Media 1 Interactive and REW Group Team Up To Provide Web-Based ISO and QS Courses

ISO Operations Training to be Available Via Any Internet Browser



Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Media 1 Interactive, Inc.

    NUNICA, Mich. and GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Media 1
 Interactive, Inc. and the REW Group today announced an agreement to develop
 web-based training courses for area companies seeking ISO 9000, ISO 14000, and
 QS-9000 certification for quality standards.
     Courses will utilize Flash(TM) animation developed by Media 1 to reinforce
 operational concepts and develop educational interactivity for each student.
 The alliance will offer an exclusive portfolio of five ISO-related courses,
 covering the ISO 9000 transition program, process-based auditing,
 documentation and implementation, aspects and impacts.  The first course is
 scheduled to be available June 1, 2001.
     Nunica, Mich.-based Media 1 Interactive is a leading developer of web-
 based training programs for business, with clients including Meijer, SPX
 Corporation and Hewlett-Packard.
     The Rand E. Winters Group (the REW Group) is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based
 business consulting firm specializing in ISO and QS certification.  Solutions
 Specialists, a Grand Rapids consultant in business operations and
 technologies, is also advising the REW Group on courseware content.
     "As custom developers of interactive web-delivered training, we are always
 looking for ways to help businesses effectively utilize the Internet's reach
 and efficiency," said Chris F. Willis, President of Media 1 Interactive.  "The
 REW Group has an outstanding track record in ISO training for a wide range of
 companies.  By bringing their courses alive on the web we will be able to
 increase both the effectiveness and accessibility of their training."
     Through this joint initiative, REW client companies can take advantage of:
 
     *  Interactive web-based training that engages participants, thereby
 allowing them to grasp new concepts in a shorter amount of time.
     *  Greater flexibility for participants to take a course at their pace and
 on their schedule.
     *  A new, cost-effective training solution to assure the success of ISO
 registration.
 
     "We are excited to have this opportunity to tap Media 1's eight years of
 expertise as we move to launch our first on-line training portfolio," said
 Rand Winters, President of Rand E. Winters Group, Inc. (REW).  "Web-based
 education represents a major new opportunity in the world of industrial
 training.  By offering on-line ISO courses, REW will be able to give our
 worldwide client base a convenient, cost-effective new delivery mechanism for
 the high-quality instruction they require."
     Founded in 1993, Media 1 Interactive, Inc. specializes in creating
 innovative web-based programming to help clients achieve their sales and
 performance goals.  Solutions by Media 1 include animated scenario-based
 training, just-in-time performance support tools and e-mercials that make
 technical products easy to understand.
     For more information about Media 1 Interactive, Inc., visit
 http://www.m1tech.com .
     Established in 1989, the Rand E. Winters Group, Inc. has helped over 600
 companies achieve their continuous-improvement goals.  This assistance has
 included helping clients achieve ISO 9000 or QS-9000 registration.
     For more information about REW Group, visit http://www.rewgroup.com .
 
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    NUNICA, Mich. and GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Media 1
 Interactive, Inc. and the REW Group today announced an agreement to develop
 web-based training courses for area companies seeking ISO 9000, ISO 14000, and
 QS-9000 certification for quality standards.
     Courses will utilize Flash(TM) animation developed by Media 1 to reinforce
 operational concepts and develop educational interactivity for each student.
 The alliance will offer an exclusive portfolio of five ISO-related courses,
 covering the ISO 9000 transition program, process-based auditing,
 documentation and implementation, aspects and impacts.  The first course is
 scheduled to be available June 1, 2001.
     Nunica, Mich.-based Media 1 Interactive is a leading developer of web-
 based training programs for business, with clients including Meijer, SPX
 Corporation and Hewlett-Packard.
     The Rand E. Winters Group (the REW Group) is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based
 business consulting firm specializing in ISO and QS certification.  Solutions
 Specialists, a Grand Rapids consultant in business operations and
 technologies, is also advising the REW Group on courseware content.
     "As custom developers of interactive web-delivered training, we are always
 looking for ways to help businesses effectively utilize the Internet's reach
 and efficiency," said Chris F. Willis, President of Media 1 Interactive.  "The
 REW Group has an outstanding track record in ISO training for a wide range of
 companies.  By bringing their courses alive on the web we will be able to
 increase both the effectiveness and accessibility of their training."
     Through this joint initiative, REW client companies can take advantage of:
 
     *  Interactive web-based training that engages participants, thereby
 allowing them to grasp new concepts in a shorter amount of time.
     *  Greater flexibility for participants to take a course at their pace and
 on their schedule.
     *  A new, cost-effective training solution to assure the success of ISO
 registration.
 
     "We are excited to have this opportunity to tap Media 1's eight years of
 expertise as we move to launch our first on-line training portfolio," said
 Rand Winters, President of Rand E. Winters Group, Inc. (REW).  "Web-based
 education represents a major new opportunity in the world of industrial
 training.  By offering on-line ISO courses, REW will be able to give our
 worldwide client base a convenient, cost-effective new delivery mechanism for
 the high-quality instruction they require."
     Founded in 1993, Media 1 Interactive, Inc. specializes in creating
 innovative web-based programming to help clients achieve their sales and
 performance goals.  Solutions by Media 1 include animated scenario-based
 training, just-in-time performance support tools and e-mercials that make
 technical products easy to understand.
     For more information about Media 1 Interactive, Inc., visit
 http://www.m1tech.com .
     Established in 1989, the Rand E. Winters Group, Inc. has helped over 600
 companies achieve their continuous-improvement goals.  This assistance has
 included helping clients achieve ISO 9000 or QS-9000 registration.
     For more information about REW Group, visit http://www.rewgroup.com .
 
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