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TTA Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Training Outsourcing Company List

TTA was recently named to the 2019 Training Industry Top 20 list of Training Outsourcing companies for the 10th consecutive year, based on the following criteria:

  • Industry visibility, innovation and impact
  • Capability to deliver multiple types of training services
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

“The companies on this year’s Training Outsourcing Top 20 list are leaders in outsourcing training,” said Danielle Draewell, market research analyst at Training Industry, Inc. “TTA provides services to meet its clients’ needs with multi-device online learning, social media applications, HTML5 content and gamification. It has also created virtual and remote labs to create engaging learner experiences.”

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TTA Named to the 2019 Leadership Training Companies Watch List

TTA has been named to the 2019 Leadership Training Companies Watch List by Training Industry, Inc.

“The development and delivery of leadership training continues to be a big component in our business as corporations are acutely aware of how these soft skills are key competitive differentiators,” said Keith Gibson, Vice President of Business Development.

The selection of the 2019 Leadership Training Companies Watch List was based on the following criteria:

  • Thought leadership and influence on leadership training industry
  • Breadth and quality of programs and audiences served
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Industry recognition and innovation
  • Strength of clients and geographic reach

Training Industry specifies that “The leadership training sector includes companies with diverse perspectives and capabilities, where they have demonstrated specific strengths with demonstrable benefit, often in particular areas of specialization within leadership training.”

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TTA Named One of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe

TTA has been named one of the 2018 Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the 11th annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe.

The Top Places to Work recognizes the most admired workplaces in Massachusetts voted on by the people who know them the best – their employees. The survey measures employee opinions about their company’s direction, execution, connection, management, work, pay and benefits, and engagement. The employers are placed into one of four groups: small, with 50 to 99 employees; medium, with 100 to 249 workers; large, with 250 to 999; and largest, with 1,000 or more. TTA was ranked among the top employers in the small category.

Being named among the Top Places to Work is a great validation of TTA’s focus on building a vibrant and engaged company culture. As TTA’s co-founder, and leader with the roles of President and CEO, Maria Melfa is passionate about the company culture and employee engagement, saying “We want to create a workplace that people love coming to, a place where people thrive, and where their creative energy is unleashed.”

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TTA Has Been Selected as a 2018 Top 20 IT Training Company by Training Industry, Inc.

TTA has recently been named as one of the 2018 Top 20 IT Training Companies by Training Industry, Inc. Selection to the 2018 Training Industry Top 20™ IT Training Companies List was based on the following criteria:

  • Breadth and quality of IT training content and courses
  • Leadership and innovation in IT training
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

Training Industry Top 20 reports on critical sectors of the training marketplace to better inform professionals about the best and most innovative providers of training services and technologies. “This year’s Top 20 IT Training Companies continue to lead the way in the information technology training market, with offerings and capabilities that are under constant development to keep up to date with the needs of the market,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. “TTA was selected based on its standing as an overall innovator among IT training companies and the overall breadth and quality of its IT training content.”

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TTA Wins a 2018 Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence in Technology in the Category of Best Advance in Onboarding Technology

TTA has won the 2018 Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence in Technology in the category of Best Advance in Onboarding Technology.

“We are focused on helping drive innovation for our clients, and we do the same for ourselves internally, so having state-of-the-art onboarding technology and practices in place is critical to TTA’s ongoing success and emphasis on having a culture of engaged employees.  And engagement starts with the first contact prospective employees have with us, so we cannot overemphasize enough the value and importance of effective onboarding,” said Maria Melfa, TTA’s President and CEO.

A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how 
does it differ from any competing products?
  • Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what 
need does this product address?
  • Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to 
experience as a result of using this product?
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TTA Has Won a 2018 Bronze Stevie Award for Women in Business in the Category of Women-Run Workplace of the Year

TTA has won the 2018 Bronze Stevie Award for Women in Business in the category of Women-Run Workplace of the Year. The Stevie Awards committee stated that “The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®. The Stevies are widely considered to be the world’s premier business awards.”

