SOURCE: Avilar

September 17, 2008 13:53 ET

Upcoming Avilar Events Help Organizations Leverage Competency Management

COLUMBIA, MD--(Marketwire - September 17, 2008) -


WHO:     Avilar, Inc., a leading provider of competency management and
         learning management solutions

WHAT:    Will present two one-day workshops designed for HR professionals
         who are seeking a deeper understanding of the role of competency
         management

WHEN:    Tuesday, September 23, 2008 and Thursday, October 23, 2008 from
         8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT

WHERE:   The September workshop will be held in Columbia, Md.
         The October workshop will be held in the San Jose/Santa Clara,
         Calif. area

DETAILS: Competency management enables organizations to achieve their
         strategic talent management initiatives.  Presented by Avilar's
         director of Workforce Development Solutions, Christine Hipple,
         these interactive workshops will give participants the tools and
         methods needed to plan, research, draft, test and use competency
         models.

         The fee for the workshop is $299, which includes the one-day
         event, a 100-page workbook, and lunch. To register, visit
         http://www.avilar.com/about_us/workshops_CM_Basics.html.

         For those organizations unable to attend a workshop, Avilar offers
         individualized Web-based delivery of this learning session.  For
         more information about scheduling a workshop for your company,
         please visit
         http://www.avilar.com/about_us/workshops_CM_Basics.html

About Avilar Technologies

Formed in 1997 and known as The Competency Company™, Avilar Technologies provides web-based competency management and learning solutions for the corporate, government and academic sectors. Avilar's competency-based approach to workforce development is delivered through two product lines: WebMentor® LMS and WebMentor® Skills. Both are available on-demand via the software-as-a-service model, as well as on-premise software solutions.

One of the pioneers in the e-learning marketplace, Avilar is the recipient of the Excellence in E-Learning for Customer Satisfaction award from Brandon Hall and E-Learning Magazine, and was cited by Training Magazine as top "Price-to-Value" provider. More information about Avilar can be accessed at www.avilar.com