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EFMD Announce the 2014 EFMD Excellence in Practice Gold Award Winners

FrieslandCampina & Ashridge Business School, Promsvyazbank (PSB) & Chicago Booth School of Business, Stora Enso & IMD and University Medical Center Groningen & Amsterdam Business School among the winners

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/14 -- The EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards (EiP) recognise outstanding and impactful Learning & Development partnerships in the domains of Leadership, Professional, Talent and Organisation Development. Award winning cases must demonstrate strong business impact, excellent programme management and operational excellence.

The 2014 Gold Award Winners were:

Category: Talent Development

FrieslandCampina & Ashridge Business School

"Developing Talent for 2020"

Category: Executive Development

Promsvyazbank (PSB) & Chicago Booth School of Business

"PSB & Chicago Booth NewEXperienceTime"

Category: Organisational Development

Stora Enso & IMD

"Stora Enso & IMD - A Pathbreaking Partnership"

Category: Professional Development

University Medical Center Groningen & Amsterdam Business School

"An Industry Approach Transforms Healthcare: A 7 Year Journey"

"The applications to this year's EIP Awards were again of a very high level and exemplified the growing demand to show the impact of Learning & Development initiatives. Every single finalist represents an excellent investment case, based on solid partnerships," said Dr. Richard Straub, Director of Corporate Services at EFMD.

The Gold cases will be showcased during the next EFMD Executive Development Conference, which will be hosted by St. Gallen University on 1-3 October.

As well as the Gold Award winners there were Silver Award winners and also Finalist selected from all of the entries. More information on the full result can be found via 2014 EFMD Excellence in Practice Award Winners. More information on the awards can be found via www.efmd.org/eip.

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About EFMD

EFMD is a leading international network of business schools and companies (830 members/82 countries) at the forefront or raising the standards of management education and development globally. EFMD runs the EQUIS and EPAS accreditation systems as well as the EFMD Deans Across Frontiers development programme (EDAF) and the Business School Impact Survey (BSIS). EFMD is one of the key reference points for management education worldwide. More information about EFMD is available via efmd.org, the EFMD blog and @EFMDnews on Twitter.

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