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Learning Tree Introduces New Course: Applying Strategic Thinking to Operational Management

RESTON, VA (February 4, 2010)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NGM: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new management course entitled Applying Strategic Thinking to Operational Management. Over three days, attendees will gain the practical skills to effectively integrate strategic thinking with daily operations while meeting stakeholder needs. They will also learn to align departmental goals with organizational strategic vision and mission and create an innovative culture that takes advantage of their department's core competencies.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Leverage strategic thinking at the operational level to add organizational value
  • Maximize operational core competencies to implement organizational strategy
  • Bridge the gap between organizational and operational goals
  • Foster an innovative culture to overcome strategic challenges
  • Develop an effective change process that satisfies stakeholder needs
  • Secure the commitment of key stakeholders

“In this course, you are provided with the tools to manage your department strategically and go beyond dealing with the day-to-day issues,” said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International.

Attendees have three ways to attend this course:

1. Learning Tree will begin presenting Applying Strategic Thinking to Operational Management at its Education Centers in North America in February 2010.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • Toronto, ON — February 17-19, 2010
  • Ottawa, CN — April 28-30, 2010
  • New York, NY — May 12-14, 2010
  • Washington, DC (Alexandria, VA) — May 19-21, 2010

This schedule is subject to change.

2. This course can also be attended remotely with the Learning Tree AnyWare™ online training platform that allows attendees to join this course from their home or office.

3. Applying Strategic Thinking to Operational Management can be delivered on site at a client facility as a private, customized event.

For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit

Applying Strategic Thinking to Operational Management is valuable for frontline managers who wish to improve the contribution of their operation to achieving the overall strategy and goals of their organization. And, anyone responsible for implementing an organizational strategy within their operation will benefit, including middle managers.

Applying Strategic Thinking to Operational Management augments existing Learning Tree courses, including the following:

  • Strategic Planning for Organizational Success
  • MBA Essentials: Enhancing Organizational Performance
  • Management Skills for the Middle Manager
  • The Art of Coaching: Enabling Employees to Achieve Their Potential

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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