Learning and Development Award

Bidvest Bank Scoops International Learning and Development Award


At the annual aNewSpring ‘’Most Inspiring Learning Journey’’ awards held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Bidvest Bank was awarded the Best International Learning Journey Award, by aNewSpring (Africa). Lisa Gallon, National Learning and Development Manager for Bidvest Bank, received the prestigious award from Paul Hanly, aNewSpring Africa Managing Director.

aNewSpring is an international E Learning Software company with its head office based in Rotterdam. The aNewSpring ‘’Most Inspiring Learning Journey’’ awards evening is hosted annually for the most inspirational learning journeys created and hosted using their cutting-edge software. Bidvest Bank are the first African based client to be invited to the prestigious event and are the first company to win the ‘’Best International Learning Journey’’ award.

Bidvest Bank began using the aNewSpring software in 2014, when Gallon sought to mirror the banks customer centric approach to banking in her training programs

The Bidvest Bank brief required a blended learning program that was user friendly, cost effective and included a knowledge retention capability for refresher training.

“The implementation process was seamless as we were guided by aNewSpring Africa throughout” says Gallon.

During her presentation in Rotterdam, Gallon explained how the platform had saved the bank millions of Rand in the past three years and how it has had a positive impact on the training culture within the organization. “The results speak for themselves” said Gallon.

“I am delighted to see the very real value that Bidvest Bank have unlocked using the aNewSpring platform. The results are really rather staggering and exceeded even my own expectations” said Paul Hanly, Managing Director of aNewSpring Africa

aNewSpring Africa will be hosting a Learning & Development event on 16th March in Johannesburg during which the Bidvest Bank Case Study will be presented to L&D managers within the Bidvest Group of Companies, although select external organizations will also be invited to attend.

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