HAWTHORNE, N.Y., May 3, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartPros Ltd. (Nasdaq:SPRO), a leader in the field of accredited professional education and corporate training, today announced it was awarded the 2009 Bronze Medal for "Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning" by Brandon Hall Research. The award was given for SmartPros' eCampus™ Portal Learning Management System, a robust toolset for managing and deploying corporate training and accredited continuing education programs via live Webcasts and/or pre-recorded video-based course modules. "We believe this award recognizes SmartPros' eCampus as a best-of-breed Learning Management System, and highlights our commitment to our clients and shareholders in that we've invested in technology and content delivery capabilities that keep us in the forefront of the ever-changing demands of the corporate training and accredited education marketplace," said Allen Greene, SmartPros' Chairman and CEO. SmartPros' eCampus was designed to meet the needs of its clients of all sizes, including Fortune 1000 companies, as well as major firms and associations in each of its professional markets. eCampus features student management for any size enterprise or association, video and/or multimedia course development tools, testing and survey components, student training and continuing education curriculum tools and an ecommerce engine for clients wishing to re-sell online or offline training materials. In addition, SmartPros offers over 2,000 off-the-shelf learning modules for the accounting, finance, insurance, banking, legal, IT and engineering marketplaces. "This award showcases SmartPros' commitment to our clients and our global development team's ability to listen and adapt our applications to fit the client's needs," said Joseph Fish, SmartPros' EVP and CTO. "Our team has put in countless hours working on the little things that separate the good from the great, and I believe this award is an acknowledgement of their hard work." The Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards are presented by Brandon Hall Research, one of the leading research firms in training and development. The Learning Technology Awards program showcases innovations in the products in the marketplace for creating and managing learning, talent, and performance.