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World Leaders in Testing and Agile Training Bring Online Courses to Nordics

 6 Jun 2018 
INSIGHTS / Press Releases

World Leaders in Testing and Agile Training Bring Online Courses to Nordics

 6 Jun 2018 

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 – Knowit has partnered with Planit to bring world leading eLearning courses to the Nordics. These courses will span testing and agile software development, including core industry certifications from ISTQB, ASTQB and iSQI.

World leaders in testing and agile training bring online courses to Nordics

In addition to being one of the largest providers of quality assurance solutions, Planit is a global leader in testing and agile training, having trained in excess of 30,000 QA professionals. Planit produces high-quality online self-study courses that provide maximum flexibility, allowing students to learn at their own speed from the convenience of their desk or on-the-go.

Knowit sees online courses as a highly complementary offering to its classroom ones on the same topics. Knowit has trained well over 10,000 IT professionals to date. Not everyone is able to accommodate training at a schedule decided by their training provider, so many people want the freedom to learn when they have time for it, in small bits or over a long stretch. Furthermore, companies cannot always afford to take the whole team away from daily work, and would rather spread the learning out over a longer period of time.

Commenting on the partnership, Kari Kakkonen, Director of Quality and Competences at Knowit, said, "We needed a partner whose online courses are easy-to-use, high-quality and encourage continuous learning. That is what Planit offers.”

“We have a strong relationship with Planit and both see upskilling as an essential on-going responsibility of anyone working within a development team. It allows them to keep on top of ever-changing technologies and best practices, greatly benefiting students in developing their careers and employers in delivering high quality of software,” said Kari. “We hear positive stories about our training every day, and are happy to provide classroom and eLearning courses that can provide such benefit to our customers.”

“At Planit, we’re known for quality. Knowit’s reputation in the Nordic region makes them a great match for Planit as our local training partner. We look forward to working closely with Knowit to share our knowledge with that part of globe ” says James Pennefather, Director of Training at Planit Testing.

Knowit will be offering the Planit online courses in Nordic countries directly from its web site ( and via its partners, including Sovelto ( Courses include:

  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate
  • ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Certificate
  • ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Certificate
  • ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst Certificate
  • ISTQB Advanced Security Tester Certificate
  • ISTQB Foundation Agile Tester Extension Certificate
  • ASTQB Mobile Testing Certificate
  • iSQI Scrum Master Pro Certification
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Professional Testing Processes
  • Risk Based Testing
  • Test Team Leadership
About Planit

At Planit, we specialise in quality engineering. We enable our clients to increase product quality, improve customer experience, optimise performance, accelerate delivery and realise continuous improvement for their digital projects and development practices. We achieve this through our comprehensive range of end-to-end testing services and quality solutions delivered via our 1,400+ strong team of specialist quality engineers located across Australia, New Zealand, India and the United Kingdom.

As testing specialists, we share our extensive knowledge and experience through our training courses. In fact, we have trained in excess of 30,000 QA professionals. Further information:

For more information, please contact:

James Pennefather
Director of Training
1300 992 967
jpennefather (at)

About Knowit

Knowit is a consultancy firm that creates unique customer value by offering digital and cross-functional solutions from three business areas: Experience, Insight and Solutions. Design and communication, management consultancy and technology competencies are combined in Knowit’s services. Training is one of the strongest areas for Knowit – we have trained over 10,000 IT-professionals over the years. We are more than 2,000 employees in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Germany. Knowit AB (publ) is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm. Knowit – Creating Digital Opportunities. Further information: and

For more information, please contact:

Ville Särmälä
CEO, Knowit Oy
+358 400 601 846
ville.sarmala (at)

Kari Kakkonen
Lead Consultant & Director, Quality and Competences, Knowit Oy
+358 40 523 9004
kari.kakkonen (at)

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