Autodesk selects ASCENT as the sole author and publisher for all Autodesk Official Training Guides
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 15, 2013 — Rand Worldwide (OTCBB: RWWI), a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, today announced that its courseware division, ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge, released 10 new Autodesk Official Training Guides for Autodesk 2014 software in time with these latest software releases. Autodesk has also selected ASCENT as the sole provider of all Autodesk Official Training Guides for the 2014 product release year.
The coveted designation of sole provider of Autodesk Official Training Guides means that the ASCENT team has early access to new releases of software so that they can produce training materials in tandem with new software releases. With Autodesk’s support and approval, ASCENT is trusted with maintaining and distributing titles at the request of Autodesk and also enjoys strong relationships with various Autodesk software teams.
“We’re proud that our rich history of providing the ultimate educational experience has led Autodesk to designate us as the sole provider of Autodesk Official Training Guides,” says Paul Burden, Director of Product Development, ASCENT. “Each of these guides and our supplementary Instructor Tools provide both students and instructors alike with the best toolset to effectively leverage the power of the Autodesk software.”
ASCENT’s training guides provide exceptional instruction for classroom settings, self-study, and also as a reference for continuous use outside the class. The 10 new Autodesk Official Training Guides released to-date include:
- AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 2014 Beyond the Basics - Part 2 (Mixed Units)
- AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 2014 Essentials- Part 1 (Mixed Units)
- AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 2014 Fundamentals (Mixed Units)
- AutoCAD 2014 Update for AutoCAD 2012/2013 Users (Mixed Units)
- AutoCAD 2014 Advanced (Mixed Units)
- Autodesk Inventor 2014 Introduction to Solid Modeling (Mixed Units)
- Autodesk Inventor 2014 Sheet Metal Design (Mixed Units)
- Autodesk Inventor 2014 iLogic (Mixed Units)
- Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 Fundamentals (Imperial)
- Autodesk Revit MEP 2014 Fundamentals (Imperial)
ASCENT researchers and writers are launching the Autodesk Official Training Guides in tandem with Autodesk launching its new 2014 line-up of software so that building, civil and manufacturing design engineers can immediately benefit from the best educational experience.
Applicable guides include Autodesk Certification Exam Objectives which are called out throughout the guide as well as listed altogether in an appendix which makes studying for the Autodesk Certified Professional Exam easy.
ASCENT also publishes Instructor Tools, Certification Prep Sheets, printed training guides and eBooks. ASCENT’s eBooks contain the same content as the printed guide, providing users with a personal electronic copy of the training guide. eBooks can be downloaded to smart phone or tablet devices compatible with iOS 4.0 or higher, and Android 2.2 and higher.
All of the company’s training guides are available to educational institutions, individuals, and corporations and can be purchased directly from the online store: www.ASCENTeStore.com. ASCENT will be releasing a full range of titles updated for 2014 in the coming months. To see the company’s complete courseware lineup, please view the Autodesk Courseware Release Roadmap or register for the upcoming webcast titled “ASCENT's Autodesk Official Training Guide Roadmap for 2014” on April 18, 2013 at 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT by visiting the registration page.
ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge develops professional training courseware and technical documentation for engineering applications. As a developer of Autodesk Official Training Guides, ASCENT produces training materials for Autodesk Training Centers, corporations, schools, and individuals enabling users to become more productive with their chosen Autodesk software. For more information follow ASCENT on Twitter at @ASCENT_CTK.
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