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We are delighted to announce that The Oxford Group, in partnership with three of our global clients, having achieved recognition at the Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards 2021. The Human Capital Management spring awards programme has a dedicated focus on entries from corporate training, learning, talent, HR and other related departments.

In the Leadership Development Awards – Best Advance in Leadership Development, Kyriba were announced as a “Gold” winner for the Kyriba Leads programme. Following a period of sustained rapid growth, and the demonstrated, urgent need for systems, processes and a common language for developing Kyriba’s leaders and its future leaders, Kyriba engaged The Oxford Group to support them with potential solutions. In partnership, Kyriba and The Oxford Group built and rolled out a bespoke, highly impactful, global virtual leadership development programme. This programme opened up cross-collaboration and helped to empower individuals across the business, during a global pandemic and at a time of fundamental organizational change.

“Kyriba is honored to be recognized by the Brandon Hall Group as a “Gold Winner” of the 2021 Best Advance in Leadership Development category along with our partner The Oxford Group”, said Antoine Mingalon, Chief People Officer of Kyriba. “Kyriba is committed to developing team leaders and individuals across the business with award winning training programs that elevates our talent. This prestigious achievement represents Kyriba’s ambition to recruit and develop world-class talent to help accelerate growth at Kyriba.”

In the same category, GW Pharmaceuticals came away with the bronze award for the GW LEAD programme. This programme is designed for a growing organization that is becoming more global and complex. The GW Pharmaceuticals LEAD programme teaches skills to help leaders show up in the way they need to through establishing a new, consistent leadership standard, increased collaboration, coaching and individual and team empowerment.

The GW LEAD programme also won bronze in the Excellence in Learning Awards in the Best Results of a Learning Programme category.

Finally, in the Excellence in Talent Management Awards – Best Advance in High Potential Development, Ferring Pharmaceuticals won bronze for the Talent Next Generation programme. This is a two-year development programme for high-potential future leaders. The programme combines in-person learning, collaborative group projects and coaching/mentoring over an 18-month period, culminating in the delivery of a real-life business project. To date, there have been three incredibly successful cohorts of the TNG programme, with 63% of graduates having already been promoted.

“It is very encouraging and rewarding to witness how effective development journeys can maximize potential and allow career progression and success in more complex roles” Gerardo Locurcio, Talent Management Director, Pia Bugge, Senior HR Manager, Global Learning & Talent Management

You can see a full list of winners here:

Award entries were evaluated by a panel of experienced, independent senior industry leaders, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives based upon the following criteria:

  • fit the need
  • design of the program
  • functionality
  • innovation
  • and overall measurable benefits.

“We are very proud of the recognition from Brandon Hall HCM Excellence Awards for fantastic programmes designed and delivered with our colleagues and friends at Kyriba, Ferring Pharmaceuticals and GW Pharmaceuticals. It’s an honour to receive these awards in recognition of the partnerships we have built with each of these organisations to deliver measurable impact and excellence in leadership and management development through our programmes,” said Olivier Herold, CEO at The Oxford Group.