Another Year of Record Training Volume in 2012

Print Management Solutions Group Announces Record 2012 Results and Upcoming Schedule

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Print Management Solutions Group, a division of Learning Outsource Group, the largest provider of corporate training solutions to the office technology industry, today announced another year of record training volume in 2012 with its best in class Selling Managed Print Services Sales Education Program, Advanced Consultative Sales Skills workshops and Sales Management Leadership ‘Masters’ Program. The company had a record number of ‘onsite’ sales and sales management development workshops and their open enrollment workshops remain in strong demand.

Tom Cooke, President of Learning Outsource Group stated, “Effective training and education is the key differentiator between those dealers who are transforming their business to capture profitable opportunities in the marketplace and position their company for future growth and those who are highly challenged with unprecedented changes in the industry. We are seeing a significant number of dealers who are investing in sales and sales management training at all levels to accelerate their change and growth initiatives. We expect this trend and strong demand for employee education to continue in 2013.”

Print Management Solutions Group also announced the next open enrollment dates for their highly recognized Selling Managed Print Services Workshop. The dates are:

Selling Managed Print Services February 5-6, 2013 Orlando, FL

More information is available online at www.printmanagementsolutionsgroup.com or by calling 800-403-9379.

2012 Client Acquisitions and Financial Highlights

Sales Training Company Learning Outsource Group Announces Additional Client Acquisitions and 2012 Financial Highlights

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, a leading provider of corporate training solutions, specializing in sales training and sales management training, recently announced additional client acquisitions in the 4th quarter and financial highlights for a record year of revenue growth in 2012. The company announced training contracts with Cars.com, based in Chicago, Illinois, Great America Leasing based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Patch.com, an AOL company based in New York City, Gannett Digital Ventures based in Indianapolis, Indiana and Wells Fargo Financial Services based in Denver, Colorado.

Tom Cooke, company founder and CEO stated, “The addition of these clients have resulted in a record number of new client acquisitions and revenue in 2012 and positioned us for another highly successful year in 2013. In fact, our contractual commitments entering the new year are the highest in our nearly 20 year history in the corporate training industry.”

Kim D. Ward, Director of Training and Development added, “Our referral business is extremely strong and fueled by the fact that our approach is producing high impact results to our client base. Clients are enjoying a rapid ROI on their decision to partner with us. We project strong demand for advanced sales training and sales management training to continue for the foreseeable future.”

Learning Outsource Group provides sales training and sales management training solutions to Fortune 500 as well as small and mid-size businesses in a range of industries. More information is available by calling 800-403-9379 or visiting www.learningoutsourcegroup.com.

Kim D. Ward at Business Technology Association Conference in Las Vegas

Learning Outsource Group Announces Kim D. Ward as Featured Speaker on Sales Management Leadership at Business Technology Association Conference in Las Vegas

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, the largest provider of corporate training solutions to the office technology industry, today announced that Kim Ward, Director of Training and Education, will be a featured educational speaker on sales management leadership topics at the upcoming BTA West Capture the Magic event being held at the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas on November 15. He will present “Lessons in Leadership for Successful Sales Transformations,” a timely and topical message for senior executives based on rapid industry change in the office technology space. Learning Outsource Group has supported the BTA for many years with sales management leadership programs and recently participated in the BTA East event in New York with Teri Dunn as a featured speaker.

Kim D. Ward commented, “This presentation will highlight a best-practices approach of those leadership qualities and abilities of highly successful executives who are leading and sustaining highly successful sales-force transformation initiatives in their respective companies. Attendees will benefit by assessing their success against these benchmark attributes based on our experience working with thousands of executives every year.”

Teri Dunn, Director of Consulting for the company’s PMSG division added, “We are pleased to continue our support of the BTA organization. They provide comprehensive services and support to the independent dealer and VAR channels and these educational events are invaluable to a large segment of the industry.”

Learning Outsource Group is an internationally recognized provider of learning solutions designed to support the business development strategy of sales and customer-centric organizations. With a focus on sales training and sales management leadership development, over 80,000 executives, managers, and sales professionals in a variety of industries have been impacted by their training, resources, and tools since 1996.  More information is available online at www.printmanagementsolutionsgroup.com or www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or by calling 800-403-9379.

