SQLearn is an e-learning company that provides robust technological solutions for maritime
Including Learning Management Systems (LMS), web-based teleconference platforms, and the development of e-learning courses and webinars.
The company is known for its creative spirit and imaginative product design that makes measurable and positive business impacts, having gained a strong worldwide client network addressing diversified training needs, language, and cultural needs with sustainable results.
SQLearn provides e-learning solutions, such as integrated Learning Management Systems (LMS) development, instructional design and custom e-learning content development, game based learning and serious games development, 3d training simulations, mobile learning and e-learning consultancy services.
SQLearn has the experience and expertise, to create e-learning solutions that maximize business performances and value, through learning and technology.
SQlearn’s services include:
- Asynchronous e-learning platform setup and customization,
- E-learning courses development, enriched with multimedia elements (sound, videos, animation, 3d animations, serious games),
- Webinars development,
- Synchronous learning platform (teleconference system),
- Mobile learning applications,
- Digital Library of e-learning courses,
- Assessment of training needs.
SQLearn has a dedicated research and development department and tries to always create and adopt innovative products and services. Some of the products already developed:
- The award winning application TheLMSapp that can transform a moodle installation into a native iPad application
- Moodle plugin that can search within all course material using keyword specified by the user,
- Social Media indexer and search system that can be embeeded to Moodle LMS and allows for constant update of the resources of all e-learning courses,
- Various Moodles LMS plug-ins that facilitate many training processes.
SQlearn is a valuable partner to companies and organizations that use e-learning for their training needs. Known for its creative spirit and imaginative product design, that make measurable and positive business impact, SQLearn has gained a strong worldwide client network addressing diversified training needs, language and cultural needs with sustainable results. Some of SQLearn’s advantages include:
- Specialized to e-learning related services and products,
- Great expertise arising from hundreds of successfully implemented e-learning projects and thousands of users supported,
- SQLearn’s course development team employs professionals from many different backgrounds and has a strong expertise in custom e-learning course development,
- Provides e-learning services and products according to EN ISO 9001:2015.
SQLearn works with clients from a wide range of sectors, addressing both private, and public or not-for-profit organizations, to provide solutions that meet training requirements and save on costs, providing a great return on investment.
Eletson, Gaslog, Maran Tanker Managment, Thenamaris.
AIG, Anytime By Interamerican, Ergo, European Resilience, Interamerican, Mega Brokers.
Kafkas, Fοurlis Group (IKEA, Intersport, Genko, Service One, Trade Logistics), AQS-Advanced Quality Options, Coco-Mat, Fegime, First Data, ICAP, Media Saturn, Multirama, Public, Real News, Skywalker, SPSS BI Greece, Wind.
Athens International Airport, Athens Chamber Of Commerce, Hellenic Post Offices (ELTA), Chamber Of Engineers, OTE (Greek Telecommunication Company).
Oil & Gas, Energy
Hellenic Petroleum (HELPE), Elpedison, Motor Oil.
Banks & Finance
Attica Bank, Eurobank, KPMG, National Bank Of Greece, PWC Greece & Cyprus, Piraeus Bank.
Astra Zeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Roche, Vianex.
Educational & Training
National And Kapodistrian University Of Athens (School Of Finance, School Of Nursing), University Of Thessaly-Medical School, University Of Peloponese (Various Departments), Hellenic Open University, Eurognosi Training Centers, AXON Training Centers.
Mr Spyros Goumas, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, founded SQLearn and has a trainer background for the last 25 years. He specialises in training design (VET), delivery techniques and distance learning approaches for adult learners. He has participated in many European projects (EQUAL, LdV, LLP) and has vast experience in researching, project management and collaboration with transnational partners.
Dr Antonios Fringas, General Manager and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, holds an MSc and PhD in Informatics and has co-founded SQLearn in 2006. Antonis has experience in e-learning related projects in many different settings and in the design and development of web-based applications. Designed award winning application for tablet e-learning. Participated in many EU funded projects as technical advisor. Antonis is dealing (among others) with company management, new products/projects architecture design, new products development. Overlooking e-learning courses development dpt dealing with SCORM (Flash and HTML5) course development using various authoring tools. Overlooking technical dpt focusing on providing open source LMS related solutions. Working on EU funded projects (coordinator and partner) as PM on behalf of SQLearn overlooking progress of deliverables, status reports, performing required research.
SQLearn is staffed with e-learning experts with various backgrounds, such as web developers, instructional designers, graphic designers, multimedia developers, technical administrators, as well as high qualified business and project administrators, ensuring our partners the best possible tailor-made solutions and immediate return on investment. SQLearn employs an energized and engaged workforce with scientific excellence and expertise, able to cover adequately every project’s requirements, whether this is a national project, EU funded project or private client.
