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Kallidus reaches the finals for two 2020 Learning Awards

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Kallidus, an industry leading provider of learning and talent management solutions, has been named as a finalist for two prestigious 2020 Learning Awards: External Learning Solution of the Year in partnership with GTR and the Learning Platform Award with JYSK.


Organised by the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI), the awards recognise outstanding achievement, best practice and excellence in corporate learning and performance. This year’s awards received a record number of submissions from the highest achieving individuals and organisations in learning and development across the world.

Rob Caul, CEO of Kallidus said: We are really excited to have reached the finals for a record number of seven awards this year. In September we were shortlisted for five Learning Technologies Awards and we are delighted to have been named a finalist for two of the most competitive Learning Awards categories.”   

Kallidus and GTR have been shortlisted in both the Learning Awards and Learning Technologies Awards for delivering the One Step Ahead initiative which supports the modernisation of infrastructure, ticketing and passenger services of the UK’s biggest rail franchise. As part of a £2 million blended learning customer service training programme, nearly 3,000 customer-facing staff, managers and supervisors have been trained using face-to-face learning, innovative eLearning and games. The initiative is driving organisational change and giving staff the critical skills they need to support improvements in customer care and performance.

The Learning Platform Award is a new Learning Awards category this year. Kallidus and homeware retailer JYSK have been selected as a finalist in this category and in the Learning Technologies Awards for their implementation of Kallidus Learn, rolled out to over 12,000 employees across 20 countries. The platform has enabled the delivery of a new sales and customer service mobile learning curriculum and is supporting a thriving learning culture of connected learners. It has already made a marked contribution to a 12% increase in turnover, a 40+% increase in online sales and significant improvements in customer service and employee satisfaction levels.

Philip Pyle, Chief Revenue Officer added: “Reaching the finals for the industry’s most highly sought after accolades reflects the talent we have in our organisation, our industry leading focus on user-experience design and our commitment to working in partnership with our customers to deliver long-term value and business impact.”

As well as being a finalist for the LPI’s External Learning Solution Award and Learning Platform Award, Kallidus is also a finalist in the Learning Technologies Awards which take place on the 27th November 2019, in the following categories: 

  • Best Learning Platform Implementation with JYSK
  • Best Learning Technologies Project (UK commercial sector) with GTR
  • Best Use of Blended Learning (UK commercial sector) with GTR
  • Learning Designer of the Year – Graham Waller
  • Learning Developer of the Year – Joe Turner

The LPI’s Learning Awards ceremony takes place at the London Hilton on the 20th February 2020. For further information and the full list of finalists visit

For the full shortlist for the Learning Technologies Awards visit


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