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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.
" I like how the instructor related real stories and situations to the material being taught. "
" I liked the focus on practical examples of the lessons taught, as well as opportunities to practice the tools in teams. This allowed us to better understand, and obviously practice what we were learning, on work based examples. Therefore we learned and got some preliminary work done. "
" Very good course, strongly recommend to others "
ISC – Information Services Corporation
Director of Interactive Solutions
St. Joseph Communications
" I liked the opportunity to interact with other project managers. "
" Lots of practical examples - knowledgable resource "
" The exercises were terrific. I am going to see if our teams are forming, storming, norming or performing. I am also going to look at the DiSC exercise we did to see if there are things I can do to perform more effectively with others. "
" The seminar was very interactive - lots of hands on training. "
" I liked being able to apply the knowledge gained to real examples during the course. "
" I enjoyed the pace, the knowledge and the background of the instructor and the fact that he shared his experiences. The size of the group was small. Also, the course helped identify where the gaps are in our succession planning program. "