One of the leading telecom operators Aircel has bagged two prestigious international awards for its leadership development programs. The company received ‘The Brandon Hall Excellence Awards’ and ‘Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine’s Learning in Practice Awards’. The ‘Aircel Future Leaders Program’ won the Brandon Hall Bronze award in the ‘Best Leadership Development Program’ category. On the other hand, the CLO ‘Learning in Practice’ Silver Award in the ‘Best Strategy’ Category.
The ‘Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program’ often called the ‘Academy Awards’ for HR, recognize organizations which have successfully deployed programs, strategies, and processes that have achieved measurable results. Whereas, the ‘Chief Learning Officer magazine’s ‘Learning in Practice’ Awards recognize industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of workforce learning and development programs.
Speaking about the achievement, Sandeep Gandhi, Chief Human Resource Officer, Aircel said, “The Aircel Future Leaders Programme is an exceptionally well crafted program where the endeavor is to cultivate future Indian telecom leaders from Aircel. Over a period of four to six months, our dedicated Aircel Academy team, led by Charan David, leverages a blended learning approach that combines traditional face-to-face classroom learning with live virtual faculty-led sessions and self-paced online learning. Further, to ensure ‘Learning by Doing’, the team also facilitates case discussions, simulations, and ‘Action Learning Projects. The highlight of this program is that we can measure its benefits to the organization through a unique framework of ‘Return on Training’.”
The Aircel Future Leaders Program concentrates on building leadership capabilities across the organization, and provides participants with an understanding of key financial aspects of the business. The program spans across four months during which the training is imparted through a mix of class room sessions, live case studies and web based sessions.