Learning Initiative Awards 2016
Show your expertise to the L&D community!

A contest to reward excellence

The 2016 Learning Initiative Awards is a contest inspiring the creation of high-quality e-learning projects created by our clients from around the world. Winning teams will be awarded on stage during the 2016 Talent conference in Paris, France.

Discover the categories

Whether your team succeeded this year in content-orientation, blended learning, learner engagement, or e-learning roll-out, there is a category for you.

Every year, we award trophies in these categories:

* Blended Learning
* Content Creation
* Learner Engagement
* Digital Learning Roll-Out

Who can compete? 

You must be a CrossKnowledge client to compete.

Blended Learning

The “Best Learning Initiative in Blended Learning” rewards a blended learning program that uses two or more successful delivery methods.

Judging criteria:

  • Design of the Blended Learning project
  • Successful delivery through various methods
  • Compliance with learning goals
  •  Measurable benefits for the learner and the organization


Content creation

The “Best Learning initiative in Content Creation” rewards a successful learning content tailored to corporate needs.

Judging criteria:

  • Quality of created content
  •  Visual impact and ergonomics
  •  Variety of resources (video, dynamic text, presentations)
  • Strategy and method to organize internally and externally the production of content
  • Measurable benefits to training your audience (business impact, learner satisfaction through focus group/surveys)


Learner Engagement

The “Best Learning initiative in Learner Engagement” rewards a learning program that succeeded in attracting, engaging and retaining learners.

Judging criteria:

  • Innovative learner engagement methods (principles and formats)
  • Use of creative marketing tools to guide learners
  • Involvement of stakeholders
  •  Measurable benefits for the learner and the organization


Digital Learning Roll-Out

The “Best Digital Learning Roll-out Initiative” rewards a digital learning project that obtained results related to human resources, business goals and improved business outcomes.

Judging criteria:

  • The  digital learning roll-out is effectively aligned with the learning needs and the organizational situation
  • Innovative delivery methods and implementation plan
  • Measurable benefits for the learner and the organization
  • Change management strategy

Meet the jury members

Bart Schutte, Director of Digital Learning, Saint-Gobain

Bruno Steurer, Head of L&D Group, Swiss Life

Kimberly Andrews, Senior Manager Leadership Training Development, Ricoh Americas Corporation

Sylvie Peirano, Digital Learning Director, Engie

Vincent Maurin, e-Academy Lead, ArcelorMittal

Enter the competition in 3 simple steps!

Become one of our contestants in only three simple steps:

1. Read the terms and conditions of participation

Take five minutes to read the terms and conditions of participation before entering the contest

2. Download the corresponding application form(s)

You can apply for two of the below categories:


3. Fill out and submit your applications by Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Fill out the downloaded documents and submit your applications to clia2016@crossknowledge.com. Feel free to add any additional material such as powerpoint presentations, videos, and more, to showcase your hard work.