AlliedBarton to showcase new training program at ASIS 2009

EDGE program features enhanced course offerings for security officers


ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - 09/15/09) - AlliedBarton Security Services, www.AlliedBarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, showcases the AlliedBarton EDGE, the company's award-winning, professionally designed and executed approach to training and development, at ASIS 2009, Booth #3300, from Sept. 21-24 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

AlliedBarton's training initiatives and training department have received notable awards including a Stevie Award from the American Business Awards and recognition as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies for the fourth consecutive year. "We are honored to be recognized by these prestigious organizations and are proud of our accessible and innovative training team," said Jim Gillece, AlliedBarton's Senior Vice President of Human Capital Management and Chief People Officer. "The key to the AlliedBarton EDGE is the implementation of a structured career path to engage and prepare employees for additional responsibilities and future opportunities."

"From eLearning through our learning management system to podcasts and on-the-job training, we offer a variety of learning options to our security personnel," said Rich Cordivari, Vice President of Learning and Development, who will be available to provide EDGE demos at the AlliedBarton booth, #3300. "Through the AlliedBarton EDGE, we strive to Educate, Develop, Grow and Engage every employee."

AlliedBarton has offered security officers and managers online training for years. The AlliedBarton EDGE takes training and development to the next level with enhanced course offerings, additional compliance functionality and more opportunities for employee growth and career development. The comprehensive online Learning Management System (LMS) provides multiple platforms including the Security Officers' EDGE, Managers' EDGE and Leaders' EDGE. AlliedBarton employees can log into the appropriate platform and complete a wide range of training modules. The system is interactive and easy to access, making learning and development opportunities available on demand at www.AlliedBartonEDGE.com.

"The learning and development opportunities we offer through the AlliedBarton EDGE help ensure that the personnel securing and managing security operations at our clients' sites are knowledgeable, motivated, and effective and that they live our Dare to be GREAT quality standards," adds Cordivari.
The AlliedBarton EDGE is comprised of a nationwide network of more than 100 trainers; online, classroom and self study modules; a mentoring program; industry-specific training; leadership training developed with a major university; and a host of other learning and development opportunities.