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Canadian Management Centre receives Gold again at CSTD
Canadian Management Centre is once again the proud recipient of the Gold Canadian Award for Training Excellence (CATE). The 2009 award was announced during the Canadian Society for Training and Development's annual conference for a program designed in collaboration with a major Canadian multinational organization. Our design, a global leadership development curriculum was awarded top honours in the Internal Learning Category.
The Canadian Awards for Training Excellence (CATE) has honoured innovative learning products and programs since 1995. Entries are judged on originality, instructional design, evaluation strategy, packaging, communication style and overall value. The External Learning Category recognizes instructor-led programs designed for sale on the open market. The Internal Learning Category recognizes instructor-led programs designed for exclusive use within a company.
Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD) is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to the profession of training, workplace learning and human resources development.
2007 Gold Award
Canadian Management Centre is the proud 2007 recipient of the Gold Canadian Award for Training Excellence, awarded by the Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD). Our winning entry, Make It Happen: Leadership Fundamentals Series is a program designed and developed in partnership with our client, LoyaltyOne™ (formerly Loyalty Management Group Canada Inc.). It ranked high in all categories of the judging criteria and was awarded based on the following:
Originality. The modular curriculum offered unique elements to keep participants engaged throughout the series.
Instructional Design. The curriculum was designed to meet the needs of the target audience while respecting adult learning principles.
Evaluation Strategy. Kirkpatrick's method of evaluation was built into the program to evaluate satisfaction, retention and behaviour change.
Packaging. The materials were branded to suit the needs of the organization and offered visual appeal.
- Communication Style. The program used straightforward business communication, relevant to the target audience.
" The material was very appropriate and in-line with my previous training. I really enjoyed the section on dealing with conflict and the self-evaluations. "
" I enjoyed the interaction between participants and the willingness of Jim to discuss items until we were all in the loop. "
" Knowledgeable. Excellent relationship with students. "
" The Instructor was great with real life experiences. The course offered good information and concepts that I can take home and use immediately. "
" Very useful, great examples and scenarios. Best seminar I have attended! "
" The course gave me a good general understanding of financial reports and annual reporting. "
" The instructor was very knowledgeable and provided information that could be put to use immediately. Also, questions were answered in a direct manner, with assistance from the group. "
" he fact that there were eight participants in the seminar was great because it made it more interactive with more opportunities to participate or ask questions. I also like the exercises we worked on. "
" Instructor Peter Taylor was outstanding as he led this class. The small group of five led to some very interesting conversation as the course progressed. It also enabled trust to develop quickly and therefore a more open and honest environment. The subject matter of the course was fascinating! "
" Jim was a great facilitator and kept the energy level high. The course was fast-moving and applicable. "