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2021 Excellence in Practice Award Winners List

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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 2021 BEST Award winners.)

Akamai Technologies
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Global Services Onboarding Program


Bank of America
Charlotte, North Carolina
Academy Manager Model
ACES (Academy Client Engagement Simulators)

BrightStar Credit Union
Sunrise, Florida
Onboarding Program

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Baltimore, Maryland
Peterson Experienced Leadership Program (PELP)

China Telecommunications Corporation
Shanghai, China
4 Keys to Translate Strategy Into Action

Cisco Systems
San Jose, California
Amplify: Accelerated Marketing Program

CITIC Telecom International CPC
Hong Kong, China
Successors in ICT (Integrated Competencies Training)

Teaneck, New Jersey
Campus to Corporate Learning Program
Contact Center Training Program
Performance Improvement Projects Practice
Revenue Cycle Management Capability Development Program

Comerica Bank
Dallas, Texas
Emerging Leaders Program

Genesis Medical Center–Davenport
Davenport, Iowa
Pathway for Positive Change

Grant Thornton
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Manager Academy (SMA)

HCL Technologies
Noida, India
SIXER – Technology Learning With Gamification

ITC Limited
Kolkata, India
Surgically Precise Operators' Training (SPOT ON)

Lee Kum Kee
Hong Kong, China
Sustainable Sales Capability Building Program

National Science Foundation
Alexandria, Virginia
New Employee Welcome (NEW) Program

NetEase Games
Guangzhou, China
Gamification Training Program for Social Recruits

Postal Savings Bank of China
Beijing, China
Integrated T&C Development Program

Bedford, Massachusetts
LEAD | Global Management Development


Quality HealthCare Medical Services
Hong Kong, China
Enlightening Paraprofessional in Delivering Professional Care

Sai Life Sciences
Hyderabad, India
Gurukul Digital Learning Platform
Paradigm Shift for Effective Learning (PSEL)

Lviv, Ukraine
SoftServe Corporate University as Learning Eco-system

St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Edgewood, Kentucky
First Two Minutes of a Code Blue Simulation

Tata Consultancy Services
Mumbai, India
Force Multiplier Coaching Program
Global Sales Enablement Program
Reimagined Integrated Talent Development Platform
Talent Acquisition and Development Program

Los Angeles, California
Delivering Service With STYLE

US Customs and Border Protection
Washington, DC
Pretest Implementation Program
Use-of-Force Reduction Program

ZTE Corporation
Shenzhen, China
Tech-Elite Program

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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