Corporate Social Responsibility
SQLearn invests on the field of Corporate Social Responsibility with initiatives that expand the use of e-learning to the Greek society.
In this context, and in cooperation with the Ministry of Shipping & Island Policy, SQLearn provided free of charge for the next three years an integrated e-Learning system to all ten Merchant Marine Academies in Greece. The platform aen.sqlearn.com consists of educational material, necessary for seafarers in order to be well prepared for their future careers.
The exclusive cooperation between SQLearn and the Hellenic Red Cross allows everyone to learn in a valid and an efficient way, how to provide basic first aid and to handle emergency situations that have to do with health.
SQLearn organizes a masterclasses series, entitled “A path to the academic and professional community” for the company’s staff under the scientific supervision of Spyros Siakas, Assistant Professor at the Department of Graphic Design and Visual Communication at the University of West Attica.
To end with, SQLearn developed an online platform, so as to support “The Smile of the Child”.
EN ISO 9001:2015 from TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS for:
- Design and development of training material for e-learning
- Design, Development, Hosting and configuration of integrated learning management systems
- Technical support services for e-learning provision
- Consultancy services for the development of e-learning/ training strategy
EN ISO 27001:2013 from TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS:
- Software development to support e-learning and training management
- Design and development of training material for e-learning
- Design, development, hosting and configuration of integrated learning management systems
- Technical support services for e-learning provision
- Consultancy services for the development of e-learning/training strategy
SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004
Certification from ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning)
AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING (ABS)
ABS has certified that SQLearn e-learning platform and e-learning courses are according to the ABS standards for certification of Maritime Education Facilities and Training Courses.
ECDL HELLAS SA Content Certification for SQLearn digital library lessons with the following codes:
(IT101) Concepts of Information & Communication Technology (ICT), (IT102) Using the Computer and Managing Files, (IT103) Word Processing, (IT104) Spreadsheets, (IT105) Web Browsing and Communication, (IT106) Presentation and (IT107) Using Databases.
Member of the Worldwide Industrial & Marine Association (WIMA)
WIMA is a non-profit association of marine oriented companies, founded in 2006. WIMA has managed to successfully introduce a new concept in the maritime market; a network of certified companies with global reach, working together to effectively cover any requirement, in every sector of the shipping industry.
WIMA’s members are active in the fields of:
- Ship’s Construction – New buildings & Refitting
- Ship Repairs
- Ship’s Spare Parts & Supplies
- Ship’s Technical and General Services
- Manufacture of Marine Equipment
Member of the Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers & Exporters (HEMEXPO)
Under a strong competitive environment, Greek companies that manufacture and export marine equipment of high technological added value have decided to join their forces. In order to achieve their planning for a powerful opening and potential exporting to shipyards, they moved on to form HEMEXPO – Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters.
HEMEXPO involves the larger marine equipment companies in Greece and thereby strengthens the links between the industry’s leading companies through sharing of market intelligence, providing a vehicle for greater cooperation with ship-owners and shipyards.
International Propeller Club (Port of Piraeus)
International Propeller Club Port of Piraeus, founded in 1935, is a non-profit charity Association, collectively controlled in Greece by sixteen Greek volunteer Governors.
The Club closely cooperates with the Union of Greek Shipowners, the International Chamber of Shipping, the Hellenic Short-sea Shipowners Association, the Hellenic American Chamber e.t.c. to promote Maritime Relations, Commerce, Goodwill and Cultural relations between citizens of Greece, the U.S. and all other countries represented by their members’.
International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO)
INTERTANKO is a trade association that has served as the voice for independent tanker owners since 1970, representing the interests of its Members at national, regional and international levels. The organization champions an industry dedicated to support global energy networks by delivering safe, efficient and environmentally sound transport services.
INTERTANKO actively works on a wide range of operational, technical, legal and commercial issues affecting tanker owners and operators around the world. It draws on regular and direct contact with its Members and other industry stakeholders to develop and disseminate information and best practice, essential to the tanker industry.
International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO)
INTERCARGO is representing the interests of quality dry cargo shipowners. INTERCARGO convened for the first time in 1980 in London and has been participating with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) since 1993.
INTERCARGO provides the forum where dry bulk shipowners, managers and operators are informed about, discuss and share concerns on key topics and regulatory challenges, especially in relation to safety, the environment and operational excellence. The Association takes forward its Members’ positions to the IMO, as well as to other shipping and international industry fora, having free and fair competition as a principle.