WHAT ARE THE JUDGES LOOKING FOR?
The judges will be seeking clear differentiators from other entrants to the award, evidence of innovation, business impact, appropriate solution and client satisfaction. In addition, a strong proposition in response to the challenge ‘what was your contribution and value add to the success of the project, and how do you know that is was successful’?
You are requested to structure your submission in a way that covers the sections below. Each section will be reviewed by the judges during the short-listing phase and the submission will be scored. Please ensure that you observe the strict word count criteria below.
- Overview – a brief description of the internal learning solution and the organisation’s expectations and requirements. Explain the genesis of the project and its scope. (Maximum 200 words)
- Description of the key challenges, and the approaches adopted – consider the following points within your submission: needs analysis, solution development, project planning, service delivery, client engagement, performance outcomes, business impact over time, value for money, innovation, and lessons learned. (Maximum 250 words)
- Outcomes – what were the key performance metrics and results over time, both in terms of business performance and, also, in terms of meeting or exceeding stakeholder expectations? (Maximum 250 words)
- Achievement – what do you consider to be your core achievements with this learning programme and why do you believe that this is the year that your learning project should justify the title of Internal Learning Solution of the Year? (Minimum 200 words; maximum 400 words)