LBS and Randstad partnership wins Gold

EFMD award recognises transformational organisational initiative that has helped propel Randstad to industry leader

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London Business School (LBS) and partner organisation Randstad have won the 2022 EFMD Excellence in Practice Gold Award in the Organisational Development category.

The award recognises outstanding examples of impactful and collaborative Learning and Development programmes.

LBS and Randstad were awarded for their joint educational initiative, which has helped propel Randstad to be the leading HR services provider globally.

Further impact includes greater leadership capability, increased engagement and win rates, and improved financial results.

By 2023, 5000 Randstad managers will have participated in the initiative that includes the Transformational Leadership Programme and the Leading Transformation in the Digital Age programme.

Helen Kerkentzes, Associate Dean, Degree Education at LBS said:

“Our collaboration with Randstad demonstrates the measurable impact realised when two organisations share a common mission. This award recognises the transformational power of investing in the ongoing development of existing talent. We are proud of the outstanding results we have delivered together and look forward to continuing our partnership in the years to come.”

Linda Irwin, Senior Client Director at LBS said:

“We have a relentless focus on building long term strategic learning partnerships and designing for impact at London Business School. This award recognises the outstanding valued relationship that we have developed and nurtured over many years with Randstad and the profound, enduring and sustainable impact at both individual and organisational levels delivered.”

Renate Deken, Randstad Global Head of Learning and Development said:

“We are proud to be acknowledged as GOLD award winners by EFMD 2022 for our long-standing partnership with the London Business School. Their team has been instrumental in guiding our leaders in the creation of our vision to accelerate our digital transformation journey - a journey based on collaborating, experimenting and challenging each other to shape the world of work and strengthen our foundation as the world’s largest HR services provider”.

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