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2019-2020 Excellence in Practice Award Winners List

Monday, July 20, 2020

The Association for Talent Development's Excellence in Practice Awards recognize organizations that break boundaries and continue to progress the field of talent development. Click on company names for profiles of their award-winning talent development efforts. (Also recognized by ATD this year are the 2020 BEST Award winners.)

Accenture, Dublin, Ireland
Information Security Advocate Program


Aditya Birla Group, Mumbai, India
Talent Management Process

Akamai Technologies, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Excellence in Learning Success & Measurement - The Leadership Academies

Ameriprise Financial, Minneapolis, Minnesota
4Cs of Service Culture

AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Oncology Training & Development -OTD Depot

Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Virginia Beach, Virginia
FAA Certification Exam Preparation

Chailease Finance, Taipei, Taiwan
Management Associate Program

China Life Insurance Company Limited, Beijing, China
Empowering Sales – The Construction and Promotion of the Mobile Learning Platform

China Mobile Communications, Beijing, China
Competence Training and Certification Practice for Technicians

China Telecommunications Corporation, Shanghai, China
Triangle Teams' Action Learning for Sales Increase

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, Zug, Swizerland
Fast Forward Programs to Accelerate Development for TURN to Next Leadership Level

Cognizant, Teaneck, New Jersey
Aspiring Architect Program | Skill Transformation Framework for an Effective Learning Organization | New Hire Orientation for U.S. Healthcare Claims Process in an Outsourcing Company; Headstart GenC Program

Combined Insurance, Chicago, Illinois
Latino Sales Training Program

Davenport University, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Leadership Academy for University Faculty and Staff

DTCC, Jersey City, New Jersey
Leadership Development for All Employees - A Cultural Transformation

Emerson Electric, St. Louis, Missouri
Making Leadership Best Practice Our Common Practice

Farm Bureau Financial Services, West Des Moines, Iowa
Sales Coaching

FedEx Office, Plano, Texas
Team Member Onboarding Experience

GF Securities, Guangzhou, China
Reserve Management Talent Training Program (V2.0)

GQR, New York, New York
Learning & Development Foundation Program

HCL Technologies, Noida, India
LeadX: Lead by Experience | Scalable, Sustainable and Business-Relevant Training to Improve Deployment

Houston Methodist Houston, Texas
Pathway to Unparalleled

Infosys Limited, Bangalore, India
Compass - Digital Career Platform

International Association of Drilling Contractors, Houston, Texas
Well Control Training and Gap Identification in the O&G Industry

ITC Limited, Kolkata, India
Enhancing Learning Effectiveness by Leveraging Technology

Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Patient Access Call Center

KT Corporation, Seoul, South Korea
No.1 Workshop - A Platform for Communication and Cooperation

MTR Corporation, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong
Driving Service Excellence for Customer Service Ambassadors


Navy Federal Credit Union, Vienna, Virginia
IT Talent Optimization Pipeline Program

NetEase Games, Guangzhou, China
New Employee Training Program: Game Development Process Action Learning | Spiderman Program - Management Talent Development for New Team Leaders

Panda Restaurant Group, Rosemead, California
Great Operations Curriculum

PepsiCo, Purchase, New York

Porter Davis Homes Docklands, Australia
Continuous Improvement Accreditation Framework

Press Ganey Associates, South Bend, Indiana
Engagement Advisor Onboarding Program

RiverSource Insurance, Division of Ameriprise Financial, Minneapolis, Minnesota
University Insurance Training Program

Samsung, Suwon, Korea
Leveraging Education as a Catalyst for Inclusion

SAP, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Social Collaborative Learning | Learning2GO - Sales Enablement in the Digital Age

Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
Coordinate Web-Based Training Tool

South Carolina Federal Credit Union, North Charleston, South Carolina
Career Coaching

State Grid Corporation of China, Jinan, China
UHV Live Transmission Line Training

State Grid Jiangsu Electric Power Company, Nanjing, China
Employee Career Development System

UCLA, Los Angeles, California
Leadership 2027

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhen, China
Improving the Efficiency of Knowledge Operation and Management in Capability Center

About the Author

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. The ATD Staff, along with a worldwide network of volunteers work to empower professionals to develop talent in the workplace.

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