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Wipro bags sixth consecutive ASTD 'BEST' Award – The only organisation in the world to achieve this distinction

For Six years in a row, Wipro has been conferred the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) BEST award for its learning and development practices. Wipro has won this award consecutively since 2004 to 2009. It is the only Company in the world to win this award six times.

The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) BEST Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success through employee learning and development.

According to Tony Bingham, ASTD’s president and CEO, “The BEST Award winners set the standard for exceptional learning and performance. They excel at aligning learning with business needs, demonstrating business impact, and providing a broad range of learning opportunities for employees.” And Wipro has achieved just that, it has also been ranked the top amongst all Indian companies this year. It’s more than just a win, it’s an honor.

Commenting on the unique feat, Selvan D – Senior Vice President, Talent Transformation, Wipro Technologies said, “Wipro’s endeavour is to be on the fore-front of technology and innovation to be able to offer our customers the best solutions. Our employee strength of 100,000 and presence in over 50 geographies makes the task of training even more challenging. In this light the ASTD awards won over the last six years are testimony to what Talent Transformation at Wipro stands for”.

The Talent Transformation Team at Wipro comprises of more than 110 highly qualified trainers with an average teaching experience of over 5 years. This training is conducted at 10 state-of-the-art learning facilities across 6 cities, which can train 5,000 people on a given day.

Source: Indiaprwire

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