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New Learning Tree Management Course Focuses on Achieving Leadership Success by Applying Emotional Intelligence (EI)

RESTON, VA (July 23, 2009)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NGM: LTRE) announced the introduction of a new course to join its management curriculum entitled Emotional Intelligence: Achieving Leadership Success.

Learning Tree intends to begin presenting Emotional Intelligence: Achieving Leadership Success in the U.S. in September 2009, in London, England in October 2009 and in Canada in November 2009.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) — September 30–October 2, 2009
  • Chicago, IL (Schaumburg) — October 7–9, 2009
  • London, England — October 14–16, 2009
  • Toronto, ON — November 4–6, 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

During the three—day course—led by an expert instructor—participants will learn how to:

  • Leverage Emotional Intelligence (EI) to improve effectiveness as a leader
  • Identify the core competencies of Emotional Intelligence
  • Gain an honest and accurate awareness of personal EI strengths and weaknesses
  • Achieve greater personal effectiveness through self-management tools and techniques
  • Harness the social and emotional potential of a team to improve performance

"By introducing this course, we offer management professionals the opportunity to gain the skills they need to enhance the effectiveness of their leadership skills for the benefit of their organizations," said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International.

Emotional Intelligence: Achieving Leadership Success is valuable for professionals at any level—including those who may have recently moved into a leadership role—seeking to improve their existing skills. Established leaders wanting to refresh and further develop their EI skills will also benefit.

Emotional Intelligence: Achieving Leadership Success augments existing Learning Tree Courses, including the following:

  • Management Skills
  • Responding to Conflict: Creating Resolution and Cooperation
  • Personal Skills for Professional Excellence
  • Negotiation Skills: Achieving Successful Outcomes

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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