GPe-Learning Technologies and Kelly Services Form E-Learning Alliance
NEW YORK — GP e-Learning Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of GP Strategies (NYSE: GPX – news) today announced it has reached a comprehensive agreement with Kelly Services to provide web-based learning content and hosting services.
GP e-Learning will reshape existing content, develop new content, and host web-based training courses within the “Kelly Learning Center” beginning with scientific courses on the Science Learning Center (www.sciencelearning.com).
Using the Docent Enterprise learning management system, the web-based learning program offered through GP e-Learning and Kelly has the potential of reaching Kelly’s 750,000 temporary workers and 200,000 customers. The same training will also be available to anyone with access to Kelly’s Internet.
John Moran, CEO of GP e-Learning Technologies said, “We believe that this online learning initiative will increase Kelly Services’ ability to deploy business critical learning at increased speed, reach and effectiveness. We are particularly pleased that the Kelly Virtual University will contain both Kelly Services courses as well as 520 courses from GP e-Learning’s Knowledge Interchange™. This robust course offering provides Kelly employees an outstanding opportunity to maintain and improve existing skills, and to learn new skills.”
“This new technology will advance our online learning program and maintain Kelly’s position at the forefront of Internet-based recruiting and staffing solutions,” said Rolf Kleiner, Kelly Services senior vice president and general manager. “General Physics and GP e-Learning Technologies bring the skills and support we need to reach our target market in a fast and efficient manner.”
About GP e-Learning Technologies
GP e-Learning Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of GP Strategies (NYSE: GPX – news), is a leading e-Learning integrator. GP e-Learning Technologies provides Global 2000 corporations and major business associations with a single source solution for their e-Learning needs. The company designs and implements e-Learning solutions utilizing the best available learning management products and software, develops course content with its award winning Ready2Role Web Development Factory™, and hosts virtual universities for its clients. For additional information contact Don Duquette at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Kelly Services
Kelly Services®, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA – news, KELYB – news) is a Fortune 500 staffing services company headquartered in Troy, Michigan, offering human resources solutions that include temporary services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. With more than 2,200 company owned and operated offices in 25 countries, Kelly provides to its customers 750,000 employees annually, with skills including offices services, accounting, engineering, information technology, law, science, marketing, light industrial, education and home care. Sales in 2000 were $4.5 billion.
The forward-looking statements contained herein reflect GP e-Learning Technologies’ management’s current views with respect to future events and financial performance. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond the control of GP e-Learning Technologies, including but not limited to the Company’s strategy and anticipated future results and the risks and uncertainties detailed in GP e-Learning Technologies’ periodic reports.
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