August 2020

16 Wins for CrossKnowledge at the 2020 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards

CrossKnowledge, a global leader in digital learning solutions, won 16 of those Brandon Hall Learning Awards in 2020. Considered the “Academy Awards of Human Capital Management,” this program is the most prestigious in the HCM industry.

“Organizations around the world highly value Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards – so much so that we received a record number of applications in the middle of a global pandemic,” said Rachel Cooke, Brandon Hall Group COO, and leader of the HCM Excellence Awards Program. “The awards provide valuable recognition and validation of best practices in all areas of HCM at a time when they have never been more important to both employers and employees.”

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

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

CrossKnowledge and its clients were recognized for the following categories of those learning awards:


Brandon Hall Learning Award 2020 Gold


  • Air France KLM & CrossKnowledge: Best Use of a Blended Learning Program
  • Salomon (Amer Sports) & CrossKnowledge: Best Strategy for a Corporate Learning University
  • Novo Nordisk Canada Inc. (NNCI) & CrossKnowledge: Best Advance in Learning Technology Implementation



Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Award 2020 Silver


  • Alstom & CrossKnowledge: Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy
  • Alstom & CrossKnowledge: Best Use of Virtual Learning Technologies (via our partner Uptale)
  • Ricoh LA & CrossKnowledge: Best Use of a Blended Learning Program



Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Award 2020 Bronze


  • Evonik & CrossKnowledge: Best Advance in Learning Technology Implementation
  • Evonik & CrossKnowledge: Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program
  • Henkel & CrossKnowledge: Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy
  • Henkel & CrossKnowledge: Best Use of a Blended Learning Program, a Brandon Hall Learning Award
  • Zurich Insurance & CrossKnowledge: Best Launch of a Corporate Learning University
  • L’Oréal & CrossKnowledge: Best Use of Social Collaborative Learning Technologies
  • Novo Nordisk Canada Inc. (NNCI) & CrossKnowledge: Best Advance in Learning Measurement
  • Supergasbras & CrossKnowledge: Best Advance in Creating a Learning Strategy
  • Carrefour Italy (and our partner iSapiens) & CrossKnowledge: Best Use of a Blended Learning Program
  • Akbank & CrossKnowledge: Best Advance in Competencies and Skills Development


“We are committed to providing our clients with solutions that not only ensure that they fill this critical skills gap, but that they also generate sustainable transformation. Every solution that we engineer is built on cutting-edge knowledge and insights from today’s global experts. Our innovative and engaging learning experiences deliver results, and that’s our ultimate goal.” said Danish Khan, Product Marketing Manager, CrossKnowledge. “These Brand Hall learning awards proves the depth and quality of service that we provide to our clients. We work as partners and not merely solution providers.”


“This award is a great recognition of the successful strategy we’ve built, together in partnership with CrossKnowledge, to support the “Salomon Retail Academy” and provide impactful learning to our community.”
Martina Militello – Salomon Retail Training Specialist

“We are proud and delighted to be a winner of 2 Brandon Hall Learning Awards together with our strategic partner CrossKnowledge! At Henkel we are strongly focusing on creating value for our employees along the entire employee experience. Therefore, we are happy to see that our new global onboarding program and the transformation of some of our core trainings have been recognized with an award!”
Mona Zons – Corporate Manager Learning at Henkel

Excellence in Learning Awards winners will be honored by Brandon Hall

Come and meet us at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference, January 26-28, 2021, at the Hilton West Palm Beach, Florida. Select winners also will serve as presenters in breakout sessions, sharing their leading practices during the conference.

“The Excellence Awards serve the critical function of reinforcing the essential business benefit of creating great experiences for candidates and employees,” Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke said. “All award winners must demonstrate that their HCM programs drive bottom-line business results. That’s what sets our awards program apart from all others.”

All Brandon Hall Learning Awards winners are listed here.


About CrossKnowledge

With more than 12 million users in 130 countries, CrossKnowledge is one of the world’s leading distance learning providers. CrossKnowledge solutions apply to companies and organizations of all sizes, successfully helping them execute their strategies, measurably developing competencies for each of their employees. They are built using world renowned content, social and mobile technology training expertise integrating the latest in educational research, and 20 years of experience and best practices for deployment. CrossKnowledge is part of the Wiley group.


About Brandon Hall Group

Brandon Hall Group is an HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and HR/Workforce Management. With more than 10,000 clients globally and 25 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is focused on developing research that drives results.