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General Physics Launches Global Education Assistance Program Management Solution

Elkridge, MD. December 15, 2010. – Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), successfully launched a global education assistance program management solution for a leading global technology company.

GP is providing education assistance program management services to a global manufacturer of hard drives and storage solutions. The program provides funds for employees seeking to continue their education in programs that lead to undergraduate and graduate degrees and other formal learning opportunities. GP’s global solution includes the processing of tuition requests, policy verification, invoice auditing, currency conversion, reporting and 24×5 help desk support. Using a branded and custom configured tuition system, seamlessly integrated with several internal applications, GP has streamlined and automated this organization’s education assistance program, providing global employees with access to online tools and information, and efficient payment processing. These services transfer global program oversight and administrative responsibilities to GP as the single point of contact, ensuring consistent, quality services and operational efficiency across the organization. 

Heidi Milberg, GP’s Director of Learning Solutions, stated, “Over the years, we’ve had conversations with many companies about the challenges of implementing a global education assistance program. This successful implementation proves that a global education assistance program can be achieved, bringing significant value and benefits to the global company.”

GP is a workforce performance improvement company providing training services to companies for more than 40 years. GP’s outsourced administration and logistics processes are ISO9001:2000 registered and audited to SAS70 requirements. Adherence to these processes ensures that services, products and processes meet the highest industry standards.

About GP

GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX). GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP’s 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 http://gpworldwide.com/.


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