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Excellence Awards 2018 - Finalists Announced

Congratulations to all on reaching this stage!

Released: 17 October 2018

We are pleased to announce that the following entries have made it to the finals of the AITD Excellence Awards 2018. Congratulations to all involved on getting this far! 

Best Implementation of a Blended Learning Solution (Large Enterprise) 
Caltex and Guroo Producer - Caltex Store Manager Program 
CSIRO, Connect Thinking and Axis People - Ready to Lead 
Department of Home Affairs and Beasley Intercultural - Overseas Preparation Course 
Interactive Developments, Buildup Research and Toyota Material Handling - Blended Learning for a Safer Workplace 
Interchange - It Starts With Me - Safety Culture Change Program 
PwC Australia - Vantage 
Royal Australian Navy - Navy Confined Space Training 
RSM Australia Pty Ltd - BD@RSM 
Westpac Group and Mark Ritson - MarketingOne 

Best Implementation of a Blended Learning Solution (Small Enterprise)
G2 Innovation & Skilling the Bay - Destination Entrepreneur 

Best eLearning Program
Blackmores Institute and The Learning Factor - Blackmores Superkids 
Liberate eLearning and Department of Health and Human Services - National Disability Insurance Scheme eLearning Tutorial 
Cancer Institute NSW eviQ Education - Immunotherapies 
The Westpac Group and Kaplan Professional - Nationally Recognised Professional Qualifications Program 
Westpac Banking Corporation and Human Connections - Doing the Right Thing at Westpac 

Best Use of Gamification/Simulation for Learning
Blackmores Institute and IMC - Blackmores Store Accreditation Program
DeakinCo. and CPA Australia - Global Strategy and Leadership Simulation
Rialto Consulting, Qantas Airways Ltd and fabricated - 787-9 Dreamliner Conversion Training
Royal Australian Navy - Royal Australian Navy Medical School Simulation Trainer
Royal Australian Navy - Training Authority - Aviation (TA-AVN) - Flight Line Maintenance Manager Simulation Trainer
Sydney Water Corporation, Elemental Projects and STEP Supply Chain Pty Ltd (STEP) - Project Simulations: Game of Moans & Le Brouhaha
Volkswagen Group Australia and MAXART - Volkswagen VR Customer Experience Training
Westpac Group and Mark Ritson - MarketingOne

Best Leadership Development Program
About my Brain Institute Pty. Ltd. and Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) - The i4 Neuroleader Program @ASX
G2 Innovation and Backwell IXL - Embed Innovation with IXL
G2 Innovation and Skilling the Bay - Destination Entrepreneur
Recoveriescorp - Aspire
RSM Australia Pty Ltd - LAMP (Leadership and Management Program)
Sydney Water Corporation, Elemental Projects and STEP Supply Chain Pty Ltd (STEP) - New Operating Model & Ways of Working Leadership Program
Telstra and LIW - Telstra Leader Program

Best Onboarding/Induction Program
Beyond Bank Australia - Warm Welcome
Cbus - Cbus Onboarding Program
Finsure Finance & Insurance - Finsure Broker Academy
Interactive Developments and UNSW - Safety Induction for Engineering Student Intern
nbn co - Technical Training Transformation

Best Women in Leadership Development Program
Cbus and Mercer Consulting - Elevate - Investments Industry Female Sponsorship Program
Royal Australian Navy - Training Force Headquarters - Indo-Pacific Endeavour - Women's Leadership Forum Package
University of Wollongong - Leadership Program for Senior Academic Women

Dr Alastair Rylatt Award for L&D Professional of the Year
Adam Szudrich, Learning and Development Manager, INS
Rodney Beach, Managing Director, Liberate eLearning

We look forward to announcing the winners of each award and celebrating the achievements of the L&D industry at the Excellence Awards gala dinner to be held on Friday 23 November at Dockside in Darling Harbour, Sydney. Tickets are selling fast so if you have not yet secured your seat, do so soon to avoid disappointment!




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