Svevia Leverages Saba to Improve Productivity and Assure Compliance

Saba’s Unified Learning Management Suite, Hosted Through Partner Comenius, Enables Efficient Training and Certifications for 2,500 Employees Nationwide

REDWOOD SHORES, CA,August 14, 2012 – Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier provider of people-centric enterprise solutions, working with trusted partner Comenius, today announced that Svevia, one of Sweden’s largest road and construction contractors, is leveraging the Saba Unified Learning Management Suite to centralize and coordinate learning and performance management for improved productivity of its workforce. Svevia also uses Saba to control the certifications and compliance for 2,500 employees nationwide.


Svevia leverages Saba’s Unified Learning Management Suite to effectively manage Svevia Academy, a centralized training unit at the company. Svevia Academy delivers 130 in-depth training courses for all employees including, ‘Our Way of Work’ – a blended course including instructor-led and e-Learning facets that provides introductory training on Svevia work practices. In 2011, 2,384 Svevia employees participated in training through Svevia Academy.


Prior to using Saba, Svevia primarily ran instructor-led training, which was operationally challenging and costly. The company now offers blended learning programs consisting of both instructor-led and e-Learning courses, which has vastly reduced administration and costs. As the program grows, Svevia is adding to the introductory e-Learning courses for new Svevia employees and managers which are included as part of the new starter curriculum. They also plan to develop e-Learning into other areas, for example the environment and safety courses.


Key Business Benefits and Accolades*

  • Standardized training for 2,500 employees.
  • Management of 853 different offerings based on 130 different academy courses.
  • Delivered approximately 11,200 hours of training.
  • Efficient certification management of all employees, including the five main certifications of work on the road.
  • Complete control and visibility of employee certifications and education history.
  • Delivered in the cloud and hosted by trusted Saba partner, Comenius.


Supporting Quotes

“The Saba Learning Management Suite has allowed us to further develop our employees and strengthen our talent management processes, while helping us to adopt a more collaborative approach to getting work done. We chose Comenius because of their knowledge and ability to implement the solution and provide us with comprehensive support services.” said David Svedin, human resource information system and process development, Svevia. “Our aim is to improve organizational efficiency by providing up-to-date learning and development programs using blended learning methods that enable our employees to be constantly refreshed with company knowledge.”


“Using the Saba Learning Management Suite, Svevia keeps up-to-date with a changing regulatory environment and assures compliance. The tracking of employee certifications has proved a valuable tool in their tender process,” said Henrik Gustafsson, vice president sales and marketing, Comenius. “Comenius and Saba have a firm partnership that has helped Svevia to drive their learning strategy.”


"Delivered and supported by our partner Comenius, the Saba Learning Management Suite provides Svevia with scalable formal and informal learning to meet the learning and compliance needs of its geographically dispersed workforce," said Olivier Ghezi, senior vice president, global alliances and channels, Saba. “We look forward to our continued work with Comenius and Svevia to drive top-line growth, increase customer retention, cultivate employee know-how, and reduce the costs and risks of non-compliance.”


*Based on 2011 statistics.


Supporting Resources

About Comenius

Comenius is a consulting company with specialist competence within HCM - Human Capital Management. Future solutions within HCM will be based on technology and software from the world-leading suppliers. Comenius has chosen strategic partners who are leaders within their respective area. Comenius has 10 years experience in implementing Saba for global and local companies. With our strong focus on usability and engaging user experience we extend the functionality in Saba and expand your business value with user friendly interfaces and “Micro-apps”. Comenius User Interfaces and more than 100 “Micro-apps” can be used on any version of Saba. “We expand your business value and ensure you have a successful Saba rollout by providing you engaged and happy users”.


About Saba

Saba (NASDAQ: SABA) enables organizations to build a transformative workplace that leverages the advent of social networking in business and the ubiquity of mobile to empower an organization's most mission-critical assets — its people. The company provides a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Saba delivers cloud-based learning management, talent management, and social enterprise solutions to transform the way people work.


Saba’s premier customer base includes major global organizations and industry leaders in financial services, life sciences and healthcare, high tech, automotive and manufacturing, retail, energy and utilities, packaged goods, and public sector organizations. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Saba has offices on five continents. For more information, please visit or call +1-877-SABA-101 or +1-650-779-2791. SABA, the Saba logo, Saba Centra, and the marks relating to Saba products and services referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Saba Software, Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.





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