Management Pocketbooks

OpenSesame announces exclusive partnership with Management Pocketbooks to convert its training books into online courses

Global organisations can now access Management Pocketbooks’ clear, concise and inspirational learning guides as elearning courses from OpenSesame

Portland, OR – 18 February 2021 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Management Pocketbooks to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to add accessible, micro-courses on a wide range of topics for managers, leaders and employees.

Management Pocketbooks has published dozens of books on a wide range of topics including communication, people management, finance, teambuilding, sustainability, sales, professional development, coaching, managing change and many more subjects. Working with OpenSesame, they’ve brought their books to life in engaging video-based courses that meet the accessibility requirement of Section 508 / WCAG 2.1 AA standards, and which offer supplemental downloadable resources for continue individual or group study, blended-learning and in-person or virtual instructor-led training.

“Employees have more demands on their time today than ever before, so employers are looking for content that allows learners to quickly consume information and immediately apply it to their roles,” said Spencer Thornton, Senior Vice President of Curation at OpenSesame. “Management Pocketbooks’ focus on creating training that is simple, accessible and of real practical value made them a perfect fit for the OpenSesame catalog.

“The concept of bitesize learning was barely known when Management Pocketbooks published its first accelerated learning resources,” said Adrian Hunt, Director of e-Publishing, Management Pocketbooks. “Now, in partnership with OpenSesame, we’ll be bringing our acclaimed body of work to an even wider audience. Bitesize just became even more mouth-watering!”

There are 17 Management Pocketbooks courses currently available exclusively in the OpenSesame catalog, with more than 50 additional courses in production and scheduled to be released later this year. Click here to view all Management Pocketbooks courses available from OpenSesame.

About OpenSesame
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About Management Pocketbooks
Speed of learning and transfer of knowledge lie at the heart of the Management Pocketbook courses. They are developed by skilled communicators, management and L&D professionals who know how to make their messages simple, accessible and of real practical value. Management Pocketbooks delivers bite-sized learning — courses average around 12 minutes seat-time apiece — on a wide variety of topics of importance to managers, leaders and employees in every industry. Their highly-visual approach combines presenter-style videos with informative graphics. In addition, downloadable resources help the learner as well as facilitators continue their education offline, individually, in groups, or as part of virtual or in-person instructor-lead training. To learn more, visit