Lumofy – Bahraini edtech startup offers free services to accelerate digital learning amid COVID-19

Lumofy - Bahraini edtech startup offers free services to accelerate digital learning amid COVID-19
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Bahrain-based edtech startup Lumofy has recently announced that the company will provide its suite of e-learning focused solutions for free to accelerate digital transformation, and success for corporates and institutions in Bahrain amid the COVID-19 crisis. The services will be provided free of cost for two months.

Lumofy will step up to streamline the process for corporations and their employees amidst the challenging time, offering an ‘Employee Need Analysis’ to increase their awareness and to identify and minimize gaps during these times.

In Mid-March, Lumofy developed a COVID-19 focused Workplace Awareness online course inline with the Kingdom’s safety campaign, that garnered over 1,000 participants in less than 2 weeks time. The 10-minute course shared insights and tips on how employees should protect themselves from the virus in the workplace. Course objectives included an introduction to the virus, how to identify the symptoms, self-protection in the office and what are the main steps for employees to seek medical assistance or guidance.

Lumofy is a learning experience platform (LXP). It includes assessment tool metrics, interactive, gamified and robust learning libraries that focus on competency paths and more. The startup distinguishes itself in the market by providing additional services, which is digitizing content and transforming any material into an interactive and engaging online course. Lumofy also customises psychometric assessment based on organizational needs or competency framework. For corporates, the platform helps the organizations for the entire employee lifecycle, which applies to recruitment, onboarding, training analysis, career progression, leadership potential and etc.

The company has equipped several large corporations with tailored learning experiences, and capabilities to drive growth across the GCC, including KPMG Lower Gulf, YK Almoayed, Omantel, Ernst & Young, Bahrain Airport Services (BAS), Bahrain National Holding, BMMI, Walaa Cooperative Insurance, among others. In the past 4 years, Lumofy has worked with 30 clients across the GCC garnering over 7,000 learners, with around 30,000 hours spent on the platform. These indicators are inline with the company’s mission to cultivate valuable learning culture in organisations, promote a lifelong learning mindset and enhance individuals’ skills & capabilities.

Ahmed Faraj, co-founder & CEO of Lumofy in a statement shared how COVID-19 resulted as a benefaction to the company in terms of creating new offerings and serving the clients,

“The COVID-19 situation has allowed us to witness a major change in the way we view technology’s relationship with education. The shift to the digital world has been accelerated, and we as innovators have the adaptability to allow corporates, institutions and governmental entities to pivot quickly, with our suite of tools. Through our digital learning transformation platform, we’ve helped digitize over 20 companies in the past 4years. Because each business has unique challenges and needs in terms of their learning requirements, we’ve developed solutions that can be customized easily. This is our time to give back to the community and step up to allow everyone to be part of the digital journey, and excel in it.”


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