June 16, 2015 08:00 ET

EFMD 2015 Excellence in Practice Gold Award Winners

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwired - June 16, 2015) -

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EFMD is delighted to announce the 2015 Excellence in Practice Gold Award Winners.

The EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards (EiP) recognise outstanding and impactful Learning & Development partnerships in the domains of Leadership, Professional, Talent and Organisation Development.

The 2015 Gold Award Winners include:

Category: Talent Development

Cisco & LIW

"Leadership Breakthrough Programme"

Category: Executive Development

Royal Mail Group & Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

"Delivering one of the Biggest Industrial Transformations in UK History"

Category: Organisational Development

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), NHS Trusts & Ashridge Business School

"Faster and Easier Clinical Research: Developing a Thriving National Community of NHS R&D Directors and Managers"

Category: Professional Development

COWI & Mannaz

"Rebuilding Profitability"

"Once again the EIP Awards have drawn out some outstanding cases that illustrate the value and impact of successful partnerships in Learning & Development. All of the winning cases clearly show that investing in people is not a luxury; it is a key strategic asset for business success if done well," said Dr. Richard Straub, Director of Corporate Services at EFMD. The Gold and Silver Winners will be awarded during the next EFMD Executive Development Conference hosted by Barcelona School of Management on 14 - 16 October.

We would like to thank all of the applicants as well as the jury members for their successful cooperation and hope to receive more exciting cases next year. We are pleased to take note of the continuously growing quality of applications. As well as the Gold Award winners there were Silver Award winners and also Finalists selected from all of the entries. The 2015 Silver Award Winners include HSBC & Future Considerations; St John New Zealand & Melbourne Business School, Mt Eliza Executive Education; L'Oréal & CEDEP, and finally, Syngenta & INSEAD.

More information on the full results as well as quotes from the Gold Winners can be found via 2015 EFMD Excellence in Practice Award Winners.

About EFMD

EFMD is a leading international network of business schools and companies (820 members/82 countries) at the forefront or raising the standards of management education and development globally. More information about EFMD is available via efmd.org, the EFMD blog, @EFMDnews on Twitter and EFMD on LinkedIn.

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Contact Information

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