TTA’s co-founder, and current leader with the roles of President and CEO, Maria Melfa has been focused on ensuring that the organization lives up to standards of excellence that deliver transformational results for our clients. And key to that is building an internal culture of innovation and engagement that Ms. Melfa has fostered. As TTA’s President and CEO, Ms. Melfa is also passionate about the company culture and employee engagement, believing that happy employees will deliver exceptional service to our clients. Maria is dedicated to driving innovation and change, which has greatly contributed to TTA’s success.

Receiving the 2018 Stevie Award for Women-Run Workplace of the Year is the validation of Ms. Melfa’s dedication to creating an engaged and innovative workplace where people thrive. “I am grateful for the efforts that our people make every day in delivering value to our clients, which is why I am so dedicated to creating an effective organization where people feel appreciated and thrive, “ said Ms. Melfa.

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TTA’s Marketing Department named “Marketing Team of the Year” Gold Award Winner

The TTA Marketing team has been named the Marketing Team of the Year Gold Winner and received the 2018 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Award for all of their accomplishments over the past 12 months.

The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, best deployments, product management, public relations, marketing, corporate communications, international business, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world.

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TTA’s VP of Marketing Jasmine Martirossian named “Marketing Executive of the Year” Bronze Award Winner

TTA’s VP of Marketing Jasmine Martirossian has been named the Marketing Executive of the Year Bronze Winner and received the 2018 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Award for her accomplishments over the past 12 months.

The Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, best deployments, product management, public relations, marketing, corporate communications, international business, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world.

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TTA and Unum Win the 2018 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Silver Award for Leadership Development

We’ve won the 2018 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Silver Award for Leadership Development for the work that TTA did for its client Unum in creating a leadership development program, helping evolve Unum’s leadership development program to meet the changing needs of the marketplace. Unum needed a leadership development program centered on clear goals for corporate strategy, coaching to higher performance, supporting employees through change, and modeling leadership at all levels

TTA was a recipient of the award based on the following criteria:

  • Fit the need
  • Design of the program
  • Functionality
  • Innovation
  • Overall measurable benefits.

“Excellence Award winners personify innovation that drives business results. Our winners embrace the future and embrace change and the challenges that go with it,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program.

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Named to the ‘2018 Content Development Companies Watch List’ by Training Industry, Inc.

We’ve received another award, as TTA was recognized as one of the top global companies that provides content development services.

TTA was named to the list on account of:

  • Industry visibility, innovation and impact
  • Capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Depth and breadth of subject matter expertise
  • Quality of clients
  • Geographic reach

“The organizations selected for this year’s Content Development Watch List are emerging providers who demonstrate capabilities to provide quality custom programs for companies in a wide array of industries,” said Danielle Draewell, market research analyst at Training Industry, Inc. “These companies should be considered for any opportunity that demands innovation to provide engaging courses.”

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Named a ‘2018 Top 20 Outsourcing Company’ by Training Industry, Inc.

TTA received this award for excellence in many areas, which included:

  • Industry visibility, innovation and impact
  • Capability to deliver multiple types of training services
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

“We are delighted to be named among 2018 Training Outsourcing Top 20 Companies. Our role in the area of outsourcing is critical to delivering value to our clients and facilitating the growth of their businesses. Outsourcing is a model that is here to stay and we are glad to be in this area,” said Maria Melfa, CEO of The Training Associates.

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Named to the ‘2018 Leadership Training Companies Watch List’ by Training Industry, Inc.

The Training Associates were placed on the ‘2018 Leadership Training Companies Watch List’ due to the following criteria:

  • Thought leadership and influence on leadership training industry
  • Breadth and quality of programs and audiences served
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Industry recognition and innovation
  • Strength of clients and geographic reach

“Companies rely on us for our ability to develop and deliver customized leadership programs that fit their unique needs. Leadership training is a major component of our business, and clients chose TTA for our agile approach,” said Maria Melfa, CEO of The Training Associates.

