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Opel/Vauxhall & Raytheon win Silver in Best Results of a Learning Program from Brandon Hall Research

Ruesselsheim, GermanyLearning NewsRaytheon Professional Services

RUESSELSHEIM, (February 1, 2010) – Raytheon Professional Services, LLC, EMEA, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), announced today that the European Sales Curriculum it designed, developed, deployed and manages on behalf of Opel/Vauxhall in Europe received a Silver Award from Brandon Hall Research in the Best Results of a Learning Programme category. The Brandon Hall Research Excellence in Learning Awards recognize the Best in Innovative Learning Content and Initiatives.

“The Sales Curriculum is one element of a broader service offering RPS provides to sales consultants at Opel/Vauxhall dealerships in Europe,” said Benoit Presle, Opel/ Vauxhall European Training Manager “It is designed to improve the performance of Sales Consultants and support implementation of the company’s European sales strategy. In addition, it helps new Sales Consultants successfully address the challenges of the current automotive market.”

The Sales Curriculum is delivered in 34 countries and 22 languages across Europe. “Our approach provides Sales Consultants with high quality, consistent training relevant to their local markets whilst achieving the cost benefits of a centralized solution,” said Neil Johnson, RPS Account Director.

Brandon Hall, Ph.D. is a leading independent expert in e-learning, helping organizations make the right decisions about technology through his writing, advising, and presenting. Dr. Hall chairs the annual Excellence in Learning Awards, now in their twelfth year and the first recognition program dedicated entirely to the e-learning industry.

General Motors is one of the world’s largest automakers. In Europe it sells its vehicles in over 40 markets. It operates 10 vehicle-production and assembly facilities in seven countries and employs about 48,000 people. Opel/Vauxhall is General Motors lead brand in Europe.

A business unit of Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC, Raytheon Professional Services is a global leader in training services and outsourcing. With 900 learning professionals serving clients in more than 100 countries and 39 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 engagements. For more information, visit