Cegos Group and Imerys win a Brandon Hall Group Silver award

We are very proud to announce that Cegos Group and Imerys have won a coveted Brandon Hall Group SILVER AWARD in the “Best Advance in Leadership Development” category.It is a fantastic recognition for the learning program called “Lead My Team” created by Cegos Group and Imerys.

"Lead My Team" : overview

To support a new strategy related to its industrial activities, Imerys decided to develop the leadership skills of its employees.Imerys partnered up with Cegos to set up the highly interactive "Lead My Team" training program. Cegos designed and implemented an international training program for all group supervisors. It combines Cegos' management tools and expertise with case studies developed by Imerys.The specificity of the "Lead My Team" course is that it is based on an integrated approach that goes well beyond time spent in class. It involves following e-learning modules and implementing a management-oriented, safety or continuous improvement project. Managers are on board to support participants before and during their training. To conclude the training, projects are presented in front of a jury for validation. When all steps are completed, participants receive their Lead My Team certificate.Deployment is being implemented within three years. Training sessions already took place in 8 countries, all of them delivered in local language by local trainers. By the end of the deployment, over 1 000 supervisors are expected to have attended the training in 20 different countries.

According to Cristina Hurgon, Talent manager for the Industrial Function, Imerys:

“Improving Safety is a key priority for Imerys. It is essential to develop  a strong safety culture among all our employees and managers. Moreover we need to continue building a Continuous Improvement culture and a Knowledge Sharing network through the Group. To reach these objectives, we are working with Cegos on the posture and role of our team leaders. The training provides them with the necessary tools, knowledge and support to consolidate and reinforce their managerial roles.”

About Imerys

Imerys is the world leader in extraction and processing of minerals for industry. The company’s 2017 a turnover reached €4.6 billion. It employs 18,000 people and is present in more than 50 countries, with 250 industrial sites....

About the Brandon Hall Awards

Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program has recognized leading organizations for the past twenty-plus years for the latest trends in Human Capital Management,” said Rachel Cooke, Brandon Hall Group COO and leader of the HCM Excellence Awards Program. “The initiatives that were honored are not only innovative but fit the unique needs of the business and create truly remarkable success stories.”Award entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation and overall measurable benefits.Winners list is available on the Brandon Hall Awards website.

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