GE Transportation Launches Online University Designed for Customers
Erie, Pa. -– GE Transportation (NYSE:GE), the world’s leading provider of innovative products and services in the rail, marine, mining and stationary power industries, has established GE Transportation University to help its customers solve their toughest challenges.
Developed to deliver consistent and comprehensive employee training for operators and technicians, GE Transportation University offers online eLearning, training videos and classroom courses designed to provide access to the latest product information, reduce downtime, ramp up employee knowledge and increase revenues. Classroom courses are taught by trainers certified by GE for classroom instruction.
GE Transportation University’s courses are intended to strengthen employee knowledge and competency which willenable them to more efficiently recognize, diagnose, service and repairGE locomotives and diesel engines. The easy-to-use online courses offera wide variety of learning aids such as how-to videos, interactive activities, quizzes, operator training simulations and 3D animations so operators and technicians can better understand GE Transportation’s engines and components.
“GE Transportation University’s extensive use of 3D interactive animations as well as courses beingavailablein six languages provide usersand customerswith an anytime, anywhere training solution,”said Max Herrell, GE Transportation’s Global Services training leader. “The curriculumaddresses a retiring workforce, high turnover and high travel costs with a cost-efficient, highly engaging training experience.”
Participants can complete the courses at their convenience and at their own pace. The self-directed courses are delivered through several mediums, including iPads, iPhones, tablets, androids, Blackberries and PCs. Future plans call for built-in social networking and communication tools such as live chats, forums, Wikis and WebEx meetings.
GE Transportation University’s course material is continually evolving. Customers also have the abilitycustomize courses to more precisely fit their unique training needs. These packages are offered in Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond editions.
About GE Transportation
GE Transportation, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for surface mining trucks, underground mining equipment, energy storage systems, and value-added services help customers grow. GE Transportation employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide.
For more information, visit www.getransportation.com.