Update to Sales Management Leadership ‘Masters’ Program

Learning Outsource Group Announces Changes to Sales Management Leadership ‘Masters’ Program

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – November 1, 2012 – Learning Outsource Group, a global provider of corporate training solutions, specializing in Sales & Sales Management Training & Leadership Development Solutions, today announced substantial changes and enhancements to its internationally recognized Sales Management Leadership ‘Masters” Program. The program, which has graduated over 40,000 attendees since 1996, and is the capstone continuing education model for advancing sales leadership effectiveness for dozens of Fortune 1000 organizations, will launch in early 2013 as a 5 component program resulting in Sales Management Leadership University Certification for all participants.

New additions to the overall courseware and development model include 8 custom video reinforcement modules with implementation application exercises, optional WebEx reinforcement meetings, new Coaching Guides, and an Executive Blueprint Guide to assess sales implementation milestones at the senior management level. Tom Cooke, company founder and CEO stated, “These additions along with our ‘Coaching on Demand’ post training support capabilities and resource toolkit continues to separate this sales management training model from all other competitors in this space. Market acceptance is evident by our record year in 2012 in attracting a significant number of Fortune 500 clients in a variety of industries.”

The company also announced similar improvements to its Management Development Program, a workshop designed for managers and senior leaders throughout any organization. Kim Ward, Director of Training and Education added, “We anticipate another strong year of continued growth based on a robust pipeline and our differentiated value proposition due to the continued investments in our training technology.”

More information is available by calling 800-403-9379.

National Sales Training with Ricoh

Learning Outsource Group Announces National Training Alliance and Agreement with Ricoh Corporation

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA –  Learning Outsource Group and its Print Management Solutions Group division that exclusively serves the document imaging industry, today announced a national training alliance and agreement with Ricoh Corporation. Learning Outsource Group will deliver customized sales training and education and other services to Ricoh dealers and distributors throughout the United States. The company is a leading provider of advanced office technology and innovative document imaging products, services, and software.

“We are exceptionally pleased to support Ricoh’s commitment to provide best in class dealer education, sales training, and development solutions to support the initiation and expansion of their MPS business model,” stated Tom Cooke, President of Learning Outsource Group and Managing Principal of Print Management Solutions Group. “This agreement will involve Ricoh, Lanier, and Savin dealers throughout the country and include Ricoh dealer support personnel. We are committed to exceed expectations by delivering application driven training, tools, and support that will make a measurable difference to their business.”

Learning Outsource Group is an internationally recognized provider of learning solutions designed to support the business development strategy of sales and customer-centric organizations. With a focus on sales training and management leadership development, over 80,000 executives, managers, and sales professionals in a variety of industries have been impacted by their training, resources, and tools since 1996. Major clients include Xerox, Verizon Business, First Data, Wells Fargo, Staples, Gannett, Alsco, Advance Auto, Citi, and many others. More information is available online at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or by calling 800-403-9379.

Sales Management Leadership Masters Program

Learning Outsource Group Announces Schedule Update

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – June 4, 2012 – Learning Outsource Group, a leading provider of corporate training solutions, specializing in sales education and sales management leadership development, today announced that the company will conduct an open enrollment session of their Sales Management Leadership Masters Program in Chicago on August 22-24.

Kim Ward, Director of Training and Development, who facilitates this internationally recognized workshop commented, “Our public enrollment programs not only accommodate our large corporate client base who regularly enroll participants regionally, it also affords companies the opportunity to “experience” the workshop prior to internal implementation at their organization. This also creates the foundation for collaboration in designing a customized solution for each client.”

The program will be offered on the following dates and location:

Sales Management Leadership Masters Program Chicago, Illinois

 

More information is available online at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or by calling 800-403-9379.

 
About Learning Outsource Group
Learning Outsource Group is an internationally recognized provider of learning solutions designed to support the business development strategy of sales and customer-centric organizations. With a focus on sales training and management leadership development, over 120,000 executives, managers, and sales professionals in a variety of industries have been impacted by their training, resources, and tools since 1996. Major clients include Xerox, Verizon Business, First Data, Wells Fargo, Ricoh, Intuit, Alsco, Bank of America, AOL, Gannett, Sharp Electronics, UniGroup, Citi, Kyocera, and many others. Learning Outsource Group has been recognized as an industry leader for their ability to deliver contemporary, highly impactful, application driven, and cost effective human resource development solutions and consulting expertise. They help clients build and sustain competitive advantage by identifying and delivering world class learning solutions tied to measurable business results.

New Client Acquisitions

Learning Outsource Group Announces Gannett and Other New Client Acquisitions

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – May 14, 2012 – Learning Outsource Group today announced the acquisition of three new clients in the 2nd quarter and a substantial increase in overall enrollments in the company’s internationally recognized complex Sales Management Leadership Masters Program. During the quarter, the company announced new corporate training agreements were signed with Gannett US Publishing (USA TODAY and 80 US newspapers), McLean, Virginia, Fifth Third Bank (Vantiv Merchant Technology), Cincinnati, Ohio, and Advance Auto, Roanoke, Virginia.

