9 consultancies win Excellence in Learning Award

30 January 2015 Consultancy.uk

Nine consulting firms were able to secure awards in the ‘Excellence in Learning’ category of the Brandon Hall Group Awards. The awards that recognise organisations that successfully developed programmes, strategies, systems and tools with measurable results were handed out in four categories on January 29 in Fort Lauderdale. Accenture was among the big winners and received 15 awards.

Brandon Hall Group Awards
The Brandon Hall Group Awards are awards that recognise companies that “have successfully developed and deployed the best programs, strategies, modules, processes, systems, and tools that have delivered measurable results.” The Awards were first handed out in 1995 and receives entries from organisations around the world ranging from small, medium, large, and global companies, to government, non-profits, and associations. The Awards are handed out in four overarching categories: ‘Excellence in Learning’, ‘Excellence in Talent Management & HR’, ‘Excellence in Sales and Marketing’, and ‘Excellence in Technology’, each of which has several subcategories and

The winners of the 20th edition of the Awards were announced yesterday, 29 January 2015, during the 2014 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards at the Hyatt Regency in Fort Lauderdale, the US, as part of the Human Capital Management Excellence Conference 2015.

BrandonHall Excellence Awards 2014

Excellence in Learning Awards
The subcategory ‘Excellence in Learning’ recognises best practices in learning and awards are handed out among 20 subcategories, including Best Custom Content, Best in Compliance Training, Best in Learning Strategy and Governance, Best Results of a Learning Program, Best Use of Mobile Learning, and Best Use of Virtual Worlds for Learning. Among the winners, nine consulting firms are to be found. An overview of their awards:

Accenture, Capgemini and PwC

Accenture was one of the big winners and secured 15 awards:
Best in Competencies and Skill Development: Silver
Best in Learning Technology Implementations: Silver and Bronze
Best Learning Measurement Approach: Gold and Bronze (Accenture Academy)
Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation: Gold and Bronze
Best Results of a Learning Program: Gold and Silver
Best Use of Blended Learning: Gold
Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning: Bronze
Best Use of Social/Collaborative Learning: Gold and Bronze
Best Use of Video for Learning: Gold and Silver

Capgemini’s University won two awards in this category:
Best Learning Team: Gold (Capgemini University)
Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning: Silver (Capgemini University) 

PwC went home with two awards:
Best Use of Blended Learning: bronze
Best Use of Mobile Learning: bronze 

IBM, KPMG and EY

IBM won four awards:
Best in Learning Strategy and Governance: Bronze
Best Custom Content: Silver
Best Use of Social/Collaborative Learning: Silver and Bronze 

KPMG was able to secure six awards:
Best Custom Content: Gold
Best Learning Measurement Approach: Bronze
Best in Competencies and Skill Development: Bronze
Best Learning Team: Gold
Best Use of Blended Learning: Bronze
Best Use of Performance Support: Gold

EY was awarded three awards:
Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation: Gold
Best Results of a Learning Program: Bronze
Best Use of Blended Learning: Silver

TATA Consultancy, Cognizant and Mercer

Tata Consultancy Services received three awards:
Best in Competencies and Skill Development: Silver
Best Custom Content: Gold
Best Use of Blended Learning: Bronze

Cognizant Technology Solutions was awarded with five awards:
Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation: Silver
Best Results of a Learning Program: Gold and Silver
Best Use of Blended Learning: Bronze
Best Use of Social/Collaborative Learning: Bronze

Mercer secured a Bronze award in the ‘Best Use of Blended Learning’ category.

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