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Partners for Possibility receives the LEAD2017 Award

Partners for Possibility this month shared the stage of the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, USA with some of the world’s best leadership development and executive education providers.

The organisation received a LEAD2017 Award in the Top Leadership Partner category at the LEAD Awards, which recognises and rewards the most advanced and transformational leadership development programmes in the world. These awards are independently awarded by the human resources portal HR.com and PfP is the only African recipient.

In receiving the award, PfP was ranked number six overall. It is not the first time that PfP has been recognised by HR.com, after HR.com listed it as a Top 10 International Leadership Training provider in 2015.

HR.com awarded PfP with its top LEAD2017 prize after polling over 180 PfP alumni. The research feedback notes that 82.8% of the PfP participants reported that their time on the programme significantly improved their leadership performance and the overall performance of their team. Similarly, 87.8% of the participants polled said that they had significantly increased their knowledge, skills and abilities thanks to their time on the programme.

“We are delighted by the recognition and by the positive responses from PfP alumni who participated in the HR.com poll. Our inclusion on this list is a welcome reward for six years of hard work by hundreds of donors, volunteers and participants,” says Dr Louise van Rhyn, who attended the gala event to receive the LEAD2017 Award.

The LEAD Awards were made during the annual two-day Leadership Excellence and Development Forum (LEAD) in Tennessee. The conference attracts participants from across the world and is supported by HR.com, a social networking and resource site for HR professionals. The portal is frequented by 300 000 professional HR members.

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