RISC & Praxis Technical Group Announce Partnership

Vancouver, B.C.- On Monday, February 16, 2004 Praxis Technical Group, Inc. (www.praxistech.com) a 19 year old Vancouver, B.C. based private e-Learning company and developer of customized content for global continuous process companies announced a partnership with RISC, Inc. (www.risc-inc.com) of Houston, Texas developers of the award winning Virtual Training Assistant Learning Management System.

This partnership illustrates the commitment of RISC and Praxis to greater client service. Clients will benefit from the integrated knowledge, experience and technology of both partners.

Sandy Gardner a BP Refinery trainer said:
“We here at the Cherry Point Refinery have had a long standing relationship with Praxis and have been very happy with their service and products. Now that we are using the VTA system to manage our training records, scheduling and delivery of online training, we are excited to hear about their partnership with RISC. We see this as a positive step that will allow better coordination & development of future training modules.”

Praxis clients need to impart specialized technical knowledge to their workforce in formats that are easily learned and retained. Generic training solutions do not provide the level of detail, value, and long term involvement that we provide Praxis can provide to its clients through customized solutions.

RISC’s focus in managing technical training requirements within in heavily-regulated industries makes this partnership extremely powerful. “RISC & Praxis are both working with clients that need to go above the status quo for training content and management. The ability to pool the two companies collective experience in training for process industries is a huge asset,” stated Duncan Welder, Business Development Manager for RISC.

About Praxis– Praxis has been supplying all types of training and knowledge management solutions internationally for more than 16 years. Praxis excels in all phases of development of Computer-Based, Web-Based, and Simulation-Based Training. Praxis training varies from relatively simple multi-media presentations to exceedingly complex fully scripted dynamic process simulations for operator training and aptitude testing. Praxis also provides strategic consulting services, systems design and development, instructional design, course content development, training administration systems, and knowledge management solutions. British Petroleum and Methanex Corp. are among Praxis’ valuable clients. For more information visit www.praxistech.com.

About RISC, Inc. – Founded in 1992, RISC, Inc. has been a pioneer in Learning Management software and received distinction as U.S. News and World Reports “Best of Breed” for LMS providers in 2001. The company’s Virtual Training Assistant suite, offered as an ASP or licensed software, is the culmination of more than a decade of continuous enhancement driven by customer and industry-solicited input. RISC software users represent leaders in a broad range of industry and government entities from BP, the City of Berkeley, Food Lion and Wescom Credit Union to NASA and the USDA Forest Service. For more details on RISC, visit www.risc-inc.com.