Upper Saddle River, NJ (PRWEB) March 9, 2009 -- Pearson Learning Solutions has formed a partnership with Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) through which Pearson will supply content, content development, and content licensing to Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) for their client training and courses throughout the world.
RPS utilizes a broad range of training capabilities to help organizations redesign how they train their employees, customers, and partners. Pearson will work closely with RPS on specific projects, where content supports the client's particular needs.
David Letts, RPS vice president and general manager, said, "This agreement provides us the opportunity, as learning outsource providers, to offer our clients off-the-shelf content in critical areas such as finance, insurance, and healthcare."
"We offer broad and adaptable content that can be incorporated into almost any workforce development training topic," said John Frederick, Senior Director, New Business Development, Pearson Learning Solutions. "Both RPS and Pearson are well established brands recognized by the global business community as leaders in their industries."
About Raytheon Professional Services
A business unit of Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC, RPS is a global leader in training services and outsourcing. With 900 learning professionals serving clients in 78 countries and 28 languages, RPS improves clients' business performance by redesigning how they train their employees, customers and partners; implementing their new training design; and managing their training in long-term outsourcing engagements.
Pearson (NYSE: PSO), the global leader in education and education technology, reaches and engages today's digital natives with effective and personalized learning, as well as dedicated professional development for their teachers. This commitment is demonstrated in the company's investment in innovative print and digital education materials for preK through professional learning, student information systems and learning management systems, teacher development, career certification programs, and testing and assessment products that set the standard for the industry. The company's respected brands include Scott Foresman, Prentice Hall, Addison Wesley, Benjamin Cummings, the Stanford Achievement Test, the Wechsler family of assessments, SuccessNet, MyLabs, PowerSchool, SuccessMaker and many others. Pearson's comprehensive offerings help inform targeted instruction and intervention so that success is within reach of every student at every level of education. Pearson's commitment to education for all is supported by the global charitable giving initiatives of the Pearson Foundation. Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group. For more information, go to www.pearson.com.
Peg Albert, Peg.Albert (at) raytheon (dot) com, 972-205-5200
Rod Granger, rod.granger (at) pearson (dot) com, 212-641-6114