People Matters Media, which is India's largest media brand for HR and Talent Professionals and AON Hewitt, which is the global talent, retirement and Health Business of Aon PLC (NYSE: AON), today announced a partnership to create an Online Learning Academy which would be focused on HR capability building. The announcement was made at People Matters L&D Annual League Conference 2017 in Mumbai.
The Learning Academy will host online courseware of Aon Hewitt Learning Center in domains such as Rewards, HR Analytics, Talent Acquisition, HR Shared Services, Engagement, Performance and Change. The learning journeys will be specifically designed for an online, self-paced learning experience. Aon Hewitt’s deep consulting expertise and People Matters curation and assessment of HR needs will enable the Learning Academy to be pragmatic and futuristic.
Sandeep Chaudhary, CEO, Aon Hewitt India said “Since 2012, we have trained over 8,000 HR professionals through the Aon Hewitt Learning Center. Learning today happens outside the classroom, often in spurts when you need it. People Matters has built a credible community of HR and talent professionals and we are delighted to join hands to make our expertise available to a wider pool of HR professionals and students.”
Speaking about the initiative, Ester Martinez, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, People Matters Media, said: “The Learning Academy will bring the opportunity to upskill thousands of HR professionals across the region. Upskilling of HR teams is a key priority for organizations as the world of work is rapidly demanding talent leaders to achieve business outcomes in different ways. Partnering with Aon is a great opportunity for our community to access the best content for HR capability building.”
The Learning Academy will go live at the start of the year 2018 and address professionals and students in India, South East Asia, Middle East & Africa markets.