The DuPont Learning Management System (LMS) developed by DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) received Occupational Health & Safety magazine’s 2011 New Product of the Year Award in the online training category. Released in 2011, the LMS is the foundation of the DuPont™ eLearning Suite, which includes a library of more than 1,400 interactive courses and authoring tool for creating interactive online multimedia courses customized to meet user requirements.
“We are very proud of this award and of the international collaboration among our Training Solutions teams in Virginia Beach (U.S.), Chennai (India) and Manila (Philippines) who represent multiple functions,” said DuPont Sustainable Solutions President Jim Weigand. “Workplaces around the world are undergoing dramatic changes as a result of technology, demographic shifts in the global workforce, economic development and many other forces. Employers are challenged to ensure their employees have the knowledge and skills to perform jobs that will grow and sustain their organizations. Learning solutions have never been more important."
Using the LMS, organizations of all sizes and across industries can efficiently deliver standardized training across work sites and job titles. Learning professionals can assign, administer and measure training from virtually any location. Content can be easily customized with job- and site-specific information to meet specific learning and development needs. The LMS is available in 13 languages and includes local support for global enterprises.
The New Product of the Year Award is in its third year. It honors the outstanding product development achievements of health and safety manufacturers whose products are considered particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve workplace safety. The award was presented to DSS at the 2011 National Safety Council Congress and Expo.