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Learning Administration Solution receives Vendor Innovation Award
ATLANTA, Georgia — April 21, 2009 — NIIT has been awarded a Vendor Innovation Award by Bersin & Associates for its Learning Administration Services. Bersin & Associates, the only research and advisory firm focused on enterprise learning and talent management, gave the award as part of its Learning Leaders Program.
Bersin & Associates’s Learning Leaders Program recognizes outstanding organizations in United States, Europe and Australia that have developed and implemented effective and efficient approaches to employee learning and development resulting in significant business improvement.“We are proud to be recognized with this award particularly among our esteemed colleagues in the learning industry,” said Sapnesh Lalla, Senior Vice President of NIIT (USA), Inc.
“The 2008 Learning Leaders represent the very best of enterprise learning with high impact on the business, which is especially important in this difficult economy,” said Josh Bersin, President of Bersin & Associates. “We found several themes in common among these organizations - a strong alignment with their most urgent business problems, a focus on collaboration and informal learning, and a priority on learning program adoption and change management. We believe that all training and development professionals can gain valuable insight from the Learning Leaders success stories.”
NIIT was honored for its integrated Learning Administration solution developed for Royal Philips Electronics. The solution, which is just one component of NIIT’s Managed Training Services, includes a robust global Learning Management System as well as a 24x5 Global Customer Service desk for the company’s employees in more than 80 countries.
“Due to NIIT’s depth and breadth of offerings, we are able to provide the customization and scale needed to meet the difficult business challenges for Philips,” stated Lalla. “While learning management systems are plentiful, many of our customers find that learning administration poses a tremendous challenge. Emploring NIIT’s services in this area can reduce costs significantly; in Philips’ case, they achieved an 18% cost reduction.” The NIIT solution for Philips currently handles 90 processes, 200 Training Vendors and more than 500 training locations globally.

For more information about NIIT’s solution for Philips, see the E-Learning Magazine article here  or download the case study.