Webinar: Learning Awards 101

This 90-minute interactive session is designed to get your entire team ready to engage in a coordinated, effective process to secure the awards and recognition your learning program deserves.

You will:

  • Find out what makes a learning program a winner in the eyes of judges
  • Establish a clear context and focus for your team’s award efforts
  • Assess your readiness
  • Identify your essential next steps

Deb will lead up to 10 of your team members through a 90-minute interactive online presentation that covers:

  • Rationale – a brief review of why winning matters
  • Awards 101 – types, timing, who gives them and why
  • Award Compatibility – approaches to finding your ideal match(es)
  • 4 Fundamentals of a Winning Programs™ – what winners have in common
  • 4 Realms of Impact™ – an approach to describing the difference learning makes
  • 7 Tips on How to Win Awards – the most important things to know to win (also included as a pre-read PDF)

Resources include pre-work (Deb’s useful guide “7 Tips on How to Win Awards” and videos, available free online) plus Deb’s proprietary worksheets, including:

  • 4+4 Learning Program Profile: a worksheet that captures the four fundamentals and the four realms of impact
  • Learning Program “Mad Lib”: a quick and easy yet powerful way to capture essential program information and create a snapshot of an initiative, its genesis and its impact
  • Award Strategy SCILL Decision Drivers: An approach to award targeting based on L&D Strengths, competitors, desired Image, leadership priorities, and opportunities to leverage wins.

Tell Deb what you need. This webinar can be customized for your organization’s specific needs and readiness level.

Contact Deb to find out more.

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Learning Program and Team Awards 2009-2014


ASTD Excellence in Practice

Technical Training Award
Training Management Citation (for new programs)
Learning Technology Citation
Workplace Learning & Collaboration–Leadership Development (x2) Award, Citation
Workplace Learning & Collaboration–Onboarding Citation
Sales Enablement Citation

Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning

Best Custom Content Gold
Best in Learning Strategy and Governance Gold
Best Leadership Development Program Gold
Best Innovation in Learning Technology Silver
Best Leadership Sales Training Silver
Best Integration of Learning and Talent Management Bronze
Best Use of Games for Learning Bronze

Brandon Hall Technology Excellence

Best Advance in Social Learning Technology Gold

CLO Magazine Learning in Practice

Technology Innovation Gold, Division 1
Innovation Gold, Division 1
Business Impact Gold, Division 2
Business Impact Bronze, Division 2


Learning Organization Ranking Awards


American Society for Training & Development

ASTD BEST #1 (up from #32 in one year)
#2 (up from #37 in two years)

ELearning! Media Group

Learning! 100 #1 (first year on list)

Chief Learning Officer Magazine

LearningElite #1, #4

Training Magazine

 Training Top 125 #1, #2 (up from #41 in one year)