Convergys Executive Named Training Industry Inc.
<p><strong>Cincinnati — June 5</strong><br />During the Training Growth Strategies Conference in Cary, N.C., Marianne Langlois, Convergys Corp. vice president of Professional Services Learning, was recognized as one of the “20 Most Influential Training Professionals” in 2007. </p><p>The winners of the new award, established by Training Industry Inc., were nominated and selected by their peers for their contribution to the growth and development of the industry.</p><p>Langlois is responsible for Convergys’ global Learning Solutions business, which has more than 300 learning professionals and more than 500 clients. </p><p>With more than 20 years of experience, Langlois has led successful transformations of businesses to drive superior business results for customers and shareholders. </p><p>Langlois has a Project Management Professional certification, is a member of the Project Management Institute, American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and International Society of Performance Improvement (ISPI). </p><p>She received a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. </p><p>Langlois is leading the introduction of Convergys’ Learning Diagnostic solution. </p><p>With large companies spending $30 million to $50 million per year on decentralized corporate training programs, Convergys’ Learning Diagnostic can achieve corporate learning objectives at 20 percent to 50 percent lower cost. </p><p>The four- to six-week diagnostic program evaluates a company’s learning organization, and then it develops recommendations for potential outsourcing and consolidation. </p><p>The solution is helpful for any company that wants to reduce overall costs and improve efficiencies while still allowing for training that is aligned with specific business units’ strategies.<br /></p>