TRAINING MAGAZINE NAMES CAPELLA UNIVERSITY EDITOR’S PICK FOR BEST COMPLIANCE TRAINING

September 29, 2006

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2006 — Training Magazine has named Capella University, an accredited online university and a leader in online education, its Editor’s Pick for Best Compliance Training for its Ethic Education training program for employees. The award will be presented to Capella at the Training Solutions Conference in Denver from October 23 -25.  “Ethics Education is a training program that builds upon Capella’s long history of acting ethically and the high value the university places on honesty, fair, and ethical business practices,” said Tom Godfrey, a course developer at Capella. “Ethics Education not only teaches Capella policies, but also tests employees on their ability to appropriately apply these ethical policies in common workplace situations.” 

Capella’s new Ethics Education initiative uses simulations, self-paced tutorials, and assessments to ensure employees fully understand how Capella’s policies and procedures apply to their work experience. Capella has committed to training every employee on its corporate compliance program.  More than 120 companies—such as Boeing, Johnson & Johnson, Farmers Insurance, and Xerox—have selected Capella University as an education provider and offer tuition discounts and reimbursement for their employees. 

About Capella University
Founded in 1993, Capella University is an accredited* online university that offers graduate degree programs in business, information technology, education, human services, and psychology, and bachelor’s degree programs in business and information technology. Within those areas, Capella offers 76 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 16 certificate specializations. The online university currently serves 16,000 students from all 50 states and 63 countries. It is a national leader in online education, committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth.

Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in
Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1-888-CAPELLA (227 3552).

*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, located at 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456, www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org. 

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Learn more about earning an online degree at Capella University: online education (http://www.capella.edu/online_education.aspx), online college (http://www.capella.edu/online_college_degree_programs.aspx), distance learning (http://www.capella.edu/distance_learning.aspx), online university (http://www.capella.edu/online_university.aspx), online learning (http://www.capella.edu/online-learning-degree-programs.aspx).

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