ZEE bags Brandon Hall Global HCM Excellence Awards

BizAsia Correspondent



ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has bagged multiple awards at the 2023 edition of the Brandon Hall Global HCM (Human Capital Management) Excellence Awards.

The awards include 4 gold and 1 silver. The company bagged gold across categories including ‘Best Program for Upskilling Employees’, ‘Best Approach to Implementing a Learning Experience Platform’, ‘Best Development Program for Frontline Leaders’ and ‘Best Advance in Employee Recognition Program’; and Silver in ‘Best Advance in Creating a Learning Strategy’ award category.

Brandon Hall Group orchestrates the aawards program in Human Capital Management, renowned for its longevity and magnitude. Operating as an independent Human Capital Management research and analyst firm, the entity provides strategic insights to executives and practitioners, guiding growth and driving business outcomes, while also recognizing the most iconic L&D initiatives at the Human Capital Management Excellence Awards. ZEE has received recognition for its tailored talent management initiatives that effectively foster learning and professional growth.

Speaking on the win, Mr. Animesh Kumar, President – HR & Transformation, ZEE said: “The acknowledgment from Brandon Hall Group reaffirms our dedication to pioneering, technology[1]infused learning as well as building a culture of appreciation. At ZEE, we have maintained a persistent commitment to integrate technology into our capability development and recognition efforts, enhancing their efficacy and adaptability. It is critical to note that equipping employees with new proficiencies is vital to match the pace of the ever-evolving M&E landscape. We are committed to enriching our workforce with a disruptive attitude through our learning initiatives, fostering skill acquisition and leadership development. Our investments in digital people-centric platforms, providing on-the-go accessibility to employees for such programmes, underscores this commitment.”

In line with the company’s long-term vision, the organization has been institutionalizing a strategic re-design to develop as well as encourage a learner-centric approach. Following a pioneering approach, ZEE has consistently promoted a culture of ‘Continuous Learning’, through the implementation of its iconic ‘Academy of Excellence’ model. Comprising of successful initiatives such as Compliance Academy, Digicademy and Lead-Your-Ship Academy. `The model is taking major strides in capability-building and developing a culture of continuous learning through upskilling, with an aim to chart the next phase of growth.

Dheeraj Jaggi, Head – Enterprise Culture and Capability Development and Head HR, Content SBU, ZEE said: “What glitters, must be gold. Our learner focused interventions have continued to glitter at the centre of the business purpose and growth. And nothing tastes better than the success of being bestowed four awards from a coveted body like Brandon Hall for our capabilities development strategy (Academy of excellence), Leadership development and digital and tech based employee learning solutions. Be it our robust capabilities development strategy or interventions and deployments as the outcome of it, every aspect is over indexed on the future of work with technology as a compelling vehicle. The future excites us and the team is excited to remain steadfast at creating meaning through several world class interventions.”