Nike E-Learning Initiative Goes to GeoLearning
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 worlds leading designer and marketer of athletic footwear,
equipment and accessories. Employees from Nikes 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 GeoLearnings GeoExpress learning management
Nikes 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. GeoLearnings 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
GeoLearnings 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 students 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 companys 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 http://www.geolearning.com.
About Nike, Inc.
NIKE, Inc., based in Beaverton, Oregon, is the worlds 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 worlds leading manufacturer of hockey
equipment, and Cole Haan®, which markets a line of high-quality mens
and womens dress and casual shoes. Please visit http://www.nikebiz.com
for more information.