Awards will be given in the following categories:
Effective Learning in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
This award acknowledges an organization with fewer than 2,500 employees that has successfully leveraged Skillsoft's learning assets and/or platform to achieve the organization's overall business goals. Nominees in this category demonstrate how they adapt learning to the fast-paced and evolving landscape of a small and medium size business environment.
Talent Development Champion of the Year
This award honors an organization's HR or L&D champion who has achieved exceptional and consistent success throughout the year. This individual shows remarkable skills and innovation in delivering a successful learning program by leveraging relevant content and/or a learning and talent solution. In addition, this person serves as an ambassador for talent development and has used innovation and ingenuity in their programs to better his/her organization through learning.
Program of the Year
This award recognizes an organization that has developed and implemented an integrated learning program utilizing Skillsoft content and/or the SumTotal learning and talent solutions with measurable successful results. Outstanding learning programs have clearly defined challenges that require unique solutions to make the program a success. Award-winning programs are multifaceted, take into consideration different learning styles, and feature a variety of modalities that infuse a renewed energy about learning and development across the organization.
Best IT and Technical Skills Development
This award honors a Skillsoft client with a comprehensive IT training program that caters to IT professionals' demanding and unpredictable schedules. Winning programs address the complex and broad range of competencies that make up today's IT needs, covering a complete range of IT skills from desktop aptitude to programming and web development through to certification prep. Nominees effectively address the complexities of technology while keeping pace with the ever changing standards and systems.
Empowering Continuous Talent Development
This award honors an organization that leverages the Skillsoft and SumTotal talent suite to achieve success by effectively embedding learning into workflow to support their business needs. By leveraging the Skillsoft and SumTotal platform, nominees empower employees to take charge of their professional development, promote knowledge sharing and generate impact.
Compliance and Ethics Excellence
This award recognizes an organization that has taken steps to mitigate risks while promoting ethical behavior amongst employees. The organization cultivates an ethical culture within a rich learning environment where training is an integral part of the overall compliance program. Employees are trained to address uncertainty while working together to achieve business objectives.
Impacting Learning in Higher Education and the Public Sector
This award recognizes a higher education or public sector organization that has developed and implemented a best-in-class integrated learning or talent program that demonstrated strong results. Winning programs are broad in scope, reach across the organization and cover a wide range of key subject areas. Programs feature innovation to overcome challenges and realize success.
Inspiring Leadership Development
This award will be given to an organization with an effective leadership development program that successfully inspires leadership development. Nominees' programs should empower individuals to be better leaders to achieve maximum employee engagement and productivity. The leadership development program should be flexible and embedded into the organization so leaders can fit learning into their busy schedules.