NIIT Recognized as a Silver LearningElite Organization by CLO magazine

Atlanta, GA April 1, 2014 NIIT, a market-leading learning outsourcing company, has been named a Silver LearningElite organization for 2014 by Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine.

Recognized for creating and implementing exemplary workforce development practices that deliver measurable business value, NIIT ranked No. 34 from a record-breaking group of more than 200 companies participating in the industry only peer-reviewed ranking and benchmarking program. Developed in collaboration with chief learning officers and senior workforce development practitioners, the LearningElite has become the industry most valuable benchmarking tools, utilizing rigorous evaluation methodologies to assess both the scope and value of participants learning and development practices and to rank the organizations based upon the execution and impact of these initiatives.

The LearningElite incisive analysis yields solid data that prove L&D initiatives are part of an organization value equation. It also validates what separates the best from the rest, says Sarah Kimmel, Director of Research and Advisory Services for the Human Capital Media Group, which publishes CLO. LearningElite organization has an aligned, precisely executed learning strategy that is backed by leadership commitment. It consistently delivers learning impact that fosters competitive advantage, drives business results and makes a high-performing organization sustainable.

According to Sapnesh Lalla, President and Business Unit Head at NIIT, The CLO Learning Elite ranking reinforces our commitment to develop one of the finest teams of learning professionals. A committed and well planned and executed workforce development strategy is the only way to ensure that NIITians are equipped to meet all the challenges of a dynamic market. We not only run training like a business for our customers we make sure the same principles are followed in our internal organization.

The 2014 LearningElite were honored March 30, during a gala dinner at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA. The LearningElite event is held annually on the evening preceding the opening of the Spring CLO Symposium, which this year celebrated its 10th anniversary.

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About NIIT

NIIT is a market leading, global learning outsourcing company which provides a comprehensive suite of managed training services including Curriculum Design and Content Development, Learning Administration, Learning Delivery Management, Learning Technology (including LMS), Strategic Sourcing and Advisory Services. With more than three decades of experience and presence in over 40 countries, our team of some of the world finest learning professionals is dedicated to helping our clients increase the business value of learning and development (L&D). We help our clients on both sides of the value equation: increasing the benefits generated from L&D programs while also optimizing the cost of the L&D system. Built on the sound principles of running training like a business, NIIT Managed Training Services are a suite of best-in-class training processes that enable customers to reduce costs, realize measurable value, benefit from rock-solid operations, and increase business impact.