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Recipient of Brandon Hall Group 2017 Gold Award for Learning Excellence.

We won the coveted 2017 Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for Best Results of a Learning Program for Leadership Training.

We received this award due to our collaborative effort with the Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road Council, for the transformation of its antiquated and stagnant legacy culture to one of innovation, leadership and strength. Included in the overall learning solution were employee needs assessment and evaluation tools, leadership development tools, intergenerational training models and techniques, strengths assessment, and development tools.

The criteria for the award was based on:

  • Fit the need
  • Design of the program
  • Functionality
  • Innovation
  • Overall measurable benefits.

“It is quite an honor to have been selected for the Gold award for Best Results of a Learning Program,” said Maria Melfa, President and CEO at The Training Associates. “This award means a lot to our organization. We are passionate about helping our clients receive measurable results. This award confirms the positive impact our work has on transforming organizations. We are very thankful to work with an organization as special as the Girl Scouts and our exceptionally talented learning consultants on this critical leadership initiative.”

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Named to the ‘2017 Content Development Companies Watch List’ by Training Industry, Inc.

We got named to the ‘2017 Content Development Companies Watch List’ because of our:

  • Industry visibility, innovation and impact
  • Capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Depth and breadth of subject matter expertise
  • Quality of clients
  • Geographic reach

“We are excited and honored to be selected for the ‘2017 Content Development Companies Watch List’,” said Maria Melfa, President and CEO of The Training Associates Corporation. “Content development has been a primary offering of ours for over a decade. Because of our experience and flexibility, clients continue to rely on us to assist them in the creation of customized content for a variety of topics and modalities to meet their unique training needs.”

Named to Training Industry Inc.’s ‘Top 20 IT Training Companies’ List

TTA was named one of the Top IT Training Companies, based on the following criteria:

  • Breadth and quality of IT training content and courses
  • Leadership and innovation in IT training
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach
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Named a ‘Top 20 Training Outsourcing Company’ by Training Industry, Inc. for the Ninth Consecutive Year

9 years in a row being named a Top Training Outsourcing Company, ho-hum. Want to know how we keep doing it? Read below.

  • Industry visibility, innovation and impact
  • Capability to deliver multiple types of training services
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

Ken Taylor, President, Training Industry, Inc. said “These companies have adapted to the needs of the training industry, with capabilities in delivery, content, administrative services and learning technology that align with buyers’ needs.”

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Named to Training Industry Inc.’s ‘Top 20 IT Training Companies’ List for Fifth Consecutive Year

5. Years. In. A. Row. We were once again named a Top IT Training Companies, based on the following criteria:

  • Leadership and innovation in IT training
  • Breadth of IT training and delivery methods offered
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Quality and number of clients/users
  • Geographic reach
  • Awards, recognition and competitive differentiation.

“It is such an honor to be selected a Top 20 IT Training Company again this year,” said Maria Melfa, President and CEO of The Training Associates. “With the training industry being in a constant state of evolution, companies need to be on the cutting edge of learning methodologies and technology. We are grateful to our dedicated learning and development professionals and internal staff for maintaining this high mark of excellence. I also wish to recognize and congratulate 16 of our learning partners and clients that also received this award.”

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Named to Training Industry Inc.’s ‘Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies’ List for Eighth Consecutive Year

New year, same result. We got selected again as one of Top Training Outsourcing Companies out there. The reasons we keep getting chosen are because we have:

  • Industry visibility
  • Innovation and impact
  • Capability to deliver multiple types of training services
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach.

“We are thrilled to have been selected a Top 20 Training Outsourcing Company again this year and even more excited to recognize 13 of our prestigious learning partners and clients that also received this award,” said Maria Melfa, President and CEO of The Training Associates. “Sustaining this high mark of excellence for eight consecutive years really bears witness to our company’s commitment to providing best-in-class L&D services and talent to our clients and learning partners, as well the commitment and talent of our dedicated learning and development professionals and internal staff.”

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