AlliedBarton honored by Training magazine

Security firm receives magazine’s Top 125 training companies award for fourth consecutive year


CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - February 10, 2009) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, launches the AlliedBarton EDGE, the company's professionally designed and executed approach to training and development which includes eLearning through an enhanced Learning Management System. This launch is even more celebrated with their recognition as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies for the fourth consecutive year.

This enhanced eLearning offering provides AlliedBarton employees with on-demand access to learning modules important to current roles and in preparation for additional responsibilities and career advancement.

"Educate, Develop, Grow and Engage is what the AlliedBarton EDGE is all about," explained Rich Cordivari, Vice President of Learning and Development. "Through the EDGE, AlliedBarton is again leading the industry in training. Learning is our foundation, and our placement on Training magazine's Top 125 list for the fourth consecutive year is something we are extremely proud of as we continue to grow into a world-class learning organization."

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 through the LMS and more opportunities for employee growth and career development. The comprehensive online LMS provides multiple platforms including the Security Officers' EDGE(SM), Managers' EDGE(SM) and Leaders' EDGE(SM). 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.

These learning opportunities result in better prepared and engaged security teams at customer sites. "Training for entry level employees is not enough," said Cordivari. "A true learning culture constantly focuses on learning and development and makes these opportunities available to all levels, in multiple formats, at all times."

The AlliedBarton EDGE is comprised of a nationwide network of more than 140 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. These opportunities foster continuous learning and training compliance designed to exceed customer expectations.

AlliedBarton educates clients on the EDGE through a virtual tour at www.AlliedBartonEDGE.com that gives security leaders an insider's view of what AlliedBarton has to offer. With an emphasis on learning that begins even before an employee is hired, AlliedBarton's passion for learning is a fundamental part of the company's culture.