OpenSesame announces exclusive partnership with Ideas for Leaders to expand business skills course library

Global 2000 companies can now leverage insights from leading business schools to train their current and future leaders

Portland, OR – 21 May 2020– OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Ideas for Leaders to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to expand the business skills offering with actionable insights from the research of top business schools. 

Enterprise companies leverage the OpenSesame Plus subscription with over 7,500 curated courses—now including Ideas for Leaders’ research-based animated courses on an exclusive basis—to develop learner’s leadership and soft skills. Academic research can often be complex. However, Ideas for Leaders presents findings in an accessible and digestible format using high-quality animations and engaging learner interactions.

“We are excited to exclusively offer Ideas for Leaders’ newly released courses to OpenSesame customers, ” said Spencer Thornton, Senior Vice President of Curation at OpenSesame. “This addition to the OpenSesame Plus catalog will help develop leaders in any organization.”

“When choosing a partner to exclusively distribute our courses, we were looking for someone who would listen, adapt, guide and inform us in our content strategy,”  said Roddy Millar, Co-Founder and Chief Executive of Ideas for Leaders. “OpenSesame offers us a truly collaborative partnership focused on offering the very best content to our mutual customers.” 

About OpenSesame

OpenSesame helps develop the world’s most productive and admired workforces. With the most comprehensive catalog of elearning courses from the world’s top publishers, we are here to help you every step of the way, from finding courses, mapping them to your core competencies, syncing them with your LMS to increasing utilization and improving your L&D programs. Not only will you have the flexibility of multiple purchasing options from OpenSesame, you’ll find it simple to use and administer your elearning courses. To learn more, visit

About Ideas for Leaders

Ideas for Leaders works with faculty and researchers at the world’s foremost business schools, for almost a decade,to identify the latest insights, research and practices from the leading thinkers in the fields of leadership, organisational behaviour, applied neuroscience and psychology and translating that into easily digestible and applicable pieces for those of those in the ‘real world’ beyond academia.