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Mac Essentials for PC Users Is Topic of New Learning Tree Course

RESTON, VA (May 21, 2009)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NGM: LTRE) today announced the addition of a new course to its IT curriculum. Entitled Mac Essentials for PC Users: Hands-On, the two-day course offers attendees the opportunity to gain practical experience using Mac OS X through intensive exercises led by an expert instructor.

Learning Tree will begin presenting Mac Essentials for PC Users: Hands-On in the U.S. in June of 2009 and London, England at a future date.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • New York, NY — July 13-14, 2009
  • Chicago (Schaumburg, IL) — July 27-28, 2009
  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) — August 3-4, 2009
  • Washington, DC (Alexandria, VA) — August 24-25, 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:

  • Navigate and configure the Mac OS X interface
  • Manage built-in applications and perform basic commands on Mac OS X
  • Run MS Windows applications on Mac OS X platforms in a virtual environment
  • Migrate and manage e-mail, contacts and calendars
  • Secure, backup and restore files and folders with Time Machine

"By introducing this course, we offer IT professionals the opportunity to gain the skills they need to exploit the features of Mac OS X for the benefit of their organizations," said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International.

Mac Essentials for PC Users: Hands-On is valuable for those moving to a Macintosh environment and others who want to fully leverage the capabilities of Mac OS X.

Mac Essentials for PC Users: Hands-On augments existing Learning Tree courses, including the following:

  • Integrating Mac OS X into a Windows Environment: Hands-On
  • Windows Vista: A Comprehensive Hands-On Introduction
  • Adobe Flash: Developing Interactive Web Content
  • Microsoft Office 2007: Streamlining Tasks for Improved Productivity

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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