Mechanicsburg, PA , Dec 18//-- A prestigious list of twenty-six organizations represent a select group chosen as finalists for the Corporate University Xchange (CorpU) 10th Annual Awards for Excellence and Innovation.
Following a record number of 160 applications, these finalists were selected as examples of outstanding work in corporate learning and talent development. International submissions ranging from Russia, Turkey, Argentina, France, and South Africa demonstrate the far-reaching reputation and stature of the CorpU Awards.
As the longest running independent evaluation of corporate learning and talent programs, the Corporate University Xchange Awards establish high standards in eight categories. Fortune magazine and the University of Pennsylvania, partners in the Awards program, will join CorpU in honoring the following finalists on February 25, 2009:
Corporate University Xchange will host the 10th Annual Awards for Excellence and Innovation as part of their exclusive executive education session, the Global Leadership Congress. The Awards program is a black tie affair slated to take place in the museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on the Ivy League campus of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn).
The Global Leadership Congress has attracted an international cadre of learning executives from countries such as, Indonesia, Brazil, Canada, India, Saudi Arabia, and the United States. Learning leaders will converge on the campus of Penn to grapple with the tough issues facing the leaders of learning organizations. Renowned faculty from Penn’s Wharton School of Business and Graduate School of Education are an integral part of the intensive Ivy League executive session.
The Global Leadership Congress, hosted by Corporate University Xchange, will take place February 25-27, 2009.
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