CANTERBURY CONSULTING GROUP INC

CANTERBURY CONSULTING GROUP INC

Previous company name
CANTERBURY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INC
Name change date
6/20/1997
Company Overview
Canterbury Consulting Group Inc, formerly known as Canterbury Information Technology, Inc., is engaged in the provision of broad based information technology, management consulting services, and training to both corporate and government clients. The company was founded in 1981. It has its headquarters located in Medford, New Jersey in the United States. It has six operating subsidiaries with offices located in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Ohio, Minnesota, Georgia and Texas.
Canterbury Consulting Group is one of the leading information technology products, consulting services and training programs providers. It has two operational segments, namely: training and consulting and value-added hardware reseller.
The training and consulting segment is responsible for providing a variety of technical and management training services, such as hardware and software products, as well as business skill topics. The value-added reseller segment is involved in the provision of hardware and software solutions to the Mid-Atlantic market. The company’s consulting services comprise programming, systems integration, network security, and network management.
Business Summary
Canterbury Consulting Group, Inc. is engaged in the business of providing information technology products, services and training to commercial and government clients. Canterbury comprises four operating subsidiaries with offices located in New Jersey, New York and Maryland. The focus of the Canterbury companies is to become a part of its clients’ information technology solution, designing and applying the products, services and training to help them achieve an advantage by helping their employees to succeed. The Company’s subsidiaries offer distance learning solutions, management training programs, customized learning solutions for enterprise resource planning (ERP) and client relationship management (CRM), Web development, systems engineering and training consulting, technical and desktop applications and hardware sales and support. Canterbury is organized into two operating segments: training and consulting, and value-added hardware reseller.
Description and history
Canterbury Consulting Group, Inc., incorporated on March 19, 1981, is engaged in the business of providing information technology products, services and training to commercial and government clients. Canterbury comprises four operating subsidiaries with offices located in New Jersey, New York and Maryland. The focus of the Canterbury companies is to become a part of its clients’ information technology solution, designing and applying the products, services and training to help them achieve an advantage by helping their employees to succeed. The Company’s subsidiaries offer distance learning solutions, management training programs, customized learning solutions for enterprise resource planning (ERP) and client relationship management (CRM), Web development, systems engineering and training consulting, technical and desktop applications and hardware sales and support. Canterbury is organized into two operating segments: training and consulting, and value-added hardware reseller.

Training and Consulting

During the fiscal year ended November 30, 2003, the Company formed a wholly owned subsidiary, Canterbury Corporate University, Inc. (CCU) for the purpose of consolidating and leveraging the sales and marketing efforts of its training and consulting operations. The Company purchased a CRM product to coordinate, track and measure the sales and marketing efforts of the entire sales staff.

Canterbury’s Computer Applications Learning Center (CALC), which is renamed CALC/Canterbury, is a computer software training company. CALC has trained corporate workers and managers at its training centers in New York and New Jersey and onsite at Fortune 1000 corporations. CALC/Canterbury is a technical education center and an authorized center for CISCO certified training, as well as CAT and VUE testing. CALC/Canterbury is authorized to provide continuing education units and is an approved sponsor of Continuing Professional Education for Certified Public Accountant’s in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. CALC/Canterbury’s technical services division offers technology project management, software development, hardware and software installations, Web and industry specific Website development. CALC/Canterbury also offers e-commerce enabled, Internet-based training through Canterbury’s Online University, as well as custom-designed Web delivered courses and instruction.

In September 2001, the Company acquired User Technology Services, Inc. (Usertech), a technology consulting organization specializing in custom learning solutions for corporations in the United States. Usertech has consultants and account managers throughout the United States. Usertech designs, develops and delivers employee training programs in support of client systems implementations using a blend of traditional (instructor-led) and electronic (Web-based Training and computer-based training) delivery modes. The Company’s expertise is in ERP and CRM application systems. Training for PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP and Seibel software installations are the cornerstone of the business.

Canterbury’s Motivational Systems, Inc., renamed MSI/Canterbury Corp., is a management and sales training company. Motivational Systems has trained managers and sales professionals from Fortune 1000 companies. Motivational Systems conducts a variety of seminars in management and team development, selling and negotiating, interpersonal communication, executive development, organizational problem solving and project management.

Value Added Hardware Reseller

U.S. Communications, Inc. (USC) is a value-added reseller of desktop and server computer systems to governments, as well as commercial private sector companies in the mid-Atlantic market. USC provides a range of information technology services other than hardware procurement and installation. Other products and services include software, consulting and network design and management. After the acquisition, Canterbury changed the name of U.S. Communications to USC/Canterbury Corp.

Canterbury resells Hewlett-Packard personal computers and servers as stand-alone desktops, workstations and complete networks. No inventory is maintained onsite, as most equipment is drop-shipped to the customer location. The consulting and network design services are provided as a value-added product to the customer base, as they look for a solution to their information technology needs.

Business Line
Engaged in the provision broad based information technology, management consulting services, and training to both corporate and government clients
Subsidiary
CALC/CANTERBURY CORP.
Advisor
BARATZ & ASSOCIATES
IPO date

US SIC Code
7379
Company Address
Suite 200
352, Stokes Road
City province or state postal code
08055, MEDFORD, NJ
Phone: +1 609 953 0044
Fax: +1 609 953 0062
Country address: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Website url: www.canterburyciti.com