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The Training Place, Inc. Attains Small Business Administration's 8(a) BD and SDB Status for its Personalized Training Solutions!


ORO VALLEY, AZ. (PRWEB) February 9, 2004 - The Training Place, Inc (TTP), a training solutions provider helping organizations thrive in any economy, announced today that it has received 8a certification by the U.S. Small Business Administration's 8(a) Business Development program. Under the SBA 8(a) program, TTP is qualified to receive business development assistance and to bid on contracts that are specifically for SBA 8(a) participants for a nine-year period through February 2013. TTP was also awarded Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) status at the same time. Click here for more info?...

Element K Adds The Training Place to Expert Advisory Board


Rochester, New York - The new expert advisory board provides external expert vision and feedback to Element K. Element K's advisory board meets in person and virtually to discuss timely issues around products, services and industry, the advisory board members provide varying backgrounds and ideas so that they can develop and deliver the best learning solutions possible. Visit Element K's site for more information:

Element K ( has a unique 20-year heritage of understanding how adults learn. From roots in computer training and courseware development to a pioneer role in the e-Learning revolution, they are endowed with a breadth of online and offline integrated learning solutions and a choice of learning methods proven to unlock the knowledge of individuals in the work force and drive value for each client.

Alpine Media Invests in The Training Place


Orem, Utah -Alpine Media ( is pleased to announce their investment in The Training Place, an e-learning company that develops and deploys technologies and products for delivering and managing personalized e-learning. "Alpine Media is making a major investment in The Training Place's products and services because we want to pursue our common interest in using personalized learning and performance measurement to shape the way people work more productively," said Van Newby, CEO of Alpine Media. "This partnership creates a one-step source for performance measurement. It enables us to provide unique technologies, products and solutions that that understand how individuals want and intend to learn and perform differently. We want to impact the world of learning and performance with predictable and measurable results."

About Alpine Media
Alpine Media (AM) specializes in the development of fair, reliable, valid, and legally defensible assessment and performance improvement tools. AM's work is grounded in professionally accepted standards and guidelines for instruction and test development (e.g. EEOC, Joint Standards, etc.). AM develops both traditional knowledge exams and performance-oriented exams. AM's psychometricians are experts in traditional item and exam analysis, as well as newer item response theory based analyses. Alpine Media has also pioneered multimedia innovations in education, training and assessment, videodisc, CD-ROM, and Internet technologies.

About The Training Place
The Training Place (TTP) provides personalized e-learning and performance improvement solutions to Fortune 1000 clients. TTP's focus is helping clients provide innovative, cost-effective training programs that continually keep a competitive workforce achieving peak performance. TTP was founded to address the lack of sophisticated solutions for delivering training via the Web, specifically the lack of solutions addressing the fact that humans want and expect to learn differently. We call the key individual differences in how humans learn "learning orientations."

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