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Cengage Learning provides educational products and services, primarily in print and digital form for students, educators and libraries.

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Cengage Learning Revenue, Funding, Number of Employees, Competitors and Acquisitions

CENGAGE LEARNING CEO

Michael E. Hansen

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Michael E. Hansen

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Cengage Learning was founded in 2007 and its headquarters is located in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Cengage Learning has $1.6B in revenue and 4729 employees. Cengage Learning's top competitors are DreamBox Learning, Prometric and McGraw-Hill Education.

Cengage Learning Competitive Set

COMPANYLEADERSHIPCEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES
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TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE
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Cengage LearningCengage Learning ceo

Michael E. Hansen

CEO

65/100
1DreamBox Learning ceoDreamBox Learning

Jessie Woolley-Wilson

Chairman & CEO

66/100161$56.6M$5.4M
2Prometric ceoPrometric

Charles Kernan

President & CEO

54/100
$5.4M
3McGraw-Hill Education ceoMcGraw-Hill Education

Lloyd Waterhouse

Interim-CEO

57/1004,900
$1.8B
4Wiley ceoWiley

Brian A. Napack

President & CEO

78/1004,900
$1.8B
5ProQuest ceoProQuest

Kurt Sanford

CEO

63/1001,767
$763.3M
6Pearson ceoPearson

John Fallon

CEO

65/10040,876
$3.3B
7HMH ceoHMH

Jack Lynch

President & CEO

55/1004,500$219M$1.4B
8Cambridge Educational Services ceoCambridge Educational Services

David Waldherr

President

42/10040

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Cengage Learning Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED ACQUISITION DATEAMOUNTDESCRIPTION
WebAssignWebAssignSep 2016undisclosedWebAssign is an educational technology firm that provides digital instructional solutions for faculty and students.
Learning Objects, Inc.Learning Objects, Inc.Sep 2015undisclosedLearning Objects is a social learning platform that provides instructional design services and learning experiences for colleges.
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Cengage Learning, IncCengage Learning, IncMay 2008$Cengage Learning provides educational products and services, primarily in print and digital form for students, educators and libraries.

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Cengage Learning has acquired 4 companies.Cengage Learning's latest acquisition was WebAssign in Sep 2016. WebAssign is an educational technology firm that provides digital instructional solutions for faculty and students.

Cengage Learning Investments

COMPANYDESCRIPTIONSTATUSINVESTMENT DATE/SOURCEROUNDEXIT DATEFOLLOW
Pathbrite provides eLearning solutions.PrivateJun 01, 2014Series B
LearnLaunch engages in education technology ecosystem and transform learning. PrivateMay 30, 2013Unattributed

Cengage Learning has acquired 4 companies.Cengage Learning's latest acquisition was WebAssign in Sep 2016. WebAssign is an educational technology firm that provides digital instructional solutions for faculty and students.

