GP Awarded Tennessee Homeland Security Program Contract

ELKRIDGE, Md., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), has been awarded a contract, valued at $2.9 million, by the State of Tennessee, Department of Safety Office of Homeland Security, to implement their Comprehensive Homeland Security Exercise Program. Under this contract, GP will research, plan/develop, facilitate, and conduct a series of seminars, workshops, tabletop exercises, drills, and functional and full-scale exercises for state and local jurisdictions as defined by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines.

GP will work in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Health, Office of Homeland Security, and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to local governments, state partners, and additional first response agencies to validate plans, update procedures, and enhance training.

According to Craig Harley, Vice President for GP, “GP is honored to provide this level of support to the residents of Tennessee. Our Homeland Security and Emergency Management team brings a wealth of planning, training, assessment, and exercise experience to aid them in their efforts to increase preparedness for hazards facing the State.”

The contract calls for conducting 59 exercises across Tennessee’s 11 Homeland Security Districts over the next 27 months. According to Mr. Harley, “The contract will be managed out of GP’s Tullahoma, Tennessee office. We have an eight-year history of providing exercise and training services to the State and look forward to continuing to earn their trust.”

About GP

GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX). GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP’s solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at http://gpworldwide.com/.

We make statements in this press release that are considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements reflect our current expectations concerning future events and results. We use words such as “expect,” “intend,” “believe,” “may,” “should,” “could,” “anticipates,” and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean a statement is not forward-looking. These statements are not guarantees of our future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other important factors that could cause our actual performance or achievements to be materially different from those we project. For a full discussion of these risks, uncertainties, and factors, we encourage you to read our documents on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those set forth in our periodic reports under the forward-looking statements and risk factors sections. Except as required by law, we do not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

SOURCE General Physics Corporation

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GP Awarded Tennessee Homeland Security Program Contract Providing Eight Years of Homeland Security Exercise Support to Tennessee

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ELKRIDGE, Md., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), has been awarded a contract, valued at $2.9 million, by the State of Tennessee, Department of Safety Office of Homeland Security, to implement their Comprehensive Homeland Security Exercise Program. Under this contract, GP will research, plan/develop, facilitate, and conduct a series of seminars, workshops, tabletop exercises, drills, and functional and full-scale exercises for state and local jurisdictions as defined by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines.

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GP will work in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Health, Office of Homeland Security, and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to local governments, state partners, and additional first response agencies to validate plans, update procedures, and enhance training.

According to Craig Harley, Vice President for GP, “GP is honored to provide this level of support to the residents of Tennessee. Our Homeland Security and Emergency Management team brings a wealth of planning, training, assessment, and exercise experience to aid them in their efforts to increase preparedness for hazards facing the State.”

The contract calls for conducting 59 exercises across Tennessee’s 11 Homeland Security Districts over the next 27 months. According to Mr. Harley, “The contract will be managed out of GP’s Tullahoma, Tennessee office. We have an eight-year history of providing exercise and training services to the State and look forward to continuing to earn their trust.”

About GP

GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX). GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP’s solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at http://gpworldwide.com/.

We make statements in this press release that are considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements reflect our current expectations concerning future events and results. We use words such as “expect,” “intend,” “believe,” “may,” “should,” “could,” “anticipates,” and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean a statement is not forward-looking. These statements are not guarantees of our future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other important factors that could cause our actual performance or achievements to be materially different from those we project. For a full discussion of these risks, uncertainties, and factors, we encourage you to read our documents on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those set forth in our periodic reports under the forward-looking statements and risk factors sections. Except as required by law, we do not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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SOURCE General Physics Corporation

CONTACT: Scott N. Greenberg, Chief Executive Officer, +1-410-379-3640, or Sharon Esposito-Mayer, Chief Financial Officer, +1-410-379-3636, or Jamie Coffey, Director, Communications, +1-443-255-3400

Web Site: http://www.gpworldwide.com

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