Quiznos Deploys the LearnCenter Platform from Learn.com to Power e-Learning, In-Store Training and Classroom Based Training to Support Franchise Owners

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Learn.com®, the leader in on-demand workforce development and productivity, announced today that Quiznos, one of the nation's fastest-growing quick service restaurant (QSR) chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, has deployed the LearnCenter platform, a Talent Management Suite to power e-learning, in-store training, and classroom based training to support franchise owners. Quiznos was recently ranked by Nation's Restaurant News as the number one national chain of restaurants in terms of growth. A new case study by Bersin & Associates called Blended Learning in a Retail Environment, dives into the success of Quiznos University. Click here to read the complete case study.

Learn.com®, the leader in on-demand workforce development and productivity, announced today that Quiznos, one of the nation's fastest-growing quick service restaurant (QSR) chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, has deployed the LearnCenter platform, a Talent Management Suite to power e-learning, in-store training, and classroom based training to support franchise owners. Quiznos was recently ranked by Nation's Restaurant News as the number one national chain of restaurants in terms of growth. A new case study by Bersin & Associates called Blended Learning in a Retail Environment, dives into the success of Quiznos University. Click here to read the complete case study.

"Making sure that franchise owners are methodically trained is central to our mission and strategy, and sets us apart from other QSR chains. Our training programs are designed to enable our franchise owners to hit the ground running and achieve high rates of success in everything from the quality of the customer experience, to the quality of the food, to their ability to make a profit," said the Chancellor of Quiznos University.

According to the report, "To address the relative inexperience of its franchise owners, Quiznos offers a rigorous and comprehensive training program that aims to thoroughly prepare and certify owners and store managers to operate a restaurant safely and profitably. The concept is to build leadership at the store level to create successful franchises that, in turn, promote the growth and expansion of the entire chain."

"Learning content covers every aspect of running a Quiznos store - from preparing food to generating profits. Broad topic areas include financials, operations, food safety and sanitation, marketing, ordering, and hiring and scheduling employees. To advance from one program to the next and ultimately earn certification, franchise owners and store managers must pass a series of qualifying examinations."

"Quiznos University is currently delivering one of the most innovative and comprehensive learning programs found in the retail industry. It has developed a blended curriculum of e-learning, hands-on regional training, and headquarters classroom instruction, which supports the reinforcement of key concepts via spiral learning. "

About the LearnCenter Platform
Originally developed as a learning management system, the LearnCenter platform has evolved into the industry's leading and most complete talent management suite that manages the entire pre-hire to retire lifecycle. The award-winning LearnCenter platform creates a cost effective, high quality training, development and measurement environment designed to empower users with visibility into and control of their career planning while providing management with real-time business intelligence. Learning Management, Performance Management, Content Management, Online Authoring, Succession Planning, Collaboration, e-Commerce, Portal Authoring and more are included within one solution, with one interface and one partner - Learn.com.

About Quiznos
Starting as a single restaurant in Denver, Colorado in 1981, Quiznos has expanded to more than 5,000 locations worldwide, making it one of the fastest growing restaurant chains. Best known for its toasted signature subs, Quiznos is a leader in the upscale sandwich category. Entrepreneur Magazine ranked Quiznos as number two in the Top 10 best overall franchises of 2006, and QSR Magazine recently named Quiznos the number two ranked restaurant chain by change in unit growth.

About Bersin & Associates Research
Our patent-pending methodology relies on primary research directly to corporate users, vendors, consultants and industry leaders. We regularly interview training and HR managers, conduct large surveys, meet with managers and executives, and seek-out new sources of information. We develop detailed case studies every month. We have the industry's largest database of statistics, financials, trends, and best practices in corporate training (more than 1/2 million data elements). For more information, please visit http://www.bersin.com

About Learn.com
Learn.com® is the worldwide leader in on-demand workforce development and productivity with more than 50 million end users around the globe. Our broad suite of on-demand solutions can fully automate the pre-hire to retire lifecycle within any organization. Learn.com's unwavering commitment to understanding client needs, goals and objectives allows us to partner with our clients to increase business performance. The Learn.com family of solutions includes the award-winning LearnCenter® workforce productivity suite, the WebRoom™ Web conferencing suite, the CourseMaker Studio® Authoring Tool, Mentor® EPSS and the 1,100 title Learn2® online course library.

For more information please visit http://www.learn.com or call 954-233-4000.

Learn.com, its logo, LearnCenter, CourseMaker Studio, Mentor and Learn2 are registered trademarks of Learn.com. All other trademarks are respectfully acknowledged.

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