1 Mar, 2010 (Mechanicsburg, PA) - MasterCard was the big winner at the 11th Annual Corporate University Xchange Awards for Excellence and Innovation. The company took home awards in six of eight categories, and was also presented with an award for Best Overall Corporate University. The presentations took place last evening, March 1, 2010, at a gala dinner held at the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Corporate University Xchange Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Corporate Learning salute corporate and government learning organizations that create exciting, impactful programs that result in measurable improvements in employee and business performance. Since 1999, the Awards have set the standard for corporate learning.
"These corporate learning organizations are key to the realization of business strategy," said Sue Todd, president of CorpU. "Winning these awards is an added indicator of their success."
Awards were given for Excellence, Best Practice and Exemplary Practice in each of eight categories. Other companies that were multiple award winners included: Accenture, EMC, Intel and Kelly Services. The full list follows.
The Awards Gala took place as part of the 2010 Global Leadership Congress, March 1-3, 2010, held in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education and the Wharton School.
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