Mumbai: Centum Learning, a leading global organization in the corporate training and skill development landscape, has been honored with two prestigious awards at the coveted ‘HR Excellence Awards 2018’ held in Mumbai, India on May 25, 2018.
Centum Learning has been awarded under two categories; ‘Leading Practices under Diversity and Inclusion Initiative’ for their work in the deaf community through Centum Foundation’s Centum GRO Initiative. Centum Foundation had established Centum GRO to skill the deaf youth in India. The second award is for ‘Leading Practices in Technology Deployment’ which signifies Centum’s growth from a classroom oriented instruction model to a blended technology driven training organization. Centum’s practices to deploy technology for the best possible benefit of employees and clients struck a chord in the minds of the esteemed jury.
The award ceremony witnessed jurors and panelists from esteemed organizations like Future group, Suzlon Energy, Deutsche Bank, KPMG, Infosys, Ericsson and L&T Financial Services among others.
On this occasion Sanjay Bahl, CEO, and MD, Centum Learning said, “We are honored to receive these prestigious awards, reflecting the global state-of-the-art initiatives that we have undertaken to make Centum a leading organization in the training and learning sector. We are committed to changing/uplifting the face of L&D in India.’
The Jury was especially impressed by Centum’s journey from a human-led to a techno-led organization and applauded the smart learning online platform – Centum LearnPro that was created providing anytime anywhere access to both internal employees as well as for trainings conducted for the clients ensuring high level of engagement and learning outcome.
For the other award category, the Jury lauded Centum on its inclusivity and accessibility initiatives for the Deaf in India. Centum’s attempts to bridge the gap between PwDs & the rest of the world by providing skill training programs for the physically challenged and enhancing their employability quotient were also acknowledged. Furthermore jury appreciated Centum for reaching out proactively to employers for placement opportunities to ensure trainees’ financial independence while, on the other hand, mentoring Corporates to let the PwDs work at par with their other employees.