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Capgemini University is recipient of the prestigious Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards 2015

29 Jan 2016

Paris – Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has won two prestigious Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards 2015 for its contribution to developing innovative and business focused learning programs. Capgemini University was congratulated at the Brandon Hall annual Human Capital Management Excellence Conference, held at the end of January in Florida.

Now in its 21st year, the Brandon Hall Group Awards is a renowned industry platform which recognises leading companies from across the globe for successfully designing and implementing effective learning and development programs within their organisations.

Capgemini University won a gold medal for “Software Engineer of the Future MOOC1″ in the ‘Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program’ category. It was also awarded a silver medal for its “Engagement Manager Certification” in the ‘Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy’ category.

“We are delighted to be recognised once again in the Brandon Hall Group Awards for our learning programs that drive positive business and organisational outcomes,” said Steven Smith, Corporate Vice President, Capgemini University Director. “It is a testament to Capgemini University’s ongoing commitment to providing high quality learning programs to its employees globally. The Software Engineer of the Future MOOC and Engagement Manager Certification programs deliver flexible solutions that support both learning and delivery objectives and help accelerate the development of key groups of employees.”

“The high quality of work and commitment to driving business results among our award winners never fails to amaze me,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program. “The winning programs deliver meaningful business results to their organisations. Winning an Excellence Award is a great honour, but the real winners are the organisations themselves and their customers and clients because of the innovation and customer focus they demonstrate.”

The awards mark a consecutive win for Capgemini University, which also took home multiple learning awards in 2014.

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1MOOC: A massive open online course (MOOC) is a web-based distance learning program designed for participation by large numbers of geographically dispersed learners. MOOCs leverage social connections and interactions between participants to facilitate the exchange and retention of knowledge. They include learning through the use of peer-to-peer collaboration and support, ongoing assessment, competitive scoring, and provide learners with the choice and flexibility they need.

About Capgemini

With 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2014 global revenues of EUR 10.573 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organisation, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini

About CapgeminiUniversity

First established in 1987, Capgemini University offers innovative learning solutions to all its employees worldwide through its international world-class campus of Les Fontaines, near Paris, France; as well as through virtual and local classroom and a wealth of other e-learning programs. Capgemini University plays a key role in developing team skills and capabilities in line with the company’s strategy, priorities and client expectations in creating and delivering learning journeys for sustainable results on individual, community and group level. It provides learning from both in-house and from external providers through innovative learning programs based on our next generation learning principles and our collaborative approach. Capgemini University was the only Corporate University in the IT industry to be accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) in 2008 and in 2013 the University delivered more than 2.5 million learning hours to 110,425 employees across the Group.