New York, NY—May 27, 2003
The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
announced at its International Conference and Exposition
in San Diego that EquiPro International (EquiPro) and PricewaterhouseCoopers
(PwC) were selected to receive a 2002 ASTD Excellence in
Practice Citation award in the performance improvement category.
This Citation was awarded to EquiPro and PwC for their
creation of Building Our Business: A Developmental Process
for Business Growth. Together, EquiPro and PwC created a
training program to build competencies that fostered proactive
business development and produced tangible business results
for PwC’s Dispute Analysis & Investigations (DA&I)
practice. All Division Partners, Directors and Managers
participated in the program.
ASTD’s Excellence in Practice program recognizes
results achieved through the use of practices, interventions
and tools from the entire scope of workplace learning and
performance. It also affirms the success achieved when the
best interests of the employees and the organization are
considered, and widely disseminates the practices and shares
the learning of the award recipients.
“We are honored to receive a Citation award from
one of the most reputable training and development organizations
in the industry. We pride ourselves on delivering value
and results to our clients and it is rewarding for the EquiPro
team to see our client, PwC, in partnership with us acknowledged
by ASTD”, said Lynda McDermott, President of EquiPro.
ASTD is the world’s leading association of workplace
learning and with 70,000 members from more than 100 countries
and 15,000 organizations—multinational corporations,
medium-sized and small businesses, government, academia,
consulting firms and product and service suppliers. It is
recognized worldwide for its research and analysis, conferences
and expositions, and publications, as well as its incomparable
network of forward thinkers and front-line practitioners.