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Company Overview of Pearson VUE, Inc.

Company Overview

Pearson VUE, Inc. develops and delivers computer-based tests for clients and their candidates around the world. The company helps owners across the globe to develop, manage, deliver, and grow their testing programs. It serves test owners and test takers in various industries, including academia and admissions, financial and related services, government, health care, information technology, military, and the U.S. licensing and global regulatory. The company was formerly known as Virtual University Enterprises, Inc. and changed its name to Pearson VUE, Inc. in 2003. Pearson VUE, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota with regional offices in the United States, ...

5601 Green Valley Drive

Bloomington, MN 55437-1099

United States

Founded in 1994

Phone:

952-681-3000

Fax:

952-681-3899

Key Executives for Pearson VUE, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Technologist and Senior Vice President of Technology Strategy
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance
Senior Vice President of Global Operations
Chief Executive Officer of Ged Testing Service LLC and President of Ged Testing Service LLC
Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Pearson VUE, Inc. Key Developments

Pearson VUE Enters into Agreement to Provide Computer-Based-Testing Delivery Services for the Project Management Institute, Inc

Pearson VUE has entered into an agreement to provide computer-based-testing delivery services for the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI's associate level certification, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)(R), is available throughout Pearson VUE's global network of 5,600 test centers as well as via Pearson VUE's online proctoring solution that allows test takers to sit for an exam at their home, school, company or other suitable testing location. PMI has also agreed to collaborate to issue digital badges to future and existing PMI certification holders leveraging Pearson VUE's Acclaim digital badging platform.

Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance Signs an Agreement with Pearson VUE

Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance has signed an agreement with Pearson VUE, making it a Pearson VUE authorised test centre.

Pearson Secures Contract Extension for CITB Health and Safety Test

Pearson, has entered into a new contract to provide the Health, Safety & Environment Test for CITB the training board for the British construction industry. The benchmark test means workers in the construction sector, before going on site, will have the requisite level of health, safety and environmental knowledge. It intends to use this contract to develop even more effective assessments, to ensure the construction industry continues to develop the skilled workforce it requires. Major feature of Pearsons bid is its extensive network of test centres allowing candidates to locate a centre close to home or work, doing away with the need to travel long distances to sit the test. The test is safe, highly secure and efficient with an online booking system allowing tests to be booked on-demand, and walk-in facilities also available.

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