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ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge Adds Additional Autodesk Official Training Guide Titles to its Current 2015 Offering

July 29, 2014

ASCENT Keeps Pace with Autodesk Software Launches bringing their 2015 library of materials to over 30 New 2015 Autodesk Official Training Guides, Instructor Tools, and eBooks

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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, has surpassed the milestone of 30 released Autodesk Official Training Guides (AOTG) in the past four months for Autodesk’s 2015 software. All released 2015 titles are available for purchase through ASCENT’s online store at ASCENTeStore.com.

“ASCENT's staff of subject-matter experts, instructional designers, and technical writers have been extremely busy all year to ensure we meet, or exceed, the projected release dates of 2015 titles set in our Courseware Release Roadmap,” says Paul Burden, director of product development for ASCENT. “While producing our standard, off-the-shelf, AOTG curriculum for instructor-led teaching or self-paced learning, the ASCENT team also continues to work with clients to customize our learning resources. They can tailor existing content to match varying client training offerings, include specific workflows, models and datasets, as well as accommodate teaching preferences and institutional branding. No matter what the training need, ASCENT works with customers to ensure they are able to deliver the highest quality of training.”

ASCENT distributes training materials to educational institutions, individuals, corporations and Autodesk Training Centers in 92 countries worldwide through five international distribution centers. Initial title releases coincided with the first release of Autodesk 2015 software and continue at an aggressive pace. This ensures that designers, architects, and engineers in the civil, building, and mechanical fields get timely access to training resources covering the latest advancements in the industry’s leading 3D design software.


To view ASCENT’s complete Autodesk 2015 courseware lineup, please view ASCENT’s Autodesk Courseware Release Roadmap. A sampling of ASCENT’s most recently released Autodesk Official Training Guides for 2015 include:

  • Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser 2015 Essentials
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 for Surveyors
  • AutoCAD Electrical 2015 Fundamentals
  • Autodesk Inventor 2015 Advanced Part Modeling
  • Autodesk Revit 2015 MEP Fundamentals (Metric)

    ASCENT’s expert authors are also sharing their knowledge and skills through a series of webcasts. Each webcast highlights a chapter or topic from an Autodesk Official Training Guide, providing valuable information, tips and live Q&A for both end users and instructors. Upcoming webcasts include:

  • Creating a Turntable Animation Using 3ds Max Design with Renu Muthoo (Aug. 20 at 2PM ET)
  • Unleashing Freeform Modeling in Autodesk Inventor with Jennifer MacMillan (Sept. 10 at 2PM ET)
  • Basic Family Creation Using Autodesk Revit with Martha Hollowell (Oct. 8 at 2PM ET)
  • Customizing the User Interface with Barb Nash (Nov. 12 at 2PM ET)
  • Creating Coverages with Infraworks with Michelle Rasmussen (Dec. 10 at 2PM ET)

    Availability of Autodesk Official Training Guides

    To purchase ASCENT’s Autodesk Official Training Guides, Instructor Tools, Official Certification Preparation books, or other training materials, visit ASCENT’s online store at ASCENTeStore.com. Volume sales are available by contacting an ASCENT representative at 1-866-527-2368.

    In addition to Autodesk Official Training Guides, ASCENT also offers Instructor Tools, Official Certification Preparation books, eBooks and self-paced eLearning Bundles. Content for ASCENT’s eBooks and eLearning is drawn from the printed guides, providing users with personal electronic access to training materials and exercises.

    About ASCENT

    ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge develops professional training courseware and technical documentation for engineering applications including those from Autodesk, Dassault SystÈmes and PTC. ASCENT is an Authorized Author, Publisher and Developer of Autodesk curriculum and the sole provider of Autodesk Official Training Guides. ASCENT training guides, eBooks, Instructor Tools and eLearning Bundles are available to educational institutions and training centers, individuals and corporations and can be purchased directly from the ASCENT eStore (for volume sales, contact an ASCENT representative). For more information visit the ASCENT website and follow ASCENT on Twitter at @ASCENT_CTK.

    About Rand Worldwide

    Rand Worldwide is one of the world’s leading providers of professional services and technology to the engineering community, targeting organizations in the building, infrastructure and manufacturing industries. www.rand.com

    Any and all trademarks making reference to or related to Rand Worldwide, IMAGINiT Technologies, ASCENT, Rand Secure Archive, Rand Secure Data, or IMAGINiT Clarity, are registered and/or owned by Rand Worldwide, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries, affiliates, and/or other legal holders.

    Autodesk, AutoCAD, Inventor, Civil 3D, and Revit are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.




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    cmarchand@rand.com

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