CHESTNUT HILL, MASS., 11,05, 2019 – Area9 Lyceum is pleased to announce that it has signed a partnership agreement in the Netherlands with EMC Performance, one of the leading Dutch companies in applying learning and development skills to improve business results through continuous improved human performance.

Under the agreement, EMC Performance has rights to distribute Area9 Rhapsode™, our fourth-generation adaptive learning platform, across The Netherlands. The Area9 Rhapsode Learner™ interface and all learning content will be in Dutch.

“We wanted a partner that brought a best-in-class approach to adaptive learning for corporate education,” said Paul Aartsen, director of EMC Performance. “We found that partner in Area9.” EMC Performance helps organizations achieve their objectives by supporting employees and managers in improving their performance. For this EMC Performance develops practice oriented customized company training courses and tools for learning on the job. Measuring impact and workplace learning are the pillars of the approach.

“EMC Performance is a great fit for Area9 Lyceum. Its broad reach across several outstanding Dutch profit and non-profit organizations will help us deliver cutting-edge learning solutions to even more organizations wanting to build skills and competencies across their workforce,” said Ulrik Juul Christensen, M.D., Chairman of Area9.

Area9 Rhapsode™ uses artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver a highly personalized approach that replicates the one-to-one interaction of a tutor and learner in a digital environment. The result is a scalable solution that can shift the cost equation dramatically compared to traditional learning methods. By identifying and addressing each learner’s knowledge and skills gaps, the adaptive learning platform meets learners at their individual skill levels, which greatly increases engagement.

For more information about the partnership between Area9 Lyceum and EMC Performance, please see our site:

About Area9
Area9 Lyceum builds 21st century skills and competencies through the world’s first four-dimensional learning platform, Area9 Rhapsode™. Based on more than 20 years of research into human factors and cognition, our AI-based platform delivers truly personalized learning at scale – cutting training time in half, guaranteeing proficiency, and making lasting impacts on careers and business outcomes.

About EMC Performance
EMC is a specialist in the development of professional competence and commercial power, talent development and management development. EMC Performance improves business results by developing people.