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RESTON, VA (June 11, 2009) Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NGM: LTRE) today announced two new titles to its management curriculum: Managing in Tough Times and Making Successful Business Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time.

Learning Tree will begin presenting Managing in Tough Times in the U.S. in August 2009, in Canada in November 2009, and in London, England in October 2009. Making Successful Business Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time begins in the U.S. and Canada in August 2009, and in London, England in October 2009.

For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit

Over 3 days, attendees of Managing in Tough Times will learn to:

  • Demonstrate authentic and strong leadership to create an atmosphere of confidence and trust in tough times
  • Share their vision and display confidence that their teams' current problems will be solved
  • Apply key management skills, strategies and techniques to remedy difficult situations
  • Reevaluate and adjust their management and communication styles to motivate and energize employees
  • Demonstrate “grace under pressure” to provide a sense of security and stability for their teams

Over 3 days, attendees of Making Successful Business Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time will learn to:

  • Make intelligent decisions with limited time and information
  • Reframe issues to ensure greater problem-solving accuracy
  • Convert conflicting opinions into useful insights
  • Leverage a range of qualitative and quantitative tools to enact their decisions
  • Foster efficient and effective group decision making

“Management professionals who attend these courses will have the opportunity to learn valuable leadership and decision-making skills they can apply immediately upon returning to work to make a positive impact within their organizations,” said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International.

Managing in Tough Times is valuable for first line to middle managers who must manage their teams through difficult situations or during uncertain times. Making Successful Business Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time is valuable for anyone in a decision-making capacity who would like to learn how to make successful business decisions, including managers, business analysts, department heads and team leaders.

Managing in Tough Times augments existing Learning Tree courses, including the following:

  • The Art of Coaching: Enabling Employees to Achieve Their Potential
  • IT Relationship Management: Aligning IT with the Business
  • Leadership Skills: Building Success Through Teamwork
  • Management Skills

Making Successful Business Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time augments existing Learning Tree courses, including the following:

  • Project Management: Skills for Success
  • Management Skills for an IT Environment
  • Introduction to Business Analysis: Defining Successful Projects
  • Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving

About Learning Tree International
Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

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Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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