Columbia, MD− August 19, 2015− Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation announced it has certified its first 11 learning professionals in Training Industry, Inc.’s Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM) program.
With a focus on strategic alignment between training initiatives and business goals, the CPTM program provides the knowledge and tools to manage a high-performance training organization. Designed for future learning leaders, CPTM candidates have the opportunity to gain insight on the core competencies and best practices of great training organizations.
“This learning opportunity gives our employees a deeper understanding of best practices for organizational learning management and helps us refine solutions that most effectively address our customer’s needs,” said Doug Sharp, president of GP Strategies. “We have always valued the perspective and insight provided by Training Industry, Inc. Although organizations are often unique in their learning challenges, particularly as related to their business objectives, this course provides common language, competencies, and methods important for any proficient Learning Leader.”
The CPTM program offers a blended learning experience consisting of online training modules, social learning, a team-based simulation practicum and a final exam. Upon successful completion, CPTM graduates have the opportunity to join a network of like-minded learning and development professionals to solicit ideas about improving business performance and share personal experiences.
“We’re proud of our longstanding relationship with GP Strategies and are honored that their team saw the value in our program and our desire to enable CPTM graduates to ‘Lead the Change’ in corporate learning and development,” said Doug Harward, chief executive officer, Training Industry, Inc. “The CPTM certification not only provides up-and-coming training leaders with the tools to drive business results, but also the support and guidance of an elite network of learning and development professionals.”
About Training Industry
TrainingIndustry.com spotlights the latest news, articles, case studies and best practices within the training industry. The organization’s focus is on helping dedicated business and training professionals get the information, insight and tools needed to more effectively manage the business of learning. Visit CPTM for more information.
About GP Strategies
GP Strategies Corporation is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ 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.gpstrategies.com.