Cengage Learning News

Cengage Learning posted a video "Pathbrite with Jenny Billings" on YOUTUBECengage Learning Youtube Channel
Cengage Learning posted a video "MindTap Mobile App Features" on YOUTUBECengage Learning Youtube Channel
Cengage Learning Blog Winter 2018 AIR NewsletterThe following articles are featured in the Winter 2018 issue of Accounting Instructor's Report. Enjoy!TRENDSEngaging Today's Millennial (And Other) Students: Part III or The Timing of Your Classes Can Mean EverythingBelverd E. Needles, Jr., Ph.D., CPAARTICLESThe Impact of Integrating a Publisher's Digital Solution into both Online and Onsite Accounting CoursesConsolacion L. Fajardo, CPASharon Lightner, PhD.National UniversityRequired Knowledge and Skills of Business School Graduates: A New ConcernSuzanne N. CorySt. Mary's UniversityA Proposal For Building Critical Thinking Skills For The New CPA ExamMichael S. Wilson, PhD, CPA, CGMAThe post Winter 2018 AIR Newsletter appeared first on Cengage Blog.Cengage Learning Blog
Cengage Learning Blog Making the Case for Creating Course DiagramsAuthors:Kay E. Zekany, Ph.D., CMA, College of Business Administration, McNeese State University (Corresponding Author)Mercy Palamuleni, Ph.D., College of Business Administration, McNeese State University ABSTRACTWe have all heard the idiom, "A picture is worth a thousand words." And we frequently use a graphic in our research to illustrate the hypothesized relationships between the concepts we are studying. But do we also use a picture or graphic to illustrate the flow of concepts in our courses? We should. This paper has several objectives: to explain what a course diagram is and why you should create one for each ofThe post Making the Case for Creating Course Diagrams appeared first on Cengage Blog.Cengage Learning Blog
Cengage Learning Blog Big Data: Small Steps with ExcelAuthor:Ting Jie (TJ) Wang, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Accounting, College of Busines, Governors State UniversityBig data have attracted a lot of attention from both accounting profession and academics in the past several years. For instance, KPMG is partnering with Ohio State University and Villanova University in developing a master accounting degree program in data analytics (Lynch, 2017).Deloitte is in alliance with Intermountain Healthcare around big data and data analytics (McCann, 2013). Accounting literature shows that big data gain an important role in accounting since it has impacts on how data for financial and managerial accounting are measured andThe post Big Data: Small Steps with Excel appeared first on Cengage Blog.Cengage Learning Blog
Cengage Learning Blog A Proposal for Building Critical Thinking Skills for the New CPA ExamAuthor:Michael S. Wilson, PhD, CPA, CGMA, Associate Professor, Metropolitan State University The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) launched a new version of the Uniform CPA Exam on April 1, 2017. Professional content knowledge will remain fundamental to protecting the public interest, but newly licensed CPA's must also possess higher order cognitive skills (critical thinking, problem solving and analytical ability), professional skepticism, an understanding of ethical responsibilities, an understanding of the business environment, and effective communication skills, according to Tysiac 2016.Tysiac 2016, provides an example of changes to the exam by describing a document review simulation. AThe post A Proposal for Building Critical Thinking Skills for the New CPA Exam appeared first on Cengage Blog.Cengage Learning Blog
Cengage Learning Blog Required Knowledge and Skills of Business School Graduates: A New ConcernAuthor:Suzanne N. Cory, Professor of Accounting, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TexasSkills that are essential for successful entry into the business world after college graduation have been discussed extensively in recent years. College administrators and faculty continuously strive to ensure their graduates have the skills and knowledge required in the business arena by updating and changing curricula. These update and changes are often the result of analyzing survey responses provided by employers of their graduates. Business school faculty then struggle to address concerns included in the survey responses about skills that are lacking in their graduates. As aThe post Required Knowledge and Skills of Business School Graduates: A New Concern appeared first on Cengage Blog.Cengage Learning Blog
Cengage Learning Blog The Impact of Integrating a Publisher's Digital Solution in Online and Offline AccountingAuthors:Consolacion L. Fajardo, CPA cfajardo@nu.eduSharon Lightner, PhD., slightner@nu.eduNational UniversityCalifornia, USAAbstract:This empirical research investigates the impact of integrating a publisher's digital solution Connect into both online and onsite accounting courses. The objective is to enhance the students'learning experience and performance by (1) assuring that students have all course resources prior to the start of class and (2) providing a mechanism for students to have immediate and more personalized feedback on work completed. Various tools in Connect available to faculty to facilitate learning include: LearnSmart (the adaptive learning component of Connect), homework assignments (which could allowThe post The Impact of Integrating a Publisher's Digital Solution in Online and Offline Accounting appeared first on Cengage Blog.Cengage Learning Blog
Cengage Learning Blog Engaging Today's Millennial (and Other Students) Part IIITRENDSENGAGING TODAY'S MILLENNIAL (AND OTHER) STUDENTS: PART III OR THE TIMING OF YOUR CLASSES CAN MEAN EVERYTHINGBelverd E. Needles, Jr., Ph.D., CPA, CMAEditor, Accounting Instructors' ReportEY Distinguished Profess of AccountingSchool of AccountancyDePaul UniversityIn the past AIR Trends (Spring 2017 and Fall 2017), I address Engaging Today's Millennial (and other students) first through use of the Nominal Group Technique (NGT) and second through understanding what students want in an instructor. In this Trends, I address the effect of class timing and its effect on student performance.(1) The performance of students in your classesThe post Engaging Today's Millennial (and Other Students) Part III appeared first on Cengage Blog.Cengage Learning Blog
Cengage Learning posted a video "NetTutor with Audrey Wick" on YOUTUBECengage Learning Youtube Channel

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Cengage Learning Headquarters

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20 Channel Ctr St

Boston, Massachusetts 02210

1-617-289-7700

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Cengage Learning Summary Information

Cengage Learning, Inc. provides educational products and services, primarily in print and digital form for students, educators and libraries. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, it has an office hub located in San Francisco, California. Its 5,500 employees reside in nearly 40 different countries with company sales in more than 125 countries around the world. It is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. It provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. It believes that engagement is the foundation of learning and that an engaged learner is a successful one - this is at its core and what it focuses on. It works closely with students and teachers both in the classroom and beyond to ensure that it provides the most effective product design, learning solutions and customized services to help people succeed. Its unique student-and-faculty perspective is helping the company lead the transition to digital and transform learning in the twenty-first century. Its name itself reflects this core commitment: "engage" is at the "center" of all that it does. Its brands include Brooks/Cole, CourseTechnology, Delmar, Gale, Heinle, South-Western and Wadsworth, among others. Cengage Learning acquired Houghton Mifflin College Division in May 2008; Gatlin Education Services in July 2008; McGraw-Hill's Australia Secondary School Business and Nelson Thornes' Nursing & Allied Health List in June 2011; National Geographic Society's School Publishing Unit in August 2011; Learning Objects, Inc. in September 2015; and E-portfolio Product of Pathbrite Inc. in October 2015. It provided $3.7 Series B funding for Pathbrite along with ACN.INC on June 2, 2014; and $7.32 million Series B funding for Luvo (formerly Flashnotes) along with Lazerow Ventures, SoftBank Capital, Michael Solomon and Atlas Venture on March 20, 2015. The top competitors of Cengage Learning are BizLibrary, which provides video-based employee training, eLearning and learning technology; Pro-Quest-CSA, LLC, which provides electronic and microform information to school, public, corporate and government libraries; and Pearson Education, Inc., which provides data driven software for assessment, curriculum, guide collaborative, data-informed discussion; and enable targeted instruction for every student. Michael Hansen is the CEO of Cengage Learning and he has a 50% approval rating on Owler.

Cengage Learning's CEO, Michael E. Hansen, currently has an approval rating of 65%. Cengage Learning's primary competitors are  DreamBox Learning Prometric McGraw-Hill Education.

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