Shell and NIIT Honored with Brandon Hall Silver for Best Custom Content

ATLANTA, Georgia (September 27, 2013) NIIT, a global, marketing-leading, managed training services company announced today that Shell and NIIT have earned the Silver award in the Best Custom Category at the prestigious Brandon Hall Excellence Awards, 2013 for the Shell Lead, Prepare and Apply program.

Now entering its 19th year, the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is the most prestigious awards program in the learning and development industry. Brandon Hall is a preeminent research and analyst organization and its annual excellence awards are often referred to as the Academy Awards by Learning, Talent and Business Executives. The entries were evaluated by an international panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executive leadership.

The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program recognizes organizations that are focused on developing and implementing world-class initiatives that show exemplary business performance and focus on best practices.

This award reaffirms our commitment to developing top quality custom content that delivers measurable business impact for our customers. Shell commitment and focus towards organizational learning and development has always been exemplary. The Shell Lead, Prepare, Apply program is an outstanding example of the collaborative efforts of stakeholders at Shell and NIIT to develop engaging and effective programs focused on business results said Sapnesh Lalla, President, NIIT Learning Solutions for Enterprises.

Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of the Brandon Hall group said, This year submissions exemplified a high standard of performance in their organizations and demonstrated clear, measurable business results through these innovative programs.

For a list of winners of each division: Learning, Talent, and Sales & Marketing, visit the Excellence Award Page located at

About NIIT

NIIT is a market leading, global managed training services 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), 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.