Company Timeline

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

  • Company begins offering in-person classes in the Seattle, Washington area.
  • Watermark expands Agile curriculum and announces seven new or revised courses.
  • Watermark partners with Italian training firm Initiative to provide CBAP Certification Preparation courses in Italy.
  • Watermark Learning publications are made available through Amazon Canada.
  • Watermark Learning partners with Smart Gecko and SoftEd to offer our training courses in France and New Zealand, respectively.

2013

  • Watermark partners with leading German training firm masVenta to provide Business Analysis courses.
  • RBN Consulting enters into an agreement with Watermark Learning to offer our training courses in Brazil.
  • Watermark Learning adds five new courses, including BA Bootcamp, Bulletproof Business Cases, and Virtual Teams.

2012

  • Company moves to larger headquarters and celebrates 20th anniversary.
  • Watermark begins to offer college credit through Concordia University St. Paul for its Project Management, Business Analysis, and Business
  • Process Management courses.
  • Watermark inaugurates Indian partnership with Vellicate Technologies.
  • Watermark Learning teams up with Equinox IT to offer training programs in New Zealand.

2011

  • Company moves to larger headquarters and celebrates 20th anniversary.
  • Watermark begins to offer college credit through Concordia University St. Paul for its Project Management, Business Analysis, and Business
  • Process Management courses.
  • Watermark inaugurates Indian partnership with Vellicate Technologies.
  • Watermark Learning teams up with Equinox IT to offer training programs in New Zealand.

2010

  • Company adds training firm FTI as its training partner in South Africa.
  • Company launches its acclaimed CBAP Online Study Exam and PMP® Certification Online Study Exam; a CCBA Online Study Exam is launched in 2011.
  • Watermark Learning offers its first virtual training, delivered live over the internet.

2009

  • Watermark Learning promotes Andrea Brockmeier to the position of Director of Project Management.
  • Watermark releases version 2 of its CBAP Certification Study Guide to complement BABOK® Guide version 2.0.
  • Company adds Business Intelligence Requirements Analysis to its offerings.
  • Company releases its book Requirements Management, Part 1: Requirements Planning.

2008

  • Company begins teaching its first Agile training courses.
  • Watermark is officially certified by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (2008-2019).
  • Company is granted a Provisional Private School License from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

2007

2006

  • Watermark Learning becomes a charter Endorsed Education provider of the IIBA®.

2004

2001

  • Company changes name to Watermark Learning.
  • Company moves to new, larger headquarters outside Minneapolis, MN, USA.

2000

1999

  • Watermark Learning becomes an inaugural PMI® Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.)
  • Chris Anderson becomes Vice President of Watermark Learning.

1997

  • Company moves to its first headquarters.

1996

  • Elizabeth Larson joins company as a full-time principal, after part-time status.
  • First Project Management and Business Process Management courses offered.

1993

  • First Business Analysis classes offered.

1993

  • Company is founded on March 2nd by Richard Larson.
  • Company started as Watermark Technical Services.