Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance shortlisted for an Award

Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance shortlisted for an Award

The shortlist for this year’s prestigious Learning Technologies Awards contains a programme from Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance.

This is the second time in two years that this corporate learning provider has been shortlisted for an Award. Again, its programme has been shortlisted for the ‘Excellence in the Design of Learning Content: International Commercial Sector’ Award.

Financial Times | IE Corporate Learning Alliance (www.ftiecla.com) developed – and delivers – the innovative programme – called ‘Facing Ethical Dilemmas’ – for the international law firm, Clifford Chance. The global programme exploits interactive learning methodology and involves Financial Times news content, along with an online psychological profiling platform using a bias-busting algorithm.

“Making ethical decisions isn’t always black and white,” explained Gustaf Nordbäck, CEO of FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance. “A concern facing all 3300 Clifford Chance fee-earners around the world is insufficient time for reflection, engagement and debate on ethical risks.

“So, the firm is addressing this now – via the ‘Facing Ethical Dilemmas’ programme – rather than reacting to possible future ethical breaches that could damage its integrity. This also sends a message to its clients about how seriously Clifford Chance takes ethical behaviour.”

According to the Learning Technologies Awards organisers, “Outstanding projects and products from across the globe are among those who made this year’s impressive, and record-breaking, shortlist. Entries were received from a huge range of sectors, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, finance, transport, utilities, retail, leisure and communications, as well as national and international government, major public and membership bodies and leading international education brands.”

Shortlisted nominees now face the judging panel again in a series of presentations, taking place in London and online, in September and October. The Learning Technology Awards 2017 winners will be announced on 21 November at a gala dinner in London.

About Learning Technologies Awards

CloserStill, which organises the annual Learning Technologies exhibition and conference, runs the annual Learning Technologies Awards. The awards celebrate the best in learning technology across the private, public and third sectors. Winning a Learning Technologies award is a highly recognisable and a much sought-after achievement. The winners will be announced during the Gala evening at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in November.

Awards announcements can be followed via Twitter @LTAwards and the event hashtag to keep up with and join in the conversation is #LT18Awards. Further information is available via the Learning Technologies Awards website.

About Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance

FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance was formed in 2015 in response to growing calls for more flexible, practical, relevant and timely corporate learning. A joint venture of the Financial Times and IE Business School, it brings world-renowned business information and journalism, leading academic faculty and a global network of educators to co-create customised corporate learning and leadership development programmes in multiple languages, to almost any sector, anywhere in the world. Through expert learning frameworks, innovation and technology, it focuses on achieving measurable learning outcomes.  www.ftiecla.com

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