Based on Popular White Paper, Webcast Tackles Common Outsourcing Questions

Mountain View, CA – May 21, 2009 – Expertus, a global provider of services that optimize the business impact of learning, today announced that an on-demand webcast, “Learning Operations on a Shrinking Budget” is now available at Brainshark at: The online webcast is an audio and PowerPoint presentation based on Expertus’ recent white paper, “A Guide to Successful SmartSourcingTM: Learning Operations on a Shrinking Budget – 7 Ways to Achieve More with Less,” available at Expertus’ information resource website, (direct link:

Two seasoned Expertus executives, Mohana Radhakrishnan and Kathleen Waid, lead the presentation, lending two decades of learning industry expertise to the topics. The presentation is produced by Expertus, which was recently named a “Top 20 Learning Outsourcing Provider” by Training Outsourcing, Inc.

“This webcast defines the concept and benefits of SmartSourcing – what it is and how it can dramatically impact your organization,” said Ramesh Ramani, Founder and CEO of Expertus. “Training budgets have been decimated by the shaky economy and everyone is looking for ways to do even more with less training budget. This presentation addresses these issues and much more.”

Schneble and Waid share applicable tips and tools for learning leaders who are interested in how to approach, research and understand outsourcing. The webcast offers tips and worksheets regarding learning operations outsourcing – including how to differentiate among Body Shops, generic Business Process Outsourcers (BPOs) and Learning Business Process Outsourcers (LBPOs). The webcast offers a guide to successful SmartSourcing and a outline of what to investigate when considering potential partners.

To download the white paper, visit: For additional resources, visit: To view the webcast, go to:

Expertus offers to organizations of all sizes learning services, strategies and solutions focused on aligning training with business objectives. Services include, but are not limited to, learning management consulting, SmartSourcing services, and learning technology services. Among recently retained clients are Autodesk, Baker Petrolite and SuperValu. Visit for full explanations of Expertus’ suite of offerings.

About Expertus

Expertus is the leading global provider of services that optimize the business impact of learning. For more than a decade, the firm’s 500+ learning management professionals have defined and implemented plans, processes and technologies that transform training organizations – creating measurable business value for the world’s most successful corporations. Clients include ADP, Cisco, ConocoPhillips, EMC, Honeywell and Lockheed Martin. Every day at these and other companies, more than a million employees, customers and business partners are educated as a result of Expertus’ innovative business strategies, outsourcing services and technology-rich solutions.

Based in Silicon Valley, Expertus serves its clients from offices in the US, UK and India. For more information, visit, or call toll-free 1-877-827-8160.