Our goal is to host an awards program that honors excellence, and also offers participants the opportunity to improve their organizations going forward.
Corona, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2012
Elearning! Media Group, publishers of Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, announced the call for applications today for the Learning! 100 Award program. The Learning! 100 Award will recognize up to 100 organizations for their best-in-class learning and development programs, embraced by an integrated learning culture that creates outstanding organizational performance. This research-based program will honor organizations of all sizes, including non-profit, for-profit and government agencies.
In its third year, Learning! 100 winners span the private and public sectors including education al institutions and non-profits. Pass winners include the Department of Defense, Starbucks, AT&T, American Heart Association and Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Learning! 100 Award program has a solid research-based approach that offers firms a level playing field despite size, and post-awards learning opportunities to improve firm rankings in subsequent years. The Learning! 100 applicants will be evaluated across three criterion; Aberdeen Group’s Best-in-Class Learning & Development assessment, EMG’s Learning Culture index and overall organizational performance. Each submission will receive a rating for each section, and scores will be totaled to determine the Learning! 100.
“Our goal is to host an awards program that honors excellence, and also offers participants the opportunity to improve their organizations going forward. This is why we partnered with Aberdeen Group as our research partner,” reports Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group.
“Aberdeen’s research is all about understanding what drives organizational performance, and the power to capture and transfer knowledge, and deliver learning in new ways is one of the keys to unlocking that success,” said Mollie Lombardi, Vice President, Human Capital Management, Aberdeen Group. “We’re pleased to bring our unique research methodology for defining Best-in-Class learning performance to the Learning! 100 Award program.”
We are pleased to announce the following timetable for the 2013 Learning! 100 Awards:
December 1, 2012 – Applications Open
March 15, 2013 – Applications Close
April 15, 2013 – Aberdeen Best in Class Report Published
May 1, 2013 – Finalist Selected and Notified
August 26, 2013 – Learning! 100 Awards Dinner & Reception at Enterprise Learning! Conference. Winners featured in Elearning! Media Awards Edition
August 2013 to July 2014 – Learning! 100 Web Seminar Series
Fall 2013 to Summer 2014 – Learning! 100 organizations present at Enterprise Learning! Events
Who Should Apply
Corporate, government and non-profit organizations are eligible. We welcome applications from organizations of all sizes, across industries, around the world. Vendors and PR representatives may submit applications on behalf of their clients.
There is only one category for award consideration: Learning! 100. Each applicant will be scored and ranked based upon the research-based criteria. Each applicant will receive rating and ranking details after winners are announced.
How to Apply
We invite all firms to apply for the Learning! 100 by clicking here. Whether your firm is large or small, learning is department-led or enterprise-wide, all enterprises should apply. Corporate, government and non-profit organizations are eligible. We welcome applications from organizations of all sizes, across industries, around the world. Vendors and PR representatives may submit applications on behalf of their clients.
About Learning! 100 Award Hosts
Aberdeen Group’s Human Capital Management practice hosts leading-edge research on learning, talent and human resources. Aberdeen conducts primary research studies from a pool of 500,000 participants. The results of each research survey are indexed and tabulated using a proprietary analytical framework that provides a solid basis for deriving fact-based analysis and findings. Aberdeen’s research provides specific insight by industry, sector, company size and geography, as well as job role, business process and technology.
In its 13th year, Elearning! Media Group provides executives a roadmap to building a high-performance organization by focusing on industry best practices, real-world case studies, trends, analysis, technologies and services. The award-winning magazine portfolio has earned 11 Western Publications Association awards for editorial excellence. Elearning! Media Group consists of 11 brands including: Elearning! magazine, Government Elearning! magazine, e-zines, E-News, Alerts, Elearning! Summits and Web sites are produced by B2B Media Company, LLC. Learn more at: http://www.2elearning.com. ## END ##