In this session Mark Parrish, Managing Director of Cortexa, discusses how online and blended learning enable businesses to retain and develop their staff via fun and engaging courses, incentivised by healthy competition.

It also covers how selecting and deploying the right Learning Management platforms offers flexible career pathways and effective succession planning.

The session explores these topics in relation to Cortexa's work with major Northampton employer Travis Perkins and how the Coronavirus pandemic has driven the pace of rapid migration of classroom content to online.


Mark Parrish

Mark Parrish has worked in and around the construction industry for over 30 years. A former Royal Engineers officer, Mark has worked as a consultant both independently and for the PA Consulting Group and led a corporate transformation programme as HR Director of the BSS Group. He set up Cortexa in 2001.

Mark’s knowledge spans a range of disciplines including learning design and organisational development, as MD of the industry’s leading e-learning company he has a unique blend of knowledge and experience and has been invited to speak at a wide range of events on the subjects of e-learning and how to make e-learning projects stick.  

Cortexa have built more than a hundred e-learning sites, including the Builders Merchants’ Federation’s Campus site and the newly launched TTF Academy.