Elkridge, MD. January 14, 2009 – Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), announced today that it has entered into a joint venture agreement with the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), an Office of Personnel Management (OPM)-authorized eTraining Service Provider (eTSP). GP will partner with NTIS, located in Springfield, VA, to provide the following enterprise talent management services to government agencies: training administration; business process outsourcing; knowledge management services; and e-learning systems implementation, configuration, integration, helpdesk, hosting and custom content development.
Don Duquette, Executive Vice President of GP’s Learning Solutions group, stated, “GP has a strong federal government practice that provides learning and development support as well as LMS/LCMS integration, management and hosting services to numerous agencies. We are excited about this partnership as it provides an opportunity to continue to provide comprehensive Talent Management solutions to our federal government customer base.”
NTIS acts as a central repository for scientific reports and other technical information and knowledge generated within the Federal Government, and serves as an Office of Personnel Management (OPM)-authorized eTraining Service Provider (eTSP) to help the agencies implement electronic government services under the eGovernment Act of 2003. Therefore, NTIS is a good fit to provide these technology-driven knowledge management and learning project services. For more information, please visit www.ntis.gov.
GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX). GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP’s solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at www.gpworldwide.com.
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Scott N. Greenberg
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer