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Learning Tree Introduces New Course Focusing on Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) for Financial Reporting

RESTON, VA (August 20, 2009)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NGM: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new course entitled Implementing XBRL in Your Organization: A Hands-On Introduction. Over three days, an expert instructor will lead attendees through practical exercises designed to provide hands-on experience using eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL).

Learning Tree will begin presenting Implementing XBRL in Your Organization: A Hands-On Introduction at its Education Centers in the U.S. beginning October 2009.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • New York, NY — October 7-9, 2009
  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) — November 11-13, 2009
  • Chicago, IL (Schaumburg) — November 18-20, 2009
  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) — December 16-18, 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

Attendees will also learn how to:

  • Leverage XBRL technology for enhanced business and financial reporting
  • Tag financial statement line items with XBRL elements
  • Identify facts to be reported with a taxonomy concept file
  • Create business report instance documents
  • Render XBRL documents as Excel or other formats
  • Design new and custom taxonomies by extending an existing taxonomy

Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International, said, “Professionals tasked with providing business and financial reports will have the opportunity during this course to gain the skills they need to implement XBRL effectively for the benefit of their organizations.”

Implementing XBRL in Your Organization: A Hands-On Introduction is valuable for anyone wanting to gain more knowledge about XBRL, including IT professionals, accounting personnel, financial analysts and business analysts.

Implementing XBRL in Your Organization: A Hands-On Introduction augments existing Learning Tree courses, including the following:

  • XML: A Comprehensive Hands-On Introduction
  • Securing Web Applications: Services and Servers
  • Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA): A Comprehensive Hands-On Introduction
  • Java Programming: A Comprehensive Hands-On Introduction

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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