Tom Cooke, President of LOG stated, “We are extremely pleased to develop strategic partnerships with these highly recognized organizations. Their prestigious brands, market presence, and commitment to human resource development align extremely well with our sales education and sales management leadership development model and methodology. We are confident that we will accelerate their growth and transformation initiatives.”

The company also expects to announce additional agreements in the 3rd quarter. Paul Baker, Director of Sales stated, “Our pipeline is robust and we are seeing a substantial uptick of business with our existing client base. Many organizations are executing on their sales transformation initiatives and a commitment to sales management development is a key component to this process. We anticipate an outstanding finish to another strong year of growth.”

More information on Learning Outsource group is available at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com.

For more information on Gannett, visit www.gannett.com.

For more information on Vantiv, visit www.vantiv.com.

For more information on Advanced Auto Parts, visit www.AdvanceAutoParts.com.

Corporate Training Partnership with Alsco

Learning Outsource Group Announce Expansion of Corporate Training Agreement with Alsco

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, an internationally recognized provider of corporate training solutions, today announced an expansion to their successful long term relationship with Alsco, the premier textile services company in the world.

Since 2007, Learning Outsource Group has provided Alsco with best in class corporate sales training products and tools, along with instructional design services, consulting, competency assessment technology, and management development resources. This expanded relationship involves the development of a customized management development program to key members of Alsco’s service and operations management teams.

Tom Cooke, President of Learning Outsource Group stated, “Alsco is a long standing and valued client of our firm and we look forward to launching another highly successful initiative within the organization. This target group of leaders will be instrumental in driving continued operational excellence to keep the company at the forefront in their industry. Alsco is committed to employee development at all levels and we are confident that this project will be highly successful and result in measurable returns to the company.”

More information about Alsco can be found at www.alsco.com.

More information on Learning Outsource group is available at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com

Corporate Trainer Keynote Speaker at International Sales Conference

Corporate Trainer Kim D. Ward Named as Keynote Presenter at UniGroup UTS International Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria on March 8-10

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group today announced that corporate trainer Kim D. Ward, Director of Training and Education, will be the featured speaker and facilitator for UniGroup UTS International Sales Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria on March 8-10. UniGroup Americas and UniGroup UTS have partnered with LOG for the past 6 years and has trained over 600 sales professionals, sales managers, and executives related to this strategic partnership.

Tom Cooke, President of LOG commented, “We are more than pleased and feel privileged to continue our highly successful relationship with UniGroup Worldwide. We take great pride in serving their various divisions and agency channels throughout North America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific.”

Kim D. Ward, corporate trainer, is the Director of Training and Development for Learning Outsource Group based in Ormond Beach, Florida. He has been involved in the training and consulting industry in a variety of capacities since 1990. His expertise encompasses organizational assessment and analysis, strategy/process re-organization, consulting, curriculum development, video script development and video talent, keynote speaking, and seminar facilitation. Kim has been instrumental in helping hundreds of organizations achieve and exceed sales growth and profitability objectives.

The company also announced that they will deliver the next UniGroup Sales Management Leadership Program in September of this year in St. Louis at UniGroup Worldwide headquarters.

More information on the company is available at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com.

 

Keynote Speaker Discusses Consultative Selling at Sales Conference

Learning Outsource Group Announces Participation in the April 2012 ITEX Conference in Las Vegas. Will Present on Consultative Selling.

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, one of the largest providers of corporate training solutions to the office technology industry, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming ITEX Conference in April. The company’s Director of Training, Kim Ward, will be presenting on the topic “Consultative Selling Strategies Critical for Success in a Transitioning Industry,” along with Senior Consultant Teri Dunn.

Kim Ward, who has been a regular speaker at ITEX events for over a decade stated, “We are pleased to once again support ITEX and the industry’s premier event for continuing education and networking for executives, managers and sales professionals in this space. We look forward to seeing a large number of our loyal clients at this event and this is another important opportunity for us to support their continued success in a rapidly transitioning industry.”

The company also announced that it will continue to provide its best in class sales training and sales management development programs to the Ricoh channels in 2012 as part of their ChaMPS Dealer Development Program. Additional details and training dates can be found at www.printmanagementsolutionsgroup.com, a division of Learning Outsource Group.

More information on the company is available at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com.