Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 24, 2006
Capella University, an accredited online university that is a leader in online education, today announced that it will be participating as the Gold sponsor for the Atlanta Sharing @ LearnShare conference September 14-15, 2006 (sharing2006.com). Sharing @ LearnShare is the premier industry event that brings together training and development executives from across the nation to share best practices and lessons learned through keynote speakers, focused breakout sessions, and a variety of networking opportunities.
Capella University is an accredited online university that offers 77 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 16 certificate specializations, including multiple MBA specializations and master’s and PhD programs in training and performance improvement. The online university currently serves more than 15,700 learners from all 50 states and 63 countries. It is a national leader in online education, committed to providing academic excellence.
“This is our first year of involvement with LearnShare and we are thrilled to be an integral part of the event,” said Bill Young, Director, Education Alliances. “Sharing @ LearnShare is a well-regarded event in the learning industry and we are pleased to support it.”
The theme of the conference, Achieving Competitive Advantage, will address the single most powerful competitive advantage in an organization: its people. Senior training and development professionals are responsible for the intellectual fitness of the people in an organization—intellectual fitness that delivers fiscal fitness. The collaborative spirit of the Sharing @ LearnShare conference will give attendees the opportunity to exchange ideas and best practices with peers who face many of the same challenges.
Join LearnShare and Capella University in Atlanta, Georgia from September 14-15 at the Atlanta Renaissance Hotel. To register, visit http://www.sharing2006.com .
LearnShare LLC, founded in 1996, is a consortium of 37 diverse, industry-leading companies dedicated to sharing their proven expertise and innovative practices across member organizations to enhance their competitive advantage. LearnShare's key focus is to provide technology-based learning solutions, collaborative communities, best practices and applied research to meet its members' mission critical business education and development needs. The original member companies are 3M, ChevronTexaco, Deere & Co., Eaton, General Motors, Levi Strauss & Co, Motorola, Northwest Airlines, Owens Corning, Owens-Illinois, Pfizer Inc, Pilkington, and UnitedHealth Group. For more information, visit http://www.learnshare.com.
About Capella University
Founded in 1993, Capella University is an accredited* online university that offers graduate degree programs in business, information technology, education, human services, and psychology, and bachelor's degree programs in business and information technology. Within those areas, Capella offers 77 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 16 certificate specializations. The online university currently serves more than 15,700 learners from all 50 states and 63 countries. It is a national leader in online education, committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1-888-CAPELLA (227-3552).
*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, located at 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456, http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.