Brandon Hall Group awards for excellence in the Learning and Development category

Blackmores Institute education recognised in prestigious global awards

Blackmores Institute a leader in innovative complementary medicine education won four coveted Brandon Hall Group awards for excellence in the Learning and Development category.

Blackmores Institute received:

  • A Gold and Bronze award for Superkids retail training (Partnering with The Learning Factor)
  • A Silver award for CMEd for healthcare professionals in Malaysia
  • A Bronze award for the Blackmores Thailand Retail online education (Partnering with Guroo Producer)

Blackmores Institute Director Dr Lesley Braun said: “We are thrilled to have received this global recognition for our training and education programs. Sharing knowledge about complementary medicine in a way that has impact in the real world is our passion. We love developing it, and continuously testing and learning so we keep improving. It is great to see that our efforts have been acknowledged with these prestigious awards.”

Blackmores Institute Director of Education Gill McEwen said: “We have taken a new direction with our online and blended learning programs, making them more interactive and providing formats that better suit the busy, connected lifestyles of our learners. Developing entertaining and informative multi-media content that can be accessed on the go, via a computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone has proved immensely popular.”

“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 honoured 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.

Excellence Awards winners will be honoured at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference, February 4-6, 2020, at the Hilton West Palm Beach, Florida. Select winners also will serve as presenters in breakout sessions, sharing their leading practices during the conference.

“The HCM Excellence Awards recognize programs that measurably benefit organizations,” said Mike Cooke, Brandon Hall Group CEO.

“Many human capital management departments are unable to confirm that their initiatives help the business’s bottom line. Because we focus on measurable benefits, our awards program is universally recognized and highly prestigious.”

The win was announced win was announced on August 23, with a full list of winners available at

Healthcare professionals learn more about CMEd at 

Pharmacy Retail training is available to Blackmores retail customers who can access it with the support of their customer business manager.

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