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Learning Tree International Selected As Winner of the 2013 IES&BD Sales & Business Development Award in the Customer Partnering Category

Friday, April 19, 2013

Learning Tree International Selected As Winner of the 2013 IES&BD Sales & Business Development Award in the Customer Partnering Category

12:05 EDT Friday, April 19, 2013

RESTON, Va. (Business Wire) -- Today,Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) – a leading provider of IT and management training – announced it has been selected as a winner for the Institute for Excellence in Sales & Business Development (IES&BD) Awards in the Customer Partnering award category.

Learning Tree was recognized in the area of Excellence in Customer Partnering for work with the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement comprehensive Federal Acquisition Certification Program for Program/Project Managers (FAC-P/PM) training and the development of Learning Tree's Project Acceleration Workshop program. The Project Acceleration Workshop, which represents an expansion of Learning Tree's FAC-P/PM training, is a unique initiative that has been custom designed for program leaders and project managers overseeing major agency initiatives.

“It is an honor to win an IES&BD Sales & Business Development Award. This distinction showcases how Learning Tree has developed a unique and powerful approach to partnering with our customers to deliver the best in hands-on IT and management training and certification,” said Learning Tree President, Max Shevitz. “We use our resources and services to proactively develop effective solutions for our customers to meet their training requirements.”

Awards were presented in five categories recognizing sales & business development operational excellence and best practices. Winners were either nominated by partners, customers or clients. The five categories are: Sales Innovation; Sales Training; Excellence in Team Building, Management and Development; Customer Partnering; Alliance Management.

“Congratulations to Learning Tree International for delivering superior sales & business development operational excellence in the Customer Partnering Category,” said Fred Diamond, founder of the Institute for Excellence in Sales & Business Development and president of DIAMOND Strategic Marketing. “It's incredible to see the level of accomplishment that our winners exhibit as they create and deliver innovative customer-centric approaches to grow their businesses, meet customer needs, and bring valuable solutions to the market.”

About Learning Tree International

Established in 1974, Learning Tree International is a global provider of hands-on IT and management training. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on areas such as: SharePoint training, web development, project management, operating systems, databases, networking, software development, leadership, and management and business skills. Courses are offered at Learning Tree Education Centers and training locations around the world, on-site at client facilities, or via the Internet with Learning Tree AnyWare, the company's web-based, remote-attendance platform.

About the Institute for Excellence in Sales & Business Development

The Institute for Excellence in Sales & Business Development (IES&BD) is a center of actionable best practices, insights, proprietary data, tools, thought leadership, and recognition. It was created to develop excellence in sales and business development professionals and help organizations maximize their efforts. Learn more about the IES&BD at, @IESBD, or by calling 888.443.9943.

Learning Tree International
Max Shevitz, President

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