ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge Announces 2016 Courseware Roadmap for Autodesk Official Training Guides
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ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge Announces 2016 Courseware Roadmap for Autodesk Official Training Guides

Autodesk Official Training Guide Authors to Share Insights via Webcast to Discuss Key 2016 Courseware Enhancements

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 23, 2015Rand Worldwide (OTCBB: RWWI), a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, today announced that its courseware division, ASCENT – Center for Technical Knowledge, is releasing seven additional Autodesk Official Training Guides (AOTG) for Autodesk 2016 software, along with ASCENT’s Autodesk 2016 Courseware Roadmap. The newly released titles are available through ASCENT’s online store at in both print and eBook formats as well as Imperial and Metric versions.

“With 12 AOTG titles released to-date, we’re well on our way to our goal of releasing approximately 60 courseware titles,” says Paul Burden, director of product development for ASCENT. “As the sole provider of Autodesk Official Training Guides, our team of subject-matter experts, instructional designers, and technical writers work closely with Autodesk to produce timely, quality training materials. Plus, this team is hosting a special webcast to outline the latest features and enhancements of the 2016 AOTG curriculum.”

The timely releases of 2016 Autodesk Official Training Guides ensures that architects and civil, manufacturing and mechanical engineers and designers can immediately benefit from the latest advancements in the industry’s leading 3D design software. ASCENT’s AOTG curriculum can be used for self-paced learning, instructor-led training, and as an on-the-job reference.

The following Autodesk Official Training Guides are now available for purchase:

In addition to Autodesk Official Training Guides, ASCENT also offers Video-Enhanced eBooks, Instructor Tools, Official Certification Preparation books, and self-paced eLearning and Video-Enhanced eLearning Bundles.

AOTG Author Webcast

On May 13, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern, ASCENT’s AOTG authors will host a special webcast outlining enhancements in the 2016 training guides. Courseware covered includes AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Inventor & Autodesk Revit. The webcast is free to attend, but registration is required. Attendees will be able to participate in a Q&A about the courseware enhancements and will also receive a link to the archived recording for future reference. Additional webcasts delving deeper into ASCENT’s courseware are also available on

Autodesk Official Training Guides - Availability

ASCENT’s training guides are available to educational institutions, individuals, corporations and Autodesk Training Centers worldwide through distribution centers in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. They can be purchased directly from ASCENT’s online store at For volume sales, contact an ASCENT representative at 1-866-527-2368 or

Custom Autodesk Official Training Guides

All of ASCENT’s courseware can be tailored to meet the unique training needs of large or small organizations, academic institutions, trade unions and associations. Whether it’s adding or removing content, inserting client-specific models and data management processes or creating unique content, ASCENT’s five levels of customization are designed to meet the courseware needs for every organization that trains engineers, architects and designers. For additional information on this offering, view this three minute video.


ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge develops professional training courseware and technical documentation for engineering applications including those from Autodesk, Dassault Systèmes and PTC. ASCENT is an Authorized Author, Publisher and Developer of Autodesk curriculum and the sole provider of Autodesk Official Training Guides. ASCENT training guides, eBooks, Instructor Tools and eLearning Bundles are available to educational institutions and training centers, individuals and corporations and can be purchased directly from the ASCENT eStore (for volume sales, contact an ASCENT representative). For more information visit the ASCENT website and follow ASCENT on Twitter at @ASCENT_CTK.

About Rand Worldwide

Rand Worldwide is one of the world’s leading providers of professional services and technology to the engineering community, targeting organizations in the building, infrastructure and manufacturing industries.

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