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Capgemini University wins 2017 Skillsoft Innovation award for its Engagement Managers Transformation program

27 Apr 2017

Global training course is named ‘program of the year’ for best-in-class integrated learning

Paris – Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has won a 2017 Skillsoft Innovation Award in the “program of the year” category. Capgemini received this award in recognition of its Engagement Managers Transformation program, an integrated learning journey devised to drive community engagement, create business impact and deliver value to its clients across the globe.

Capgemini was presented with the award at the recent global Skillsoft Perspectives Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Steven Smith, Executive Vice President, Director at Capgemini University said: “The Skillsoft award for our Engagement Managers Transformation program demonstrates Capgemini University’s important role in building aligned capabilities with agility and speed for the digital-age, in order to drive business impact and client value. We appreciate our strong working relationship with Skillsoft, and always look forward to discussing current industry trends with learning and talent management professionals at the annual Skillsoft Perspectives conference.”

“We congratulate the award winners who have achieved excellence in learning and talent management with Skillsoft and SumTotal1 ,” said Bill Donoghue, chairman and CEO, Skillsoft. “This year’s event showcases how our customers and partners are using innovative ways to engage with their modern learners. Technology and accessibility is changing the shape of learning. Networking discussions focused on key trends, such as eLearning, micro-learning, multi-modal content, social learning, and mobile accessibility that are critical for today’s global companies. We are honored to recognize those who have creatively used our beautiful technology and engaging content to create a quantifiable impact for their employees and organizations.”

2017 Skillsoft Perspectives brought together more than 1,000 HR professionals and industry experts from organizations around the world to explore the new approaches in learning, how companies need to engage with the modern learner, and how organizations create consumer-led content and technology experiences. The awards were judged by an independent panel of thought leaders including industry analysts and subject matter experts from Skillsoft and SumTotal.

Steven Smith and Dr. Regis Chassé from Capgemini University both presented thought leadership sessions at the conference.

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About Capgemini

With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017. A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

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About Capgemini University

Established in 1987, Capgemini University offers training to all of Capgemini’s employees worldwide through its international campus (located at Les Fontaines, near Paris) as well as through virtual classrooms and e-learning programs. As a tool for the alignment and acceleration of Capgemini and clients’ ambitions, the University plays a key role in developing employees’ skills and capabilities by delivering a learner centric end-to-end experience, leveraging the principles of Digital Age Learning. Capgemini University was first accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) in 2009, and reaccredited in 2014. In 2016 the University delivered over 4.1 million learning hours to over 182,000 employees. 
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1 SumTotal Systems, LLC, a Skillsoft Company, is the world’s most popular Talent Management Solution. Its Talent Expansion Suite includes three key components – Learn, Talent and Work.