The EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards attract case studies showcasing outstanding Learning and Development (L&D) partnerships. Fields might include Leadership, Professional, Talent or Organization Development and the programme described in the case should be deployed by an organisation either together with its in-house L&D unit or with an external L&D provider (Business School, Exec Education Center, etc...).
Case-studies must demonstrate Operational Excellence (e.g. sustainable partnership & effective learning environment etc.); Excellent Programme Management (e.g. design, delivery, evaluation, selection methodology of participants etc.); and above all Strong Business Impact (e.g. alignment with corporate strategy, impact for company, incorporation in corporate HR processes etc.).
The 2010 winners included:
Sustaining Partnership - Ashridge and the National Trust
Transforming IT managers - HSBC and LFGSM
Leveraging the University Classroom - Prism, KickApps and Bentley University
Search for leaders starts at home - Pon and ORMIT
Engineering the future - MAN ,WHU and Saïd Busines School
The Global Focus Special Issue provides an executive report on the 5 winning cases of 2010 click here. The EFMD Research Report "Partnerships in Learning and Development" provides an insight into the ideas and methods behind successful partnerships click here.
Are you interested in participating in 2011? Please consult the detailed assignment brief and submission guidelines. The deadline for the submission of cases for the 2011 Award is: 1st May 2011. An information session webinar will be organised on the 3rd March. Registration is required.
The EFMD Excellence in Practice Award attracts case studies describing an effective and impactful Leadership and Development intervention. These programmes can be deployed by an organisation (company, public sector, charity etc..) either together with their inhouse L&D organisation or with an external L&D provider.
The specific Learning and Development domain in which the intervention is situated can be:
- Leadership Development
- Professional Development
- Talent Development
- Organisation Development
All partners must act as a team and contribute to the case study to ensure a balanced view.
Winning cases will be featured extensively across the EFMD network and published by Emerald Group Publishing.
For any additional information, please contact:
Florence Grégoire, Manager, Corporate Services, +32 (0)2 629 08 37