UK Gives GP Strategies Top Grades in Four Training Service Categories
ELKRIDGE, Md., Feb. 15, 2013
ELKRIDGE, Md., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Global performance improvement
solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) announced today that
GP Strategies Training Ltd, its UK-based government-funded-training
subsidiary, earned top grades from the Office for Standards in Education,
Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) Inspection 2012 in four training
program categories: Health, Public Services and Care; Quality of Delivery;
Capacity to Improve; and Leadership and Management.
Ofsted, the UK regulator of government-funded training providers, inspects and
regulates service providers providing education and skills for learners of all
ages. Ofsted inspections are viewed as a major quality benchmark for all
government-funded training providers across England and influence future
growth and contracting opportunities for the providers inspected. Of 1,130
learning and skills providers inspected last year, only 13 percent received
top grades along with GP Strategies Training Ltd.
Dave Martin, Vice President of GP Strategies, said, "During the past two
years, GP Strategies has acquired four public sector training providers in the
UK, increasing its revenue and staffing infrastructure by over 100%. It is
very satisfying that our continued hard work and investment in young people
has resulted in such a positive Ofsted Inspection 2012 report in an extremely
Scott Greenberg, Chief Executive Officer of GP Strategies, said, "We are proud
to be part of the mission to train young adults in the UK. The Ofsted high
ratings further validate that GP Strategies' teams are providing valued
training programs. Through strategic acquisitions and attention to quality,
the Company is now eligible to receive up to $27 million per year in UK
government-funded training opportunities, which represents a significant
contribution to the Company's global revenue."
About GP Strategies
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) provides global performance improvement
solutions, sales and technical 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.
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Contact: Scott N. Greenberg, Chief Executive Officer, +1-410-379-3640, or Dave
Martin, Vice President, +44 (0)161 429 2463, or Jamie Coffey, Director,
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