Hilton Hotels has awarded a three-year contract to ILX Group to provide financial and commercial e-learning courses for more than 65,000 staff, including IT managers across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
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The hotel group said IT managers were being offered financial training along with all other managers because it was a competence that could help IT managers to qualify for more senior positions in future.
ILX has already trained 17,000 Hilton Hotels staff using a blended approach, which combines e-learning with classroom training and individual mentorship.
Hossam Haggag, director of learning and development at Hilton Hotels, said ILX would enable the hotel group to offer more than 10,000 courses a year in seven languages without increasing the training staff within the organisation.
"This allows us to match the most appropriate learning methods to individuals and specific topics and results in a more efficient use of our in-house resources," said Haggag.
Hilton Hotels plans to expand its e-learning programme to give its 100,000 staff around the world access to training programmes in their native language.