improving the Quality of the Recruitment Process in order to achieve an improved Retention Rate. The target audience is mainly branch managers, team leaders and other Lux Managers who are actively involved in recruitment as part of their daily […]