EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards recognise five outstanding partnerships between companies and learning providers.
EFMD is an international network of business schools, companies and consultancies. Now in its 4th year the EFMD Excellence in Practice Awardsrecognise and promote outstanding partnerships between companies and learning and development providers.
"I would like to warmly congratulate the winners of the EFMD Excellence in Practice Award. The EFMD Award is growing in prestige and at a time when learning and development faces many challenges it is extremely satisfying for EFMD to see and reward exceptional programmes, partnerships and alliances that demonstrate the very best of what can be achieved through collaboration in executive, workforce, talent and organizational development," said Prof. Eric Cornuel, Director General & CEO of EFMD.
The five winners will be presenting their cases during a workshop at theEFMD Annual Conferenceon 6-8th June 2010 in Germany.
Category: Executive Development MAN SE & WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management & Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, Executive Education Centre "Engineering the Future: A Transformational Learning Journey"
Category: Organisational Development The National Trust & Ashridge Consulting Ltd "Developing Internal Consulting Capability within the National Trust"
Category: Professional Development HSBC North America Learning and Development & Lake Forest Graduate School of Management "Partnership in the Design, Development and Delivery of the Advanced Consulting Skills Program"
Category: Talent Development Pon Holdings B.V. & ORMIT B.V. "Developing a sustainable supply of leaders"
Category: Special Cases Prism Venture Capital & KickApps Startup & Bentley University "An innovative Case of Synergistic Learning and Development between Venture Capital, Start-up and University"
"This year we received close to 40 entries for the EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards and despite the challenging economic times the cases clearly show that learning and development efforts which focus on 'business impact' and align with the strategic priorities of the companies involved have continued. Developing people, enhancing skills and providing a learning environment are essential components of a differentiating human capital strategy for any company and the diversity of the winners is testament to this," said Dr. Richard Straub, Director of Development at EFMD.
The winning cases and further details including testimonials are available via the EFMD website www.efmd.org/eip