HERNDON, Va. – Dec. 13, 2018 – For the ninth year in a row, Learning Tree International (OTCQX: LTRE) has been named as a Top 20 IT Training Company by TrainingIndustry.com. Selection for this list was based on the following criteria:
“This year’s Top 20 IT Training Companies continue to lead the way in the information technology training market, with course offerings that under constant development to keep up to date with the needs of the market,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc., in the company’s press release.1 “These companies use multiple delivery modalities and innovative techniques to provide effective training and keep learners engaged.”
“Learning Tree is honored to be recognized as a Top 20 IT Training Provider,” said Richard A. Spires, Chief Executive Officer of Learning Tree. “We are very proud of our accomplishments in 2018, especially in regards to our capabilities to deliver learning and development solutions globally. We look forward to 2019 as we partner with organizations to develop customized learning programs to support their business and technology transformation efforts.”
Learning Tree International is a trusted, global partner delivering mission-critical IT training and certifications, as well as the communication and critical thinking skills necessary to effectively deploy and deliver major IT initiatives. Over 2.5 million IT & business professionals around the world have enhanced their skills through Learning Tree's extensive library of proprietary and partner content.
Today, Learning Tree offers an expanded training portfolio, including Agile, cyber security, cloud computing, program/project management, web development, operating systems, networking, leadership, and more. Attendees enjoy award-winning content that goes beyond the classroom with customized blended learning solutions featuring instructor-led, on-demand, and live, online training through Learning Tree AnyWare®, a modern technology platform that delivers an immersive, virtual learning experience.
We go beyond training with Workforce Optimization Solutions — a modern approach that improves the adoption of skills and accelerates the implementation of technical and business processes required to improve IT service delivery. These services include: needs assessments, skill gaps analyses, blended delivery, and acceleration workshops delivered by our expert instructors — working professionals with 15+ years of experience in the fields in which they teach.
To learn more, call 1-888-THE-TREE (843-8733) or visit LearningTree.com
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The statements contained herein that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements based on management's current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effects on Learning Tree. Such statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and are generally beyond the control of Learning Tree. There can be no assurance that future developments affecting Learning Tree will be the same as those anticipated. Learning Tree cautions readers that a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, such forward-looking statements. Investors should not put undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, since they are based on key assumptions about future risks and uncertainties. Some of these risks and uncertainties that could affect Learning Tree and its business include, but are not limited to the following: our ability to continue as a going concern; our ability to obtain additional liquidity in amounts and on terms acceptable to the Company; our ability to reverse our trend of declining year over year revenues and negative cash flows from operations, and to maintain sufficient liquidity; our ability to successfully implement our new strategies including achieving our cost reduction goals; our ability to identify and execute upon strategic options for the Company; competition; international operations, including currency fluctuations; attracting and retaining qualified personnel; intellectual property, including having to defend potential infringement claims; implementation of partnerships with third party providers of courses and or course material; efficient delivery and scheduling of Learning Tree's courses; technology development and new technology introduction; risks associated with the timely development, introduction, and customer acceptance of our courses and other products; risks associated with a majority of our outstanding common stock being beneficially owned by a new majority stockholder that is a trust; our majority stockholder having significant influence over the composition of our Board of Directors; our majority stockholders being the largest unsecured creditor of the Company; the conversion of the amounts borrowed by the Company under the Credit Agreement potentially resulting in substantial dilution; risks associated with the Credit Agreement; risks associated with maintaining cyber security; changing economic and market conditions; and adverse weather conditions, strikes, acts of war or terrorism and other external events. Learning Tree is not undertaking any obligation to update forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future events, developments or changed circumstances.
In order to help the reader assess the factors and risks in Learning Tree's business that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward looking statements, Learning Tree discusses in its 2017 Annual Report on Form 10-K (“Form 10-K”), those risks in Item 1A, “Risk Factors”, as well as in its other filings with the SEC including our current Form 10-Q. Please read the Form 10-K, including the Risk Factors included therein, which is filed with the SEC and available at the SEC's Internet site (http://www.sec.gov).