Nike E-Learning Initiative Goes to GeoLearning

March 6, 2002

WEST DES MOINES, IA, March 5, 2002 –- GeoLearning, Inc., a leading developer

of e-learning systems and Web-based training solutions, announced today that

its ASP-delivered e-learning platform has been selected to power online training

for Nike, Inc., the world’s leading designer and marketer of athletic footwear,

equipment and accessories. Employees from Nike’s Americas Division, who

represent the geographic regions of Canada, Mexico, Central America and South

America, will access web-based modules for product, business skills, sales and

computer skills training using GeoLearning’s GeoExpress learning management


“Nike’s choice of GeoLearning to power its product and career development

training demonstrates how a geographically dispersed organization can address

its critical business needs using our hosted solution,” said Frank Russell,

president and CEO of GeoLearning. “GeoLearning’s ASP-delivered platform

was developed with implementation speed, scalability and ease-of-use in mind.

These are fundamental benefits of our system, and exactly what Nike was looking


GeoLearning’s custom courseware development division will also convert

more than 50 courses for Web delivery on the new Nike system. The GeoLearning

LMS will track and report information such as the specific courses taken by

a particular student, each student’s performance in the courses, and the

courses actually completed. With this data managers and supervisors can track

employee progress and assess mastery.

About GeoLearning, Inc.

GeoLearning is the leading provider of ASP-delivered learning management systems

and e-learning content for organizations around the world, including Fortune

1000 companies, government agencies and educational institutions. With no hardware

or software to install, the company’s Geo Learning Center™ and GeoExpress™

platforms can be implemented in days, giving clients the power to launch AICC

and SCORM-compliant courseware, deliver synchronous events, track learner progress

and measure learning results. Additional information about GeoLearning can be

found at

About Nike, Inc.

NIKE, Inc., based in Beaverton, Oregon, is the world’s leading designer

and marketer of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories

for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned Nike subsidiaries

include Bauer NIKE Hockey Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of hockey

equipment, and Cole Haan®, which markets a line of high-quality men’s

and women’s dress and casual shoes. Please visit

for more information.

Media Contact:

Will Hipwell

GeoLearning, Inc.