Boston University Welcomes St. Edward's University Professional Education Center To Affiliate Network
Austin-Based Training Center To Offer Boston University's
World-Class Project Management Programs
Tewksbury, Mass., July 24, 2002 - Boston University's TrainingTrack venture today announced the addition of St. Edward's University Professional Education Center (PEC) to its affiliate network. St. Edward's PEC will offer Boston University's well-known Project Management curriculum and programs.
'In today's business environment, project management expertise is a critical need. By combining Boston University's well-respected curriculum with St. Edward's educational and service excellence, we can immediately provide our customers with a high-value, turnkey approach to project management training,' said John Houghton, Vice President of the College of Professional and Graduate Studies 'With TrainingTrack's marketing program, teaching tools and recruitment strategies, we can also differentiate ourselves in our marketplace, cultivate a recurring revenue stream and tap into national contracts.'
TrainingTrack is building a select network of affiliates based on best-of-breed content. Currently, its network of regional training companies and academic institutions spans 14 states and four international locations. TrainingTrack provides these affiliates with Boston University programs, products and services that enable them to achieve market leadership through best-of-breed standards. Boston University's TrainingTrack offerings include: project management seminars and certificate programs, IT programs for career changers, vendor neutral IT seminars and manufacturer authorized education programs. Currently TrainingTrack has affiliates in: Alabama, California, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Missouri, nationally, and Canada, the Caribbean, Singapore and Indonesia, internationally.
'In today's corporation, skilled project managers have a tremendous impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of executive business initiatives,' said Andy Kelley, CEO of TrainingTrack. 'Combining our world-class PMP training with a commitment to providing training services of the highest quality, St. Edward's University Professional Education Center will enable its students to develop the leadership skills that earn professional recognition and offer personal job satisfaction. We are delighted to welcome St. Edward's to our affiliate network.'
About St. Edward's University Professional Education Center
St. Edward's University Professional Education Center (PEC), a division of St. Edward's University, is Austin's premier technology training provider. The PEC is a technology and business development center which provides unique training programs to information technology and management professionals.
Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is an independent Catholic liberal arts university of 4,100 students in Austin.
TrainingTrack is a groundbreaking venture from Boston University that provides IT and management development training products and services internationally. Led by a senior management team that was instrumental in making Boston University's Corporate Education Center New England's leading IT training and project management provider, TrainingTrack is developing a network of regional training organizations and academic institutions that offer the proven IT and project management curricula from Boston University. In addition to award-winning programs, affiliates gain access to marketing, recruitment and career changer support services developed at Boston University. TrainingTrack affiliates can act as resellers of Boston University-delivered programs under their own brand or they may choose to deliver training using 'Boston University Official Curriculum' courseware, and TrainingTrack's program and marketing support. Affiliates will also have the opportunity to distribute their own in-demand, quality programs through the TrainingTrack network. TrainingTrack is on the web at www.trainingtrack.com and can be contacted at (978) 863-0110.