Capgemini Wins at Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

| Press release
Paris, October 22, 2012 — Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced it has been awarded three Learning Excellence Awards by the Brandon Hall Group. Capgemini Italy won Gold for the 'Best Use of Blended Learning' and Capgemini University, part of the Capgemini Group, won Silver for 'Best Use of Mobile Learning' for the Capgemini Consulting Sales Program and Bronze for ‘Best in Compliance training’ for the Capgemini Confidentiality Training Program.

Steven Smith, Director, Capgemini University said “We are proud to receive these awards which recognize our global excellence in training and development. It is testament to Capgemini University‟s high standards, best practices and innovative learning methods within the industry.”

  • The Capgemini ‘Blended Learning Program’, developed with GlobalEnglish Corporation, a leading global enterprise provider of on-demand Business English solutions, uses a combination of online learning with virtual one-on-one coaching sessions to accelerate the development of global employees’ Business English capabilities in Italy.
  • The Capgemini ‘Best use of Mobile Learning Program’ was an initiative aimed at providing continuous learning and development to a mobile workforce. It provided online practical modules to Capgemini consultants to help accelerate learning prior to an external workshop.
  • The Capgemini ‘Confidentiality Program’ was an important initiative to raise aware around data confidentiality in light of new mobile technology and stringent data protection laws. The eLearning module provided information to Capgemini employees on how to manage customer data confidentiality.

  • The Brandon Hall Group Excellence award is a prestigious global awards program. Currently in its 18th year, the awards include several categories that cover functional areas that are responsible for driving performance within an organization. Every year several companies vie for these awards which are often called the ‘Academy Awards’ by Learning, Talent and Business Executives. The award submissions are judged by eminent people from the industry.

    About Capgemini
    With around 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2011 global revenues of EUR 9.7 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience™, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.
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    Capgemini University
    First established in 1987, Capgemini University offers training to all its employees worldwide through its three international Centers of Excellence (Les Fontaines, near Paris; Hyderabad in India, and Chicago in the United States), but also through its e-learning program, „MyLearning‟ set up in 2004. Capgemini University plays a key role in developing team skills and capabilities in line with the company’s strategy, priorities and client expectations. It provides training both in-house and from external providers and creates innovative learning methods that facilitate and develop community networking.
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