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Raytheon wins two 2014 'Learning In Practice' awards for employee training and development

Honored by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for helping customers develop e-learning and blended technology practices

DULLES, Va., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been recognized as a  2014 Chief Learning Officer magazine  'Learning in Practice' award winner in the  'Excellence in E-Learning' and 'Excellence in Blended Learning' categories. The two Learning In Practice Awards, earned in partnership with RPS' customer NCR Corporation, honor RPS for its strong analytical approach and strategic learning development solutions.

"The Learning in Practice awards are a validation of the outstanding training and business results our customers continue to achieve within their organizations," said Dave Letts, vice president of Raytheon Professional Services. "Our team places a priority on analyzing the business impact that learning has across an organization and building the learning strategy to meet critical goals. This makes our services a differentiator for our customers."

RPS' award winning e-learning and blended learning practices help organizations achieve measurable results such as:

  • improved time-to-competency for new hire on-boarding
  • an increase in the quantity and effectiveness of training delivered
  • reduced  training costs
  • enterprise-wide performance improvement

"The Learning In Practice Awards recognize transformational and visionary leaders in enterprise education," said Mike Prokopeak, editor-in-chief of Human Capital Media, which publishes Chief Learning Officer magazine. "This year, we received more than 200 nominations across 15 categories, and our panel of expert judges has determined these finalists are the industry leaders who truly champion innovation and transform it into value for their organizations."

The CLO Learning in Practice awards are held annually and recognize learning leaders who demonstrate excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs through a combination of qualities such as leadership, vision, business acumen and strategic alignment. RPS was selected as a finalist after a panel of judges, composed of industry experts and executives from some of the world's largest and most-respected companies, reviewed and evaluated their contributions to the learning industry. 

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.

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