The EFMD Excellence in Practice Award attracts case studies describing an effective and impactful Learning and Development (L&D) partnership. These programmes can be deployed by an organisation either together with their in-house L&D unit or with an external L&D provider. The specific field of the Learning and Development intervention might be Leadership, Professional, Talent or Organization Development.

Case-studies must demonstrate Operational Excellence (e.g. sustainable partnership & effective learning environment etc.); Excellent Programme Management (e.g. design, delivery, evaluation, selection methodology of participants etc.); and above all Strong Business Impact (e.g. alignment with corporate strategy, impact for company, incorporation in corporate HR processes etc.).

The deadline for the submission of cases for the 20011 Award is: 1st May 2011.
More information on the Award including the assignment brief, submission guidelines, list of criteria and FAQ’s are available here.

Information session webinars will also be organised on 18th November and 25th November 2010. Registration is required.

2010 Award Winners – Webinar Series

The 5 winning partnerships from this year will be presenting their partnership and experiences via FREE webinars which you, your partners or peers are welcome to join. Feel free to pass this invitation on to any interested colleague.

25 October (2:00pm – 3:30pm CET): MAN SE & WHU & Saïd Business School
“Engineering the Future: A Transformational Learning Journey”

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28 October (3:00pm – 4:30pm CET): HSBC North America Learning and Development & Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

“Keys to Success in the Partnership of the Design, Development, and Delivery of the Advanced Consulting Skills Program”

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29 October (5:30pm – 6:30pm CET): Prism Venture Capital & KickApps Startup & Bentley University

“An Innovative Case of Synergistic Learning and Development between Venture Capital, Start-up and University”

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3 November (12:00pm – 1:30pm CET): The National Trust & Ashridge Consulting Ltd

“Developing Internal Consulting Capability within the National Trust”

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8 November (11:30am – 1:00pm CET): Pon Holdings B.V. & ORMIT B.V.
“Developing a sustainable supply of leaders, a partnership between Pon and ORMIT”

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Online registration required

Webinars are free, but with restricted number of seats (& priority offered to EFMD members).


Mrs. Florence Gregoire

EFMD aisbl
Rue Gachard, 88  Box 3

B-1050 Brussels

Tel: +32 2 629 0837