ELKRIDGE, Md., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) marks the 10th anniversary of their GPiLEARN Blended Training Solutions offering by launching an innovative web portal, GPiLEARN Connect. The portal enables customers to interact with power plant peers and industry experts to share knowledge, access webinars and resources, and have GPiLEARN support information all in one convenient location.
GPiLEARN online training programs, presently used at 255 power companies in 39 countries, allow for cost-effective, efficient implementation of a blended learning solution that incorporates over 1,600 course offerings for power plant engineers, technicians, operators and other skilled workers. Companies can create unique curriculums for different job disciplines, and schedule and track classroom courses, oral boards, qualifications and site-specific training content through the portal.
“Since the launch of GPiLEARN in 2002, we have invested countless hours and significant development dollars to ensure robust and relevant course offerings,” said Joe Nasal, Senior Vice President of Energy Services. “New programs for gas turbine operations (including an online simulator), wind farms, flue gas conditioning, hydroelectric plants, NERC compliance and waste-to-energy highlight the various additions to our comprehensive library. The launching of GPiLEARN Connect extends our efforts to provide a cost-effective means for our customers to learn from each other and dialogue through a modern online social media format.”
About GP Strategies’ Energy Services Group
GP Strategies’ Energy Services Group provides engineering services, products and training to the energy market sector. Our EtaPRO™ Performance and Condition Monitoring System and GPiLEARN™ Training Portal help customers worldwide meet their goals for improving power plant reliability, capacity and efficiency.
GP Strategies also provides the following global performance improvement services: sales and technical training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. GP Strategies Corporation is the new name of General Physics Corporation, which merged with its parent company (also called GP Strategies) on December 31, 2011 and changed its name. Additional information about GP Strategies Corporation may be found at www.gpstrategies.com.
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For further information: Tom Sass, Marketing Director, Energy Services, +1-716-799-1065, or Jamie Coffey, Director, Communications, +1-443-255-3400, both for GP Strategies