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  • Medellin, Colombia

CEIPA Business School Selects D2L to Personalize Its Education Programs

Press Release

D2L, a global learning technology leader, announces that CEIPA Business School has selected its Brightspace learning management system (LMS) to reach every learner with an easy-to-use, engaging and personalized learning experience.

The CEIPA Business School is headquartered in Medellin, with an additional campus in Barranquilla and a commercial office in Bogota. CEIPA provides face-to-face and online education in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, International Business, Human Resources, Human Management and Accounting programs. CEIPA is one of the pioneers in virtual education in Colombia, and has been offering virtual programs for more than 17 years. The school has 5,000 students of which 60 percent are virtual.

The institution made the decision to focus on adaptive learning. It spent almost a year researching what adaptive learning means, the impact it would have on students and the best way to deliver it. CEIPA realized it couldn’t implement it properly without finding the right technology partner so it  reviewed four solutions and selected Brightspace for its real-time analytics, adaptive learning, mobility and blended learning capabilities.

“We believe that students learn differently today. This sounds normal but many institutions haven’t changed. Universities continue giving the same class to everyone. We believe that D2L’s Brightspace is the best solution to personalize learning and look forward to seeing the positive impact on learning outcomes,” says Diego Mazo, President of CEIPA Business School.

CEIPA Business School used Sakai’s learning platform for 12 years, and before that used Claroline and other platforms. The school is an innovator in their region¾it was one of the first institutions in the country to offer virtual learning, and had to explain to the Education Ministry what a virtual program is and how it would benefit learning.

On June 5th , 2017, CEIPA launched Brightspace at the school and they plan to expand its geographic coverage to reach more students.

“Brightspace is our strategic ally to develop our value proposition. This platform is a very important player with which we expect to have much success,” says Mazo.


ABOUT CEIPA Business School

CEIPA is a university with 45 years of innovation, offering undergraduate and graduate programs with international standards. It has become a knowledge centre in face-to-face, virtual and global environments to create a learning community specialized in management science. It is a leader known for application of Information Technologies in education with a 100 percent virtual offering in all its programs and with dual degree graduate programs through an alliance with Euroead of Spain.



D2L’s Brightspace is a digital learning platform that helps schools and institutions deliver personalized learning experiences in a classroom or online to people anywhere in the world. Created for the digital learner, Brightspace is cloud-based, runs on mobile devices, and offers rich multimedia to increase engagement, productivity and knowledge retention. The platform makes it easy to design courses, create content, and grade assignments, giving instructors more time to focus on what’s most important – greater teaching and learning. At the same time, analytics reports track and deliver insights into the performance levels of departments, courses, or individuals. Brightspace was recently named the #1 LMS in Higher Ed by Ovum Research and #1 in Adaptive Learning by eLearning Magazine. In addition, Aragon Research included Brightspace in its highly-coveted Hot Vendors in Learning list.


D2L is a software leader that makes the learning experience better. The company’s cloud-based platform is easier to use, more flexible, and smart. With Brightspace, companies can personalize the experience for every learner to deliver real results. The company is a world leader in learning analytics: its platform predicts learner performance so that companies can take action in real time to keep employees on track. Brightspace is used by learners in higher education, K-12, and the enterprise sector, including the Fortune 1000. D2L has operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil, and Singapore.

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