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Learning Tree Adds New Course to Networking Curriculum Telecommunications Fundamentals: Network Convergence

RESTON, VA (April 30, 2009)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NGM: LTRE) has announced the addition of a new course, Telecommunications Fundamentals: Network Convergence, to its existing curriculum of networking-related titles. During the 4-day course, attendees will partake in extensive exercises—led by an expert instructor—for the purpose of gaining practical experience designing and building a converged infrastructure.

Learning Tree will begin presenting Telecommunications Fundamentals: Network Convergence in North America in May 2009 and London, England in July 2009.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) — May 5-8, 2009
  • New York, NY — June 9-12, 2009
  • Washington, DC (Alexandria, VA) — June 23-26, 2009
  • London, England — July 14-17, 2009

This schedule is subject to change. For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit

Participants will also learn how to:

  • Architect, implement and manage converged network solutions
  • Align integrated infrastructure requirements with business drivers
  • Leverage communication techniques for voice, data and video convergence
  • Exploit the capabilities of next-generation networks
  • Optimize networks for end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) delivery

Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International, said, “This course will expose attendees to the skills and knowledge that will enable then to successfully plan and implement a converged network infrastructure for their organizations.”

Telecommunications Fundamentals: Network Convergence is valuable for communication professionals who need to understand the range of technologies required to transmit multimedia information—including data, video and voice—and are involved in applying this knowledge at work.

Telecommunications Fundamentals: Network Convergence augments existing Learning Tree courses, including the following:

  • A Comprehensive Introduction to Networking
  • Voiceover IP: Hands-On
  • Network Configuration and Troubleshooting
  • Migrating to IPv6: Hands-On

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

Contact Information

Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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