Candy Strategies Joins AIIM Training Partner Program, Offers ECM Education in Canada

Candy Strategies joins the AIIM Training Partner Program and now offers ECM education to Canadian information professionals. The new 2012 editions of the AIIM ECM Practitioner, Specialist and Master courses were developed by Candy Strategies Inc.
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Ottawa - Ontario - Canada


Sept. 13, 2012 - PRLog -- Candy Strategies Inc. announced today that it has joined the AIIM Education Partner program. Candy Strategies is now authorized to deliver the flagship AIIM ECM training courses to Canadian public and private sector enterprises, system integrators and solution providers. These courses provide vendor-neutral instruction and practical workshops designed to meet real world content management challenges. The 2012 curriculum has been revised to reflect the emerging world of social, mobile and cloud content management challenges, as the market extends the concept of systems of records to include newer systems of engagement.

“It was an honour for my company to be selected last year as the course developer for the new AIIM ECM curriculum’, said Candy Strategies president, Cheryl McKinnon. “Taking this next step to join the AIIM Education Partner program gives us the opportunity to go out and deliver this content to the information management community in Canada. There is a significant need in our market for vendor-neutral education that encompasses all aspects of the content lifecycle”.

The first AIIM public class offered by Candy Strategies will be held in Ottawa, Ontario, November 20-23, 2012. Registration is now open at:

The AIIM ECM courses are available in three streams. The ECM Practitioner course is a two-day program that covers the business drivers, methods and tools needed to understand the content and information management landscape. The ECM Specialist course is a two-day program that covers implementation strategies, project planning and execution. The ECM Master designation is granted to students who complete both Practitioner and Specialist programs in addition to a case study exam.

The AIIM Education Partner Program is dedicated to bringing high quality, internationally-recognized education and training programs to students. AIIM has developed a global network of authorized and highly qualified training partners for the delivery of the AIIM training programs. For more information on AIIM Education visit

About Candy Strategies Inc.
Candy Strategies Inc. delivers education, market research and advisory services to organizations that are ready to explore new approaches to sharing, governing and preserving digital content. The company was founded in 2010 by industry veteran Cheryl McKinnon. Candy Strategies has served the needs of software solution providers, public sector organizations and non-profit associations in Canada, the United States and Europe. For more information visit

Cheryl McKinnon, President & CEO
Candy Strategies Inc.
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Industry:Enterprise Content Management
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